Peggy Guggenheim: Confessions of an Art Addict Saturday November 6 2021 at 7:30 PM PDTWhidbey Island Center for the Arts
Peggy Guggenheim transformed a modest fortune and impeccable taste into one of the premiere art assemblages of the 20th century. During her career, she collected artists, lovers, and husbands; occasionally all three at the same time.
Performed by art historian Rebecca Albiani.
Seattle Comedy Competition Wednesday November 10 2021 at 7:30 PM PSTWhidbey Island Center for the Arts
The Seattle International Comedy Competition is the real “Last Comic Standing.”
26 Days. 22 Shows. 18 Venues. 32 comedians. Over $15,000 in cash prizes.
It’s America’s biggest touring comedy festival!
NOV 03 | NOV 10 | DEC 31
Nancy Pearl Live Thursday November 11 2021 at 11:00 AM PSTWhidbey Island Center for the Arts
Nancy is a best-selling author, librarian, and literary critic, but first and foremost, she is a reader and has spent her life promoting reading as one of the most beneficial and joyful experiences anyone can have.
A Friends of Langley Library presentation.
Classical Uncorked - Of Rum and Rebellion Saturday November 20 2021 at 3:00 PM PSTZech Hall
Jean Bernard Cerin, baritone
Tekla Cunningham, violin
Henry Lebedinsky, fortepiano
Experience the music behind the turbulent crossroads of politics, the rum industry, and the transatlantic slave trade in the Caribbean, South America, and Europe. This unique program includes songs by Black British composer, abolitionist, and merchant Ignatius Sancho as well as by José Mauricio Nuñes Garcia, grandson of sugar cane plantation slaves. Hear a violin sonata by Caribbean-born Joseph Boulogne, Chevalier de Saint Georges, who in his later life fought for Haitian independence, as well as works by 19th and 20th century Créole composers.
Classical Uncorked - The Begger Boys: A Celtic Christmas Saturday December 18 2021 at 3:00 PM PSTWhidbey Island Center for the Arts
Warm up your holiday season as The Beggar Boys bring traditional Christmas music from Ireland, Scotland, and Wales to the Pacific Northwest. The ethereal voice of Abigail Lennox blends with fiddles, whistle, and guitar to create the Beggar Boys' signature blend of traditional songs and tunes and powerful originals, called "lush and revealing" by the Boston Globe. This festive program will also feature Larry Young's dramatic storytelling and live Irish step dancing – a perfect family holiday treat.