Arts and Entertainment

WHAT GOES ON | Kitsap A&E Calendar for the Week March 13-20

Beginning March 13, the Port Orchard Theater will play  “Slumdog Millionare,” “Frost/Nixon,” and “Waltz With Bashir.” For more info, see the FILM section. - Courtesy Photo
Beginning March 13, the Port Orchard Theater will play “Slumdog Millionare,” “Frost/Nixon,” and “Waltz With Bashir.” For more info, see the FILM section.
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CELTIC FIDDLING WORKSHOPS: Local fiddling master Jane Landstra (of Dancing Bow Studio and the Country Capers) will lead an eight-week Cape Breton air strahtspey and reel set fiddling workshop for intermediate fiddlers (with at least one year of experience) from 7-9 p.m. Thursdays through May 7 at Peninsula Violin Shop, 18846 Front St. in Poulsbo. Tuition is $160. Info: (360) 697-6192,,

POSTER CONTEST: The Kitsap Arts and Crafts Festival is accepting applications for its 50th Anniversary Commemorative Poster Contest. For applications, go to and select “2009 Call to Artists.” Deadline June 1, cash prize $100. Info: call Evy at (360) 297-2828 or e-mail

THE POULSBO ARTIST LEAGUE: An association of artists of all media, meets from 12:30-3:30 p.m. every Wednesday (except during the month of December) at the Vinland Luteran Church on Finn Hill Road to work on individual pieces. Guest are welcome. Contact Mike Clayton at (360) 930-8171 or for more information.

THE SOUTH KITSAP ARTISTS ASSOCIATION: Meets from 7-9 p.m. on the fourth Monday of every month (excluding June, July, August and December) at Cedar Heights Junior High School, room 302, 2220 Pottery Ave. in Port Orchard. All interested artists are welcome, annual dues are $25. Info: Call Bob at (360) 692-5375.

CALL TO ARTISTS: Kitsap Arts and Crafts, the annual North Kitsap arts festival has applications available for both the juried and open art shows for its 50th annual event, slated for July in Kingston. Contact Denise at (360) 731-0412 or e-mail to apply. Info:

CALL FOR ARTISTS: The Gig Harbor Summer Art Festival invites artists and craftspeople to apply for the 25th annual festival this year. This year’s screening will be held March 14, all pertinent information for applying can be found in the Artist Application form, available at Info: E-mail

CALL TO ARTISTS: The Bainbridge Island Studio Tour is accepting applications for the 2009 Summer and Winter Studio Tours, slated for Aug. 7-9 and Dec. 4-6, respectively. Artists can apply for one or both events at this time. Application forms and more details can be found in the “For Artists” section of, as well as at the Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce or by calling tour manager Dinah Satterwhite at (206) 842-0504.Info:

CALL TO ARTISTS: Offering opportunities for show in small venues in Poulsbo and Kingston, call Evy at (360) 297-2828 or e-mail for more info.

COMMUNITY GRANTS: Bainbridge Community Foundation is accepting applications, from 501(c)(3) designated organizations, for its annual community grants cycle. A letter of inquiry must be submitted by March 15; final grants must be received no later than April 15 to be considered. Guidelines and forms can be found at Info: E-mail or call Jean at (206) 842-0433.

KAG WINTER SPECIAL: Through March there will be no buy-in requirement and no six-month contract to join the Kingston Art Gallery, and consignments will also be considered. For more information, call the jury chairperson at (360) 697-4275 or e-mail Info:

CRAFTERNOONS: Kitsap Regional Library in Little Boston hosts crafternoons for crafters to get together and work on handmade projects at 2:30 every Wednesday at 31980 Little Boston Road in Kingston. Info: or call (360) 297-2670.

A IS FOR ARTISTS GALLERY: A not-for-profit artist owned and run gallery on Bainbridge Island is seeking artists. Info: or call (206) 842-2434.

