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taking the world by storm

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honoring excellence, creativity and achievements

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gaelic storm at the washington center for the performing arts

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arts & events calendar

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south sound fall arts 2017

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cuisine

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rhein haus german food in tacoma

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home & design

clear(ly) connected lake house design

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shopping

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shopping guide

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wellness

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community events | corks & crush East Pierce County celebrated with 420 of the region’s community minded movers and shakers. The event was emceed by Chris Egan, sports anchor and reporter for King 5 News, and brother Mike Egan, director at Microsoft. Attendees noshed on delicacies provided by X Group Catering and featured wines from Woodinville, Walla Walla, Oregon and Italy. The evening’s proceeds were totaled $635,000. $250,000 was raised during “Fund a Need” for the benefit of Mary Bridge Children’s Therapy Unit at Good Samaritan Hospital. The balance of funding supports programs and services at Good Samaritan Hospital.

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Dr. Sam Song, Monica Hurley, Dr. Amol Shah

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Saturday, November 4 Saint Martin’s University Lacey, Washington Join us for a black-tie gourmet affair celebrating China. The evening will include a five-course dinner, cooking demos, and a live auction benefiting Saint Martin’sstudent scholarships. Featuring award-winning celebrity chef

Ming Tsai Reserve your table at www.stmartin.edu/ChinaGala2017 or call 360-438-4366.


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PHOTOS COURTESY OF AMERICA’S AUTOMOTIVE TRUST

Honorary chairs Drs. Dale Bloomquist and Heidi Horwitz hosted Fast & Furious, the 2017 Wheels & Heels Annual Gala in celebration of the fifth anniversary of LeMay - America’s Car Museum. Set in the stunning Titus-Will Gallery, this is America’s Automotive Trust’s largest fundraiser in support of its commitment to preserve America’s automotive heritage through ACM’s focus on lifelong education programs and the RPM Foundation.

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taking the world by storm Storm Large has been taking the nation by storm with her singing talent and rock and jazz musical infusions since 1989. Yet most people may not have known about her until 2006 when she was a contestant on the CBS reality television show Rock Star: Supernova. On Friday, Dec. 1 at 8 p.m., she will take the Federal Way Performing Arts and Events Center by storm. A native of Southborough, Massachusetts, Large has an extensive musical history that’s taken her all across the United States. Now with eight studio albums and a long list of touring experiences, she’s a master of her craft and of performing. And she’s more than a singer. She’s an actor, musician and author too. She has worked on musicals, one specifically to be performed at the Public Theater in New York City, and her rock performances are examples of her acting talents.

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Near the beginning of her musical career, Large moved to Portland, Oregon, with a new career in mind as a chef. But music wasn’t going to let her go so easily. Not long after her move she was singing again, this time in her band. Many saw her in 2010 performing with the Oregon Symphony, and she’s sold out shows multiple times since then. After performing at Carnegie Hall in 2013, The New York Times called her “sensational.” From her long resume, it looks as if she never takes a break, as if her creative juices are constantly flowing. That’s more than likely true, and even more likely is that no one is complaining. Her latest album Le Bonheur is like an ode to love itself. Storm Large seems to have found a niche in subject matter that her fans can’t get enough of. Her performance this Dec. 1 in Federal Way will no doubt be exhilarating and moving. Try not to miss it. For ticket information, visit fwpaec.org. vJORDAN MARIE MARTINEZ

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honoring excellence, creativity and achievements Washington’s governors began the tradition of honoring artists, arts organizations, arts educators and cultural leaders in 1966 with the Governor’s Arts Awards. Heritage Awards were added in 1989 to honor tradition bearers and heritage organizations. Coordinated by the Washington State Arts Commission, or ArtsWA, the awards are some of the most prestigious bestowed by the governor. In 2016, honorees included artist Barbara Earl Thomas (Seattle), Vashon Center for the Arts (Vashon), Tejano musician Oscar Galvan (Toppenish), Asia Pacific Cultural Center (Tacoma), and Dr. Quinton Morris (Renton), who received the Young Art Leader Award. Six awards will be presented at this year’s awards dinner at the Museum of Glass in Tacoma on Nov. 14 from 6 to 9 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

