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The Swiss Restaurant & Pub

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1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States

June 2018

Spazmatics

June 9, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - June 10, 2018 @ 1:30 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

The Spazmatics: The Ultimate 80’s New Wave Show…bringing you all the awesome songs and geeky dance steps from the 80′s decade that you wished you’d forgotten. Complete with highwater pants, pocket-protectors and nerdy glasses, The Spazmatics recapture all the best of the worst. Outstanding musicianship- combined with creative flair and style- makes for an evening of pure energy and entertainment. So tonight we’re gonna party like it’s 1999, only . . . it’s not. $10.00 cover charge

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Think & Drink: Muslim Girl Saves the World-Ms. Marvel & Islam in the comics

June 12, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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Superheroes such as Superman or Captain America have been consistently popular, but in response to changing cultural expectations, their ranks are becoming more diverse, with Wonder Woman and Black Panther joining the pantheon of superhuman costumed crime fighters. In this talk UW Tacoma's Andrea Modarres will examine a very different superhero, the rebooted Ms. Marvel, whose alter ego is the teenaged, Pakistani-American, Muslim Kamala Khan. In juggling the pressures of adolescence, second-generation immigrant identity, and her newly-discovered super powers, this…

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Tacoma AF Concert Series, Round 1

June 15, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - June 16, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

This is the first of 4 concerts in the Tacoma AF Music Series. This evening has a KILLER line up featuring the music of the Silver Dollars, Sister Madame, and Forest Beutel as well as the poetry of Jessie Anne Fouts. The Silver Dollars: https://thesilverdollars.bandcamp.com/ Sister Madame: https://www.sistermadame.com/ Forest Beutel: https://www.forestmarekbeutel.com The TACOMA AF Music Series features some of the best local bands, solo performers, and poets getting together to support Write253. MoveToTacoma is happy to support the vibrant artists…

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Blues Summer & Music Festival

June 16, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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South Sound Blues Association presents the BLUES SUMMER & MUSIC FESTIVAL on June 16 at The Swiss in Tacoma. The doors open at noon and the music begins at 1:00 pm and goes until we shut the place down following 9 stellar bands, all with roots in our South Sound community. This is SSBA’s second festival following our packed Winter Blues Festival earlier this year. Blues Summer and Music will also celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Randy Oxford Band.…

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SSBA Blues Summer & Music Festival

June 16, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$8 – $10

https://southsoundblues.org/event/ssba-blues-summer-music-festival-2018/ https://www.facebook.com/events/508540399546831/ South Sound Blues Association Presents the Blues Summer & Music Festival Nine SSBA member bands will perform at the Swiss in Tacoma; event includes the 15th anniversary celebration of the Randy Oxford Band The South Sound Blues Association (SSBA) presents the Blues Summer & Music Festival on June 16, 2018 at the Swiss Restaurant & Pub in Tacoma. The doors open at noon and the music begins at 1:00 p.m. with nine SSBA member bands performing. The festival…

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SSBA: Blues Summer & Music Festival w/Randy Oxford Band

June 16, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - June 17, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$8 – $10

Get ready! SSBA’s Blues Summer & Music Festival is June 16 at The Swiss in Tacoma. The doors open at noon and the music begins at 1:00 pm and goes until we shut the place down following 9 stellar bands. This is SSBA’s second festival following our packed Winter Blues Festival earlier this year. Blues Summer & Music will also celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Randy Oxford Band. So come enjoy a full day (and night) of spectacular music…

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History Happy Hour: Tacoma

June 20, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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Ever wondered which of your friends knows the most about Washington and Tacoma trivia? Bring ‘em all or play solo to test your mettle in the epic trivia night battle royale that is History Happy Hour. The Washington State History Museum is teaming up with the Tacoma Historical Society and the City of Tacoma Historic Preservation Office to dig up the most fun, interesting, and weird facts about our home state.

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Washington State History Happy Hour Trivia

June 20, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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History Happy Hour Trivia, Wednesday, June 20, 6:00 PM, The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave., Tacoma, WA. Ever wondered which of your friends knows the most about Washington and Tacoma trivia? this event, the lives it impacted, and its legacy in Tacoma. Scholarly Selections: "Asian Immigrant Labor Activism in the Northwest," Thursday, May 17, 5:30-7:00 PM, Washington State History Museum. FREE (Third Thursday: free admission 3:00-8:00 PM). In the early twentieth century, Asian immigrants who settled in Seattle…

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Friday Night Live w/The D1 Experience

June 22, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - June 23, 2018 @ 1:30 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

The Swiss & TIME OUT ENTERTAINMENT present FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE! Join us for a beautiful night of entertainment. Hosted by Comedian RALPH PORTER and starring the talented D1 EXPERIENCE, this is the MOST anticipated night. Enjoy Live Art, Spoken Word, and an allstar cast of singers and songwriters. DJ HITMANN keeps the party bumping between performances by The Fabulous TIFFANY WILSON, LACARIO, The Soulful JAMELIA BONEY, MEDARIUS DIXSON, and C.A.U.T.I.O.N. This is the show you don't want to miss. Get…

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Prom Date Mixtape “Cruel Summer” at The Swiss

June 23, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - June 24, 2018 @ 9:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

Prom Date Mixtape returns to The Swiss for The Ultimate LIVE 80s Tribute!! - All the best Synthpop and New Wave hits you love - Like only PDM can do! Duran Duran, Billy Idol, INXS, David Bowie, Tears For Fears, Madonna and so much MORE!!

