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Based on true events. No four words inspire more powerful feelings of equal parts anticipation and trepidation in a cineaste’s heart. Adapting reality for movies has given us some of the … more
Cut. Fade to black. Roll credits. Show’s over ... or not. It was very nearly a wrap (at least temporarily) for the beloved cultural calendar staple that is the Port Townsend Film … more
After six months, the Jefferson County Historical Society opened the doors at the Jefferson Museum of Art & History again Sept. 5.  The Office of the Governor issued permission for … more
There’s so much going on as part of this year’s Port Townsend Virtual Film Festival it’s starting early. Even before the official first day (Thursday, Sept. 24) this year’s … more
Kopp and Kraft. Sounds like a buddy cop duo from a beloved ‘80s franchise, right?  Well, although neither Kim Kopp nor Jim Kraft regularly carries a gun to work, they are in fact … more
Getting inked with an original Clae Welch has become a rite of passage for some entire families, who make the trek to Port Townsend to offer up their epidermal canvasses to the world-renowned tattoo artist. “Destination tattoo artists and tattoo shops are working well,” Welch said. “I think it is because I do put back into the art world. I am still trying to do the top quality that is on the cusp with everybody else.” more
As other artists were cancelling their performances in the wake of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, Ken Stringfellow decided to bring a little normalcy to the shell-shocked residents of the Lower East Side of Manhattan. more
When she is not teaching students the techniques of woodworking at Chimacum High School, Lacey Carnahan can be found in her shop happily covered in layers of sawdust. more
Growing up in Brooklyn during the 1960s and 1970s as an African American, Gullah/Geechee Creole and Jew, it is no surprise Sequoyah Rodriguez experienced first-hand racism. more
Although the writings of Walt Whitman are well over a century old, his worldview is timeless and relevant in 21st century America, says Dillon Porter, who sets out to prove it with a stage production built on Whitman’s poetry. more
What do you do with a drunken sailor early in the morning? Shanghai them, of course. While not too common in 21st century Port Townsend, shanghaiing sailors was big business in the 1890s. “We have a lovely sordid past here,” said Angie Bartlett, Jefferson County Historical Society & Museum membership manager and research coordinator. more
When conversing with the Almighty, master organist Gary Rutherford’s medium of choice is a pipe organ. “It is the voice of the people,” Rutherford said. “For me, the organ’s primary purpose in church, especially, is for accompanying hymns. Anything else that happens after that is wonderful, but its number-one purpose is to accompany the voice of the congregation. I am really trying to reflect their voices.” more
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