Richard D. Oxley

Hays brings his painting home to Bainbridge

Local painter Hank Hays will offer the island a view of his unique work this month at the Bainbridge Bakery, showcasing the distinct Northwest scenes he captures in his oil paintings. Hays’ work is commonly on display, and sells, at galleries in Alaska, though from time-to-time he shows his work on Bainbridge Island.

 

Bloedel Reserve opens its gates for annual sale of rare and unique plants

Bainbridge Island will get a little greener this weekend as rare and unique plants come to the Bloedel Reserve, and hopefully to the homes and gardens of islanders.

 

For the love of music

It’s not uncommon for people to wonder what would happen if they aggressively pursued their passions in life. Singer Nell Robinson won’t have to face not knowing what could have been. Robinson dared not to wonder any longer.

 

M.O.B. Inc. organizes first all-ages open mic show at The 122

Local teens have formed a group called “M.O.B. Inc.” (Musicians of Bainbridge) to put on an all-comers performance at the 122 on Winslow Way from 5 to 8 p.m., Sunday, April 22.

Island poets read their work at the art museum

Poetry Corners—a way for the Bainbridge Island Arts & Humanities Council to engage the community in the art of poetry as well as acknowledge National Poetry Month during April. The council has run the poetry corner competition since 1999, and the next reading is 7 p.m. Saturday, April 28 at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art.

New photography exhibit showcases the gardens that brings us together

OfficeXpats will begin a monthlong showing of local garden enthusiast Terry Moyemont’s remarkable photographs featuring gardens from across the world, and close to home. The exhibit starts Friday, May 4.

Astronomical association gets set for solar show

A solar eclipse and a once-in-a-lifetime event will occur over the next month, and the Battle Point Astronomical Association will have its telescopes ready.

Bloedel Reserve hosts botanical art exhibit

The Bloedel Reserve will feature the professional work of members from the Pacific Northwest Botanical Artists group during the coming month of June.

Naturally beautiful: ‘Woman Unadorned’ exhibit opens

‘Woman Unadorned’ is plain, pretty and powerful. The series is currently showing over the next month at OfficeXpats in the Pavilion off Madison Avenue.

Bloedel Reserve entices visitors to take a different path with installation of labyrinth

Over the past month, visitors to the Bloedel Reserve have had a little extra feature to experience — a labyrinth.

Que Sera comes to Bainbridge Island

Que Sera, a tribute to Doris Day, comes to the island at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 23.

Ovation presents The Pirates of Penzance

Ovation celebrates nine years on stage by bringing back blackbeard blockbuster.

Bainbridge actor hits the stage just for kids

Bainbridge Island is known for its theater. Plays and musicals fill seats and there is always a performance around the corner. Then one island actor asked: What about the kids? Bainbridge Island Storymakers Studio performs plays tailored just for youth audiences.

Former Mad Man artist draws on Bainbridge history

Home is where the heart is, and a picture can say a thousand words. Put those two phrases together and what do you get? Most likely, it resembles something like a pen-and-ink portrait by artist Bill Hemp.

Rock Farm community garden helps feed a hungry Bainbridge

Anita Rockefeller has been hard at work in the weeks leading up to the annual Bainbridge in Bloom event, though not entirely on her featured home garden. Rather, Rockefeller spends much of her time in the community garden she began on her own private property.

Heading out to here: Best-selling author visits Bainbridge

Best-selling author Robert Goolrick to visit Eagle Harbor Book Company.

New museum exhibit tells forgotten island story of the West

Bainbridge Island Historical Museum will debut a new exhibit that tells an adventurous 100-year-old story of four men blazing a trail out of the Old West.

Island man organized bluegrass festival after one-year hiatus

Jeff Hemmat has taken over the reins of the Bainbridge Island Bluegrass Festival for 2012.

Indie Banditas Bazaar features crafty folks

This year’s Indie Banditas Bazaar will include a benefit concert to raise money to support the staff and owners of The 122 after it burned down in July.

The Hoot Hoots headline Bainbridge Island Summer Music Benefit

Local teen, Jordan Sell, organizes summer indie music festival.