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ARTS & CRAFTS
THE SOUTH KITSAP ARTISTS: Association meets from 7-9 p.m. on the fourth Monday of the month at Cedar Heights Junior High School — 2220 Pottery Ave. in Port Orchard. Doors open at 6:45 p.m., visitors, first-timers welcome. Info: Call president Bob Ulsh at (360) 692-5375.
GLASS ART JUNKIES: A group with interests in all kinds of glass art from beaded to fused and stained glass meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month at the Subway near the Silverdale Albertsons. All skill levels welcome. Info: Bob at (360) 308-8775 or email@example.com.
DRAWING THE HUMAN FIGURE: Life Drawing (the human figure) classes are held from noon to 2 p.m. each Monday at the Bremerton Eagles at Sixth and Washington. Cost is $10 per class. Info: (360) 377-7296.
CALL TO ARTISTS
CVG SHOW 2010: Entry is now open for Collective Visions Gallery’s statewide CVG Show. Jake Seniuk, director of the Port Angeles Fine Art Center is this year’s juror. Once again more than $6,000 in prize money is available. Artists can enter in 2D, 3D and photographic art categories, at maximum dimension of 8 feet, via CAFE at www.callforartists.com. Deadline is Nov. 19. Info: (360) 377-8327 or www.collectivevisions.com.
BAINBRIDGE PERFORMING ARTS: Bainbridge Performing Arts is auditioning for its production, “The Grapes of Wrath.” Auditions for those 14 and older will be from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Nov. 16 and 17; auditions for those younger than 14 will be from 5-6 p.m. Nov. 16 at the BPA, 200 Madison Avenue North, Bainbridge. Those auditioning are requested to prepare one one-two-minute memorized dramatic monologue and bring a current picture to the audition. Run dates are March 18-28, 2010. Info: Deirdre Hadlock at (206) 842-1464.
THE KITSAP COMMUNITY CHORALE: Meets at 7 p.m. every Sunday evening at the Elim Lutheran Church, 5911 East Hillcrest Dr. in Port Orchard. Arrangements for auditions can be made by calling Don at (360) 908-9916.
WOMENS ENSEMBLE: Lyrica, Ladies Choral Ensemble of Puget Sound, a nonprofit, community-based choral ensemble for women, is hearing auditions for all sections. Experienced musicians are encouraged. Weekly rehearsals are at Saint Gabriel Roman Catholic Church in Port Orchard. Info: LeeAnne Campos at (253) 312-6074 or email LeeAnneCampos@harbornet.com.
BIMPRD SPONSORS: There will be a second Saturday Dance, Nov. 14, at the Island Center Hall, 8395 Fletcher Bay Road NE, Bainbridge. A slow dance blues workshop will be from 7:30-8:15 p.m. No pre-registration or partner necessary. The dance will be from 8:15-10:30 p.m. Cost is $10/adults; $5/teens, which includes the workshop. Info: www.educatedfeet.net.
FALL TANGO CLASSES: Central Kitsap Community Schools presents tango dance classes at Central Kitsap Jr. High with instructors Jerry and Becky Deeter through Nov 12. Attendees will learn and entire tango routine with 11 major steps. Cost is $70 per couple. Senior rate, 65 and older, is $60 per couple. For more information, call CK Community Schools at (360) 662-1638.
DANCE AT THE BREMERTON ELKS: The public is invited to attend dance classes at the Bremerton Elks, 4131 Pine Road, Bremerton. Pre-registration suggested, pay at first class; seniors and especially leaders encouraged. No partners required; class members invited to attend tea dance to follow. An intermediate west coast swing class meets at 10:30 a.m. and beginning night club two step meets at 11:30 a.m. Info: (360) 877-5181.
CHILDREN’S PARTY: Eagle Harbor Book Company presents a special children’s party based on Sandra Boynton’s new book, “One Shoe Blues,” celebrating National Bookstore Day at 11 a.m. Nov. 7. The event is free and open to the public and will include a special video produced by Boynton for the Eagle Harbor audience and activities including sock puppet and shoe box guitar making, giveaways and refreshments. Eagle Harbor is located at 157 Winslow Way East, Bainbridge. Info: (206) 842-5332 or www.eagleharborbooks.com.
MEET THE KRATTS: Chris and Martin Kratt, animal adventurers of PBS, CBC and the Discovery Channel, will perform two shows on Bainbridge Nov. 7 to benefit KiDiMu. The opening act is the Not-Its. Info/tickets: (206) 855-4650 or www.kidimu.org.
