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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

PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT WEEKEND: Venues across Peninsula to host New Year’s Eve celebrations

Whether you’re a jazz lover, a blues seeker, a rock ’n’ roller or you just want to dance to several decades’ worth of music, New… Continue reading

Sequim radio station KSQM welcomes its new manager — the former police chief

SEQUIM — Former Police Chief Bob Spinks has landed a new job as boss of another kind of public operation. As of Sunday, he is… Continue reading

Tidepools magazine entries due in January

PORT ANGELES — If you write short stories, essays or poetry, or if you’re an artist, photographer or songwriter, think about wading into Tidepools. The… Continue reading

WEEKEND: New Year events set across Peninsula

The new year begins on the North Olympic Peninsula with a murder mystery, a hike, a cruise and a way to get in shape —… Continue reading