Essayist, Poet, Buddhist Monk Ira Sukrungruang Reads

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Sunday, March 1, 4 p.m., Darvill’s – from Jill McCabe Johnson Perhaps the one thing that consistently permeates Ira Sukrungruang’s (pronounced sook-rung-rung) is his self-deprecating humor. That and his lyric voice. That and his keen observation of human nature. As you can see, it is impossible to simplify the marvelously … Continue reading

The Last Week of Our “Push to Finish”

— from The Olga Strawberry Council Board – Picture yourself having the best first half of the year since the recession of 2008 in sales and visitors to your business. That’s what Café Olga, the Artworks Cooperative and James Hardman Gallery were experiencing when the call came on July 19, … Continue reading

Winterfest 2015 – “Taking Your Inner Atheist to Church”

 — from Meredith Griffith for Orcas Island Community Church – Orcas Islanders are invited to hear author Dr. Daniel Taylor speak on “Taking Your Inner Atheist to Church: Skepticism, Belief, and the Role of Story” at Winterfest 2015. Taylor will present at Orcas Island Community church on March 6-8. “As … Continue reading

More than 100 Musicians Will Perform to Support School Music

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Sunday, March 1, 3 p.m., Orcas School’s Old Gym – from Kristen Wilson for MAG – The Music Advocacy Group’s (MAG) 18th annual benefit concert will bring adult and student Orcas Island musicians together in support of school music on Sunday, March 1, at 3 p.m. It is the single … Continue reading

History Lives Here! The Museum’s Calendar

The Historical Museums, in town and in Crow Valley

— from Maggie Vinson of the Orcas Island Historical Museum — Family Dinner Night, Smugglers Island, History Matinees and Heritage Festival highlight the year for the Orcas Island Historical Museum. This Sunday begins the monthly series of talks presented by locals, historians, and experts on topics pertaining to Orcas Island, … Continue reading