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See who Coco was before Chanel in "Coco avant Chanel," a film about Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel, who began as a headstrong orphan and became a success symbol for the modern woman. The film, showing at The Admiral Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 15, portrays Chanel's formative years as she discovered and shaped herself into a legendary couturier. It stars Audrey Tautou, Benoit Poelvoorde, Alessandro Nivoia and Marie Gillain. (Rated PG-13, runtime 105 min., English subtitles.) Admission: $7. For more information, call (360) 373-6810 or visit AdmiralTheatre.org.
Take to the ice at an affordable price in Bremerton. Pick up a free skating pass at Bremerton's Parks and Recreation office and go skating free of charge from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Bremerton Ice Center. Skates will be rented at the discounted rate of $2.50. This deal will continue on Wednesdays through May 26. Find the Bremerton Ice Center at 1950 Homer Jones Drive. For more information, call (360) 479-7465.
Catch one of two chances to hear tales as tall as a totem pole from carving artist Duane Pasco. He'll take on some of the situations and characters that have helped to shape his life and work at the Bainbridge Island Library from 2-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16. Next, the native-style desiger will speak at the Silverdale Library from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20. For more information, visit www.krl.org.
Take your heel-toe to the dance floor to relieve a little mid-week stress at Silverdale's Old Town Bistro. Dancing and "full performance" karaoke get going at 9 p.m. Thursday. DJ Z will roll out the tunes while karaoke artists can keep up with lyrics shown on three different flat-screen TVs and perform from anywhere with wireless mics. Ages 18 and over. Cover charge is $10 for ages 18-20 and includes a bottomless soda. Find Old Town Bistro at 3388 NW Byron Street in Silverdale. For more information, call (360) 698-9463 or visit oldtown-bistro.com.
Area students are keeping a long-standing tradition at the Sidney Art Gallery young. Work from artists at South Kitsap High School and John Sedgwick, Cedar Heights and Marcus Whitman junior high schools are showing at the Port Orchard gallery this month as part of its 33rd annual Student Art Show. Find the Sidney Gallery at 202 Sidney Avenue in Port Orchard. Showcase runs through Jan. 24. For more information, call (360) 876-3693 or visit sidneymuseumandarts.com.