Arts and Entertainment
1091 results total, viewing 73 - 84
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
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
When Polly Nole, 18, graduated from Chimacum High School, she was not enticed by the draw of a four-year college. more
Johnsmith owes his prolific music career to a case of grand theft auto. “I graduated in 1969 and went out to Southern California just to get out of Iowa,” said Johnsmith, who grew up in a town of about 100 inhabitants. more
Over the past three decades, the late Stanley Rill became a fixture in the Port Townsend arts scene with his intricate wood carvings. “Stanley Rill was one of the finest woodcarvers in the Pacific Northwest, with a long and prolific career,” said John Montgomery of Edensaw Woods, LTD. “I only wish he had more time.” 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
When Sputnik 1 was launched into orbit by the Soviet Union on Oct. 4, 1957, Stephen Yates and his entire generation were struck by awe and trepidation you can still see in his latest series of paintings on display in Port Hadlock. more
Can superhero films be art? Even before this past weekend’s nationwide premiere of writer-director Todd Phillips’ “Joker,” Martin Scorsese dragged this perennial question out for another round of debate, when he proclaimed that the films of the Marvel Cinematic Universe are not proper “cinema.” more
« Prev | 1 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 91 | Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past 2 years.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.