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Alma Mater Tacoma

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1322 South Fawcett Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
http://www.almamatertacoma.com/

May 2018

Laughing Mater June Comedy Showcase

May 16, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Alma Mater Tacoma, 1322 South Fawcett Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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$5

Some say laughter is the best medicine and they’re not wrong. They’re not 100% right, but also not wrong. In the beautiful wooded and green backdrop of Alma Mater’s Honey cafe on every third Friday, you can come get the best and only medicine we are technically allowed to prescribe: laughter. Each month, we strive to bring you some of the best travelling and local comedians this world has to offer, all for the low price of $5. And while…

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June 2018

NEON: Spaceworks’ 3rd Annual Fundraiser

June 8, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Alma Mater Tacoma, 1322 South Fawcett Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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$25 – $125

Spaceworks' third annual fundraiser will feature local music, art, dance party, and of course silent and live auctions with fundraising auctioneer Laura Michalek. Join the effort to strengthen our community and create opportunities for artists and creative entrepreneurs. HEADLINERS Dance into the night at Alma Mater’s outdoor patio and bar surrounded by surreal synths and awash in glowing color. - Those who are unable to join the auction can purchase a separate ticket to join the party at 9 pm.…

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July 2018

Laughing Mater July Comedy Showcase

July 20, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Alma Mater Tacoma, 1322 South Fawcett Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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$5

Some say laughter is the best medicine and they’re not wrong. They’re not 100% right, but also not wrong. In the beautiful wooded and green backdrop of Alma Mater’s Honey cafe on every third Friday, you can come get the best and only medicine we are technically allowed to prescribe: laughter. Each month, we strive to bring you some of the best travelling and local comedians this world has to offer, all for the low price of $5. And while…

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The Night Show

July 21, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Alma Mater Tacoma, 1322 South Fawcett Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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$20

A late night talk show with a Tacoma twist — join hosts Will Jordan and Keilani Afalava for a night of interviews, talks and performances from local musicians and national professionals. The July lineup features music industry professional and Brooklyn-based podcaster Karlie Hustle, who speaks her truth on motherhood, pop culture, and insights from working in the music industry. Tacoma’s own ETC will be joining the stage to share an inside look on running an independent streetwear company, and the…

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August 2018

Laughing Mater August Comedy Showcase

August 17, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Alma Mater Tacoma, 1322 South Fawcett Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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$5

This month, the Tacoma comedy showcase at Alma Mater, Laughing Mater, will host headlining comic Mohanad Elshieky, originally from Benghazi, Libya. Mohanad is a stand up comedian based in Portland, Oregon. He has been featured on the Lovett or Leave it Podcast, NPR, Buzzfeed, Put Your Hands Together Podcast, and Livewire Radio. He has recently been named one of the Top Three Funniest people in Portland and been called an Undisputed Genius of Comedy by the Portland Mercury. Mohanad has…

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Laughing Mater September Comedy Showcase

August 30, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Alma Mater Tacoma, 1322 South Fawcett Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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$5

Some say laughter is the best medicine and they’re not wrong. They’re not 100% right, but also not wrong. In the beautiful wooded and green backdrop of Alma Mater’s Honey cafe on every third Friday, you can come get the best and only medicine we are technically allowed to prescribe: laughter. Each month, we strive to bring you some of the best travelling and local comedians this world has to offer, all for the low price of $5. And while…

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September 2018

Lucha Libre Volcanica

September 14, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Alma Mater Tacoma, 1322 South Fawcett Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Experience the high-flying, hard-hitting action of Lucha Volcanica, the Northwest's premiere lucha libre (Mexican wrestling)! Alma Mater Tacoma will host a 20-foot wrestling ring in their new venue, Fawcett Hall. Tickets on sale now.

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Laughing Mater September Comedy Showcase

September 21, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Alma Mater Tacoma, 1322 South Fawcett Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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$5

Some say laughter is the best medicine and they’re not wrong. They’re not 100% right, but also not wrong. In the beautiful wooded and green backdrop of Alma Mater’s Honey cafe on every third Friday, you can come get the best and only medicine we are technically allowed to prescribe: laughter. Each month, we strive to bring you some of the best travelling and local comedians this world has to offer, all for the low price of $5. And while…

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Rooftop show with Sporty Lee, Spirit Award, and Glass Heart String Choir

September 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Alma Mater Tacoma, 1322 South Fawcett Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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$10

Kick off the first day of Fall with us overlooking the city on the rooftop of Alma Mater. Listen to the sweet sounds of psychedelic boat rockers Sporty Lee, with Spirit Award and Glass Heart String Choir. $10, all ages, pop-up bar on roof!

