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Art in Bloom flowering at Port Angeles Fine Arts Center this weekend

Art in Bloom, a special pop-up event scheduled at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, will feature colorful floral designs in response… Continue reading

 

Pianist Alexander Tutunov will premiere a new solo recital featuring Chopin, Rachmaninoff, Brahms and Gershwin online this Saturday evening. photo courtesy Port Angeles Symphony

Encore: Pianist presents virtual concert Saturday

Tutunov plays pieces known to Port Angeles Symphony fans

 

Vocalist Kate Voss and her husband Jason Goessl, aka Sundae + Mr. Goessl, bring their vintage jazz and humor to a live-streamed "In [Your] Living Room" concert tonight. The Juan de Fuca Foundation for the Arts hosts the online show. photo courtesy Sundae + Mr. Goe

Unique Seattle duo performs living room concert tonight

Well I love my baby better / better than a brand-new sweater /I love my baby he keeps me warm at night… Continue reading

 

Past and Present Quilts is on display in a window in Port Townsend.

Walk-by textile exhibit graces window in Port Townsend

The North Olympic Chapter of the Surface Design Association presents “Past and Present Quilts,” a walk-by window display of vintage and modern… Continue reading

Past and Present Quilts is on display in a window in Port Townsend.
Professor Matt Toerey.

Studium Generale presents ‘Zen and the Art of Chickenman’

PORT ANGELES —Peninsula College English Professor Matt Teorey will present his study, “Zen and the Art of Chickenman,” when he speaks at the Studium Generale… Continue reading

Professor Matt Toerey.
"Seahorse," by Pat Herkal is among the textile artworks on display at the Northwind Art Grover Gallery.

Undersea exhibit showcases textile arts

Textile artists’ varied views of the Salish Sea are on display now at the Northwind Art Grover Gallery. The gallery at 236… Continue reading

"Seahorse," by Pat Herkal is among the textile artworks on display at the Northwind Art Grover Gallery.
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CAPTION: Trevor Contreras will address the Quimper Geological Society on Saturday

Geology, carving lecture slated in Port Townsend

Trevor Contreras will present “The Geology and Art of Stone Carving” at 4 p.m. Saturday. The free online lecture is sponsored by… Continue reading

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CAPTION: Trevor Contreras will address the Quimper Geological Society on Saturday

North Olympic Library System scheduled book discussions for April

The North Olympic Library System will continue online book discussion groups throughout April. Participants must register at nols.org to receive the link… Continue reading

Port Townsend Marine Science Center Executive Director Janine Boire plans to welcome the public back to the center starting Saturday at the Fort Worden-based aquarium. The center will be open Saturdays and Sundays with reservations beginning this weekend. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Port Townsend Marine Science Center partially reopens

Weekend visits will require reservations for on-site visitors

Port Townsend Marine Science Center Executive Director Janine Boire plans to welcome the public back to the center starting Saturday at the Fort Worden-based aquarium. The center will be open Saturdays and Sundays with reservations beginning this weekend. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Bees and honey focus of April’s History Happy Hour

The April History Happy Hour put on by the Jefferson County Historical Society will feature the East Jefferson Beekeepers… Continue reading

Ballet Victoria — whose dancers have included Julia Jones Whitehead and Tymin McKeown, seen in 2019 — is among the dozens of performing ensembles to appear in the 2021 Juan de Fuca Festival, a blend of in-person and virtual shows May 28-31. Passes for the virtual festival are on sale now. Tickets for in-person shows will be available later this month. For information about the festival and its COVID-19 safety protocols, see JFFA.org under the Festival menu; the Juan de Fuca Foundation office phone is 360-457-5411. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Festival passes on sale

whose dancers have included Julia Jones Whitehead and Tymin McKeown, seen in 2019 — is among the dozens of performing ensembles to… Continue reading

Ballet Victoria — whose dancers have included Julia Jones Whitehead and Tymin McKeown, seen in 2019 — is among the dozens of performing ensembles to appear in the 2021 Juan de Fuca Festival, a blend of in-person and virtual shows May 28-31. Passes for the virtual festival are on sale now. Tickets for in-person shows will be available later this month. For information about the festival and its COVID-19 safety protocols, see JFFA.org under the Festival menu; the Juan de Fuca Foundation office phone is 360-457-5411. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Clarinetist Jonathan Doyle, complete with an aerosol-masking instrument cover, jazzed up the Haller Fountain in downtown Port Townsend in the first “Buskers on the Block” gig. The series will showcase local musicians Thursdays and Saturdays through May. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Free music series has begun in Port Townsend

Buskers scheduled through May in Main Street program

Clarinetist Jonathan Doyle, complete with an aerosol-masking instrument cover, jazzed up the Haller Fountain in downtown Port Townsend in the first “Buskers on the Block” gig. The series will showcase local musicians Thursdays and Saturdays through May. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Friends of the Sequim Library to hold book sale

The Friends of the Sequim Library will conduct a book sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The sale… Continue reading

“Passing Cloud,” by Sydni Sterling, is featured in Artist Showcase 2021.

Twenty-one artists featured in Artist Showcase 2021

Northwind Art presents Artist Showcase 2021, the gallery’s first curated exhibit of new and returning visual artists. The exhibit at the gallery… Continue reading

“Passing Cloud,” by Sydni Sterling, is featured in Artist Showcase 2021.

Virtual home tour tickets on sale now

Tickets are on sale now for the 23rd Annual Home & Kitchen Tour, which will be offered online April 23-25. This year’s… Continue reading

Keith Rasmussen is sprucing up The Keg & I in Chimacum for its reopening — with live music on the back deck — this Saturday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Doyle and Dwyer set to enliven Keg & I deck

Dancing to the live, in-person music this weekend at the Keg & I isn’t allowed, but you could say Keith Rasmussen is doing… Continue reading

Keith Rasmussen is sprucing up The Keg & I in Chimacum for its reopening — with live music on the back deck — this Saturday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
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Poet, photographer, essayist, activist Margaret Randall to read works

Margaret Randall — poet, essayist, oral historian, translator, photographer and social activist — will offer a commented poetry reading followed by a… Continue reading

Margaret Randall

First Friday talk on art, electrochemistry

Another virtual program in the “Art of Making” speaker series, this one focusing on jewelry, is set for 7 p.m. Friday courtesy… Continue reading

Artist Peggy Smith-Venturi prepares to unveil “Unwrapped,” her new exhibition at the Jefferson Museum of Art & History. The downtown Port Townsend museum reopens Friday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Jefferson Museum of Art & History debuts three exhibits Friday

Historical society hopes to expand later this spring

Artist Peggy Smith-Venturi prepares to unveil “Unwrapped,” her new exhibition at the Jefferson Museum of Art & History. The downtown Port Townsend museum reopens Friday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Artwork by Linda Marie Kempe will be on display at Gallery 9 through the month of April in an exhibit, “Flow Energy Art,” that combines her paintings and wearable art.

Flow Energy Art to be featured at Gallery 9

April artist known for paintings and wearable pieces

Artwork by Linda Marie Kempe will be on display at Gallery 9 through the month of April in an exhibit, “Flow Energy Art,” that combines her paintings and wearable art.