Art and about

The Whidbey Playhouse production of “GLORIOUS!” the hilarious true story of New York socialite and opera singer Florence Foster Jenkins, continues onstage in Oak Harbor through Feb. 28 For ticket and reservation information, call 679-2237, or visit

See the Coupeville High School production of “THE FANTASTICKS” Friday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center, continuing through March 8 with Friday and Saturday performances at 7 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Adults $15, students $12.

The Whidbey Island Youth Orchestra and Whidbey Island Community Orchestra continue their 2008-2009 concert season with a SPRING CONCERT Friday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation Church, which is located at 20103 Highway 525, between Mutiny Bay and Bush Point roads. Call 678-1934, or 678-4825.

Whidbey Island Center for the Arts and The Clyde Theatre in Langley have partnered to present the Double Feature Series — afternoon screenings of award-winning films and evening concerts of film scores. BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB will be shown Sunday, March 8, at 2 p.m. at The Clyde Theatre and members of the Seattle Symphony will perform at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts that evening at 7:30 p.m. Led by violist and arranger Wesley Dyring, the 11-piece ensemble of Seattle Symphony strings and flute with authentic Latin guitars and percussion has earned an enthusiastic following among Latin and non-Latin audiences alike. Call 360-221-8268.

Saturday, March 21, a new episode of the WHIDBEY FOLLIES will be presented at the Performing Arts Center in Coupeville at two performances, 1:30 p.m. matinee and an evening show at 7:30. All tickets are $15 available at Bookbay in Freeland, Lind’s Coupeville Pharmacy and Bayleaf in Coupeville and at Wind & Tide Book Store in Oak Harbor.

Skagit Community Band presents “WAY OUT WEST” on Feb. 20 at 7:30 p.m. at Maple Hall in LaConner, and on Feb. 22 at 3 p.m. at Brodniak Hall, Anacortes. Call Vince Fejeran at 360-466-4409, or email