THE VERKSTED GALLERY: A 20-year old cooperative art gallery located at 18937 Front St. in Poulsbo is now accepting applications from artists in the following mediums: baskets, fiber art, leather work, oils, acrylic, metal art, encaustic, and other unique arts and crafts. Must be able to work two days a month, participate in committee work and pay a monthly rent. To apply pick up an application from the gallery or call Lynn at (360) 297-4096. Info:

THE SOUTH KITSAP ARTISTS: Association meets from 6-8 p.m. on the fourth Monday of the month at Cedar Heights Junior High School — 2220 Pottery Ave. in Port Orchard. Doors open at 5:45 p.m., visitors, first-timers welcome. Info: Call president Loretta Anderson at (360) 876-1415.

GLASS ART JUNKIES: A group with interests in all kinds of glass art from beaded to fused and stained glass meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at the Subway near the Silverdale Albertsons. All skill levels welcome. Info: Susan at (360) 598-4600.

DRAWING THE HUMAN FIGURE: Life Drawing (the human figure) classes are held from noon to 2 p.m. each Monday at the Bremerton Eagles at sixth and Washington. Cost is $10 per class. Info: (360) 377-7296.


POULSBO PLAYERS: Will host auditions for “I Love a Piano,” by Irving Berlin. Six performers — three women and three women — are needed to perform from more than 50 songs. Strong vocals are a must, dancing preferred. Auditions will be 1 p.m., 2 p.m. or 3 p.m. March 15, or 6 p.m. or 7 p.m. March 18. Auditions will be held at the Jewel Box Theatre, 225 Iverson St. in Poulsbo. Info: (360) 297-0848 or e-mail

SING A SONG: The Puget Soundsters, a non-profit, community service, four-part chorus that sings for community events and local groups, is starting a new season and are looking for singers in all parts. The group meets at 7 p.m. Mondays at Unity Church, 1712 Trenton Ave in Bremerton. Info: Jeanie at (360) 871-3260.


INTERNATIONAL COMEDY: The Admiral Theater will host the Best of Seattle International Comedy Competition at 8 p.m. March 21. The show features alumni of the Seattle International Comedy Competition headliner Ty Barnett, who got his comedy start at the Comedy Underground in Seattle. This show might not be suitable for all ages. The Admiral is located at 515 Pacific Ave. in Bremerton. Tickets: main floor reserved, $25; loge reserved, $25; balcony reserved, $20.


SECOND SATURDAY DANCE: The March Dance will begin with a Salsa workshop with guest instructor Gene Magalanes and Educated Feet instructor Sheila Phillips at 7:30 p.m., followed by a DJ’d dance of swing, latin and ballroom at 8:15 p.m. March 14 at the Island Center Hall, 8395 Fletcher Bay Road on Bainbridge. Cost is $5 for teens, $10 for adults, including the workshop. Info:

OLYMPIC PERFORMANCE GROUP: Presents “The Toymaker’s Doll” (aka “Coppelia”), a ballet about a toymaker who dreams of bringing a doll to life, at 11:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. March 14 and again at 2 p.m. March 15 with a special reduced admission, community outreach performance at 6:30 p.m. March 13 at the North Kitsap Auditorium, on the North Kitsap School District complex off of Hostmark Street in Poulsbo. Tickets are $16 for adults, $12 for students and seniors plus group rates available in advance. Info: or call (206) 842-1205.

BALLROOM DANCE LEADERS: Learn the simple techniques of how to be a good “leader” in ballroom dancing during Thursday morning classes at the Bremerton Elks, 4131 Pine Road NE in Bremerton. Classes start at 10:30 and at 11:30 a.m. No partner necessary. Info: Call Jan at (360) 377-5181.

WINTER TANGO CLASSES: Central Kitsap Community Schools presents Tango Dance Classes led by Jerry and Becky Deeter through March 26 at Fairview Jr. High School off of Central Valley Road in Bremerton. Classes, 7-8:30 p.m. every Thursday, consist of basic and intermediate steps of the Tango routine. Cost is $70 per couple, $60 per couples ages 65 and up. Info: Call CK Community Schools at (360) 662-1638 or call Jerry at (360) 799-4686.

