Launch the New Year with laughs January 3

Join The EDGE Improv for an ingeniously improvised evening of on-the-spot comedy, all from audience suggestions. For two laughter-filled decades, the troupe’s impulsive brand of comedy and riotous antics have inspired rave reviews from audience members. Troupe member Ken Ballenger quips, “It’s like therapy, but cheaper!” Read more.

Written by Sally Jo Martine

VOTE for BPA as Theatre of the Year and more before December 31

Cast your VOTE for BPA in the 2014 BroadwayWorld Seattle awards! BPA has been nominated for several BroadwayWorld Seattle awards, including: Theatre of the Year; Best Musical - Avenue Q; Best Direction of a Musical - Ken Michels for Avenue Q; Best Leading Actor in a Musical - Ryan Bohannon in Avenue Q and Justin Wayne Lynn for Shrek; Best Leading Actor in a Play - Ted Dowling for The Kentucky Cycle; Best Featured Actor in a Musical - James Sgambati for Shrek; Best Featured Actress in a Musical - Shannon Dowling and Corinna Lapid Munter for Avenue Q; Best Costume Design - Cheryl Cantwell for Shrek; People to Watch - Ryan Bohannon, Alex Davis-Brazill & Corinna Lapid Munter. Winners are chosen by reader polling, so please cast your votes at: / BROADWAYWORLD.COM

Written by Sally Jo Martine

Support the arts by adding your voice to Bainbridge Island's Comprehensive Plan

Bainbridge Island's Comprehensive Plan, initially adopted in 1994 and updated in 2004, is up for renewal and open for public input this December. The city's Comprehensive Plan guides the growth and establishes the long-range vision for the Island, identifying important characteristics that the community desires to retain, promote, or foster – including cultural development. We invite you to lend your voice in support of the island’s rich cultural traditions and institutions!

Please visit to express your support for the cultural element of the comp plan!

Written by Sally Jo Martine