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!!!, pronounced "chk chk chk," formed in 1996 after Yah Mos disbanded.
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Rap/Hip Hop
The rap duo consists of cousins from New Orleans, described by one fan on the Web as "maniacal, lo-fi weirdos [who] have been creating futuristic glitch trap with enough bass to kickstart the apocalypse." Their notoriety, such as it is, stems from graphic descriptions of drug use and violence in their lyrics.
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Nature, Children, For the Family, Craft Show, Fair/Festival
10th Annual Rock Tailgate and Swap
10th annual rock tailgate and swap. 30 vendors sell or trade rocks, minerals, fossils, and lapidary equipment. Display, door prizes, raffle, demonstrations, and children activity. Food vendor and restrooms. Fun for the whole family. For more information email: Visit us on Facebook: Shelton Rock and Mineral Society.
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Running, Walking
11th Annual Parkland Pace or Race
11th Annual Parkland Pace or Race. August 24, 2019. Washington High School. 12420 Ainsworth Ave. S. Tacoma, WA 98444. Registration, course map, and results can be found at Cost – $15. Online Registration closes on August 23rd at 11:59 PM. Registrations are also accepted on the day of the event for an additional charge of $5. 8:30 AM – Registration/Packet Pick Up Opens. 9:20 AM – Registration/Packet Pick Up Closes. 9:30 AM – Start of Event. 10:30 AM – Start of Awards. 5 kilometer course is flat and fast. Raffle prizes are given away at awards ceremony. Ribbons are given to top 3 in each gender and age group. Medals are given to 1st place overall male and female. All proceeds benefit Washington High School Cross Country. For more information contact: Allen Culp. 253-219-5252.
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1968: The Year That Rocked Washington
Join us as we welcome John C. Hughes, Bob Young & Lori Larson to Browsers in support of their new book, 1968: The Year That Rocked Washington published by Legacy Washington. About the Book: 1968: The Year That Rocked Washington is the latest compilation of stories from Legacy Washington. This compelling book spotlights Washingtonians whose lives reflected the unsettling problems and soaring ideals of the 1960s Change was in the air. Everywhere. From Saigon to Seattle, Paris to Pasco. On college campuses, the campaign trail and evergreen peaks, Washingtonians were spurred to action. It was the year when Vietnam, civil rights, women’s liberation and conservation coalesced — the year when tragedy led the 6 o’clock news with numbing regularity. Nearly 50 million Baby Boomers were coming of age. The draft call for 1968 was 302,000, up 72,000 from the prior year. These people may have had differing politics and goals. But they had one thing in common: The courage of their convictions. And their stories show the power of a committed individual to make a difference.” Secretary of State, Kim Wyman. About the Authors: John C. Hughes is the chief historian for the Office of the Secretary of State. He retired as editor and publisher of The Daily World in Aberdeen in 2008 after a 42-year career in journalism that saw him win awards for reporting, photography, historical features, editorials and columns. An alumnus of the University of Puget Sound and the University of Maryland, he is a trustee of the Washington State Historical Society. Hughes is the author of 11 books on Northwest history, including On the Harbor: From Black Friday to Nirvana; Booth Who?, a biography of Governor Booth Gardner; Slade Gorton, A Half Century in Politics; Lillian Walker, Washington State Civil Rights Pioneer; Governor John Spellman: Politics Never Broke His Heart; Pressing On, the story of the family-owned Seattle Times and Wenatchee World.
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2019 Siren's Ball: East Meets West
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Rap/Hip Hop
21 Savage
21 Savage is a street/urban rapper out of Atlanta.
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22nd Annual Tour of Remodeled Homes
The 2019 Tour of Remodeled Homes presented by Master Builders Association Pierce County features remodeling projects in homes throughout Pierce County. Homeowners are opening their doors to showcase their professionally remodeled homes, including master suites, kitchens, bathrooms, whole-house remodels, and more. Homes on the tour reflect a large variety of interior design and architectural trends. The tour is presented by members of the Remodelors™ Council of the Master Builders Association of Pierce County. The remodeler for each project will be present at each house to answer your questions. Tour dates are September 28 & 29, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. daily. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. A portion of the Tour proceeds benefit the Mary Bridge Helping Hands Fund and the MultiCare Tree House. Visit tour homes in any order you wish. At the first tour location of your choice, you will receive a "Passport" with additional details and remaining tour home locations. Home locations will be available at Wednesday, September 25, 2019 before the event. For additional details about the 2019 tour, visit Whether you're looking to remodel, buy, or just need some inspiration, the 22nd Annual Tour of Remodeled Homes will have something for you.
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Fair/Festival, Film
2nd Annual Anderson Island Film Festival & Gala
Now in its second year, the Anderson Island Film Festival is building on the phenomenal success of its inaugural event. This year’s event will be held Sept. 13, 14 and 15 at the historic Johnson Farm at Anderson Island in Washington state’s breathtaking Puget Sound. Anderson Island is a thriving artists colony, accessible by a 20-minute ferry ride, with easy access to the Seattle, Tacoma and Olympia metropolitan areas. Our mission: Promoting community and creativity by: - Showcasing the works of filmmakers regionally and worldwide. - Selecting films that enrich, entertain, inform and provoke. - Providing workshops on film-making and film appreciation to nurture a new generation of filmmakers. This year's festival theme is "Journeys."
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Rap/Hip Hop,Reggae,Rock,Ska
Due largely in part to non-stop touring in the early '90s, Nebraska alt-rockers 311 built a big fan base for their rock-rap-reggae hybrid style of music. The group's name is taken from Omaha Police Department's code for indecent exposure.
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