Patricia Duff

South Whidbey graduate returns for special concert

Jazz, pop, opera. You name it, Alicia Gianni can sing it.

Two bands, two unique flavors, share a musical evening in Langley

It’s like what happened when the chocolate bar fell in a jar of peanut butter. Douce Ambience is a string trio with a new musical flavor that’s as tasty as a peanut butter cup.

Whidbey artist hones skills in old fashioned bookbindery

Move over Kindle, real books are not dead yet. And one island artist has the authentic skills, tools and costume to prove it.

A coterie of collage at Rob Schouten Gallery at Greenbank Farm

The word “collage” is from the French, a coller, meaning “to glue.” Kindergarten is a place where glue stands out in the memory.

Writers conference gets a boost from Open Door Gallery in Langley

If you happen to be feeling both bookish and peckish at once (and who doesn’t?), there’s an evening coming up that’s not to be missed.

Whidbey Island native Chapin shortlisted for prestigious London gallery art award | KUDOS

Artist Aleah Chapin has been short-listed for the BP Portrait Award 2012 in London, one of the world’s most prestigious art prizes.

Twice upon a time with the dark, dissonant and exquisite Sondheim

Polyphony, angular harmonies and intricate melodies.

Step right up, get your art here on the Whidbey Open Studio Tour

“Welcome back my friends to the show that never ends. We’re so glad you could attend. Come inside! Come inside!”

Langley humanitarians are inspired to help determined children

t seems some Americans cannot travel to Africa without falling in love with its people.

Clinton filmmakers need pledges by next week to finish film

Two award-winning documentary filmmakers from Clinton are in a race against the clock. Mark Dworkin and Melissa Young are in the final phases of completing their latest film, “Shift Change: Putting Democracy to Work.”

Writers strive to help educate young global thinkers

It all started in the wilderness.The couple went camping, and to occupy their time in the tent, they told each other stories. Inspired by the… Continue reading

Old-timey musical twins to play concert in Clinton next week

Break out that fiddle, banjo or washboard, the Canote Brothers are island-bound. Twin Brothers Greg and Jere Canote have been taking advantage of their genetics for as long as they can remember; as Christmas elves tap dancing their way around the wishing well in the first grade, to their 13-year stint as the affable side-kicks on National Public Radio’s “Sandy Bradley’s Potluck.”

Peacemaker, singers will meet for weekend at Whidbey Institute

She looked around to see where in the world an army didn’t exist.

Elizabeth George kicks off from Langley

Whidbey Islanders are used to stars.

Loganberry Festival art installation back on

The high cost of gas threatened to slam the door on the return of an interactive art installation called “Doorgan.”

Two old friends share long wait for kidney transplant

FREELAND — You’re never too old for a kidney. That’s what doctors told Freeland resident Ivan Little when he went from being fit all of his life to suffering from kidney failure in the fall of last year.

Whidbey Island Arts Council awards 2010 scholarships

They’re young, talented and numerous.

Whidbey artist gives back the light Raven stole

Whidbey artist Jerry Hill has been connected to Native American art forms ever since he bought his first knife at age 7 and carved his first mask. The summers of his childhood were spent exploring the regions of the Puget Sound, British Columbia and Alaska, where he soaked up the art and culture of the First Nations People.

Fathers and sons, an artistic life at UUCWI Gallery of Art in Freeland

Artistic lessons learned from fathers reveal themselves in their sons.