Entertainment

Who Let the Dogs Out?

August 18, 2011
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Who Let the Dogs Out?

Its summer time! And that means it is time to enjoy a nice boat ride on the San Juan Islands Ferry System. Get on on of these clean comfort liners at Anacortes, WA, just an hour north of Seattle. Once at the San Juan Islands Ferry Terminal in Anacortes, you can relax, leave your car in one of 1,000 parking spots, and take a...

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“All Is Not Lost” – Ok Go rocks Google’s Chrome

July 28, 2011
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I love the videos that OK Go! make. Their creativity is inspiring. I’m reassured of the human spirit, the infinite connection to the center of creativity. Wherever that is. 🙂 In this video, made by screen capturing a Google Chrome browser, running software inside the Chrome browser (HTML5 video extensions), OK Go and their team organize an amazing kaleidoscopic body dance in time to...

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Michael Sky, “Jubilee Day”, an End to Ego?

May 24, 2011
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Michael Sky, “Jubilee Day”, an End to Ego?

Michael Sky passed last night, in reality. I recommend you buy his book. Michael Sky recently had written a disturbing, and ironically named novel, “Jubilee Day”. The Jubilee Manifesto as his website reveals “is a list of demands for the American government that includes progressive taxation of millionaires, caps on executive Share via social networks. Tweet

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Interview with “This is Lizzard”

April 11, 2011
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Interview with “This is Lizzard”

Lizanne Hennessey and husband Roland Stolk have returned to Orcas Island from their 9 month ‘vacation’ in the Holland! You may have heard one of their well attended concerts on Orcas Island last year. Roland and Lizanne make up the the popular international duo ‘This is lizzard’. They are celebrating their return to the Island, by sharing their music with a CD, now available...

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Will Orcas Islanders Break A World Record This Year?

March 8, 2011
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Will Orcas Islanders Break A World Record This Year?

From 50 pushups at 5 Years old, to Holy Handsprings, the Universal Record Database accepts world records in all manner of human endeavor. They call for what humans can do. What world record can Orcas Islanders set? Kayaking around Shaw Island in less than 5 hours? The folks at Universal Record Database believe “every person on earth has potential to be the world’s best...

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iPad 2 Announced

March 2, 2011
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iPad 2 Announced

Its faster, lighter, finally has HD video out from all applications, better apps, same battery, superbly nice case – a major upgrade at the same price has last year’s model. This is what American innovation is all about. Significant incremental improvement at the same price. If only Telecommunications, Energy, Healthcare, Food Production could find ways to do this, and preserve the environment, reduce pollution-...

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Orcas Island Photographers Judging is Complete

February 28, 2011
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Judging is complete on the first Orcas Island photo contest. Results will be tabulated and announced soon. This morning Andrea Wallace, one of our honored judges, finalized her selections and joined David Hiser, and George Stranahan to complete the work required to identify the winners. Share via social networks. Tweet

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Eastsound Instruments

February 13, 2011
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Eastsound Instruments

Little known outside of local residents is in the heart of Eastound next to the Post Office. You’ll have to scramble a bit to find it but it’s worth it. I spoke with the owner for a while this week. Charle’s left the Island and I for one will miss her entertaining style and comedic wit. That lead us to the topic of ukelel...

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Orcas Island Photo Contest 2010 – Judges Book Produced

February 12, 2011
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Orcas Island Photo Contest 2010 – Judges Book Produced

In the latter part of 2009, the first Orcas Island Photo Contest was launched, by yours truly. The intent was to bring photographers together, share the fun and work of building a yearly Photo Contest. With over 50 photography enthusiasts and hundreds more undeclared enthusiasts it seemed this contest was something that would help bring together more photographers, more artists more teachers. A book...

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Film: “Economics of Happiness” Draws Many Islanders

February 7, 2011
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Film: “Economics of Happiness” Draws Many Islanders

About 80 Islanders filled the Odd Fellows Hall, overlooking East Sound this Friday. The group began forming around 6:15PM, in anticipation of the start of festivities. Many of the local Sustainable Orcas group members attended. Odd Fellows Hall high quality LCD projection system performed very well and the audience seemed pleased by the sound quality. A concern as remodeling was taking place a few...

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