By The Seattle Times
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Before Chuck Boers joined the U.S. Army, the Lipan Apache member was given his family’s eagle feathers. The feathers had been carried by his great-great-great-grandfather on his rifle when he was an Apache scout.
The Railsback family in North Carolina enjoys lots of conventional holiday festivities — get-togethers, special meals, exchanging gifts. But for the last several years, they have added another tradition that illustrates the meaning of the season for them: performing in the High Point Communi…
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COLLEGE PLACE — Walla Walla University music students will give solo and chamber music performances from 7-8 p.m. Nov 19 in Melvin K. West Fine Arts Center Auditorium, 204 S. College Ave., on campus.
PENDLETON — Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts welcomes installation artist Natalie Ball to the print studio in mid-November.
Anyone who’s suffered through ballet class knows you can’t dance without engaging your back.
“Does that mean I have to go?” Bob Bradley asks of his wife, Grace Bradley, when she reluctantly takes on the Christmas pageant.
The wild turkey is North America’s largest game bird, reports 10000birds.com. The social birds in winter often separate into toms, or adult males; jakes, or young males; jennies, or young females; and hens, or females of all ages.
Local citizens group Walla Walla 2020 recently published “Historic Sites and Markers of Walla Walla County,” a book containing descriptions and photos of 40 area historic sites, together with maps leading people to them.
DAYTON — In the true spirit of the play’s namesake, you’re never too old — or too young — to try new tricks. That’s what cast members of the Liberty Theater’s adaptation of the Broadway musical “Mary Poppins” discovered leading up to the troupe’s annual fall production.
Kirkman House Museum, 214 N. Colville St., will be decorated to the hilt for its free Victorian Christmas open house from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 7.
The Christmas Victorian Tea will be from 1-2 p.m. Dec 8 at Kirkman House Museum, 214 N. Colville St.
Correction: The Nov. 7 Marquee feature story, Thornton Wilder's comedy 'The Matchmaker' onstage at Wa-Hi, misidentified a source. Wendy Jones is co-producer and hair dresser, not Mary Senter.
Jamie Goetz, a Portland-area Frank Sinatra impersonator, recently wowed the crowd at a show in the region.
Humans innovate, figuring out creative ways to solve problems. For example, consider the difficulty of capturing and restraining a full-grown steer.
‘40s-style singers to perform at PHT
The Leapin’ Louie Comedy Show will be at 2 p.m. Sunday Nov. 10 at Gesa Power House Theatre, 111 N. Sixth Ave.
An opening reception for glass artist Tom Dimond's Murrini exhibit will be from 5-7 tonight. Dimond will give an artist talk at 6 p.m.
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Veterans will have the opportunity to tell their stories through free Red Badge Project Writing Workshops.
Nov 10 Sunday, run Nov 7
MILTON-FREEWATER — On the second Saturday each month, musicians head over to the Milton-Freewater Senior Center, 311 N. Main St., for a country music jamboree open to the community.
Helpline’s third annual Hands of Kindness benefit dinner and auction will be at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Walla Walla Country Club, 1390 Country Club Road.
"Veterans Affairs: A Movie Crush Varietal" will kick off a new quarterly series of short film screenings at 7 p.m. Nov. 9 at Gesa Power House Theatre, 111 N. Sixth Ave.
Instructor Maribeth Bergstrom's final basket weaving workshop of the year will be at Fort Walla Walla Museum, 755 Myra Road, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7.
Bluewood Alpine Race Team will host a screening of “Timeless,” the 70th annual ski and snowboard film by Warren Miller Entertainment, at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Gesa Power House Theatre, 111 N. Sixth Ave.
MILTON-FREEWATER — Jan Williams and Country Rose Band will give a benefit concert for the Stateline Community Church mission church in Mexico.
Author to sign copies of entrepreneurship book Friday
PENDLETON — In 1923, a Missouri lumber company built a town in Northeastern Oregon named Maxville. Hundreds of loggers left Arkansas and Mississippi to live and work there. Many brought their families, and many were African Americans. While the town has since disappeared, the Maxville story …
Whitman Mission National Historic Site Ranger’s Choice programs cover a variety of topics on weekends through the end of November. That includes the one there Saturday at 328 Whitman Mission Road.
“The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming,” by David Wallace-Wells, Tim Duggan Books, Penguin Random House, 310 pages, $27.
PENDLETON — The Oregon East Symphony kicks off its 2019-2020 concert season with Symphonic Shenanigans at 2 p.m. Nov. 10 in Vert Auditorium, 480 S.W. Dorion Ave.
In a time awash in corsets, bustles, three-piece suits and top hats, 1880s romantic comedy “The Matchmaker” by Thornton Wilder tells the story of widow Dolly Gallagher Levi who’s ready to reenter society. She tricks an old friend and rich man into marriage all the while changing the lives of everyone around her through fun and games.
An artist’s reception for Tom Dimond and his glass art will be from 5-7 tonight p.m. Nov. 7 at Morell Family Wines & Studio TWOZEROTWO, 202 E. Main St.
One-hundred twenty dancers and performers will take to the Cordiner Hall stage to perform The Dance Center's classic fairy tale "Pinocchio," and show the audience what the wooden puppet must do to become a real boy.
"Veterans Affairs: A Movie Crush Varietal" will screen at 7 p.m. Saturday Nov. 9 in the Gesa Power House Theatre, 111 N. Sixth Ave., as part of Veterans Day weekend.
The Little Theatre of Walla Walla, in conjunction with its first stage production this fall, is hosting a gallery of children's art during the production of "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever."
As it goes, I was eating another Graze sandwich. I was hungry and not sure what I was about to get involved in. I had been summoned to talk to artist Tom Dimond. All I knew was, glass was the choice of material.
NEW ORLEANS — Novelist Ernest J. Gaines, whose poor childhood on a small Louisiana plantation germinated stories of black struggles that grew into universal tales of grace and beauty, has died. He was 86.
College Place, Dayton and Walla Walla have a variety of fun Halloween activities planned today.
A new production of the Live Cinema Series sponsored by Shakespeare Walla Walla will screen in November at Gesa Power House Theatre, 111 N. Sixth Ave.
An artists’ reception will be from 5-8 p.m. Friday at CAVU Cellars, 175 E. Aeronca Ave.
Musicians will explore the roots of traditional country music in America at Fort Walla Walla Museum, 755 Myra Road.
Having spent my career teaching history, as well as serving the local chapter of the Archaeological Institute of America for the last few years, I am at last (duh!) starting to get a feeling for the synergy of the fields of archaeology and history.
Kate & The Crocodiles return to Walla Walla for round two of their successful concerts for the benefit of The Health Center facilities for students in area schools.
Violinist Anna Burgess Maberry will perform at the First Thursday Concert at St Paul’s Episcopal Church, 323 Catherine St., from 12:15-12:50 p.m. Nov. 7.
Walla Walla Friends of Acoustic Music and Whitman Social Dance Club will host the free First Wednesday Contra Dance, open to the community, from 7-9 p.m. Nov. 6 at Reid Campus Center Ballroom, 280 Boyer Ave., on the Whitman campus.
Dates are Saturday-Sunday Oct. 26-Nov. 30 when no Sunday