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As a musician based in New Orleans, Andrew Duhon said his music is not defined by the cultural force that is the Big Easy. “Its folk,” he said. “I think there's a soul that New Orleans lends to any art made there. That said, it’s not 'New Orleans music.' I'm just a songwriter who had the lucky break of growing up in a place as raw and inspiring as New Orleans.” more
The dawn of winter is a dreary time of year on the North Olympic Peninsula. The memory of long warm summer days is a distant and fading reality. But life continues. In Discovery Bay, motorists drove along U.S. 101 the morning of Dec. 28 in a steady drizzle. more
Oil landscape paintings, contemporary acrylic landscapes and Port Townsend School of the Arts faculty art will be on display during the Port Townsend Gallery Walk from 5 to 8 p.m. Jan. 5. “It is a fun way to start the new year,” said Mari Mullen, Port Townsend Main Street Program executive director. “It is a good chance to meet your neighbors and also the artists themselves.” The free event happens the first Saturday of each month as art galleries and venues in the downtown area open their doors to highlight artists’ creations. more
As the population in Jefferson County ages, it becomes important for families to discuss cognitive health issues with their loved ones. Centrum will host Perspectives on Memory on Feb. 2, a one-day conference at Fort Worden designed for social and healthcare professionals, artists, educators and lifelong learners. “Aging is becoming a more frequent topic for all families to deal with,” said Robert Birman, Centrum executive director. more
Yoga, known for its benefits to the individual mind, body and soul, also can be good for a community. Feel Good, Do Good yoga, a monthly yoga class that raises money for Jefferson County nonprofits, will return for a third year in 2019. Held on the first Monday of each month at Madrona MindBody Institute at Fort Worden, the class has raised more than $6,400 during the past two years. “Part of our goal is to have a wide representative of nonprofits,” organizer Renee Klein said. “It helps a wider net of people in the community.” more
The Tuesday Crafters Night at Finnriver on Dec. 18 was fishier than usual as participants made hats that will be used next year by the North Olympic Salmon Coalition. Crafters Night recurs in the Finnriver Cider Garden Tasting Room, 124 Center Road in Chimacum. more
Port Townsend Children’s Library Choir director Phina Pipia invites local youths aged 7 to 12 to join the group, which starts Jan. 8 and runs through March 2. “It is an absolute joy to bring this opportunity to local youth,” said Pipia, who sang with the choir as a youngster and is thrilled to be its current director. “Music was a truly integral part of my childhood, and I’m delighted to give back to the community through this wonderful program.” more
Aloft, time is different. Far below is the deck of the boat, and the sea. In the distance, the horizon. Maybe a shoreline, maybe an island or a stretch of mountains. And in your hands are tools and a task. For riggers, working at altitude on the mast of a boat is a constant reminder of the lethality of gravity. more
It’s that drowsy week between Christmas and New Year’s, when you’re still in a festive mood but you’ve run out of options for holiday viewing you haven’t already seen. You’ve already watched “A Charlie Brown Christmas” and “It’s a Wonderful Life,” you know the various adaptations of “The Grinch Who Stole Christmas” and “A Christmas Carol” by heart, and you can pretty much predict the plot beats of any Hallmark Christmas movie. more
Norm Johnson was steeped in hippie culture. He graduated in 1966 from a high school just north of San Francisco and attended the University of California, Davis. At the center was folk music, which led to a lifelong passion for Johnson, 71, founder of Concerts in the Woods in Coyle. “I was right there in the center of the hippie mov more
Long before the sun rose the day before Christmas Eve, Jessica Brooks and Dylan Stanfield, owners of Sweet Lamb Baking Company, were hard at work. The bakers work on seedy breads, rolled out … more
Live music, free cider tastings, crafts, art, vegetables, pastries and more lined the street and the Port Townsend Community Center as farmers and artists came from across the county to sell their wares to a crowd of shoppers at the market’s season closing Dec. 15. “This is a really important market for vendors to have a little push of income before the off-season,” said Amanda Milholland, director of the Jefferson County Farmers Market. “It’s also a nice market for the community because there is much more variety.” more
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