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Bolshoi’s The Golden Age boasts chase scenes and decadent cabaret

  • Today at 12:30PM

The Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema opens the 2016-2017 season with a revival of The Golden Age, which takes viewers on a satirical journey to a seaside town in Soviet Russia in the roaring ‘20s, with a jazzy, music-hall soundtrack that’s rare to find on the Bolshoi stage.


Community Events, October 2016

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Frankenstein at Orcas Center

  • Oct 26, 2016 at 10:47AM

National Theatre Live's thrilling broadcast of "Frankenstein" returns to Orcas Center for an encore at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29 The NT Encore of the play Frankenstein, by Nick Dear, based on the novel by Mary Shelley, attracts regular National Theatre Live audiences, Shakespeare fans, Benedict Cumberbatch fans, horror fans and local theatre audiences. Treat yourself to Frankenstein Halloween weekend for a thrilling, visceral, theatrical coup viewed from the best seats in the house.

Readers Theater at Random Howse

  • Oct 20, 2016 at 4:24PM

What is true friendship? Come on out next Thursday and Friday, Oct. 27 and 28, 7 p.m., at Eastsound's Random Howse, and enjoy the hilarious and often touching perspectives of two long time friends, Harry and Sam.

Classical KING FM broadcasts OICMF concert

  • Oct 20, 2016 at 11:45AM

Tune in at 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28th, to Classical KING FM and hear Peter Newman's broadcast of the Orcas ̴trations concert from this year's Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival.

Sounder and Journal win state awards

  • Oct 19, 2016 at 1:30AM

The Washington Newspaper Publishers Association announced its winners for the 2016 Washington Better Newspaper Contest at the 129th annual convention in Wenatchee, Washington. The Islands' Sounder and Journal of the San Juans took home 44 awards including general excellence.


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