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Lummi art show on Orcas

“Eagle and Salmon,” a screen print by Lummi artist Candace Solomon. - Contributed photo
  • Aug 28, 2014 at 3:16PM

This coming weekend, Lummi native artists will display their work in the “Visions of Xwe’chi’eXen” art show and sale from Aug. 29 to 31 at Orcas Center.

 

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Get your golf game on

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 7:00AM

“It’s about honor and tradition,” said the Orcas Golf Club employee. “And as far as the tournament goes, you have an opportunity to help the community.” The tournament he is referring to is none other than the annual Orcas Center Golf Classic, which raises funds for artistic endeavors at the center.

Josie Barrow art show for month of September

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 8:00AM

The exhibit will be partially a retrospective show, beginning with three pieces from her high school days, and then fast-forwarding to when she retired to Orcas Island and began painting in watercolor, later in pastel and more recently in oil.

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