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Kareem Kandi Orchestra Featuring Jeff Busch

June 24, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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Music Fans, The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra will be performing at The Swiss Restaurant & Pub in Tacoma WA on Sunday June 24th. I'll be joined by Greg Feingold on bass and we'll be featuring guest artist Jeff Busch on drums. We'll also be joined by students from our Tuesday night class, The Weekly Jazz Workshop ,which is held at Ted Brown Music. 5pm, all ages welcome, no cover charge. Reservations are highly recommended and can be made by calling:…

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The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra at The Swiss

June 24, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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Music Fans, The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra will be performing at the The Swiss Restaurant & Pub in Tacoma WA on Sunday June 24th. I'll be joined by Greg Feingold on bass, and special guest Jeff Busch on drums. We'll also be featuring several students from our weekly jazz workshop held at Ted Brown Music. 5pm, all ages welcome, no cover charge. Reservations are highly recommended and can be made by calling: 253-572-2821 If you are unable to attend but…

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We Love The Arts Concert Series

June 27, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - June 28, 2018 @ 1:30 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

Art Gallery and Artist Showcase event. We can't wait to get this ON and POPPIN' every Wednesday with the Timeout Studios guys. The D1 Experience brings great music with surprise musical guests each week. Live painters, spoken word poets; this is a true entertainment experience you won't want to miss!

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The Rusty Cleavers, Left Coast Country, & Tommy Alexander

June 29, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - June 30, 2018 @ 1:30 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$5.00

What an amazing show line-up!! Check it out: Left Coast country: Left Coast Country's stage performance showcases the group’s synchronous harmonies, beautiful melodies, and intense intricate instrumentation. Their live shows are the fusion of traditional and progressive; composed of fiery heartfelt foot stompers, rolling country ballads, and powerful instrumental soundscapes. http://www.leftcoastcountry.com/ The Rusty Cleavers: The Rusty Cleavers are a hard-driving, hard-working, rowdy 4-piece rock-n-roll bluegrass band from Tacoma, WA. They blend the elements of classic bluegrass musicianship and flawless vocal…

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The Hipsters at The Swiss in Tacoma

June 30, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - July 1, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

Nothing but solid ground pounding, hip grinding, ass shaking rock and roll provide the base for this band. Years of history between the foursome has given them perspective on all types of music....but a fresh attack on music, as well as a true enjoyment of working the crowd keeps the atmosphere alive and electric. See you there for some floor shaking dance rock!

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July 2018

Weekend Warriors Tacoma Presents The Big Gig!

July 1, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

The Tacoma Weekend Warriors Big Gig is here ladies and gentleman!! Come join us and have some fun seeing these bands play ➡️Weekend Warriors Big Gig! ➡️👉🎸🥁July 1st @ 1pm ➡️Feat. coach Doug Mcgrew ➡️Hosted by Ted Brown Music 👉🎺🎻🎹 The Final Gig is going to be at the The Swiss Restaurant & Pub on 1904 S Jefferson Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-1608, United States

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Friday Night Live at The Swiss!

July 5, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

The Swiss & TIME OUT ENTERTAINMENT present FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE! Join us for a beautiful night of entertainment. Hosted by Comedian RALPH PORTER and starring the talented D1 EXPERIENCE, this is the MOST anticipated night. Enjoy Live Art, Spoken Word, and an allstar cast of singers and songwriters. DJ HITMANN keeps the party bumping between performances by The Fabulous TIFFANY WILSON, LACARIO, The Soulful JAMELIA BONEY, MEDARIUS DIXSON, and C.A.U.T.I.O.N. This is the show you don't want to miss. Get…

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Dance, Drink, Repeat w/DJ Raw One

July 6, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - July 8, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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Join your friends at The Swiss for a hot summer night on the dance floor with DJ RAW ONE! No cover for this event, it's on us. Come dance the night away to all your favorites.

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Kryboys

July 7, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - July 8, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

Kry is the #1 cover band in the Seattle/Tacoma area! We have the energy, the talent and ability to deliver all of your favorite songs the way music should be ... LIVE! It's like going to a big time rock show where you know every song. Everyone leaves having had a great time! $10 cover

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Blinded By Color & Friends at The Swiss!

