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Port Townsend filmmaker Jane Champion’s documentary, “The Blacksmith Boondoggle: Making ‘For Willene’” showcases how one local artist’s vision brought together so many of his peers in the blacksmithing community to make his intended tribute to his wife a reality. more
As a journalist, it has been my pleasure to delve into the Port Townsend arts scene over the past year. Turns out there is a plethora of weird cerebral types in this town, and the art they create is … 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
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
Port Townsend Art Walk steps out from about 5 to 8 p.m. the first Saturday of each month, offering a mixture of styles and media on display as you duck into local galleries and other venues. 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
It’s the end of October, or as I think of it, The Month of Halloween, so as streaming services seek to capitalize upon the seasonal theme with programming options such as “Netflix & … 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
A surprisingly challenging feat for filmmakers is to craft a sequel that succeeds creatively by saying, “Hey, kids, remember the first film? Well, here’s everything you liked about it, except more of it.” 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
Among the other unique features of the first-time “Haunted Histories and Mysteries of Port Townsend” event Nov. 1-2, jointly presented by the Port Townsend Main Street Program and the Jefferson County Historical Society, will be psychic readings by professional psychic medium Ankhasha Amenti. more
The quirky, creepy and mystical side of historic downtown is set to be unveiled during “Haunted Histories and Mysteries of Port Townsend” Nov. 1-2, an inaugural event co-produced by the Port Townsend Main Street Program and the Jefferson County Historical Society. more
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