“Parasite” has officially infected Hollywood’s award season. Bong Joon Ho’s Korean class satire became the first foreign language film to take top honors from the Screen Actors Guild on Sunday, setting itself up as a legitimate best picture contender to the front-runner “1917” at next month’…
Violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja’s Seattle Symphony debut drew blood. Now, she brings her fearless artistry back to town.
We are treated to a diversity of programs this month. Readers with young families will want to attend the symphony’s free family concert and food raiser, starting at 2 p.m. Sunday in Cordiner Hall on the Whitman College campus. “The Orchestra Moves” explores how musicians use variations in l…
Through a lifetime of travels, Waitsburg photographer Bill Rodgers has amassed a collection of landscape photographs.
In the story of the Gospel of Matthew, John the Baptist calls a group of ordinary people to give up their normal lives and follow Jesus Christ.
Shamim Momin is kind of a big deal in the world of contemporary art.
Looking for a fun, free activity for the kids on Wednesdays? The Walla Walla Public Library and Carnegie Picture Lab will bring children the joy of storytelling through art starting at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the library, 238 E. Alder St.
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Meaningful Movies will give a free screening of “Dolores” from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Saturday at First Congregational Church, 73 S. Palouse St.
PASCO — The fourth annual 21st Century Student Art Showcase is open to the public at Educational Service District 123, 3924 W. Court St.
Female filmmakers were shut out, “Parasite” made history and “Joker” edged out “The Irishman,” “1917” and “Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood” in Monday’s Oscar nominations.
COLLEGE PLACE — International musician Po-Chuan Chiang and Romanian born violinist Cristian Neacsu, Walla Walla University assistant professor of music and chairman of the department, will present a free recital there featuring the music of such classical composers as Handel, Brahms and Tcha…
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A handful of world-traveling classical musicians will once again fill intimate venues with music for the annual Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival happening this weekend.
Technology and industry has taken over the planet. Farms, forests, gardens and seasons are only experienced on a screen. Children no longer play, and Mother Nature has gone into hiding.
On its “Smile Tour” Sidewalk Prophets will host an evening of hits and new music that will “leave concert-goers feeling re-energized and grinning from ear to ear,” according to a release.
The Banff Film Festival rounds up top mountain sport and adventure films from around the world to showcase the best of the best films.
Ms. Pac-Man tourney on tap Friday
After more than 60 years sealed up in a library storage facility, about 1,000 letters written by poet T.S. Eliot to confidante Emily Hale will be unveiled this week, and scholars hope they will reveal the extent of a relationship that’s been speculated about for decades.
TOKYO — The official posters are out for this year’s Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
A new artists reception will be from 4-6 p.m. Friday at Combine Art Collective, 130 E. Rose St. There is no admission fee.
The Oscar nominations are sneaking up on us early this year: The list will be announced bright and early on Monday (that’s approximately 5:35 a.m. on the West Coast, for you completists).
DAYTON — The walls in Jordan Henderson’s new studio are covered in a sea of faces.
A prevailing theme for the Yakima Symphony Orchestra’s 2019-20 season has been to highlight women composers.
Technology and industry has taken over the planet. Farms, forests, gardens and seasons are only experienced on a screen. Children no longer play and Mother Nature has gone into hiding.
The 77th Golden Globes were meant to be a coronation for Netflix. Instead, a pair of big-screen epics took top honors Sunday, as Sam Mendes’ technically dazzling World War I tale “1917” won best picture, drama, and Quentin Tarantino’s radiant Los Angeles fable “Once Upon a Time... in Hollywo…
“The Vanishing” by Jayne Ann Krentz, Berkley, 304 pages, $27.
Seattle Shakespeare Company’s artistic director George Mount would like to clear up a misconception: The 18th century isn’t an English-language theater wasteland.
He may be retired, but the native Walla Wallan who returned from the San Francisco Bay area four months ago stays busy.
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MILTON-FREEWATER — Oldies Night in Milton-Freewater begins its 15th year of providing three hours of cheap, trashy rock ‘n’ roll once each month. On Saturday, Oldies Night will review Motown hits of the 1960s from 7-10 p.m.
Original, charcoal drawings on cotton paper by Jordan Henderson are on display for the first time in Walla Walla at Blue Valley Meats, 1162 W. Pine St.
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The Royal Opera’s current production of “La bohème” will be screened as part of the Live Cinema Series at 6 p.m. April 1 at Gesa Power House Theatre, 111 N. Sixth Ave.
SPOKANE — The Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, 2316 W. First Ave., is marking the 40th anniversary of the May 18, 1980, Mount St. Helens eruption with the Mount St. Helens Critical Memory exhibit. It will run through July.
Vibrant, complex, tumultuous, contentious, fabulous and, of course, groovy — all at the same time. That’s the ‘60s.
NEW YORK — When the family-friendly Hallmark Channel recently pulled, under pressure from a conservative group, a set of ads featuring a kiss between two happy brides at the altar, backlash was swift — to say the least.
NEW YORK — Every movie year offers up a parade of hits and flops. But in 2019, no winner was in the same galaxy as the Walt Disney Co.
The Matt Baker Comedy + Stunt Show returns to Walla Walla for a performance from 7-8:30 p.m. Nov. 14 at Gesa Power House Theatre, 111 N. Sixth Ave.
Blue Mountain Audubon Society members Mike and MerryLynn Denny will guide a group in a quest on Saturday to find winter birds such as pine and evening grosbeak, common red poll, ruffed grouse, goshawk and owls.
Walla Walla Pétanque Club extends an open invitation to adults and juniors to play at noon on Sundays at Tertulia Cellars, 1564 Whiteley Road.
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Oh, hello. Who’s that at the door? Why it’s that creaky old Hollywood property all gussied up in a new wig and a fresh set of false teeth, here with designs to take up residence again in our pop-culture-loving hearts.
Comedian Mike Delamont will be in Walla Walla twice for performances. This one is “God is a Scottish Drag Queen 2: The Second Coming,”which will be at 7 p.m. Friday, July 31 at Gesa Power House Theatre, 111 N. Sixth Ave.
A rotating slate of local musical talent has brought jazz this month to Armstrong Family Winery, 14 W. Main St.