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

Best Bets for Jan. 24-26 | The Bainbridge Blab

It’s a varied menu on tap this weekend on Bainbridge, in more ways than one, but with several choice optiosn for those seeking fun. “Next… Continue reading

Bainbridge podcast makes 2019 ‘top 10’ list

The B.I. Stander, a Bainbridge-centric podcast specializing in community issues, current events, sports, politics and culture, was recently included on the Podcast Business Journal’s 2019… Continue reading

‘Next to Normal’ is LKP’s latest, their first true musical endeavor

The last musical to win the Pulitzer — before 2016’s “Hamilton” phenomenon, that is — will now be the first full musical production staged by… Continue reading

MLK celebration set for BIMA auditorium

The Bainbridge Island Museum of Art will host a special daylong schedule of events titled “Move & Be Moved” in celebration of Martin Luther King… Continue reading

Tough topics: ‘Great Decisions’ lecture series returns to Bainbridge

China’s expansion, human trafficking, and A.I. - oh my! The world is a complex and dangerous place these days, with issues worthy of discussion abounding… Continue reading

Island author to debut ‘powerful’ new novel at Eagle Harbor Books

Bainbridge Island author Jennifer Longo will be at Eagle Harbor Book Company to talk about her latest novel, “What I Carry,” at 6 p.m. Thursday,… Continue reading

Best Bets for Jan. 17-19 | The Bainbridge Blab

Well, now that we’ve survived the snow … for now … it’s time to live again! And even fun-seekers set on staying close to home… Continue reading

BPA to host joint two-show auditions

Bainbridge Performing Arts will host combined auditions for upcoming productions of “Macbeth” and “Pride And Prejudice” Sunday, Feb. 9 and Monday, Feb. 10. “Pride And… Continue reading

Island author’s latest is dark cyberpunk short

Bainbridge author Luciano Marano’s latest published work of short fiction is one of 27 new, original tales included in the recently released anthology “Crash Code,”… Continue reading

Bainbridge Youth Choir adds new voices

Bainbridge Youth Choir is now accepting new singers, age 4 and up. Know a child who loves to sing? Younger singers ages 4 through 6… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2020

Island Treasures: Cantwell, Baran-Mickle are latest inductees to storied artistic pantheon

Two new Bainbridge art world icons, Bill Baran-Mickle and Dominique Cantwell, are now counted among the illustrious ranks of Island Treasure Award recipients. Award officials… Continue reading