Concert crowd

Around the Sound this weekend: Music, food, festivals and fun in every direction

This incredible August weekend around the Sound includes a second epic benefit concert by Seattle's own Pearl Jam, and a celebration of the Northwest's iconic and influential record label, SubPop. And a reminder for you -- if you happening to be heading to Key Arena on Saturday for that Hall &...
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John gave blood!

Here's what happened when I donated blood -- you can do it too!

I'm not going to lie -- I'm not a big fan of needles. I've had a tetanus shot here and a flu shot there over the years, and they're never as bad as I think they're going to be, but still -- I'm not a big fan of needles. I'm sure that's one of the reasons I've been a slacker when it comes to...
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Parade marching band

Art, beer, wine, music and a BIG parade: Around the Sound this weekend

​Who likes music, wine, art or a parade? You? This is your weekend then! Here's what's happening around the Sound on this hot July weekend: White River Amphitheatre concerts Friday7pm. Foreigner, Whitesnake, and Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening. Marymoor Park Concerts Saturday at 3pm. Sublime...
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Food festival

Bite, Block Party, Baseball, Berries & Boxers: Around the Sound this weekend

Let's find something to do outdoors on this beautiful Puget Sound summer weekend. Shouldn't be too hard! Seattle Mariners at home against the White Sox . Friday’s game is at 7:10pm and it’s Pearl Jam Fireworks Night after the game. Saturday gametime is at 7:10pm and it’s Dee Gordon Bobblehead Nigh...
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We love all kinds of dogs, but this fundraiser is just for boxers

Boxers are cool dogs, right? So a boxer fundraiser has got to be extra cool. There’s a great organization in Woodinville called Northwest Boxer Rescue . Their mission: Northwest Boxer Rescue (NWBR) believes that every boxer deserves a chance to live a happy life in a loving home. Abandoned or...
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Relay for Life luminaria

Relay for Life to beat cancer this weekend

Chances are that someone in your life has been affected by cancer. Whether it’s your family and friends, your neighbors or your workmates,or even you . . . . the odds are cancer has touched your life in some way. So who’s on your team? Relay for Life is the signature event of the American Cancer...
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rock star

The Broadway musical "Rock of Ages" is auditioning rock singers around the Sound

We all secretly (or not so secretly) think we could be rock stars if we just had the chance, right? Or maybe more of a showbiz fantasy? Like appearing on the Broadway stage? Well here’s your chance to tick off both boxes. There’s a Broadway musical called Rock Of Ages that’s about a small town girl...
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Scared dog

How to keep your dog calm when things are exploding around the 4th of July

It's a pretty good rule of thumb: Dogs hate loud noises. And here we are, the noisiest holiday of the year. I don’t know how it is where you live, but in my neighborhood in West Seattle, people are blowing stuff up in their yards and in public parks days before the Fourth of July, and it completely...
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Live theater

Tony-nominated musical seeks child actress for Seattle production of "Waitress"

Know any aspiring 5-year-old actresses?
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Duke's Scallop & Prawn Chop Chop Salad

Open wide, South Sound -- Taste of Tacoma is this weekend!

What are you hungry for? You're going to find it at Taste of Tacoma this weekend. They call it the "Ultimate Summer Get Together" at Point Defiance Park in Tacoma . . . I mean, seriously -- 40+ restaurants & vendors, the very swanky South Sound Bites local restaurant showcase, craft &...
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