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Bob Storms’ seventh Jazz Celebration

WHATCOM — This year marks Bob Storms’ seventh Jazz Celebration event, and he has some extra special plans for 2015.   Storms discovered a waltz piece written by his father, and he has enlisted ...

Seattle trio joins March 29 with Whatcom orchestra

  BELLINGHAM — Three Seattle Symphony soloists join the full Whatcom Symphony Orchestra on Sunday, March 29, at 3 p.m. in the Mount Baker Theatre.   Principal cellist Efe Baltacigil, associate ...

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ONGOING School tours The Lynden School District is hosting community information nights at Lynden Middle School and Fisher Elementary School. A LMS tour and Q&A session is from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, ...

Beatles’ rock is featured in two orchestras’ May 7 concert

  BELLINGHAM — On Sunday, May 17, at 6 p.m. at the Mount Baker Theatre, the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra presents an evening with the dynamic Seattle Rock Orchestra for “a rousing program of The ...

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ONGOING School tours The Lynden School District is hosting community information nights at Lynden Middle School and Fisher Elementary School in February and March. LMS tour and Q&A session from 6:30 ...

State of the Arts: ‘Boyhood’ a remarkable cinematic achievement

I wasn’t quite sure what to make of Richard Linklater’s Oscar-nominated “Boyhood” about halfway through its long runtime.   In term of filmmaking, “Boyhood” is a landmark achievement. Linklater ...
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‘The Pirates of Penzance’ premiering at Lynden High School

LYNDEN — An operetta may seem like a difficult choice for a high school drama production, but for Tina Miller’s group of LHS performers, it was just the right fit.   “After last year’s musical, ...

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ONGOING Claire vg show “Rabbit Hole,” a Pulitzer-winning drama about loss, is on the Claire vg Thomas Theatre stage through Feb. 22. Thursday and Friday shows are at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday ...

‘The Imitation Game’ tells a fascinating true story of Enigma

Anybody who read my review of the first “Hobbit” movie a few years ago certainly knows that I’m a little harsh on needlessly long movies.   The way I see it, if a director sends a movie that’s ...

Outdoor sculpture survey under way

  WHATCOM — Sculpture Northwest is currently conducting a survey of all outdoor sculpture located in the City of Bellingham. The goal is to make the four northwestern counties in Washington State ...