The News Tribune from Tacoma, Washington on February 3, 2006 · 80
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The News Tribune from Tacoma, Washington · 80

Tacoma, Washington
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Friday, February 3, 2006
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V FRIDAY FEBRUARY 3 2006 THE NEWS TRIBUNE THENEWSTRIBUNECOM 18 Flow of tunes from KEXP finally stops in Tacoma It took a month longer than previously announced but KXOT-FM (917) went off the air on Tuesday KXOT was the simulcast of Seattle public radio station KEXF-FM (903) which still transmits an eclectic mix of alt-rock hip-hop world music and other styles to the greater Seattle area and online at wwwkexpoig KEXP management had announced the simulcast would go off the air on Jan 1 because programming two stations had become too costly KEXP leased the Tacoma station from Public Radio Capital the company that bought die 917 frequency from Bates Technical College in 2004 "Near the end in talking with them I sensed that there was an opportunity to go on for a few more weeks” KEXP station manager Tom Mara said "Then having more talks during the month we agreed that Jan 31 would be the last day” SPECIAL RETURN ENGAGEMENTS NOW PLAYING UUi TtftAMW ON GMFC4 HNtcrOMV PM MWTMFf OMETHftiCSEOMETHlNGTRUE “THE SWEETEST SURPRISE CF 2005! THE PERFECT DATE MOVIEI Sanaa Lathan and Simon Baker have steamy chemistry -I 7 Sifnm V LATHAN BAKER EPPS something new A romantic comedy with a whole lot of drama Bfrvir7WAaOIWWJiinitJMHiiW!(!MllWorWLimpilw ” VST- FOCUS "Jmi ATf t$ Mamaonoaiwn rr 1 w STARTS oomnonmomm 0OMN0NM0M11 The timing of this is really based on our ability to afford to continue leasing the channel Wehadto make up that grownup decision to let it go " TOM MARA KEXP-FM (903) station manager on why the plug was pulled on KEXP Tacoma frequency at 917 FM PRC buys radio stations in vari- "We went as far as we could” he said “Hie timing of this is really based on our ability to afford to continue leasing the channel So we had to make that grown-up decision to let it go” KEXP has successfully applied to the FCC to boost its signal from 3300 to 4700 watts he said which will allow the Seattle broadcast to penetrate further south though not as far as Pierce County The University of Washington which owns the station is also building a new facility in Seattle at Madison Street and 18th Avenue to begin transmitting a second unique high-definition broadcast in the coming months MMWINNERtBUS BEST FILM OF THE YEAR AATXMAA MOAft f MYMN CNN IMA TOOAW ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATIONS PICTURE STM - nSSKMIilMBm MIT CMCIUTOSMnn sen T MMCTIM david strathalm J georgo Clooney good night and good luck iwwxoMKir MWUJPBioaiOnra IMlMft ttfMLM60sOI BONN I tin fllTM IUTT FITfr HTT Tfli rrffHlfJflWffT sp A A'ffR UNDERWOOD WOODARD TODAY! IMMNHMM OQMMOM0OM19 ipuai MfiMTOOB ous markets and leases them to local public broadcasters Managing director Susan Hannon said her group was in the process of finding another group to lease 917 Emnt A Junta The News IHbuM grandcinemacom I (253) 593-4474 BROKEBACX MOUNTAIN uu Fri: 4 6:45 9:25 SitSun: 1230 4:00 5:453:25 MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS w Fri: 200 4:15 7:009:20 SatSun: 12 2 4:157 920 A dKunian foNowi Saturday 4:15 show CAPOTE mi Fri-Sun: 430 THE SOUD AND THE WHALE mi Fri: 2:157:159:10 p SatSun: 12:15 2:15 7:15 910 J3NDERWOR NOW PLAYING iruirnreK MuTwams 11 (Iff WIN MU lib MlfRMMMMWII wrinmn UMmewun yIMAMM NUMMK0MS rjWMNS IMKTMPUCtSttM RMWNA I37WIST I NnaiAMhAwmaiii 3IKS?Wm RfGN mfflMS ' tttlFMSM l SWF HOT 111 E 100 f AMbAMCO MOS Pink Panther cartoons on DVD “The Pink Panther Classic Cartoon Collection” (MGM $6996) is a five-disc DVD set that will definitely have you thinking pink This exhaustive box set traces the Pink Panther’s evolutions from its humble beginnings as a show-stealing animated piece designed to run behind the title of Blake Edwards’ 1963 "The Pink Panther” movie to Oscar winner and Saturday morning television staple You can see the original title sequence which met with enthusiastic audience response and had some critics saying it was better than the movie itself) The reception was so warm that GALAXY THEATRES GALAXY 6 TACOMA - (233)363-5905 REGAL ONEMASSOtTHWU 6 (600) FANDANGO M21 CHECK TNEAfflEIXRECIONES FOR 1 SOUND MFOMMnON AND SHOW1MES I THE MOST OSCAR-NOMINATED MOVIE OF THE YEAR j 8 ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATIONS BESTARIGTURE a series of theatrical shorts was developed The first "The Pink Phink” won the 1964 Oscar in the “short subject cartoon" category That’s the first of 124 episodes in the collection running chronologically through 1980 Among the bonus features are a documentary on the cartoon’s origins and popularity an interview with Art Leonardi one of the original animators a short lesson in how to draw the panther and more (The release is part of the buildup to the arrival of the remake of "The Pink Panther" film with Steve Martin in the Peter Sellers role as Inspector Clouseau) Curt Ffekk Ike Wuhkytoa PM REGAL CMEMAS AMC UMMT0N PUC1 14 NARROWS FUZA I ROOFANOANGCMI? - 2555657000 REGAL CMEMAS REGAL CMEMAS lAUWOODIS TAIL Ml II 6DDMNDANGOM11 HMANDANGOMOS ? (ONE IWO TM JUT CJUn U1

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