BALLROOM DANCING: Is offered from 2-5 p.m. every Sunday at the Port Orchard Eagles, 4001 Jackson Ave. NE in Port Orchard, dancing to the live big band sounds of Eric Liebmann and Co. Cost is $3 for members, $5 for non. Info: or call (360) 876-2338.

LINE DANCERS: Kitsap Kickers Line Dance Club meets every Friday and Sunday, 9161 Washington Ave. NW, Silverdale. Fridays: beginners 6-7:30 p.m., $2; advanced 7-9:30 p.m., $4; Sundays: beginners 5-6:30 p.m., $2; advanced 6-8:30 p.m., $4. Information: (360) 697-6753.


MARK NIZER: Will combine original comedy, world class juggling, movement, music and technology for the purposes of family entertainment. He’ll play at 7 p.m. March 20 at the Admiral Theater, 515 Pacific Ave., Bremerton. Tickets: main floor reserved, $22; loge reserved, $18; balcony reserved, $12. Info: (360) 373-6743.

JUNGLE EXPLORERS: At KiDiMu. In March, all are welcome to join KiDiMu Explorers and performing artists, Guy Sidora (Saturdays) and Shaun Pearson (Sundays), for special interactive tours of KiDiMu. It’s an adventure, packed with fun challenges, movement and creativity. All ages welcome at 11 a.m. March 14 and 1:30 p.m. March 15. Info: (206) 855-4650 or

VARIETY SHOW: Tickets are now on sale for In-the-Round The Marionette Family Show. On March 21, join puppeteer artists, Terry and Shirley McManus, at the Island Center Hall for an arena-style show. Puppet crafts will accompany the shows. Show times are 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tickets: $7/member, $10/non-member (+ $5 if attending both shows). Admission is free for children younger than 1. Proceeds will benefit KiDiMu. Info/tickets: (206) 855-4650.

STORYTIME AT THE LIBRARY: The Poulsbo branch of the Kitsap Regional Library presents baby storytime (ages 1-18 months) at 1 p.m. each Tuesday and toddler storytime (ages 18 months-3 years) at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. each Wednesday, 700 Iverson St. in Poulsbo. Info: or call (360) 779-2915.

STORYTIME: Barnes and Noble, in the Kitsap Mall, hosts a weekly storytime for kids at 11 a.m. every Saturday. Info: Call the store at (360) 698-0945.

KITSAPART SCHOOL OF THE ARTS: Offers classes ranging from cartooning to three-dimensional drawing to animal art for kids ages 8 to teens at its school, 3425 NW Byron St. in Old Town Silverdale. Info: or call (360) 662-1542.


THE LATE CHUCK SMART: Is being honored at Old Town Custom Framing & Gallery, which will showcase his work, “Smart Women,” during the month of March. Smart will be the featured artist for the Silverdale artwalk from 6-8 p.m. on March 13. His work will be presented by his wife, Dawn Smart and his creative partner, Anne Sweet. Old Town Custom Framing & Gallery is located at 3255 NW Lowell St., Old Town Silverdale. Info: (360) 698-1507.

ANNUAL OC PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW: The annual Olympic College Winter Photography Show will hang through April 13 at the Haselwood Library at OC Bremerton. Info:

OLD TOWN SILVERDALE ART WALK: The next Old Town Art Walk will be from 6-8 p.m. March 13 featuring 10 juried artists at eight venues along with five other independent galleries and various business promotions throughout Old Town Silverdale. Free. Info:

STREETS AND ROADS: Are the focus of the next group show at Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, slated through March 31, 151 Winslow Way on Bainbridge. “Artists travel from country lanes to city boulevards to four-lane highways; by bicycle or Amtrak; past street signs and billboards” the BAC press release reads. An artists reception is slated for 6-8 p.m. March 6. One of the artists in the show, perspective-master Barbara Wilson will be painting in the gallery from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. March 21. Info: or call (206) 842-3132.

