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Percussion – not just drums

  • Mar 28, 2015 at 7:00AM

The duo of Miho Takekawa and Diego Coy will visit Orcas Island for the first time the week of April 6-10 as Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival Musicians-in-Residence.


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‘Beyond the Beautiful Forevers’ to stream

  • Mar 26, 2015 at 7:00AM

Give yourselves the gift of theater on Thursday, March 26 at 7:30 p.m. at Orcas Center when Pulitzer Prize winner Kathryn Boo’s book “Beyond the Beautiful Forevers” is brought to life in a new stage adaptation by David Hare. It will stream live from the National Theatre in London.

Art class: cardboard camp for grown-ups

  • Mar 26, 2015 at 7:00AM

Brook Meinhardt will host a “Cardboard Camp for Grown Ups: Ordinary Material — Extraordinary Versatility” at the Orcas Art Studios, 1286 Mt. Baker Rd, Suite A4, on March 28 and 29.

Bitter Ends are back

  • Mar 25, 2015 at 3:23PM

The Bitter Ends are back. Having staked their claim last year as a sure-thing good time, they are heading to the Casa Casuale (aka the Random Howse) on Saturday, March 28 from 7 to 9 p.m.

New exhibit at Orcas Art Studio

  • Mar 24, 2015 at 1:35PM

Orcas Art Studios announces a new exhibit of Maggie Sharkey’s works in pastels and oils.


  • 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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