July 8, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$4.00 – $8.00

Day of fun and music with Blinded by Color, Taylor Hardin, Miranda Kitchpanich, Tambo and more!!! $8 cover charge adults, $4 kids

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Grit City Think & Drink: A Chemist Explores Mother Nature’s Pharmacy

July 10, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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Breaking Good: A Chemist Explores Mother Nature’s Pharmacy Dr. Margaret Henderson, UW Tacoma The history of humans is inextricably interwoven with the story of plants; humans have long depended on plants for everything from food, fuel, shelter, and oxygen to medicines. This talk explores the interesting plants found in medicinal gardens and the role of the chemist in isolating and identifying drugs from plants by highlighting the stories of three important natural products chemists. At UWT, the isolation and identification…

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We Love The Arts Concert Series

July 11, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - July 12, 2018 @ 1:30 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

Art Gallery and Artist Showcase event. We can't wait to get this ON and POPPIN' every Wednesday with the Timeout Studios guys. The D1 Experience brings great music with surprise musical guests each week. Live painters, spoken word poets; this is a true entertainment experience you won't want to miss!

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South Sound Surfrider Hosts Jim Waddell of Dam Sense :: Save Salmon, Save Money, Save Orca At the Same Time

July 12, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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Join South Sound Surfrider as it hosts Jim Waddell, retired civil engineer from US Army Corps of Engineers, for this timely presentation about the true cost and economics of the four lower Snake River Dams, about how the dams are hindering salmon and orca recovery in our region, as well as the Elwha Dam removal and its watershed that is now booming with new life. Jim will present solutions we can quickly put in place to restore salmon runs and…

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HONK! EE “You promised us Yeti’s”

July 13, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - July 14, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$8.00

Environmental Encroachment will be embarking on an epic Washington State Tour, including shows in Seattle, Tacoma, Olympia, Chelan and SPOKANE's first HONK festival, SPONK.

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Spazmatics

July 14, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - July 15, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

The Spazmatics: The Ultimate 80’s New Wave Show…bringing you all the awesome songs and geeky dance steps from the 80′s decade that you wished you’d forgotten. Complete with highwater pants, pocket-protectors and nerdy glasses, The Spazmatics recapture all the best of the worst. Outstanding musicianship- combined with creative flair and style- makes for an evening of pure energy and entertainment. So tonight we’re gonna party like it’s 1999, only . . . it’s not. $10.00 cover charge

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All Ages Blues Jam

July 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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Free

All Ages Blues Jam. Bring your Family and Friends for a fun night of music with great food, great staff, and a great place to hang and listen.

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We Love The Arts Concert Series

July 18, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - July 19, 2018 @ 1:30 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

Art Gallery and Artist Showcase event. We can't wait to get this ON and POPPIN' every Wednesday with the Timeout Studios guys. The D1 Experience brings great music with surprise musical guests each week. Live painters, spoken word poets; this is a true entertainment experience you won't want to miss!

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All The Way Live

July 20, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - July 21, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

The Swiss & TIME OUT ENTERTAINMENT present FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE! Join us for a beautiful night of entertainment. Hosted by Comedian RALPH PORTER and starring the talented D1 EXPERIENCE, this is the MOST anticipated night. Enjoy Live Art, Spoken Word, and an allstar cast of singers and songwriters. DJ HITMANN keeps the party bumping between performances by The Fabulous TIFFANY WILSON, LACARIO, The Soulful JAMELIA BONEY, MEDARIUS DIXSON, and C.A.U.T.I.O.N. This is the show you don't want to miss. Get…

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Kryboys

July 21, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - July 22, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

Kry is the #1 cover band in the Seattle/Tacoma area! We have the energy, the talent and ability to deliver all of your favorite songs the way music should be ... LIVE! It's like going to a big time rock show where you know every song. Everyone leaves having had a great time! $10 cover

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We Love The Arts Concert Series

July 25, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - July 26, 2018 @ 1:30 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

Art Gallery and Artist Showcase event. We can't wait to get this ON and POPPIN' every Wednesday with the Timeout Studios guys. The D1 Experience brings great music with surprise musical guests each week. Live painters, spoken word poets; this is a true entertainment experience you won't want to miss!

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Moberly Grape

July 27, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - July 28, 2018 @ 1:30 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$8

Check out Moberly Grape with the Jim Basnight Band and the Jerry Miller Band. This is sure to be an awesome show so don't miss it!

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Radio 80

July 28, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - July 29, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

Radio 80 is your 80's Pop radio hits from New Wave to Rock from Duran Duran to Van Halen. From Cyndi Lauper to Pat Benatar. They have been playing all over the northwest since 2012. Because of their infectious and high energy performance have been a regular staple in mane great Northwest Casino's and Club Venues.

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The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra featuring Osama Afifi

July 29, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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Music Fans, The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra will be performing at The Swiss Restaurant & Pub in Tacoma WA on Sunday July 29th. I'll be joined by Holmberg Max on drums and we'll be featuring special guest, Osama Afifi on bass. We'll also be featuring several students from The Weekly Jazz Workshop, which is our Tuesday evening class held at Ted Brown Music in Tacoma. 5pm, all ages welcome, no cover charge. Reservations are highly recommended and can be made…

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August 2018

Reggae at The Swiss

August 3, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - August 4, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$8.00

Live Island Reggae with Island Bound & Unified Culture! Two great bands from Tacoma with ties to the islands of Hawaii bring you original and favorite reggae covers for one night! Bring your friends and family as the music takes you to a tropical place at The Swiss Restaurant and Pub.

