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The Swiss Restaurant & Pub

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1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States

November 2018

Radio 80 at The Swiss!

November 16 @ 9:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

Radio 80 has been playing all over the northwest since 2012, Because of their infectious and high energy performance have been a regular staple in many great Northwest Casino's and Club Venues. They are your 80's Pop radio hits from New Wave to Rock--from Duran Duran to Van Halen, Cyndi Lauper to Pat Benatar, and many more. Come out celebrate not only our return to the Swiss but 2 Birthday events Dean McNeal and Sherry Daffin! $10.00 cover (it's worth…

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Sonic Funk Orchestra at The Swiss!

November 17 @ 9:00 pm - November 18 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

Sonic Funk, America's favorite disco & funk experience and #1 choice since 2003 to get the party started! SFO, where the party never ends! Hailing from the Pacific Northwest, Sonic Funk is a 12 piece horn-driven party machine that plays all the favorite chart busting hits by mega artists of the 70's and early 80's, such as Michael Jackson, Kool & The Gang, KC & The Sunshine Band, Earth Wind & Fire, Rose Royce, The Trammps, Chaka Khan, Brothers Johnson,…

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Grit City Think & Drink: Talking Trash: Using Geochemistry To Quantify Human Food Sources In The Diets Of Urban Wildlife In Tacoma And Seattle

November 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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Join us for our monthly Grit City Think & Drink! Free event, food, drink, and you get to learn cool stuff for free. TALKING TRASH: USING GEOCHEMISTRY TO QUANTIFY HUMAN FOOD SOURCES IN THE DIETS OF URBAN WILDLIFE IN TACOMA AND SEATTLE with Dr. Kena Fox-Dobbs, University of Puget Sound. The most abundant and ubiquitous wildlife species in human-dominated landscapes are mesocarnivores, and here in the Pacific Northwest our urban centers are home to large populations of co-occurring raccoons and…

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December 2018

Grit City Think & Drink: Dating In The Digital Age: Swiping, Liking, & Selling The Selfie

December 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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Join us for our monthly Grit City Think & Drink! Free event, food, drink, and you get to learn cool stuff for free. DATING IN THE DIGITAL AGE: SWIPING, LIKING, & SELLING THE SELFIE with Dr. Riki Thompson, UW Tacoma How do people find love, connection, and belonging in the digital age? Success in the online dating world starts with a catchy profile as well as messaging strategies that make others want to chat and eventually meet. In this Think…

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January 2019

Grit City Think & Drink: Listening to the Vital Signs of the Planet

January 8, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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Listening to the Vital Signs of the Planet: New Approaches in Climate Data Communication with Judy Twedt, Climate Data Sound Artist, UW Seattle. Judy Twedt designed a new Ph.D. program in climate data sonification to explore novel techniques for translating geophysical data into sounds that help us better understand our planet, and how it is changing. In this presentation, she will reveal the what, how, and why of data sonification — and perform original soundtracks. Judy Twedt is a climate…

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February 2019

Grit City Think & Drink: FRAMING INJUSTICE: HOW THE MEDIA COVERED THE DAKOTA ACCESS PIPELINE AND WHY IT MATTERS

February 12, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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How do the media cover environmental justice movements and why does it matter? To answer these questions, Dr. Ellen Moore will be discussing her work with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe on the media coverage of the Dakota Access Pipeline. The talk includes discussion of the Dakota Access Pipeline controversy and the media coverage of the #NODAPL movement that emerged in 2016 and 2017. Here, Ellen will present the results of her framing analysis of the large media outlets that…

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