Diane Urbani de la Paz

‘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

From witches to marijuana, Jefferson County authors cover the gamut

Locals celebrated on Independent Bookstore Day

Memorial draws throng to fairgrounds in Port Townsend

‘Testament of love’ for Jarrod Paul Bramson

The essence is joy: Dance for Parkinson’s classes lift spirits in Port Townsend

Rae Kala had her hand slapped while in training. She was being, as she puts it, too much of a therapist-head. Kala… Continue reading

Port Townsend panel talk on ‘Freedom Songs’ to tackle sexual trauma, trafficking

Thursday gathering set for Writers’ Workshoppe/Imprint Books in Port Townsend

Men with Guitars concert scheduled for Saturday in Sequim to raise funds

John, Paul, George and Ringo will be in the house. So will Phil and Don Everly. Channeling that youthful Beatles-Everlys energy are Barry,… Continue reading

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: It’s time to listen

revealing a shocking event — while seated on the couch with Vera. She only catches some of it, though. Her… Continue reading

Doreen Hynd finds lightness, balance in ‘exercise art’

Port Townsend teacher subject of documentary at Women & Film fest

Women Film festival offers 17 documentaries, features

This movie — and its heroines — are not what you think. So promises Carra Greenberg, who brings the documentary “Daughters of… Continue reading

‘Starstuff’ to be unleashed on Port Angeles stage

Aboard the good ship Neverland, we are headed into the wide, wavy sea called the imagination. These waters are uncharted, yes. What… Continue reading

Port Townsend play upends the Powell expedition

Key City Public Theatre production starts Thursday with all-woman cast