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Kryboys

August 4, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - August 5, 2018 @ 1:30 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

Kry is the #1 cover band in the Seattle/Tacoma area! We have the energy, the talent and ability to deliver all of your favorite songs the way music should be ... LIVE! It's like going to a big time rock show where you know every song. Everyone leaves having had a great time! $10 cover

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Afrodisiacs

August 10, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - August 11, 2018 @ 1:30 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10

Haven’t pulled those bellbottoms and platform shoes out of the closet in a year or two? Or thirty?! Well it’s time to get digging. This is your official invite from The Afrodisiacs to put on your Boogie Shoes, catch the Love Rollercoaster over to Funkytown, and Shake Your Booty. It’s Ladies Night here at the Copacabana and YOU, of all people, Should Be Dancin’!

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Spazmatics

August 11, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - August 12, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10

The Spazmatics: The Ultimate 80’s New Wave Show…bringing you all the awesome songs and geeky dance steps from the 80′s decade that you wished you’d forgotten. Complete with highwater pants, pocket-protectors and nerdy glasses, The Spazmatics recapture all the best of the worst. Outstanding musicianship- combined with creative flair and style- makes for an evening of pure energy and entertainment. So tonight we’re gonna party like it’s 1999, only . . . it’s not. $10.00 cover charge

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All ages Blues Jam at The Swiss

August 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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Come on out and bring your family and friends for a night of music for all ages. Always so much fun, with great food, drinks and bar staff. See you soon.

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Grit City Think & Drink: Our Place in the Cosmos: The Structure and Fabric of Our Universe

August 14, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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Cosmology reveals elegant structure, even at unfathomably large scales. Physics tells the story of surprising simplicity in the laws of nature and a mysterious link between space and time. Come hear Pacific Lutheran University faculty member Dr. Katrina Hay talk about the cosmos. Katrina (Katie) Hay is an Associate Professor of Physics at Pacific Lutheran University. After studying physics and math at Linfield College in Oregon, she focused her Physics Ph.D. work on fluid dynamics at Oregon State University. At…

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Grit City Think & Drink: Our Place In The Cosmos; The Structure & Fabric Of Our Universe

August 14, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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Cosmology reveals elegant structure, even at unfathomably large scales. Physics tells the story of surprising simplicity in the laws of nature and a mysterious link between space and time. Come hear PLU faculty member Dr. Katrina Hay talk about the cosmos. Katrina (Katie) Hay is an Associate Professor of Physics at Pacific Lutheran University. After studying physics and math at Linfield College in Oregon, she focused her Physics Ph.D. work on fluid dynamics at Oregon State University. At NASA's Jet…

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Lipstick Metal

August 17, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - August 18, 2018 @ 9:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$8.00

Lipstick Metal makes it debut at The Swiss in Tacoma. $8 Cover to see the 2 female fronted hair metal and rock band. We are excited to debut at the Swiss for our South End peeps. Great food, drinks, and plenty of room to dance! Be ready to hear hits by the Scorpions, Ratt, AC/DC, Whitesnake, Kiss, Lita Ford, Ozzy and more.

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Prom Date Mixtape: 80s Summer Dance Party!

August 18, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - August 19, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

Prom Date Mixtape returns to The Swiss for The Ultimate LIVE 80s Tribute!! - All the best Synthpop and New Wave hits you love - Like only PDM can do! Duran Duran, Billy Idol, INXS, David Bowie, Tears For Fears, Madonna and so much MORE!!

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One Dollar Check

August 23, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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One Dollar Check formed in 2012 by founding members Singer/Songwriter Gared Sanne, Rhythm Guitarist/Songwriter Rocky Garton, Lead Guitarist Aaron Pierce, and Drummer Charles Gallegos. In 2012 the band recorded their 1st 5 track EP, -recorded at Telos Studios in Eugene, Oregon. By 2013, the band had undergone several member changes, and acquired current bassist Elijah Constantinescu just before recording the band’s 1st full-length album Feels So Right. Released in 2014, it is influenced by the likes of Pepper, Tribal Seeds,…

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The Covers

August 24, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - August 25, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

It's that time again! We've waited a while to see everyone's favorite doorman get up and shred some guitar. He's cast an allstar line-up of musicians, and we can't wait for them to rock the house! Buy Troy drinks! See you at The Swiss!

