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May 5: Port Townsend Regional Arts Forum

Come meet ArtsWA Executive Director Karen Hanan, and several ArtsWA board and staff members at 5:30pm on May 5, 2015, at the CoLab, in Port Townsend (237 Taylor Street). Karen will give a brief overview on the various ways ArtsWA nurtures the arts in Washington communities; a snapshot of Port Townsend and Jefferson County’s creative economy; an


Summer Tickets Now on Sale

Welcome to Centrum’s 42nd Summer Season! In partnership with Fort Worden State Park, Centrum serves as a gathering place for creative artists and learners of all ages seeking extraordinary cultural enrichment. Browse our new 2015 summer ticket guide, which is your “go to” guide for every Centrum summer performance this year. View the 2015 Summer


Kitchen Culture Brings the Flavor of Cajun Culture to the Northwest

Guided by Southwest Louisiana food gurus Toby Rodriguez and Bryan Kyzer; Louisiana’s award-winning music supergroup The Revelers; and hot two-stepping duo Corey Porche and Sally Freund, Centrum will host Kitchen Culture – an authentic Cajun culinary, music and dance event – from May 6-10, 2015, at Fort Worden State Park. Kitchen Culture combines the music,


Resident Elizabeth Evans Set to Publish “As Good as Dead”

Congratulations to former Centrum Resident Elizabeth Evans on the recent publication of her new novel “As Good As Dead” scheduled for publication March 3, 2015 by Bloomsbury Books. I have had the wonderful experience of staying at a Centrum cabin on three occasions. The first time would have been back in the early ’90’s, in


Centrum Announces 2015 Officers

Centrum Foundation is pleased to announce new Board officers for 2015, effective January 1.  Port Townsend community leader Carla Main will serve as the President of the Board in 2015 and will be joined by local residents John Wilcox (Vice-President), Leah Mitchell (Secretary) and Sequim resident and Port Townsend business owner, Aldryth O’Hara (Treasurer). Locating