JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Music abounds across North Peninsula

Port Angeles ■ Slide guitarist extraordinaire Nick Vigarino returns to the Junction Roadhouse, junction of U.S. Highway 101 and state Highway 112 five miles west… Continue reading

‘Cannibal!’ musical opens Thursday in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — So this guy named Alferd ­— not Alfred, Alferd — Packer decides to take a hike in the mountains in winter. He… Continue reading

Beck leads by four votes in Quilcene fire district race

Retired Jefferson County firefighter Herb Beck had a slight lead in the race for a Quilcene Fire District commission seat in early returns Tuesday night.… Continue reading

Body language, music in marionettes’ movements in Port Ludlow

PORT LUDLOW — Through a raggedy man, a schoolgirl and their small family, Joe Cashore speaks in two kinds of eloquence: Body language and music.… Continue reading

Sequim Aquatic Recreation Center board election results decisive

SEQUIM — Jan Richardson, an advocate for 24-hour access to the Sequim Aquatic Recreation Center, is headed for Position 5 on the SARC Board of… Continue reading

Comedians to battle for laughs at preliminaries in Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND — Sixteen professional comedians are headed for The Upstage to go joke for joke in the Seattle International Comedy Competition’s preliminary round this… Continue reading

Donations of art, other items to benefit Kiwanis camp

PORT ANGELES — The donations were dazzling in their variety. Metal sculptures from Peninsula College welding students. Tickets to the Port Angeles Symphony. Drawing lessons,… Continue reading

Gardiner’s Garden of Eden: Peninsula film to be premiered on silver screen in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — Coming to a big screen near you: Food. Local food, in all its high-definition glory, is the star of the movie premiering… Continue reading

UPDATED — Clallam County Election — SARC: Richardson beats Deol. Griffith beats write-in candidate Black.

SEQUIM — Jan Richardson, an advocate for 24-hour access to the Sequim Aquatic Recreation Center, is headed for position 5 on the SARC Board of… Continue reading

Storyteller to bring fairy tale to life Tuesday at Story People event in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — When Elizabeth Shepherd comes from her Bainbridge Island home to tell a fairy tale, she’s not merely bouncing words off your ears.… Continue reading

PENINSULA WOMAN: Women create peaceful place to rest at Sequim resort

Once there was a Portuguese-American architect from Hawaii. There was also a track star-turned-physics teacher in Aberdeen. Now the two are partners, a pair who… Continue reading

PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Olympic Theatre Arts presents ‘You Can’t Take It with You’

If you think your folks are a little nutty, you ought to meet the Sycamore family. There's Grandpa, who doesn't believe in taxes, so he… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Monday Musicale to raise money for scholarships

PORT ANGELES — A galaxy of singers and pianists, plus a jazz trumpeter and a teenage violinist, will come together for the Monday Musicale Scholarship… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Other area events on North Olympic Peninsula

Holiday bazaars, harvest meals, lectures, forums and benefits are offered on the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend. Arts and entertainment events appear in Peninsula Spotlight,… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Peninsula voices raised in song

Two community parties focused on the art of songwriting — and including a raft of local music-makers — are set for Port Angeles and Port… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Port Townsend events to fete craft of woodworking

PORT TOWNSEND — A celebration of the art and craft of woodworking this weekend will provide a look at unique products that will never appear… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Look forward to more holidays with music

THE SPOOKY, WEIRD, eerie, ghoulish fun over four days and nights last weekend is finally behind us, and we can now look forward to Thanksgiving,… Continue reading

Poet Kaune to read from new book in Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND — In her new book, All the Birds Awake, poet Gayle Kaune takes readers on a wild ride. Simply put, Kaune’s poems travel… Continue reading

‘You Can’t Take It’ preview tonight in Sequim

SEQUIM — Two families — one wacky and happy, the other strait-laced and appalled — collide in “You Can’t Take It with You,” the Pulitzer… Continue reading

KAREN GRIFFITHS’ HORSEPLAY COLUMN: Blankets, feed points of contention

WHILE I DON'T have a bog spavin horse, I do regret not being able to attend the Spooky Clinic thrown at Becky Siebel's Spirit Horse… Continue reading