ated by a five-member panel and forwarded to the board of the Washington State Arts Commission for review. The board’s recommendation is forwarded to the governor for final approval. For the last three years the awards event has taken place in Seattle, Hanan said. “We’re excited to bring the dinner to Tacoma and invite all to come support this year’s extraordinary recipients.” For more about the Governor’s Arts & Heritage Awards, visit the State Arts Commission website. vGLENDA CARINO For additional information: ArtsWA arts.wa.gov 2017gaha.brownpapertickets.com

“Over the years, more than 200 individuals and organizations have received Governor’s Arts & Heritage Awards,” said Karen Hanan, executive director of ArtsWA. Nominations are accepted May through July each year. The nominations are evaluSHOWCASE MAGAZINE

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Thursday Oct. 19, 2017 7:30 p.m. Bernstein Centennial Celebration: West Side Story Sarah Ioannides, conductor A cast of outstanding vocal soloists will take center stage along with our Voices for this celebration of America’s most beloved conductor-composer! The music will include On the Waterfront and selections from West Side Story.

Stravinsky & Tchaikovsky Sarah Ioannides, conductor Andrew Tyson, piano Stravinsky: Firebird Suite Ravel: Piano Concerto in G Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 Sat. 7:30 pm Nov. 18 | Pantages Theater

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gaelic storm at the washington center for the performing arts Since the 1990s, Gaelic Storm has been defining and transcending the Celtic genre. With their latest release, titled Matching Sweaters, the band has planned an extensive tour that will bring them to the Washington Center for the Performing Arts Thursday, Oct. 5. The band started in Santa Monica, California, but since then their music has reached the farthest corners of the globe, bringing Celtic music to those who may have originally been averse to it. The band’s bio states that when it came time to write the 12 songs of Matching Sweaters, Patrick Murphy and Steve Twigger teamed up with longtime friend and co-writer Steve Wehmeyer. Together, the three found inspiration in “everything from old Irish newspapers—to bits of conversation overheard in local pubs.”

Tickets for the Oct. 5 show at the Washington Center for the Performing Arts can be purchased at washingtoncenter.org. vJORDAN MARIE MARTINEZ For additional information: The Washington Center for the Performing Arts 512 Washington St SE, Olympia gaelicstorm.com

“Playing for a new crowd is great,” writes Twigger on the band’s website. “It takes you back to those early days, where you’ve got something to prove. We could just do Irish festivals, but why not play a crossover show where 90 percent of the audience doesn’t know you, and you have to make them know you? That’s what makes your band good.” As evidenced on the band’s past album covers and website (with a cat and dog chumming it up in matching sweaters), they have a sense of humor that shapes the band and gives them the credibility to cross genres and also perfect Celtic music. Their show on the Washington Center Main Stage will be not only entertaining and fun, but also challenging to the audience. The “challenge” isn’t daunting or negative, but an opportunity to appreciate multiple genres in one evening, especially one built on ballads and old tales. “Matching Sweaters is one of the most complete albums we’ve done so far,” says band member Ryan Lacey, “because it taps into every facet of our live show.”

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arts & events calendar SEPTEMBER The Capitol Steps September 23, 7:30pm Pantages Theater 901 Broadway, Tacoma 253.591.5894 | broadwaycenter.org

Olympia Arts Walk October 6-7 Downtown Olympia 360.709.2678 | olympiawa.gov Oktoberfest Northwest October 6-8 WA State Fair Events Center 110 9th Ave SW, Puyallup 425.295.3262 | oktoberfestnw.com Peanuts™ The Great Pumpkin Patch Express October 7-22 Mt. Rainier Railroad & Logging Museum 54124 Mountain Hwy E, Elbe 360.569.7959 | mtrainierrailroad.com

