Violinist Gloria Ferry-Brennan, 17, of Langley is among the top 11 finalists selected to compete in the Young Artist Awards 2013. Gloria is a homeschooled student. Classical KING-FM invites the entire Whidbey Island community to view Gloria’s performance online at www.KING.org.
RECORD STAFF Whidbey Island Center for the Arts in Langley presents The Rural Characters in concert to benefit the WICA Local Artist Series, Saturday, May 18, at 7:30 p.m.
Whidbey Island Surface Design presents its fiber art show and sale at WICA’s Zech Hall at 2012 Producers Circle, Langley, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 25, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, May 26, Meet the artists at a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, May 24. During the show there will be a silent auction for a very special piece of art with the proceeds going to charity. The winner will be announced at 3 p.m. on Sunday.
RECORD STAFF Ann Medlock, co-founder of the Langley-based Giraffe Project, is turning 80 this month.
Whidbey Audubon Society hosts a habitat walk through Deer Lagoon on Saturday, May 18, to learn about wetlands.
Record staff Judith Adams and Friends Poetry Night at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts begins at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 11. The evening will be a celebration with poet Adams and musicians Jonas Anderson, Lauren Anderson, Giles Buser-Molatore and Mira Yamamoto together with Rachel Adams who will perform a flamenco dance.
RECORD STAFF Two talented women of Whidbey, Janie Cribbs and Maggie Hanley-Welles, are the featured artists in the new art show “88 Owls and Watercolors” at Blooms Taste for Wine & Art. The show opened Friday and runs through June 30.
Violinist Gloria Ferry-Brennan of Langley will participating in Juilliard’s Starling-DeLay Symposium.
RECORD STAFF The final concert of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Whidbey Island 2012-2013 Chamber Music Series is titled "A Musical B&B: Bach, Brahms & British Composers."