It doesn't matter what century you are in, there is nothing as magical as those first tremulous steps toward new love.
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.
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.
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.
The Met presents Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart streaming Live in HD at Orcas Center Sunday, Oct. 23 at 1 p.m.
Obstruction Island visual artist Dianne Kornberg and NYC poet Elisabeth Frost will be giving an Art as A Voice slide presentation, titled "Crossing Borders," at the Episcopal Parish Hall on Main Street in Eastsound on Friday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. This talk is in conjunction with an exhibition of their image-text pieces, titled "For All We Know," at the San Juan Island's Museum of Art in Friday Harbor.
An incredible love story.
The Met opens the season with Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner streaming Live in HD at Orcas Center Sunday, Oct. 16 at 1 p.m. If you've not yet experienced the Metropolitan Opera streamed from New York City to Orcas Center this is your opportunity to experience an epic production where love is a battlefield and star-crossed lovers perform with sensitive musicality and dramatic grit.
Coming up in November in the Lobby Gallery at Orcas Center will be a unique display of "Art From Around the World."
For large-hall, big-piano-sound aficionados, Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival brings two concert grand pianos to the Orcas Center stage on Saturday, Oct. 22.
Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith discovered her love for synthesizers while helping her neighbor set up his home studio on Orcas Island. She has since picked up that love and ran with it, producing five full-length albums full of original songs over the past four years.
With award-winning films, panels and parties, the Orcas Island Film Festival, Oct. 7-10, promises to be another exciting weekend. As many readers probably know OIFF is fast becoming a world class festival that hosts emerging Oscar contenders.
Anthony The Dancer has built a life around the art of movement.
The Music Committee at Emmanuel Episcopal Parish will present the Tre Voci Trio at the final brown bag concert of the season on Wednesday, Aug. 24 at noon. The trio of Pamela Wright, music teacher at Orcas
The Orcas Island Jazz Festival is on its way to being a local tradition.
Children's songwriter Tim Noah will perform Labor Day weekend.
FunkSway featuring Bruce Harvie, Melody Funk, Lek Thixton and Randy Jezierski will be performing at Random Howse on Friday, Aug. 19 from 7:30 to 10 p.m., playing a variety of R&B and rock with a little bit of Country thrown in the mix and even an occasional Jazz tune. Dust off those dancing' shoes and join the fun.
Celebrate summer with Almost Classical at their free concert on The Stage on the Village Green in Eastsound on Sunday, August 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. Lisa Carter, Emy Carter and Paris Wilson of Almost Classical will be performing with special guest Sophie Parker.
Emmanuel Episcopal Parish invites you to join them for the Brown Bag Concert at noon on Wednesday, August 17.
Tickets are on sale now for Martin Lund's second annual Orcas Island Jazz Festival from Sept. 2 to 4 at Orcas Center. Each night offers a different show.