Events

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

 

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

 

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

 

THE SPAZMATICS @ 9pm

The Spazmatics: The Ultimate 80’s New Wave Show…bringing you all the awesome songs and geeky dance steps from the 80′s decade that you wished you’d forgotten. Complete with highwater pants, pocket-protectors and nerdy glasses, The Spazmatics recapture all the best of the worst. Outstanding musicianship- combined with creative flair and style- makes for an evening of pure energy and entertainment. So tonight we’re gonna party like it’s 1999, only . . . it’s not.

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

 

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

 

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

 

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

 

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

 

THE SPAZMATICS @ 9pm

The Spazmatics: The Ultimate 80’s New Wave Show…bringing you all the awesome songs and geeky dance steps from the 80′s decade that you wished you’d forgotten. Complete with highwater pants, pocket-protectors and nerdy glasses, The Spazmatics recapture all the best of the worst. Outstanding musicianship- combined with creative flair and style- makes for an evening of pure energy and entertainment. So tonight we’re gonna party like it’s 1999, only . . . it’s not.

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

 

AFRODISIACS @ 9pm

Haven’t pulled those bellbottoms and platform shoes out of the closet in a year or two? Or thirty?! Well it’s time to get digging. This is your official invite from The Afrodisiacs to put on your Boogie Shoes, catch the Love Rollercoaster over to Funkytown, and Shake Your Booty. It’s Ladies Night here at the Copacabana and YOU, of all people, Should Be Dancin’!

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

 

KRYBOYS @9pm

KRYBOYS are the Seattle areas premier cover band offering the highest quality live misic
experience around. From the flash of the lights and lasers to the most energetic,
best sounding performance, a night out with KRYBOYS leaves you with the epic sensation
of a full on rock concert.

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

 

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

 

THE SPAZMATICS @ 9pm

The Spazmatics: The Ultimate 80’s New Wave Show…bringing you all the awesome songs and geeky dance steps from the 80′s decade that you wished you’d forgotten. Complete with highwater pants, pocket-protectors and nerdy glasses, The Spazmatics recapture all the best of the worst. Outstanding musicianship- combined with creative flair and style- makes for an evening of pure energy and entertainment. So tonight we’re gonna party like it’s 1999, only . . . it’s not.

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

 

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

 

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

 

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

 

THE SPAZMATICS @ 9pm

The Spazmatics: The Ultimate 80’s New Wave Show…bringing you all the awesome songs and geeky dance steps from the 80′s decade that you wished you’d forgotten. Complete with highwater pants, pocket-protectors and nerdy glasses, The Spazmatics recapture all the best of the worst. Outstanding musicianship- combined with creative flair and style- makes for an evening of pure energy and entertainment. So tonight we’re gonna party like it’s 1999, only . . . it’s not.

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

 

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

 

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

 

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

 

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

 

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

 

THE SPAZMATICS @ 9pm

The Spazmatics: The Ultimate 80’s New Wave Show…bringing you all the awesome songs and geeky dance steps from the 80′s decade that you wished you’d forgotten. Complete with highwater pants, pocket-protectors and nerdy glasses, The Spazmatics recapture all the best of the worst. Outstanding musicianship- combined with creative flair and style- makes for an evening of pure energy and entertainment. So tonight we’re gonna party like it’s 1999, only . . . it’s not.

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

 

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

 

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

 

THE SPAZMATICS @ 9pm

The Spazmatics: The Ultimate 80’s New Wave Show…bringing you all the awesome songs and geeky dance steps from the 80′s decade that you wished you’d forgotten. Complete with highwater pants, pocket-protectors and nerdy glasses, The Spazmatics recapture all the best of the worst. Outstanding musicianship- combined with creative flair and style- makes for an evening of pure energy and entertainment. So tonight we’re gonna party like it’s 1999, only . . . it’s not.

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

 

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

 

AFRODISIACS @ 9pm

Haven’t pulled those bellbottoms and platform shoes out of the closet in a year or two? Or thirty?! Well it’s time to get digging. This is your official invite from The Afrodisiacs to put on your Boogie Shoes, catch the Love Rollercoaster over to Funkytown, and Shake Your Booty. It’s Ladies Night here at the Copacabana and YOU, of all people, Should Be Dancin’!

