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THE f67 CAMERA CLUB: Will meet at 7 p.m. March 17 in the conference rooms of the Bremer Student Center at Olympic College Bremerton for a special workshop night with subjects, light, still-life set ups and transferring digital images. Visitors welcome. Info: www.f67cameraclub.org or call (360) 275-3019.
A NEW JURIED ARTS FAIR: On Bainbridge Island the Bainbridge Arts Fair is accepting applications from fine art and crafts artists of all mediums for its first fair. It will take place July 11-13 at Waterfront Park. For application and guidelines, call (206) 842-7901 or visit www.artshum.org and click on Bainbridge Arts Fair. Deadline is March 20.
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND STUDIO TOUR: Is seeking artists for its summer tour, slated for Aug. 8-10 and winter edition scheduled for Dec. 5-7. Applications are available at the Bainbridge Chamber of Commerce and also online at www.bistudiotour.com. Deadline is March 20. Info: Call Dinah at (206) 842-0504 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
A IS FOR ARTISTS GALLERY: A not-for-profit artist owned and run gallery on Bainbridge Island is seeking artists. Info: www.AisforArtistsGallery.com or call (206) 842-2434.
2008 CAPITOL CITY VISUAL ARTS: Juried exhibit, hosted by the Olympia Art League June 20-July 26 at South Puget Sound Community College, is looking for artists ages 18 and up. Fine art in any medium may be entered. Submission fee for up to three entries is $25. For a complete prospectus, go to www.olympiaartleague.com, select Art Related Activities and pick Annual Juried Show. Postmark deadline is April 1. Info: E-mail show chair Susan Hartman at email@example.com.
CALL TO ARTISTS: The Kingston Art Gallery, a cooperative gallery, is expanding and looking for fine artists and art teachers to fill its planned classroom and gallery space. Interested artists and teachers should contact Patty at (360) 297-2095 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
CALLING ALL ARTISTS: Hansville Arts and Crafts Guild invites local artists and crafters to its annual studio tour, which will be April 25-26. Artists interested in participating or even hosting a site should contact Ardy Carey at (360) 638-1770 or Marci Collins at (360) 286-8290. Deadline for application and fees is March 10.
KITSAP POSTER CONTEST: The Kitsap Arts and Crafts Festival, held annually in summertime in Port Gamble, has put out a call to artists for its poster contest. The deadline is May 1. Info: www.kitsapartsandcrafts.com
CALL FOR ARTISTS: Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, a 60-year-old non-profit gallery and arts organization will hold open juries eight times during 2008 for artists interested in showing and selling work at the BAC Gallery located on Winslow Way in Bainbridge. Remaining jury dates are set for March 19, April 14, May 21, June 18, Sept. 17 and Oct. 15. Info: www.bacart.org or call (206) 842-3132.
MOZARTS MARRIAGE OF FIGARO: Auditions for vocalists for the Bremerton Symphony Orchestra performance will be between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. March 22 at Olympic College in Bremerton. An accompanist will be provided. To schedule an appointment, contact Gena Wales at (360) 373-1722 or e-mail email@example.com.
LATIN NIGHT DANCE LESSON: Sheila Phillips from the Educated Feet Dance Company will give a salsa lesson with a guest instructor at 7:30 p.m. March 22 at the Seabold Community Hall, 14451 Komedal Road on Bainbridge. The lesson will be followed by a DJd dance. Cost is $5 for teens, $10 for adults. Info: www.educatedfeet.net or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
MASTER JAZZ DANCE CLASSES: Taught by Duane George will be one day only March 22 at Galletta School of Dance and Performing Arts 19351 8th Ave., Ste. 100 in Poulsbo. Class schedule is as follows: beginners ($15) from 12-1 p.m., intermediate ($20) from 1-2:30 p.m. and advanced ($25) from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Registration required. Info: www.gallettadance.com or call (360) 779-1122.
GALLERIES & EXHIBITIONS
PATRICIA HUELLE: Is the featured artist during March at the Silverdale Fine Arts Gallery, 9020 NW Washington Ave. in Silverdale. She will be exhibiting her collection of oil-painted florals, settings and still-lifes. An artists reception for Huelle is scheduled for 6-8 p.m. March 14 in conjunction with the Silverdale art walk. Info: www.silverdalefinearts.com or call the gallery at (360) 698-5527.
