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Camaraderie Cellars picnic has jazz, classics, dessert

Live music, a picnic supper made for the occasion, Rhapsody in Red wine: They’re ingredients for the 10th annual Evening at Camaraderie… Continue reading

Port Townsend jazz festival takes off

In one second of silence, the lights dim and the theater goes dusky. Then the jazz plane takes off. As it rises,… Continue reading

Taming of the Shrew at Webster’s Wood this weekend

“The Taming of the Shrew,” Shakespeare’s comedy of love in a changing society, is now playing on the newly built stage in… Continue reading

Film documents bowmakers from Port Townsend to Brazil

Tickets for Friedman, Serrill movie go on sale Friday

Independent bookshop, writers’ haven to change hands

Once in a while, the ideal person walks in the door at exactly the right time. It happened at the Writers’ Workshoppe… Continue reading

Jazz Port Townsend begins tonight

Centrum’s Jazz Port Townsend festival starts tonight with Jazz in the Clubs, an assemblage of shows at Fort Worden State Park, 200… Continue reading

A #MeToo ‘Shrew’

Shakespeare in the Woods to unfold on new stage

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: Stepping into the river of dancers

CLOSE YOUR EYES, and allow yourself to float in your partner’s arms. This is not the time for thinking. And if you start to talk… Continue reading

From the Aleutian chain to Port Townsend

Alaska native remembers life in Alaska territory

‘Ingredients of Us’ explores marriage, career and dessert

Chimacum author to hold book launch Thursday at Finnriver

‘Ned,’ Strayed heading for Port Townsend Film Festival

Stephen Tobolowsky of ‘Groundhog Day’ fame announced as guest

Garrett, the SnakeOil Peddlers and the local JAM

Palindrome concert promises blend Saturday

Anna Lindblad, left, and Elise Wessel Hildrum are part of Fru Skagerrak, a Swedish-Norwegian-Danish trio appearing in Saturday afternoon’s Fiddle Tunes Finale at Fort Worden. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/for Peninsula Daily News)

‘Usually fun’ Fiddle Tunes concerts on tap

43rd festival runs Thursday through Saturday

Anna Lindblad, left, and Elise Wessel Hildrum are part of Fru Skagerrak, a Swedish-Norwegian-Danish trio appearing in Saturday afternoon’s Fiddle Tunes Finale at Fort Worden. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/for Peninsula Daily News)

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: Feasting — without the boom

THE NERVE OF this guy, bringing lasers instead of fireworks for Port Townsend’s Old School 4th of July. I mean that in a positive way.… Continue reading

Respect, zen bluegrass, reggae at Voice Works

Voice Works, five days of singing songs from everywhere and everybody, is well underway with showcase concerts, a dance and a flock… Continue reading

Port Angeles Symphony announces new season of concerts

Homegrown performers who travel the world, music of Brahms and Tchaikovsky, soloists from Japan, Bulgaria and Spain: They’re coming during the Port… Continue reading

Port Townsend author launches ‘The Witch’s Kind’

The two women have skills that scare people. As their story — set in Port Townsend and Brinnon right after World War… Continue reading

Port Angeles author to launch new book

We’ve all got some old refusals. We can refuse to give up on an idea, or to accept limits on our movement… Continue reading

‘Creativity, fertility’: Solstice Art Fest celebrates summer

A new Solstice Art Festival will fill the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, along with its Webster’s Woods park Friday and Saturday.… Continue reading