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Hairnation: 80s Hair Rock Party #2

August 25, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - August 26, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10

That’s right, 80’s Hair Rock Party #2!! The last show at The Swiss was such a blowout, well, like RATT says, they want us “back for more”!! Hair Nation, the ultimate 80’s Hair Rock Party Band, recreates an authentic 80's hair rock concert experience with powerful, highly melodic performances, including 80's era outfits and a jaw dropping stage show!! Just check out the pics on our photo albums, you’ll see what we mean! Reviving the days when men looked like…

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Kareem Kandi World Orchestra Featuring Jim Sisko

August 26, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra will be performing at The Swiss Restaurant & Pub in Tacoma WA on Sunday August 26th. I'll be joined by Greg Feingold on bass, Max Wood on drums, and we'll be featuring special guest Jim Sisko on trumpet. We'll also be featuring several students from The Weekly Jazz Workshop which is our class that we teach every Tuesday at Ted Brown Music in Tacoma. 5pm, all ages welcome, no cover charge. Reservations are recommended and…

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The Nasty Habits

August 31, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - September 1, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$8.00

We're excited to be playing this side of the water at The Swiss in Tacoma. You'll love this place...it has three big rooms for food, pool, or dancing, and a great dance floor. Mark your calendars for the last Friday of August and make plans to join us! A perfect way to start your Labor Day weekend! Push, Pull or drag your friends....Let's fill the Swiss for a Tacoma show to remember! For those of you who haven't seen us…

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September 2018

Candy Shoppe

September 1, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - September 2, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$8.00

“CANDY SHOPPE” is an engaging group appealing to a wide-range of music lovers. KNKX's Paige Hansen is one of the group's singers. Fun dance hits from Motown to Disco and beyond! The dance floor is always packed.

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Afrodisiacs

September 7, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - September 8, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$8.00

Haven’t pulled those bellbottoms and platform shoes out of the closet in a year or two? Or thirty?! Well it’s time to get digging. This is your official invite from The Afrodisiacs to put on your Boogie Shoes, catch the Love Rollercoaster over to Funkytown, and Shake Your Booty. It’s Ladies Night here at the Copacabana and YOU, of all people, Should Be Dancin’!

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Spazmatics

September 8, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - September 9, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

The Spazmatics: The Ultimate 80’s New Wave Show…bringing you all the awesome songs and geeky dance steps from the 80′s decade that you wished you’d forgotten. Complete with highwater pants, pocket-protectors and nerdy glasses, The Spazmatics recapture all the best of the worst. Outstanding musicianship- combined with creative flair and style- makes for an evening of pure energy and entertainment. So tonight we’re gonna party like it’s 1999, only . . . it’s not. $10.00 cover charge

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Grit City Think & Drink: Can We Solve The Problem Of Ocean Plastics?

September 11, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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Scientists predict that by 2050 there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish - but are we doomed to this as our new reality? Learn about the issue of ocean plastics and discover innovative production, policy, and consumer strategies underway to develop plastic alternatives. We'll explore the role our community can play in taking action to staunch the tidal wave of single-use plastics. Karen Povey's passion is connecting people to nature. As Conservation Engagement Manager for Metro Parks…

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48 Degrees North

September 13, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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Join us in welcoming musically talented UPS students to The Swiss stage! Crowd pleasing FREE show! Come on down!

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History Trivia Happy Hour in Tacoma

September 19, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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Test your Tacoma and Washington State trivia knowledge with the Washington State Historical Society, City of Tacoma Historic Preservation Office, Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, and Tacoma Historical Society. Facts, festivity and prizes aplenty!

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Sol Seed with Perfect By Tomorrow, & Ian Ayers

September 21, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - September 22, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$8.00

SOL SEED brings a distinct sound combining elements of Rock, Hip Hop, Soul, World Music and Psychedelic Jam with a Reggae foundation to form a positive musical fusion that is uniquely their own. With thought-provoking lyrics, infectious grooves and high-energy live performances, Sol Seed creates an unforgettable live-music experience for people of all ages to enjoy. PERFECT BY TOMORROW: Four young jets from Bellingham, WA. put together a diverse mix of genres and talent that gives you 'Perfect By Tomorrow'.…

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Dance Factory’s Last Show Ever

September 22, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - September 23, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

Dance Factory has been grooving you 100% LIVE for 25 years. We are all involved in multiple projects and it is time for us to move on. We hope you will make plans for this EPIC NIGHT. 25 years together all ends tonight. Share the event, make plans, get your groovy shoes on, and be prepared for a few surprises for our last time sharing the stage together! Thank-you to our family, friends and fans for 25 years of support.…

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Dace’s Rock-n-More Fall 2018 Rockcital

September 23, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10

Dace's Rock 'n' More Music Academy's Fall Rockcital is here! This quarter we have 13 AMAZING bands! Held at The Swiss in Tacoma, food and drink are available for purchase. There is a $10 suggested donation. Money collected goes to help cover show costs and to our tuition assistance program: The Daniel Atteberry Scholarship Fund. Money given at the door is tax deductible and matched by Boeing, Microsoft, Costco, etc. Rock 'n' More is a 501(c)3 non-profit. We provide over…

