Diane Urbani de la Paz

ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS: Trio to make the jazz flow in Sequim on Saturday . . . and other items

NOTE: “Today” and “tonight” refer to Friday, Jan. 8. SEQUIM — Pianist and arranger Linda Dowdell, saxophone man Craig Buhler and upright-bassist Ted Enderle will… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Art, mystery, prizes combine in Sequim for First Friday Art Walk

NOTE: “Today” and “tonight” refer to Friday, Jan. 8. SEQUIM — The Sequim First Friday Art Walk is adding something extra tonight. “Whodunnit Downtown? —… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Bonus contra dance is on Black Diamond Community Hall’s schedule Saturday

PORT ANGELES — Into the January cold come a band and dance caller who know how to warm the space: Gallimaufry, a group of Irish… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Free Fitness Fest on Saturday in Port Angeles to showcase ways to get in shape this year

PORT ANGELES — You don't have to get in the pool. But you just might want to wear that swimsuit under your clothes. So advises… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Lobo del Mar to give Sunday matinee performance in Coyle

COYLE — They're a dance troupe, a Celtic band and a well-traveled family: Lobo del Mar, the ensemble to arrive at Coyle's community center for… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Love is better than the revelers dreamed in ‘Twelfth Night’ production in Sequim

SEQUIM — Here's a romantic comedy with delicious bits. We're talking lines such as “Then come kiss me, sweet and twenty, youth's a stuff will… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Painting, music to blend together in Port Angeles during monthly Second Weekend

NOTE: “Today” and “tonight” refer to Friday, Jan. 8. PORT ANGELES — Like a happy couple, live music and fresh art get together this weekend… Continue reading

Awesome Bob set to perform at Olympic Theatre Arts in Sequim on Friday night

SEQUIM — A dance party and a one-man band will converge at Olympic Theatre Arts as Bob Ossem Hagan, aka “Awesome Bob,” arrives in the… Continue reading

Anti-drug group to focus on three areas at Thursday meeting in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles Citizen Action Network, aka PA CAN, will have its first meeting of the new year this Thursday, and everyone… Continue reading

Peninsula College professor to talk on empathy, compassion Thursday in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — In a free lecture, Peninsula College professor Janet Lucas will discuss something she’s long studied: empathy and compassion. “The Art and Science… Continue reading

Port Townsend pianist to offer rare Port Angeles recital this Friday

PORT ANGELES — Chopin, Mompou, Ravel and Debussy — plus some Argentine tango music — are on the itinerary, and that's just the first half… Continue reading

Port Townsend Film Festival to talk ‘Trumbo’ tonight

PORT TOWNSEND — Tonight brings another film salon and discussion of a new movie screening at the Rose Theatre, 235 Taylor St., sponsored by the… Continue reading

Entries sought for Saturday’s Bring Your Own Art display in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — Studio Bob, the gallery and event space at 118½ E. Front St., is inviting art-makers of all ages, styles and levels of… Continue reading

Port Angeles clinic’s challenge: You can win by losing (weight)

PORT ANGELES — It’s like a betting pool, with high stakes and sweet rewards. We’re living in one of Washington state’s fattest, most diabetic and… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Art, books, philosophy all free at Jefferson County Library starting Saturday and going through the month

PORT HADLOCK — Free activities for teenagers, younger children and grown-ups will liven up the Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave., starting this Saturday and… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Ballroom dancing offered Sunday in Sequim

SEQUIM — An afternoon tea dance — for fans of foxtrot, waltz, swing and other ballroom styles — is open to everyone at The Fifth… Continue reading

WEEKEND: From the Hoh to Africa, all are in downtown Port Townsend during Saturday’s Gallery Walk

PORT TOWNSEND — Downtown Port Townsend will start the new year off with its first-Saturday Gallery Walk, the free stroll from art show to show… Continue reading

WEEKEND: National Book Award winner in town for PT Shorts this weekend

PORT TOWNSEND — The works of National Book Award winner Charles Johnson will come to life this weekend as PT Shorts, Key City Public Theatre’s… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Port Angeles dancers, newcomers ‘bring it’ at Contra dance Saturday

PORT ANGELES — There are no special criteria to meet when going to a community contra dance. You don't have to bring a partner, though… Continue reading

ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS: Poetry workshops open to all starting Wednesday . . . and other items

NOTE: “Today” and “tonight” refer to Friday, Jan. 1. Four free poetry writing workshops, including two for youngsters, are set this month at the Port… Continue reading