Entertainment

NANDA to flip for hometown audiences in Port Townsend

NANDA to flip for hometown audiences in Port Townsend

NANDA, an acrobatics and comedy group made up of four men from Port Townsend, will perform its inaugural full-length solo show in… Continue reading

NANDA to flip for hometown audiences in Port Townsend

A capella choir to lift voices for 25th anniversary

Wild Rose Chorale will celebrate 25 years with two anniversary concerts today and Saturday. Both will be at 7:30 p.m. at Quimper… Continue reading

The Miró Quartet will perform in Port Townsend next week.

Aspiring world-class musicians on view at Centrum workshops next week

Some of the world’s most promising classical musicians will arrive in Port Townsend on Sunday, say organizers of the Chamber Music Workshop… Continue reading

The Miró Quartet will perform in Port Townsend next week.

Chance to learn about whales offered Monday

A free presentation about the return of humpback and gray whales — and a chance to walk through an inflatable whale —… Continue reading

College film fest showcases adventures Wednesday

Peninsula College’s fourth annual Moving Pictures Film Festival will be offered at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Maier Performance Hall. This event… Continue reading

Contra dance planned at Black Diamond Community Hall

Contra dance planned at Black Diamond Community Hall

Everybody, regardless of previous experience, is invited to the contra dance at the Black Diamond Community Hall, 1942 Black Diamond Road, this… Continue reading

Contra dance planned at Black Diamond Community Hall

Golf tournament, concert to raise funds for disabled veterans

A golf tournament and concert aim to raise money for disabled veterans this Sunday. The inaugural Americans Helping Our Disabled Veterans and Families… Continue reading

Husband-wife duo go classical for Coyle concert

Husband-wife duo go classical for Coyle concert

The Concerts in the Woods series will begin June by moving to “the classical side of the aisle,” said organizer Norman Johnson. Folias… Continue reading

Husband-wife duo go classical for Coyle concert

Jazz Ensemble to swing up tunes Tuesday

The Peninsula College Jazz Ensemble will perform its Spring Quarter Concert in Maier Hall on Tuesday. The free concert will be at… Continue reading

Jefferson chili championship title up for grabs

It’s chili cooking time in Jefferson County as participants fire up their grills for Sunday’s annual Port Townsend Chili Cook-Off and Horseshoe… Continue reading

Lake Quinault Spring Market and Bazaar to debut Saturday

Fifteen artisans will display their wares at the inaugural Lake Quinault Spring Market and Bazaar on Saturday. The bazaar, hosted by Lake… Continue reading

Sequim City Band to herald ‘Clarion of Summer’ this Sunday

The Sequim City Band will present “Clarion of Summer” at the James Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday. The free outdoor concert… Continue reading

Studio 360 to ‘Make the World Move’ in spring dance

Students of Studio 360 will perform a spring dance, “Make the World Move,” on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $12 for adults… Continue reading

Bob Nuffer is among the field of competitors in the annual Liars Contest at the Port Angeles Library on Saturday. (Ingrid Nixon)

Tall tales to win prizes at Liars Contest

The Liars Contest, an annual party hosted by the nonprofit Story People of Clallam County, will bring 10 competitors before an audience… Continue reading

Bob Nuffer is among the field of competitors in the annual Liars Contest at the Port Angeles Library on Saturday. (Ingrid Nixon)
Women sculptors to demonstrate their craft in Port Hadlock

Women sculptors to demonstrate their craft in Port Hadlock

Fifteen women stone sculptors will demonstrate their craft at a Women Artists in Action Weekend in Port Hadlock today through Sunday. The… Continue reading

Women sculptors to demonstrate their craft in Port Hadlock
Port Angeles Fire Department Chief Ken Dubuc, second-place winner of last year’s Liars Contest, plans to return for the 2017 contest this Saturday night. (Ingrid Nixon)

Lies with legs: Liars Contest pits tall tellers against each other Saturday in Port Angeles

The big thing about this night, said organizer Ingrid Nixon, is the laughter. The Liars Contest, an annual party hosted by the… Continue reading

Port Angeles Fire Department Chief Ken Dubuc, second-place winner of last year’s Liars Contest, plans to return for the 2017 contest this Saturday night. (Ingrid Nixon)
The Wild Rose Chorale celebrates its anniversary with the program “25 Years and Counting” in two concerts Friday and Saturday. Current personnel include Al Thompson, JES Schumacher, Charles Helman, Doug Rodgers, Marj Iuro, Brian Goldstein, Lynn Nowak and Leslie Lewis. (Pete Parrish)

Port Townsend a cappella choir to mark 25th anniversary with pair of concerts

“Plunk, plunk, plunk. Bid-l-id-l-up-pah-pah-pah. Tiddle-ee-poo!” They might be nonsense lyrics, but the sound effects generated from syllables such as these also typify… Continue reading

The Wild Rose Chorale celebrates its anniversary with the program “25 Years and Counting” in two concerts Friday and Saturday. Current personnel include Al Thompson, JES Schumacher, Charles Helman, Doug Rodgers, Marj Iuro, Brian Goldstein, Lynn Nowak and Leslie Lewis. (Pete Parrish)

‘Homespun’ fiber arts festival to weave it all together on Monday

Everything to do with the fiber arts — from sheep herding to shearing to spinning — will be examined during the Shepherds’ Festival… Continue reading

“Shizuku,” acrylic on canvas, by Mina Hamada of Barcelona and Japan will be among the artworks in the “Thanks for Sharing” exhibit opening Saturday at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center.

Port Angeles Fine Arts Center puts international virtual artists on display

Today’s social networking platforms encourage people from around the globe to post information, viewpoints, photos and videos. Port Townsend artist Mike Biskup… Continue reading

“Shizuku,” acrylic on canvas, by Mina Hamada of Barcelona and Japan will be among the artworks in the “Thanks for Sharing” exhibit opening Saturday at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center.
Paul Destrooper and Andrea Bayne are among the nine Ballet Victoria dancers returning to Port Angeles for this weekend’s Juan de Fuca Festival. (Philip D. Lusk)

Blues, ballet — and beyond: Juan de Fuca Festival to ‘explore all forms’

Brace yourself. The forecast calls for a deluge. It’s the kind we… Continue reading

  • May 26, 2017
  • By Diane Urbani de la Paz For Peninsula Daily News
  • Clallam County
Paul Destrooper and Andrea Bayne are among the nine Ballet Victoria dancers returning to Port Angeles for this weekend’s Juan de Fuca Festival. (Philip D. Lusk)