Patricia Duff

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Saratoga Chamber Orchestra opens season with petting zoo

Touch, listen and learn. The Saratoga Chamber Orchestra invites patrons to join a magic carpet ride of music with its “Meet the Orchestra,” the opener of the orchestra’s new season.

  • Oct 20th, 2011 2:55pm

Don Denman is the new Mr. South Whidbey | KUDOS

Freeland Hall was rockin’ last Saturday night with the rambunctious sounds of fundraising at the Mr. South Whidbey sixth annual pageant.

  • Oct 20th, 2011 2:55pm

Benefit planned at the fairgrounds to help Ryan Fitzpatrick

He breathed life into many projects on Whidbey Island. Now a father needs help to breathe himself. Ryan Fitzpatrick, a longtime Whidbey Island resident, was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis in October 2010. The lung disease is incurable and Fitzpatrick needs a lung transplant.

  • Oct 15th, 2011 7:42pm

WICA dives into an intense parental fray with Reza’s ‘God of Carnage’

Enter this zone of mayhem at your own risk.

  • Oct 13th, 2011 5:00pm

Mother, daughter share art in Clinton

Theatrics in painting and hip hopping rabbits.

  • Oct 14th, 2011 2:08pm

Langley Library celebrates its new makeover, benefactor

The Langley Library is looking good.

  • Oct 12th, 2011 4:09pm

Whidbey cyclists reach Golden Gate | NOTABLE

“We did it!” Hannah Lee Jones reported after finishing the Ndoto Project bike ride from Seattle to San Francisco, Calif.

  • Oct 13th, 2011 6:37pm

Bioneers return to the Whidbey Institute for another energized weekend

Mother Nature called. She said to stop whining and face the music: The planet Earth needs solutions.

  • Oct 11th, 2011 3:51pm

Whidbey Open Studio Tour starts Saturday

The French post-impressionist master Paul Cezanne said it took him 40 years to figure out that painting was not sculpture.

  • Oct 6th, 2011 3:13pm

Step forward, Mr. South Whidbey

Let the bribes and stuffing begin. The sixth annual Mr. South Whidbey Pageant gets underway at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8 at Freeland Hall.

  • Oct 3rd, 2011 6:45pm

Whidbey writer is moved to help a friend tell her story of WWII internment

It is more than a book launch. It’s living history. That’s what Greenbank author Dorothy Read said of what folks can expect to hear when longtime Whidbey resident Ilse Evelijn Veere Smit takes the podium to introduce her memoir “End of Silence” at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Freeland.

  • Sep 29th, 2011 4:39pm

Documentary film, retreat in Langley encourages new view of universe

Ancient matters of the universe matter even more today. Although the universe is almost 14 billion years old, a forward-thinking evolutionary philosopher and a historian are telling a new story of its mysteries.

  • Sep 28th, 2011 8:46pm

Benefit at One Drop Monastery will help with disaster relief

It is being called the worst disaster ever recorded in the history of Japan.

  • Sep 26th, 2011 5:27pm

Swinging into Langley with DjangoFest Northwest

Summer may be over, but hot is still the word in Langley as autumn approaches.

  • Sep 21st, 2011 5:39pm

Freeland will celebrate gift of totem pole

Oscar Leighton Hilbert’s hand-carved thunderbird wings are once again flying high above South Whidbey.

  • Sep 18th, 2011 5:06pm

‘Not In Our Town’ spreads message of solidarity

It’s a universal worst nightmare scenario. A community member is killed by a violent gang for no reason other than their ethnicity, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.

  • Sep 14th, 2011 10:00pm

OutCast opens ‘The Great American Trailer Park Musical’

It’s got plenty of kitschy charm to offset the bad taste left by one too many episodes of “The Jerry Springer Show.”

  • Sep 14th, 2011 10:00pm

South Whidbey community rallies to help beloved local horseman

Friends of Cliff Hagglund want to see him back in the saddle again soon. Hagglund, 48, suffered a massive heart attack Saturday, Sept. 3 and was rushed to the intensive care unit of St. Joseph’s Hospital in Bellingham. He was released to the care of his family in Clinton on Wednesday.

  • Sep 10th, 2011 4:42pm

Local entrepreneur is paying it forward, one nailbed at a time

LANGLEY — Stephanie Coulon loves her customers. “I’m blessed to do what I do,” she said, “I love people, I love to talk to people and I love to laugh with people.”

  • Sep 9th, 2011 4:27pm

WICA launches season tonight with talk show about food and other sundry

Mix up some Carson, Letterman and DeGeneres, add a pinch of Child and cook it up onstage in Langley.

  • Sep 7th, 2011 5:29pm

Langley chocolatier searches for secrets in Ecuador

As soon as she found herself walking through a cacao plantation in Ecuador, Mona Newbauer’s passion was renewed. Newbauer, owner of Sweet Mona’s Chocolate Boutique in Langley, has been making chocolate for about 10 years and has been selling it out of her small shop on Second Street for five. But it wasn’t until the trip in May, when she traveled to South America with husband Tony Newbauer to see the fields that produced the beans, that her purpose became clear.

  • Sep 5th, 2011 5:02pm

Master woodworkers show is open at Bayview Corner

When someone spends 250 hours to make one chest of drawers, woodwork enthusiasts and art lovers take notice.

  • Sep 2nd, 2011 4:59pm

Local painter’s work glows on the cover of major art magazine

They may have seen his work in Santa Fe, N.M. at the Meyer East Gallery last year.

