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Art Around Town program to highlight artists’ work

The Port Ludlow Art League has partnered with local businesses to display the artists’ work from August through October. The Art Around… Continue reading

 

Poetry readings to feature Pulitzer Prize winners

Poetry on the Salish Sea will present its second Summer Sunday Readings from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. The free annual… Continue reading

 

Port Townsend Summer Band to perform Sunday

The Port Townsend Summer Band will present “Wings in Motion” at 1 p.m. Sunday. The free family-friendly concert will be outdoors at… Continue reading

 

Jim Nyby, a singer and pianist, will perform at Candlelight Concerts on Thursday in Port Townsend.

Singer, pianist to perform at Candlelight Concerts series

Jim Nyby will perform at the Candlelight Concerts series at 7 p.m. Thursday. The series, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 609 Taylor… Continue reading

Jim Nyby, a singer and pianist, will perform at Candlelight Concerts on Thursday in Port Townsend.

Sequim Lavender Festival tops weekend activities

The Sequim Lavender Festival and several plays and classes highlight weekend events on the North Olympic Peninsula. • The Sequim Lavender Festival returns to Carrie… Continue reading

Weekly free outdoor concerts presented across the Peninsula

Free outdoor summer concerts will continue on the North Olympic Peninsula next week. Sun~Over Static will perform from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday in… Continue reading

Tyler Weed, left, and his father, John Weed, will present “Passing Traditions” with Cary Novotny on Saturday evening in Sequim.

‘Passing Traditions’ concert set Saturday in Sequim

John and Tyler Weed, along with Cary Novotny, will present “Passing Traditions: An Evening With The Weeds and Cary Novotny” at 7 p.m.… Continue reading

Tyler Weed, left, and his father, John Weed, will present “Passing Traditions” with Cary Novotny on Saturday evening in Sequim.
Ben Holmes will perform at Rainshadow Recording on Sunday evening.

Holmes to perform at Fort Worden on Sunday

Singer-Songwriter Ben Holmes will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Holmes will perform in the studio at Rainshadow Recording in Building 315 at… Continue reading

Ben Holmes will perform at Rainshadow Recording on Sunday evening.

One-woman show to be featured throughout July

Phina Pipia will present “Ha Ha Da Vinci” with 8 p.m. shows Fridays, Saturdays and Mondays through July 29. The one-woman show… Continue reading

Summer concert series at Olympic Cellars Winery begins Saturday

The Fat Chance Band will kick off the annual summer concert series at Olympic Cellars Winery at 7 p.m. Saturday. The series… Continue reading

Brian Hoffman of Port Angeles, left, assists his children, from left, Clayton Hoffman, 6, Lacey Hoffman, 8, and Rhett Hoffman, 3, during a knot-tying workshop at the Port Angeles Yacht Club, one of numerous venues for Saturday’s Day of Play. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Day of Play

Children’s music singer Sarah Schwiethale of Port Angeles, front, along with helper Georgia Anderson, far left, leads youngsters through a song on the lawn of… Continue reading

Brian Hoffman of Port Angeles, left, assists his children, from left, Clayton Hoffman, 6, Lacey Hoffman, 8, and Rhett Hoffman, 3, during a knot-tying workshop at the Port Angeles Yacht Club, one of numerous venues for Saturday’s Day of Play. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Jan and Mike Berman of from Port Ludlow dance to the band Marmalade during the first Concert on the Dock on Thursday at Pope Marine Park in Port Townsend. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Dancing to the music

Jan and Mike Berman of from Port Ludlow dance to the band Marmalade during the first Concert on the Dock on Thursday at Pope Marine… Continue reading

