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One pilgrim’s progress: Island travel writer talks trio of spiritual journeys

One pilgrim’s progress: Island travel writer talks trio of spiritual journeys

Carla Mackey’s favorite band may not be The Proclaimers, though she has walked 500 miles — and is determined to walk a whole bunch more.… Continue reading

One pilgrim’s progress: Island travel writer talks trio of spiritual journeys
The Rodeo Drive In Movie Theater, Kitsap County’s sole drive-in movie theater, recently reopened after a brief closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Nick Twietmeyer / Bainbridge Island Review

Silver screen escapism: It’s once again showtime at Kitsap County’s sole drive-in theater

Silence your phone and don’t forget the popcorn. After a strong start to the season during a time when many businesses were struggling just to… Continue reading

The Rodeo Drive In Movie Theater, Kitsap County’s sole drive-in movie theater, recently reopened after a brief closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Nick Twietmeyer / Bainbridge Island Review
Travel testimony | ‘Papa and I in Iceland’ by Ryan Powers

Travel testimony | ‘Papa and I in Iceland’ by Ryan Powers

Bainbridge High School freshman Ryan Powers recently traveled to Iceland with his grandfather, Andrew Ulitsky, also of Bainbridge. A budding photographer, he took many photos… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2020
Travel testimony | ‘Papa and I in Iceland’ by Ryan Powers
Island dancers turn to online outlet to share student showcase

Island dancers turn to online outlet to share student showcase

The show must go on — online, that is. The worst American health crisis in a century was not enough to still, even momentarily, the… Continue reading

Island dancers turn to online outlet to share student showcase
Threshold moments: Island author’s debut mixes pictures, poetry, philosophy to inspire and educate

Threshold moments: Island author’s debut mixes pictures, poetry, philosophy to inspire and educate

Threshold, despite being relatively short letter-wise, is a deceptively big word. It is the point at which an effect begins; a level above which something… Continue reading

Threshold moments: Island author’s debut mixes pictures, poetry, philosophy to inspire and educate
Bloedel Reserve reopens with timed ticketing

Bloedel Reserve reopens with timed ticketing

Bloedel Reserve officials recently announced the grounds would again be available for strolling thanks to a special timed ticketing program designed to promote social distancing… Continue reading

Bloedel Reserve reopens with timed ticketing
An excellent exit: Island cartoonist crafts funny frames worth the trip

An excellent exit: Island cartoonist crafts funny frames worth the trip

As Tom Cochrane once said (and many, many others have repeated), “Life is a highway,” full of twists, turns, ups, downs and, of course, exits… Continue reading

An excellent exit: Island cartoonist crafts funny frames worth the trip
‘Gruesome Playground Injuries’ streams from the library

‘Gruesome Playground Injuries’ streams from the library

Island Theatre will present a script-in-hand performance of the poignant comedy Gruesome Playground Injuries, by Rajiv Joseph, in two online streaming presentations at 7:30 p.m.… Continue reading

‘Gruesome Playground Injuries’ streams from the library
‘Macbeth’ moved to next summer

‘Macbeth’ moved to next summer

Something wicked this way comes … eventually. “MacBeth,” the latest offering in Bainbridge Performing Arts’ annual “The Bard at Bloedel” series, originally slated to run… Continue reading

‘Macbeth’ moved to next summer
BPA Theatre School moves summer classes online

BPA Theatre School moves summer classes online

The Bainbridge Performing Arts Theatre School will soon be back in session and officials are now accepting enrollments for four online courses for students age… Continue reading

BPA Theatre School moves summer classes online
‘Virtual Cinema’ offers slew of docs at home

‘Virtual Cinema’ offers slew of docs at home

Virtual Cinema, the at-home rental movie streaming service of Far Away Entertainment, which operates both Bainbridge Cinemas and the historic Lynwood Theatre, among others, is… Continue reading

‘Virtual Cinema’ offers slew of docs at home
Island designer among artists offering work in humanitarian auction

Island designer among artists offering work in humanitarian auction

To roll with change is a skill more necessary than ever in a world where new developments arise so quickly. From political strife to a… Continue reading

Island designer among artists offering work in humanitarian auction
Island author’s latest is heartfelt family saga

Island author’s latest is heartfelt family saga

Bestselling Bainbridge author Susan Wiggs’ latest novel, “The Lost and Found Bookshop” will go on sale Tuesday, July 7. In it, a young woman reeling… Continue reading

Island author’s latest is heartfelt family saga
Register now for second annual pickleball tournament

Register now for second annual pickleball tournament

Registration is ongoing for the upcoming second antnual Bainbridge Island Founders Tournament, the premier pickleball event of the year, again presented by the Bainbridge Island… Continue reading

Register now for second annual pickleball tournament
Stories for the season: Review culture writer picks five flicks to get you stoked about summer

Stories for the season: Review culture writer picks five flicks to get you stoked about summer

As vacation plans have been put on hold and getting together with friends and family just ain’t what it used to be, the start of… Continue reading

Stories for the season: Review culture writer picks five flicks to get you stoked about summer
Hattrup’s playful paintings earn grand prize in island studio tour Youth Art Award

Hattrup’s playful paintings earn grand prize in island studio tour Youth Art Award

A little levity went a long way this year. The whimsical ink-and-watercolor works of Grace Hattrup recently earned her the grand prize for this year’s… Continue reading

Hattrup’s playful paintings earn grand prize in island studio tour Youth Art Award
Bainbridge arts community finds its immunity online

Bainbridge arts community finds its immunity online

Art endures. Creative passions can’t be contained inside one’s own four walls, whatever the intentions of an “invisible enemy” among us. As the COVID-19 outbreak… Continue reading

Bainbridge arts community finds its immunity online
Splendid isolation: Review culture writer picks five stories worth staying in for

Splendid isolation: Review culture writer picks five stories worth staying in for

A wise man told me, when I was very young, “You will never have ample free time and expendable income simultaneously.” Regarding my own life,… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2020
Splendid isolation: Review culture writer picks five stories worth staying in for
Getting well, going home: Island poet’s debut collection explores travel, health, and language

Getting well, going home: Island poet’s debut collection explores travel, health, and language

A fter nearly three decades of considering and arranging the contents of bookshelves, John Willson can now finally file himself. The renowned Bainbridge poet, Island… Continue reading

  • Mar 30, 2020
Getting well, going home: Island poet’s debut collection explores travel, health, and language
A temporary sign announces curbside pickup at Hammy’s. (Luciano Marano | Bainbridge Island Review)

Pleasant Beach Village announces extended curbside service

No need to come inside, thank you. Restaurants at Pleasant Beach Village have announced their decision to extend curbside pick-up and home delivery options, including… Continue reading

A temporary sign announces curbside pickup at Hammy’s. (Luciano Marano | Bainbridge Island Review)