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WEEKEND: Port Angeles businesses to host Holiday Extravaganza

PORT ANGELES — A shopper at any of the participating 30 Port Angeles businesses could win a $3,000 shopping spree during the 2012 Holiday Extravaganza… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Santa Claus to arrive for photo opportunities

PORT ANGELES — Visitors to Necessities & Temptations gift shop can have photos taken with Santa while also benefiting Olympic Medical Center beginning at 10… Continue reading

Singers Judith-Kate Friedman and Daniel Deardorff will do a rare performance together at this Sunday's Community SongFest in Port Townsend. Songwriting Works

WEEKEND: SongFest more than a lark

PORT TOWNSEND — However young or old you might be, wherever and whatever you've been in this life, you can yet have a song in… Continue reading

Singers Judith-Kate Friedman and Daniel Deardorff will do a rare performance together at this Sunday's Community SongFest in Port Townsend. Songwriting Works
Sequim High School's Hailey Brock

‘Dramedy’ opens Friday at Sequim High School

SEQUIM — Sure, “Up the Down Staircase” is a comedy set in an inner-city high school — but with teenagers involved, you can be sure… Continue reading

Sequim High School's Hailey Brock

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Give vote of thanks for multiple musical muses

THE VOTES HAVE been cast and counted, with no hanging chads demanding a recount. As we enter the holiday season, there will be more forms… Continue reading

Sara Richerts

KAREN GRIFFITHS’ HORSEPLAY COLUMN: Horse academy takes off in Sequim

TENDERFOOTS, TAKE HEART: Longtime Sequim resident and equestrian Sara Richerts recently opened Blue Ribbon Horse Academy, designed to teach greenhorn riders ages 17 and younger… Continue reading

Sara Richerts

Juan de Fuca Festival benefit set for Saturday

PORT ANGELES — Canadian singer and comic Norman Foote, a buffet dinner, the Dessert Dash and an auction of fancy hotel stays and getaways: It’s… Continue reading

Massachusetts playwright Constance Congdon's “Take Me to the River” will be given a staged reading Monday at Port Townsend's Key City Playhouse.

Topical tale of farm troubles in Key City play

PORT TOWNSEND — The future of family farms, the arrival of developers and the water of life all converge in “Take Me to the River.”… Continue reading

Massachusetts playwright Constance Congdon's “Take Me to the River” will be given a staged reading Monday at Port Townsend's Key City Playhouse.

WEEKEND: Putting bang back into big band

PORT TOWNSEND — In Bill Cunliffe’s hands, a big band isn’t what it used to be. It’s a rock ’n’ roll outfit, a Latin jazz… Continue reading

Allyson Kramer

Past recipients to play at scholarship benefit concert

PORT ANGELES — What goes around comes around: An array of players who have benefited from Monday Musicale scholarships years ago — and bloomed as… Continue reading

Allyson Kramer

WEEKEND Retelling of a classic: ‘Cotton Patch Gospel’ in Sequim

DUNGENESS — They call it “the greatest story ever retold”: Mary and Joe's boy Jesus, born in present-day rural Georgia and baptized in the Chattahoochee… Continue reading

Majlis Nilsen

WEEKEND: ‘Tis the bazaar season across North Olympic Peninsula

The season of holiday bazaars has begun. An explosion of fairs, festivals and flea markets will lay out tempting textures and colors in a variety… Continue reading

Majlis Nilsen

WEEKEND: ‘Woman in Black’ starts this weekend in Sequim

SEQUIM — Ron Graham believes in a particular method of magic. He's interested in sharing this benign sorcery, starting tonight on the stage at 414… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Divas, dahlias and “Girls Chopping Wood” during Port Townsend Gallery Walk

PORT TOWNSEND — Divas, dahlias and “Girls Chopping Wood” all figure in the free Gallery Walk around Port Townsend this Saturday evening. Here's a sampling… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Fall fills senses during Art Walk in Sequim

SEQUIM — The color theme for the November First Friday Art Walk tonight is a flavorful one. We're talking brown, as in chocolate, mocha, espresso,… Continue reading

Artist Carol Wilhelm

WEEKEND: Felting demo highlight of PEO bazaar

SEQUIM — A holiday bazaar put on by PEO — the Philanthropic Educational Organization devoted to educational opportunities for women — will offer an abundance… Continue reading

Artist Carol Wilhelm
Children in Chiapas

WEEKEND: Mexican dinner to benefit Mujeres de Maiz foundation

SEQUIM — The seventh year has been especially fruitful for the Mujeres de Maiz Opportunity Foundation, a nonprofit group connecting Sequim with the Mayan women… Continue reading

Children in Chiapas

WEEKEND: Other area events on North Olympic Peninsula

Harvest meals, lectures and benefits are offered this weekend on the North Olympic Peninsula. For more information on arts and entertainment, see Peninsula Spotlight, the… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Symphony to fill air with cinema gems

PORT ANGELES — Music from the big screen — brought to life by a big orchestra — will fill the hall this Saturday night as… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Woodworkers to exhibit creations

PORT TOWNSEND — A variety of unusual wood items will be on display this weekend in a show that is intended to connect area artists… Continue reading