Jan and Mike Berman of from Port Ludlow dance to the band Marmalade during the first Concert on the Dock on Thursday at Pope Marine Park in Port Townsend. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)
Curley Taylor, frontman for Louisiana-based Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble, right, performs with bandmate Matthey Roberts on rubboard during Wednesday night’s Concert on the Pier at Port Angeles City Pier. The free weekly music series, hosted by the Juan de Fuca Foundation and sponsored by Strait View Credit Union, D.A. Davidson & Co., 102.1 FM The Strait and the Peninsula Daily News, continues at 6 p.m. Wednesday with rock and dance band The Nasty Habits. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Concert series

Curley Taylor, frontman for Louisiana-based Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble, right, performs with bandmate Matthey Roberts on rubboard during Wednesday night’s Concert on the Pier… Continue reading

Curley Taylor, frontman for Louisiana-based Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble, right, performs with bandmate Matthey Roberts on rubboard during Wednesday night’s Concert on the Pier at Port Angeles City Pier. The free weekly music series, hosted by the Juan de Fuca Foundation and sponsored by Strait View Credit Union, D.A. Davidson & Co., 102.1 FM The Strait and the Peninsula Daily News, continues at 6 p.m. Wednesday with rock and dance band The Nasty Habits. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
“Blue Lightning” is one of the artworks by Shirley Scheier, who will give a free artist talk on Thursday at Northwind Art’s Jeanette Best Gallery in Port Townsend. (Shirley Scheier)

Art conversation Thursday in Port Townsend

“Below the Equator,” “Low Tide” and “Sweet Slumber” are among the titles of artworks by Shirley Scheier, the Port Townsend painter and… Continue reading

“Blue Lightning” is one of the artworks by Shirley Scheier, who will give a free artist talk on Thursday at Northwind Art’s Jeanette Best Gallery in Port Townsend. (Shirley Scheier)

Sekiu Fun Days, Day of Play set this weekend

The annual Day of Play, plus plays and Sekiu Fun Days will take place across the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend. • Opening reception for… Continue reading

Weekly free outdoor concerts presented across Peninsula

Free outdoor summer concerts will continue on the North Olympic Peninsula next week. The Fabulous Murphtones will perform from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday… Continue reading

The cast of "The Curate Shakespeare As You Like It" is, from left, Dawn Alexander,  Wesley Vollmer, Tara Dupont, Donna Behrens, Ben Heintz, Zack Wiedenhoeft and Marissa Wilson LaJambe. The comedy arrives Friday at the Port Angeles Community Playhouse. Diane Urbani de la Paz/For Peninsula Daily News

Shakespearean ‘escape from reality’ to open Friday

Performances at Port Angeles Community Playhouse through July

The cast of "The Curate Shakespeare As You Like It" is, from left, Dawn Alexander,  Wesley Vollmer, Tara Dupont, Donna Behrens, Ben Heintz, Zack Wiedenhoeft and Marissa Wilson LaJambe. The comedy arrives Friday at the Port Angeles Community Playhouse. Diane Urbani de la Paz/For Peninsula Daily News
Paulette Hill, a jewelry artist, wire wrapping a Botswana agate cabochon.

Artisan market to include demonstrations Saturday

Local artisans will demonstrate how they create their works from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The Rain Shadow Artisan Market will be… Continue reading

Paulette Hill, a jewelry artist, wire wrapping a Botswana agate cabochon.

Music on the Strait introduces children’s tickets

Music on the Strait, Port Angeles’ homegrown chamber music festival, has a new initiative to introduce more families and students to affordable… Continue reading

“Canyon to Estuary: Return of the Elwha River” by Larry Eifert is part of the exhibit “Beauty and Resilience: From Dismantling to Ecosystem Recovery” at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center through Sept. 8.

‘Beauty and Resilience’ showing at Port Angeles Fine Arts Center

There will be a reception for “Beauty and Resilience: From Dismantling to Ecosystem Recovery” from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at… Continue reading

“Canyon to Estuary: Return of the Elwha River” by Larry Eifert is part of the exhibit “Beauty and Resilience: From Dismantling to Ecosystem Recovery” at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center through Sept. 8.