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On Oct. 13, at 7 p.m. Lopez Library will host Michael Hawkeye Herman, renowned blues teacher and performer. The event will be held by the fire place.
An aneurysm forms when the wall of an artery becomes weak and stretches from the pressure of the blood flowing through it.
For me and for many of my vegetable gardening friends, the Seed Savers Exchange Catalog and the annual Seed Savers Yearbook are favorite sources of heirloom seeds.
Jeff Hanks’ expertly crafted pottery and my canvas “Live Sea Scrolls” would seem to have little in common. Yet we both found that we are working in very old mediums which overlap in man’s history.
By Karen Rogers
Most of us give no thought to how cell phones, wireless routers, cordless phones, remotes or pagers work. We love the convenience and the connectedness. We assume they are safe to use and are unaware of the invisible radio frequency radiation that flows all around us and allows this technology to function.
The Lopez Artist Guild (LAG) has been going through a reorganization phase over the past year.
As if its violently vivid plumage and awkwardly splayed toes are not strange enough, this particular purple gallinule is not chasing wavelets on the Gulf. It’s perched on a broad studio table here on Lopez Island.
In 2005, Lopez resident JC Marean received an interesting package. It was from his long-time friend and singing partner Bill Bliss, and contained only a blank CD. As Marean was used to Bliss sending him musical samples, he assumed it would be another collection of songs. It was a sample CD, but it was also a blast from the past.
“Ithink everybody needs an interest. Find your thing, enjoy it, contribute to it,” said Suzanne Nicholson.
One striking part of Lopez Island Library’s new Art in the Library installation is a display that pays homage to the library and allows patrons to interact with the pieces. It even allows them to create works of art themselves.
Although the sudden departure of summer has left me disgruntled (it could have at least said goodbye) I don’t actually mind fall.
Fun. Just so much fun. That’s the word Raven Skyriver uses repeatedly about his work and life as a glass sculptor.
I’ve been gardening in the Pacific Northwest for 30 years and I’m…
There will be a reception held for the artists featured in "Wild," the latest exhibition at Chimera Gallery.
Nicaragua may be hundreds of miles away from Lopez Island, but it has a special place in the hearts of many here.
Waterfront vistas, rolling hayfields, and dramatic bluff views are just some of the highlights of the seventh annual Lopez Island Home Tour, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 18, on Lopez Island.
There is a lot of interest in grass-fed, pastured, humanely raised cattle, sheep, pigs and goats. Especially with the recent 10th anniversary of the Island Grown Farmers Cooperative and its Mobile Slaughter Unit that have made raising these animals profitable for local farmers.
Heading On Out…
Aquiet certainty imbues the work of Lopez photographer Robyn Minkler.
Last Week of Retrograde Mercury
This September there will be another chance to hear the popular band Elephant Revival. Sue DuMond, who organizes the Home on the Grange concert series, has invited them back to round up the summer music.
Reading is easily taken for granted. Most adults, young and old, do it every day without a second thought. Those at Lopez library, however, have not forgotten what it is like to be a shy reader.
This weekend Carter Family Marionettes will bring the color and excitement of a Venetian carnival to Lopez Village.
Racing To the Finish
The first time he went to sea, toddling Don Miley crawled into a packing box and was adrift by outgoing tide.
And There Goes Mercury…
Is it cheating to say I have read a certain book when actually all I did was listen to the audio recording?
The San Juan County Fair starts Wednesday, and once again Lopez will be well represented.
It’s the dog days of August and after a three-week trip off the island, the garden is looking a little stressed.
John Waugh is giving Lopezians the chance to play chess at the lopez Library. On Wednesday at 7 p.m., there will be the opportunity to come, play chess, or learn about the game. You don’t have to be good to come along.
When Ronnda Cadle was about 15 years old, a song on the radio changed her life. The song was “Crazy On You” and, as Ronnda says, “I asked someone who the guy was playing the guitar...they said that someone was a woman.”