Entertainment/Culture

P.ink Day honors local breast cancer warriors with tattoos

Powered by StickerYou.com. Breast Cancer Awareness Month brings our communities together in a pink-colored battle to save lives and raise awareness to fight this terrible disease. On October 21st, for the 3rd year in a row, a community of tattoo artists in Washington are giving back in a way that...
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This is how The Red Rocker has been spending his birth-week

There's no question that Sammy Hagar knows how to throw an epic party. And for the past three nights down in Cabo San Lucas, he's been showing the rest of us just how it's done! Fans have been flocking to shows at Cabo Wabo Cantina , where The Red Rocker has been performing with a number of artists...
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Get ready for your Loud & Local weekend

This week has FLOWN by, and that means you have a few solid nights of local ROCK to look forward to! Behold your Loud & Local weekend forecast... Friday night, you should head to the Central Saloon in Seattle to see my FAVORITE local ska band play at Skatoberfest III . I'm a little biased,...
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Sneak Peek: 5 sips you might sample at Bourbon & Bacon Fest

Powered by StickerYou.com. The countdown is ON, Rockaholics! On Saturday October 27th, Bourbon & Bacon Fest lands in Tacoma, bringing the most incredible bourbons from the area and beyond to our south end friends. Here's a peek at some of the heavy hitters we might be sampling together. 1. High...
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Join our friend Emily for Seattle's Out of the Darkness Walk

KISW is part of a cluster of Seattle radio stations, and last year one of our sister stations welcomed a new morning host named Emily Raines, all the way from The Peach State. Since I work nights at The Rock and Emily works mornings at Seattle Wolf, our paths only cross a few times a month, but one...
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3 perfect fall hikes to take this weekend

Powered by StickerYou.com. The weekend forecast looks MARVELOUS with conditions that beckon me to hit the trails! Leaves are changing colors and falling to the ground, making this time of year the most beautiful season in the PNW. Here are a few hikes you might consider taking! 1. Maple Pass -...
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Elysian Great Pumpkin Beer Festival

The 14th annual Great Pumpkin Beer Festival is right around the corner! Presented by Elysian and Fred Hutch, it's a two-day event to sample over 80 pumpkin beers from all around, with 100% of the proceeds going to Fred Hutch. BUY TICKETS Each day is from 4 PM to 10 PM, with ORANGE being this year's...
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Visit Whoville in British Columbia this Christmas

Powered by StickerYou.com Although most of us still haven't figured out our Halloween costumes, it's time to start planning your visit to Whoville for the holidays - yes, THE Whoville! The town of Harrison, British Columbia is probably best known for its hot springs, but starting November 24th, the...
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These 5 songs will gear you up for Bourbon & Bacon Fest

With Bourbon and Bacon Fest in Tacoma just WEEKS away, we’re getting all sorts of excited at KISW. Buy your Bourbon & Bacon Fest Tacoma tickets now! First off, this just FEELS like a Rockaholic’s event, because there are SO many great songs you can pair with bourbon! Here’s a Bourbon and Bacon...
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This is why you should adopt a new furry friend this weekend

Though it's no fault of their own, senior dogs and cats are often overlooked at animal shelters when all they want is a second chance at a life filled with love. The Humane Society of Tacoma & Pierce County will be having a HUGE adoption event on Saturday October 6th! Thanks to a generous grant...
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