COMING UP: 'Harvey' auditions, new OTA season, Fiber Arts Festival . . . and other entertainment briefs

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Troupe mulls 'Rose's Dilemma'

SEQUIM –– Neil Simon's “Rose's Dilemma” will open Olympic Theatre Arts' 2014-2015 season.

Under the direction of Karen Hogan, cast members Sharon DelaBarre, Tom Darter, Jennifer Sies and Dalton Williamson will whip through three weekends of performance from Sept. 5 through Sept. 21 in the theater at 414 N. Sequim Ave.

“'Rose's Dilemma' has the quick humor and snappy banter Simon is known for,” Hogan said. “Think 'The Ghost and Mrs. Muir' meets Lillian Hellman and Dashiell Hammett.”

Tickets are $16 or $14 for OTA members and military personnel. Children 16 and younger are $10.

A special $10 preview show will be Sept. 4.

For more information or to buy tickets, phone the theater box office at 360-683-7326 or visit

'Harvey' auditions

SEQUIM –– Auditions for Olympic Theatre Arts' upcoming production of the popular comedy “Harvey” will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday and 3 p.m. Aug. 16 at the theater's Gathering Hall, 414 N. Sequim Ave.

The 1944 Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a man and his 6-foot rabbit friend will be OTA's second production of the 2014-2015 season, running Nov. 7-23.

The Olivia Shea-directed production calls for six men and five women ages 25 to 65.

Scripts are available at the theater's office or at the Sequim Library.

For more, phone Shea at 360-683-8150 or Olympic Theatre Arts at 360-683-7326.

Beatles tribute

SEATTLE –– Fifty years to the day after the Beatles first rocked Seattle, tribute band Creme Tangerine will perform the Brits' 1964 concert at Seattle Center's Mural Amphitheatre.

The free show is at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21.

Creme Tangerine will play the Fab Four's 1964 Seattle Coliseum, nee Key Arena, concert note for note in its entirety to celebrate this iconic moment in the Pacific Northwest's rock history.

The performance will highlight the hunger relief work of Northwest Harvest.

Northwest Harvest will be on hand to receive canned food and donations in its work to battle hunger across the state.

Summer Studio Tour

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND — The 14th annual Summer Studio Tour takes place this weekend, and 48 artists will be on hand showcasing their work in five local artists' studios.

Many new artists will be on hand, and there will be a variety of handcrafted work, including watercolors, jewelry, pottery, furniture, metal art, garden art, mixed media, fiber art and photography.

The studios are open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and Saturday and
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

The studio tour is a free self-guided tour.

For complete details, including a list of studios, artists, photos and a map, visit

Brochures can be downloaded from the website or found at the Chamber of Commerce.

For more information, phone tour manager Dinah Satterwhite at 206-842-0504.

Fiber Arts fest

SEQUIM — The North Olympic Fiber Arts Festival is celebrating its ninth year the first weekend in October.

It is seeking entries for the upcoming juried fiber arts exhibition, “Parallel Patterns: Significant Schemes, Seams & Symbols,” to be held at the Museum & Arts Center, 175 W. Cedar St.

Entries should reveal meaningful themes, designs and relationships through fiber, fabric and fashions with creative consideration that reflects and sometimes repeats imaginative motifs, lines and serendipity, according to a news release.

The exhibition is open to all fiber arts media and is from Oct. 1 to Nov. 29.

The deadline for entries is Tuesday, Sept. 9.

For more information and entry forms, visit

To participate, mail agreement, entry form and entry fee of $10 for up to three pieces to Renne Brock-Richmond, P.O. Box 2633, Sequim, WA 98382.

Or mail the entry fee, payable to the MAC, and email entries to Brock-Richmond at fiberarts Digital entries only. Be sure the artist's name is in the file name of each image.

Artists should include a narrative description of the work and a brief artist statement, both 200 characters or fewer.

Last modified: August 08. 2014 1:04AM
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