Breakfast Club Meet at ACM September 23, 8-10am America’s Car Museum 2702 East D St, Tacoma 253.779.8490 | americascarmuseum.org Race for a Soldier 1/2 Marathon Run, 5k, & Kids Fun Run September 24, 6:30-10:30am Gig Harbor YMCA 10550 Harbor Hill Dr, Gig Harbor 253.432.0036 | gigharborguide.com OCTOBER Gaelic Storm October 5, 7:30pm Washington Center Main Stage 512 Washington St SE, Olympia 360.753.8586 | washingtoncenter.org Cymbeline October 5-28 State Theater 202 4th Ave E, Olympia 360.786.0151 | harlequinproductions.org

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Federal Way Symphony October 7, 7:30pm Federal Way Performing Arts & Event Center 31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S, Federal Way 253.853.7010 | fwpaec.org Paint the Mall Pink October 7, 11am-4pm Tacoma Mall 4502 South Steele St, Tacoma showcasemedialive.com Capriccio! Auction and Gala October 7, 6-10pm Museum of Glass 1801 Dock St, Tacoma 253.627.7789 | tacomaopera.com Live radio show: The Vault of Horror October 13-15 Lakewood Playhouse 5729 Lakewood Towne Ctr Blvd, Lakewood 253.588.0042 | lakewoodplayhouse.org

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A Night with Janis Joplin October 13, 7:30pm Pantages Theater 901 Broadway, Tacoma 253.591.5894 | broadwaycenter.org

Paint the Mall Pink October 14, 11am-4pm Northgate Mall 401 NE Northgate Way, Seattle showcasemedialive.com Piaf! The Show October 19, 7:30pm Washington Center Main Stage 512 Washington St SE, Olympia 360.753.8586 | washingtoncenter.org Born to Be Wild auction, Boys & Girls Club September 29, 5:30pm St. Martin’s Pavilion 2700 Evergreen Pkwy NW, Olympia 360.956.0755 | bgctc.org/fundraisers 7th Annual Healthy Family Show October 21, 11am-4pm Macy’s Court, Westfield Capital Mall 625 Black Lake Blvd, Olympia 253.826.9001 | showcasemedialive.com Trunk or Treat Cruise-In at ACM October 21, 5-8pm America’s Car Museum 2702 East D St, Tacoma 253.779.8490 | americascarmuseum.org


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arts & events calendar Abundance Dinner and Auction October 21, 6-10pm McGavick Center, Clover Park Technical College 4500 Steilacoom Blvd SW, Lakewood 253.584.1040 | efoodnet.org

NOVEMBER Matt Andersen and Shemekia Copeland November 1, 7:30pm Washington Center Main Stage 512 Washington St SE, Olympia 360.753.8586 | washingtoncenter.org

Take Me to the River Memphis Soul and Rhythm & Blues Revue October 22, 7:30pm Pantages Theater 901 Broadway, Tacoma 253.591.5894 | broadwaycenter.org

Alice in Wonderland November 2-12 Lakewood Playhouse 5729 Lakewood Towne Ctr Blvd, Lakewood 253.588.0042 | lakewoodplayhouse.org

The Marriage of Figaro October 28 - November 5 Rialto Theater 310 South 9th St, Tacoma 253.627.7789 | tacomaopera.com

Improvised Shakespeare November 3, 7:30pm Pantages Theater 901 Broadway, Tacoma 253.591.5894 | broadwaycenter.org

Jet Cities Chorus October 28, 2pm & 7pm Federal Way Performing Arts & Event Center 31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S, Federal Way 253.853.7010 | fwpaec.org

Kronos Quartet November 4, 8pm Federal Way Performing Arts & Event Center 31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S, Federal Way 253.853.7010 | fwpaec.org

Dala October 28, 7:30pm Washington Center Main Stage 512 Washington St SE, Olympia 360.753.8586 | washingtoncenter.org Glass Pumpkin Patch October 28 Pioneer Park Pavilion 330 South Meridian, Puyallup 253.948.9699 | tacomaglassblowing.com

