Tacoma Murals Project

Slabs of gray all around the city are being transformed into bright, positive images about community. The Tacoma Murals Project has completed murals in neighborhoods throughout town since 2010. It wa...

Indie Developer Profile: Derek Yu

When it comes to the indie game development community, few developerss can claim to be as notable as Derek Yu. Spelunky and Aquaria are his most recent and probably most well-known projects, but his ...

Urban Xchange

I arrived at UrbanXchange on a breezy Tuesday afternoon excited to interview the owner in order to learn the history of this Tacoma hotspot. As I took in my surroundings I noticed that the store exud...

Randy Reviews Rock-Bot Live Karaoke

What’s up, downtown Tacoma music scene? I went out last Friday to the Varsity Grill to check the buzz I’ve been hearing about this karaoke band. They are called Rock-Bot and this band really lives up...

Moonrise Kingdom

Youth, memory, imagination and of course love now playing at The Grand Cinema. Wes Anderson’s latest movie, “Moonrise Kingdom”, falls right into line with his previous works with meticulously planned...

Five Classic Books to Read Before You Die

How is a book defined as a classic? Is there a hierarchy of literary fanatics hidden somewhere in an immaculate library making these decisions? Well to put it simply, the answer is no. Time is the mo...

L.A. Noire Review

“L.A. Noire,” developed by Team Bondi and published by Rockstar Games, delivers a cinematic gaming experience following the character Cole Phelps through his career as a detective. The game incorpora...