Life

PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Laughing is a good habit in ‘Nunsense’

SEQUIM -- Talk to the nuns as they're getting ready for their big performance, and you hear a lot of verbal jostling. These sisters, see,… Continue reading

Mother, daughter yoga class slated

PORT TOWNSEND -- Mothers and their daughters ages 9 to 13 are invited to a special yoga class, "Bright Moon Yoga for Mothers and Maidens,"… Continue reading

Sweet comedy to raise funds for Kiwanis Camp near Chimacum

PORT ANGELES -- Not long after arriving at camp, artist Bob Stokes had to retreat to the woods and weep. This was the Northwest Kiwanis… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Celebrating life while saying goodbye

AS ALWAYS, THERE are plenty of rock, blues, jazz and country events across the Peninsula. And in "Music notes," we find the passing of a… Continue reading

CHRISTI BARON’S WEST END NEIGHBOR: Happy 100th birthday to an ex-Forks fashionista

FORKS AND FASHION: Two words one might not think of throwing in to the same sentence. Everyone knows that we on the West End have… Continue reading

Sounds resonate, allowing ‘Rest in Restless Times’ Friday in Port Townsend

PORT ANGELES -- As soon as this work week is done, they're planning to take you on an unusual trip. This Friday night, three music… Continue reading

Sickness, health at fine arts center in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES -- A journey through sickness and health is happening over the next month at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center. Today brings the… Continue reading

PENINSULA WOMAN: Port Townsend resident has her eye on a green future

PORT TOWNSEND -- So Ann Landis was on her way to meet a date made on www.Match.com. Then she saw her future, right there on… Continue reading

Port Townsend native draws raves for one-woman show in Seattle

SEATTLE -- Teenagers running around their small town. A very weird incident. A girl, alone after the loss of her twin, telling her story. So… Continue reading

PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Sounds of bluegrass to ring out for Snowgrass benefit concert

PORT ANGELES -- You can count on the music snowballing this Saturday night. A trio of bluegrass bands -- two traditional and one that mixes… Continue reading

Trio performs in Port Townsend to benefit Uganda AIDS orphans

PORT TOWNSEND -- A formidable trio will celebrate the music of Samuel Barber this Sunday in a special performance to help AIDS orphans in Uganda.… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Bluegrass, blues, band reunion treat Peninsula

THIS IS A banner week for live music on the Peninsula with a major bluegrass event, a two-day appearance by a legendary bluesman and the… Continue reading

Filmmaker tells story of sculptor’s 2,501 pieces honoring those who left pueblo to find work

One of the first reactions is: "What possessed him?" And a second question that stands out for "Twenty-Five Hundred and One" filmmaker Patricia Van Ryker… Continue reading

Juan de Fuca Festival of Arts to be more compact, have fewer performers this year

PORT ANGELES -- It's been an avalanche every morning for weeks. Dancers, players, singers, jugglers. Drummers, strummers and people who don't fit into any musical… Continue reading

Forks High School drama students present ‘Tracks’ (***GALLERY***)

FORKS -- This winter, the drama club members at Forks High School wanted to stretch. And now that they've done so, the young actors are… Continue reading

PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Peninsula College cinema series kicks off with French film

PORT ANGELES -- Tonight, a 17-year-old boy will try to swim from Calais, France, to the white cliffs of Dover, England, in hopes of reuniting… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Soothe Seahawk sorrows with music

NOW THAT THE playoffs are over for the Seahawks fans (alas), it is time to soothe their sorrows with live music, dancing, fun and otherwise… Continue reading

Bus driver doesn’t stand around at bus stops: Push-ups keep him fit

CLALLAM BAY -- The driver has just burst out of the bus and onto the pavement, where his body goes horizontal. Balanced on black-shod toes,… Continue reading

Port Townsend-made movie to debut this weekend

PORT TOWNSEND -- If you were to step back in time -- re-enter your childhood -- you might choose the sweetest memories. The scents of… Continue reading

Regaining ‘kindergarten confidence’ theme of speech for King observance

PORT ANGELES -- Dion Jordan, a nationally known inspirational speaker who came to Peninsula College last week, did not want people staying in their seats… Continue reading