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Kitsap’s Summer Festival Season kicks off...

  • May 1, 2009 at 10:51AM

It all starts this weekend with seagulls, enviro-lovers and paintballers next weekend. Plus new random Kitsapness taking shape.

Old Kingston Firehouse becomes town's first movie-plex

  • May 13, 2009 at 9:00AM updated May 15, 2009 at 11:27AM

Kingston celebrated its first movie theater Thursday night with a sold-out black-tie soiree, replete with bright lights and limousines, and a red carpet entrance at the old firehouse off highway 104 downtown. But it seems they’re celebrating more than just the town’s first silver screens.

Reflections on meeting the Dalai Lama | At the Lynwood

  • May 13, 2009 at 9:00AM updated May 15, 2009 at 11:26AM

At the edge of the millennium, The Dalai Lama of Tibet invited 40 of the West’s leading, most innovative thinkers in their respective fields to his residence tucked away in the Himalayan mountains of Northern India to discuss the world’s problems and how we can solve them. What transpired was captured by an 18-person, five-camera film crew and made into the documentary “Dalai Lama Renaissance.”

An insatiable hunger for shrimp and scuba | Beyond Kitsap

  • May 13, 2009 at 9:00AM updated May 15, 2009 at 11:28AM

Continuing the journey along Highway 101, Beyond Kitsap, seeking fresh Hood Canal shrimp and an impromptu scuba trip. Who knew you a press pass wouldn't pass for scuba certification?

A walk on the wild side — of flowers

  • May 13, 2009 at 9:00AM updated at 2:09PM

The Great Peninsula Conservancy continues its outdoor excursions this weekend with a wildflower walk through Guillemot Cove, May 16.

Tumbledown set to release debut full-length May 19

  • May 13, 2009 at 9:00AM updated May 15, 2009 at 11:27AM

arlier this year, Tumbledown — MxPx frontman Mike Herrera’s pop-punk-abilly side project — traveled down to Austin, Texas, for South by Southwest. And they came back with a record deal. The self-titled debut full-length, with wicked cover art from the famed tattoo artist Oliver Peck, is due out on the Austin-based label End Sounds in stores and online May 19.

In hard times, new members flock to the Kingston Art Gallery

  • May 15, 2009 at 9:00AM updated at 2:05PM

Some came ironically, some came directly, some came rather serendipitously. In spite of, or perhaps because of, the depressing economic climate and a daunting financial forecast, a host of new members have flocked to the Kingston Art Gallery in the first quarter of 2009.

Elsewhere in the Art World | 'Light in the Piazza'

  • May 15, 2009 at 9:00AM updated at 2:04PM

BPA presents the inaugural off-broadway premiere of "Light in the Piazza" while Port Orchard gets its own art walk this weekend.

Kitsap Harbor Fest: Seafaring in paradise

  • May 15, 2009 at 9:00AM updated at 2:06PM

The ports of Bremerton and Port Orchard are teaming up for a celebration of the high seas. Over Memorial Day weekend, May 23-25, the ports are hosting the inaugural Kitsap Harbor Fest, promising festivities for pirates of all ages. Another something new to Kitsap’s Festival docket.

DIG THIS | Veggie Gardens Galore

  • May 15, 2009 at 9:00AM updated at 2:01PM

My husband Pat gave me the most wonderful Mother’s Day present. He built me three gigantic raised beds and then he and I, on Mother’s Day weekend, shoveled and moved literally several tons of composted soil into the beds. This past week I planted the following types of seeds:

Master Gardeners and first-timers dig into Bremerton's Blueberry Park

  • May 15, 2009 at 9:00AM updated at 2:03PM

“We’ve been doing this for, what, 50,000 years as a civilization,” Melodie Malcom said, digging into her 10- by 20-foot plot on the opening weekend of the Blueberry Park P-Patch along Sylvan Way in Bremerton. “I think it’s about time we got back to that.”

The Dirt on Good Soil | With Local Expert Dave Peters

  • May 15, 2009 at 9:00AM updated at 2:02PM

If you’re one of the growing number of folks aiming to grow veggies this season, whether in the community p-patch or your own backyard, one of the most important components is the soil in which you’re planting.

WHAT GOES ON | Kitsap happenings for the week May 15-22

  • May 15, 2009 at 10:00AM updated at 2:00PM

Thoughts on Tumbledown's debut full-length | Joker's Peace

  • May 19, 2009 at 8:00AM updated May 22, 2009 at 12:07PM

Joker's Peace weighs in on tumblin' down with MxPx frontman Mike Herrera's alt/country/acoustic side project, Tumbledown.

Equestrian opera returns to Kitsap with the World Famous Lipizzaner Stallions

  • May 19, 2009 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2009 at 12:44PM

These World Famous Lipizzaner Stallions are kind of a big deal, so too is the equine culture in Kitsap County.

It sounds like summer on Bay Street

  • May 19, 2009 at 11:00AM updated May 22, 2009 at 12:42PM

Port Orchard merchant Moondogs, Too opens its patio for summer concerts.

Smoke 'Em If You Got 'Em | Memorial Day Beckons

  • May 19, 2009 at 1:00PM updated May 22, 2009 at 12:45PM

Memorial Day beckons; local boucanier Pat Momany, a new What's Up Food and Drink columnist, answers the call with the perfect BBQ ribs.

'Seattle Noir:' An anthology from the underworld

  • May 22, 2009 at 11:52AM

'Seattle Noir' — one of the most recent in a host of noir anthologies from the New York press Akashic Books — features short, edgy fiction on the Emerald City's seamy underbelly from various Northwest authors. The anthology's editor Curt Colbert reads with Bainbridge author Kathleen Alcala and Brian Thornton May 28 at Eagle Harbor Books on Bainbridge.

Destination: Fat Smitty’s | Beyond Kitsap

  • May 22, 2009 at 11:57AM

The Beyond Kitsap Highway 101 saga concludes with roadside-roasted, bacon-wrapped oysters and one of the nation’s best burgers.

Kitsap Opera stages centuries-old 'Il Travatore'

  • May 26, 2009 at 10:00AM updated May 28, 2009 at 11:44AM

Verdi's operas withstands through generations without changing much, though the world has. Kitsap Opera presents 'Il Travatore' June 5 and 7 at Bremerton's Admiral Theater.

Amy Waeschle debuts chronicle of surf-soaked stories

  • May 26, 2009 at 10:00AM updated May 27, 2009 at 1:29PM

Newly-Poulsbo-based author wanders the world, documenting the sights in both photos and prose in her first book — ‘Chasing Waves.’

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