OLD TOWN SILVERDALE ART WALK: Will be from 6-8 p.m. March 14 in Old Town Silverdale as local businesses feature local artists for the event in addition to a Cool Car Cruise. Maps will be available at the Silverdale Fine Arts Gallery, 9020 Washington Ave. Info: www.oldtownartwalk.com or call the SFA at (360) 698-5527.
WHIMSICAL NASHVILLE ARTIST: Nathaniel Mather will bring his thought-provoking art to Gallery Fraga, 166 Winslow Way E on Bainbridge, during the month of March. Info: www.nathanielmather.com, www.galleryfraga.com or call the gallery at (206) 842-1150.
HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS: Of Bainbridge, Seattle and the greater Northwest are the theme of the March exhibit at the Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way E on Bainbridge. Images include panoramic vies, logging history, historical maps and more. Info: www.robykinggalleries.com or call (206) 842-2063.
THE EMOTIONS OF COLOR: Will be explored during March at A is for Artists Gallery, 123 Bjune Dr. on Bainbridge. Will Gibsons large-scale acrylics, Mary Ann Daleys multi-sized watercolors and Irene Yesleys silk on board will be featured. Info: www.aisforartistsgallery.com or call (206) 842-2434.
COLLECTIVE VISIONS SHOWCASES: Its four newest members ceramic sculptor Frank Carsey, painter Gail Hornsby, stone sculptor Howard Jackson and photographer Harry Longstreet March 4-29 at the Gallery, 331 Pacific Ave. in Bremerton. Info: www.collectivevisions.com or call (360) 377-8327.
DOORS: Are the subject of an upcoming exhibition at Bainbridge Arts and Crafts Gallery. BAC artists take a look at the practical, the decorative and the mysterious through April 11 at The Gallery, 151 Winslow Way E. on Bainbridge. Info: www.bacart.org or call (206) 842-3132.
BRONZE SCULPTOR ROBERT BROSHEARS: Will present his show Legends of the Old West during the month of March at Silverdales Old Town Custom Framing and Gallery, 3255 NW Lowell St. He will also be the gallerys featured artist for the Silverdale artwalk, 6-8 p.m. March 14. Info: www.oldtowncustomframing.com or call (360) 698-1507.
STENCIL ON VINYL: During March at Ploy Studios Gallery, 609 Fourth St. in Bremerton, Dave Ryan will display a collection of his stencil art on old vinyl records. Info: www.ploystudios.com or call (360) 471-2001.
THE VERKSTED GALLERY: Will feature three artists during March. Jody Brouwer creates kaleidoscopes and functional boxes of stained glass, Norm Hix is a new member and an intricate wood turner, while Dinah Satterwhite is a black and white photographer who hand-tints her photos with oils. All three artists will be on display through the month at the Verksted, 18937 Front St. in Poulsbo. Info: www.verkstedgallery.com or call (360) 697-4470.
LOCAL ARTIST JUDY ODELL: Will hang her exhibit a collection of her original work throughout March at Cuppa Bella, located in the Thriftway shopping center in Kingston.
EAGLE HARBOR BOOKSTORE: Is holding a limerick contest dedicated to Bainbridge place names. All are invited to enter, no limits on the number of entries. Submit by mail 157 Winslow Way East, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 email email@example.com or in person. Deadline is March 30. Info: (206) 842-5332.
BAINBRIDGE BOOK SALE: The Bainbridge Friends of the Library will host an afternoon book sale from 1-4 p.m. March 13 at the Bainbridge Library, 1270 Madison Ave. N on Bainbridge, to benefit the library coffers. Info: www.bifriends.org.
SEATTLE POET: Lana Hechtman Ayers will be featured along with North Kitsap poet John Davis at the next installment of the Jewel Box Poets Sunday Reading Series, 3 p.m. March 16 at the Jewel Box Theatre, 225 Iverson St. in Poulsbo. On open mic will follow. Info: Contact Jennifer at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (360) 779-9688.
FOUR-TIME EMMY AWARD-WINNING WRITER: Lynn Brunelle will discuss the topic How do you go from an idea to a pitch? at the next Fields End Writers Roundtable at 7 p.m. March 18 at the Bainbridge Public Library, 1270 Madison Ave. N on Bainbridge. Info: www.fieldsend.org.
