A&E briefs — July 22, 2020

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Backwoods Hucksters featured in ‘Music Where You Park’

The mountain blues stylings of Backwoods Hucksters is featured at KSQM 91.5 FM’s next “Music Where You Park” series, set for at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, at Hollywood Beach Pier, 315 N. Lincoln St., Port Angeles.

The series sees attendees in their parked cars at selected locations by 6 p.m., when KSQM 91.5 FM will begin a broadcast.

The format may vary with each group, organizers say, but will include band member interviews interspersed with music that either inspired the featured musical group or some of their own original tracks. Free raffle tickets are handed out at 6:15 p.m.

For more about Backwoods Hucksters, see www.cortarmstrongguitar.com/backwoods-hucksters.

For more about the series, see ksqmfm.com, email to office@ksqmfm.com or call 360-681-0000.

PA Players set auditions for virtual production

After a two-month delay, Port Angeles Community Players will present “Dear Anita Bryant” by local playwright Ronni Sanlo on a digital format.

Auditions started this week (July 20) and are also held 4-6 p.m. Thursday, July 23, via Zoom. To audition,call 360-452-6651 and leave a message with contact information, or email to pacommunityplayers@hotmail.com to receive audition materials and a link for auditions.

Roles are available for adult women and men. The production, written as a staged reading will be directed by professional actress Carol Swarbrick Dries.

Rehearsals and performances, on Aug. 7 and 8, will also be on ZOOM.

“Dear Anita Bryant” is based on Sanlo’s true life experience of losing custody of her children following a divorce, after coming out as a lesbian. Sanlo becomes a leading national advocate for LGBTQ youth.

The production was originally scheduled to be performed on the Playhouse stage in May.

Port Angele gallery modifies day openings

Harbor Art Gallery, 114 N. Laurel St., Port Angeles, has changed the opening days to Wednesdays through Saturdays, with the hours (11 a.m.-4 p.m.) remaining the same.

Because of popular demand, Nathan Shields will remain the featured artist in the Artist Room in August.

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