WHIDBEY ISLAND PAINTERS: Marty Rogers and E.L. Jorgensen will be featured March 28 at the Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way on Bainbridge. An artists’ reception is slated for 6-8 p.m. during First Friday, March 6. Info: or call (206) 842-2063.

HALL BROTHERS SHIPYARD EXHIBIT: An exhibit exploring the history of wooden shipbuilding on Bainbridge Island will be open at the Bainbridge Island Historical Society Museum, 215 Erickson Ave. on Bainbridge. Open 1-4 p.m. daily, except Tuesdays. Info:, or call (206) 842-2773.

NIGHT ON THE TOWN: Every first Friday of the month, from 4-8 p.m., business throughout downtown Port Gamble are open late, most featuring local artwork while the General Store hosts a special monthly dinner. Info: or call (360) 297-8074.


TECHNO THRILLER AUTHOR: Richard Aaron will be reading from his first novel “Gauntlet,” at 6:30 p.m. March 13 at the Silverdale Barnes & Noble. “Gauntlet” chronicles the events surrounding government agencies trying to prevent an impending terrorist attack. Info: (360) 698-0945.

BOOK SALE: The Friends of the Library will have a book sale to benefit the Bainbridge Library from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 14. Info:

CHILDREN’S AUTHOR: Patrick Jennings will be reading from his book, “We Can’t All Be Rattlesnakes,” at 11 a.m. March 14 at the Silverdale Barnes & Noble. The book tells the tale of a gopher that a little boy who mistakes a gopher snake for a rattlesnake and puts the snake in a terrarium. Info: (360) 698-0945.

SUSPENSE AUTHOR: Gregg Olson, will share from “Heart of Ice,” the second in a series revolving around a rural Washington sheriff and single mom, Emily Kenyon. He’ll read from his latest work and have his previous books available from 3-5 p.m. March 14 at the Silverdale Barnes & Noble. Info: (360) 698-0945.

TRAVELOGUE SERIES: Featuring “South Africa” with Matthew Brumley, owner of Earthbound Exhibitions, will be at 7:30 p.m. March 18 at the Bainbridge Island library, 1270 Madison Ave. N, Bainbridge. Info: (206) 842-4162.

OLD & RARE BOOK SALE: Hosted by the Friends of the Library, will unlock a treasure trove of beautiful old and rare books during this special thr ee-day book sale. The sale will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 20-22 at the Port Orchard library, 87 Sidney Avenue, Port Orchard Info: (360) 876-2224.

LIBERTY BAY BOOKS’ LUCKY 13: In celebration of the Poulsbo bookstore’s 13th anniversary (this month) Liberty Bay will be hosting a month full of events. kicking off with kids day at 11 a.m. Meet and greet with local authors, including possibly a few current New York Times’ bestsellers, at 6:30 p.m. March 13. The stores Book & Wine club’s topic of conversation will be discussing Australian wines and Australian-born author and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Geraldine Brooks’ novel “People of the Book.” And finally, the store hosts a Bookclub Mixer (bring your entire book club they say) at 6:30 p.m. March 26. Liberty Bay is located at 18881 Front St. in downtown Poulsbo. Info:, (360) 779-5909.

BAINBRIDGE BOOK SALE: The Bainbridge Friends of the Library will be hosting a book sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 14 at the Bainbridge Library, 1270 Madison Ave. N on Bainbridge, to benefit the library coffers. Info:,

‘THE WEATHER OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST:’ The preeminent authority on Northwest weather, University of Washington professor of atmospheric sciences Cliff Mass will discuss the intricacies of Northwest weather through his comprehensive and authoritative guide at 3 p.m. March 15 at Eagle Harbor Books, 157 Winslow Way on Bainbridge. Info:, or call (206) 842-5332.

AUTHOR AND MANAGEMENT ADVISOR: Michael Lisagor will lead discussion on the topic “How To Share the Words You Live By” at the next Field’s End Writers’ Roundtable at 7 p.m. March 17 at the Bainbridge Island Library, 1270 Madison Ave. N on Bainbridge. Free, open to writers of all levels and interests. Info: or call (206) 842-4162.

