Wednesday, November 1, 2023
Trinity United Methodist’s Candlelight Concerts hosts Kozmopolis, a local folk music group. The performance at the church is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. for one set with no intermission.
The performance will also be streamed live at https://trinityumcpt.org/concerts where you will find a link for the Candlelight Concerts Online and ways to donate. The concert will also be simulcast on KPTZ FM 91.9.
Admission to the concert is free with a suggested donation of $15 per person. Half of the proceeds from will be donated to Recovery Café, a recovery community based on the belief that everyone deserves love and belonging and where a beautiful, safe, warm, drug-and-alcohol-free space exists.
Kozmopolis brings poignant and joyful sounds of Eastern European folk music to the Candlelight Concert stage. Featuring Port Townsend couple Mark “Kozmo” Schlenz on violin and Jane Freeburg on accordion with Dan Harrison on bass, listeners can expect rousing dance beats, lyrical waltzes, and evocative melodies from Ukraine, Romania, medieval Spain, and originals continuing the tradition.
by Michael Schut, Communications Manager, Recovery Café Network
Recovery Café Jefferson County, located in the small town of Port Townsend, Washington, opened at noon. Community members gradually arrived, checked in with Maura at the front desk, and began to find their seats at the tables spread through the light-filled space.
At 12:30 Brian, the Café’s Program Manager, convened the 20 or so of us gathered there by asking, “What do you appreciate about this place?”
Without hesitation a man sitting at the table next to me answered, “It’s kind of a sanctuary.” Another offered: “It’s a home away from home.” And a woman seated across from me said, “It’s a family.”
Read more here: recoverycafenetwork.org/sanctuary-recovery-cafe-jefferson-county/
The painting, titled “The Artist’s Studio,” was created by local artist Craig Rogers. As an outsider artist — a self-taught creator with little influence from mainstream art and a unique personal vision — Rogers’ style of art beckons to past memories and experiences, infused with imaginative elements and bold creativity.
Read more at https://www.ptleader.com/stories/recovery-caf-in-port-townsend-holds-ceremony-to-display-new-piece-of-craig-rogers-artwork,81343
Whether it’s the smooth sounds of hard-bop jazz, the evocative craft of poetry, or the enticing appearance of paint on canvas, Komishane enjoys it all.
In fact, he’s slowly added a substantial collection of works of art to his apartment over the years. Komishane has amassed around 80 or so paintings and art pieces, with the majority coming from local artists and artisans in the Olympic Peninsula.
Read more here: www.ptleader.com/stories/local-art-collector-packs-big-talent-into-small-space,80261
What you’ll find here is a warm welcome, a safe and loving atmosphere, a nutritious meal, and peer support for your recovery. Come learn about membership and volunteer opportunities. We ask everyone be drug and alcohol-free. Both indoor and outdoor seating is available. Proof of vaccination required for indoor dining. We’re located at 939 Kearney St., Port Townsend.
Learn more information about our program at www.RecoveryCafeJC.org or 360-385-5292. We hope to see you there!
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