Port Ludlow Art League

Artists of the Month, Jeweler of the Month, Group Art at the Bay Club

Artist of the Month – Pamela Raine

Purple Haze
by Pamela Raine

After a long-awaited trip to New Zealand to visit her daughter and meet her new granddaughter, Pamela brought back two six-foot sections of wool that was used as insula- tion by a meal kit delivery service. As her daughter was about to toss the wool, Pamela said, “Wait. I can do some- thing with that.” And so started Pamela’s exploration into fiber art.

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Rose Theater Has New Owners

by Bev Rothenborg, A & E Editor

Thirty years ago Rocky Friedman purchased a building which eventually became the Rose Theater in Port Townsend. Over the years it has evolved from just one movie theater to three separate venues. From the Rose to the Rosebud to the Starlight Room, you may choose from a selection of films. Owner Friedman has recently sold the business to new owners.

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Port Ludlow Art League

December Program Meeting
Speaker – Carol Reynolds

The Owl
by Carol Reynolds

The Port Ludlow Art League is delighted to welcome Carol Reynolds as the speaker for their December Program Meeting.

Growing up in a household where her mother was a seamstress and her grandmother a needleworker, Carol was instinctively drawn to textile art. Initially a weaver, Carol will speak about a new technique called “new hand stitching” or “slow stitching,” which is a mindful process that encourages the artist to thoughtfully create textile art by stitching with needle and thread. Carol works with repurposed cloth, thread, and photo transfers—cutting, ripping, sewing, dying, and painting fabrics, achieving depth by layering with transparent and translucent materials.

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Return of Community Theaters

by Bev Rothenborg, A & E Editor

It has been a long two years’ wait for those of us who enjoy visiting the community theaters in the area. Many of the actors and staff with a few exceptions are unpaid volunteers whose dedication to their craft never ceases to impress me. The hours of preparation are obvious in the professionalism of the productions. If like me, you haven’t been able to experience locally performed little theater recently, here is an idea of what is going on:

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Marine Science Center Lecture Series Continues

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe scientist and environmental biologist Neil Harrington is the featured speaker at the Port Townsend Marine Science Center’s “The Future of Oceans” lecture at The Chapel at Fort Worden State Park at 3 p.m. on Sunday, December 4. He will discuss the latest findings on invasive European green crab. There is no charge to attend; donations are welcomed and appreciated.

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