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The Hip-Hop Nutcracker with MC Kurtis Blow November 12, 3pm & 7pm Pantages Theater 901 Broadway, Tacoma 253.591.5894 | broadwaycenter.org

National Geographic Live: Photojournalist David Guttenfelder November 17, 7:30pm Washington Center Main Stage 512 Washington St SE, Olympia 360.753.8586 | washingtoncenter.org Family STEAM Day November 18, 11am-4pm America’s Car Museum 2702 East D St, Tacoma 253.779.8490 | americascarmuseum.org Federal Way Symphony Handel’s Messiah November 19, 2pm Federal Way Performing Arts & Event Center 31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S, Federal Way 253.252.2693 | federalwaysymphony.org Submit calendar entries to calendar@showcasemedialive.com SHOWCASE MAGAZINE

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With the days shortening and the weather getting cooler, now is the time to plan your fall arts calendar. No matter what you are interested in, you’ll find outstanding performances in the South Sound this autumn. We’ve selected a few standouts that you shouldn’t miss.

POWERHOUSE VOCALS

Experience a night of electrifying music that traces the journey of American superstar Janis Joplin in A Night with Janis Joplin. You get two chances to see this amazing performance that celebrates the queen of rock ’n’ roll at either the Pantages in Tacoma or the Washington Center for the Performing Arts in Olympia. More amazing vocals are on stage in Piaf! The Show coming to Olympia in October. Focused on legendary Parisian chanteuse Edith Piaf, known as “the swallow of Montmartre,” the show follows the ragsto-riches story of the singer’s career through unforgettable songs, complemented by historical photographs from a bygone day.

LAUGHTER IS THE BEST MEDICINE

Are current events getting you down? A night of laughter awaits with The Capitol Steps at the Pantages. “Putting the mock in democracy,” this performance will have you rolling in the aisles as Hillary Clinton sings a show tune, President Trump performs a rock ballad or Chris Christie dances ballet. This lighthearted show will certainly put a smile on your face. Once you get the taste for comedy, you may be interested in checking out other comedic offerings such as the semifinal round of the Seattle International Comedy Competition at the Washington Center for the Performing Arts, and stand-up star in the making Hari Kondabolu, who has performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live and The Late Show with David Letterman and who just released his second comedy album with major success.


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BACK TO CLASSICS

The brand-new Federal Way Performing Arts Center opens its inaugural season with RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles. It’s been 50 years since Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band was released and here’s your chance to be immersed in Beatlemania. Other classics offered this fall include Tacoma Musical Playhouse’s Footloose, Symphony Tacoma’s West Side Story, Lakewood Playhouse’s all-kid performance of Alice in Wonderland, and a chance to belt out “Tomorrow” at the Sing-a-long Annie show at yhe Washington Center for the Performing Arts.

BROADWAY CENTER broadwaycenter.org THE WASHINGTON CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS washingtoncenter.org FEDERAL WAY PERFORMING ARTS AND EVENTS CENTER fwarts-eventcenter.org TACOMA MUSICAL PLAYHOUSE tmp.org PHOTO FACING PAGE: PILAF! THE SHOW PHOTO THIS PAGE: A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN

You don’t need to go far for great performances that will keep your evenings entertaining this fall. The South Sound is full of amazing choices, so book your tickets soon. vHILLARY RYAN