POKER FACE: A Lady Gaga Tribute @9pm

My Little Monsters, POKER FACE will be making a special appearance at The Swiss In Tacoma.
Music starts at 9pm and there will be an $8 Cover.
Bleeding Tree will be opening for POKER FACE with a Pop Tribute.
POKER FACE Features all 4 members of Bleeding Tree including a bass player and 2 dancers.
Be ready for a show unlike anything you’ve seen with wig and costume changes and choreographed gaga dances.
You’ll hear Lady Gaga’s biggest hits like, “Shallow” from A star is born, “Bad Romance”, “Just Dance”, “Born This Way”, “Telephone”, “Million Reasons” and many more.

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

 

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz @ 8pm FREE

What’s a pub quiz?

Simply, a quiz game played in a pub. It’s an Anglo-Irish tradition, but our goal is the same: to foster friendly competition, and promote social drinking. A noble cause!Does it cost anything?

With rare exceptions, no. You should buy food and drinks though. Our business model is no big secret: We drive business to our host venues or we get fired. So just ordering water is NOT cool. Plus, fish have sex in that stuff.

Do I need to sign up beforehand or can I just show up and play?

Just show up. Team size is limited to six. Play solo if you’d like, but don’t blame us if you’re lonely.

All right, so what’s in it for me?

Besides a couple hours of free entertainment, the top teams get bar gift certificates. Plus there are chances to win free pints (or gift-certificate equivalents) for answering five bonus questions throughout the evening. We also have bizarre prizes courtesy of our weekly Bonus Email Question. Finally, your team can revel in the eternal glory of having your photo posted on this here website.

What’s the quiz format like?

The quiz consists of eight rounds of eight questions each, played by teams of up to six people. Questions are read aloud by the quizmaster and teams write down the answers, turning them in at the end of each round.

Rounds 1, 4 and 6 are themed rounds – anything from “Eight Questions About Sex That Won’t Make You Too Uncomfortable” to “TV Shows Your Parents Watch.” Round 2 is a music round worth double points: name the artist and title for each song clip. Round 3 is a multiple choice round or a speed round. Round 5 is a visual round based on a printed handout. The all-audio Round 7 usually covers movies or TV shows, and is worth the standard eight points. Finally, Round 8 is always 16 points on Random Knowledge.

One round can be jokered, doubling your points for that round only (yes, the 16-point rounds are fair game). The team with the most points after eight rounds is the winner.

KRYBOYS @9pm

KRYBOYS are the Seattle areas premier cover band offering the highest quality live misic
experience around. From the flash of the lights and lasers to the most energetic,
best sounding performance, a night out with KRYBOYS leaves you with the epic sensation
of a full on rock concert.

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

 

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz @ 8pm FREE

What’s a pub quiz?

Simply, a quiz game played in a pub. It’s an Anglo-Irish tradition, but our goal is the same: to foster friendly competition, and promote social drinking. A noble cause!Does it cost anything?

With rare exceptions, no. You should buy food and drinks though. Our business model is no big secret: We drive business to our host venues or we get fired. So just ordering water is NOT cool. Plus, fish have sex in that stuff.

Do I need to sign up beforehand or can I just show up and play?

Just show up. Team size is limited to six. Play solo if you’d like, but don’t blame us if you’re lonely.

All right, so what’s in it for me?

Besides a couple hours of free entertainment, the top teams get bar gift certificates. Plus there are chances to win free pints (or gift-certificate equivalents) for answering five bonus questions throughout the evening. We also have bizarre prizes courtesy of our weekly Bonus Email Question. Finally, your team can revel in the eternal glory of having your photo posted on this here website.

What’s the quiz format like?

The quiz consists of eight rounds of eight questions each, played by teams of up to six people. Questions are read aloud by the quizmaster and teams write down the answers, turning them in at the end of each round.

Rounds 1, 4 and 6 are themed rounds – anything from “Eight Questions About Sex That Won’t Make You Too Uncomfortable” to “TV Shows Your Parents Watch.” Round 2 is a music round worth double points: name the artist and title for each song clip. Round 3 is a multiple choice round or a speed round. Round 5 is a visual round based on a printed handout. The all-audio Round 7 usually covers movies or TV shows, and is worth the standard eight points. Finally, Round 8 is always 16 points on Random Knowledge.

