Black and white linocut block print of a Mexican man on a three-wheeled "vaquero" motorcycle with a fox and boar animal head up front and a flag that says "Como el Coyote Libre"

Many Wests: Artists Shape an American Idea

March 19 - August 21, 2022; Lightcatcher building

Ideas about the American West, both in popular culture and in commonly accepted historical narratives, are often based on a past that never was, and fail to take into account important events that actually occurred. The exhibition Many Wests: Artists Shape an American Idea examines the perspectives of 48 modern and contemporary artists who offer a broader […]

Photo of band performing

The Scene: A Timeline of Whatcom County’s Musical Past

April 2, 2022; Old City Hall

“Bellingham was coming to life in a certain way with all sorts of bands forming and all sorts of things going on.” —Ken  Stringfellow, founding member of The Posies, interviewed Dec. 23, 2019 From string bands on steamboats in the 1890s, to symphony orchestras, barbershop quartets, jazz bands, folk singers, and alternative rock groups in […]