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GH grad brings Seattle theatre co. back home

Etherian Theatre Company presents “The Last Five Years” as their first production. Performances will be May 23 and May 24 at the Bishop Center for the Performing Arts. All profits from the show will be donated to The Uncle Craig Foundation to support people affected by the flooding and landslides in Grays Harbor County earlier this year.

Cobain to be featured on TV’s Celebrity Legacies

Kurt Cobain will be the feature on TV, May 16 at 10:30 a.m. on Dish channel 299 and DirecTV 238. According to a press release, this episode gives an inside look at the drama that unfolded after Nirvana frontman, Kurt Cobain, passed away — leaving behind a daughter, a huge legacy and no will. When it comes to celebrity legacies, all is fair in love and war…over huge inheritances and the fact that Cobain could never have predicted where his music would end up and how many people would be profiting from his legacy.

GHCollege to perform one-act plays

One-Act Plays written, starring and even directed by Grays Harbor College students, debut on Thursday, May 15, at 7 p.m. at the Bishop Center. The One-Acts will also be on stage Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m.; tickets will be available at the door for $5 each.

10th Annual Run Walk 4 the Light

The 10th annual Walk 4 the Light, sponsored by Westport Maritime Museum, will take place Saturday, May 16. Walk, run or jog a five-mile course through Westport and along the scenic oceanfront trail to the Grays Harbor Lighthouse.

Moira Smiley and VOCO at Bishop Center Sunday

Coming to Grays Harbor College’s Bishop Center Sunday evening, April 26, will be the unique vocal and instrumental sounds of Moira Smiley and VOCO, recently named the No. 1 a cappella group in the U.S. The performance, which combines the energy of street singing with the mellowness of folk songs, begins at 7 p.m. The show is sponsored by Bruce and Bette Worth, WESTAF and the National Endowment for the Arts.

There are still a few spots left for the EDventure to Oysterville this weekend. The Continuing Education department of Grays Harbor College is offering the next EDventure to the original Pacific County seat, historic Oysterville. Did you know that midnight raiders kidnapped the county records in 1893? Local author, Sydney Steven will be guiding the tour. Plan to travel north on the Long Beach Pennisula. Lunch will take place in the original Oysterville church built in 1892. Other historical stops include Nahcotta, Ocean Park and Seaview. This trip includes lunch, snack and transportation from Main Campus in Aberdeen, Riverview in Raymond and Columbia Education Center in Long Beach. Leaving Main Campus in Aberdeen at 8:30 a.m. (call for times regarding pick up in other locations) and plan to return by 5:30 p.m., on Saturday, April 25. Cost is $72.29 per person, for more information contact Bethany Barnard at 360.533.9733.

“Urbie Revisited” April 18

As Hoquiam celebrates its quasqui-centennial (125th anniversary of the city’s founding) this year, we thought it timely to remember one of the community’s most dramatic landscape-altering actions. Fifty years ago Hoquiam civic leaders were in the midst of removing large swaths of downtown through the Urban Renewal program.