WEEKEND IN THE PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: ‘Movies and Their Music’ looks back at songs from many beloved films

DUNGENESS — An interlude of romance and remembrance is about to unfold, courtesy of 17 singers and 18 songs. So promises Dewey Ehling, musical director… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Do something you love this weekend

Dating, dancing and talent shows are among the activities showcased on the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend before Valentine’s Day. For information about the “Movies… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Fisher-poets sail in to salt poetry, music in Port Hadlock

PORT HADLOCK — There's a particular breed of traveler called the fisher-poet. They're commercial fishers, hearty women and men. They live as if salt water… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Playwrights’ Festival begins this weekend

PORT TOWNSEND — A feast of drama, laughter and spice is about to be laid out. The 16th annual Playwrights' Festival, presented by Key City… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Wine, chocolate tour offers tempting tastes of decadence across Peninsula

The time has come again to fire up your designated driver and set your pleasure meter. Awaiting you this weekend and next are the scent… Continue reading

Guitarist, harpist to perform house concert

PORT TOWNSEND — Guitarist Michael Mandrell and harpist David Michael will offer an evening of what they call “world fusion” music in an intimate house… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Spice up Valentine’s with dance, fun

THERE’S A LOT happening in the live music world this week, including a new dancing venue, a venue reopening in Sequim and some places you… Continue reading

KAREN GRIFFITHS’ HORSEPLAY COLUMN: Sequim, Port Angeles score big at state meet

OH, HOW I remember with fondness — and chilliness — the years my mother, Deonne Hanson, and I attended Washington State High School Equestrian Teams… Continue reading

Sequim orchestra’s first meeting tonight

SEQUIM — Already, the idea of Sequim’s own orchestra is sparking a resounding response, its initiators say. Well-known music teachers Lilias Green and Phil Morgan-Ellis… Continue reading

Book fans to take part in giveaway [Correction]

One night this spring, you might walk up to a stranger, offer a book and change a life. That's the message of World Book Night,… Continue reading

Peninsula Planned Parenthood has ‘pretty wild’ week over off-on Komen grants

PORT ANGELES — This past week was “pretty wild.” Then it had a “phenomenal” ending. That’s how Jack Slowriver, area services director for Planned Parenthood… Continue reading

PENINSULA WOMAN: Spinner of tales, weaver of worlds

PORT ANGELES — Once upon a time in the deep, dark woods, there lived three fierce females. Mom, her daughter, Amélie, and their heroine, Bertie.… Continue reading

PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT WEEKEND: Olympic Theatre Arts stages ‘Spitfire Grill: A Musical’

SEQUIM — How does a woman remake her life? When your small town feels old and gray, how do you taste its sweetness again? Tonight,… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Artists come out of woodwork for gallery walks

PORT TOWNSEND — On the first Saturday night of the month, the artists come out of the woodwork. They're looking to connect with the rest… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Concert to benefit Paradise Theatre

PORT TOWNSEND — Hillbilly jazz and swing, American roots-rock and a bit of country blues will flow through The Undertown cafe Saturday night as two… Continue reading

WEEKEND: First Friday Walk connects community with creators

SEQUIM — “Movers and Shakers.” “Visions Revealed.” Live jazz and people dressed in red: Those are but a few highlights of tonight's art party in… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Super Bowl blues? Plenty to do around Peninsula

Sunday's NFL Super Bowl on TV isn't the only thing going on the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend. A doll show, tales of uncompromising Olympic… Continue reading

Beatles tribute band returns for fundraiser

SEQUIM — It’s a chance to dance to the Monkees, the Rolling Stones and the Romantics. And to gyrate to Led Zeppelin’s “Rock and Roll,”… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Variety of musical fare; two musicians mourned

THIS WEEK'S MUSIC fare consists of enough variety to satisfy most everyone's palate. So dive in, enjoy and dance or listen the night away. Port… Continue reading

College talk on Friday to showcase artwork

PORT ANGELES — “Blind Luck” is the name of the public art show open through Friday at the PUB Art Gallery at Peninsula College, 1502… Continue reading