One round can be jokered, doubling your points for that round only (yes, the 16-point rounds are fair game). The team with the most points after eight rounds is the winner.

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

 

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz @ 8pm FREE

What’s a pub quiz?

Simply, a quiz game played in a pub. It’s an Anglo-Irish tradition, but our goal is the same: to foster friendly competition, and promote social drinking. A noble cause!Does it cost anything?

With rare exceptions, no. You should buy food and drinks though. Our business model is no big secret: We drive business to our host venues or we get fired. So just ordering water is NOT cool. Plus, fish have sex in that stuff.

Do I need to sign up beforehand or can I just show up and play?

Just show up. Team size is limited to six. Play solo if you’d like, but don’t blame us if you’re lonely.

All right, so what’s in it for me?

Besides a couple hours of free entertainment, the top teams get bar gift certificates. Plus there are chances to win free pints (or gift-certificate equivalents) for answering five bonus questions throughout the evening. We also have bizarre prizes courtesy of our weekly Bonus Email Question. Finally, your team can revel in the eternal glory of having your photo posted on this here website.

What’s the quiz format like?

The quiz consists of eight rounds of eight questions each, played by teams of up to six people. Questions are read aloud by the quizmaster and teams write down the answers, turning them in at the end of each round.

Rounds 1, 4 and 6 are themed rounds – anything from “Eight Questions About Sex That Won’t Make You Too Uncomfortable” to “TV Shows Your Parents Watch.” Round 2 is a music round worth double points: name the artist and title for each song clip. Round 3 is a multiple choice round or a speed round. Round 5 is a visual round based on a printed handout. The all-audio Round 7 usually covers movies or TV shows, and is worth the standard eight points. Finally, Round 8 is always 16 points on Random Knowledge.

One round can be jokered, doubling your points for that round only (yes, the 16-point rounds are fair game). The team with the most points after eight rounds is the winner.

GRIT CITY THINK & DRINK: Poetic Multiplicity & Intersectionality @6:30pm

’DO I CONTRADICT MYSELF? VERY WELL THEN.’ ‘NOTHING REJECTED, NOTHING ABANDONED’: MULTIPLICITY AND INTERSECTIONALITY, A U.S. POETIC TRADITION with Dr. Sarah Chavez, UW Tacoma

In Walt Whitman’s famous poem, “Song of Myself,” the speaker challenges the reader’s understanding of the individual by identifying himself as a “contradiction,” a body containing multiple and sometimes conflicting characteristics, stating “Very well then, I contradict myself, / (I am large, I contain multitudes.)” One hundred and thirty-two years later, poet and scholar Gloria Anzaldúa writes in the foundational Chicanx text, Borderlands/La Frontera, “she operates in a pluralistic mode—nothing thrust out, the good, the bad, and the ugly, nothing rejected, nothing abandoned.” Despite their distance in time, gender, and ethnicity, these two formative American writers represent a tension particular to U.S. literature and culture—how to reconcile individuality and nationalism in a country built on immigration. This talk will explore the role of diversity and multiplicity as a uniquely American literary value through discussion of these writers’ work and their relevance to 21st century U.S. identity politics.

Sarah A. Chavez, a mestiza born and raised in the California Central Valley, is the author of the poetry collections, Hands That Break & Scar (Sundress Publications, 2017) and All Day, Talking (dancing girl press, 2014), selections of which were awarded the Susan Atefat Peckham Fellowship. She teaches creative writing with an emphasis on the recognition of intersectionality and the lived experience of the body. Her scholarship and creative publishing both focus on the constructed performance of race/ethnicity, gender, and socio-economic class in the United States.

THE SPAZMATICS @ 9pm

The Spazmatics: The Ultimate 80’s New Wave Show…bringing you all the awesome songs and geeky dance steps from the 80′s decade that you wished you’d forgotten. Complete with highwater pants, pocket-protectors and nerdy glasses, The Spazmatics recapture all the best of the worst. Outstanding musicianship- combined with creative flair and style- makes for an evening of pure energy and entertainment. So tonight we’re gonna party like it’s 1999, only . . . it’s not.

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

 

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz @ 8pm FREE

What’s a pub quiz?

