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Elin Noble's 'Fugitive Pieces' quilt is part of the 'Elin Noble and Other Strong Women' contemporary quilt show at Penn Cove Pottery starting Saturday

Contemporary quilt show opens at Penn Cove Pottery

One does not usually associate the craft of sewing with strength.

Elin Noble's 'Fugitive Pieces' quilt is part of the 'Elin Noble and Other Strong Women' contemporary quilt show at Penn Cove Pottery starting Saturday
Lindsay Schief

LAKE serves up some sweet sounds with the release of a new CD

Island artists Eli Moore and Ashley Eriksson have been very busy bees and have the honey to prove it.

Lindsay Schief
Carol Kaesuk Yoon will talk about her new book

Take time out to smell (and name) the roses

It was Shakespeare who gave us a memorable theory on what’s in a name.

Carol Kaesuk Yoon will talk about her new book
The Ferry House is part of the preserved history at Ebey’s Landing in Coupeville.

A book for those who love this island

Hot off the press is Dan Pedersen’s latest lovesong to Whidbey Island.

The Ferry House is part of the preserved history at Ebey’s Landing in Coupeville.
This cabinet by Clinton furniture artist Ed Fickbohm is a good example of his inclination toward modern

Hit the road for art

Today is the day to see what you may never have seen before. And tomorrow, too.

This cabinet by Clinton furniture artist Ed Fickbohm is a good example of his inclination toward modern
Painter Mark Skullerud’s “Parallel

Photo stories, ambiguous paintings and what you will at Whidbey Open Studio Tour

As the sun sets itself at a vertical point above the earth, so the island’s artists open their doors to let both autumn and art lovers inside.

Painter Mark Skullerud’s “Parallel
This oil on linen painting entitled “Northwest” shows painter Linda Webster’s deftness for mixing naturalism and fantasy.

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!”

This oil on linen painting entitled “Northwest” shows painter Linda Webster’s deftness for mixing naturalism and fantasy.

WHIDBEY RECIPES | New grocery store brings new opportunities for great food

As you’re reading this column, The Goose is going through its first hours as the new kid on the block.After reading all the comments and… Continue reading

'Gray Eucalyptus #7' artist Paula Gill uses clay to create a print.

A gallery’s farewell in print

She said they will close for good. Funny expression, that.

'Gray Eucalyptus #7' artist Paula Gill uses clay to create a print.
Jazz piano student Lucy Rock

Jazz is alive and well in Langley, despite no plans for fall concert

Hear that trumpet, that saxophone, that jazz piano?

Jazz piano student Lucy Rock

WHIDBEY BIRDING | Duck hunting puts migrating shorebirds at risk

“What has happened to the birds?” A caller asks.I’m not alarmed. September is a quiet month for bird activity in the Puget Sound region. Summer… Continue reading

Cast members of Whidbey Children's Theater's Stories on Stage troupe rehearse a musical adaptation of 'The Wind in the Willows' opening Sept. 18 in Langley.

Stories on Stage presents beloved classic in Langley

There is nothing quite like charming anthropomorphized small mammals to make your day.

Cast members of Whidbey Children's Theater's Stories on Stage troupe rehearse a musical adaptation of 'The Wind in the Willows' opening Sept. 18 in Langley.
Hot Club Sandwich of Seattle gets ready to swing in Langley at DjangoFest Northwest.

DjangoFest Northwest turns out the jazz in Langley

Here they come. They’ll bring their guitars and their trumpets and drums, basses and mandolins. The venues will be heavy with the sound of their violins, saxophones and accordions, their cimbaloms and washboards, and the warbling of their vocal chords.

Hot Club Sandwich of Seattle gets ready to swing in Langley at DjangoFest Northwest.
Good Cheer Food Bank's garden is full of leafy greens and other healthy treats for customers.

Harvest Party and Music Fest at Good Cheer Food Bank

Nothing like burning a bridge to make the day complete.

Good Cheer Food Bank's garden is full of leafy greens and other healthy treats for customers.
Cancer survivors Kate Stivers and Aaron Dworkin take a moment together in the shade at Bayview Corner.

Cancer contenders find solace in nature and each other

Imagine saying farewell to the hair coming off your fingertips in the wind and seeing birds use it for a nest.Or tasting a tomato you… Continue reading

Cancer survivors Kate Stivers and Aaron Dworkin take a moment together in the shade at Bayview Corner.