Arts and Entertainment Briefs


“Crimes of the Heart” play

The Willapa Players and Hannan Playhouse present the dark comedy, “Crimes of the Heart” in a heart warming tale of the McGrath sisters. Reunited through crisis, the sisters embark on a journey of redemption leading to unexpected results and ultimately

See “Crimes of the Heart ” on Friday, March 21 and Saturday, March 22 at 7:30 p.m. Refreshments provided for attendees, as well as special coupons for local businesses, including Las Maracas and Pitchwood Alehouse.

The playhouse is located at 518 8th Street in Raymond.


Driftwood Show and Glass Hunt

Explore what the winter winds have tossed upon our shore in South Beach on Saturday, April 5 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, April 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This event will be held at Grayland Hall, on Grange Rd. and 105.

Enter photographs and driftwood art into a contest. Enter to win a locally blown glass float. Local children can enter a poster contest. Admire and purchase wood crafts, jewelry, pet products, food and chain saw carvings. Entertainment by Grayland Players &local Ukulele club. Visit for more information.


Portrait of Churchill

The one-man show “Portrait of Churchill” comes to the Bishop Center stage on Friday, March 21, starting at 7:30 p.m. Set in Churchill’s private bunker, the show stars Edmund L. Shaff, who has a remarkable resemblance to the British leader. History buffs will appreciate his narrative which takes place in April 1955, the night Churchill decided to resign as prime minister.

Show sponsors are Bob Preble and Sandy Lloyd, with additional funding from the Washington State Arts Commission. Tickets are in sale now at or by calling (360) 538-4066.


Titanic Tea Party celebrates Westport Centennial

Celebrate 1914, the year Westport was founded, by attending a tea party straight from the Edwardian Age. This Centennial event will take place at the Westport Maritime Museum, Destruction Island Lens building, on Saturday, April 12th at 4:20 p.m.

English teas, cucumber and salmon pate sandwiches, crumpets with jam, Devonshire clotted cream and more will be served. Dress up in period costumes and enter a contest to win prizes for the most authentic wardrobe of the period and the most authentic character from the history of the HMS Titanic.

Tickets for this event are $25 per person. Call the Museum at 268-0078 to make your reservation and receive your Titanic boarding pass. Free admission for a couple is the reward for a new or renewal membership at the $40 family membership level.


“Willy Wonka” at 7th St. Theatre

The 7th St. Theatre’s Classic Film Series features “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,” featuring Gene Wilder, on Friday, March 21 and Saturday, March 22 at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. In the film adaptation of the children’s novel by Roald Dahl, young Charlie Bucket wins a tour of the amazing Wonka candy factory by finding a “Golden Ticket” in a Wonka chocolate bar. For this movie, the 7th St. Theatre’s concession stand will sell a limited number of specially wrapped chocolate bars, some of which will contain Golden Tickets which are actually free movie passes.

The 7th St. Theatre is located at 313 7th St. in Hoquiam. Tickets are $5 and are available at the door. Advance tickets are available at Harbor Drug and at For more info, visit or call (360) 537-7400.


Black and white show

Six Rivers Gallery, operated by Harbor Art Guild now features a color-free art show titled, “The Black &White Show” until March 23. This show is curated by Tina Atterbery Karvonen.

The gallery is located at 210 Six Street in Hoquiam. Regular gallery hours are Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. For more information, visit or call (360) 533-9979.

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