Simply, a quiz game played in a pub. It’s an Anglo-Irish tradition, but our goal is the same: to foster friendly competition, and promote social drinking. A noble cause!Does it cost anything?

With rare exceptions, no. You should buy food and drinks though. Our business model is no big secret: We drive business to our host venues or we get fired. So just ordering water is NOT cool. Plus, fish have sex in that stuff.

Do I need to sign up beforehand or can I just show up and play?

Just show up. Team size is limited to six. Play solo if you’d like, but don’t blame us if you’re lonely.

All right, so what’s in it for me?

Besides a couple hours of free entertainment, the top teams get bar gift certificates. Plus there are chances to win free pints (or gift-certificate equivalents) for answering five bonus questions throughout the evening. We also have bizarre prizes courtesy of our weekly Bonus Email Question. Finally, your team can revel in the eternal glory of having your photo posted on this here website.

What’s the quiz format like?

The quiz consists of eight rounds of eight questions each, played by teams of up to six people. Questions are read aloud by the quizmaster and teams write down the answers, turning them in at the end of each round.

Rounds 1, 4 and 6 are themed rounds – anything from “Eight Questions About Sex That Won’t Make You Too Uncomfortable” to “TV Shows Your Parents Watch.” Round 2 is a music round worth double points: name the artist and title for each song clip. Round 3 is a multiple choice round or a speed round. Round 5 is a visual round based on a printed handout. The all-audio Round 7 usually covers movies or TV shows, and is worth the standard eight points. Finally, Round 8 is always 16 points on Random Knowledge.

One round can be jokered, doubling your points for that round only (yes, the 16-point rounds are fair game). The team with the most points after eight rounds is the winner.

RHYTHM N BROWN, UNIFIED CULTURE, & ISLAND BOUND @9pm

Welcome the Sun back to the sky with a chill Reggae vibe at The Swiss on Friday, May 31st.
Rhythm n Brown brings old school wisdom with new school energy. Their sound is a fusion of Polynesian, hip-hop, reggae, rock, R&B, Blues, and country.
Unified Culture is a tough and hard hitting original reggae band. With emphasis on wicked intros, mixes, heavy bass lines and catchy saxophone licks, their live roots and contemporary styles leaves a lasting impression for all to enjoy.
ISLAND BOUND continues to grow in the reggae scene perpetuating our roots and culture with our diversity of ethnic backgrounds, including Hawaii, Samoa and Philippines. The mission is to share love for the music and keep culture alive!

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

 

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz @ 8pm FREE

What’s a pub quiz?

Simply, a quiz game played in a pub. It’s an Anglo-Irish tradition, but our goal is the same: to foster friendly competition, and promote social drinking. A noble cause!Does it cost anything?

With rare exceptions, no. You should buy food and drinks though. Our business model is no big secret: We drive business to our host venues or we get fired. So just ordering water is NOT cool. Plus, fish have sex in that stuff.

Do I need to sign up beforehand or can I just show up and play?

Just show up. Team size is limited to six. Play solo if you’d like, but don’t blame us if you’re lonely.

All right, so what’s in it for me?

Besides a couple hours of free entertainment, the top teams get bar gift certificates. Plus there are chances to win free pints (or gift-certificate equivalents) for answering five bonus questions throughout the evening. We also have bizarre prizes courtesy of our weekly Bonus Email Question. Finally, your team can revel in the eternal glory of having your photo posted on this here website.

What’s the quiz format like?

The quiz consists of eight rounds of eight questions each, played by teams of up to six people. Questions are read aloud by the quizmaster and teams write down the answers, turning them in at the end of each round.

Rounds 1, 4 and 6 are themed rounds – anything from “Eight Questions About Sex That Won’t Make You Too Uncomfortable” to “TV Shows Your Parents Watch.” Round 2 is a music round worth double points: name the artist and title for each song clip. Round 3 is a multiple choice round or a speed round. Round 5 is a visual round based on a printed handout. The all-audio Round 7 usually covers movies or TV shows, and is worth the standard eight points. Finally, Round 8 is always 16 points on Random Knowledge.

One round can be jokered, doubling your points for that round only (yes, the 16-point rounds are fair game). The team with the most points after eight rounds is the winner.