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Ariel, from on high, and the elementals terrify the men shipwrecked by the storm summoned by Prospero, not pictured, in a scene from “The Tempest.” Pictured are Olena Hodges as Ariel, elementals Zora Lungren, Michael Robinson, Carrie Schnelker and Laurel Livezey, along with Andy Fling as King Alonso, Gavin Douglas as Sebastian, Tyler Kubat as Ferdinand, and Miles Harrison as Antonio.  - Michael Stadler Photography

Shakespeare Festival offers tales of power, honor, redemption

  • Jul 17, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Jul 21, 2015 at 3:08PM

Island Shakespeare Festival’s two 2015 productions are two sides to the same coin of humanity. One side has the females of “The Tempest,” which opened this weekend; the other, “The Three Musketeers,” represents the male. They play on the themes of honor and power crafted by artistic director and founder Rose Woods, who is directing “The Tempest.”


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OutCast Production’s dark comedy ‘Pillowman’ nears its finale

  • Jul 17, 2015 at 4:00PM

OutCast Productions’ dark comedy, “The Pillowman,” is nearing its swan song with the final two weekends ahead.

Clinton man pens tale of addiction, jail, recovery

  • Jul 15, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Jul 17, 2015 at 9:12AM

Mark Tucker of Clinton has his story laid bare in his first published book, “Drive or Die: A True Story of Addiction, Murder and Hope.” The 41-year-old South Whidbey native tells the story of his heroin addiction and the depths to which it plunged him. Perhaps one of the worst experiences was being held at gunpoint by James Moran, at one time America’s eighth-most-wanted person — he later committed a double murder and suicide.

Choochokam Arts Festival turns 40 this weekend

  • Jul 8, 2015 at 12:00PM

Choochokam Arts Festival, one of Langley’s premier weekend events and biggest crowd pleasers, is turning 40 this weekend.

Kiwanis fireworks sales support scholarships, kids activities, health

  • Jun 30, 2015 at 6:00PM

For the past three decades, the Kiwanis of South Whidbey have sold fireworks and used that money for scholarships and other children’s endeavors.

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