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WEEKEND: Other area events slated on North Olympic Peninsula

Centrum's Port Townsend Writers' Conference is only one of several bookish entertainments planned this weekend on the North Olympic Peninsula, where weekend fare also includes… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Forks garden tour slated Saturday

FORKS — The Bogachiel Garden Club of Forks will present its inaugural garden tour Saturday. Six gardens will be available for self-guided tours from noon… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Pianist returns to Port Townsend to honor mentor

PORT TOWNSEND — When he was 10 years old, Lorraine Valmassori's grandson James, who was prone to asking soul-searching questions, asked her: “Who was the… Continue reading

PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Jazz coming to Port Townsend for annual weeklong festival

PORT TOWNSEND — Listening: It offers something sublime. And for the young piano player Gerald Clayton, listening is the jumping-off point for a weeklong celebration… Continue reading

‘Twilight’ mega-stars discuss new film, global fame, older women

SAN DIEGO — The two main stars of the "Twilight" series of movies appeared today at Comic-Con, the big convention now under way at the… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2011

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Get out with the vibe for summertime fun on Peninsula

SUMMERTIME, AND THE dancin' is easy. Get out on the floor and don't be queasy. Just take a step or two, that' all you have… Continue reading

KAREN GRIFFITHS’ HORSEPLAY COLUMN: Port Angeles stables open for schooling show

DON'TCHA HATE HOW it's been raining on our parade almost daily this summer? Bring us the sun! Although, as much as I enjoy really hot… Continue reading

Turning recyclables into art demonstrated in Port Ludlow

PORT LUDLOW — Sylvia White wonders: Why throw stuff away when you can make art with it? White learned much about recycling during the 1960s… Continue reading

Outdoor concerts this week in Sequim, Port Angeles and Port Townsend

PACK UP A picnic dinner, grab your lawn chair or a blanket — don't forget your sunglasses if it isn't cloudy, or a coat if… Continue reading

Entries sought for artist trading cards; party in Sequim slated to create mini-artwork

SEQUIM — They're just like sports trading cards, only they show off ballplayers on the local art scene. Artist trading cards, as envisioned by the… Continue reading

PENINSULA WOMAN: Writers’ group has its ways with words

PORT ANGELES — Books, as different from one another as children, are born here. At a dining room table, the writers and their pages gather:… Continue reading

Quileute Days royalty in LaPush parade

The king, Jonah Black, and queen, Alexis Ward, of Quileute Days 2011 wave from their seats in Saturday's parade in LaPush. Quileute Days, celebrating tribal… Continue reading

Arts, crafts, bake sale in Chimacum on Sunday

CHIMACUM — An arts and crafts fair with a bake sale will be at the Tri-Area Community Center, 10 West Valley Road, beginning at 9… Continue reading

PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Yo, ho, me hearties, ‘Pirates of Penzance’ invading Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — The leading lady and man have already been through some travails. Yet Ayla Iliff, 18, and Mark Lorentzen, 25, despite some roughing… Continue reading

Quilt club show strikes its silver anniversary

SEQUIM — Carol Clevenger grew up in the shadow of Mount Rainier in a house without blankets. Even now, she has little use for them.… Continue reading

Beatles tribute band back in Sequim by popular demand

SEQUIM — Those who were there last year recall it like yesterday: “Yesterday,” “A Hard Day’s Night,” “I Want to Hold Your Hand” and on… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Spice up summer with strains of live music

THERE'S A FRAGRANCE in the air, and it seems to be drifting east and west of Sequim, accompanied by the strains of live music. But… Continue reading

Yoga, holistic instructor to lead ayurveda class in Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND — Yoga and holistic health instructor Connie Segal will lead a class on ayurveda self-care and yoga Saturday at Room to Move, the… Continue reading

Free art tour set to coincide with Sequim lavender events

SEQUIM — This is a weekend to revel in the Dungeness Valley’s native delights: lavender, of course, but also quiet, rural roads and flights of… Continue reading

Vote for best art piece of ‘All That Jazz’ in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — It’s time to vote for your favorite piece of “All That Jazz,” the July exhibition on the ground floor of The Landing… Continue reading