THE YOUNG ARTIST’S STUDIO: Children’s, teen’s and adult classes are available in drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture at The Young Artists’ Studio, 1124 McKenzie Avenue near Evergreen Park. Info: (360) 479-3505 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
GALLERIES & EXHIBITIONS
‘DIA DE LOS MUERTOS:’ Bremerton’s annual Day of the Dead show celebrates its 10th anniversary on First Friday Nov. 6 at the Artists for Freedom and Unity, 318 Callow Ave. in Bremerton. Free. All ages. The show will hang through the month. Info: www.myspace.com/artfreeunity.
POWERS OF TEN: Powers of 10 Art Gallery’s featured artist for November is Shelly Wilkerson, “Art that makes you smile.” She’ll be featured from 5-8 p.m. during Bremerton’s first Friday, Nov. 6 in the Lower Level of the Amy Burnett Bldg., 4th and Pacific, downtown Bremerton. Info: Paul Nuchims (360) 895-4270 or email@example.com.
‘TOUCHED BY TONI:’ Port Orchard’s Sidney Art Gallery will be featuring art from students of Olga Nelson, better known in the local community as “Toni,” who has been painting and teaching watercolors for more than 30 years. The show will hang through Nov. 20, with an artist reception slated for 1-4 p.m. Nov. 8. The Sidney is located at 202 Sidney Ave. in Port Orchard. Info: www.sidneymuseumandarts.org or call (360) 876-3693.
AT THE TREEHOUSE: The Treehouse Café will present 21 Recent works by local artist M. Wright-Niemann through Nov. 30. The Treehouse is at 4569 Lynwood Center Road NE, Bainbridge. Info: (206) 842-2814.
ROBY KING GALLERIES: Don Hazeltine will have a solo exhibit at the Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way E. on Bainbridge during November. A student of Northwest Master, William Cumming, Hazeltine attributes influences of his palette and subject matter to the “Northwest School”; the Pacific NW group of the 1930-40’s. A reception for the artist is slated for 6-8 p.m. Nov. 6, while the show hangs through the month. Info: (206) 842-2063.
AT THE ISLAND GALLERY: Duets — Six Local Artists, Twelve New Works is the featured show through November. An artists’ reception is slated for 6-8 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Island Gallery, 100 Madison Ave. on Bainbridge. Info: (206) 780-9500 or www.theislandgallery.net.
COLLECTIVE VISIONS GALLERY: Is celebrating its 15th anniversary this month with “Woman Being,” an exhibit of acrylic and mixed media paintings by Lisa Baack in the main gallery while Susan Sweetwater’s “Lost/Found,” an allegory in encaustic and very mixed media will display in the basement gallery. An artists’ reception is slated for 6-8 p.m. Nov. 6. Info: (360) 377-8327 or www.collectivevisions.com.
GALLERY WALK: Amy Burnett’s Gallery features artist Ken Lundemo for the gallery walk extravaganza from 5-8 p.m. Nov. 6 at her building on Fourth and Pacific, Bremerton. Info: www.amyburnettgallery.com.
VERKSTED GALLERY: Verksted Gallery’s featured artist Karen Lyman creates new handmade collectible bears, animals and seasonal items and art works in polymer clay a while enamelist Eileen Schneegas will consider quarterly change in techniques and a more finite selection of objects and techniques through November. The gallery is located at 18937 Front Street, Poulsbo. Info: (360) 697-4470 or verkstedgallery.com.
ARTISTS’ RECEPTION: There will be an artists’ reception “Art From the Heart” featuring Ted Hoppin, watercolors, and Jennifer Waldron, acrylics, from 4-6 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Bainbridge Public Library, 1270 Madison Ave N. There will be live Hawaiian music by Al Tringali. Info: (206) 842-4162 or www.bainbridgepubliclibrary.org.
‘THE SURROGATE TRAVELLERS:’ Bruce and Patricia Overman return to the Dauntless Bookstore as featured artists through November. This month, the images travel around France. Info: www.dauntlessbooks.com or call (360) 297-4043.
‘ARTOBERFEST:’ The Kingston Art Gallery is brewing up an exhibit termed ‘Artoberfest’ featuring the work of sculptor Dawn Henthorn and acrylages by Marilyn Miller through Nov. 8, located two blocks up from the ferry terminal in downtown Kingston. Info: www.kingstonartgallery.com.
NIGHT ON THE TOWN: Every first Friday of the month, from 4-8 p.m., businesses throughout downtown Port Gamble are open late, most featuring local artwork while the General Store hosts a special monthly dinner. Info: www.portgamble.com or call (360) 297-8074.
