Arts and Leisure

Hikes: Singing in the Key of Spring

You know that feeling, when bird songs fill the dawn of morning, when the air is actually warmish for the first time, when the bare brown earth disappears under bows and flows of freshly emerging green growth, when sunshine sweetens your smile, and sweat actually beads on your skin.

‘The Diplomat’ negotiates expectations – and myths – about gender, power and politics

Although the series perpetuates the stereotype that politically ambitious women can’t be trusted in high office, it thoughtfully portrays the ubiquity of everyday sexism in political culture.

Books: Maurice by Jessixa Bagley

Set in Paris, and filled with stunning illustrations of the city, this little picture book by Seattle author Jessixa Bagley, about a street musician who is forced to adapt to a quickly changing world is absolutely sweet and a little bit heartbreaking.

Books: A Fever in the Heartland

An instant New York Times bestseller, this historical thriller explains much of the dark side of modern life through a history tale from a hundred years ago.

Anacortes galleries open Friday evening

Enjoy the First Friday Artwalk on Friday, May 5  from 6pm – 8pm in downtown Anacortes. We've got the list.

Port Announces Summer Concert Lineup

The Port of Anacortes has revealed the lineup for their summer concert series at Seafarers' Park.

Anacortes Library schedules Fantasy Day events

Anacortes Public Library will host the return of their annual genre celebration! This year, Fantasy Day will be a day of fun for the entire family, celebrating the fantasy genre and the stories and characters we love. We've got the schedule.

Anacortes Galleries open for monthly Art Walk

Several Anacortes art galleries, as well as other businesses, will be open Friday night for the monthly first-Friday Art Walk. Here's a list...

Don't miss Art Walk in Anacortes

Art galleries in the downtown area are open from 6-8 pm this Friday. Here's a list.

Anacortes Arts Festival this weekend

Hundreds of artisans will be here showing their work as music plays on two stages, one at each end of the Commercial strip from tenth st. to the foot of Commercial Ave.