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Power Laces, The Weird Kids, & Lotus Lynn

September 28, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - September 29, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$8.00

Power Laces combines Funk | Dub | Hip Hop. Bringing electric sounds with heavy synth tones, powerful vocal projection tied with bass heavy breakdown beats and powerhouse energy on the drums with chunky dub guitar riffs. Power Laces originates in Tacoma, WA where the foundation is grit. We're your favorite bands, favorite band. ♥

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The Retros

September 29, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - September 30, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

Formed in 1996, The Retros, Seattle’s original 80’s New Wave tribute band, tore up the scene performing for thousands of fans across the region and the country, opening for many top 80’s artists. After 15 years together the group took a break.... until now. The time has come for the return of The Retros, with a fresh new lineup, playing all your favorite 80’s hits with many exciting new surprises! Expect to dance, expect to sing, expect to sweat, and…

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Kareem Kandi World Orchestra featuring John Hansen

September 30, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra will be performing at The Swiss Restaurant & Pub in Tacoma WA on Sunday September 30th. I'll be joined by Greg Feingold on bass, Max Wood on drums, and we'll be featuring special guest John Hansen on piano. We'll also be featuring several students from The Weekly Jazz Workshop which is our class that we teach every Tuesday at Ted Brown Music in Tacoma. 5pm, all ages welcome, no cover charge. Reservations are recommended and…

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October 2018

Social Currency Presents: “It’s All Love”

October 5, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - October 6, 2018 @ 9:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

Brought to you by Social Currency Entertainment in collaboration with THE SWISS ---> 'It's All Love'! Come vibe with us and enjoy music by local artists including Cole Z, Brotha KO, Wax the Producer, Revert and Prophet. The party starts at 9p!

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Sonic Funk Orchestra at The Swiss!

October 6, 2018 @ 9:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10

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: Repairing & Training Your Brain

October 9, 2018 @ 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. REPAIRING AND TRAINING YOUR BRAIN: WHAT MATTERS? with Marc Nahmani, UW Tacoma. When in our lives are our brains most malleable and adaptable – and why? Do we create new brain cells and does that help us improve learning and memory? Can the brain recover from injury? During this talk we'll dispel some common misconceptions about these…

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Stand Up For YWCA: A Night Of Feminist Comedy

October 11, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10

YWCA's second annual comedy show featuring Alyssa Yeoman, Chocolate the Entertainer, El Sanchez, Jamika Scott, Jill Silva, Monisa Brown and Sarah Champion. You won't want to miss this! Suggested donation of $10 to support YWCA Pierce County's lifesaving domestic violence services.

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Afrodisiacs

October 12, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - October 13, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10

Haven’t pulled those bellbottoms and platform shoes out of the closet in a year or two? Or thirty?! Well it’s time to get digging. This is your official invite from The Afrodisiacs to put on your Boogie Shoes, catch the Love Rollercoaster over to Funkytown, and Shake Your Booty. It’s Ladies Night here at the Copacabana and YOU, of all people, Should Be Dancin’!

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The Spazmatics

October 13, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - October 14, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

The Spazmatics: The Ultimate 80’s New Wave Show…bringing you all the awesome songs and geeky dance steps from the 80′s decade that you wished you’d forgotten. Complete with highwater pants, pocket-protectors and nerdy glasses, The Spazmatics recapture all the best of the worst. Outstanding musicianship- combined with creative flair and style- makes for an evening of pure energy and entertainment. So tonight we’re gonna party like it’s 1999, only . . . it’s not. $10.00 cover charge

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All Ages Blues Jam

October 14, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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Join us at The Swiss one Sunday a month to enjoy live blues hosted by our friend BILLY SHEW! Local talent takes the stage from 6-9pm. Join us for dinner! This is a family friendly event, and FREE to our guests!

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Groove Nation

October 19, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - October 20, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

The Groove Nation Band is an electrifying band featuring 3 exceptionally dynamic front line vocalists, and a rock solid rhythm section. ​ Groove Nation performances blend elements of popular timeless and recognizable musical genres from current hits, R&B, Motown, Funk, Classic Rock, retro 70’s & 80’s, Disco and Latin.

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Prom Date Mixtape

October 20, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - October 21, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

Prom Date Mixtape returns to The Swiss for The Ultimate LIVE 80s Tribute!! - All the best Synthpop and New Wave hits you love - Like only PDM can do! Duran Duran, Billy Idol, INXS, David Bowie, Tears For Fears, Madonna and so much MORE!!

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Stand-Up For Science!

October 25, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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Join the Washington Stormwater Center at The Swiss Pub for a night of fun, comedy, and learning! Have some laughs with resident WSU cut-up, Mattie Sobotka! Also, get an up-close look at the latest research on Stormwater runoff--what's in it and how it's affecting salmon in the Puget Sound region with Dr. Jenifer McIntyre, Professor of Ecotoxicology at WSU.

