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Piano soloist Josu De Solaun, pictured in February 2020 receiving flowers from Port Angeles Symphony volunteer Dorthe Grube Porter, will return as one of the guest artists in the orchestra’s 90th anniversary season. Tickets for the 2022-2023 series of 13 concerts will go on sale this summer. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Port Angeles Symphony lineup to offer 13 concerts

Musicians to bring range of guests, soloists for season

Piano soloist Josu De Solaun, pictured in February 2020 receiving flowers from Port Angeles Symphony volunteer Dorthe Grube Porter, will return as one of the guest artists in the orchestra’s 90th anniversary season. Tickets for the 2022-2023 series of 13 concerts will go on sale this summer. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Save Chimacum Springs benefit on Saturday

Plan to buy land, build traditional longhouse

Work by longtime Sequim artist on display

Sequim artist Judy Larimore’s photography and paintings are on display at the Blackbird Coffeehouse this month. “The Beauty of Nature” is exhibited… Continue reading

Art in Bloom, a Mother’s Day weekend exhibition at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, combines artwork with fresh floral arrangements such as these displayed at the center in 2021. The free exhibition will be open this Saturday and Sunday. (Port Angeles Fine Arts Center)

Art in Bloom set at Port Angeles Fine Arts Center

Exhibit will pair local flowers with artwork

Art in Bloom, a Mother’s Day weekend exhibition at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, combines artwork with fresh floral arrangements such as these displayed at the center in 2021. The free exhibition will be open this Saturday and Sunday. (Port Angeles Fine Arts Center)
Faith Pray of Port Townsend has published her second children’s book, “Perfectly Imperfect Mira,” about adopting a growth mindset. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Joy of play emphasized in children’s book

Port Townsend author to sign books on Friday

Faith Pray of Port Townsend has published her second children’s book, “Perfectly Imperfect Mira,” about adopting a growth mindset. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Young musicians of all levels took part in the YEA Music! camps,  held at Fort Worden State Park in Port Townsend last summer. This year the camps will be held at two other Port Townsend locations; youngsters going into fifth through 12th grade are invited to sign up now. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

YEA Music Camp registration accepted now

Signups are open for the Youth Education in Arts music day camps, known as the YEA Music! program, to be offered at… Continue reading

Young musicians of all levels took part in the YEA Music! camps,  held at Fort Worden State Park in Port Townsend last summer. This year the camps will be held at two other Port Townsend locations; youngsters going into fifth through 12th grade are invited to sign up now. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News
Rose Arbor and Garden by Dennis Pangborn will be on view at the Blue Whole Gallery.

Fractals, two-dimensional abstracts at Blue Whole Gallery

The Blue Whole Gallery will feature fractal artist Dan Brewer and two-dimensional painter Dennis (Doc) Panghorn in May. The gallery at 129 W.… Continue reading

Rose Arbor and Garden by Dennis Pangborn will be on view at the Blue Whole Gallery.

Pencil paintings, jewelry focus in May at Harbor Art Gallery

The art of Gail McLain of Sequim will be highlighted at Harbor Art Gallery through May. Harbor Art Gallery, located at 114… Continue reading

Reflections is one of the pieces of art by Michael Osborne at Port Townsend Gallery.

Spring highlighted at Port Townsend Gallery

Anne Schneider and Mitchel Osborne will be the featured artists at Port Townsend Gallery in May. For the first time since COVID-19… Continue reading

Reflections is one of the pieces of art by Michael Osborne at Port Townsend Gallery.

Hurricane Ridge Winter Sports Club to present Banff Film Festival

The Hurricane Ridge Winter Sports Club will co-host the Pacific Northwest showing of the Banff Mountain Film Festival at 7 p.m. Saturday. The… Continue reading

Lake Crescent Lodge opens today.

Lake Crescent Lodge opens Friday

Sol Duc hot springs available now

Lake Crescent Lodge opens today.

Virtual three-day Home & Kitchen Tour begins Friday

The 24th annual Home & Kitchen Tour begins Friday and extends through Sunday. It’s all virtual, so pass-holders can visit multiple times… Continue reading

Grange hall hosts Irish music

Quimper Grange plans a concert of traditional Irish music at 7 p.m. tonight. The show at the grange hall, 1219 Corona St.,… Continue reading

Olympic Theater Arts offers last weekend of ‘Bingo!’ and Ren Faire auditions

Olympic Theater Arts will host the final weekend of “Bingo! The Winning Musical” tonight through Sunday and will conduct auctions for a Renaissance… Continue reading

Violist Tyrone Beatty will appear this Friday, Saturday and Sunday with the Peninsula Singers. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Peninsula Singers are back on a stage

First segment dedicated to those who have died of COVID or in Ukraine

Violist Tyrone Beatty will appear this Friday, Saturday and Sunday with the Peninsula Singers. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Kathy Knoblock, pictured outside Port Townsend’s Rothschild House with her constant companion Baxter, is an organizer of this weekend’s Victorian Heritage Festival. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Victorian Heritage Festival set for this weekend

Events billed as first celebration of season on Peninsula

Kathy Knoblock, pictured outside Port Townsend’s Rothschild House with her constant companion Baxter, is an organizer of this weekend’s Victorian Heritage Festival. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
David Michael and Gwen Franz.

Harp, cello presented at candlelight concert

Candlelight Concert features Michael, Franz

David Michael and Gwen Franz.

Say Can You See

I love this country I love the people and the land But there’s a lot of stuff happening that I can’t understand We got billions… Continue reading

Pamela Mae and Scott Cook will bring their stories and songs to the Palindrome in Port Townsend on Thursday evening. (Fish Griwkowsky)

Troubadour performing the ‘people’s songs’

This year’s tour has included 45 stops across the country

Pamela Mae and Scott Cook will bring their stories and songs to the Palindrome in Port Townsend on Thursday evening. (Fish Griwkowsky)
Guitarist Angelica Hernández, far right, dreamed as a girl of joining the Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles. She'll arrive with the ensemble this Wednesday for a concert in Port Angeles.  photo courtesy Mariachi Reyna de los Angeles

Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles to appear on Peninsula

Juan de Fuca Foundation for the Arts sponsors show

Guitarist Angelica Hernández, far right, dreamed as a girl of joining the Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles. She'll arrive with the ensemble this Wednesday for a concert in Port Angeles.  photo courtesy Mariachi Reyna de los Angeles