Blues

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Corey Ledet and Cedric Watson Bring Creole & Zydeco to Port Townsend

The 2014 faculty at the Port Townsend Acoustic Blues Festival covers a lot of musical ground. But we’re particularly excited to welcome some serious Creole & Zydeco power to Port Townsend this year in Corey Ledet and Cedric Watson. Corey Ledet Corey Ledet spent his summers with family in Louisiana immersed in the Creole culture. He

Fiddle Tunes

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Rhythm Rollers to Honor Bob McQuillen at Fiddle Tunes

National Heritage Award recipient Bob McQuillen passed away this past February at the age of 90.He made a significant impact on the Fiddle Tunes community, having first been on staff 30 years ago. He was one of the most beloved New England contra dance musicians. To celebrate Bob’s legacy of music, we’ve invited Laurie Andres,

Jazz

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Photos from 2013 Jazz Port Townsend

Each year at Jazz Port Townsend, Centrum is honored to have an amazing photographer roaming the session spaces and rehearsal halls. His name is Jim Levitt, and even though he has a “day” job at Boeing, he graciously spends a week in Port Townsend each July to document the work of the workshop. What sets

Writing

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Dana Levin – Poetry & Persona

Dana Levin is the author of In the Surgical Theatre, Wedding Day, and Sky Burial, which The New Yorker called “utterly her own and utterly riveting.” Levin’s poetry and essays have appeared recently in The New York Times, Los Angeles Review of Books, APR, Agni, and Poetry. A recipient of fellowships and awards from the Rona Jaffe,

Voice Works

Young Artists

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Centrum Celebrates Nanda’s 10th Anniversary

Centrum kicks off its 2014 Summer Season at with a special one-night-only event for families in celebration of Centrum’s youth programs and the 10th anniversary of NANDA, Port Townsend’s, Acrobaticalist Ninja Theatre Troupe. Incorporating kung-faux fighting, dance, juggling, and acrobatics NANDA performances are known and loved for their mishmash of classic vaudeville, circus and theater

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