SEATTLE AUTHOR: Robert Dugoni offer a behind-the-scenes look at writing a suspense novel, while also presenting a short reading and sign copies of his latest release Damage Control, at 7:30 p.m. March 20 at Eagle Harbor Books, 157 Winslow Way on Bainbridge. Info: www.robertdugoni.com, www.eagleharborbooks.com or call the store (206) 842-5332.
PENINSULA ROMANCE WRITERS: Meet at 10 a.m. the third Saturday of each month (March 15), co-sponsored by the Kitsap Regional Library at the Sylvan Way branch, 1301 Sylvan Way, E. in Bremerton. Info: Call the library at (360) 405-9100.
REGISTRATION HAS OPENED: For the third annual Fields End writers conference which will feature guests like Roy Blount, Jr., Timothy Egan, Laura Kalpakian and more April 26 at Kiana Lodge in Suquamish. Cost is $135 per person through February 29, $150 per after. Info: www.fieldsend.org.
SAINT PATRICKS DAY WEEKEND: Is a big one at Tizleys Europub. The pub will be hosting music and specials all weekend starting with Travis Hartnetts original acoustic Friday, Me and the Boys quartet Saturday, Rick May and Gil Yslas final performance Sunday and Colin Spring Monday. All shows are all ages, bar w/ ID, starting at 8 p.m. at Tizleys off Front Street in downtown Poulsbo. Info: www.tizleys.com or call (360) 394-0080.
SEATTLE SINGER JES RAYMOND: Will bring her bluegrass and Americana originals to the Pegasus Coffeehouse March 16, while Kingston country/folk singer Rick Barrenger will play March 15 and jazz and pop keyboardist/guitarist Diana Gilman performs March 14. March 16 will also be an open mic for all styles. All shows are all ages, by donation, starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Pegasus Coffeehouse, 131 Parfitt Way on Bainbridge. Info: www.pegasuscoffeehouse.com or call (206) 842-6725.
LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO: A Grammy-winning acapella chorus from South Africa, which sang with Paul Simon on the album Graceland, will be performing at 8 p.m. March 14 at the Admiral Theatre, 515 Pacific Ave. in Bremerton. Tickets are $38 main floor, $32 in the loge, $20 in the balcony. Info: www.mambazo.com, www.admiraltheatre.org or call (360) 373-6743.
THE VIRGINIA KLEMENS BAND: Will perform at 7:30 p.m. March 14 at the Treehouse Lounge, above the Magnolia Cafe off Front Street in Poulsbo. Acoustic Union will jam at the same time, same place March 15. Info: (360) 697-1447.
DREW WILLIAMS: Will be tickling the ivories along with Mick Nicholson on bass and Donny Cummings on drums at 8 p.m. March 14 at The Global Bean, 2021 NW Myhre Road, Ste. 101 in Silverdale. Info: http://theglobalbean.com or call (360) 692-9582.
JUPITER MINING CORPORATION: Will jam with Intelligence and The Pyramids at 9:30 p.m. March 14 at Winterland, 1220 Sylvan Way in Bremerton. At the same time March 15, Mos Generator will kick it with Evil Twin and Sower of Dischord. That show will be Sower of Dischords CD Release. Both shows are 21+, $5 cover. Info: www.myspace.com/winterlandrockbones or call (360) 479-5686.
FULL FRONTAL ASSAULT: Comes back to Bremerton joining Super Happy Land, Secede and more at 9:30 p.m. March 14 at the Ironhead, 2270 Sixth St. in Bremerton. At the same time March 15, I Pity the Foo will jam with MadMartigan and guests. Both shows are 21+, $5 cover. Info: www.myspace.com/ironheadsaloon.
OLD MAN WINTER: The brainchild of tunesmith Bret Phillips, will be playing at 9:30 p.m. March 14 with The Army Corps of Architects and Madrid at the Manette Saloon, 2113 E. 11th St. in Bremerton. At the same time March 15, Rocky Point All Stars will be jamming with Tres Hombres and Green 13. Both shows are 21+, $5 cover.
YOUNG IRISH BAND: An Dochas will match its traditional Irish and original music with the explosive step dancing of the Haran Irish Dancers at 8 p.m. March 15 at the Admiral Theatre, 515 Pacific Ave. in Bremerton. Tickets are $25 main floor, $20 loge, $12 balcony. Info: www.andochas.com, www.admiraltheatre.org or call (360) 373-6743.
