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The Sister Cities Delegation’s first visit to the town of Vela Luka was some fifteen years ago during Dean Maxwell’s administration. My late husband Nick, was on the city council, so, at that time, I was lucky enough to be … Continue reading
Many photographers suffer a sense of separation from their subjects as they work, wrestling with the feeling that in committing to the camera they have disassociated themselves from true connection with the people or the scene they are recording. Not … Continue reading
August 3,4,5 Croatian Cultural Center 801 5th St., Anacortes View the Event The Artists Marius Hibbard One of my favorite places to go exploring with my camera is the Olympic Peninsula of Washington State and the best time of the year … Continue reading
The Salish Sea Deaf School does an end-of-year group project at the end of each school year that culminates in a “Big Reveal” at their graduation ceremony. This year the students chose to create a group painting. They talked about it, they wrote … Continue reading
For more than 50 years, the pulp mill at the foot of 17th Street played a major role in the economy, community and environment of Anacortes. Continue reading
Sculptor Andries Breedt, an engineering consultant who lives in LaConner, was inspired by a deadly threat to the Pacific Northwest sea star population to create a stunning piece titled “The Leaking Vase.” That sculpture, appropriately positioned at the “N” Avenue … Continue reading
My Travels in Croatia by Marius Hibbard In the year 2000 I accompanied the Vela Luka folk dance group and orchestra from Anacortes to Croatia on tour as their photographer. We spent 17 days traveling around the country and giving performances. During … Continue reading
Anacortes Museum staff assisted students with research on Bobo and Anacortes history, also providing the photos and movies for a great short documentary film. Continue reading
Violinist Ingrid Matthews, recognized as one of the country’s leading period instrument performers, will return to Anacortes with John Lenti, lute, theorbo and guitar performer extraordinaire. Their performance will include French masterpieces (Leclair, Rebel) and the Bach B minor Partita. Ingrid Matthews is … Continue reading
“Fanaticism must be constantly fought, because it leads to dehumanizing, degrading and contagious hatred. Nothing good, nothing worthy, nothing creative can be born of hatred…” – Elie Weisel, Nobel Prize Recipient God’s Country by Steven Dietz, is a provocative play presented … Continue reading
Skagit County non-profit gains international recognition for presenting Celtic music and cultural events. Continue reading
Paul Revere Williams may not have visited Anacortes, Washington, but the Tudor Revival home he designed on the city’s northeast tip stands as a unique achievement. Continue reading