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The Covers “Return To Hell” Halloween Bash

October 26, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - October 27, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

Join your friends at The Swiss for The Annual Halloween party hosted by our Doorman Troy and his band...The Covers! Cash and prizes for best costume, the usual packed dance floor, and drink specials to keep the party rockin'! See you there!

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Kryboys Halloween Bash!

October 27, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - October 28, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

Join your friends at The Swiss for The Annual Halloween party hosted by Kryboys! Cash and prizes for best costume, the usual packed dance floor, and drink specials to keep the party rockin'! See you there!

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Kareem Kandi World Orchestra Featuring Bill Ramsey

October 28, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra will be performing at The Swiss Restaurant & Pub in Tacoma WA on Sunday October 28th. I'll be joined by Greg Feingold on bass, Stefan Schatz on drums, and special guest Bill Ramsay on baritone saxophone. We'll also be featuring students from our class at Ted Brown Music, The Weekly Jazz Workshop. 5pm, all ages welcome, no cover charge. More information on our guest artist: Saxophonist Bill Ramsay is a Northwest treasure who's been both…

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Outrageous Family Values: Hell On Earth–All Hallows Eve

October 31, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 11:59 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$7 – $10

👻🎃 THAT'S RIGHT WERE BACK AND THIS TIME WERE GETTIN' SPOOKY!!! 🎃👻 If you liked our last show you won't want to miss this one! Our Kings and Queens are bringing their best and baddest spooktacular talents to our stage! Not enough...well we have more! We will be hosting a costume contest with a $$$ prize! Halloween is the most wonderful time of the year here at Outrageous so were going all out to celebrate the one night a year…

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November 2018

U2 and INXS Tributes at The Swiss!

November 2, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - November 3, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$8.00

Join us as we celebrate the music of INXS and U2 at this great Tacoma venue. New Sensation INXS Tribute Seattle and U253 will be providing dynamic, high energy performances showcasing all the hits from these two great bands. 21+, $8 cover.

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Hairnation’s 80s Hair Rock Party at The Swiss

November 3, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - November 4, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

Another one?!?! That’s right, 80’s Hair Rock Party #3!! The last show at The Swiss was such a blowout, well, like RATT says, they want us “back for more”!! Hair Nation, the ultimate 80’s Hair Rock Party Band, recreates an authentic 80's hair rock concert experience with powerful, highly melodic performances, including 80's era outfits and a jaw dropping stage show!! Just check out the pics on our photo albums, you’ll see what we mean! Reviving the days when men…

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Weekend Warriors: The Big Gig!

November 4, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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Experience the energy and excitement of our Weekend Warrior bands hitting the stage together for the very first time! Come along for a family-friendly afternoon and see how far these bands have come. You won't believe that just over a month ago all these musicians and singers were perfect strangers! Proudly hosted by The Swiss, Ted Brown Music and coached by Doug McGrew.

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All Ages Blues Jam

November 4, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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Come on out and bring your family and friends for a night of music for all ages. Always so much fun, with great food, drinks and bar staff. Free cover. Kid friendly until 8:30 pm. See you there!

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Tahoma West presents Open Mic

November 7, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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Tahoma West presents Open Mic Night at The Swiss! On Wednesday November 7th, Tahoma West will host an Open Mic Night at The Swiss. Sign ups start at 5:30pm and performances run from 6pm-8pm. Showcase your talents. Excellent food and drinks. Family Friendly! Come by and show us what you got!

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Afrodisiacs

November 9, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - November 10, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

Haven’t pulled those bellbottoms and platform shoes out of the closet in a year or two? Or thirty?! Well it’s time to get digging. This is your official invite from The Afrodisiacs to put on your Boogie Shoes, catch the Love Rollercoaster over to Funkytown, and Shake Your Booty. It’s Ladies Night here at the Copacabana and YOU, of all people, Should Be Dancin’!

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Spazmatics

November 10, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - November 11, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

The Spazmatics: The Ultimate 80’s New Wave Show…bringing you all the awesome songs and geeky dance steps from the 80′s decade that you wished you’d forgotten. Complete with highwater pants, pocket-protectors and nerdy glasses, The Spazmatics recapture all the best of the worst. Outstanding musicianship- combined with creative flair and style- makes for an evening of pure energy and entertainment. So tonight we’re gonna party like it’s 1999, only . . . it’s not. $10.00 cover charge

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Radio 80 at The Swiss!

November 16, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - November 18, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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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Social Currency Presents 206 Bones Album Release Party

November 21, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - November 22, 2018 @ 12:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

206 Bones and Social Currency, along with a handful of very talented local artists, are bringing the party to The Swiss on November 21st. Show includes a variety of hip hop as well as some R&B vibes. Come hang with us and help make history.

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Dance Party with DJ Raw One

November 23, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - November 24, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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Come shake off your Thanksgiving Feast with your friends at The Swiss! Your friends and family are back in town, so bring 'em on down! DJ RAW ONE keeps the party rockin' all night. No cover charge, This one's on us. Gobble gobble

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Gritty City Gift Fair

November 24, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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Great food, entertainment, drink specials all day. The perfect way to do all of your holiday shopping. Come support 25 hand selected vendors who will grace the Swiss with their amazing arts and crafts.

