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BPA stages ‘Mamma Mia!” in May

Set sail for paradise this May at Bainbridge Performing Arts with a new production of the storytelling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs and the hilarious… Continue reading

Island symphony stages ‘Rebellion!’

Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra and conductor Mario Alejandro Torres will present a program dedicated to a pair of composers who have stood bravely against oppression and… Continue reading

St. Cecilia again hosts Compline choir

The Men’s Compline Choir of Bainbridge Island will again sing the Office of Compline at 8 p.m. Sunday, April 7 at Saint Cecilia Parish. Compline,… Continue reading

Island Gallery presents ‘Spring Forward’ show

The Island Gallery will present the exhibition “Spring Forward,” a showcase of traditional and contemporary furniture design, in April. The new show opens during the… Continue reading

  • Apr 5, 2019

Art exhibit at the BPA Gallery features The Divine Feminine

“The Divine Feminine” — acrylics on canvas and mixed media by Suzanne Cheryl Gardner — comes to the BPA Gallery in April. The new exhibit… Continue reading

  • Apr 4, 2019

New art show comes to Bainbridge Public Library in April

The Bainbridge Public Library will host an exhibit in April by artist Cynthia Lait. An opening reception for the art show, titled “A Celebration of… Continue reading

  • Apr 4, 2019

Serious fare: BPA Theatre School Teen Lab stage stories of bullies, mortality and school shootings

No kiddie stuff here. The students of Bainbridge Performing Arts’ Theatre School will stage two one-act plays as part of this year’s “Teen Lab” program;… Continue reading

Jazz pianist featured at next First Sunday

Jazz pianist and composer Francesco Crosara will perform as part of the First Sunday Concerts series at Waterfront Park Community Center in April. Crosara will… Continue reading

  • Apr 3, 2019

Trashion Show returns to IslandWood

The fourth annual Bainbridge Island Trashion Show will again be held Sunday, April 14 at IslandWood. There will be two shows this year: a non-juried… Continue reading

A Hollywood holiday: Review culture writer picks five vacation movies

Tis the season to take a break. A Spring Break, that is. And with summer at last in sight (sort of) — it seems an… Continue reading

Film recounts one man’s toxic struggle

The featured film in the next Movies That Matter program is “Idle Threat.” The film is described as a lively look at one man’s spirited… Continue reading

  • Apr 1, 2019

A novel view: Bainbridge grad debuts island-set satire ‘Cheer Up, Mr. Widdicombe’

It begins, as so many Bainbridge stories do, on a tennis court. From there the Widdicombe family’s summer spirals, ultimately involving some drastic decorating, a… Continue reading

Farmers market returns to Winslow Town Square

The Bainbridge Island Farmers Market returns to the Town Square, between city hall and Bainbridge Performing Arts, at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 6 for the… Continue reading

Best Bets for March 29-31 | The Bainbridge Blab

This weekend there are a slew of shows to choose from for those seeking a little live entertainment. In their inaugural joint venture with Bainbridge… Continue reading

Seattle author debuts Bainbridge-set novel

Named one of 2019’s most anticipated reads by LitHub and Entertainment Weekly, Bainbridge Isalnder Evan James’ new novel “Cheer Up, Mr. Widdicombe” is set during… Continue reading

Register now for welcoming tea, talk

The Venerable Khenpo Karma Namgyel Rinpoche will visit Bainbridge Island next week to offer a non-sectarian public teaching. A welcoming tea and public talk is… Continue reading

  • Mar 27, 2019

Gypsy jazz show on tap at BIMA

Perennial Bainbridge Island favorites Ranger and the “Re-Arrangers” will perform with special guest saxophonist Chris Hull at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 31 at the Bainbridge… Continue reading

The sound of Galax: Wild Ponies stampede onto the Treehouse stage

We’ll always be the pinball that bounces between folk, rock and roll, and country.” That’s Telisha Williams, half of the Virginia folk duo Wild Ponies,… Continue reading

‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ is back on the big screen

The 1962 classic “To Kill A Mockingbird” will return to the big screen at Bainbridge Cinemas for a special one-night-only screening at 7 p.m. Wednesday,… Continue reading

BPA Theatre School summer classes now enrolling

The Bainbridge Performing Arts Theatre School summer program is now enrolling prospective pupils of all ages. Under the experienced leadership of Katharine Beddoe, students (ages… Continue reading