A&E Briefs

Studium returns

Coastal hazards specialist Ian Miller and coastal ecologist Steve Fradkin speak about tsunami-generated debris washing up on Washington coasts at 12:35 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at Peninsula College’s Little Theater, 1502 E. Lauridsen Ave. The talk is free to the public.


Storyteller joins History Tales

Storyteller Dennis Duncan discusses the importance of stories at the Clallam County Historical Society’s History Tales lecture series at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 7, at the First United Methodist and Congregational Church, 110 E. Seventh St., Port Angeles. The event is free. For details, call 452-2662.

Men’s chorus moves to OTA Center

The Olympic Peninsula Men’s Chorus holds its weekly rehearsals at 6:30 p.m. each Tuesday in the Olympic Theatre Arts Center, 414 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. OPMC always is open for men interested in singing and visitors are welcome at any rehearsal. No auditions are needed.

Audition for ‘Becket’

Port Angeles Community Players holds tryouts for its Second Stage production of “Becket” by Jean Anouilh at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 7, at the playhouse, 1235 E. Lauridsen Blvd. Roles are for men ages 10-70. For details, call John Manno at 670-2067.

Genealogy center opens

The Clallam County Genealogical Society holds the ribbon cutting and grand opening of its new research center from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at 402 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. Members assist families with records, databases and other search options from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and by appointment. Call 417-5000.

Sierra Club ‘Dances, Songs & Chopin’ at Sierra Club benefit

Pianist Margaret Elson plays music from the 17th to the 20th centuries in “Dances, Songs & Chopin,” a benefit for the Sierra Club North Olympic Group at 7 p.m. Friday, April 5, at Peninsula College’s Maier Performance Hall, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. Advance tickets ($20) are available at Pacific Mist Books, Port Book and News and www.brownpapertickets.com/event/340452. For more information, e-mail Darlene Schanfald at