It was a time of poodle skirts, drive in burger joints, life in the suburbs and a new kind of music that would come to define an era.
The Actors Theater of Orcas Island at the Grange will be holding auditions for Actors for the Ninth annual PlayFest; seven 10 Minute plays, all written by local playwrights. Performance dates are set for the last weekend in April and the first weekend in May.
A community concert celebrating the life and legacy of Pete Seeger has been rescheduled to Sunday, March 16, from to 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Emmanuel Parish Hall.
The Red Carpet started at 4:30 p.m. and the show followed at 5:30 p.m. Jake Perrine and Grace McCune hosted the Oscars and there were Red Carpet interviews with the dashingly donned Gordon Koenig and Anita Orne.
The National Theatre’s multi-award-winning production of “War Horse,” seen by more than four million people worldwide since its premiere at the National Theatre in 2007, will be broadcast live to Orcas Center for the very first time from its home at the New London Theatre in the West End on Thursday, Feb. 27 at 7:30 p.m.
Local instructors are again offering their community dance class on Monday, March 3 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Oddfellows Hall.
Come one, come all, to Orcas Center for its first annual Oscars party on Sunday, March 2 and watch the glamorous events unfold on the big screen.
Borodin’s operatic masterpiece “Prince Igor,” in its first Met performances since 1917, will be transmitted live to Orcas Center on Saturday, March 1 at 2 p.m.
A community concert celebrating the life and legacy of Pete Seeger on Sunday, Feb. 23, from to 3 to 6 p.m. at Emmanuel Parish Hall has been cancelled due to snow.
Singer and songwriter Quinell Oucharek will be making a tour stop on Orcas Island playing at Random Howse in Eastsound along with Orcas Island local Madi Jane West on Thursday, Feb. 27.
The Orcas Center Visual Arts Committee is inviting local artists to participate in the upcoming show, “What is a Print?” in the Orcas Center lobby gallery.
Kellen Comrie, 2013 winner of Orcas Has Talent, will be performing Sunday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. at the Orcas Island Community Church.
A program of concerti on period instruments will be presented in Eastsound during a special lunch-time concert on Monday, Feb. 24 at noon with the baroque orchestra “Simphonie Nouvelle” in Orcas Adventist Fellowship Church at 107 Enchanted Forest Road in Eastsound.
The Orcas Choral Society will present its concert “Love Lost, Love Found” on the Main Stage at the Orcas Center on Saturday, May 17 at 7:30 p.m. Choral Society concerts are frequently sold out. Because there will only be one performance of the spring program, choral music fans are advised to get their tickets early.
On Thursday, Feb. 27 singer and songwriter Quinell Oucharek will be making a tour stop on Orcas Island, playing at Random Howse in Eastsound along with Orcas Island local Madi Jane West.