Arts and Entertainment

‘Skylight’ at Orcas Center

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 4:00PM

Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan star in David Hare’s award-winning play about money, class, politics and love. “Skylight” will be presented at Orcas Center on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m.


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Troxel’s song benefits DVSAS

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 2:58PM

Orcas Island singer songwriter Mandy Troxel has released a new original song in honor of October’s Domestic Violence Awareness month. The song is available for free download, with the option to “tip” the music, with 100 percent of the proceeds designated towards the San Juan County’s DVSAS office.

Orcas artist show in Anacortes

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 2:00PM

Anchor Art Space is presenting “Eidola,” a solo exhibition of new work by Rachel Van Pelt from Oct. 31 to Nov. 23 from noon to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday.

Pep band boosts school spirit

  • Oct 21, 2014 at 2:53PM

Orcas Island High School’s Pep Band, under the direction of Darren Dix, got off to a rousing debut for the year at the Vikings Homecoming Game Oct. 11. The sounds of the Viking fight song, “Louie Louie,” “YMCA” and other “pep” songs filled the air and invigorated the school spirit already on display.

‘Le Nozze di Figaro’

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 2:24PM

The Met: Live in HD’s second opera of the season is the new production of Mozart’s classic comedic masterpiece, “Le Nozze di Figaro” (The Marriage of Figaro) streaming live to Orcas Center on Sunday, Oct. 19 at 1 p.m.


  • Eth-Noh-Tec: Kinetic Story TheatreTales from master storytellers Nancy Wang and Robert Kikuchi-Yngojo, founders of Eth-Noh-Tec.
  • Maurine Talks Books
  • Notes from the KelpSan Juan Island composer Alex Shapiro blogs about life, memories, area ecology and more. Recent posts describe her first ever crabbing adventure, in an aluminum canoe no less, watching orcas from Lime Kiln park, and the plastic farm animals in her neighbors yard.
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