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Kryboys

November 24, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - November 25, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

Great food, entertainment, drink specials all day. The perfect way to do all of your holiday shopping. Come support 25 hand selected vendors who will grace the Swiss with their amazing arts and crafts.

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Joytribe, Hiaku, & Bunny N Bear at The Swiss!

November 30, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - December 1, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$8.00

Joytribe: We have one goal--to make the listener dance with Joy, original songs come from an uplifting place, and cover choices are some of our favorite dance songs. The mood of the band is intense and sometimes shy, a little silliness bursts through, but there is a very strong sense of passion, focus and love during live performances. Haiku: Haiku is a nutty halfwit neanderthal bringing copious amounts of sheer ruckus to your throat, nose, mouth, and ears. Definitely gonna…

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December 2018

Hairstorm Heats Up December at The Swiss!

December 1, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - December 2, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

Come rock at The Swiss with the musical phenoms of HAIRSTORM as they weld a wild tapestry of 80's metal from Queensryche, GnR, Journey, Night Ranger, Crue, Def Lep, VH, Damn Yankees, AC/DC and more. If you missed Quiet Riot and Skid Row earlier this month, then this is the show for you!

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Monthly Open Mic Presented by Tahoma West!

December 5, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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Come join Tahoma West for our monthly Open Mic Night at The Swiss! Bring your poetry, comedy, musical talents, and anything else you would like to do on stage! Sign up starts at 5:30 PM, performances start at 6 PM!

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Stingshark & Boogie Boyz

December 7, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - December 8, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$8.00

The Swiss Restaurant & Pub and Smile Movement Presents, LLC are excited to welcome back, from Seattle, Washington, Stingshark! Joining them for the evening, #BoogieBoyz! Grab your #dancingshoes, #smilewarriors, and come on out and party with us! 9:00pm, 21+, $8 Hailing from Seattle Stingshark blends Reggae, Rock, Funk, Soul and other styles with veteran song writing to create great dance tracks that are actually good songs. They released their first album in 2003 "AKA Sting-Fu," and in 2009 "High Freakuency."…

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Kryboys

December 8, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - December 9, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

Kry is the #1 cover band in the Seattle/Tacoma area! We have the energy, the talent and ability to deliver all of your favorite songs the way music should be ... LIVE! It's like going to a big time rock show where you know every song. Everyone leaves having had a great time! $10 cover

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

December 11, 2018 @ 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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Prom Date Mixtape–80s Holiday Costume Party & Cookie Xchange!

December 15, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - December 16, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

PDM is BAAAACK!! - It's HOLIDAY TIME!!! Let's dress up, eat cookies and DANCE to the best soundtrack of the 80s!! - YOU know how we do this!!! - Billy Idol, Devo, Madonna, Tears For Fears, A Flock Of Seagulls, Depeche Mode and tons more!!! Any Santa-Clowns out there??!!? ;)

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Washington State History Happy Hour Trivia

December 19, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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History Happy Hour: Trivia Night Free and open to the public. Test Your Knowledge of State and City Trivia! Prizes! Presented by the Washington State History Museum, the City of Tacoma’s Historic Preservation Office, and Tacoma Historical Society Questions? Contact Lauren Hoogkamer at lhoogkamer@cityoftacoma.org or call (253) 591-5254

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The Hipsters at The Swiss!

December 22, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - December 23, 2018 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$10.00

The Swiss is THE southend room for big rock shows! Lights, fog, and a huge sound system always make this event a huge showing....The Hipsters are honored to be able to showcase our high energy modern dance rock extravaganza. We hope to see you there!!

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New Years Eve w/Down North & The Gritty City Sirens

December 31, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - January 1, 2019 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$20 – $25

Join your friends at The Swiss as we ring in 2019 with the sexiest night of high energy entertainment! DOWN NORTH headlines the evening with two performances in their signature “Soul Punk” style. Your favorite band’s favorite band, these dudes know how to get the party started. www.downnorthband.com Speaking of signature style, members of THE GRITTY CITY SIRENS Burlesque Troupe will be on site to host the party and show us what they’re workin’ with! Expect captivating and playful performances;…

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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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June 2019

Pokerface: A Tribute To Lady Gaga featuring Bleeding Tree

June 28, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - June 29, 2019 @ 1:00 am
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA United States
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$8.00

My Little Monsters, we will be making a special appearance at The Swiss In Tacoma. Music starts at 9pm and there will be an $8 Cover. Bleeding Tree will be opening for Poker Face with a Pop Tribute. Poker Face Features all 4 members of Bleeding Tree including a bass player and 2 dancers. Be ready for a show unlike anything you’ve seen with wig and costume changes and choreographed gaga dances. You’ll hear lady gaga’s biggest hits like, “Shallow”…

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