A&E briefs — Oct. 9, 2019

  • Wednesday, October 9, 2019 1:30am
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Calligraphy on display

The Peninsula Scribes group offers demonstrations of various styles of calligraphic scripts from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10, at the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave.

The club is a guild that promotes calligraphy, lettering arts, book arts and paper crafting. The group began in 1980, and now numbers about 50 members whose skill levels vary from beginner to professional practitioners.

For more about the group, see www.peninsulascribes.com or email to info@peninsulascribes.com.

Radock’s art on display

Local block print artist Randy Radock’s art is on display through the month of October at Wind Rose Cellars, 143 West Washington St.

Radock moved west from Madison, Wisc., in 1966, and after retiring from an international corporation as a construction manager in 1998 he began block printing and work in his Sequim home studio. He prints on a variety of materials including tapa, slate, papyrus and handmade papers collected on world travels.

Radock has won awards in open and juried exhibits on the Olympic Peninsula and the Seattle area for photography and block printing.

His art may be is on display at the Elwha Klallam Heritage Center Great Hall and at the Harbor Art Gallery, both in Port Angeles.

Radock’s home studio is open by appointment; call 360-681-0382. To see more of his art, see www.randstarimages.com.

Touring comic at PC

Los Angeles, Calif.-based comedian Andy Hendrickson brings his act to the Maier Performance Hall stage at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 11, at Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles.

It is the first of three comedy shows planned by the Associated Student Council for the 2019-20 school year. Admission is free to PC students and by donation to employees and community members.

Hendrickson has appeared on “The Late Show” with David Letterman, “The Late Late Show” with Craig Ferguson, “Gotham Comedy Live” and NBC’s “Last Comic Standing.” He has performed all over the world, including a 2011 trip where he entertained our troops on Outback’s Feeding Freedom Tour on military bases across Afghanistan. His comedy CD “Underachiever” recently released to rave reviews and debuted in the iTunes Top 10.

For more information about the event, contact Jeremiah Johnson at jjohnson@pencol.edu.

Barn dance Oct. 12

The second-annual Fall Harvest Barn Dance is set for 6-11 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 MacLeay Road.

Live square dance and honky-tonk music is provided by the local Sweater Weather String Band, followed by a set from Port Townsend’s DJ Hook. Bring a hearty autumn dish to the potluck, or go for glory at the pie contest.

All ages are welcome. Admission is a suggested $5-10 donation or $20 for the family.

For more information, contact Will Jevne at wrjevne@gmail.com or 360-477-8124, or see m.facebookcom/events/492078988217066.

‘Soul of an Octopus’ talks set in Sequim

The North Olympic Library System hosts several book discussions this fall for the 2019 Clallam County Reads selection, “The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness” by Sy Montgomery.

Talks at the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave., include 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12 (during the Second Saturday Book Discussion Group, and 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 18.

Other Sequim-area reading discussions are set for: 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 15, at the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribal Library, 1070 Old Blyn Highway, Blyn; and 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29, at Dungeness River Audubon Center, Railroad Bridge Park, 2151 W. Hendrickson Road.

Clallam County Reads is a community-wide initiative encouraging participants to engage in a common reading experience.

For more information about the Clallam County Reads program, visit www.nols.org/ccr or email to discover@nols.org.

Buck Ellard at the grange

The Buck Ellard Band plays country favorites and more from 5:30-8 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 20, at the Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 Macleay Road. Cost is $10 per person and includes dinner.

PAFAC benefit in disguise

The Port Angeles Fine Arts Center Benefit is set for 6-9 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, at the arts center, 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd.

Attendees are encouraged to wear their best disguise. The benefit is a 15-and-older event; tickets are $50.

See www.pafac.org/port-angeles-fine-arts-center-benefit.html.

For more information, call 360-457-3532 or email to pafac@olypen.com.

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