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October 2018

Laughing Mater October Comedy Showcase

October 19, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Alma Mater Tacoma, 1322 South Fawcett Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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$5

Some say laughter is the best medicine and they’re not wrong. They’re not 100% right, but also not wrong. In the beautiful wooded and green backdrop of Alma Mater’s Honey cafe on every third Friday, you can come get the best and only medicine we are technically allowed to prescribe: laughter. Each month, we strive to bring you some of the best traveling and local comedians this world has to offer, all for the low price of $5. And while…

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November 2018

Champagne Sunday CD Release Party

November 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Alma Mater Tacoma, 1322 South Fawcett Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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$25

Picture an inside out disco ball. Now put our whole show INSIDE that ball. Let’s just imagine all the love, music, images and message are poured out from us to the audience and then bounced back at us, the audience a direct reflection of the artists, the artists an image of the audience. A symbiotic respect and communion between givers and receivers. We want to give our audience a chance to ride in the backseat of our truck on tour,…

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Laura Veirs, Whitney Ballen and Mike Dumovich

November 16, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Alma Mater Tacoma, 1322 South Fawcett Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
$15 – $20

LAURA VEIRS - NEW ALBUM / The Lookout https://lauraveirs.com/ In April, Veirs released her tenth solo album The Lookout on her boutique record label Raven Marching Band. The Lookout is a concept album about the fragility of precious things. She wrote songs daily for a year to produce her strongest work yet. Produced by her Grammy-nominated husband Tucker Martine, The Lookout features guest vocals from Sufjan Stevens, Jim James and Karl Blau among others. WHITNEY BALLEN - NEW ALBUM /…

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Tacoma Noise Rodeo

November 30, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Alma Mater Tacoma, 1322 South Fawcett Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Free

Esoteric electronic music has always had a hard time finding a place and a time. Tacoma Noise Rodeo exists because there is no outlet for in Tacoma for who make music that tends towards the experimental. The idea behind the noise rodeo is to locate this venue. Each of the artists was selected because of their vision of what music should be. Each artist is given 30 minutes to fill with their vision of sounds. Afterwards the three artists play…

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December 2018

Laughing Mater December Comedy Showcase

December 21, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Alma Mater Tacoma, 1322 South Fawcett Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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$5

Some say laughter is the best medicine and they’re not wrong. They’re not 100% right, but also not wrong. In the beautiful wooded and green backdrop of Alma Mater’s Honey cafe on every third Friday, you can come get the best and only medicine we are technically allowed to prescribe: laughter. Each month, we strive to bring you some of the best travelling and local comedians this world has to offer, all for the low price of $5. And while…

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May 2019

Warren Dunes ft. Julia Massey @ Alma Mater

May 4, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Alma Mater Tacoma, 1322 South Fawcett Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States

Opening for Tres Leches and Y La Bamba, Warren Dunes ft. Julia Massey play a live show supporting their recent release "Welcome to Warren Dunes." “A slinking piece of Caribbean funk-pop with big choruses and groovy rhythms.” – Under the Radar In Warren Dunes, brothers Jared and Dominic Cortese along with Julia Massey, chart new realms of musical fantasy with contagious joy. Post-modern beach music from the Pacific Northwest, Welcome To Warren Dunes weaves threads of indie pop, art-rock, psych,…

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Modern Womxn Art Exhibition + Women in Business Workshop

May 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Alma Mater Tacoma, 1322 South Fawcett Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States

Please join Handmade PNW for a unique art show that tackles the modern experience of being a womxn.  Featuring 17 local womxn artists, the Modern Womxn Exhibition will be viewable to the public for free during opening hours at Alma Mater. There will also be an artists reception and community party on May 7 from 6-9 p.m. at Honey (free with registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/artist-reception-for-modern-womxn-art-show-tickets-55054259773) Along with the show, Handmade PNW and Allison Bishins Consulting will be leading a workshop, Modern Womxn: @ Work. Speakers…

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