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Port Angeles Fine Arts Center hosts ‘Power of Small Things’

“The Power of Small Things,” the new exhibition at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, brings 99 works — paintings, sculpture, fiber art, assemblage —… Continue reading


Port Angeles Symphony announces new season of concerts

Homegrown performers who travel the world, music of Brahms and Tchaikovsky, soloists from Japan, Bulgaria and Spain: They’re coming during the Port Angeles Symphony’s 87th… Continue reading


Music on the Strait festival grows to two weekends this summer

Richard O’Neill, the Sequim-bred musician who is known around the world, has expanded his local music festival. Music on the Strait, a chamber music series… Continue reading


Pianist to join chamber orchestra for concerts in Sequim, Port Angeles

In her first-ever performance as featured soloist with the Port Angeles Chamber Orchestra, pianist Lisa Lanza will play some rarely performed music. Francis Poulenc’s “Aubade,”… Continue reading

Former Sequim native, well-traveled violist returns to play with Port Angeles Symphony

Port Angeles Symphony and Chorus concert When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 4 Where: Port Angeles High School Performing Arts Center, 304 E. Park Ave. Tickets:… Continue reading

Five Acre School play examines life of Nikola Tesla

“The Secret History of Nikola Tesla,” Five Acre School’s spring production, arrives on stage Thursday and Friday, March 28-29, in the Little Theater at Peninsula… Continue reading

Writing workshop, reading set for Sunday in Port Angeles

San Francisco writer Heather June Gibbons will teach a workshop and give a free reading from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, March 24, at the Port Angeles… Continue reading

Port Angeles Symphony set to play ‘Magic Flute,’ ‘Titan’

Port Angeles Symphony concert When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 Where: Port Angeles High School Performing Arts Center, 304 E. Park Ave. Featuring: Guest conductor… Continue reading

‘Next to Normal’ explores hope, healing

‘Next to Normal’ Rock musical by Ghostlight Productions When: Jan. 25-Feb. 9; 7:30 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and Tuesdays, 2 p.m. for Jan. 27 and… Continue reading

Homegrown bassoonist to join Chamber Orchestra for Sequim, PA concerts

Port Angeles Chamber Orchestra concerts Port Angeles concert — 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 301 Lopez Ave. Sequim concert —… Continue reading

Young Artist Competitions set for Saturday in Port Angeles

The music of Vivaldi, Bach and Lalo, plus Severn’s “Polish Dance,” Tomaso Vitali’s “Chaconne” and Fritz Kreisler’s “La Gitana” will come alive in a public… Continue reading

Port Angeles Fine Arts Center preps ‘Material as Metaphor’

To create freely, to make art outside what anyone expects: That’s what these women want. They are four Americans of color; four who grew up… Continue reading

International art collection to be auctioned as Port Angeles Fine Arts Center opens bidding Thursday

Sarah Jane, the new Gallery and Program Director at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, has just unwrapped an unusual package — a gift she… Continue reading

Symphony orchestra, chorus sing ‘Hallelujah’ and then some

Port Angeles Symphony Holiday Concert When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8 Where: Port Angeles High School Performing Arts Center, 304 E. Park Ave. Tickets: $18… Continue reading

‘This Christmas’ is different: Non-traditional tale comes to Port Angeles Community Playhouse

These aren’t your traditional Christmas Eve moments, but they have their charm. • Mark, young husband who works 12-hour days, comes home to find Leah,… Continue reading

Celebrated pianist returns for two performances Saturday

The last time Spanish-born pianist Josu de Solaun came to town in spring 2016, he played Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3, the “Rach 3,” lifting… Continue reading

Pops & Picnic served in Sequim, Port Angeles

Sequim High School’s Select Choir and Vocal Ensemble are set to sing in Pops & Picnic, the pair of concerts with the Port Angeles Symphony… Continue reading

Sequim actress to present ‘Lillian Carter Story’

“The Lillian Carter Story: More than a President’s Mother” stars Sequim resident Carol Swarbrick Dries in a single performance Saturday, Sept. 15. The 7 p.m.… Continue reading

Tickets available for Music on the Strait community concert

While two Music on the Strait festival events have already sold out, tickets remain available for the Sept. 1 community concert finale, organizers said. That… Continue reading

Paint the Peninsula brings nationally known artists to Sequim area

Farm fields, tractors, mountain peaks, Dungeness Bay: They all beckon the plein air painters who’ve come from across the continent to the art competition and… Continue reading