Diane Urbani de la Paz

Music on the Strait festival grows to two weekends this summer

Music on the Strait, a chamber music festival that made its debut last summer, is expanding from one weekend to two this… Continue reading

Liars Contest to bring ‘cut-throat’ tale-telling

This vacation to Fiji was going so well. Then came the barracuda, hungry for a snack, swimming straight at me. That fish… Continue reading

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: Facts? Nah. Fabulous? Oh yes.

TURNS OUT SIR Elton John, deep down, is an eminently relatable guy. “Rocketman,” which I just experienced at the Starlight Room in Port Townsend, is… Continue reading

Bestselling author Cheryl Strayed to speak at Port Townsend Film Festival

Nonprofit also hosting Chimacum growers at salon tonight

Moving with strength: Team Imua wins the Seventy48 race

Fastest solo, woman racers come in Saturday also

Race to Alaska gets underway from Port Townsend

Crews set out for ‘proving ground’ this morning

‘Shrew’ To-Do brings drama, appetizers to Studio Bob fundraiser Saturday

Earlier this decade, two women walked into Webster’s Woods and foresaw comedy, romance, sword fights, weddings — in other words, Shakespeare. With… Continue reading

TimeSlips: A new way to engage those living with dementia

Program to start Friday at Jefferson County Library in Port Hadlock

‘Rouse for Ray’ to memorialize Port Angeles poet Saturday

In his short and blazing life, Raymond Carver inspired people: from “Wild” writer Cheryl Strayed to Alejandro Iñarritu, director of the Academy… Continue reading

Benefit concert to feature classical, steel-pan music

Often, Lisa Lanza is a demure presence at the piano. Right about now, though, she’s stepping forward, ready to revel in an… Continue reading

‘Dementia Friends’ presentation this week in Port Hadlock

Session is part of nationwide initiative

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: The electric horsewoman

and it feels great. One impossibly sunny afternoon last week, I test-rode a Trek Verve. As soon as… Continue reading

A sea of ideas turns into Wearable Art

Two shows wow Port Townsend

Wearable Art Show to burst open Saturday in Port Townsend

You have your young supermodel with rocket boosters on her boots. There’s the blonde dressed in delicate mesh fruit bags, plus another… Continue reading

Peninsula poet starts her book tour at home

Tess Gallagher to make appearances Thursday, Friday in Port Angeles

Life is a ‘Cabaret’ for Port Townsend teens

Wilkommen, bienvenue, welcome — to a “Cabaret” young and fresh. The Emcee, the English singer and her American paramour: They’re frolicking at… Continue reading

More than a bunch of ‘Blonde’ jokes

Musical about self-determination opens Friday

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: A look back, a tough talk

WHAT A PEACEFUL place is Kah Tai Lagoon in Port Townsend. Songbirds sing, herons swoop. I’ve walked the trail many times unaware of its history… Continue reading