OICMF – Montrose Trio

Orcas Center 917 Mt. Baker Road, Eastsound, WA

Montrose Trio

August 17th   7:30pm Concert, Live
August 18th   5:30pm Concert, Live and Livestream

$40 Adult
$10 Ages 6-18 (OICMF concerts are not appropriate for children under 6)

OICMF – A Montrose Foray

917 Mt. Baker Road (physical), PO Box 567 (mail), Eastsound, WA

A Montrose Foray

August 20th  7:30pm Concert, Live
August 21st  5:30pm Concert, Live and Livestream

$40 Adult
$10 Ages 6-18 (OICMF concerts are not appropriate for children under 6)

Summer Series Finale!

The Village Green - Outdoors 203 N Beach Rd, Eastsound, WA

The final event of the Summer Concert Series is not to be missed! Music, Merriment, Dancing, Aerial Acrobatics, and more will grace the Village Green stage as we celebrate the end of summer. Much thanks goes to Doe Bay, and the SJC Parks Department for partnering with Orcas Center to create fun-filled, COVID-Friendly summer events for our community!

Jazz Fest 2021: Jazz Improv 101 (Lecture)

Orcas Center 917 Mt. Baker Road, Eastsound, WA

The Orcas Island Jazz Festival (OIJF), Orcas Island's premier jazz event, lights up Orcas Center for three days every Labor Day weekend, with additional concerts scheduled throughout the year. Established in 2015, OIJF is dedicated to celebrating and sharing the music of jazz with the Orcas Island community and visitors, to introducing this quintessential American art form to new young audiences through education and performance, and to raising appreciation for the art of jazz in all audiences.

Free

Jazz Fest 2021: Marina and the Dreamboats

Orcas Center 917 Mt. Baker Road, Eastsound, WA

The Orcas Island Jazz Festival (OIJF), Orcas Island's premier jazz event, lights up Orcas Center for three days every Labor Day weekend, with additional concerts scheduled throughout the year. Established in 2015, OIJF is dedicated to celebrating and sharing the music of jazz with the Orcas Island community and visitors, to introducing this quintessential American art form to new young audiences through education and performance, and to raising appreciation for the art of jazz in all audiences.

$5 – $57

Jazz Fest 2021: Duende Libre

Orcas Center 917 Mt. Baker Road, Eastsound, WA

The Orcas Island Jazz Festival (OIJF), Orcas Island's premier jazz event, lights up Orcas Center for three days every Labor Day weekend, with additional concerts scheduled throughout the year. Established in 2015, OIJF is dedicated to celebrating and sharing the music of jazz with the Orcas Island community and visitors, to introducing this quintessential American art form to new young audiences through education and performance, and to raising appreciation for the art of jazz in all audiences.

$5 – $57

Jazz Fest 2021: Martin Lund and the Off-Island All Stars

Orcas Center 917 Mt. Baker Road, Eastsound, WA

The Orcas Island Jazz Festival (OIJF), Orcas Island's premier jazz event, lights up Orcas Center for three days every Labor Day weekend, with additional concerts scheduled throughout the year. Established in 2015, OIJF is dedicated to celebrating and sharing the music of jazz with the Orcas Island community and visitors, to introducing this quintessential American art form to new young audiences through education and performance, and to raising appreciation for the art of jazz in all audiences.

Open House

Orcas Center 917 Mt. Baker Road, Eastsound, WA

Save the date! Open House Saturday, Sept 18th - 1-4pm Thanks to the loving efforts and hard work of our amazing volunteers,

An Evening with George Winston – POSTPONED!

Orcas Center 917 Mt. Baker Road, Eastsound, WA

George Winston is undeniably a household name. He’s inspired fans and musicians alike with his singular solo acoustic piano songs for more than 40 years while selling 15 million albums. A tireless road warrior playing nearly 100 concerts annually, live performance for Winston is akin to breathing. Winston’s music is evocative, offering us all a chance to take a step back from our perpetually busy lives and let our minds adventurously wander.

Tickets go on sale Sunday, August 29th


Links to ticket sales will be announced in our weekly newsletter.
Contact info@OrcasCenter.org to be added.

DJ Spooky – Rebirth of a Nation

Orcas Center 917 Mt. Baker Road, Eastsound, WA

In 2004, artist-composer Paul Miller, aka DJ Spooky, re-edited director D.W. Griffith’s problematic 1915 silent film as “Rebirth of a Nation.”  Rebirth of a Nation is a culturally significant project that examines how exploitation and political corruption still haunt the world to this day. Look through the lens of DJ Spooky’ s unique art of mixing. Mr. Miller will be joined on stage by “Tres Voci”, local artist consisting of Pamela Wright, Holly King, Scott Heisinger, and guest Violinist Dr. Rachel Bishop. 

