Luciano Marano

Island citizenry, cops meet and greet trio of police chief finalists

First dates can be made less awkward if they’re group events. It’s true in matters of romance, and, apparently, city government as well. Residents of… Continue reading

Guest accordion to play with jazz greats

Perennially popular Gypsy jazz performers Ranger and the Re-Arrangers will perform, with special guest Gabe Hall-Rodrigues on accordion, from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov.… Continue reading

Think yours is bad? Review culture writer picks five flicks to make your family seem stellar

There’s just no way around it: You’re going to have to see them. Yes, like carols to the radio, peppermint to your Frappuccino, and Ryan… Continue reading

Briar and Joe Seamons live at the Treehouse

The musical duo of Briar and Joe Seamons will perform at the Treehouse Café at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6. Admission is free, with donations… Continue reading

Island Theatre to present ‘The Realistic Joneses’

“Plays as funny and moving, as wonderful and weird as ‘The Realistic Joneses’ by Will Eno do not appear often on Broadway. “Or ever, really.”… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Outsmarted by a smart phone

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. MONDAY, NOV. 4 2:20 p.m. A 50-year-old transient from Tacoma was arrested for stealing a cell… Continue reading

‘Matilda’ musical comes to BPA stage

Bainbridge Performing Arts will present Roald Dahl’s “Matilda: The Musical” from Friday, Dec. 6 to Sunday, Dec. 22. This magical story of an extraordinary girl… Continue reading

Island authorities warn of increasing holiday-time plague of scams, mail and identity theft

It’s once again the most wonderful time of the year — for criminals. Yes, just as decorations and Christmastime commercials have crept ever earlier into… Continue reading

Bainbridge junior takes 11th at state cross country meet

On the grassy hills of the Sun Willows Golf Course in Pasco, Bainbridge High School junior harrier Sean Westerhout flew past his week-old 5K personal… Continue reading

Spartan boys surge to third-place water polo finish at state tourney

The Spartans ended their season on a win. Two wins, actually. Having lost a scrappy close match to Roosevelt in the semi-final round of this… Continue reading

Waterfront Readers return to senior center stage

Waterfront Readers Theatre will present two performances of “The Chalk Garden” at the Bainbridge Island Senior/Community Center. Director Elinor Weinel said of the story, “This… Continue reading

A drippy dash: St. Cecilia jog-a-thon returns to Bainbridge High School track | Photo gallery

Rain, rain … eh, come or go. It really doesn’t matter. Regardless of the cold, wet weather, Saint Cecilia Catholic School students, parent volunteers, teaches… Continue reading

Out of Order right at home at the Treehouse

Bainbridge-based rhythm-and-blues band Out of Order will return to the Treehouse Café to play at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov 23. Admission to this 21-and-older-only show… Continue reading

Spartans shine in third place state water polo finish | Photo gallery

The Spartans ended their season on a win. Two wins, actually. Having lost a scrappy close match to Roosevelt in the semi-final round of this… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Thief kept going and going and going

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. MONDAY, NOV. 4 12:45 p.m. A 67-year-old Bainbridge Island woman said somebody had entered her garage… Continue reading

Best Bets for Nov. 22-24 | The Bainbridge Blab

For the final weekend before the earnest start of the true holiday season, there are several choices for those seeking a good time on Bainbridge.… Continue reading

Saxophonist Roxy Coss to perform at BIMA

Called “one of the most unique and innovative saxophonists on the scene,” and winner of a 2016 American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers Herb… Continue reading

BPA Theatre School now enrolling winter classes

The Bainbridge Performing Arts Theatre School is now registering for an array of winter classes for pupils of all ages. Students (ages 4 to 7)… Continue reading

Aberdeen ‘Scumbag Country’ frontman comes to the Treehouse

Leroy Virgil, founder and frontman of cult country band Hellbound Glory, will perform a special free concert at the Treehouse Café in Lynwood from 8… Continue reading

BARN Bazaar to feature hundreds of handmade items by local artisans

The third time, it turns out, is even more charming than you’d think. The annual Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network Bazaar is set to return, once… Continue reading