Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts and PDN invite you to “Tangoheart” tonight

PORT ANGELES — Get ready for flash and flair of tango.

The Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts will present the Seattle City Sextet and “Tangoheart”‘ tonight, Friday, at 7:30 at the Port Angeles High School Auditorium, 304 E. Park Ave.

Complete with dancers and narrative, “Tangoheart” presents the story of tango’s most controversial figure, Astor Piazzolla.

“Tangoheart” is performed by Bertram Levy and the Seattle City Sextet with dancers Patty Leverett and Kevin Possio. The Seattle City Sextet is dedicated to performing the classic orchestration of the golden age of tango and the modern works of Piazzolla. It is one of 12 tango sextets in the world playing this intriguing music.

The Seattle City Sextet is made up of Bertram Levy, bandoneon; Traci Hoveskeland, cello; Claude Ginsburg, violin; Kat Fritz, violin; Andy Carr, piano; and Spencer Hoveskeland, bass.

Leverett is one of the pioneers of the Seattle tango scene and she and Rossio have studied with the great masters of tango in Argentina and the United States.

“Tangoheart” is presented by the Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts with sponsorship by the PDN and the Washington State Arts Commission.

Tickets can be purchased at Port Book and News, 104 E. First St., Port Angeles; Pacific Mist Books, 121 W. Washington St., Sequim; and Quimper Sound, 901 Water St., Port Townsend. Or, call 350-457-5411.

Prices are $15 for reserved seating adults; $14 reserved seating seniors and students; $13 reserved seating members and general admission: $7 for children age 5-12 and free for children younger than age 5 in general admission seating.

More in News

Navy to conduct training exercise

Naval Magazine Indian Island has a training exercise scheduled… Continue reading

Chetzemoka filling in for Salish on ferry route

The M/V Chetzemoka will replace the M/V Salish this… Continue reading

Chamber pleased with Ride the Hurricane

Canadians able to participate again

A Jefferson County Search and Rescue team waits at a Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office command post as plans are developed to access the site of a plane crash on Wednesday southwest of Gardiner. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Small aircraft goes down near Gardiner

Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies located a crash site of a… Continue reading

Agencies support Dash Air

Kenmore Air filed complaint to USDOT

Public comment on the purchase of 17 acres adjacent to Hoko River State Park is now open.
Purchase near Hoko River open for public comment

Seventeen acres near state park

Injured hiker rescued from Cape Johnson

The Coast Guard rescued an injured hiker from the beach… Continue reading

Three members of an orca family swim off the east shore of the National Wildlife Reserve on Protection Island near Port Townsend on Monday. Southern Resident orcas have only 74 members and are listed as an endangered species. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)
Southern Residents spotted

Three members of an orca family swim off the east shore of… Continue reading

Most Read