A&E briefs — Oct. 25, 2017

Call for artists

In partnership with the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, the North Olympic Land Trust is seeking a local artist to create signing for the exterior of their office at 602 E. Front St., Port Angeles. The selected artists will receive $1,000 for commission and supplies. Applications are due by midnight Friday, Dec. 8. An artist will be selected Dec. 18. For more information about how to apply, visit pafac.org.

Make wirework chains at OPAA program

The Olympic Peninsula Art Association presents a program and demonstration by Susan Cleaves starting on Thursday, Oct. 26, in the parish hall at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. for a meet-and-greet, with a short business meeting at 10 a.m., followed by Cleaves’ program. A resident artist at the Landing Artist’s Studio in Port Angeles, she will demonstrate how she makes her wirework chains. Non-members are welcome; cost for non-members is $5.

PC hosts poet

Peninsula College is honored to present an evening poetry reading by Kim Stafford at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, in Maier Performance Hall, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. The event, co-sponsored by The Foothills Writers Series and Studium Generale, is free and open to the public. A resident of Portland, Ore., Stafford is the author of a dozen books of poetry and prose, the director of the Northwest Writing Institute, and co-director of the Documentary Studies Certificate Program at Lewis and Clark College, where he has taught since 1979. His book, “Having Everything Right,” won a citation for excellence from the Western States Book Awards in 1986. He’ll visit literature classes at PC during the day, sharing his thoughts on American writers and listening to students’ insights and reflections. For more information contact Dr. Kate Reavey at kreavey@pencol.edu.

Studium Generale spotlights ‘Off the Wall’ ceramics

Anne Hirondelle’s “Off the Wall” ceramic creations will be the focus of an Oct. 26 Studium Generale presentation and reception at Peninsula College’s Little Theater, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles, beginning at 12:35 p.m. Hirondelle’s exhibit has been on display in the PUB Gallery of Art since Sept. 19.

Hirondelle has exhibited nationally in one-person and group shows including New York, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Kansas City, Scottsdale and Seattle. She has lived and worked in Port Townsend, Washington, since 1977.

Both the Studium presentation and reception are free and open to the public. For more information, call 360-417-6476.

NOLS adds Libby app

Libby, the free One-Tap Reading App, is now available through the North Olympic Library System, making it easier to access free downloadable content through the library. NOLS offers tens of thousands of eBooks and eAudiobooks through the Washington Anytime Library. Library users who currently access the Washington Anytime Library using the OverDrive app can continue to do so, but Libby provides a new, convenient way read digital content on your phone or tablet. To learn more about Libby before downloading, visit meet.libbyapp.com.

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