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Beverly Graham performs her signature singer-songwriter magic. She headlines the WISH-AID benefit on Saturday

A day of food, fun and free music for a good cause

Eleven bands, a bodacious barbecue, ice cream and a chance to go to Maui. That’s seven hours of live music, free.

Beverly Graham performs her signature singer-songwriter magic. She headlines the WISH-AID benefit on Saturday

TIDAL LIFE | On the waterfront: The other view of the view

Anybody find a kayak paddle?Brass-colored shaft, bright orange end fin thingies? That’s mine.Yes, I’ve once again contributed some plastic and aluminum to the great mass… Continue reading

Clothing and accessory artist Teri Jo Summer takes a positive attitude toward the slumping economy.

Artists and the economy — how they survive

Most artists have their “starving artist” period and then move on.

Clothing and accessory artist Teri Jo Summer takes a positive attitude toward the slumping economy.

WHIDBEY RECIPES | Eating less, cutting calories may make a monkey out of me

Eat less and you just might live longer, at least so say researchers, who last week released the results of a 20-year study involving flies,… Continue reading

Leonard J. Good (left) demonstrates the finer points of backyard rocket-making to a young observer.

VIDEO | South Whidbey Parks & Rec presents another 3-day model rocket camp

All eyes will again turn to the heavens this week at Community Park in Langley. No, people won't be gazing upward to the moon to recall the historic moon walk from 40 years ago. Instead, South Whidbey's "Man of Science" Leonard J. Good will present another three-day model rocket camp for kids age 8 or older.

  • Jul 20, 2009
Leonard J. Good (left) demonstrates the finer points of backyard rocket-making to a young observer.
Kelsie Fitzpatrick

Knightriders get ready for Western Games Show

Cody would just not cooperate. The young quarab gelding was acting a bit too spunky under rider Kelsie Fitzpatrick.

Kelsie Fitzpatrick

Council seeks musicians for CD

The music committee of the Whidbey Island Arts Council seeks submissions for “Whidbey Celebrates,” a compilation CD by Whidbey Island musicians.

  • Jul 16, 2009
Professional photographer Tony Sweet captured this sunset over an Ebey's Landing prairie in Coupeville.

Pacific Northwest Art School workshop produces some sweet photos

Professional photographers Tony Sweet and Susan Milestone recently spent five days on Whidbey Island to give a workshop through the Pacific Northwest Art School in Coupeville.

Professional photographer Tony Sweet captured this sunset over an Ebey's Landing prairie in Coupeville.

WHIDBEY RECIPES | The world looked up to the first man on the moon

For almost a month now, we’ve been overwhelmed by Michael Jackson and his life, loves, drugs, music and death. I have no doubt that the… Continue reading

Visions of Whidbey Island dominate the work of photographer Craig Sullivan. Sullivan's photographs will be part of the Whidbey Artists Gallery display at 'Art at the Farm' this weekend at Greenbank Farm.

Whidbey Art Gallery alights for the weekend at Greenbank Farm

The gallery may be gone but the artists of the Whidbey Art Gallery, formerly the Whidbey Artists’ Cooperative, haven’t let that stop them.

Visions of Whidbey Island dominate the work of photographer Craig Sullivan. Sullivan's photographs will be part of the Whidbey Artists Gallery display at 'Art at the Farm' this weekend at Greenbank Farm.
Whidbey Island marimba players along with the Zimbabwean band Mbira dzeMuninga made a CD called 'Sungano.' A CD release party and concert is Saturday

Marimba players lay down tracks with kindness

Get your head out of the headlines and dance to the music of Africa.

Whidbey Island marimba players along with the Zimbabwean band Mbira dzeMuninga made a CD called 'Sungano.' A CD release party and concert is Saturday
Visions of Whidbey Island dominate the work of photographer Craig Sullivan. Sullivan's photographs will be part of the Whidbey Artists Gallery display at "Art at the Farm" this weekend at Greenbank Farm.

Whidbey Art Gallery alights for the weekend at Greenbank Farm.

The gallery may be gone but the artists of the Whidbey Art Gallery, formerly the Whidbey Artists’ Cooperative, haven’t let that stop them.

  • Jul 14, 2009
Visions of Whidbey Island dominate the work of photographer Craig Sullivan. Sullivan's photographs will be part of the Whidbey Artists Gallery display at "Art at the Farm" this weekend at Greenbank Farm.
Pie-eaters go for berry gold at the Loganberry Festival at Greenbank Farm.

Music, art, food, wine and your face in a pie at the Loganberry Festival

Berry lovers, get your pie-eating faces on for the 2009 Loganberry Festival at Greenbank Farm.

  • Jul 10, 2009
Pie-eaters go for berry gold at the Loganberry Festival at Greenbank Farm.
'Basket of Daisies' by artist Ginny O'Neill will be shown at the Artists of South Whidbey annual show and sale at the Island County Fairgrounds July 18 and 19.

Artists of South Whidbey celebrate 35 years

It started with a stroke of an idea and became an artistic legacy.

'Basket of Daisies' by artist Ginny O'Neill will be shown at the Artists of South Whidbey annual show and sale at the Island County Fairgrounds July 18 and 19.

WHIDBEY RECIPES | Seasoned crabbers know enough to pull their pots

There was a great deal of crabbing and consternation going on last week near where we live in Sandy Hook, when crab traps were found… Continue reading

Langley Middle School student Matthew Holmberg created this Choochokam Arts poster that took first-runner up in a festival-sponsored contest.

Youth, talent and dreams of Disney

With dexterity and imagination, one young artist records the teeming life of Whidbey and beyond.

Langley Middle School student Matthew Holmberg created this Choochokam Arts poster that took first-runner up in a festival-sponsored contest.

TIDAL LIFE | Pickled or parboiled, this is going to change the way we eat oysters

Stopping pollution is a good thing, regardless of whether it’s found to be the final cause of dead zones or polar- ice loss.

Rhubarb

WHIDBEY RECIPES | Something sweet for a veggie that’s often ignored and misunderstood

Few vegetables have such a difficult time getting the respect they deserve as poor, misunderstood rhubarb.

Rhubarb