Diane Urbani de la Paz

‘Fantasia,’ sing-along to be part of PA Symphony concert

The “Snow Maiden Suite,” “The Adoration of the Magi,” an Overture on Hebrew Themes and a “Fantasia on Christmas Carols.” These are all part of… Continue reading


Port Angeles Symphony spotlights Seattle-based violinist for season’s first concert

Her performances are deeply felt; dazzling. She plays – without histrionics – in the tradition of the great soloists of history. That’s how conductor Jonathan… Continue reading


Pops & Picnic to open symphony season in Sequim, PA

Come and join the jubilee listen to the band swinging’ through the land everybody stand … when you sing with the zip and zing watch… Continue reading


Sequim storytellers highlight Story Swap

The first Story Swap of the new season is a mashup: part campfire tales and songs, part open mic. All of the above is free… Continue reading

From punk to contra: Dance caller debuts in Port Angeles

A punk community in London made a dance caller out of her. Abigail Hobart, making her debut at the Black Diamond Community Hall contra dance… Continue reading

Watercolor, oil workshops go outdoors in August

Yong Hong Zhong, a Chinese-born artist who immigrated to the United States at age 12, went on to draw for MTV Animation and Disney. After… Continue reading

Paint the Peninsula shows, demos to begin Aug. 21

Just standing in the summer sunlight is a gift. But there’s more: the fragrance of fir trees, the songs of the birds, the feel of… Continue reading

There’s ‘Much Ado’ in Webster’s Woods

In a comedy spiced with piquant lines, here’s one the actor Josh Sutcliffe relishes especially. “Man is a giddy thing,” he gets to say as… Continue reading

The passion and fashion of Shakespeare: Port Angeles Fine Arts Center hosts free Shakespeare in the Woods production

Titania’s “Midsummer Night’s Dream” cloak, lush and leafy, awaits. So do the costumes of Lady Capulet — Romeo’s mother-in-law — plus portly Sir John Falstaff.… Continue reading