Come visit KPTZ on Friday, August 31 from 4-8pm on Union Wharf (end of Taylor Street in Port Townsend). It’s our second annual KPTZ Party on the Pier concert and fundraiser! Dance music by Seattle-based, horn-driven band High Pulp, plus DJ Silace Amaro with all-vinyl funk music. All ages welcome! Beer, wine and cider available, 21 and over. Admission: $10 suggested donation.
1:00 - Checking in with Muriel Powers and her autoharp
1:30 - Terry Robb, blues guitar
2:15 - Joe D’Amico, Security Services Northwest, with Scott Wilson
3:15 - THAG Jazz: Trevor Hanson and Andy Geiger, guitar and saxophone
4:00 - Alex Dugdale and High Pulp, party time on the pier
4:30 - Catherine McNabb, reading two stories from the anthology of contemporary Native American stories “Talking Leaves”
(First airdate: August 28, 2018) KIM RAFFERTY: FROM HIPPIE TO PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE. Our Town host Maryanne McNellis interviews Kim Rafferty, a nurse with Jefferson County Public Health. Once upon a time Kim lived in the proverbial hippie commune in California. But reason prevailed. She ended up becoming a nurse. She’s run group homes for mentally challenged seniors and run clinics on Orcas Island. Today she’s the public health nurse who provides foot care to seniors and disabled all around the county.
Thereafter, we have:
1:00 - Daring Greatly, family band from BC
1:45 - Tom Jay, “A Word and a Poem”
2:00 - Ellen Falconer, Forest Bathing
2:30 - Dan Weber, Northwind Songwriter Showcase
3:15 - Corinne Adams, Shamisen
4:00 - Tessa Lark and Michael Thurber, Olympic Music Festival’s “Bach to Bluegrass”
4:30 - Don White, reading
This week on the Compass, we speak with Nathan and Tara Lee, the husband-and-wife team behind Friday Feature Productions, a Southern California film, television, and commercial production company. They came to visit family in Port Townsend, won a special prize at the Jefferson County Fair, and are about to release their next major motion picture.