Thursday, June 15th, 2017

TACOMA PREFUNK THURSDAY, JUNE 15 2017: Pelican Lodge Meeting and Kevin Bacon

Ron Swarner


TACOMA PREFUNK THURSDAY, JUNE 15 2017: Pelican Lodge Meeting and Kevin Bacon

PREFUNK: When Ryan Rosen isn’t selling Dirty Bird IPA or Udder Tugger Milk Stout for Pelican Brewing Company based in Pacific City, Oregon, he spends the rest of his time trying to figure out the physical and mental limits of what he semi-jokingly calls extreme backpacking. He’s hiked all the big, long trails — including completing the Wonderland Trail around Mount Rainier in less than three days. He also knows how to pack the perfect backpack — whether it’s a day hike on the Thunder Creek Trail in the North Cascades or a 5-day excursion on foot along the Kettle Creek Trail in Eastern Washington. Rosen will combine both loves at the Peaks and Pints Lodge Meeting with Pelican Brewing Co. at 6 p.m. While you drink Pelican craft beers Five Fin Pilsner, Dirty Bird IPA, Udder Tugger Milk Stout and Father Of All Tsunamis Imperial Stout, Rosen will demonstration how to pack a backpack for different hiking scenarios. Enjoy Father’s layers of spiciness, vanilla and caramel coming from barrel aging and learn where to put Reynolds Oven Bags to keep your socks dry in wet weather. As Dirty Birds’ lengthy malt finish works your taste buds learn how to pack your boil-in-bag meals. Peaks and Pints, Tacoma

1:30 and 6:30 P.M. MICHELANGELO: LOVE AND DEATH: Exhibition on Screen, a project that brings major international art exhibitions to art house cinemas across the world, will drop in on The Grand Cinema with a film reel of expert Michelangelo commentary and the Florentine sculptor, painter, architect and poet’s own words. This film takes a fresh look at an enigmatic man whose life is remembered in every brush stroke he left behind. The Grand Cinema, Tacoma

7:30 P.M. SIX DEGREES OF KEVIN BACON: Cat’s T & A, “Trivia and Answers” obviously, will hold court at the Black Kettle Bites and Brew tonight dolling out Kevin Bacon trivia for teams of five or less vying for fabulous prizes. Black Kettle Bites and Brew, Tacoma