OLD TOWN CUSTOM FRAMING AND GALLERY: Hosts Burley-based mountaineer/watercolorist Dee Molenaar in an exhibit entitled “Mountain Landscapes — Rock and Ice,” featuring landscape paintings from below sea level all the way up to 25,000 feet on K2, through the month of November at 3255 NW Lowell St. in Silverdale. A reception for the artist is slated for 6-8 p.m. Nov. 13. Info: Call the gallery at (360) 698-1507.
LIFE, AND DEATH ON K2: Bainbridge Island mountain climbing legend Ed Viesturs presents “K2: Life and Death on the World’s Most Dangerous Mountain” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12 at Eagle Harbor Books, 157 Winslow Way on Bainbridge. Info: www.eagleharborbooks.com.
BAINBRIDGE SYMPHONY PREVIEWS: A Bainbridge Symphony brass quintet will give a preview of their upcoming concert “Around the World in 80 minutes” at 5:45 p.m. Nov. 6 as part of First Friday festivities at the Upstairs Gallery at the Pavilion, 403 Madison Ave. on Bainbridge. A string/woodwind trio will also perform during the intermission of Bainbride Cinema’s presentation of the The Metropolitan Opera Live in HD, midday Saturday, also at the Pavilion. Both community previews are free. Info: www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org/Symphony.html
CHERRYHOLMES: The Grammy-nominated family Bluegrass band returns to Bremerton’s Admiral Theatre with dinner at 6:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Nov. 6, 515 Pacific Ave. in Bremerton. Tickets are $53 with dinner, $22 without, $18 in the loge, $12 in the balcony. All ages, bar w/ ID. Info: www.admiraltheatre.org, www.cherryholmes.com.
LIVE AT THE PEGASUS: Folk singers Jon Doll and Lo Samuelson will perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6, followed at the same time the next night, Art Hanlon, back by popular demand Nov. 7. Both shows are all ages, by donation at the Pegasus, 131 Parfitt Way on Bainbridge. Info: www.pegasuscoffeehouse.com.
Hi-FiPALOOZA: In celebration of the Hi Fidelity Lounge’s first year in business, they’ll be hosting The Toughtimes, Joshua Adams Band and The Big Wheel Stunt Show at 8 p.m. Nov. 6 and 7, 2711 Sixth St. in Bremerton. 21+, $5 cover. Info: www.hifidelitylounge.com.
WINTERLAND: Features Port Orchard’s Stone Axe with Jeff Angell’s The Missionary Position and The Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank at 9:30 p.m. Nov. 6, followed at the same time the next night by California’s Noah Engh with Mythological Horses and Saucy Yoda, Nov. 7. Both shows are 21+, $7 cover for Stone Axe, $5 for Noah Engh at Winterland, 1220 Sylvan Way in Bremerton. Info: www.myspace.com/winterlandrocks.
THE CHARLESTON: Unleashes psychobilly from beyond the grave with Los Angeles band Resurex, Wreckin Machine, Total Wreck, Johnny Punani and Stupid in Stereo at 7 p.m. Nov. 6, followed at the same time the next night by Nomake with Crushproof Juicebox, the Assasinators and more, Nov. 7. Next week, James Hunnicutt will perform with Muscular Men Nov. 10, while Deadly Remains brings its metal from Santa Rosa Calif. Nov. 11 and Papercut and Miracle Max play Nov. 12. All shows are all ages, bar w/ ID, $8 cover for Resurex, $5 for the rest at the Charleston, 333 Callow Ave. in Bremerton. Info: www.myspace.com/thecharlestonmusicvenue.
THE MANETTE SALOON: Hosts a spaghetti feed benefit for the Bremerton Foodline, featuring music from New Old Stock, Heywood Jablowmen, Natalie Wouldn’t and more at 9 p.m. Nov. 7. Tickets are $10 for the feed and concert, $7 for the concert only. Proceeds will be matched by the Windemere Foundation and donated to the Foodline. Info: www.myspace.com/manettesaloon, www.bremertonfoodline.com
THE ARTISTS FOR FREEDOM AND UNITY: Host USO with Sloppy Joe and the Car Bombs, SGFY and Dumb It Down at 7 p.m. Nov. 7, 318 Callow Ave. in Bremerton. All ages, bar w/ ID, $5 cover. Info: www.myspace.com/artfreeunity.
