Arts & Leisure

Anacortes Arts Festival opens three-day run

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Local artist Jennifer Bowman gets ready for the Anacortes Festival, which is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Friday evening has been marketed as "Locals Night" ahead of the crowds that fill the city on the weekend.

40 Performers to bring HONK! Fest West to Anacortes

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An unbelievable show is coming to an unusual venue, the madrona grove behind the Depot Arts Center on Tuesday. National and international touring brass bands totaling 40 performers among bands from Perth, Australia, Arcata, Calif. and Chicago, Ill. will perform.

New Wallie Funk photo exhibit opens Saturday

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Enthusiastic send-offs of the fishing fleet and weekend fishermen’s dances were central features of life in Anacortes for decades.

Summer Artwork this Friday

Beached, 27" x 33" Watercolor by Pamela Harold

The annual June First Friday Gallery Walk will feature a special exhibit featuring the Women Painters of Washington, an exhibit at Scott-Milo which presents the artwork of 49 women whose work was juried into the show by Anacortes artist Anne Schreivogl.