Senior Center Art to Exhibit “A Gentleman’s View”

Reception: Saturday, May 6, 5 – 7 p.m., Senior Center — from The Senior Center Visual Arts Committee — There are many talented and accomplished artists who live on Orcas Island. Although women make up the majority, men are also represented. They are painters, sculptors, potters, wood carvers, print makers and more. … Continue reading

Choral Society Will Sing “Songs from the Heart”

Saturday, May 6, 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, May 7 at 2 p.m., Orcas Center — from Lynn Baker — True love…false love…maternal love…eternal love… Love of the lover, the country, the child. Orcas Choral Society celebrates the many kinds of human love in its “Songs from the Heart” spring concert May … Continue reading

April Poetry | Second Passage from a Work in Process (to be called The Dive Coast)

Second Passage from a Work in Process (to be called The Dive Coast) — Jim McKeon — The gauzy veil obscuring what Goethe called the eternal feminine ever so briefly clears… Gillian suddenly moves in her chair lifting one hand to the back of her neck. She raises her glass … Continue reading

“The Universe in Verse” Live-Streamed Celebration of science and protest against defunding the arts

Streamed live at 4 p.m Pacific time, Monday, April 24 — from Brain Pickings by Maria Popova– This “labor-of-love [is a] celebration of science and protest against the defunding of the arts. (Original announcement below.) “When power corrupts, poetry cleanses,” John F. Kennedy famously wrote. Half a century later, with … Continue reading