Entertainment

Studium to explore public programming

Drawing on more than a decade of event production in person and online, Tilly Hinton will share her principles for humanizing the… Continue reading

Candlelight Concert to feature Port Townsend duo

Chris Gilbert and Jay McHagar will perform at the Candlelight Concert Online series at Trinity United Methodist Church at 7 p.m. Thursday.… Continue reading

Washington state poet laureate Claudia Castro Luna, seen at Fort Worden's Wheeler Theater in summer 2019, will give a free online reading Thursday via Northwind Art. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Former, present poets laureate to read work

Special presentation offered free online Thursday

Washington state poet laureate Claudia Castro Luna, seen at Fort Worden's Wheeler Theater in summer 2019, will give a free online reading Thursday via Northwind Art. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Royalty contestants for the Sequim Irrigation Festival include, from left, Zoee Kuperus, Sydney VanProyen, Hannah Hampton and Allie Gale. Sequim's queen and court will be shown at 6 p.m. Saturday online at the festival's Facebook page and website. (Keith Ross/Keith’s Frame Of Mind)

Irrigation royalty to be crowned online Saturday

Four students in competition have focused platforms

Royalty contestants for the Sequim Irrigation Festival include, from left, Zoee Kuperus, Sydney VanProyen, Hannah Hampton and Allie Gale. Sequim's queen and court will be shown at 6 p.m. Saturday online at the festival's Facebook page and website. (Keith Ross/Keith’s Frame Of Mind)
Erica Bauermeister writes about her Port Townsend home in "House Lessons," the city's 2021 Community Read. photo by Ben Bauermeister
Erica Bauermeister writes about her Port Townsend home in "House Lessons," the city's 2021 Community Read. photo by Ben Bauermeister

Cruise topic of talk at East Jefferson Rotary

Malcolm Hermann will present “A Three-Year Sailing Cruise in the Atlantic and Mediterranean in the mid-80s” at 12:10 p.m. Thursday. Hermann will… Continue reading

North Olympic Library System to host online romance triva night

The North Olympic Library System will host trivia night at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26. The free online event will stream on… Continue reading

Cellist Julian Schwarz and his wife, pianist Marika Bournaki, will give a recital in March for Port Angeles Symphony fans. (Courtesy Schwarz-Bournaki)

Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra moves to Plan D

Fulfilling its mission — connecting with the local community through music — hasn’t been easy for the Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra in… Continue reading

Cellist Julian Schwarz and his wife, pianist Marika Bournaki, will give a recital in March for Port Angeles Symphony fans. (Courtesy Schwarz-Bournaki)

Sequim Toastmasters announces contest winners

The Sequim Toastmasters Club announced the winners of its Feb. 9 international speech and evaluation contest. The speech contest winners were Lindy Maclaine,… Continue reading

Terell Stafford, seen during the 2019 Jazz Port Townsend workshop and festival, will appear again this year as Centrum brings its spring and summer programs online. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Centrum plans virtual concerts, classes

Multiple cameras, live streaming add to unique events

Terell Stafford, seen during the 2019 Jazz Port Townsend workshop and festival, will appear again this year as Centrum brings its spring and summer programs online. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Ivan Daniel Espinosa of Port Townsend will present an online program about his performance art Thursday afternoon. (Photo courtesy of Ivan Daniel Espinosa)

Goddard College artists to present work

A woman who studied to become a Buddhist nun, a Northwest logger’s daughter, a Canadian filmmaker and a Latino choreographer: All will… Continue reading

Ivan Daniel Espinosa of Port Townsend will present an online program about his performance art Thursday afternoon. (Photo courtesy of Ivan Daniel Espinosa)
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A 1978 photo taken by Esther Webster’s longtime friend Gunnar Fagerlund shows the artist at work in her home. The same room now houses a gallery where her work will be exhibited later this month. Submitted photo

Port Angeles Fine Arts Center spotlights life, work of Esther Webster

Local history and award-winning art are on display starting Saturday at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, which has teamed up with… Continue reading

A 1978 photo taken by Esther Webster’s longtime friend Gunnar Fagerlund shows the artist at work in her home. The same room now houses a gallery where her work will be exhibited later this month. Submitted photo
The Jefferson Healthcare Foundation's Kris Becker codesigned the new Well Hearts website offering a guided meditation, an art class and other heart health-oriented activities. (Photo courtesy of the Jefferson Healthcare Foundation)

Heartfelt site gives month-long tips

Jefferson Healthcare Foundation finds ways to provide inspiration

The Jefferson Healthcare Foundation's Kris Becker codesigned the new Well Hearts website offering a guided meditation, an art class and other heart health-oriented activities. (Photo courtesy of the Jefferson Healthcare Foundation)

Studium focuses on strategies of SEIU 32BJ

Even before the pandemic wreaked havoc on the American economy, American workers endured several decades of hardship, according to Stuart Eimer, an… Continue reading

At the display window in Uptown Port Townsend are, from left, Jeri Auty, Cheri Kopp, Debra Olson and Sue Gale, contributors to the "Art in a Pandemic" show, on view around the clock at the corner of Tyler and Lawrence streets. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
At the display window in Uptown Port Townsend are, from left, Jeri Auty, Cheri Kopp, Debra Olson and Sue Gale, contributors to the "Art in a Pandemic" show, on view around the clock at the corner of Tyler and Lawrence streets. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Olympic Peninsula Art Association issues call for artwork

The Olympic Peninsula Art Association has issued a call for artists for its “Small Treasures” Virtual Spring Show and Fundraiser. Artists area asked… Continue reading

“Refuge” by Marian Morris, is mng the pieces on display at the Northwind Art: Best Gallery.

Exhibit ‘not in Kansas anymore’

Northwind Art highlights more artists

“Refuge” by Marian Morris, is mng the pieces on display at the Northwind Art: Best Gallery.
"And I, Pluto's Only Cactus" is among the many offbeat plays staged at the Chameleon Theater. Appearing in the 2012 production were, from left, Jeremiah Morgan, Rosa Davies and Michelle Hensel. photo courtesy The Chameleon Theater

Artistic director begins campaign to keep Chameleon alive

The Chameleon Theater is changeable like its namesake: It can have 50 seats for a flamenco concert, 30 seats for a magic… Continue reading

"And I, Pluto's Only Cactus" is among the many offbeat plays staged at the Chameleon Theater. Appearing in the 2012 production were, from left, Jeremiah Morgan, Rosa Davies and Michelle Hensel. photo courtesy The Chameleon Theater
Key City Public Theatre's Brendan Chambers and Maggie Jo Bulkley engage in a little "zip zap zop," a theater game, in preparation for their youth theater classes in Port Townsend. The two are not wearing masks in this photo because they live in the same household. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News
Key City Public Theatre's Brendan Chambers and Maggie Jo Bulkley engage in a little "zip zap zop," a theater game, in preparation for their youth theater classes in Port Townsend. The two are not wearing masks in this photo because they live in the same household. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News