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Geoffrey Castle's show is the cover story of the  "Peninsula Spotlight" entertainment section in the print edition of the Peninsula Daily News today.

WEEKEND — Geoffrey Castle’s ‘Celtic Christmas’ show in Port Angeles on Sunday

PORT ANGELES — A Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominee, three Irish step dancers and Santa Claus. Those are just three elements of the… Continue reading

Geoffrey Castle's show is the cover story of the  "Peninsula Spotlight" entertainment section in the print edition of the Peninsula Daily News today.
Autoharpist Bryan Bowers comes to the Dungeness Schoolhouse for a concert

Famed songman set for single show Friday in Dungeness

DUNGENESS — Bryan Bowers, a man known across the country for his music-making and storytelling, will come out to the Dungeness Schoolhouse for a single… Continue reading

Autoharpist Bryan Bowers comes to the Dungeness Schoolhouse for a concert

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Fete season with live tunes

GOT THE HOLIDAY blues? I got the cure. Get out your dancing shoes, tune up your ears, put ’em together and do the holiday two-step.… Continue reading

Hannah McNabb finished the North Olympic Peninsula Skills Center's Natural Resources 1 course along with an internship

Skills center program has spots open for high schoolers

PORT ANGELES — Local high school students have the chance to become AmeriCorps members, do internships, earn school credit and get paid $1,200 for post-high… Continue reading

Hannah McNabb finished the North Olympic Peninsula Skills Center's Natural Resources 1 course along with an internship
Brooke and Wesley Stromberg

KAREN GRIFFITHS’ HORSEPLAY COLUMN: Pony up for ideal companion

PONIES CAN MAKE wonderful playmates for children. I say “can” because many are willful, crafty little rascals that simply aren't well-trained. If you're thinking of… Continue reading

Brooke and Wesley Stromberg

Choral Belles to share Christmas tunes in Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND — As is their Christmas tradition, the Choral Belles will give a Candlelight Concert on Thursday at Trinity United Methodist Church, 609 Taylor… Continue reading

Northwind Arts to throw annual Readers’ Party

PORT TOWNSEND — A party for poets, writers and listeners is set for Thursday at the Northwind Arts Center, 2409 Jefferson St. It’s the annual… Continue reading

Live Bread Shoppe closing doors in Sequim

One summer day 16 years ago, Sherry Fry discovered the Sequim Open Aire Market. She inquired about joining in. How about if I sell my… Continue reading

First of two gospel concerts today in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — The Peninsula Men’s Gospel Singers are ready to give a pair of free Christmas concerts. First, the 13-voice choir, with director Lee… Continue reading

Marc and Christie Lassen Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

PENINSULA PROFILE: Wild Birds gives couple their niche in business

GARDINER — The “dead of winter.” As a phrase, it doesn't work here anymore. Inside and outside Marc and Christie Lassen's lair, there's a lot… Continue reading

Marc and Christie Lassen Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News
Allyn Cowan's tongue-in-cheek pet paintings

Small art to make big contribution

PORT ANGELES — Food for body, soul and community: This is what Saturday night's Landing Art Gallery event aims for. More than 50 pieces are… Continue reading

Allyn Cowan's tongue-in-cheek pet paintings
Adam Stern will lead the Port Angeles Symphony in a Christmas concert on Saturday.

WEEKEND — Composer’s heritage inspires work to debut at PA Symphony concert on Saturday

PORT ANGELES — Adam Stern, conductor of the Port Angeles Symphony, is one who relishes opening presents. Musical presents, of course: revealed through the keys,… Continue reading

Adam Stern will lead the Port Angeles Symphony in a Christmas concert on Saturday.

WEEKEND: Elwha River film returns for encore

PORT TOWNSEND — After last summer’s sold-out Rose Theatre screening, Shelly Solomon hoped to offer again her movie “River as Spirit: Rebirth of the Elwha.”… Continue reading

Freja Jarvegren-Uecker

WEEKEND: Play looks at girl’s wish for New Year’s

PORT ANGELES — So a young girl has one wish: that she and her family could celebrate New Year's Day all year round. When she… Continue reading

Freja Jarvegren-Uecker
Singer Julieanne Marie of Sequim will celebrate the release of her new CD with a gathering at the Joyful Noise Music Center this Saturday.

WEEKEND: Sequim singer’s Christmas CD out

SEQUIM — After a two-year odyssey, singer Julieanne Marie of Sequim is releasing her CD “Fireside Christmas Classics: The Complete Collection” with a gathering this… Continue reading

Singer Julieanne Marie of Sequim will celebrate the release of her new CD with a gathering at the Joyful Noise Music Center this Saturday.
Wind Rose Cellars' “Library Red” wine is available across Clallam and Jefferson counties.

WEEKEND: Wine-tasting to benefit Peninsula libraries

SEQUIM — Flavors of Spain and Italy, along with Eastern Washington sunshine, have come together in a highly unusual wine made by Wind Rose Cellars.… Continue reading

Wind Rose Cellars' “Library Red” wine is available across Clallam and Jefferson counties.

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: ‘Tis the season to get out and boogie

AS WE GET closer to the Christmas holiday, don’t let the frenzy of the season get to you. It’s OK to go shopping, bake and… Continue reading

Aaron Elkins

Sequim author closes book on series’ hero

PORT ANGELES — In his latest mystery novel, Aaron Elkins jets his readers off to Tuscany, where the sun shines, the wines pour and Michelangelo's… Continue reading

Aaron Elkins

‘Out of the Mist’ premiere Thursday to show splendor of Olympic Mountains

PORT ANGELES — The world premiere of “Out of the Mist,” an ode to the Olympic Mountains, will take moviegoers far into the backcountry this… Continue reading

Novelist-historian to speak Thursday

PORT HADLOCK — The way history can turn into a riveting tale of adventure: That’s the topic of novelist Peter Donahue’s “Inquiring Mind” lecture at… Continue reading