Tripping the Lights Fantastic music festival in Shelton, now in its third year, is a volunteer effort. The organizers haven’t made any money from it and bands get a percentage of ticket sales rather than a guaranteed rate.
Olympia’s top performance poets are heading to the National Poetry Slam, where they’ll bare their souls and speak their truth in competition with poets from all over the country. But before they head to the nationals next week, the poets will show off the material they’ve been preparing and practicing at a send-off show Thursday.
DON'T MISS: Summer Olympics opening ceremony - Are you ready for some pomp and pageantry? Athletes from more than 200 countries are expected to compete over 17 days (Aug. 5-21) in the Rio games. But first comes what is expected to be a very festive celebration and the lighting of the cauldron. Ushering viewers through it all will be Matt Lauer, Meredith Vieira and Hoda Kotb. 7 p.m. Friday, NBC.
Both the NFL and the Commission on Presidential Debates are rejecting Republican Donald Trump's assertions about the fall debates, which the billionaire businessman says have been rigged by his opponents to draw a smaller audience by scheduling two of them at the same time as a football game.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says opponent Hillary Clinton and other Democrats "are trying to rig" the fall debates by scheduling two of the events opposite NFL games. The football league has complained to him about the debate schedule in a letter, the billionaire says.
Olympia homeowner David Williams along with former MGM and Paramount studios' set designer Thomas Polidori offer their thoughts during a July 10th tour of the basement area which was turn it into a replica London street from the 1930s, including an Art Deco theater, faux storefronts, cobblestones, manholes, neon signs etc. Scaled down from an actual period commercial movie house a state-of-the-art theater featuring digital access to most any film caps-off the experience.
WATCH: Basement transformed into amazing vintage movie theater
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VIDEO: Procession's Jerry Berebitsky's parade creation prepares to take flight