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Same time Jan. 10. All shows are 21+, various covers a
same time Jan. 10. All shows are 21+, various covers at the Shipwreck Lounge at Slip 45, 715 Bay St. in Port Orchard. Info: www.slip45.com, www.myspace.com/slip45music.
TWO DAYS OF PEARL DJANGO: Collective Visions Gallery extends its concerts in the gallery session this month for two nights of the Django Rinehart-loving Northwest jazz quintet Pearl Django, from 7-9 p.m. Jan. 16 and 17 at the CVG, 331 Pacific Ave. in Bremerton. All ages, tickets are $20 adv/$24 d.o.s. Info: www.pearldjango.com, www.collectivevisions.com or call the CVG at (360) 377-8327.
FIRST SUNDAYS AT THE COMMONS: Presents the Seattle-based Karin Kajita Jazz Quintet at 4 p.m. Jan. 4 at the Bainbridge Commons, 402 Brien Dr. near Waterfront Park on Bainbridge. Admission is $20 adults, $15 seniors, $10 students at the door. Info: www.firstsundaysconcerts.org, www.karinkajita.com.
NATURE & OUTDOORS
TAKE A HIKE: The Kitsap Mountaineers coordinated courses will begin on Jan. 8, 2009. Info: www.kitsapmountaineers.org.
SUSTAINABLE GARDENING PRACTICES: The Washington State University Kitsap Extension will be giving seminars on sustainable gardening practices including topics of pest management and efficient watering systems. Classes are $35 per day, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Norm Dicks Government Center, 345 6th St. in Bremerton. For schedule, registration and more info, go to http://kitsap.wsu.edu/events/pdf/2009_Gardening_Courses.pdf or call (360) 337-7224.
THE ORCHARD THEATER: Presents “Cadillac Records,” a musical biopic, exploring the musical era of the 1940s to the 1960’s along with the Swedish-made vampire flick “Let the Right One In” and “What Just Happened” with Weekend Wierd showing of “Humboldt County” this week at 822 Bay St. in Port Orchard. For tickets and show time information, go to www.orchardtheater.com or call (360) 850-1082.
THE LYNWOOD THEATRE: Features the Golden Globe-buzzing “Curious Case of Benjamin Button” Jan 2-8 at 4569 Lynwood Center Road on Bainbridge. For tickets and show time info, go to www.lynwoodtheatre.com or call (206) 842-3080.
‘VICKY CHRISTINA BARCELONA:’ Is the next film in the Admiral Theatre’s Independent Film Series, slated for 7 p.m. Jan. 2, 515 Pacific Ave. in Bremerton. It’s the award-winning story of two young Americans in Spain, a straight-laced fiancé (Rebecca Hall) and a sexually adventurous free spirit (Scarlett Johansson), who meet a flamboyant Spanish artist (Javier Bardem) and his beautiful but insane wife (Penelope Cruz). Tickets are $7. Info: www.admiraltheatre.org, vickycristina-movie.com.
THE JEWEL BOX THEATRE: Is offering introductory classes on how to run lights and sound from 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 10 and Jan. 17 as well as workshops for props and scenery along with stage managers and stage hands this month. Participation is not a commitment to work at the Jewel Box, but they are always looking for volunteers. Call Larry at (360) 779-9688 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register. Info: www.jewelboxpoulsbo.org.
SCENE STUDY WITH DINAH MANOFF: The Tony Award-winning stage, sitcom and screen actress Dinah Manoff will be leading a course for adults in Scene Study, with classes at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 12 & 26, Feb. 2, 9 & 23 and March 2 at Bainbridge Performing Arts, 200 Madison Ave. N on Bainbridge. Registration is now open, tuition for the six-week course is $425 through BPA. Info: www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org/Education/SecondStage.html or call (206) 842-8578.
BPA WELCOMES ‘SALMONPEOPLE:’ “Salmonpeople” is said to be theater so sly its like going to dinner with Robin Williams, Garrison Keillor and Johnny Appleseed — a tapestry of insight, science, humor and cartography. It comes to Bainbridge Performing Arts for two performances at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 10 and again at 3 p.m. Jan. 3 at the BPA playhouse, 200 Madison Ave. N on Bainbridge. Ages 10 and up. Tickets are $25 for adults, $10 youth, college-aged and seniors. Info: www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org, www.peterdonaldson.net/Salmonpeople/index.html.
IMPROVISING INTO 2009: The EDGE Improv hails the New Year with three shows in January, starting with its regular monthly show at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 3, followed by a special late-night benefit performance for the Helpline House later that night at 9:30 p.m. and another at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 31 at the Bainbridge Performing Arts Playhouse, 200 Madison Ave. on Bainbridge. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors, students, youth, military and teachers, for the 7:30 p.m. Jan. 3 and 31 shows. Admission to the 9:30 p.m. show Jan. 3 is a donation to Helpline. Info: www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org, www.theedgeimprov.com or call BPA at (206) 842-8569.
SEATTLE OPERA PREVIEW: Norm Hollingshead gives a preview of the Bizet opera, “The Pearl Fishers,” a romance on the island of Sri Lanka at 2 p.m. Jan. 3 at the Bainbridge branch of the Kitsap Library, 1270 Madison Ave. N on Bainbridge, and then again at 2:15 p.m. Jan. 4 at the Sylvan Way branch, 1301 Sylvan Way in Bremerton. Both are all ages, free. Info: www.krl.org, (206) 842-4162, (260) 405-9100.