THE GLOBAL BEAN: Features the laid-back progressive jazz of Highlife Revisited at 8 p.m Nov. 6, followed at the same time the next night by instrumentalist Jonathon Nicholson, Nov. 7. Both shows are all ages, cup of coffee for the cover at the Bean, 2021 NW Myhre Road in Silverdale. Next week., there’ll be an all-comers Celtic jam session at 7 p.m. Nov. 11 and Peninsula High School Vocal Jazz Nov. 12. Info: www.theglobalbean.com
MOONDOGS TOO: Features a free, all ages live jazz series from 4-7 p.m. Sundays, featuring Mark Lewis and special guests through November. At 4 p.m. Nov. 8, Lewis will jam with Steve Luceno. Info: www.moondogs-too.com, www.marklewismusic.com.
NATIONAL FIDDLE CHAMPION: Kimber Ludiker and Bainbridge-raised Simon Chrisman bring their Boston-based band Broken Blossoms to the Island Music Center at 8 p.m. Nov. 7, touring in support of their new EP. Tickets are $12 for adults, $8 for students, youth and seniors at 10598 Valley Road on Bainbridge. Info: www.islandmusic.org, www.myspace.com/brokenblossomsband.
RAGTIME PIANIST BOB MILNE: Library of Congress National Treasure Bob Milne performs ragtime and boogie-woogie music at 4 p.m. Nov. 8 at Grace Episcopal Church, 8595 NE Day Road E., Bainbridge. Tickets, $15 for adults and $7 for students and children, are available at Winslow Drug (cash and checks only), 290 Winslow Way E., by phone or at the door. Info: (206) 842-7293 or www.islandmusic.org.
BPO BEHIND THE SCORE: Behind the Score, a special, free community presentation offers a sneak preview for Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra’s fall concerts on Nov. 14 and 15. The free presentation is at 3 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Bainbridge Library Meeting Room, 1270 Madison Ave. N. Info: www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org.
OC COLLEGE: Olympic College will host a faculty recital at 5 p.m. Nov. 8, in room 122 of the college’s music building, featuring Rick White on bass guitar and Talman Welle on piano. Music will include Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52 by Frederic Chopin, George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue and original compositions by Rick White for piano & bass. Admission is free. Info: (360) 475-7197.
CLEARWATER CASINO: 7 Deep, a Seattle band formed in 2004, will perform at the Clearwater Casino from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Nov. 6 and 7. Clearwater Casino is located on State Route 305 on the Poulsbo side of the Agate Pass Bridge. Info: www.7deepmafia.com.
ISLAND MUSIC CENTER: The Island Music Center, 10598 NE Valley Road, will feature national fiddle champion Kimber Ludiker and Bainbridge Island raised Simon Chrisman, Broken Blossoms, touring in support of their brand new EP at 8 p.m. Nov. 7. Tickets $12 for adults, $8 for students, youth and seniors. Info: islandmusic.org.
NATURE & OUTDOORS
PLANETARIUM SHOW: At 7 p.m. on Nov. 7 the Battle Point Astronomers will host a planetarium show, “many moons,” at the Edwin E. Ritchie Observatory. The presentation will discuss the high-impact origin of Earth’s moon and why our noon is so large relative to the size of the Earth and the changes in our moon’s orbit. The BPA is a nonprofit amateur astronomy organization. The Ritchie Observatory is in the Helix House at Battle Point Park, Bainbridge. Info: (206) 842-9152.
SALMON SPAWNING: Take a tour of Chico Creek with a salmon expert. Tours go from noon to 6 p.m. Nov. 8. A program will begin at 4 p.m. at the Mountaineers Kitsap Cabin, 3000 Seabeck Highway, Bremerton. Info: http://mountaineersfoundation.org/rsvp.
CHICO CREEK HIKE: Suquamish Tribe fisheries biologist Jay Zischke leads the first of two walks in the Chico Creek watershed to view the migration and spawning of salmon on Nov. 14. This 3 mile RT walk over up and down terrain also provides an opportunity to view an eagle’s nest and the largest Douglas fir in Kitsap County. Children are welcome. Limited to 15 participants. Info: www.greatpeninsula.org or firstname.lastname@example.org.
PORT GAMBLE RAMBLE: Millard Martin will lead this easy hike Nov. 15. Nearby, but surprisingly unknown to many hiking enthusiasts, is this 4,300-acre block of land belonging to Olympic Resource Management. The hike is six to eight miles on undulating terrain, planning to reach the old Port Gamble General Store and Museum for hot chili, soup, or ice cream. No participant limit. Info: www.greatpeninsula.org or email@example.com.