BLARNEY BASH: The Artists for Freedom and Unity will debut its The Green and The Orange art show with a day full of live music starting at 3 p.m. March 15 at the AFU Hall, 318 N. Callow Ave. in Bremerton. All musicians and artists welcome to join in. Info: www.myspace.com/artistforfreedomandunity or call (360) 782-1329.
SAINT PATRICKS DAY CELEBRATION: Benefiting the Cowling Creek Forest Preserve will include dinner and a show starting at 6 p.m. at the Indianola Clubhouse and a concert featuring the Irish music of Blackthorn Stick to follow at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 for each the dinner and the concert. Info: (360) 598-6564.
ME AND THE IRISH BOYS: Will be jamming live at 7 p.m. March 17 at the Cloverleaf, 1240 Hollis St. in Bremerton for St. Patricks Day. Info: (360) 377-8516.
TRADITIONAL IRISH DUO: Rick May and Gil Yslas will provide guitar and fiddle jams for St. Patricks Day at 7 p.m. March 17 at the Main Street Alehouse off of Highway 104 in downtown Kingston. Info: (360) 297-0440.
SPRING CONCERT SERIES: At the Island Gallery on Bainbridge Island will continue with a second evening of chamber music at 7:30 p.m. March 28 at the gallery, 100-106 Madison Ave. N, featuring a quartet playing Mozart, Prokofiev and more. Info: www.theislandgallery.net or call (206) 780-9500.
SEATTLE DUO WOODRUSH: Will be rocking the next Zodiak party for Pisces at 8 p.m. March 15 at MoonDogs, Too, 814 Bay St. in Port Orchard. 21+, $5 cover. Info: www.woodrushmusic.com or www.myspace.com/moondogs_too.
SUGARDADDYS SALON: Will be hosting a grand opening celebration starting at 5 p.m. March 15 at 834 Bay St. Ste. C in Port Orchard, featuring local band Neutralboy in concert followed by a midnight showing of Hedwig and the Angry Inch at the Orchard Theatre. Info: www.sugardaddyssalon.com or call (360) 895-7838.
CONCERT ROCK VIOLINIST: Aaron Meyer will be playing Collective Visions Gallery concert series at 7 p.m. March 21 at the gallery, 331 Pacific Ave. in Bremerton. Tickets are $15 in advance, $18 at the door. Info: www.aaronmeyer.com, www.collectivevisions.com or call (360) 377-8327.
I LOVE MY LOVE: The next concert of the Bremertom Symphony Concert Chorale will be at 7:30 p.m. March 15 at the Sylvan Way Baptist Church, 900 Sylvan Way in Bremerton. The concert will feature love songs from composers Brahms, Gershwin, Wagner and more. Tickets are $24 for adults, $10 youth. Info: www.bremertonsymphony.org or call (360) 373-1722.
DVORAKS SYMPHONY NO. 7: Is the main course for the Bremerton Symphonys next classic series concert at 7:30 p.m. March 22 at the Bremerton Performing Arts Center, 1500 13th St. at Bremerton High School. Jeffrey Fair will also perform Strauss Horn Concerto on the evening. Tickets are $24 adults, $10 children.
NATURE & OUTDOORS
MASTER GARDENER FOUNDATION: Of Kitsap presents Pruning Roses with master gardner Ray Etheredge at 1 p.m. March 19 at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds Eagles Nest meeting. Free. Info: Contact Debra at (253) 857-9094.
BREMERTON FARMERS MARKET: Is seeking vendors as well as musicians to perform, for its 2008 market season May 15 through Oct. 9, 4-7:30 p.m. every Thursday in the parking lot of the Seaside Community Church at Evergreen Park in Bremerton. Info: www.bremertonmarket.com, e-mail email@example.com or contact Tiffany at (360) 621-5934.
GOING GREEN: Sustainable Living in the Home and Garden is the theme of 2008s Home and Garden Show, slated for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 22 at Woodward Middle School, 9125 Sportsman Club Road on Bainbridge. TV personality Ciscoe Morris and local celebrity James Cutler are slated to speak. Info: www.bainbridgechamberevents.com or call (206) 842-3700.
SUQUAMISH GARDEN CLUB: Will host a tool sharpening demonstration with Gene Gregg of the Kitsap County Knife Club at its next meeting 7 p.m. March 18 at the Suquamish Elementary School library, 18950 Park Ave. in Suquamish. Info: (360) 394-1930 or (360) 394-3941.
