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Join us for the Centrum Gala – October 22

Join us for the Centrum Gala – October 22

Help students of all ages come to Centrum for creative experiences that change lives. Be the passport to their dreams. Reserve your seat to the 2016 Centrum Gala! Passport to Dreams will feature fine dining and bidding on an array of auction items, from the precious to the practical. Returning auctioneer Laura Michalek will preside


July 22: Abakis at Free Fridays at the Fort

TODAY’S EVENT WILL BE HELD IN THE WHEELER THEATER IN THE EVENT OF RAIN.  JOIN US! Don’t miss our July 22, 2016  Free Fridays at the Fort concert with Abakis. Abakis (a.k.a. Aba Kiser) creates collaborative music that bridges new and old worlds: a delicate blend of classic soul led by powerhouse vocals and Kottke-style


Skylash: Flamenco Jazz at Free Fridays July 15

Flamenco Jazz by Skylash – a project of Istvan Rez, Farko Dosumov, and Anil Prasad – will be the focus of our July 15, 2016 Free Fridays at the Fort concert. For several years Istvan and Farko have continued to play as a dynamic flamenco guitar and bass duo throughout Washington. They are excited to have


Olympic Music Festival
at Centrum: July 15 & 16

The OMF 2016 summer season begins with a bang as superstar violinist Sarah Chang returns to perform with festival artists in a program featuring Piazzolla’s Four Seasons of Buenos Aires, a sultry tango-inspired violin concerto based on Vivaldi’s famed masterpiece. OMF Artistic Director Julio Elizalde performs Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 12 in A major in


Tax-Free Option to Make a Gift to Centrum

It is our pleasure to share some good news with you!  If you or any family members have reached the age of 70½ years—thus requiring you to make distributions from your individual retirement accounts (IRAs)—there may be additional ways to maximize your charitable contributions while saving on your taxes. 2016 marks the permanent reinstatement of


July 8: The Seabright Serenaders at Free Fridays at the Fort

Lively dance music from the old and new worlds will ring out over Fort Worden on July 8, 2016 thanks to the Seabright Serenaders‘ performance at Free Fridays at the Fort. Centrum’s popular lunchtime concert and reading series takes place on the lawn of the Nora Porter Commons at Fort Worden State Park. Performances begin