THE ORCHARD THEATER: Features Michael Moore’s “Capitalism: A Love Story” along with “New York, I Love You” this week Nov. 6-12, along with special showings of “It Might Get Loud” at 4:15 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. and “I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell” at 9:30 p.m. Nov. 6-8. For tickets and show time info, go to www.orchardtheater.com.
THE LYNWOOD THEATRE: Features “Coco Before Chanel” this week Nov. 6-12 along with special showings of “Mythic Journeys” with filmmakers in attendance at 4 p.m. Nov. 7 and “For the Rights of All: Ending Jim Crow in Alaska” with the filmmaker and artist in attendence at 5 p.m. Nov. 8. “For the Rights of All” is a free show. For tickets and other show time info, go to www.lynwoodtheatre.com.
ISLAND FILM GROUP: The Bainbridge Public Library will present the film “Hannah and her Sisters,” with discussion to follow. The film plays at 7 p.m. on Nov. 10 at the library, 1270 Madison Ave N. Info: (206) 842-4162 or www.krl.org.
‘TEXAS GOLD:’ An award-winning short film that profiles activist Diane Wilson, “Texas Gold,” will play at 7 p.m. Nov. 11 at Stillwaters Environmental Center, 26059 Barber Cut Off Road, Kingston. Info: (360) 297-2876 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
CLASSICS NIGHT: The 1976 film “Network” is the next featured classic film at Bainbridge Island’s Lynwood Theatre, showing as a matinee and again at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16, 4569 Lynwood Center Road on Bainbridge. Tickets are $8. Info: www.lynwoodtheatre.com
‘NEW MOON’ SCREENING: Kitsap Regional Library Foundation presents a midnight screening of “New Moon.” Doors open 11 p.m. Nov. 19 Bainbridge Cinemas, 403 N. Madison, Bainbridge and Olympic Cinemas, 1500 NE Riddell Road, Bremerton. Tickets are $25 per person (includes small drink, small popcorn, and one door prize ticket. Seating is limited and tickets are sold in advance at each theater. Info: (360) 475-9039 or www.krl.org.
‘MURDER ON THE NILE:’ Bremerton Community Theatre presents “Murder on the Nile,” a rarely produced classic (also known as “Death on the Nile”). It’s a tale of intrigue and suspense, centering around a boat trip along the Nile river in Egypt. BCT is located at 599 Lebo Blvd., Bremerton. Performances are Nov. 6-29, at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays. Info: Katrina Hodiak Lunore at email@example.com.
THE EDGE IMPROV: The Edge Improv will be performing at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7 at Bainbridge Performing Arts, 200 Madison Avenue N., Bainbridge. Tickets are $15 for adults, and $10 for seniors, students, youth, military, and teachers. Info: (206) 842-8569 or www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org.
‘SWEET CHARITY:’ The Jewel Box Theatre presents the Tony Award-winning musical, featuring some of Broadway’s most popular show tunes Nov. 13 through Dec. 13 with curtains at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and Sunday matiness at 2 p.m. Nov. 22, Dec. 6 and Dec. 13 at 225 Iverson St. in Poulsbo. Tickets are $14 for adults, $12 for seniors, students and military. Info: www.jewelboxpoulsbo.org or call the theater at (360) 697-3183.
SILVER CITY BREWERY: Will be a collection point for Central Kitsap Food Bank donations now through Nov. 25, offering a free desert card to the person or family donating each bag of non-perishable food items. Info: www.ckfoodbank.org, www.silvercitybrewery.com.
MYTHIC JOURNEYS WEEKEND: A “Mythic Journeys” screening and Q&A with filmmakers will be at 5 p.m. Nov. 7 at The Historic Lynwood Theatre, 4569 Lynwood Center Road NE, immediately followed by a benefit reception with filmmakers, Steven and Whitney Boe, at KiDiMu, 150 Madrone Lane, Bainbridge. The myth and story community engagement forum will be from 1-3:30 p.m. Nov. 8 at Bainbridge Performing Arts, 200 Madison Avenue North, Bainbridge. Tickets, $15 per person, are available at www.MythMovie.net. Info: ( 206) 842-0521.
‘IN DEFENSE OF OUR NEIGHBORS:’ Bainbridge author Mary Woodward will be discussing WWII Japanese Internment through the venue of her book “In Defense of Our Neighbors” at 3 p.m. Nov. 8 at Islandwood, 4450 Blakely Ave. on Bainbridge, sponsored by the Bainbridge Island Historical Museum. $3 suggested donation. Info: www.bainbridgehistory.org.