‘AGENDA FOR A NEW ECONOMY:’ Island author, lecturer and engaged citizen David C. Korten, author of “The Great Turning, When Corporations Rule the World” and “The Post-Corporate World” will discuss his new book “Agenda For A New Economy: From Phantom Wealth to Real Wealth” at 7:30 p.m. March 19 at Eagle Harbor Books, 157 Winslow Way on Bainbridge. Info:, or call (206) 842-5332.

FIELD’S END WRITERS’ CONFERENCE: Registration continues for the Fourth Annual Field’s End Writers’ Conference, a day-long event featuring keynote speaker Mignon Fogarty, creator of the popular podcast, Grammar Girl, slated for April 18 at Kiana Lodge in Suquamish. Info: or call (206) 842-4162.

HOW TO WRITE THE MIDDLE GRADE NOVEL: Local children’s author Suzanne Selfors will be leading a four-session writers workshop on the middle grade novel, for the 8-12-year-old reader, during four consecutive Mondays through March 13 at the Bainbridge Public Library, 1270 Madison Ave. N on Bainbridge. Open to writers of all levels. Register through


ST. PATRICKS DAY WARMUP: With Gil Yslas, Rick May, and David Denz. An acoustic concert of traditional and contemporary Celtic tunes, featuring wooden flute, uilleann pipes (Irish bagpipes), bodhran (Irish drum), fiddle, pennywhistle, and guitar. The music begins at 7:30 p.m. March 13 at at the Island Music Guild, 10598 Valley Road, Bainbridge. Admission $10. Gil and Rick’s CD “Kids in a Candy Store” will also be available for sale. Info: (206) 780-6911.

LIVE AT THE PEGASUS: Massachussetts transplant Nellie Bentz, “an iron fist in a velvet glove” will play at 7:30 p.m. March 13, followed by Olympia songwriter Terry Holder at the same time March 14. Sunday, March 15, will be an open mic for all styles. All shows are all ages, by donation at the Pegasus, 131 Parfitt Way on Bainbridge. Info: or call (206) 842-6725.

STONE AXE: Will be having its CD release with the Golden Pig Electric Blues Band and Sower of Discord at 9:30 p.m. March 13 at Winterland, followed by Big John Bates and the Voodoo Dollz with James Hunnicutt and the Hot Roddin Romeos at the same time March 14. Both shows are 21+, $5 cover at Winterland, 1220 Sylvan Way in Bremerton. Info:

THE PROLIFIX: Will be rockin the Manette Saloon with Chyeah! Chyeah! and Vera the Ghost at 9 p.m. March 13, followed by Rane Stone and Dead Roots Revival at the same time March 14. Next week, Alan Davis plays acoustic March 18, followed by the Parker Brothers acoustic March 19.

THE AFRODISIACS: A funkadelic tribute band will be throwing down at 9 p.m. March 15 at Slip 45, 715 Bay St. in Port Orchard. 21+, $8 cover. Info:

THE GLOBAL BEAN HOSTS: Original folk rock from the band 41 miles at 8 p.m. March 13, followed by the acoustic rock, folk and jazz of Stuart Hagar at the same time March 14. Next week, Mark Moore plays acoustic Americana blues at 7 p.m. March 18. All shows are all ages, cup of coffee for the cover at the Bean, 2021 NW Myrhe Road in Silverdale, Ste. 101. Info:

TIZLEYS EUROPUB: Features Me and the Boys at 8 p.m. March 13, followed by the acoustic blues of Mark Moore at the same time March 14. Both shows are all ages, bar w/ ID, no cover at Tizleys, located upstairs off of Front Street in Poulsbo. Info:

SEABOLD SECOND SATURDAY: Fine harper and songstress Emily Groff performs on March 14 at Seabold Community Hall, 14451 Komedal Road on Bainbridge Island. Acoustic Open Mic begins at 7:30 p.m.; sign-ups from 6:30-7 p.m., followed by featured act. Play or pay $5, admission for children is free. Hot drinks, bottled water and cookies for sale. For more information, call Larry Dewey at (360) 842-5099.

