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Had any trouble laughing lately?Nightly news numbing the spirits?Ready to bust out of this political malaise?Whenever I want to really feel copacetic, I enjoy what… Continue reading
Some of the greatest figures of history were, in their deepest heart of hearts, dissenters. Copernicus, Abraham Lincoln, Mahatma Gandhi, Harriet Tubman, Henry David Thoreau, Willem de Kooning, Che Guevara and Martin Luther King Jr. come to mind and represent only the tip of the iceberg.
Does your brain have a sluggish yum factor? If so, you’re in danger of not only gaining weight easily, but possibly heading toward obesity. What, you may well ask, is a “yum factor?”
An award-winning choir of young Russian singers will appear in concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Freeland.
Last Sunday morning while enjoying a leisurely breakfast, my husband, daughter and I heard a woodpecker-like tapping.
the 1979 Broadway production of 'Sweeney Todd' makes its way to South Whidbey.
In an effort to say thank you to the supporters of Operation Sack Lunch, singer Beverly Graham will give a concert from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26 at the Nordstrom Recital Hall in Benaroya Hall in Seattle.
Alice was a Victorian chain smoker with a slight mustache, gypsy earrings and manicured nails. Alice who? Gertrude Stein’s widow, of course.
Think of the number three. Think of the circles it represents. Mind/body/spirit. Past/present/future. Art/science/religion.
A body of liquid on the surface of the world is a good description of “Lake.” Both the body of water and the band. Here’s a collective of voices and musicians who, like the unconfined limitlessness of water in a lake, use their talents to a pliable, refreshing effect.
One of the best ballads ever written for the stage begins thus: Attend the tale of Sweeney Todd His skin was pale and his eye was odd
A bit of spit and vinegar and some new ideas with the talent to back them. That’s the recipe being followed by both the old and new faces behind the Island Arts Council.
Last night after dinner I finally got around to reading one of the many magazines, newsletters and journals that I receive, but rarely read, each… Continue reading
Djangofest Northwest 2008 featured top gypsy jazz groups such as Pearl Django, the Sebastien Giniaux Trio, Fishtank Ensemble, 3 Leg Torso, Hot Club Sandwich, Billet-Deux and others.
It’s a real jungle at Whidbey Children’s Theater this month. Thirty-two Whidbey Island youngsters sing, dance and act their hearts out in WCT’s season-opening musical, “The Jungle Book,” based on the “Mowgli” stories of Rudyard Kipling.
“Your madrones look pretty good,” Jim said. Chainsaw idling, he stood beside a pile of firewood and brush, the remains of my dead fir.I froze,… Continue reading