Life

Centerstage presents the ‘Musical Comedy Murders of 1940’

Who said murder couldn’t be fun?

For whodunit lovers, this short story is a gleefully-dark delight

Growing older is a very good thing. First of all, there’s a secret to it: aging isn’t as important as are the perks of aging.… Continue reading

Search no more, you’ll want to read ‘Hero Dogs’

You felt like such a loser. It was a feeling that didn’t last long, only long enough to ruin your day until you realized that… Continue reading

Acclaimed actor stars in ‘An Evening with C.S. Lewis’ at PAEC

David Payne plays Lewis in March 28 performance.

Whether you like mystery or humor, this book has it for you

You didn’t recognize the number. So you didn’t answer the phone. That’s how you operate these days: accept calls you know and keep your money… Continue reading

A book full of heart-pounding adventure, bravery, thrills and heroics

You never wanted to get caught. Wasn’t that the point of playing Hide & Seek? To sneak out, lay low, and sneak back to safety?… Continue reading

PSE teams up with Seattle artist to unveil new artwork in Federal Way

Artwork part of PSE’s project to save customers money by reducing graffiti clean-up costs.

You won’t be able to let ‘Maid’ go

That thing? You’re ready to let it go. It sparks joy, but not enough. Or it doesn’t, and you’re not sure why you didn’t donate… Continue reading

‘Talk to Me’ draws from real life

The view from above was stunning. The cliché says that people look like ants when you’re looking down from a ledge, and they do. Trees… Continue reading

Federal Way Community Calendar: Project Cassidy, Korean-American Day

Upcoming events in Federal Way.

  • Jan 11, 2019

You’ll want to hang tight when reading ‘The New Iberia Blues’

Your hand is deep in a bucket of crunchy goodness. Without popcorn, a movie is just a bunch of flickering lights, a series of stills… Continue reading

This book is loaded with both controversy and solutions

First shift begins in early morning. You hit work then, and run all day for that weekly paycheck. Second shift starts the minute you pick… Continue reading

Learn about favorite writers in ‘A Sidecar Named Desire’

The holiday season started with a cup of cheer. Then there was a sip of wassail, some mistletoe and wine, and rummy-tum-tum along the way.… Continue reading

You don’t have to like it, but you will

You don’t have to like it. That’s the way it is with parental decisions. You may not agree with Mom and Dad and you can… Continue reading

Converting non-believers at May May Hong Kong BBQ

Slabs of pork, full ducks turning lazily on their hooks, glistening in the glow of a heat lamp.

Don’t miss: A Bonsai Solstice, Christmas choral program and more

Upcoming events in Federal Way.

  • Dec 15, 2018

Prepare to dive into the inner workings of a library

The possibilities seem endless. Row upon row of books awaits you, each representing a fact to learn, a crime to solve, a future to visit,… Continue reading

Tacoma City Ballet’s ‘The Nutcracker’ coming to Federal Way

Enjoy sugar plum teas before every matinee performance.

This book is sure to put you in the Christmas mood

You thought you knew what was inside the box. Though it was wrapped, you could tell what it was. You shook it, upended it and… Continue reading

‘Hidden Gems: Sister City 25th Anniversary Photo Exhibit’ showcases art from Japan, Federal Way

Federal Way Arts Commission to host opening ceremony on Nov. 29 of the week-long exhibit.