VIRTUOSO PIANIST: Byron Schenkman will give a performance of works by Haydn and Mendelssohn at the Bloedel Reserve, 7571 NE Dolphin Drive NE Bainbridge Island, at 4:30 p.m. March 15. Info: (206) 842-7631. Admission fee includes light refreshments.

MUSE CELTIC: Folk music for the whole family, will be presented at 2 p.m. March 18 at the Sylvan Way Library, 1301 Sylvan Way, Bremerton. Info: (360) 405-9100.

GRAMMY AWARD WINNERS: Tingstad and Rumbel will host a CD release concert 7 p.m. March 21 at Island Center Hall.They’ll perform virtuoso American finger-style guitar and beautiful melodic woodwinds inspired by music from America, Asia, the British Isles and Spain. Island Center Hall is located at 8395 Fletcher Bay Road. Advance Tickets are $18, Tickets at the door are $20, and youth tickets are $10. Advance tickets available at Winslow Drug or at the box office. Info: (206) 842-2306 or

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Is set to take center stage at 7:30 p.m. March 20 at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church. The program includes Bach’s cantata Ich habe genug along with one of his flute sonatas and the Italian Concerto for solo harpsichord by Johann Sebastian. The cantata Ihr volker hört by Georg Philipp Telemann from his Harmonischer Gottesdienst will also be performed. Admission is by donation; suggested donation is $15, with youth 18 and under encouraged to attend for free. Info: (206) 842-5601.

GOLDY McJOHN AND FRIENDZ: Goldy McJohn, the only original member of Steppenwolf still touring, will be coming back through Port Orchard with his new outfit Goldy McJohn and Friendz at 9 p.m. March 20 at Slip 45, 715 Bay St. in Port Orchard. Devorah and Roger Fisher (founding member of Heart) will open the show. 21+, tickets are $10. Info:,

CLASSICAL PROGRAM: Judith Alexandra (Alex) Miller, Mezzo Soprano, will present a classical program of Lieder and Operatic Arias at 7 p.m. March 20 at Collective Visions Gallery, 331 Pacific Ave., Bremerton. Tickets: advanced sales, $15; at the door, $17. Info: (360) 377-8327.

‘SOLOSTIMMEN:’ Joshua Roman, renowned former Seattle star cellist, will play Tchaikovsky’s “Variations on a Rococo Theme” with the Bremerton Symphony Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. on March 21 at the Bremerton High School Performing Arts Center. Guest conductor Alan Futterman also leads the Bremerton Symphony Orchestra through Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 and Shostakovich’s Symphony #9. Tickets are $24 for adults and $10 for youth. Info: (360) 373-1722.

REMEMBRANCE: Bainbridge Chorale Concert presents Remembrance, the Bainbridge Island premiere presentation of Dona Nobis Pacem by contemporary Latvian composer Peteris Vasks, as well as the mid-20th century classic Requiem by Maurice Durufle. Free pre-concert lecture will be Saturday evening at 6:45 p.m. on March 21. Performances will be 8 p.m. March 21 and 3 p.m. March 22 at the St. Cecilia Catholic Church, Bainbridge Island. Info: or (360) 780-2467.

SLAND MUSIC GUILD: Will rock with the sounds of Kidcrash, Degania, Madrid, Language of the Cavement, Chief Joseph at 6 p.m. March 21 at the Island Music Guild, 10598 Valley Road, Bainbridge. Admission is $5 at the door. Info: (206) 780- 6911.