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bittersweet chocolates: local artisans share their passion for handmade sweets Deb Smith and Cindy Uhrich began exploring the idea of Since opening in September 2016, the duo has watched opening a small business long before retiring from South business grow beyond their expectations. Plans to expand Puget Sound Community College, where the two friends are already in the works and include a caramel collection worked for over 20 years. They wanted to remain active in the Olympia community while putting to use their unique, but complementary, backgrounds: Smith, as a talented instructor of Baking and Pastry Arts with a love for making chocolates; and Uhrich in events management. “So we set off to explore the world of chocolate in our area,” says Uhrich. “Two years later, after a dozen or so trips to chocolate shops in cities up and down I-5, researching the style of chocolates and chocolate shop, we thought we would be successful in Olympia. We went for it.” The two draw on their experiences, childhood memories and favorite foods for inspiration. Uhrich recounts that when they first sat down to create their flavor profiles, they categorized them—Downtown After Dark Collection, Coffee & Tea Collection, Garden & Spice Collection and their Nostalgia Collection; plus Lemon Tart, Peanut Butter, Donut, Coconut Rum, Malted Milk and Mint. “Favorites from our childhoods,” she says. Inspiration also comes from fellow chocolatiers. “The cre- and tastings that pair beer and wine with chocolates. Unativity that exists in the industry is inspiring. Seeing what able to make it to Olympia? Keep an eye out for online sales other chocolatiers are doing gives incentive to create and coming this fall. push ourselves.” For tasting or more information about the latest offerThe daily selection includes an array of 24 standard choco- ings, visit Bittersweet Chocolates at its location in downlates and seasonal offerings. Sugar-free and dairy-free op- town Olympia at 513 Washington St. SE or online at tions are currently in the works. Everything is made on-site bittersweetchocolatesllc.com. vANDREA LERUM using direct-trade chocolate from Venezuela and the Dominican Republic. SHOWCASE MAGAZINE

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rhein haus german food in tacoma As you enter what was once the Titus Will auto dealership, you notice a complete transformation. The space is huge (approximately 14,000 square feet), but it has been redesigned to be cozy and warm. A massive fireplace fills the center of the room with wraparound seating. Accents include Belgian wood doors, crystal chandeliers, reclaimed SeaTac streetlights, four post lights from actor Michael Douglas’ former home, and green enamel sconces from an old Tacoma factory. Within this space is housed an on-site bakery that produces all of the restaurant’s breads, including pretzels, rye bread and desserts such as Berliners and strudel. An in-house charcuterie program produces at least a half-dozen daily sausage choices from a kitchen outfitted with a smokehouse. A good place to start your dining experience at Rhein Haus is with the Oktober sampler: a large variety of in-house smoked and cured meats, cheeses and rye bread. Other savory menu items include sausages and schnitzel. A ShowCase favorite is the pork schnitzel accompanied by apple slaw. The cutlet’s delightful crunchiness comes from a light pretzel breading, and then it’s served with a rich butter sauce complemented with lemon, capers, parsley and shallots. For dessert the restaurant creates fresh-made sweets daily. German chocolate cake tops our favorites list. Another decadent option is Banana Bavaroise, a flan-inspired dessert with peanuts, malted meringue and chocolate ganache. The on-site executive chef, Kelly Wilson, says of the restaurant’s quality German food: “We are consistently delivering good food and reaching new limits of what is possible. I’m really proud of what our team is accomplishing in such a small For additional Information: time. The owners are really great people who promise to focus Rhein Haus Tacoma on the people as we strive to make the experience excellent.” 649 Division Ave, Tacoma 253.572.4700 We think they are hitting the mark on that note! vLEAH GROUT rheinhaustacoma.com

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clear(ly) connected lake house design Imagine being one of the first to own property on Clear Lake outside of Graham, Washington. That was the story for one of the original homesteaders on the lake, and the extended family continues to have a deep love of the land and the lake. The homesteader’s grandson, a retired surgeon, sparkles and lights up when sharing his family’s connection to the lake.

The vision for this home was to seize the connection with Mount Rainier and Clear Lake right outside the windows. The genuine stone fireplace reflects the rocks along the shoreline. The kitchen’s white marble has veins of green and blue mimicking the colors of the lake. Brazilian cherry floors and cherry cabinetry add warmth to the modern architecture.

a large pantry and detailing to fit their needs. The homeowners love to open their home to share with family and friends. It is bustling with lakeside activity throughout the warmer months. vEMILY HAPPY