Bainbridge author Michael Lisagor: Will premier at 7:30 p.m. March 22 at Bainbridge Performing Arts, 200 Madison Ave. N on Bainbridge. The play focuses on the impact of a chronic illness on relationships, emotional health and family and how Lisagor dealt through embracing Buddhism. Tickets are $15, on sale at Eagle Harbor Books and Island Fitness. Proceeds go the MS Walk. Info: www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org or call (206) 842-8569.
BPA PRESENTS: Woodpile an original play by local playwright Sara Anne Scribner at 7:30 p.m. March 27-29 at the Bainbridge Performing Arts Playhouse 200 Madison Ave. N on Bainbridge. The play examines present day isms amidst a Southern family after receiving surprising ethnic results from a DNA test. Tickets are $15. Info: www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org or call (206) 842-8569.
THE LITTLE MERMAID: Based on the original Hans Christian Andersen tale, directed by Stephen Fogell, will be presented by Bainbridge Performing Arts Theatre School fifth-eighth grade students at 7 p.m. March 13 and 14 at BPA, 200 Madison Ave. N on Bainbridge. Info: www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org or call (206) 842-4560.
JEWEL BOX NEEDS YOU: The Jewel Box Theatre in Poulsbo is seeking front of house and behind the scenes volunteers. Info: (360) 779-9688 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
WWCA SEEKS VOLUNTEERS: Western Washington Center for the Arts theater in Port Orchard seeking volunteers for house manager, concession sales, lighting and ushers. For information on applying call (360) 769-7469.
BPA VOLUNTEERS: Bainbridge Performing Arts seeking volunteers for wide variety of jobs, from stagecraft and lighting to concessions and fundraising. Contact Ruth Lentz at email@example.com.
MASTER STORYTELLER: Johnny Moses, a Tulalip Native from Vancouver Island, B.C., will share traditional and contemporary stories for all ages at 3 p.m. March 16 at Bainbridge Performing Arts, 200 Madison Ave. N on Bainbridge. Tickets are $10 general, $5 students available at Eagle Harbor Books, Liberty Bay Books, Bella Luna Pizzeria or at the door. Info: www.johnnymoses.com, www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org or call the sponsor Trillium School at (360) 297-3733.
THE STORY OF SUSAN B. ANTHONY: Will be onstage at 7 p.m. March 18 at the Admiral Theatre, 515 Pacific Ave. in Bremerton, while Jude Narita will perform her one-woman play, From the Heart, at 7 p.m. March 20. Both shows are $18. Info: www.admiraltheatre.org or call (360) 373-6743.
KITSAP WINE SOCIETY: Will host a high-end California and Oregon Pinot Noir tasting at 7 p.m. March 15 at Ambrosia Catering, off of Wheaton Way in East Bremerton. Renowned wine educator Bob Bentley will be speaking. Cost is $30 for members, $37 for guests. Sign up by March 11. Info: www.kitsapwines.org or call Mary at (360) 698-0522.
SPRINGAPALOOZA: TaTu Barbecues three-hour Smoking BBQ School with Pat Momany, boucanier, will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m March 15 at Barefoot Backyards, 26343 NE Bond Road in Kingston. Cost is $49. Reserve a spot by calling (360) 297-4543. Info: www.barefootbackyards.com.
HOME IMPROVEMENT WORKSHOPS: The Home Depot, located at 21750 Markteplace, near WalMart in Poulsbo, hosts free do-it-yourself workshops every weekend. At 7 p.m. Thursdays: installing bathroom faucets; 10 a.m. Saturdays: energy efficient doors and windows; 11 a.m. Saturdays: working with tile; 1 p.m. Sundays: fixing a leaky toilet. Info: Call the store (360) 779-9924.
THE GREAT NORWESTERS: Toastmasters Club meets from noon to 1 p.m. every first and third Thursday of the month at The Northwest Design Center 18850 State Highway 305 in Poulsbo. Info: http://greatnorwesters.freetoasthost.net or call (360) 301-1864.
KITSAP FRISBEE LEAGUE: Kitsaps inaugural Ultimate Frisbee Leagues registration is on open. Details and registration information is posted at www.discnw.org under the link Kitsap Hat League.
LITTLE NORWAY TOASTMASTERS: Public speaking and leadership skills are learned at meetings of the Little Norway Toastmasters Club. Meetings are at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. For location call: (360) 271-5336.