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The current fervor of nostalgia for 1980s entertainment appears to be expanding to encompass even relatively obscure media from that era, including a recently announced follow-up to a sci-fi film I’m betting most of you haven’t seen. more
Painter and pen-and-ink artist Kira Mardikes finds inspiration for her works from her work: she grows flowers and vegetables for the Old Alcohol Plant Inn in Port Hadlock. Mardikes spends most of her days in the gardens surrounding the operation, where she’s one of their two gardeners. more
A bow by itself doesn’t make any sound. It is only after the hair hits the string and is drawn, that it makes the clear ringing notes of music. A silent servant to the violin, a well constructed bow is vital for string musicians. And in Port Townsend, a group of five artisans are continuing the traditional craft of bow making. more
Over a century after it was constructed by the family of photographer Ansel Adams, the site of the former Classen Chemical Company’s Alcohol Plant in Port Hadlock has become a refuge for the down and out, with a special focus on the arts. more
Brennan LaBrie blabrie@ptleader.com Elijah Berry often finds himself painting at midnight. It’s not entirely by choice - his 50 hours a week working as sous-chef consume most of his … more
Exhibited in the former women’s jail of the city of Port Townsend, artist Paula Stokes’ “1845” connects the famine-driven diaspora out of Ireland to this year’s immigration crisis at the southern border by confronting viewers with a small mountain of glass potatoes. more
Writers’ Workshoppe and Imprint Books sold The Writers’ Workshoppe and Imprint Books, located at 820 Water Street, is changing hands. more
“You don’t get to hate San Francisco,” the actor Jimmie Fails says, while playing the character of Jimmie Fails, in “The Last Black Man in San Francisco,” a film he’s described as “more than 20% autobiographical” in press interviews. more
Almost always on the move, sharing stages with a multitude of musicians across many state lines, Casey Neill tries to hang on to all the influences he has accumulated. He brings it all from acoustic to electric and back when he makes a solo tour like the one bringing him to Port Townsend as part of Northwind Arts Center’s folk shows: Northwind Songs. more
The first time David Jacobs-Strain heard a bluesy resonator guitar, he instantly fell in love with the unique sound. more
As a practicing Buddhist, Odin Oldenburg seeks enlightenment through correct mindfulness, something incorporated into his latest series of digitally derived paintings on display at Uptown Dental as part of the “Mind 2 Mind” exhibit. more
When Ed Gerhard doesn’t hold his guitar, he feels as if a limb has been amputated. “The presence of the guitar is always with me,” Gerhard said. “There is a phenomenon that people who have had amputations note they can still feel this phantom limb. When I am not playing the guitar I can still feel it.” more
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