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7 trends to spice up your fall wardrobe This fall, fashion is a moving target, so let us do the pointing for you! Here’s the definitive list for spicing up your fall wardrobe. From the office to weekend wear, these trends are not to be missed. vEMILY HAPPY POWER RED From pop-of-color statement pieces to monochromatic head-to-toe looks, red is the official color of Fall 2017. Think bold, brilliant boots, coats, dresses, suits. “Lady in Red” will be ringing in your ears. AMERICANA Prepare for Western wear to be all the rage. Loud, bright and brash, these styles aren’t for your average cowboy! Boots, vests, denim and bandana accents are a few ways to dip your toe in the swimming hole. TRENCH COATS These nylon coats are practical, comfortable and easy-topack. They’re the perfect transitional piece for ever-changing Northwest fall weather. Oversized pieces and broad shoulders welcome.

BIG FLORALS A continuation of the fun spring and summer trend, largescale floral prints will be everywhere. Look similar to a curtain or upholstery? Then it’s a safe bet for fall. Consider repurposing lighter floral frocks, layering a sleek turtleneck or opaque tights underneath. METALS Do you prefer gold or silver? No matter—wear either, as long as it’s shiny. No subtlety here. Iridescence, sparkle and shine. Don a pair of glittery boots and let your inner starlet shine. VELVET Suiting up for a fall fundraiser or formal event? Find a soft velvet dress—bonus points for the still-popular mid-length—in a rich jewel tone, and it just may carry you all season.

VINTAGE-INSPIRED FURS If you’re a fur lover, this fall is a good time to peek into vintage boutiques or Grandma’s attic. Designers are featuring classic coats that appear to step from catalogs of eras gone by. Faux fur and shearling accents count too.

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Blitz & Co. Florist Gifts & Home Decor 909 Pacific Ave 253.572.2327 blitzflorist.com Brown & Haley Candy and Confections 110 East 26th St 253.620.3067 brown-haley.com Creative Forces Gifts & Sundries 1320 Broadway Plaza 253.227.8871 creativeforcesgallery.com LeRoy Jewelers 940 Broadway 253.272.3377 ljewelers.com Selden’s Home Furnishings Fine Furnishings & Home Decor 1802 62nd Ave E 253.922.5700 seldens.com Tacoma Mall Clothing, Jewelry & Dining 4502 South Steele St 253.475.4565 tacoma-mall.com The Art Stop Handcrafted Art, Jewelry & Clothing 940 Broadway 253.272.3377 artstoptacoma.com The Pacific Northwest Shop “Made in the Pacific Northwest” products 2702 North Proctor St 253.752.2242 pacificnorthwestshop.com

Puyallup

SugarBabies Upscale Children’s Boutique 926 Main St 253.299.6221 shopsugarbabies.com

Lacey

South Hill Mall Retail, Movies & Dining 3500 South Meridian 253.840.2828 southhillmall.com

Olympia

Centralia

Sunrise Village Dining, Shopping & Services 10305 156th St E 253.904.8923 mysunrisevillage.com

Bamboo and You Bamboo clothing and more 202 Fifth Ave SE bambooandu.com

Hubbub Gifts and Contemporary Craft Gallery 505 North Tower Ave 360.736.1517 hubbubshop.com

Watson’s Greenhouse & Nursery Gift Shop & Nursery 6211 Pioneer Way E 253.845.7359 watsonsgreenhouse.com

Belleza Ropa Women’s Clothing Boutique 101 Capitol Way N 360.352.ROPA bellezaropa.com

Sumner

Bittersweet Chocolates 513 Washington St SE 360.489.1812 bittersweetchocolatesllc.com

Johnson Jewelers 103 South Meridian 253.848.1332 johnson-jewelers.com

A Picket Fence Home Decor, Gifts & Jewelry 1006 Main St 253.863.6048 apicketfence.com Northlight Interiors Home Décor & Design Services 1107 Main St 253.826.0339 northlightinteriors.com Off the Beaten Path Antique Treasures 1109 Main St 253.987.5632 myshoppingpath.com Old Cannery Furniture Store Home Furnishings 13608 Valley Ave E 253.863.0422 oldcanneryfurniture.com

