Caroline Herring
on Center Stage
Saturday, October 4

7:30 pm

$25, $21 Orcas Center members, $15 students
With accolades and endorsements from critics and fellow musicians alike, Signature Sounds recording artist Caroline Herring has emerged as one of the most literate and distinctive songwriters of her generation and one of the freshest voices to hit the music scene in a long time. Since her debut in 2001, Herring has gained a devoted following and much critical acclaim. Named "Best New Artist" at the Austin Music Awards, Caroline has been profiled on NPR’s All Things Considered, been a guest on Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie Home Companion, and was the only American representative involved in the prestigious Cecil Sharp Project in England, a group of musicians commissioned to compose music based on the life and collections of the famous song catcher.

Caroline has established herself as a lyrical and inventive songwriter and a singer whose vocals never fail to move the listener with her high trills and rich vibrato. The Mississippi native, now based in Atlanta, has been compared to Lucinda Williams, Joan Baez, and even Mozart.

Caroline’s songs are always perfect little mysteries and powerful, hopeful love stories, but they are never simple thrilling romances. They are complex, modern, tradition-influenced compositions about love and hate and everything in between. On CAMILLA, her recently released sixth CD, she has created her most profound album yet with a collection of ten deeply moving songs.


Crossroads Lecture Series: <p>
on Center Stage
Sunday, October 5

4:00 pm

Tickets: $10, available at Darvill's Bookstore or www.orcascrossroads.org.
Dr. McCall, Professor at Northwestern University, and author most recently of The Undeserving Rich: American Beliefs About Inequality, Opportunity, and Redistribution, will consider the policy implications of American’s concerns about economic inequality.

Orcas Reel Youth Film Festival

Orcas Center Presents

Orcas Reel Youth Film Festival

On Screen at Orcas Center

Up to 25% local content

on Center Stage
Friday, October 10

6:30 PM

$10, $5 students
Orcas Center, The Funhouse Commons, and the Orcas Island Library have teamed up to host the Reel Youth Film Festival

Reel Youth is a not-for-profit, media empowerment project supporting youth, adults and organizations to create and distribute engaging films about the issues they care about most.