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Living history: Rick Chandler, longtime museum curator, chronicler of island culture retires

His name tag simply reads Staff. A woefully insufficient title, given the scope of his responsibilities, but perhaps the only imprecision of his entire career.… Continue reading

Island Theatre brings ‘Heroes’ to the library

Island Theatre will present a staged reading of the poignant comedy “Heroes” by Gérald Sibleyras, adapted by Sam Sheppard, at the Bainbridge Public Library at… Continue reading

Island author, adventurer releases inspirational memoir

Devon Raney, perhaps Bainbridge Island’s most famous “working-class American adventurer,” has authored a new memoir, “Still Sideways: Riding the Edge Again after Losing My Sight,”… Continue reading

Landscape photography on display at Jeffrey Moose Gallery

Jeffrey Moose Gallery, now celebrating its 25th year, is hosting an exhibition of landscape photos by Dr. Richard St. Cyr throughout the month of February.… Continue reading

Best Bets for Feb. 7-9 | The Bainbridge Blab

Rain, rain go away. Or not. Either way, there are plenty of ways to play here on Bainbridge Island this weekend. First off, for those… Continue reading

Photographer turns to canvas for new show at Bainbridge Public Library

Diane Walker will be the featured artist for the February art exhibit at the Bainbridge Public Library. The new show is called “Stormy Weather,” and… Continue reading

  • Feb 5, 2020

Notable Journey to play at Seabold Hall

Notable Journey, an acoustic guitar/vocal duo hailing from the Pacific Northwest, will be the featured performers at the next Seabold Second Saturday. Made up of… Continue reading

  • Feb 4, 2020

Next bake-off at Bainbridge Public Library will feature ‘Cookie Clash’

That’s the way the cookie crumbles. The Great Winter “Nailed-It” Bake-Off continues at the Bainbridge Public Library on Wednesday, Feb. 5 with “Cookie Clash.” The… Continue reading

  • Feb 3, 2020

BAC restarts library benefit book donation program

Bainbridge Arts & Crafts (previously temporarily know as The Art Project) is bringing back its art and design book donation program. Over the years, the… Continue reading

Island symphony to present ‘Women of Power!’ with guest soloist

It’s a very different sort of Ladies Night. The Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra, headed by music director and conductor Mario Alejandro Torres, will present a unique… Continue reading

Movies That Matter to screen coal industry documentary

Movies That Matter will screen the 2017 film “From the Ashes” as its next offering in the series. Climate change and food are the big… Continue reading

Shades of story: Review culture writer picks five flicks to screen for Black History Month

Mardi Gras and Valentine’s Day are still to come, but arguably the most important tradition of the year’s second month begins first thing on the… Continue reading

Island teen debuts three-song LP, new single

Lutzie, the stage name of Bainbridge Island teen singer-songwriter Lucia Opalka, released her third single, “Use You,” and a debut three-song LP, “To Disappear,” earlier… Continue reading

Compline Choir returns Sunday to St. Cecilia’s

The Men’s Compline Choir of Bainbridge Island will sing the Office of Compline at 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2 at Saint Cecilia Parish. Compline, also… Continue reading

Best Bets for Jan. 31 – Feb. 2 | The Bainbridge Blab

It’s sort of the first weekend in February, but not quite. So, while the traditional First Friday festivities are still a week away, consider going… Continue reading

Latest smARTfilm series explores ‘Black Excellence’

The latest iteration of the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art’s regular movie program, smARTfilms, returns Tuesday, Feb. 11. This series, curated by Sade McInnis, highlights… Continue reading

Winner of Something New People’s Choice Award is ‘Daphne’

The Public Art Committee recently announced the winner of the 2019 Something New People’s Choice Award is “Daphne.” Community members were invited to weigh in… Continue reading

Seattle duo to rock Treehouse stage

Seattle songsters Ben Hunter and Joe Seamons will perform a free concert at the Treehouse Café from 8 to 10:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31. There… Continue reading

‘In Search of Identity’ at BIMA auditorium

Karen Vargas, panelist at the recent Bainbridge Island Historical Museum “Handbills of Hate” event, will deliver a presentation about her personal quest to find identity,… Continue reading

Faith, politics and partisanship: Former congressman’s memoir recounts pursuit of ‘A Higher Calling’

Former congressman Don Bonker is looking back to look ahead. The Bainbridge Island resident’s new memoir, “A Higher Calling,” is a reflection on the man’s… Continue reading