NT Live’s Young Marx ‘Pacy, Witty, Vivid’ on Screen at Orcas Center

Thursday, January 25, 7:30 p.m., Orcas Center — from Susannah Weaver for Orcas Center — The National Theatre production of Young Marx, broadcast live from London’s newest venue the Bridge Theatre streams live to the Orcas Center screen on January 25, 7:30 p.m. Rory Kinnear stars in this new comedy … Continue reading

Bolshoi Ballet’s Romeo and Juliet Coming to Orcas Center UPDATED Performance Time

Sunday, January 21, 1 p.m., Orcas Center — from Susannah Weaver for Orcas Center — Bolshoi Ballet present Sergei Prokofiev’s ballet Romeo and Juliet staged by famous choreographer Alexei Ratmansky. Ratmansky stages the company’s premiere of his production with dramatic urgency and a fresh retelling of Shakespeare’s beloved classic. His … Continue reading

Salish Sea Early Music Festival Announces 2018 Programs Seven programs of early music on period instruments on Orcas Island

Opening Concert: Saturday, January 27, 7 p.m., Orcas Adventist Fellowship Church — from Jeffrey Cohen — Treble Viol, Baroque Guitar & Flute, the opening performance among seven in the 2018 Salish Sea Early Music Festival, features Annalisa Pappano from Cincinnati, one of the world’s foremost players of treble viol, who … Continue reading

Writers Table Brings String Tales to the Library An Interactive Presentation and Workshop with Anne Focke

Sunday, January 21 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Public Library — from JoEllen Moldoff — Anne Focke will introduce you to her adaptation of literatura de cordel, or “string literature,” a popular form of publishing that thrives in Brazil. She coined the expression “string tales” for her own … Continue reading

Sondheim’s Follies Promises Poignant Razzmatazz National Theatre Live streamed production

Thursday, January 11, 7:30 p.m., Orcas Center — from Susannah Weaver for Orcas Center — Calling all musical film lovers – if you love Moulin Rouge, Cabaret, or Chicago — Dominic Cooke’s towering revival of Follies is not to be missed!  The National Theatre production of Follies will be broadcast … Continue reading

Poetry: Practice, Possibility, Pleasure New poetry class at the Library

— from JoEllen Moldoff — A five week poetry class on Tuesdays, January 16, 23, 30 & February 6, 13 from 1-3 p.m. at the Library in Eastsound, with JoEllen Moldoff as Facilitator. Poetry gives us a unique path into the rich content of our inner and outer worlds. As … Continue reading

Artsmith Artist Residency Artists to Read at Darvill’s Thursday

Thursday, January 4, 5 p.m., Darvills Bookstore — from Jill McCabe Johnson for Artsmith — The annual Artsmith Artist Residency takes place this week at the Kangaroo House Bed and Breakfast, and book lovers will have the chance to hear the artists read plus see some artist books at Darvill’s … Continue reading

Library Creates New Art Exhibit Space Call for artists' submissions

— from Margaret Payne for Library Art Committee — The newly formed Art Committee of Orcas Island Public Library is excited to announce the creation of a gallery-like space for art exhibits in the much-loved Reading Room. The magazine collection has been moved to the east wall of the original … Continue reading