  • Aug 31st, 2011 10:00pm

Islanders cycle to raise funds for Kenyan students

They put their heads together to raise money, but the bake sale didn’t produce enough dough

  • Aug 31st, 2011 7:12pm

Local artist creates stylistic art, stories of a parallel universe

Jacob Bloom said steampunk to him is a kind of Victorian science fiction.

  • Aug 18th, 2011 5:00pm

Friends to hold spaghetti benefit for longtime beloved teacher

For the past 20 years, Linda Furman Walters has taught South End preschoolers their ABCs, how to cut with scissors and to be kind to friends.

  • Aug 10th, 2011 7:22pm

Island Shakespeare Fest organizers create a destination for the island

Many doors have been open to Island Shakespeare Fest founder Susannah Rose Woods and her idea to create a destination outdoor theater company on Whidbey Island.

  • Aug 6th, 2011 7:58pm

Eat, learn, nourish the hungry on Vegissimo garden tour

Here is where the eaters meet the growers and hungry children reap the benefits.

  • Aug 4th, 2011 5:29pm

Whidbey Islander sings in ‘Porgy and Bess’ at the Seattle Opera

Samantha O’Brochta, of Freeland, thought she was dreaming when the Seattle Opera called her back.

  • Aug 3rd, 2011 11:00pm

Racing into the American heart with Whidbey Island playwright Tom Churchill

Camels, rattlesnakes and a cabal of hard-drinking, quirky mavericks come together in a new play.

  • Aug 3rd, 2011 4:57pm

New gathering spot is becoming the place where everyone knows your name

CLINTON — Drew likes a double shot latte with just a “scum” of foam. Sherryl likes her 16-ounce decaf latte with half soy, half nonfat milk and some “velvet” foam. Wanda, however, hates foam, thank you very much.

  • Aug 2nd, 2011 2:13pm

Langley artist creates sculpture for cancer survivor

Langley artist Deborah Eimers recently submitted a sculpture to the 14th Annual Exhibit of Art Celebrating the Cancer Journey sponsored by Whidbey General Hospital.

  • Jul 28th, 2011 2:33pm

Drawing-room comedy from Whidbey Island is made for the any-screen set

He’s embracing a new medium for state-of-the art entertainment.

  • Jul 27th, 2011 3:38pm

Upcoming festival offers classical music for the masses

Celebrating its sixth season, the Whidbey Island Music Festival presents great performances by top musicians including a musical diary of Bach’s journey to Lübeck to visit Buxtehude. Concert goers can also hear Bach’s Brandenburg Concerti, enjoy a visit to Handel’s London with Ensemble Electra and a program of “Abendmusik” — music from Buxtehude’s own concert series.

  • Jul 24th, 2011 5:27pm

Loganberry Festival highlights food, farm, environment and art

Pie, music, pie, food, pie, games, pie, animals, art and yes, more pie.

  • Jul 20th, 2011 7:59pm

Living Green in Langley expands its horizons

One recent morning, the door to Living Green Natural Food and Apothecary in Langley was wide open and the wind kicked up a soft hollow sound from the wood chimes hanging there.

  • Jul 18th, 2011 6:47pm

Whidbey Island ballet teacher inspires passion from within

Jennifer Bondelid starts the class with a smile on her face.

  • Jul 18th, 2011 3:20pm

Dances connect people through music and movement

Stepping into the foyer of the serenely beautiful church in the woods, the energy of those gathered there was welcoming and light.

  • Jul 15th, 2011 2:44pm

Old Whidbey store welcomes a gallery of artists in action

The place reminds one of ice-cold Cokes in the bottle, penny candy and bare feet on the front porch.

  • Jul 13th, 2011 9:37pm

South Whidbey boy collects backpacks for homeless

When 12-year-old Courtney Dunigan was told there were people living outside this past winter, he shivered at the thought.

  • Jul 11th, 2011 3:50pm

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.”

  • Jul 8th, 2011 11:57pm

36th Annual Choochokam Arts returns to Langley

This party is screamin' summer.

  • Jul 7th, 2011 4:02pm

Cool Bayview Nights revs up the classics to benefit the hall

Roll back that ragtop and put the pedal to the metal, Cool Bayview Nights rolls into town this week.

  • Jul 6th, 2011 4:03pm

Helping Hand kicks off campaign to shore up reserves for winter

One organization wants to challenge some South Enders to remove their rose-colored glasses. “There are a lot of people who live in their own little world and who are just unaware,” said Rosemary Martin, executive director of Helping Hand of South Whidbey.

  • Jul 6th, 2011 3:59pm

Langley Artists Connect reaches out to create a loop of support

People may never look at a block print in the same way again.

  • Jun 28th, 2011 11:48pm

Langley architect to speak on what makes a house a home

Home. There’s no place like it, as Dorothy in Oz found out by clicking her ruby red shoes together.

  • Jun 27th, 2011 6:34pm

Peacemaker, singers will meet for weekend at Whidbey Institute

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

  • Jun 21st, 2011 11:02pm

‘Off the Wall & Over the Edge: Movies, Music, Memories and Madness’ with Richard Evans and Friends in Langley

Twenty-two years ago, filmmaker, director, actor and artist Richard Evans left a life as an actor in Tinseltown and settled on Whidbey Island.

  • Jun 22nd, 2011 5:49pm

Comic kicks up some fun to start summer reading program

Funny man Alex Zerbe used his feet to make a career out of being funny.

  • Jun 20th, 2011 6:53pm

Freeland resident wins international engineering award

His mind may win him awards for highly technical feats of the imagination, but his heart wins him bigger kudos for being precisely in the right place.

  • Jun 20th, 2011 3:51pm