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- May 1, 2009 at 10:47AM
Local author’s uber-successful Cedar Cove Series, loosely based on Port Orchard, inspires town festival.
- 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.
- May 1, 2009 at 10:55AM
- May 13, 2009 at 2:19PM 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.
- May 13, 2009 at 2:15PM 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.”
- May 13, 2009 at 2:16PM 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?
- May 13, 2009 at 2:09PM
The Great Peninsula Conservancy continues its outdoor excursions this weekend with a wildflower walk through Guillemot Cove, May 16.
- May 13, 2009 at 2:18PM 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.
- May 15, 2009 at 9:41AM
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.
- May 15, 2009 at 9:45AM
BPA presents the inaugural off-broadway premiere of "Light in the Piazza" while Port Orchard gets its own art walk this weekend.
- May 15, 2009 at 9:48AM
- May 15, 2009 at 9:50AM
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.
- May 15, 2009 at 9:53AM
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:
- May 15, 2009 at 9:59AM
“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.”
- May 15, 2009 at 10:01AM
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.
- May 15, 2009 at 10:06AM
- May 19, 2009 at 9:43AM 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.
- May 19, 2009 at 10:56AM
These World Famous Lipizzaner Stallions are kind of a big deal, so too is the equine culture in Kitsap County.
- May 19, 2009 at 11:58AM
Port Orchard merchant Moondogs, Too opens its patio for summer concerts.
- May 19, 2009 at 2:02PM
Memorial Day beckons; local boucanier Pat Momany, a new What's Up Food and Drink columnist, answers the call with the perfect BBQ ribs.
- 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.
- 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.
- May 22, 2009 at 12:01PM
- May 26, 2009 at 8:53AM
- May 27, 2009 at 1:27PM 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.