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This could be my first column written while tired.Tired of dribbling.Tired of the sound of squeaking tennis shoes.Tired of bubbly cheerleaders, angry coaches and basketball… Continue reading
The Monterey Jazz Festival is a bit like the Olympics of the jazz world. Begun in 1958, it is the longest- running jazz festival in the world and considered the best.
Ever since I learned, a short time ago, that I am a walking container for 100 trillion microbes, I feel as though I might glow in the dark.
Professional classical musicians live a kind of paradoxical life. They are modern jet setters who often play the oldest music in the world.
Acclaimed vocalist and jazz pianist Nancy Nolan, accompanied by bassist Dan O’Brien, will share an “Evening of Jazz” in a benefit concert for Whidbey Children’s Theater at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 28.
A couple of columns ago, I rambled on about the many special days of March, but never really got to the last half of this… Continue reading
There’s no business like show business,especially if you’ve been in it for 50 years.
“Solo.” From the Latin, “solus,” it means alone. Just the word itself is unsettling.
Maybe it’s just me, but it seems as if lately there’s been a population boom in the cleaning products department. Admittedly, not a place I… Continue reading
Dancing is a kind of poetry for the feet, and one South End teenager has been moving in what he might call haikus of happiness since he was 5.
Put another notch in the jazz belt of South Whidbey High School.
The South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District held a grand opening for its new pavilions and playground Saturday at noon.
I’ve recently come across some very distressing information I’d never heard or read before. It has to do with becoming successful and/or wealthy, and what… Continue reading
Last weekend was a gentle reminder that life is grand even if we’ve all lost a few.The first Saturday of every March, a magical experience… Continue reading
More than 90 human voices raised in song may garner the attention of even the abundant birds of spring.
Leave your troubles behind and listen to some joyful noise.
Singer-songwriter Levi Burkle named his new album “Maze” for the challenge it created.
A play about tests will test the students who direct, act in and design it.
Maria Kelly of Freeland collects books; lots of books. But her favorites among them, she said, are her collection of cartoon and comic strip books, both vintage and contemporary.