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Top picks this month in & around Tacoma include (clockwise from top left): Angels in America I & II at Lakewood Playhouse (photo by Tim Johnston, with Rachel Wilkie (L) as Angel in Heaven & Kenyon Meleney (R) as Prior); Dani Tirrell & Showing Out at Tacoma Art Museum (photo courtesy of Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas); Fashion is ART at Tacoma Art Museum (photo by Erik Christensen, designs by Dawnamatrix); and Dean Spade: Fighting to Win! Critical Queer & Trans Politics in Scary Times at the Washington State History Museum.

Tacoma LGBTQ Scene: Ailey II & More Are Treats for the South Sound

February 28, 2019 •     Acclaimed modern dance company Ailey II takes the Pantages Theatre stage March...

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Forecast Is For “Purple Rain” With Announcement of Huge Prince Show At MoPOP

February 15, 2019 • Doves will cry with happiness after hearing the news that MoPOP will unveil a huge new exhibit...

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Frye’s Big “Cherdonna-thon” Kicked Off This Weekend; You have 3 Months To Check...

January 28, 2019 • It’s rare to get a long run in the world of performance based art but Seattle based...

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MoPop Opens Up Sky Church For Free Sunday Pride Party, “Pop + Pride”

June 19, 2018 • The Museum of Pop Culture, aka MoPop, aka the museum formerly known...

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MoPop News: Say Bye Bye To Star Trek and Hello To Pearl Jam

May 9, 2018 • For fans of the Museum of Pop Culture (aka MoPop or EMP if you’re...

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Two Big Parties This Weekend: Red Dress and Legendary Children

April 12, 2018 •   There are two big gala party events happening on Saturday, April 14th and you can still...

Canadian throat singer Tanya Tagaq gave a live performance as part of Saturday's roundtable at Pop Con 2017.

2018 Pop Conference Kicks Off with #MeToo Summit This April 26, 2018...

March 27, 2018 • Featuring Jackie Fuchs, Kiran Gandhi, Megan Jasper, Victoria Ruiz,...

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MoPop Releases Gorgeous Poster for “Marvel Universe of Super Heroes” Exhibit

March 20, 2018 • OOOOOOHHHHHHH! They just released the hella cool new poster for MoPop’s...

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Just Announced: The Return of LEGENDARY CHILDREN At SAM On April 14

March 16, 2018 • Grab your tickets NOW because THIS is a party that quickly sells out…it’s the...

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MoPop Celebrates All Things Nirvana As Super Group Turns…gulp…THIRTY!

March 8, 2018 • Jeeze Louise…we’re getting old. You know you’re gettin’...

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Ice, Ice, Baby….The 10th “Taste Of Iceland Festival” Is Happening Oct 12-15

October 3, 2017 • YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAS! EVERYONE seems to love Iceland nowadays. Great airfare deals have led to a...

"Sneak peek at one of the features in our upcoming Scared to Death: The Thrill of Horror Film exhibit: our friends the Ames Bros designed some killer graphics for our vampire chapel! These are close crops of their designs; we can't wait to show you the finished pieces inside the exhibit..." Courtesy of MoPOP

MoPOP Gets You “Scared To Death” In October…Plus, Cheryl Henson Talks About Muppets!

September 22, 2017 • There are a ton of fun scary options coming up at MoPOP (aka...

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Attention Nerds! MoPOP is EVERYTHING With Muppets RIGHT NOW and Bowie In July

June 13, 2017 • Remember the first time you saw a Muppet on screen? Yeah, I...

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MoPOP and ECCC Rule Nerd Weekend…AND, Jason Momoa Is In Town!!!!

March 2, 2017 • Are you ready? Are you READY?? (Yeah, I’m quoting the song by Alaska...

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Start The Countdown…SAM’s Huge Yves Saint Laurent Show Opens October 11

September 29, 2016 • You might be wise to snatch up tickets now. The hottest art exhibit around will be debuting at...

Dr. Who actor Tony Curran and Dalek at Seattle's 2016 Steamposium convention. Photo: Korra Q

Quitchyer Bitchin’! Small Conventions RULE!

September 27, 2016 • Nerds are passionate people. We adore discussing our favorite...

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Done with Summer? Get Steamy!

September 22, 2016 • That’s right, you fabulous beasts of the alternate universe Victorian...

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Seattle Holocaust Center Hosts Powerful Look At Nazi Persecution of Queer People

September 20, 2016 • Seattle’s Holocaust Center for Humanity is hosting a very special exhibit of interest to...