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Fabric artisan to share secrets at lunchtime session in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — Faced with hundreds of fabric swatches, Trisa Chomica got busy — and this Wednesday at lunch time, she’ll show others how to… Continue reading

Free concert, Hawaiian dancers and movie in Sequim tonight

SEQUIM — It’s a free outdoor concert, Hawaiian dancing — and a movie — in the park tonight. It is part of the city of… Continue reading

Bus gets paint job for Port Angeles band’s trek to Grateful Dead fest in California

PORT ANGELES — The Olympic Mountains are on the front end. Sky and more mountains, plus some groovy shapes, splash across one flank. And soon,… Continue reading

Outdoor concerts this week in Port Angeles, Sequim and Port Townsend

PACK UP A picnic dinner, grab your lawn chair or a blanket — don’t forget your sunglasses if it’s sunny or a coat if it’s… Continue reading

Liberian in North Olympic Peninsula libraries offers masks, tales

These Liberian masks are scary, but their stories are funny and the music is irresistible, Won-Ldy Paye promises. Paye, whose first name is pronounced “wondey”… Continue reading

PENINSULA WOMAN: Deadwood Revival singer looks forward to treading new paths

PORT ANGELES — When it comes to learning something the hard way — as in jumping in and doing it — Kim Trenerry is fearless.… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Noted sidewalk chalk artist at Arts in Action

PORT ANGELES — Ian Morris, a veteran chalk artist from Victoria, raves about Port Angeles' hospitality during the annual Arts in Action festival. But by… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Activities geared for kids — and all ages — at The Gateway pavilion Sunday

PORT ANGELES — Plan on a beehive without the stings and many flavors of honey in the form of fresh art. Such will be the… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Other area events slated on North Olympic Peninsula

Centrum's Port Townsend Writers' Conference is only one of several bookish entertainments planned this weekend on the North Olympic Peninsula, where weekend fare also includes… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Forks garden tour slated Saturday

FORKS — The Bogachiel Garden Club of Forks will present its inaugural garden tour Saturday. Six gardens will be available for self-guided tours from noon… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Pianist returns to Port Townsend to honor mentor

PORT TOWNSEND — When he was 10 years old, Lorraine Valmassori's grandson James, who was prone to asking soul-searching questions, asked her: “Who was the… Continue reading

PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Jazz coming to Port Townsend for annual weeklong festival

PORT TOWNSEND — Listening: It offers something sublime. And for the young piano player Gerald Clayton, listening is the jumping-off point for a weeklong celebration… Continue reading

‘Twilight’ mega-stars discuss new film, global fame, older women

SAN DIEGO — The two main stars of the "Twilight" series of movies appeared today at Comic-Con, the big convention now under way at the… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2011

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Get out with the vibe for summertime fun on Peninsula

SUMMERTIME, AND THE dancin' is easy. Get out on the floor and don't be queasy. Just take a step or two, that' all you have… Continue reading

KAREN GRIFFITHS’ HORSEPLAY COLUMN: Port Angeles stables open for schooling show

DON'TCHA HATE HOW it's been raining on our parade almost daily this summer? Bring us the sun! Although, as much as I enjoy really hot… Continue reading

Turning recyclables into art demonstrated in Port Ludlow

PORT LUDLOW — Sylvia White wonders: Why throw stuff away when you can make art with it? White learned much about recycling during the 1960s… Continue reading

Outdoor concerts this week in Sequim, Port Angeles and Port Townsend

PACK UP A picnic dinner, grab your lawn chair or a blanket — don't forget your sunglasses if it isn't cloudy, or a coat if… Continue reading

Entries sought for artist trading cards; party in Sequim slated to create mini-artwork

SEQUIM — They're just like sports trading cards, only they show off ballplayers on the local art scene. Artist trading cards, as envisioned by the… Continue reading

PENINSULA WOMAN: Writers’ group has its ways with words

PORT ANGELES — Books, as different from one another as children, are born here. At a dining room table, the writers and their pages gather:… Continue reading

Quileute Days royalty in LaPush parade

The king, Jonah Black, and queen, Alexis Ward, of Quileute Days 2011 wave from their seats in Saturday's parade in LaPush. Quileute Days, celebrating tribal… Continue reading