Entertainment

PACP Children’s Theater to go where no play has gone before

When the people who inhabit the Earth lose their sense of humor, it’s the crew of the spacecraft Neo-Ventura who help them… Continue reading

Deadline in September for fiber arts entries

The deadline is Sept. 16 for artwork for the 18th annual North Olympic Fiber Arts Festival fiber arts exhibition “Spinning Sewn Stories –… Continue reading

Erotic art sought for upcoming show

Artists can submit work on Wednesday and Thursday for the fourth Annual Bring Your Own Erotic Art Show, which will be displayed… Continue reading

Sara Mall Johani's bronze "Forest Bell" is suspended at the front of the "Outside In" exhibition at Jeanette Best Gallery in Port Townsend. (Diane Urbani/Northwind Art)

Free ‘Outside In’ lecture Wednesday in Port Townsend

The public is invited to a free illustrated presentation on photography, wildlife, travel and art at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Northwind Art’s… Continue reading

Sara Mall Johani's bronze "Forest Bell" is suspended at the front of the "Outside In" exhibition at Jeanette Best Gallery in Port Townsend. (Diane Urbani/Northwind Art)
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Port Townsend’s Centrum Acoustic Blues Festival presented Justin Golden as an opening act for special  guest Bobby Rush in a solo acoustic concert on Wednesday at McCurdy Pavilion at Fort Worden State Park. Rush joined the Acoustic Blues artist faculty on Tuesday to teach a harmonica clinic during the 2023 Acoustic Blues Workshop and to tell stories to the registered participants of the workshop. The festival continues today with the Acoustic Blues Showcase at 1:30 p.m. and Saturday Blues in the Clubs at 6:30 p.m. For more information, see https://centrum.org/events-calendar.

Blues in Port Townsend

Port Townsend’s Centrum Acoustic Blues Festival presented special guest Bobby Rush in a solo acoustic concert on Wednesday at McCurdy Pavilion at Fort Worden State… Continue reading

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Port Townsend’s Centrum Acoustic Blues Festival presented Justin Golden as an opening act for special  guest Bobby Rush in a solo acoustic concert on Wednesday at McCurdy Pavilion at Fort Worden State Park. Rush joined the Acoustic Blues artist faculty on Tuesday to teach a harmonica clinic during the 2023 Acoustic Blues Workshop and to tell stories to the registered participants of the workshop. The festival continues today with the Acoustic Blues Showcase at 1:30 p.m. and Saturday Blues in the Clubs at 6:30 p.m. For more information, see https://centrum.org/events-calendar.
"The Secret," from Cusco, Peru, appears in photographer Brian Goodman's show opening Sunday at the Old Alcohol Plant. photo by Brian Goodman

Black and white photo show opens Sunday

Peru, Israel, Gabriola Island, B.C. and many other locations appear in Port Townsend photographer Brian Goodman’s show opening this Sunday. Goodman invites… Continue reading

"The Secret," from Cusco, Peru, appears in photographer Brian Goodman's show opening Sunday at the Old Alcohol Plant. photo by Brian Goodman

Free outdoor concerts on Peninsula next week

Free outdoor summer concerts are scheduled on the North Olympic Peninsula next week. The season’s free concerts are on Tuesdays in Sequim through Aug. 29,… Continue reading

Jazz on the Lawn offered free on Monday

The Thirteenth Annual Jazz on the Lawn concert on the Port Angeles campus of Peninsula College will be at noon Monday. The… Continue reading

Tininha Silva is one of a trio of women unveiling their fiber artwork in “The Fiber of Our Being,” the new show opening this week in Port Townsend. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Northwind Art)

‘The Fiber of Our Being’ blends art forms in Port Townsend

Three women — who’ve found healing in art — interweave their creations in “The Fiber of Our Being,” the show opening this… Continue reading

Tininha Silva is one of a trio of women unveiling their fiber artwork in “The Fiber of Our Being,” the new show opening this week in Port Townsend. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Northwind Art)
Gary Rainwater’s Lions are among the art on display at Gallery 9.