$30

Audition Notice: Pride and Prejudice

Orcas Center 917 Mt. Baker Road, Eastsound, WA

Auditions for the upcoming production of Pride and Prejudice, directed by Dorrie Braun, will be held Sept. 27 - 28, and Oct. 4-5. 6pm - 9pm Come be part of the classic tale of love, in a time when security and success were paramount motivations for marriage, and love was a luxury that was rarely afforded.

Audition Notice: Pride and Prejudice

Orcas Center 917 Mt. Baker Road, Eastsound, WA

Auditions for the upcoming production of Pride and Prejudice, directed by Dorrie Braun, will be held Sept. 27 - 28, and Oct. 4-5. 6pm - 9pm Come be part of the classic tale of love, in a time when security and success were paramount motivations for marriage, and love was a luxury that was rarely afforded.

On Screen: Hansard (NT Live – Rated R)

Orcas Center 917 Mt. Baker Road, Eastsound, WA

It’s a summer’s morning in 1988 and Tory politician Robin Hesketh has returned home to the idyllic Cotswold house he shares with his wife of 30 years, Diana. But all is not as blissful as it seems. Diana has a stinking hangover, a fox is destroying the garden, and secrets are being dug up all over the place. As the day draws on, what starts as gentle ribbing and the familiar rhythms of marital sparring quickly turns to blood-sport.

$5 – $47

On Screen: Boris Godunov (The Met)

Orcas Center 917 Mt. Baker Road, Eastsound, WA

Bass René Pape, the world’s reigning Boris, reprises his overwhelming portrayal of the tortured tsar caught between grasping ambition and crippling paranoia. Conductor Sebastian Weigle leads Mussorgsky’s masterwork, a pillar of the Russian repertoire, in its original 1869 version, which runs two-and-a-quarter hours with no intermission. Stephen Wadsworth’s affecting production poignantly captures the hope and suffering of the Russian people as well as the tsar himself.

$5 – $47

Tragedy: a Tragedy

Orcas Center 917 Mt. Baker Road, Eastsound, WA

Reporting live on an unfolding crisis, Frank in the Studio is aided by his team of field reporters: John in the Field, Constance at the Home, and Michael, the Legal Advisor. As the impending event approaches and chaos builds, the broadcasters reveal themselves to be all too human. In an era during which many have come to question the veracity of the news media, Will Eno's Tragedy: A Tragedy hilariously transcends fact-in-fiction in search of universal truths about the world we live in.

$15 – $47

On Screen: Cyrano de Bergerac (NT Live – Rated R)

Orcas Center 917 Mt. Baker Road, Eastsound, WA

Fierce with a pen and notorious in combat, Cyrano almost has it all - if only he could win the heart of his true love Roxane. There’s just one big problem: he has a nose as huge as his heart. Will a society engulfed by narcissism get the better of Cyrano - or can his mastery of language set Roxane’s world alight?

$5 – $47

On Screen: Follies (NT Live – Rated PG13)

Orcas Center 917 Mt. Baker Road, Eastsound, WA

There’s a party on the stage of the Weismann Theatre. Tomorrow the iconic building will be demolished. Thirty years after their final performance, the Follies girls gather to have a few drinks, sing a few songs and lie about themselves. Follies includes such classic songs as Broadway Baby, I’m Still Here and Losing My Mind.

$5 – $47

Come Stand in My Shoes

Orcas Center 917 Mt. Baker Road, Eastsound, WA

An evening of dance for all ages! Directed and Choreographed by Tiffany Loney Presented through Orcas Dance Collective Featuring Junior Dance Collective and special guests

$15 – $47
Recurring

Loudin Art Auction – Opening and Closing Parties

Orcas Center 917 Mt. Baker Road, Eastsound, WA

Island treasure and renowned watercolorist, Frank Loudin has generously offered a wide array of his original watercolor paintings for sale to benefit Orcas Center. Postponed earlier due to COVID precautions, the online auction for these wonderful watercolor landscapes will begin at 10am on Sunday, November 21, running through 6pm on Sunday, December 5.

On Screen: Fire Shut Up in My Bones (The Met)

Orcas Center 917 Mt. Baker Road, Eastsound, WA

Fire Shut Up in My Bones is The Met's first performance of a black composer, Terrance Blanchard.  Conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Grammy Award–winning jazz musician and composer Terence Blanchard’s adaptation of Charles M. Blow’s moving memoir, which The New York Times praised after its 2019 world premiere at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis as “bold and affecting” and “subtly powerful.”

$5 – $47