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“I dabble. I guess you could say I’m a dabbler.” Lopez artist,…
Woodmen Hall was the wonderful venue where 10 band members of “Tiempo de Lopez” performed Jan. 15.
First Month is Finished
The newly formed San Juan County Arts Council is inviting input from artists of any discipline and anyone else with an interest.
February will see a variety of events at Lopez Library. Stave off the winter blues with a few of these events:
Lopez resident Sylvia Chesley Smith is offering Life Coach services for anyone in San Juan County.
Full Moon, Jupiter Changes Signs and Off We Go…
“War and Peace” is a very fat book. Until now, that is the reason I avoided reading it. What tipped the balance was a biographical film drama called “The Last Station” available on video at Lopez Library.
Lopez Island Conservation Corps recently sponsored a visit from a group of young falconers.
“I wrote my doctoral dissertation on Rock Music in the 20th Century,” said Lopezian Bill Johnson who majored in psychotherapy at the University of California and received his Doctor of Ministry at San Anselmo Theological Seminary in 1976.
If enjoying the holidays has not exhausted your urge to party, then there is plenty of opportunity for more celebrations this New Year’s Eve.
For those that think ballet is just for little girls in pink, think again. Lopez resident Thea Huijgen is opening the world of pirouettes and pliés to absolutely anyone who wants to try ballet.
This is So Not Hallmark
As the colder weather approaches, there are lots of good reasons to stay indoors – to stay warm, visit with friends and family and visit the library!
2010 was a prolific year for authors from the San Juan Islands. And history was the hot topic.
Triplet in Capricorn!
Now that it is basketball season, Gary Alexander of the Lopez Island Historical Society takes a look back at some pivotal Lobos wins.
“Mom would tell me to write down what I wanted from Santa, throw the list in the stove and run outside to see the smoke going right up to the North Pole. We believed it!”
Northwest Puppet Center will continue its season of puppetry on Lopez Island and expand to present puppet shows in Friday Harbor, as well.
Ready For Some Fun?
The Community Shakespeare Company will present its ninth annual Fall Festival at the Lopez Center for Community and the Arts, Nov. 17-20.
The Thanksgiving weekend is almost upon us and the library stands ready to help. There are a display of mouth-watering cookbooks and DVDs to get your culinary juices flowing, handily located across from the service desk.
How does one recover from a childhood of ritual abuse, child pornography, electrical shocks and Satanic parents? How does the same person become a well known playwright, author, and magazine editor? Janet Thomas has the answers.
Orcas A Cappella invites you to a yuletide celebration at Rosario Mansion.
A San Juan County Arts Council is being proposed by the San Juan Island Community Foundation’s Critical Needs Task Force.
Here We Are…Elections!
“Guided serendipity.” As Lopez textile artist Jan Scilipoti utters this phrase, her face is serene, beaming with joy. She is using these words to describe the process of discovery and revelation her work brings her, a theme she returns to repeatedly, a subject at which she always smiles.
Judith L. Meyer and her Naumann-Thienemann medal.
The Lopez Library promtes the reading of music, as well as words.
“We were living in a teeny-tiny travel trailer about the end of January, no electricity, no running water and our five-gallon goldfish bowl was frozen so the fish didn’t have room to turn around,” said Dave Anderson, laughing.
Halloween/Samhain/Day of the Dead
KLOI’s 2010 annual meeting opens in style with a free concert by Orcas singer/songwriters Sharon Abreu and Michael Hurwicz on Oct. 29, at 7:30 p.m. at Lopez Center.
Through Nov. 9, a menagerie of creatures has been ushered into the Lopez Center for Community and the Arts by six Lopez artists.
Full Moon of Initiation
Another month, another literary addiciton. I am not sure what it is about the autumn days that bring out the mystery lover in me, but that is what happens.