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40th Annual Seattle International Comedy Competition is November 23

Ten great comics from around the country vie for fame and fortune. Join us for the concluding show of the semi-finals, after which this year’s finalists will be announced. The 40th Annual Seattle International Comedy Competition starts November 7 and continues for 20 shows at venues throughout the region until a winner is crowned on Sunday, December 1 at the famed Comedy Underground in Seattle. Track the nightly results at www.facebook.com/seattlecomedycompetition.

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BPA Gallery November First Friday Art Walk: “Natural Bainbridge”

Join us in the BPA Gallery November 1 for the First Friday Art Walk, an enjoyable evening of art and friends, and photographs by Paul Brians from the new book, Natural Bainbridge. This new book, published by the Bainbridge Island Land Trust, focuses on protecting, sustaining, and appreciating Bainbridge island’s natural character and special preserved places.

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BSO presents Distant Light with soloist Maria Larionoff November 9 & 10

Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra launches BPA’s 2019 – 2020 symphonic season in grand fashion with Music Director & Conductor Mario Alejandro Torres and a program that’s “out of this world.” To celebrate the new season, BSO will start the evening with George Chadwick’s buoyant Jubilee from Symphonic Sketches. Then the acclaimed violinist and former concertmaster of the Seattle Symphony, Maria Larionoff, will make a guest appearance by performing one of the most important violin concertos of the 20th century – Distant Light by Pēteris Vasks. In an exciting conclusion to the evening, BSO will perform selections from Gustav Holst’s powerful and haunting The Planets.

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BPA stages cult classic The Rocky Horror Show, October 11 – 27

Head to Bainbridge Island for a spooky night out and the cult classic – The Rocky Horror Show. Stuck with a flat tire during a storm, sweethearts Brad and Janet discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank N. Furter and his household of unforgettable characters. BPA’s production of Richard O’Brien’s time-honored musical is a must-see for “virgins” and fans alike.

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Imagination on Demand with The EDGE Improv October 5

Celebrate a night out on Bainbridge Island October 5 as The EDGE Improv offers imagination on demand, divined spontaneously from audience suggestions. The troupe’s riotous antics have inspired rave reviews from shrewd onlookers since the dawn of time. Following one performance, audience member Shirli M. said “My face and throat hurt from grinning so wide and laughing so hard! Who knew Improv was so much fun?!”

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BPA Theatre School Now Enrolling Fall Classes

BPA Theatre School is now registering for an inviting array of fall classes for pupils of all ages. “Theatre training allows students to experience circumstances beyond their own sphere, creating a deeper understanding and empathy for those with different stories than their own. These experiences can be applied throughout one’s life, and indeed across many vocations.” – Pete Benson, Director of Education

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