Watch the 2020 Moisture Festival from home

The Moisture Festival, the world's largest celebration of comedy, varietè, and vaudeville, usually comes to Seattle in the spring. But this year, because of restrictions from holding large events due to the coronavirus, the festival moved online. The festival features highly skilled performance, where the imagination is the limit. Shows are mixed with bizarre talent … Continue reading Watch the 2020 Moisture Festival from home

Looking for new books to read? Washington State Librarian features 20 Books in 20 Minutes September 17

Photo by Cheryl Landes Updated September 17, 2020 One of the positive aspects of the pandemic for many of us, myself included, is that we've had more time to read for personal enjoyment. Some of us, like me, are catching up on a long reading list. Others want to explore new genres or new authors. … Continue reading Looking for new books to read? Washington State Librarian features 20 Books in 20 Minutes September 17

2020 GlobeDocs Film Festival goes virtual October 1-12

Photo by annca from Pixabay Watch 18 feature-length documentary films and 17 documentary shorts, which consist of four shorts programs at the sixth annual GlobeDocs Film Festival hosted by the Boston Globe October 1-12. This year's festival will be held online due to prevent exposure to COVID-19. Stay online after the films to hear discussions … Continue reading 2020 GlobeDocs Film Festival goes virtual October 1-12

2020 Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair online September 12

The annual Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair, which is usually held in Vancouver, Washington, will be broadcast virtually this year because of the COVID outbreak. Visit exhibitor booths, watch live music and re-enactments, and go on a scavenger hunt. The event will be broadcast live from the Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair Facebook page 9 … Continue reading 2020 Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair online September 12

Sample artisanal ciders from Washington-based producers at virtual Cider Summit

Photo courtesy Creative Commons The 2020 Cider Summit Seattle features varieties from six producers based in Washington State. Order a tasting kit online by 11:59 p.m. Pacific time on Sunday, August 30, and receive a link for Cider Summit Virtual Festival on Saturday, September 12, 6-7:30 p.m. Pacific time. The featured producers for the tenth … Continue reading Sample artisanal ciders from Washington-based producers at virtual Cider Summit

2020 Cathedral Park Jazz Festival streaming this weekend from Portland

Instead of cancelling the 40th Cathedral Park Jazz Festival this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Jazz Society of Oregon decided to host it online. It started streaming yesterday, July 17, and continues through Sunday night, July 19. Today's performances continue until 10 p.m. Pacific time. Tomorrow, the music starts at 2 p.m. and … Continue reading 2020 Cathedral Park Jazz Festival streaming this weekend from Portland