Take a break from the busy holiday hubbub and enjoy an evening of the fine fiddling, singing, guitar, bass, and saw stylings of JP and the OK Rhythm Boys at Random Howse on Saturday, Dec.12.
If you were one of the lucky ones, you experienced the spectacular Benedict Cumberbatch in National Theatre Live's dazzling production of Hamlet last Thursday evening at Orcas Center. This Thursday, Dec. 10 at 7:30 p.m. you have the opportunity to experience another superb production from the same company with Jane Eyre adapted from the well-known and well- loved novel.
William Kentridge, who made his Met directorial debut in 2010 with an innovative and dazzling staging of Shostakovich's "The Nose," returns to the company with a new production of "Lulu," Alban Berg's tragedy of a sexually irresistible woman who destroys the lives of everyone around her. The beguiling "Lulu" from the Met: Live in HD streams to Orcas Center on Sunday, Nov. 22 at 1 p.m.
Orcas Island Community Church invites the community to an annual Celtic Christmas Concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday, December 5. This traditional seasonal concert features Windham Hill/ArkMusic recording artists Jeff Johnson, Brian Dunning and Wendy Goodwin.
Orcas Island musicians Lisa Carter, Emy Carter and Paris Wilson, who perform as the trio Almost Classical, have released a Christmas CD. The CD, entitled Almost Classical Christmas, is now available at Darvill's in Eastsound.
Contentment. Companionship. A good book by a crackling fire. Longing. Love. Prayer.
Young and old. Professional and amateur. Every week, 58 islanders gather at the Orcas Center to sing their hearts out in the Orcas Choral Society. Some make the trip from Lopez or Crane Island. Why?