Blues

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July 31-August 1: Blues in the Clubs Returns

The Port Townsend Acoustic Blues Festival’s signature event, Blues in the Clubs is a moveable feast of great music in various downtown venues, with each venue operating on a first-come, first-seated basis. Your wristband is an all access pass, and we encourage you to move around throughout the evening to gain the full benefit of the

Fiddle Tunes

2015 Fiddle Tunes Showcase: July 3 Performances

The 2015 incarnation of the Festival of American Fiddle Tunes brings together more than 30 faculty members from four different countries, along with hundreds of particpants – all of whom share the rich history and diverse styles of fiddle music together here at Fort Worden. This is a grand American gathering, and the week culminates in two

Jazz

Free Fridays at the Fort

Free Fridays: Big Band – Indoors at The Commons

Our event is “on!”  We’re set up to hold the concert at The Commons!  It will be indoors at The Commons!  And it’s free! On Friday, July 24, 2015 at 12pm, enjoy the Jazz Port Townsend Participant Big Band led by Clarence Acox.   Jazz Port Townsend is one the nation’s most highly-regarded jazz experiences.  Led by

Writing

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July 18 Free Reading: An Evening with Joseph Stroud

During the Port Townsend Writers’ Conference, a rich and diverse gathering of prose writers and poets read from their work. Readings are free, and open to the public at the Joseph F. Wheeler Theater. View the entire Readings schedule. Saturday, July 18, 2015 7 pm: Joseph Stroud Joseph Stroud is the author of five books of poetry: In

Voice Works

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2015 Voice Works Photos Now Online

2015 Voice Works is in the books. And what a gathering it was. We’d like to offer our deep gratitude to all of the amazing artist faculty and participants who joined us this year, sharing of their gifts, stories, songs, and laughter. We can’t wait to do it again next year. In the meantime, photographer Roz

Young Artists

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Faculty News: DANCE This

Some quick updates from our amazing dance faculty for 2015 DANCE This summer workshop for high school dancers. Ellie Sandstrom (pictured) has been steadily running the Dance Department at The Northwest School, and recently competed two new choreographic commissions. One of the commissions was for Creative Dance Center’s Kaleidoscope Dance Company for youth. The piece, set

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