Entertainment/Culture

Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Charity Cribbage Tournament!!

It's all happening!! As it turns out, my friends at Skookum Brewery are as passionate about the art of cribbage as I am, and further more, they're passionate about creating a world free of Multiple Sclerosis! On the heels of the Bike MS: Deception Pass Classic for the National MS Society , they're...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Making Strides Against Breast Cancer!

October is right around the corner, and every year I get involved with Snohomish County's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer through the American Cancer Society . I'm inviting YOU to join me in the fight! This 5k walk in Everett is inspirational, motivating, and truly important to the community!...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Bumper Chrome!!

Since I was a little girl, I have always loved fishing. My family was always big into trout fishing on Western WA lakes, the occasional walleye fishing in Eastern WA, and even some humpy fishing in Port Susan Bay. However, I had never caught a salmon until yesterday morning. Brad and I hit the...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Bike MS is in TWO DAYS!

How is it almost ride time? I feel like the summer FLEW by. The Bike MS: Deception Pass Classic kicks off on Saturday, and I am so ready to ride for this incredible organization for a cause that is VERY near and dear to my heart. Most of you probably know that my mom lives with Multiple Sclerosis...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 3 'S' Words For Rainy Days

In the PNW, we're waving goodbye to that sweet summer sunshine and trading it in for rainy days. I don't mind! I LOVE the rain. If you're struggling to cope with the change of seasons, here are 3 'S' Words For Rainy Days: 1. Sleep. Easily one of my favorite things to do when it's raining. This...
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Rock Blog: VOLBEAT Invades Seattle

WHAT A NIGHT! If you were there, then you already know. Volbeat blew the roof off WaMu Theater last night in Seattle! Before things got going, I had the amazing opportunity to interview Michael Poulsen and Robert Caggiano backstage, and they were so insanely cool. Apparently I got the memo to wear...
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Rock Blog: The Ramones Turn 40

It would be reasonable to say that Punk Rock began in earnest in Tacoma when the amazing Sonics released “The Witch” in 1964. But the genre's roots in America began as a true musical art form in the 70s and early 80s. It was very different city to city. Los Angeles had The Germs and X, DC had Bad...
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Rock Blog: Zappa Matters

There's a good chance you’ve heard of Frank Zappa , but you may have never heard his music. There’s also a good chance you may have heard his music and not cared for it. It’s kind of hard to define, or put into a real genre. Where you could say Aerosmith was sort of like The Stones, or in their own...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Heavy Metal Fest for Veterans

Have y'all heard about The South Sound Underground ?!?! This in an INCREDIBLE rock festival showcasing local heavy metal bands from the PNW, and an official fundraising event for the VA Puget Sound Heath Care System ! I am VERY passionate about giving back to those who serve our country in any way...
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