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Sam Sladky works on a vessel at the South Whidbey High School ceramic studio in Langley.

Students show the final ‘Art by Fire: Enso’ at Bayview Corner

They spend their time wrapping their fingers around clay and firing up their minds with infinite possibilities.

  • May 26, 2009
Sam Sladky works on a vessel at the South Whidbey High School ceramic studio in Langley.
Actor Kaiulani Lee plays the role of Rachel Carson in “A Sense of Wonder

Film features a scientist’s fight for nature

There is a film coming to Whidbey Island that’s a must-see for anyone passionate about nature.

Actor Kaiulani Lee plays the role of Rachel Carson in “A Sense of Wonder

TIDAL LIFE | On not doing a whack job on our underwater weeds

Ah, the piercing call of the string trimmer, another sign of spring.I’ve never embraced weed whacking. The smell of the gas engine, the weight on… Continue reading

Thunder Woodworth as Calvin and Eric Vanderbilt-Mathews as Turner are two of the 20 actors getting ready to open 'Last Exit

Exit Fear, Enter Truth: ‘Last Exit’ opens at Whidbey Children’s Theater in Langley

Little though it may be, Langley has a healthy finger on the pulse of the American theater.

Thunder Woodworth as Calvin and Eric Vanderbilt-Mathews as Turner are two of the 20 actors getting ready to open 'Last Exit
David Gignac's 'Nuke IV' is one of a series of steel spouted vessels currently showing at MUSEO in downtown Langley. Gignac also shows some blown glass and steel sculptures.

Artist brings out the mystery of objects at MUSEO

When given a chance, people do extraordinary things.

David Gignac's 'Nuke IV' is one of a series of steel spouted vessels currently showing at MUSEO in downtown Langley. Gignac also shows some blown glass and steel sculptures.
Peter Camfferman and Margaret Gove Camfferman sit with friends on the beach near their home in Langley. The Camffermans were both accomplished painters and established an art colony that lasted more than 30 years.

Modern art colonists’ story is preserved for history

There’s something about Langley that draws accomplished artists to its shores.

Peter Camfferman and Margaret Gove Camfferman sit with friends on the beach near their home in Langley. The Camffermans were both accomplished painters and established an art colony that lasted more than 30 years.

ALL ABOARD | Old Yeller: No, not the movie, just little old me

No matter what day you read this, if my today is any indication, tomorrow will be a lot better.I yelled at people today.I usually only… Continue reading

Lincoln Crockett brings bluegrass to WI-Fest 2009 in Langley.

Twenty bands, five venues, two nights = WI-Fest 2009

Jimi Hendrix once said that rock ‘n roll was about filling up the chest cavities, empty kneecaps and elbows of the audience.

Lincoln Crockett brings bluegrass to WI-Fest 2009 in Langley.
A young artist joins in the fun last year during the Langley Sidewalk Chalk Art Festival. The fourth annual chalk fest is Tuesday

Chalk Art Festival takes ‘think local, buy local’ theme

The sidewalk is everyone’s oyster next week.

A young artist joins in the fun last year during the Langley Sidewalk Chalk Art Festival. The fourth annual chalk fest is Tuesday
The production team for the “We Are Connected” music video includes Nicola Slawson

Extras needed for SoulFire music video

Former Whidbey Islander Amy Walker and her company SoulFire Films are making a music video of the theme song for the upcoming film “Connected” and are looking for participants.

The production team for the “We Are Connected” music video includes Nicola Slawson
Chris Peterson records ambient sounds on Whidbey Island for the radio show 'BirdNote.'

Birds need people, too

Perhaps you’ve heard the call of the Varied Thrush, a robin-like bird native to Whidbey Island. It has a strong whistled tone on a single pitch like a buzz.

Chris Peterson records ambient sounds on Whidbey Island for the radio show 'BirdNote.'
Bruce Morrow and Buffy Cribbs dance in celebration of  30 years of art and marriage.

Join the party at Bayview

Some Bayview Corner businesses are having a party and everyone is invited.

Bruce Morrow and Buffy Cribbs dance in celebration of  30 years of art and marriage.
The work of Michel Tsouris will be shown this month at Karlson/Gray Gallery. Shown here is “Sisters 1.”

AT THE GALLERIES | What’s showing on Whidbey Island

It’s the final week for April shows at local galleries. But new shows open this Friday and Saturday in Greenbank and Langley.

  • Apr 29, 2009
The work of Michel Tsouris will be shown this month at Karlson/Gray Gallery. Shown here is “Sisters 1.”
Richard Hughes

A sing-a-long for Pete Seeger’s 90th in Freeland

Not every birthday is special, but this one will have lots of Americans singing their hearts out.

Richard Hughes

WHIDBEY RECIPES | Too much Army food can give a person a case of the vapors

I’m sitting at the dining room table, about to have a unique dining experience. Unique for me, that is; it’s certainly not unique to thousands… Continue reading

WHIDBEY BIRDING | Sing a song for sixpence? No, birds would rather chirp about real estate

Have you listened to the birds singing? Within the past month, our songbirds have unleashed their breeding songs with gusto.Here’s a list of the species… Continue reading

Ugandan children who live at the MLISADA Orphanage practice music

Langley humanitarians are inspired to help determined children

t seems some Americans cannot travel to Africa without falling in love with its people.

Ugandan children who live at the MLISADA Orphanage practice music