Vote for best art piece of ‘All That Jazz’ in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — It’s time to vote for your favorite piece of “All That Jazz,” the July exhibition on the ground floor of The Landing… Continue reading

PENINSULA WOMAN: Her farm, life continue to blossom

DUNGENESS — This is a story of life, loss and new life — infused with lavender. Mary and Steve Borland were married for nearly four… Continue reading

PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: How artists see our ‘Back Country’

PORT ANGELES — The back country beckons us, with its deep mystery, its untrammeled beauty — and a glint of danger. An art museum, on… Continue reading

New artist group exhibits work

DUNGENESS — A new band of artists, the Open Gallery Art Group, is poised to unveil their creations at Groveland Cottage, 4861 Sequim-Dungeness Way this… Continue reading

Headed downtown? Art tour shows of collection of sculptures

PORT ANGELES — A chance to explore your local outdoor art gallery — a growing concern — comes this Saturday with free Art on the… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC: Listen to outdoor, indoor gigs all week

THE SNAPS, CRACKLES, pops, booms and bangs of the July 4th weekend have quieted down, but the live music scene remains just as hot as… Continue reading

THINGS TO DO: Peninsula activities for today and Thursday

Today and Thursday, July 6-7, in: ■ Port Angeles ■ Sequim-Dungeness Valley ■ Port Townsend-Jefferson County ■ Forks-West End Port Angeles Today Dance lessons by… Continue reading

Free concerts set in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — Classically trained and well-traveled pianist Anna Nichols will offer “a respite in the middle of people’s day,” this and every Wednesday in… Continue reading

Music heard in Forks schools once again

By Debbie Ross-Preston For Peninsula Daily News FORKS — The rhythmic sound of drumsticks striking plastic chairs reverberated in the Forks Middle School band room… Continue reading

  • Jul 4, 2011
  • By Debbie Ross-Preston For Peninsula Daily News

New faces among works of art added to Webster’s Woods

PORT ANGELES — He's an artist drawn to offbeat canvases: suit jackets, bridal gowns, Douglas firs. And six years ago, Richard Metz, also a high… Continue reading

PENINSULA WOMAN: Nurturing the seeds of happiness

PORT ANGELES — Dale Holiday has traveled far, in body and spirit, from her south New Jersey birthplace. Her most exotic foray, though, was to… Continue reading

PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Holiday to heat up with hot tunes

PORT TOWNSEND — Whether you’re hungry for a flavorful afternoon of music on the Fourth of July holiday or a night full of rich American… Continue reading

Poet to read work tonight at Northwind Arts Center

PORT TOWNSEND — A poet who's also a dance caller and a fiddler and so-called “rock star” will appear tonight in a free poetry reading… Continue reading

The Landing offers top-level seat to fireworks show

PORT ANGELES ­— It’ll be a Fourth of July fireworks double header, a “majestic” view of the pyrotechnics from the high plateau at The Landing… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Patriotic concerts on tap this week

IT'S GONNA BE a firecracker weekend with jazz, blues, country, rock and more, including patriotic concerts. Port Angeles ■ Today at Castaways Restaurant and Night… Continue reading

Unique quilt to raise funds for Wooden Boat Foundation

PORT TOWNSEND — Inside the Northwest Maritime Center's Wooden Boat Chandlery hangs an original, one-of-a-kind creation. It's a gift from quilting virtuosa Lynn Boettcher of… Continue reading

KAREN GRIFFITHS’ HORSEPLAY COLUMN: Cold doesn’t stop rider on long journey

ZORINA “Z” BARKER is my riding buddy. So I was bummed when I had to let her go solo for her 22-mile adventure Friday. She… Continue reading

Review a book, get a free latte

PORT TOWNSEND — As we slide in to summer, the Port Townsend Library is gathering book reviews from “regular” folks and providing a little refreshment… Continue reading

Vintage wine up for auction: Funds benefit women in Mexico

SEQUIM — How’s this for global connectivity: A fancy wine from Portugal is raising money for a community in Chiapas, Mexico, thanks to a pair… Continue reading

PENINSULA WOMAN: With a guiding hand

PORT TOWNSEND — This story of Ananda ­— which means “bliss” in Sanskrit ­— is as romantic as it gets. Dari Lewis, a decade into… Continue reading