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Dec. 3 & 4: Creative Aging Conference

Dec. 3 & 4: Creative Aging Conference

  2020 Creative Aging Conference “Perspectives on Legacy” ONLINE ONLY Thursday, December 3 and Friday, December 4, 2020 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Perspectives on Legacy is a two-day online conference designed for social and healthcare professionals, artists, educators, and lifelong learners to explore the topic of legacy from the perspective of making a positive

Happy Thanksgiving!

  Dear Volunteer Friends, This Thanksgiving week finds us months down the road from the onset of Covid-times and all too habituated to a pandemic way of life. Hopefully with upcoming events including a vaccine just around the corner our lives will return to the way they were a year ago. In the meantime, Centrum

Scholarship Fund News, Podcasts and Ukes Online!

CENTRUM SCHOLARSIP FUND CAMPAIGN EVENT On Monday, August 31st, in Port Townsend, 1 mad dog and 3 English people will take part in a relay triathlon to raise funds for the Centrum Scholarship Fund. Thanks to your generous support we have already passed $10,000 and are well on our way to our goal of $50,000

Fending off the Blues with Gusto!

Last Friday’s edition (August 7) of  KPTZ’s “Crackin’ the Vault” hosted by Peter McCracken, featured Mexican violin virtuoso and composer, the “Paganini of the Hotlands” Don Juan Reynoso, who first came to teach and perform at Fiddle Tunes in 1997 at the age of 85.  Mesmerizing and impossible to sit still to, Don Juan’s passion,

Missing Jazz

I’d like to start with reflections from Gregg Miller, Centrum’s Program Manager for Jazz (Choro and Chamber Music).  The multi-talented program manager/construction worker (I could go on) has been instrumental – pun TOTALLY  intended – in the renovation of Centrum buildings over the past few months, in between his musical managerial duties.  Gregg was happy

The Movable Fence

July 4th came and went, and was, as Aislinn Palmer, Fort Worden’s operations executive assistant, had hoped “gloriously the same and startlingly different”.  Centrum provided several volunteers to help out at this year’s (non) event which bolstered the Fort’s skeleton staff and was much appreciated as always.  Although the fiddlers-under-every-tree, fireworks and tug-of-war were all

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