CHAMBER MUSIC: “From East to West” Radical & Conservative Modern Styles, features performances by five excellent young Bainbridge Island musicians: The program will include short piano pieces by Sergei Prokofiev; the opening movement of the second Piano Trio of Joaquín Turina; settings of poems by Walt Whitman and Wallace Stevens by Ned Rorem; and the first Quartet for Piano and Strings by Gabriel Fauré. Performers include mezzo-soprano Barbara Hume; violinists Peggy Spencer and Michael Weiland; violist Katherine McWilliams; cellists Zon Eastes and Maia Wolf; and pianists Laetitia Lehman-Pearsall, Karis Hanson, James Quitslund and Julia Ringo. The concert will be from 3 p.m. March 22 at Bainbridge Performing Arts, 200 Madison Ave. N., Bainbridge. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors, students, youth, military, and teachers. Info: 206.842.8569 or

‘OF SACRED AND SUBLIME:’ The next Bremerton Symphony Concert Chorale performance will include Mozart, Bach, Faure, Lauridsen and more, directed by LeeAnne Campos at 7:30 p.m. March 14 at the Sylvan Way Baptist Church, 900 Sylvan Way in Bremerton. Tickets are $24 adult, $10 youth. Info:


CLEAR CREEK WALK: Join Lynn Whipple of the Great Peninsula Conservancy for a leisurely walk along the Clear Creek Trail meeting at the trailhead at 10 a.m. March 14 in Silverdale. Suitable for all ages, no participant limit. Call the GPC at (360) 373-3500 to sign up. Info:

MASTER GARDENER SEMINARS: The Master Gardener Foundation of Kitsap County presents a series of monthly seminars (every third Wednesday), starting with Jim Rodman discussing plant nomenclature at 1 p.m. March 18 at the Eagle’s Nest at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds, 1200 NW Fairgrounds Road in East Bremerton. Info:

GREATER PENINSULA CONSERVANCY: Is leading a Buck Lake/Hansville Greenway Hike on March 22. Join Millard Martin on this easy, six-mile walk through the heart of the Hansville Greenway, an open space preserve. Info: (360) 373-3500.


CSTOCK: Presents A Musical Collage, written and arranged by a talented group of teens and young adults, ages 13-21, and the CSTOCK student committee. It is rated appropriate for all ages. Performances will be 7:30 p.m. March 20 and 21 and 6 p.m. March 22, at the CSTOCK theater, 9729 Silverdale Way NW, Silverdale. Tickets: 12 years old and older, $10; ages 4-11, $7; admission is free for children 3 and younger. Info: (360) 692-9940.

SNOW WHITE ON STAGE: Dance Arts Theater of Silverdale presents “Snow White and the Seven Woodsmen” with “Les Patineurs” (The Skaters) and “Ballet Tapestry” 7:30 p.m. March 28 and 2:30 p.m. March 29 at the Bremerton High School Performing Arts Center. All seats in the reserved section $14, general admission $12, senior citizens/students/children 18 and younger, $7. Group rates are available. Tickets are available from any cast member or at the door. Info: (360) 692-4395.

THE ATOMIC BOMBSHELLS: Seattle’s reigning queens of modern burlesque will be back on Bainbridge for their biggest show yet, celebrating the feminine form with good humor and style at 8 p.m., one night only March 14 at Bainbridge Performing Arts, 200 Madison Ave. N on Bainbridge. Tickets are $20 per person. Info:, or call (206) 842-8569.

CHANGING SCENE THEATRE NORTHWEST: Presents “All the Great Books, Abridged” March 13-28 upstairs at the Panda Bay Inn, 4180 Kitsap Way. Directed by Darren Hembd (who recently directed the “Complete History of America (Abridged)” at the Changing Scene), it’s a wacky comedy exploring 86 great works of literature in less than two hours, starring Pavlina Morris, Briana Osborne and Anna Reihl. Tickets are $25 including an authentic Chinese meal and the show. A limited number of “show only” tickets will be available at the door. Reservations are required (360) 792-8601. Info:


DOING THE TIME WARP AGAIN: By overwhelming demand, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” is back for a March 13 performance at the Port Orchard Theater. Tickets are on sale now at the box office. Info: or call (360) 850-1082.

PORT ORCHARD THEATER: Is showing the best of what’s on film today. Tickets are on sale now at the box office. Beginning March 13: Slumdog Millionare, Frost/Nixon, Waltz With Bashir. All matinees before 6 p.m. are $6.75. Info: or call (360) 850-1082.

