The Flaming Lips will perform on Sept. 21 at the Puyallup Fair. Besides great music the band puts on one of the most visually interesting concerts going. In 2002, Q magazine said The Flaming Lips was one of the “50 Bands to See Before You Die.”
From the press release:
Tickets go on sale on Saturday, June 4 at 10:00 a.m. NEW THIS YEAR: Tickets go on sale on the Fair website, www.thefair.com/concerts (NOT Ticketmaster) or by phone (888) 559-FAIR (3247). The new phone number will be staffed daily, 8
The Puyallup Public Library explores Russian folk culture on July 29. Traditional folktale stories will be taught, Russian language will be taught and craft making . Then create a surprise craft. The free event begins at 3 p.m. and all ages welcome. No registration required.
This event is part of the 2011 Summer Reading program at the Puyallup Public Library which encourages children up to 12 years old to explore “One World, Many Stories” at the Library.
The library is at 324 S. Meridian, in downtown Puyallup.
UK soul pop singer Adele has come down with a case of laryngitis forcing her to cancel several dates on her North American tour including Wednesday’s concert at the Paramount in Seattle.
Also canceled was Portland on June 3. The tour will resume in San Francisco on June 4.
A makeup date for Seattle has not been announced.
The following was posted on Adele’s website:
Adele has been forced to postpone 5 dates on her current sold-out tour of North America due to laryngitis, she was diagnosed last Thursday in Minneapolis, MN, where doctors ordered immediate rest and postponement
Scramble in the street Thirty locations are circled on a map – go. At the free Gig Harbor Street Scramble, teams and individuals compete to find as many checkpoints as they can on foot or bike in 90 minutes or three hours. It’s fun for families, runners, cyclists and anyone who likes to explore. Activities start at 10 a.m. at Skansie Brothers Park, 3207 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor. Registration forms are available at the Gig Harbor YMCA or Gig Harbor Visitor Information Center. For more details, go to www.gigharborguide.com.