Osama Afifi: Casting a Feel-Good Spell

Osama Afifi: Casting a Feel-Good Spell

Osama Afifi photo by Daniel Sheehan By Andrew Luthringer There is a realm of musicians, almost akin to a secret society, who fly under the radar of the public awareness but nevertheless reach the ears and spirits of huge numbers of music lovers. Evincing an old-school...
Jim Foster & Jazz LIVE at Marine View Church

Jim Foster & Jazz LIVE at Marine View Church

Anton Schwartz, Thomas Marriott, D’Vonne Lewis, Jon Hamar, and Russell Ferrante perform in the 2015 series. Photo by Jim Levitt. By Steve Griggs Jim Foster stands tall in his black loafers at the entrance to Marine View Presbyterian Church. At 5pm every second Sunday...
B Sharp Coffee House: Jazz for the New Generation

B Sharp Coffee House: Jazz for the New Generation

B Sharp Coffee House is situated in an old warehouse that used to house the Tacoma News Tribune. Photo by Daniel Sheehan. By Jean Mishler What sticks out the most about the B Sharp Coffee House isn’t its historic warehouse facade or the quirky, mismatched furniture....
Project Fukushima! Film Screening & Concert

Project Fukushima! Film Screening & Concert

Photo by Ryosuke Kikuchi Commemorating the 5th Anniversary of the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake Project Fukushima! Film Screening Monday, May 2, 7pm Northwest Film Forum Otomo Yoshihide Solo Concert Tuesday, May 3, 8pm Chapel Performance Space Marking the five-year...
Ballard Jazz Festival Celebrates 14 Years

Ballard Jazz Festival Celebrates 14 Years

Mike Stern courtesy photo May 11-14, 2016 Various venues, Ballard The 14th annual Ballard Jazz Festival returns to downtown Ballard Wednesday, May 11, through Saturday, May 14. Featuring live modern American music across 12 venues, the favorite four-day event is a...