‘FUEL:’ Is showing for one week at the Lynwood, 4569 Lynwood Center Road NE, Bainbridge, starting on March 13 along with “Reader” and the Celluloid Bainbridge Film Festival slated for one day only March 15. Jim Guy from the “Fuel” film hosting a post-film Q & A on Friday and Saturday. Info: (206) 842-3080 or

‘WENDY AND LUCY:’ Starts March 20 at The Lynwood, 4569 Lynwood Center Road NE, Bainbridge. “Wendy and Lucy” is a girl-and-her-dog movie, rooted in awonderful performance by Michelle Williams as Wendy, who washes up in a downtrodden Oregon town with no money, a dead car, a dream of a canning factory job in Alaska, and a friendly pooch named Lucy. Info: (206) 842-3080 or

ENVIRONMENTAL FILM SERIES: “Yes We Must!” an environmental film and discussion series looking at the promises and challenges of green buildings, water infrastructure, moral and environmental impacts of food choices, and more will be Friday evenings through March 27 at the Eagle Harbor Congregational Church Fellowship Hall, 105 Winslow Way on Bainbridge. Doors open at 6:45 p.m., film to follow at 7 p.m., then followed by discussion. March 13 will feature “March Point” in which three Native American youth explore themselves, their environment and the threats they face. Free, but donations will be accepted. Info:


GIL YSLAS AND FRIENDS: Will present a Paddy Day Concert at 7:30 p.m. March 13 at the Island Music Guild Hall, 10598 Valley Road on Bainbridge. All ages, $5 cover. Info: or call (206) 780-6911.

AN DOCHAS: The Spokane-based traditional Irish rock group, back at the Admiral by popular demand, will be playing in tandem with the Haran Irish Step Dancers at 8 p.m. (dinner at 6:30 p.m.) at the Admiral Theatre, 515 Pacific Ave. in Bremerton. All ages, bar w/ ID, tickets are $25-$12 ($56 w/ dinner). Info:, or call (360) 373-6743.

FOLK PUNK ROCKER COLIN SPRING: Will be coming to Poulsbo to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at 8 p.m. March 17 at Tizley’s Europub, located upstairs off Front Street in downtown Poulsbo. all ages, bar w/ ID, no cover. Info:,


BENEFIT FOR KITSAP CO-COOP: Monica’s Waterfront Bakery will donate a portion of its proceeds on March 13 to the Kitsap Food Co-op. Drop off a donation to the food bank or homeless shelters and receive a free cookie or taste of house wine. Monica’s is located at 3472 NW Byron St., Old Town Silverdale. Info: (360) 698-2991.

YOUR HOME IN BLOOM: Is this year’s theme for the Peninsula Home & Garden Expo March 13-15 at the Kitsap Fairgrounds Pavilion, Presidents Hall & VanZee Building. Show hours are 2-8pm March 13, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 14 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 15. Info: (360) 479-5778 or Art Castle at (360) 731-4444.

F67 CAMERA CLUB: Will meet at 6:45 p.m. on March 16 in room 106 in the Art Building on Bremerton’s Olympic College Campus. Info:: (360) 275-3019 or

FRIDAY NIGHT WINE DOWN: Wind down your week or wind up your weekend with a wine tasting at Monica’s Waterfront Bakery from 4-6:30 p.m. March 20. You will get three taste tickets for $5 or 6 taste tickets for $8.50. Complimentary snacks will be available. Monica’s is located at 3472 NW Byron St., Old Town Silverdale. Info: (360) 698-2991.

BIGS: The Bainbridge Island Genealogical Society will meet at 10 a.m. Friday March 20, in the Bainbridge Island Public Library meeting room. Suggested donation for non-members is $5. Info: (360) 842-6059 or

THE ART OF BPA: Enthusiasts and patrons for The Art of BPA, an extravagant evening celebrating the arts of theatre, music, food and wine, to benefit Bainbridge Performing Arts at 6:30 p.m. March 20 at BPA, 200 Madison Ave. N. Tickets are $125 per person. Info/RSVP: (206) 842-4560.

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