Blues

Fiddle Tunes

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2015 Festival of American Fiddle Tunes: Now Open

Spend the week of June 28-July 5, 2015 living, learning, and playing music with masters of a wide variety of fiddling styles. The Festival of American Fiddle Tunes provides an opportunity to be in community with the bearers of fiddle traditions. We have just opened registration for the 2015 gathering. Folks who register early get first

Jazz

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Vocalist Kim Nazarian featured at Jazz Port Townsend

Centrum is honored to welcome vocalist, teacher, lyricist, Grammy-nominated arranger, and Grammy award-winning ensemble singer, Kim Nazarian to our 2015 Jazz Port Townsend festival and workshop!  Just try and fit a ball of positive energy like Kim into a category and you will break the box! Kim Nazarian is the soprano and one of the founding

Writing

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Erin Belieu’s Slant Six Featured in NY Times

Erin Belieu, Centrum’s Artistic Director for the Port Townsend Writers’ Conference, was recently featured in the New York Times for her new poetry collection Slant Six. Erin’s fourth collection, Slant Six, is an inundation of the humor and horror in contemporary American life—from the last saltine cracked in the sleeve, to the kitty-cat calendar in an office cubicle. With its

Voice Works

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Photos from 2014 Voice Works at Centrum

The 2014 Voice Works gathering was simply inspiring. We were deeply impressed by the level of fearlessness and artistry that the participants and faculty brought to Fort Worden. We can’t wait to do it again next year! Roz Powell  took some terrific photos of all of you during the week, so grab a cup of coffee, and take

Young Artists

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Explorations culminates in young artists performance

Centrum’s Explorations youth program, led by Martha Worthley, welcomed more than 50 seventh, eighth and ninth grade students from throughout Western Washington to Fort Worden State Park, March 1-6, 2015. This weeklong immersion arts experience included lessons on: Afro Brazilian Dance Brazilian Percussion Creative Writing Engineering & Inventing Theater Arts Wearable Art The program culminated

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