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There are always interesting things going on in the West Sound, and we like to keep you informed about all the news and local happenings. Here you’ll find the latest local community news.

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Bainbridge Performing Arts

BSO April Concert Features Talented Local Youth, Music from Films

I am very much looking forward to my concerts with the Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra. The concerts are special for me because of the collaboration with my talented Bainbridge Island Youth Orchestra. I strongly believe that arts organizations are stronger and more vibrant when … read more

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orchestra

New Poulsbo Community Orchestra Artistic Director to Lead Bainbridge Symphony as Guest Conductor

Guest conductor Mario Alejandro Torres will lead the Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra’s lyrical and lovely winter program this February. César Franck wrote a hybrid symphony-symphonic poem when he penned his “Symphony in D minor,” his most enduring work for orchestra. The opening movement seems … read more

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Children

Giving Gifts that Give Hope

Hope is a gift on every child’s wish list, especially those in parts of the world ravaged by natural disasters and poverty. Giving hope lets these children know that the world hasn’t forgotten them. If you’re looking for a gift with a purpose, … read more

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West Sound Quilters' Annual Quilt Show

West Sound Quilters’ Annual Quilt Show Brings Theme of ‘Tradition with a Twist’

West Sound Quilters’ annual show features around 300 quilts made by members, plus wearable art, vendors, demonstrations, quilt turning, a raffle quilt, a treasure chest, auction blocks, community quilts, a café and more. The show has the theme “Tradition with a Twist” this … read more

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Drafts and Drums

Sept 30. Festival Helps Fund New Program for Soldiers Returning from War

Leaders, veterans and family members behind the Permission to Start Dreaming Foundation want to change the post-traumatic stress discussion to an effort focused on post-traumatic growth. The foundation is launching a new program that cultivates and facilitates post-traumatic growth in warriors coming home … read more

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"I Will Survive" — Bo Mellinge as Felicia, Matty McCaslin as Bernadette and Troy Wageman as Mitzi

Smash-Hit Musical Based on Smash-Hit Movie Comes to Bainbridge

Based on an Oscar-winning movie, “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert — the Musical” is an iconic hit musical that has won various awards. The musical recounts the heartwarming, uplifting adventure of three friends — Tick, Bernadette and Adam, a glamorous Sydney-based performing trio … read more

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Scene from a past Spring Fling, a popular event that is being replaced this year by Autumn Colors

New Arts Event to Support Art-In-Residence School Program

Two Waters Arts Alliance will host a new fundraising event, Colors of Autumn, to benefit its Artist in Schools programs. This new event replaces Two Waters’ popular Spring Fling, which for many years celebrated the art, arts education and artists of the Key … read more

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Bainbridge Performing Arts

Enjoy All-Local Talent at Ten-Minute Play Festival

A ghost, the goddess of death, a jellyfish and World War II GI, and a gaggle of waterfowl are among the characters that strut the stage at this year’s Island Theatre Ten-Minute Play Festival, Aug. 18 and 19. Now in its sixth year, … read more

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