Cecilia Garza

Goodbye Normal Street, hello Bainbridge Island

Turnpike Troubadours take over the Treehouse this Saturday.


Island hosts 24th annual Mochi Tsuki Celebration

The Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community will be taking in the new year on Jan. 6 with the 24th annual mochi tsuki, or “mochi-making.”


BPA presents the 2013 One Act Fest

One Act Fest is back for another year of short comedic plays presented by Bainbridge Performing Arts’ famed Dinah Manoff and Northwest Actors Lab.


BPA presents the 2013 One Act Fest

One Act Fest is back for another year of short comedic plays presented by Bainbridge Performing Arts’ famed Dinah Manoff and Northwest Actors Lab.

BSO opens its doors to young aspiring artists

The Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra is offering a unique opportunity to young aspiring musicians.

Memoirs of a Mariner: Nephew of a Bainbridge Island seafarer brings to life memories of the high seas

Master Mariner J. Holger Christensen dedicated years of his life to the sea, years that also carry a deep connection to Bainbridge Island.

F-U-N-N-Y: The definition, please

BPA presentation of the ‘25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ promises a comedy show good for kids and adults alike.

Monroe musician is winner in BSO Young Artist Competition

The Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra announced violinist Marianne Martinoli, 15, of Monroe as their 2013 Young Artist Concerto Competition winner.

Waterfront Park Community Center presents storytime for grownups

Storytelling is one of those age-old traditions that today collects dust as a faint but fond memory of our childhood. And though briefly revived with the birth of our own families, it is again left behind as our children grow too old to sit in bed and listen to us read the sing-along books we collected for them.

Pegasus lights up its night-time marquee

In the past few weeks, the Pegasus has brought in additions to their above-the-door marquee that owners Jocelyn and Jeff Waite are hoping will encourage another facet to their European-style coffee house: an evening hub.

WAR OF THE WELLES: BHS alumnus brings theater legend to life

This Friday, The Paradise Theater School will be bringing Welles to the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art in its performance, “Rosebud: The Lives of Orson Welles.”

‘Cold Crossover’: Local writer draws on memories of BHS sports and Washington history for new mystery

Tom Kelly moved to Bainbridge Island in 1989 as a sports reporter for the Seattle Times. It was high time for sports reporting around then. Ken Griffey Jr. was cracking a bat for the Mariners, and Seahawks wide-reciever Steve Largent retired the same year.

Fiction novel finds a setting in scientific history

Bernadette Pajer is back again with her Professor Bradshaw Mysteries.

New art museum hauls in donated pieces from Bainbridge Island

One island family donates life-size sculpture by Seattle-based artist Phillip Levine to the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art.

The Island Yoga Space presents a concert of Indian classical music

This month, the Island Yoga Space will be offering a unique experience that promises to be a journey in yogic relaxation for islanders. Renowned musicians Steve Oda and Niel Golden will be performing a night of Indian classical music at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 14.

Grand opening: Art museum opens with events galore

The grand opening of the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art tomorrow, June 14 promises to be an all-day celebration with music, speakers, and of course, art.

SLIDESHOW | Four views of the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art’s first day

The Bainbridge Island Museum of Art opened Friday, June 14 to a massive crowd of art enthusiasts and well-wishers. Here's opening day through the lens of Cecilia Garza.

A real crowd pleaser: A new monument of Bainbridge community and culture

From a vantage point of the Winslow Way and Highway 305 sidewalk, the island's new museum has become familiar to the community over the past year. But last weekend it opened its doors for the first time to visitors letting inside what makes any art museum come alive: people.

BHS teacher wins trip to join Earthwatch Africa Expedition

Boys basketball coach and statistics teacher, Brad Lewis, won a grant last month that will send him on yet another adventure. This time it will be in the African bush alongside Earthwatch statisticians and scientists who are collecting data to study the effects of human life on the leopard population of the region.

Theatre drama hits home on topics of love, life and death

In “life.cycle.,” a new theatre production written by and starring Bainbridge Islanders, caseworkers in the Offices of Reincarnation ask the question: Can love surpass death? The show, which is set to open at Seattle’s Eclectic Theatre next week, promises to be a full-faced drama that collects the laughter, the intensity and the beauty of love that persists into the next life.