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The ballad of the bullfighter | KITSAP COUNTY FAIR

Ask a bullfighter why they go out there, night after night, and put themselves in harm’s way, and the answer might leave you unsatisfied. Not… Continue reading

Fair headliners promise a myriad of sonic stylings | KITSAP COUNTY FAIR

A “Redneck Yacht Club.” Anthems celebrating the “Young And Foolish.” And exes who don’t even drink whiskey? This year’s talented lineup of musicians set to… Continue reading

Flutist Janet See to perform at next First Sundays Concert

Flutist Janet See will join with violinist Christine Beckman, violist Laurie Wells and cellist NathanWhittaker in a concert of chamber music by Danzi, Mozart, and… Continue reading

  • Aug 22, 2019

Free outdoor jazz concert comes to BPA

The lawn outside Bainbridge Performing Arts will be the venue for a special free Gypsy jazz concert by Bainbridge Island’s own Ranger and the Re-Arrangers.… Continue reading

Seattle thriller author to visit Winslow book shop

“If Alfred Hitchcock were alive today and writing novels, his name would be Kevin O’Brien.” So said Press & Guide of Seattle-based thriller writer Kevin… Continue reading

Atlanta-based Americana artist brings new takes on classic sounds to Lynwood stage

Old and new. Silly and sincere. Raucous and academic. The sonic stylings of Atlanta-based ragtime/Dixieland/Gypsy jazz artist Blair Crimmins and his band The Hookers straddles… Continue reading

Judged blind, ready to be seen: Island Theatre’s 8th Ten-Minute Play Festival returns to Bainbridge stage

Somehow, it happened again. Once more, impossibly, this year’s crop of submissions for Island Theatre’s Ten-Minute Play Festival were both better than ever and consisted… Continue reading

Lineup announced for Bainbridge’s Movies in the Park

Plenty of superheroes, some trolls and a Star Wars prequel. That’s the lineup for this summer’s Movies in the Park program. The Bainbridge Island Metropolitan… Continue reading

  • Aug 16, 2019

Ben Powell, Veronica May to share the Treehouse Stage

Slide guitar virtuoso Ben Powell, along with opener Veronica May, will perform at the Treehouse Café at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16. There is no… Continue reading

Best Bets for Aug. 16-18 | The Bainbridge Blab

There are plenty of choices for those seeking good times on Bainbridge this weekend. First, the big-ticket item on the agenda is the eighth annual… Continue reading

Bainbridge Island Photo Club screens two films on famous photographers

The Bainbridge Island Photo Club will present two short films on famous photographers at the club’s meeting this month. The two featured photographers will be… Continue reading

  • Aug 14, 2019

Olalla Americana Music Festival celebrates 28 years

Touted as “the best small-town countryside festival this side of the cascades,” the 28th annual Olalla Americana Music Festival kicks off this Saturday. Gates open… Continue reading

Wine expert to visit Eagle Harbor Book Company

Paul Zitarelli will stop by Eagle Harbor Book Company at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15 to discuss his book “36 Bottles of Wine.” Zitarelli is… Continue reading

Arlington Fly-In brings back sky-high fun Aug. 16-18

ARLINGTON – The sound of vintage aircraft in the skies over Arlington, ground-level whir of illuminated drones in formation and colorful hot air balloons aglow… Continue reading

Australian dot paintings on display at Jeffrey Moose Gallery

Jeffrey Moose Gallery will host an exhibition of paintings by indigenous artists from Yuendemu, in Australia’s Central Desert, through September. Dot paintings are images rendered… Continue reading

Island teen musician unveils debut single

Lutzie, the stage name of Bainbridge Island teen singer-songwriter Lucia Opalka, will release her new single “Butterfly” later this month. The track will be available… Continue reading

BPA Theatre School now enrolling for fall classes

Bainbridge Performing Arts Theatre School is now registering for an array of fall classes for pupils of all ages. Students (ages 4–7) in Creative Drama… Continue reading

‘Racing’ author to visit Bainbridge Cinemas for film screening

Garth Stein, author of the novel on which the new film of the same name, “The Art of Racing in the Rain,” is based upon,… Continue reading

Speaking with Susan: Island author’s latest is a timely, touching look at community, friendship

It could have gone either way, really. Susan Wiggs was handing over her latest novel — a timely tale shaped in part by rage, she… Continue reading

‘Hello, Dolly!’ is back on the big screen

“Hello, Dolly!” will return to the big screen for a special anniversary screening at Bainbridge Cinemas at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14. The 1969 romantic… Continue reading