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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)

Juan de Fuca Festival schedule

The four-day Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts begins today and runs through Monday. Tickets are available outside the Vern Burton… Continue reading

Peninsula College alumnus Anson Ka Lik Sin will perform Saturday.

Award-winning pianist to tickle the ivories in free concert

Peninsula College alumni Anson Ka Lik Sin, an award-winning pianist, will present a free recital in the college’s Maier Concert Hall at… Continue reading

Peninsula College alumnus Anson Ka Lik Sin will perform Saturday.

Brinnon ShrimpFest offers music, plenty of seafood

The annual Hood Canal ShrimpFest is back for its 24th year with plenty of music, beer and Hood Canal spot shrimp. The two-day… Continue reading

A group performs at the 2014 Fort Worden Festival.

Children’s Choir Festival performance set Saturday

Young chorus singers will perform in a Memorial Day weekend concert at Fort Worden State Park. The 16th Fort Worden Children’s Choir… Continue reading

A group performs at the 2014 Fort Worden Festival.

Jazz concert a side dish for lunchtime Tuesday

Peninsula College will celebrate “Jazz at the PUB” with a concert at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Pirate Union Building. Audience members… Continue reading

Savory Port Townsend delights offered at food festival Saturday

The Port Townsend Farmers Market will host the fourth annual Port Townsend Artisan Food Festival on Saturday. The festival will be from… Continue reading

“Lazurite and Athenas Polemic” by Deedee Cheriel of Los Angeles and India is among the internet art that will grace the walls of the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center gallery beginning this weekend.

Artists from around the world ‘post’ on Port Angeles center walls

Artwork seen before only online will decorate the walls of the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center’s Webster House gallery beginning this weekend.… Continue reading

“Lazurite and Athenas Polemic” by Deedee Cheriel of Los Angeles and India is among the internet art that will grace the walls of the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center gallery beginning this weekend.
Quacking up: Rubber ducks to float to victory on Sunday

Quacking up: Rubber ducks to float to victory on Sunday

Volunteers are preparing for the 28th annual North Olympic Peninsula Duck Derby on Sunday. During the derby, some 30,000 rubber ducks will… Continue reading

Quacking up: Rubber ducks to float to victory on Sunday

Brazilian concert, ‘plow-in’ among upcoming week’s offerings

A Brazilian violin concert, a “plow-in,” a trail-sharing event and several square dances are among upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is… Continue reading

Dave Edwards of Port Angeles, left, and Vic Whitehead of Forks burn rubber to the starting line during a West End Thunder race last season. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News)

West End Thunder revs up for season opener in Forks this weekend

West End Thunder’s annual season opener will roar at Forks Municipal Airport on Saturday and Sunday. A Show and Shine of rebuilt vehicles,… Continue reading

Dave Edwards of Port Angeles, left, and Vic Whitehead of Forks burn rubber to the starting line during a West End Thunder race last season. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News)
On your mark, get set, go! Rhody Festival moves into full swing this weekend

On your mark, get set, go! Rhody Festival moves into full swing this weekend

The Port Townsend Rhododendron Festival has been working up all week to the grand finale of its 82nd year this weekend. “It’s… Continue reading

On your mark, get set, go! Rhody Festival moves into full swing this weekend

Fungi, forests talk tonight in Forks

Researcher Korena Mafune will talk about the relationships between fungi and old-growth forests at 7 tonight at the Olympic Natural Resources Center. Mafune… Continue reading

A dream in New Jersey: Play continues in Port Angeles this weekend

The Port Angeles High School Thespian Society will continue performances of Midsummer Jersey through Saturday. Midsummer Jersey will be performed at 7… Continue reading

Bees topic of Saturday in the Garden lecture in Port Angeles

Master Gardner Cindy Ericksen will begin the Saturday in the Garden Washington State University Clallam County Extension lecture series with a presentation… Continue reading

Best-selling author talks latest novel at Port Angeles Library

Best-selling author talks latest novel at Port Angeles Library

Author Jayne Ann Krentz will visit the Port Angeles Library at 2 p.m. Saturday. Krentz will discuss her writing process; her most… Continue reading

Best-selling author talks latest novel at Port Angeles Library

Fangs for the memories: Forks exhibit to feature ‘Twilight’ book, movie memorabilia

The Forks Chamber of Commerce will unveil the Forever Twilight in Forks collection of movie memorabilia Saturday at the Rainforest Arts Center. The… Continue reading

Marina Shipova

Impressionists’ artwork explored at Port Angeles Fine Arts Center

They were a band of anti-establishment misfits, artists shocking the people with… Continue reading

  • May 19, 2017
  • By Diane Urbani de la Paz for Peninsula Daily News
  • Clallam County
Marina Shipova

Makah artist to perform alongside musician at Burke Museum

Makah artist Aaron Parker will collaborate with musician Chris Cunningham in a live performance at the Burke Museum in Seattle tonight. The performance… Continue reading

Leslie Martin

Master organist slated to perform on baroque organ

Master organist Leslie Martin of the American Guild of Organists Peninsula Chapter will perform at United Trinity Methodist Church at 7 p.m.… Continue reading

Leslie Martin