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As a young aspiring artist in Japan, Keiko Hara was told she didn’t stand a chance in a world dominated by men.Times certainly have changed. This month, Hara is featured as part of the Bainbridge Arts & Crafts’ special exhibition celebrating Japanese-American artists in honor of the Civil Liberties Act’s 25th anniversary.
The historical garden tour has become a tourist attraction for the island, and over the years it has brought in garden enthusiasts in the hundreds. This week marks their 25th anniversary.
The festival will be back at Battle Point Park Saturday, July 27 for a full day of music on the lawn.
The Eagle Harbor Book Company will present author Judith Brown this weekend with her book, “Trouble? What’s That?”
Over the past two weeks, 17-year-old, Sophia Stoyanovich, has traveled with the National Youth Orchestra to Russia and London as an assistant concertmaster.
The Bloedel Reserve is hosting a series of anniversary celebrations. Starting this August, the reserve will be opening a calendar of events to coincide with the nonprofit’s new master plan projects.
Literature’s most appealing castaways will be flung ashore Bainbridge Island this August, with the Bainbridge Performing Arts’ rendition of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest.”
The Bainbridge Island Studio Tour is 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Aug. 9, 10 and 11.
Last month, geologist and gemstone hunter Houston Wade began the hunt for funding his educational TV pilot, “Get Your Rocks Off with Houston.”
Seattle University’s Kinsey Gallery is honoring sculptor and Bainbridge High School 1958 alumn, Sara Whipple, posthumously, with a solo show of her work in bronze and wood.
Jherek Bischoff didn’t know he would one day arrange orchestral pieces. In fact, it wasn’t until about 2006 that he began to identify himself as someone who could score music. Fast forward seven years, and the Bainbridge Island native has an album featuring orchestral music coupled with such vocal legends as David Byrne and Caetano Veloso and press attention from NPR, the New Yorker, the New York Times and The Guardian. On Aug. 16, Bischoff will return to Bainbridge for his first hometown performance since the release of his 2012 album, “Composed.”
Back in the 1920s, 97-year-old Martha Tipps was a saxophonist and traveling performer. This was when the Bainbridge Senior Living resident was just 6 years old. Tipps will make a public trip down Memory Lane again on Friday, Aug. 9
Unlike other artist studios, one doesn’t just walk into sculptor Will Robinson’s work room. Robinson’s “studio” is an outdoor construction site complete with three cranes, industrial-sized saws fit to cut through boulders, lots of dust and piles and piles of rock.
After reading Cormac McCarthy’s anti-Western novel “Blood Meridian,” the ‘06 BHS alumnus and University of Washington English graduate was driven by the desire to see past the picture Hollywood cinema drew.
The Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show held in small town Sisters, Ore. — population 2,038 — has brought in an estimated 12,500 visitors for the nearly 39 years it has been held.
The Music of Remembrance symphonic ensemble will take islanders on a journey back to the 1930s with a performance at Waterfront Park Community Center. The free show will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7 and will include works by Laszlo Weiner, Marc Lavry, Erwin Schuloff and Osvaldo Golijov
The Bainbridge Island Senior Center hosted a Hawaiian-themed fashion show at the Waterfront Park Community Center to benefit senior programs.
One group of young islanders have taken it upon themselves to open a holiday boutique in time for the shopping season — while also simultaneously helping educate girls in developing countries around the world.
The Bainbridge Island City Council will consider changing the name of the Japanese American memorial at Pritchard Park during this week's meeting.
Fifty years at the Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park & Recreation District didn’t happen over night. From the start of its long life, a community of supporters worked to jumpstart the agency. The first decade of the park district was a time of planning, and laying groundwork for what would become today’s nearly 1,500 acres of park land.