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Kathryn Trueblood on Turning Life into Fiction

Winner of the 2013 Goldenberg Award in Fiction and the 2011 Red Hen Press Story Award, Kate Trueblood understands the complication of balancing a career and family. She is the mother of two children, a writer, and an Associate Professor at Western Washington University. Kate will be on faculty at the 2017 Port Townsend Writers

Grace Love Breathes Music

Singer songwriter Grace Love is Seattle’s shining jewel of grit, beauty and power – think Etta James and Betty Wright meet Mahalia Jackson. We’re excited to welcome Grace to the faculty of our 2017 Voice Works gathering in June. (If you love to sing, you’ll want to join us!) She grew up in Tacoma, just a stone’s

Brazil: A Visit to The Wellspring of Choro

Columnist and world traveler Cheryl Cashman, of Port Townsend, founder of Adventure Artisans travel concierge services and friend of Centrum, tells us a little about the country where Choro musicians come from. The Choro Workshop at Centrum begins next month, April 26-30, 2017. Five talented musicians are flying from Brazil to teach and perform over


Maria Muldaur Brings Jug Band Music to 2017 PT Acoustic Blues Workshop

Maria Muldaur  –  “America’s First Lady of Roots Music” –  is joining the faculty of the 2017 Port Townsend Acoustic Blues Workshop, and will return to her roots: Jug Band Music, lighthearted “Good Time Music for Hard Times”. Maria is best known world-wide for her 1974 mega-hit “Midnight at the Oasis,”which received several Grammy nominations,