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Vivacious Maneula Horn headlines Monroe’s Oktoberfest celebration

Posted September 17th, 2013 by genestout

By GENE STOUT Manuela Horn, dubbed the “Austrian Amazon,” is the headliner of the 2013 Oktoberfest celebration Friday through Sunday, Sept. 20-22, at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe. Horn has been described as “a yodeling, dancing, acting comedic force of nature.” In 2002, she appeared at Seattle’s Teatro Zinzanni show as a yodeling dominatrix. […]

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‘Voice’ star featured at beach concert

Posted July 18th, 2013 by genestout

By GENE STOUT Singer-songwriter Vicci Martinez, who competed on the NBC-TV talent show “The Voice” in 2011, will perform songs from her new album, “Vicci,” July 27 at Alki Beach. But you’re going to have to do a little work in order to attend the Tacoma-bred singer’s free concert. The event from 10 a.m. to […]

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My Morning Jacket plans at an ‘epic’ event in Cancun

Posted June 24th, 2013 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS Expect plenty of drunken arguments between members of Team “At Dawn” and Generation “Z.” In January, My Morning Jacket, whose Sept. 7 concert last year at Redmond’s Marymoor Park was admittedly epic, helpfully spelled out by MMJ frontman Jim James, “e-p-i-c,” for those who couldn’t penetrate his Kentucky drawl (that would be […]

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Upcoming Jimi Hendrix exhibit at EMP celebrates his early London experience

Posted August 1st, 2012 by genestout

By GENE STOUT It’s hard to believe that Jimi Hendrix would have been 70 in November. He seems forever frozen in time as a 27-year-old guitar god. To mark the milestone and celebrate his legacy, EMP Museum will launch a new exhibit, “Hear My Train a-Comin’: Hendrix Hits London,” opening Nov. 17. Endorsed by Experience […]

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Lullaby versions of The Smiths arrive just in time for Record Store Day

Posted April 20th, 2012 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS Heaven knows I love the concept of Rockabye Baby! — the rock-the-cradle lullaby versions of Mama and Dada’s favorite tunes, often with age-inappropriate titles. The series’ tribute to The Smiths seems especially illustrative: “Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now,” “Girlfriend in a Coma” and “Shoplifters of the World Unite,” anyone? (“Please, Please, Please, […]

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