Port Townsend Gallery, Gallery 9 on art walk

Among the galleries open for the Saturday Art Walk in Port Townsend will be Port Townsend Gallery and Gallery 9. Port Townsend… Continue reading

Gary Rainwater’s Lions are among the art on display at Gallery 9.

Pie, music, plays on tap for this weekend

Blackberry pie, concerts, plays and art shows are offered this weekend on the North Olympic Peninsula. • The 2023 Joyce Daze Wild Blackberry Festival on… Continue reading

The Olympic Strings Workshop at Lake Crescent will present a free public concert Friday afternoon. Pictured during the 2022 camp are, from left, Marley Cochran, Courtney Smith, Jacklyn Minnoch and Luke Gavin. photo by Dewi Sprague/Olympic Strings Workshop

Strings students to present public concert Friday

cutline info for attached photo (Oly strings wksp by Dewi Sprague) The Olympic Strings Workshop at Lake Crescent will present a free public concert Friday… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2023
  • Diane Urbani de la Paz For Peninsula Daily News
  • Clallam County
The Olympic Strings Workshop at Lake Crescent will present a free public concert Friday afternoon. Pictured during the 2022 camp are, from left, Marley Cochran, Courtney Smith, Jacklyn Minnoch and Luke Gavin. photo by Dewi Sprague/Olympic Strings Workshop
Cheryl Anderson of Joyce stages slices of blackberry pie for sale to the public at the Joyce Daze Wild Blackberry Festival in 2022. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Blackberry pie to be star of Joyce Daze on Saturday

Community marks 40th anniversary of event

Cheryl Anderson of Joyce stages slices of blackberry pie for sale to the public at the Joyce Daze Wild Blackberry Festival in 2022. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Centrum artists play the blues

Capping off Blues Week at Centrum will be Free Fridays at the Fort. Blues in the Clubs on Friday and Saturday, and… Continue reading

Joyce Daze schedule

The 2023 Joyce Daze Wild Blackberry Festival is Saturday. Here is the schedule. • 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. — Pancake breakfast at… Continue reading

American jazz singer Diane “Deedles” Schuur, front, along with bassist Bruce Phares, perform in the Donna M. Morris Theater at the Field Arts & Events Hall in Port Angeles during Friday night’s opening weekend show. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Dazzling performances

American jazz singer Diane “Deedles” Schuur, front, along with bassist Bruce Phares, perform in the Donna M. Morris Theater at the Field Arts & Events… Continue reading

American jazz singer Diane “Deedles” Schuur, front, along with bassist Bruce Phares, perform in the Donna M. Morris Theater at the Field Arts & Events Hall in Port Angeles during Friday night’s opening weekend show. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Free outdoor concerts set on Peninsula

Get out your picnic baskets, blankets and sunglasses for free outdoor summer concerts on the North Olympic Peninsula. The season’s free concerts are on Tuesdays… Continue reading

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Lower Elwha Klallam artist and storyteller Robert Fernandes, who served as curator of the Field Arts & Events Hall gallery collection of Klallam art works and crafts, speaks about the collection during Thursday night's gallery opening and reception in Port Angeles. The showing has the title "Creations by the Klallam People."

Gallery opens at Field Hall

Field Arts & Events Hall celebrated the opening of its gallery a special welcoming reception. The opening was the first event of… Continue reading

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Lower Elwha Klallam artist and storyteller Robert Fernandes, who served as curator of the Field Arts & Events Hall gallery collection of Klallam art works and crafts, speaks about the collection during Thursday night's gallery opening and reception in Port Angeles. The showing has the title "Creations by the Klallam People."

Field Hall celebrates grand opening

Field Arts & Events Hall is hosting a series of opening acts this weekend. The new facility at 219 N. Oak St.,… Continue reading

Entertainment abounds on Peninsula this weekend

A variety of entertainment is slated on the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend. • Concerts in the Barn will begin its seventh season of free… Continue reading