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Thanks for our day of giving

  • Nov 19, 2008 at 12:00AM

It turns out that most of what we think we know about Thanksgiving, that apparently most American of all holidays, is not as true as we might think it is.

Hail Ratapalooza, but not vermin themselves

  • Nov 19, 2008 at 12:00AM

A week ago Saturday, RatsPacNW sponsored its Seventh Annual Ratapalooza at the VFW Hall on Mercer Island. (Evidently the Convention Center and Benroya Hall were booked). Ratapalooza is, of course, a festival for rat aficionados featuring rats of all shapes and sizes. This year’s event included rats wearing tiny Halloween costumes, a rat named Snoodles wearing a reindeer outfit, and an appearance by Tanya Hardin’s (no relation) polydactyl rat Hannibal, a black Berkshire rat, which has seven toes (three more than usual) on its front feet and six toes (one more than usual) on its back feet.

WHAT’S HAPPENING

  • Nov 19, 2008 at 12:00AM

Teens – and in a demographically fascinating twist, moms – are in a tizzy about “Twilight.” The forthcoming film, based on the insanely popular Stephenie Meyer book series, opens during waking hours on Friday. Die-hard fans, however, can get an early start with a midnight benefit showing on Nov. 20 at Bainbridge Cinemas at the Pavilion.

Pairing up a one-man band

  • Nov 19, 2008 at 12:00AM

Until recently, Peter Spencer had never recorded with a pianist.

Coat Drive: Girl Scout Troop 50879 is holding a winter

  • Nov 19, 2008 at 12:00AM

coat Drive: Girl Scout Troop 50879 is holding a winter coat drive for Helpline House through Nov. 21. Please donate coats and cold weather clothing in all sizes, new or used and in good condition. Drop boxes are at Wilkes, Ordway and Blakely Elementary schools and Sakai Intermediate School. Contact: Carole Cottle, 780-3009 or ccottle@bainbridge.wednet.edu.

In tough times, heroes rise to churches’ call

  • Nov 19, 2008 at 12:00AM

KITSAP COUNTY – Corporations and individuals are feeling the metaphorical pinch a month after the October financial market crash signaled in economic worry worldwide. Nationally known businesses have filed for bankruptcy and shoppers are turning a closer eye toward their pocketbooks.

Hunting incident sparks concern

  • Nov 19, 2008 at 12:00AM

A Friday encounter between a Springridge Road resident and a shotgun-toting deer hunter has raised questions about firearm laws on Bainbridge.

Other adventures in writing biography" at 2 p.m. Nov.

  • Nov 19, 2008 at 12:00AM

other adventures in writing biography" at 2 p.m. Nov. 22 at the Bainbridge Island Library, 1270 Madison Ave. N on Bainbridge. Info: www.jimwhiting.com or call the library at (206) 842-4162.

Lentil barley stew: It’s what’s for dinner

  • Nov 19, 2008 at 12:00AM

Nature’s kitchen

Theatre will be auditioning actors for “The Rainmake

  • Nov 19, 2008 at 12:00AM

Theatre will be auditioning actors for “The Rainmaker” at 7 p.m. Dec. 1-2 at the theatre, 599 Lebo Blvd. in Bremerton with director David Siskin. Info: www.bremertoncommunitytheatre.org.

‘The Marriage of Figaro’ = some kind of (honeymoon) for Bremerton Symphony and Kitsap Opera

  • Nov 19, 2008 at 12:00AM

This opera, a centuries old tale of love and lust and the comedy of mistaken identity, is rife with marriage and the carnal desire thereof.

All wrapped up in a big red bow

  • Nov 19, 2008 at 12:00AM

What’s Up’s holiday coverage kicks off with the boys from

Even evergreens get the blues

  • Nov 19, 2008 at 12:00AM

Many gardeners are retreating inside to pour through seed and gardening catalogues or explore all those unread gardening books. But, if we do happen to go out into the garden to take advantage of some milder days for clean up and a bit of last minute planting, we may notice some of our evergreen plants looking not so evergreen.

East-coaster-turned-islander set to release new album:

  • Nov 19, 2008 at 12:00AM

Blues picker/singer Pete Spencer has been making music on Bainbridge Island for a little more than five years now — ever since he made his way here from a life of music on the East Coast.

Author recounts journey across the world, tonight

  • Nov 19, 2008 at 12:00AM

Author/explorer/historian Harry Rutstein presents his new adventure memoir, chronicling the his trek in the footsteps of Marco Polo.

The evolution of eclectic, electric cellist Jami Sieber

  • Nov 19, 2008 at 12:00AM

Sieber returns to the Collective Visions

‘The Marriage of Figaro’ = some kind of (honeymoon) for Bremerton Symphony and Kitsap Opera

  • Nov 19, 2008 at 12:00AM

When I talked to her before rehearsal earlier this week, Kitsap Opera founder and artistic director Leone Cottrell-Adkins laughs, “If it would’ve been my choice, I don’t think we would be doing this one ... .”

BREMERTON PUTS OUT CALL TO ARTISTS: The city of Bremer

  • Nov 19, 2008 at 12:00AM

BREMERTON PUTS OUT CALL TO ARTISTS: The city of Bremerton's Arts Commission has proposed a series of seven metal sculptures along Pacific Avenue with a budget not to exceed $50,000. Artist submissions are due by 5 p.m., Dec. 31, apply by mailing 10 digital samples of work along with image list, resume, statement, proof of residency and three references to City of Bremerton Arts Commission, Attn: Pam Bykonen, clerk, 345 Sixth St., Ste. 600, Bremerton, WA 98337. More info at www.ci.bremerton.wa.us under Arts, Parks & Entertainment.

Bainbridge High theater presents 'The Servant of Two Masters'

  • Nov 15, 2008 at 9:00AM updated Nov 17, 2008 at 9:10AM

Barbara Hume’s primary direction to her Bainbridge High School actors this fall has been to “play with the lazzi.”

Getting back to basics at Madrona

  • Nov 15, 2008 at 9:00AM updated Nov 17, 2008 at 9:02AM

Under the attention of teacher Lori Levari and parent volunteers, a group of Madrona School second graders sat in a circle, knitting pencil bags from bright orange yarn.

Change of government forum set for Tuesday | Around the Island

  • Nov 15, 2008 at 8:00AM updated Nov 17, 2008 at 8:58AM

Police have arrested two men thought to be responsible for a string of Bainbridge Island and North Kitsap burglaries and car prowls.

Some see Suzuki as prime for density

  • Nov 15, 2008 at 8:00AM updated Nov 17, 2008 at 8:56AM

If the city-owned Suzuki property could be a considered a pie everyone has wanted a piece of it.

Bainbridge Police Blotter | FYI, Nov. 15

  • Nov 15, 2008 at 8:00AM updated Nov 17, 2008 at 8:53AM

Bainbridge Police reported the following incidents:

Peacock Playtime offers safe place for toddlers and adults

  • Nov 15, 2008 at 4:00PM

For parents with young children, Peacock Playtime provides a unique daytime service found nowhere else on the island.

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