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Randy Radock’s “Orca and Calf” on slate - Submitted photo
Randy Radock’s “Orca and Calf” on slate
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Check out square dancing for free

The Strait Wheelers invite the public to a free evening of square dancing, set for 7:30-9:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 9, at the Sons of Norway Hall, 131 W. Fifth St., Port Angeles.

Music themes include jazz, classical, rap and rock as well as old-time country tunes. The event is family friendly and features experienced caller Janolyn Keller.

For more information, call Glen at 457-3912.

P.C. brings the jazz

The Peninsula College Vocal Jazz Ensemble hosts vocal jazz soloist Christian Chavarria from Dallas at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, in the college’s Little Theater, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles.

Chavarria is making his first appearance on the Olympic Peninsula and is accompanied by local jazz artists Al Harris on piano, Terry Smith on drums and Ted Enderle on bass.

The concert also features P.C. vocal jazz students Misha Cassella-Blackburn, Gabe Bagno, Dana Marklund, Jessie Spicher, Marissa Wilson, Daniel Camper, Brandi Larson and Janet Lucas, directed by Elaine Gardner-Morales.

Sea star workshop slated

Cabled Fiber Studio and Feiro Marine Life Center have started a new partnership to raise money for education and citizen science programs at Feiro through the creation of fiber sea stars, crabs, jellies, octopuses, etc.

Fiber artisans may stop by Cabled Fiber Studio for patterns and donated yarn to make the creatures. Final products may be donated to Feiro to be sold in the gift shop.

This effort kicks off with a hands-on workshop on making wet felted sea stars from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, at Cabled Fiber, 106 N. Laurel St.

The cost is $25 per person and includes materials.

Enrollment is limited and pre-registration is required by contacting Cabled Fiber Studio at 360-504-2233.

Radock in the spotlight

Sequim block printer Randy Radock is the featured artist at Harbor Art, 110 E. Railroad St., Port Angeles.

A reception to meet the artist and learn about his art form is set for 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, during the Second Saturday Art Walk.

Call for art entries

Artists are encouraged to submit art for “Parallel Patterns – Significant Schemes, Seams & Symbols,” a juried show exhibiting Oct. 1-Nov. 29. It is open to all fiber arts media. Cost is $10 for up to three entries. Deadline is Sept. 9.

The show is hosted and sponsored by Museum & Arts Center in the Sequim-Dungeness Valley at 175 W. Cedar St., and the North Olympic Fiber Arts Festival (Oct. 3-5).

Download the prospectus at For more information or to submit entries, e-mail

Artists sought for wilderness-inspired show

The North Olympic Library System invites local artists, hobbyists and crafters to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act by submitting original works of art for a themed, wilderness-inspired show inside the Port Angeles Library.

Submissions will be accepted until Sept. 15.

To enter, send an e-mail to with your full name and contact information, a thorough description of the work(s) as well as a picture, sketch or image.

Artists may submit up to six images. Embed images directly into the body of an e-mail.

Confirmation of submissions’ receipts will be sent, with further directions to follow.


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