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- posted Jun 8, 2010 at 3:04 PM
- posted Jun 8, 2010 at 3:12 PM— updated Jun 9, 2010 at 11:48 AM
Next weekend, Judy Vigoren can be found shooting daggers across the felt, eyeing the competition at Las Vegas’ World Series of Poker. “People say it’s scary. I stare them down, I threaten them with my eyes,” said Vigoren, 67, a Snohomish resident who nabbed the No. 2 slot at Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort’s recent World Series of Poker satellite event. She plays poker sans the typical eyewear to better “play the players.”
- posted Jun 8, 2010 at 3:17 PM— updated Jun 15, 2010 at 12:10 PM
Though starting your own seedlings can be rewarding, it takes lots of time. Once seedlings are started they need daily care. If you are short of time or away frequently the latter is for you. Seedlings also take up indoor space protected from animals and small children. This year you may want to buy bedding or mature plants from a commercial grower. This isn’t considered cheating and guarantees results.
- posted Jun 14, 2010 at 1:37 PM— updated Jun 15, 2010 at 12:05 PM
The Puget Sound is catching to the eye; tourists come to see lolling waves, whales and palm-sized shoreline treasures. For watershed locals, Suquamish filmmaker John Williams wants to develop an awareness of the sound's tinier elements — inhabitants so small, the human eye alone can't sense them. "Hearing the words is one thing, but actually seeing these creatures and getting to know them as neighbors is another," Williams said.
- posted Jun 15, 2010 at 3:25 PM— updated Jun 16, 2010 at 11:06 AM
A book written by a South Kitsap High graduate has been selected by the Kitsap Regional Library for its “One Book, One Community” program. The library hopes come October, its county-wide patrons will join in reading and discussing “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet,” a book about Chinese and Japanese families living in Seattle at the time of Pearl Harbor. The “One Book, One Community” program is designed to encourage reading and book discussion.
- posted Jun 15, 2010 at 3:27 PM— updated Jun 16, 2010 at 9:41 AM
Comedy legend Gallagher will shower his audience with humor — and splash them with plenty of other things too — at his show at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 24, at the Admiral Theatre, 515 Pacific Avenue, Bremerton.
- posted Jun 15, 2010 at 3:30 PM— updated Jun 18, 2010 at 9:12 AM
- posted Jun 22, 2010 at 2:46 PM
What started as a small charity rodeo has burgeoned into an award-winning event in Kitsap County.
- posted Jun 22, 2010 at 2:51 PM
Thirty local kids, ages 6 to 19, will take the stage at Central Stage Theatre of County Kitsap (CSTOCK) in a storybook production of “Cinderella” beginning Friday, June 25.
- posted Jun 22, 2010 at 2:58 PM
Saturday’s Street Scramble in Port Orchard will be a lesson in concentration as much as it will be a lesson in the city’s lesser-known treasures.
- posted Jun 22, 2010 at 3:10 PM
Put a finger on a map at Forks, the famed setting of author Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight series, and a thumb on Seattle, where a bloodthirsty band of vampires stages its uprising in “Eclipse,” the third book in the series, then pull your finger and thumb together. Somewhere in between, your digits will meet at the Kitsap Peninsula, home to two midnight opening benefits of the movie version of “Eclipse,” which officially comes to theaters June 30.
- posted Jun 29, 2010 at 2:18 PM
For new bands the local music scene is full of opportunity, but standing out from the rest can be difficult. If you are backed by an 80-piece orchestra, standing out is more feasible. Seattle indie-rock band The Kindness Kind has begun to show what their electronic-infused rock sound is made of, booking shows with bands like Doug Fir and Head Like a Kite.
- posted Jun 29, 2010 at 2:23 PM
There are plenty of places and ways to celebrate freedom in Kitsap this weekend, from waterfront concerts to parades to bright bursts that light up the sky.
- posted Jun 29, 2010 at 2:29 PM
- posted Jul 6, 2010 at 2:35 PM
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Port Orchard’s James Hunnicutt, Bremerton’s The Great Alone and more in Kitsap this weekend | Rock Roundup
- posted Jul 6, 2010 at 2:45 PM
- posted Jul 6, 2010 at 2:52 PM— updated Jul 8, 2010 at 11:48 AM
A pair of 14-foot statues at Fourth Street and Pacific Avenue in Bremerton have attracted plenty of attention since their installation last month.
- posted Jul 13, 2010 at 2:42 PM
‘Cabaret’ opens Friday, July 16, at Ovation! Musical Theatre Bainbridge. It runs through Aug. 1 at the Bainbridge High School Theatre, 9330 NE High School Road.
- posted Jul 13, 2010 at 2:45 PM
On a busy Friday night, games like the Star Wars Roleplaying Game and Magic: The Gathering are scattered throughout Discordia Games, a local haven in Bremerton for gamers to group up and immerse themselves in another reality.
- posted Jul 13, 2010 at 2:52 PM
Often heralded as a fun, free way for families to spend time, geocaching continues to balloon in popularity with the presence of a GPS device in nearly everyone’s palm, courtesy the smartphone.
- posted Jul 20, 2010 at 12:32 PM
A children’s novel by Silverdale author Crystal Marcos is now available online and at Pages Books and Monica’s Waterfront Bakery & Cafe in Silverdale.
- posted Jul 20, 2010 at 12:43 PM— updated Jul 23, 2010 at 1:26 PM
Hollywood’s “Green Giant,” Ed Begley Jr., will celebrate sustainable living on Bainbridge Island on Tuesday, July 27.
- posted Jul 20, 2010 at 12:45 PM
The Bainbridge Bluegrass Festival & Indie Banditas Bazaar will be held from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 24, at Battle Point Park, 11299 Arrow Point Drive.
- posted Jul 20, 2010 at 12:47 PM
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“The Glass Menagerie” begins Friday, July 23, and will show through Aug. 15. Shows begin at 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and at 2 p.m. on Sundays. Tickets are $14. Learn more at www.jewelboxpoulsbo.org or call (360) 697-3183.