Archibald Sisters Fragrance & Personal Care Essentials 406 Capitol Way S 800.943.2707 archibaldsisters.com

Shipwreck Beads 8560 Commerce Place Dr NE 360.754.2323 shipwreckbeads.com Gracie’s Fashion Apparel 120-A South Tower Ave 360.623.1586

Kent

Kent Station Retail, Movies & Dining 417 Ramsay Way 253.856.2301 kentstation.com

Capital Mall Over 100 Stores, Restaurants & Century Theater 625 Black Lake Blvd 360.754.8017 shoppingcapitalmall.com Drees Home Décor & Gifts 524 Washington St SE 360.357.7177 dreesofolympia.com The Popinjay Gift Shop 414 Capitol Way S 360.352.9841 thepopinjay.com

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How do you hope to help your clients and the community? From the moment you walk into Waxing the City, you will see and feel the difference. You will be greeted at the door with a warm smile by our studio coordinator and that’s just the beginning. From start to finish, our customers will feel as if there is no one else and they are the most important person in the world. What, or who, inspires you? My husband is my biggest inspiration. He inspires me every day to do the unthinkable. Don’t take no for an answer. Keep trying and you will find a way. It may take a different strategy, but keep trying. What should readers know about Waxing the City? As an exclusive studio devoted solely to the art of waxing, Waxing the City is “serious about smooth.” We offer everything from eyebrows to Brazilian waxing services for both women and men.

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comprehensive eye care for the entire family Since 1968 Clarus Eye Centre has helped thousands of patients be proactive about their eye health. Besides performing routine exams, Clarus has helped patients understand the root cause of their vision troubles and guided them through treatment options. A team of fellowship-trained ophthalmologists, optometrists and a caring, professional staff all work together to help patients of all ages maintain healthy eyes, achieve clear vision and improve self-confidence through aesthetic and oculoplastic procedures.

Clarus Optical physicians also sponsor the yearly Cruisin’ for a Cure classic car show and cancer fundraiser the first Saturday in August, to benefit cancer research. And one of Clarus’ lead physicians, Dr. Jay Rudd, has put together a team to head to Bolivia to perform cataract surgery on patients in need.

Clarus doctors have been trained at some of the most respected eye institutes in the country. They continue to research and implement the latest technologies and treatments for both routine and advanced eye care in Olympia, Washington.

Clarus recommends scheduling a routine eye exam every two years for your eye health. Visit claruseye.com or give them a call to meet the team. Find out why so many people have chosen Clarus for their eye care needs. vLEAH GROUT

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salon & spa guide Tacoma Embellish Multispace Salon 1121 Court D 253.752.8144 embellishtacoma.com Savi Day Spa 1320 Broadway Plaza 253.627.2000 shopsavi.com Foxfire Salon & Spa An Aveda Salon, 2 great locations! 2701 North Proctor 1912 - 65th Ave W 253.565.7765 foxfiresalon.com Olympia Antidote Salon & Spa 703 Lilly Road NE 360.493.1900 antidotealive.com Premiere Salon & Spa 111 Market St NE 360.753.3299 premieresalonandspa.com Vital Rejuvenation 1801 West Bay Dr NW 360.870.8616 wellnessolympia.com Gig Harbor MultiCare Med Spa 4545 Point Fosdick Dr NW 253.530.8005 multicaremedspa.org

Puyallup Chardonnay Beauty & Day Spa 6825 112th St E 253.840.0684 MultiCare Med Spa 1609 South Meridian 253.697.8980 multicaremedspa.org Waxing the City 10306 156th St E 253.446.6906 waxingthecity.com Bonney Lake Urban Day Spa 18401 Veterans Memorial Dr 253.826.5556 theurbandayspa.net Kent Pure Escape Spa 24030 132nd Ave SE 253.630.1332 thepureescapespa.com Auburn Tribeca Professional Salon & Spa 510 East Main St 253.218.4188 tribeca7.com SeaTac The Spa at Cedarbrook Lodge 18525 36th Ave S 206.901.9268 cedarbrooklodge.com

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