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March 3: BPA Gallery First Friday Art Walk: “Inkgarden”

Celebrate the vibrant printmaking community that now thrives on Bainbridge Island, and join us March 3 for an artist reception and a fun evening of art, food, and friends. Artist Wendy Orville opened Inkgarden Studio in 2004, offering classes in monotype. When approached about this exhibit, Wendy responded, “I feel so lucky to be part of such a generous, joyful and committed group of artists (and friends).” Read more.

Written by Sally Jo Martine

Laughter is good for the soul. And so is The EDGE Improv!

Leap into spring with The EDGE Improv, and join them March 4 as the members deliver an ingeniously improvised evening of on-the-spot comedy, all from audience suggestions. Troupe member Ken Ballenger proclaims, “The EDGE is like therapy, but cheaper.” Read more.

Written by Sally Jo Martine

BSO presents Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 March 4 & 5 in two off-site performances

Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra is delighted to team up with the University of Puget Sound Symphony Orchestra in this special presentation of Gustav Mahler’s magnificent Symphony No. 1 in D major. Also on the program is Carl Maria von Weber’s Concerto for Bassoon featuring Davis Hampton, bass clarinet. Both of the Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra’s winter concerts will be performed off-site. The ticketed Saturday performance on March 4 will be held at 3:00 p.m. at Bainbridge High School and the free concert on Sunday, March 5 will be at 4:00 p.m. at Schneebeck Concert Hall, University of Puget Sound. Read more.

Written by Sally Jo Martine

BPA announces Auditions for 5th Annual Summertime Shakespeare performance

BPA is pleased to announce AUDITIONS for THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, March 4 at BPA. Embraced by audiences as one of Shakespeare’s most delightful plays, this most merry and English of comedies centers on the lovable rogue Sir John Falstaff. Includes roles for five or more women ages 20 and up, 11 men ages 20 and up, and three youth ages 12 and up. Don’t miss the opportunity to play a role in BPA’s 2016 – 2017 60th Anniversary Season! Read more.

Written by Sally Jo Martine

Now Enrolling BPA Theatre School Spring 2017 Classes & Break Camps

BPA Theatre School is now taking registrations for the Spring 2017 Break Camps and Spring 2017 Quarter. Inspiring the kind of creativity, grace, and empathy that enrich every aspect of life, BPA Theatre School’s spring camps and classes for Pre-K through Adult yield artistic benefits for both hobbyists and career actors. “We wouldn’t do theater school at all if it wasn’t so dang much FUN!” – Director of Education Liz Ellis – Read more.

Written by Sally Jo Martine

Laughter is good for the soul. And so is The EDGE Improv!

Leap into spring with The EDGE Improv, and join them March 4 as the members deliver an ingeniously improvised evening of on-the-spot comedy, all from audience suggestions. Troupe member Ken Ballenger proclaims, “The EDGE is like therapy, but cheaper.” Read more.

Written by Sally Jo Martine

BSO presents Gustav Mahler’s magnificent Symphony No. 1

Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra teams up with the University of Puget Sound Symphony Orchestra for a special set of off-site performances March 4 & 5. The ticketed Saturday performance on March 4 will be held at 3:00 p.m. at Bainbridge High School and the free concert on Sunday, March 5 will be at 4:00 p.m. at Schneebeck Concert Hall, University of Puget Sound. Read more.

Written by Sally Jo Martine

Join us for [title of show] – a love-letter to Musical Theatre, February 10 – 19

Calling [title of show] “basically one long inside joke for the theatre community,” Director Philip Lacey says, “Don’t let that intimidate you! The heart of this show is not esoteric or incomprehensible. I would go so far as to say that this show taps into some of the most universal hopes and fears that we as humans will ever experience… At its heart, [title of show] is about four friends searching for happiness.” Read more.

Written by Sally Jo Martine

Shake off the winter doldrums with an evening of laughs on February 4

Join us as The EDGE Improv delivers an ingeniously improvised evening of on-the-spot comedy, all from audience suggestions. For more than two decades, the troupe’s riotous antics have inspired rave reviews from people from all walks of life. Read more.

Written by Sally Jo Martine

Help bring the chickens “home to roost” for their 2nd showing at the BPA Gallery

Join us for the First Friday Art Walk February 3 to enjoy an artist reception and a fun evening of art, food, and friends. Unique chicken portraits on cedar and humorous chicken block prints by local artist Matt Pedersen highlight his passion for the urban farm movement. The chicken portraits express the stoic qualities of the subject through detailed wood burned images, while his colorful small scale prints bring to life the peculiar personalities of chickens and their owners. Read more.

Written by Sally Jo Martine