Art

Joan Kohl painting exhibit opens June 1 at Mountlake Terrace Library

Joan Kohl painting exhibit opens June 1 at Mountlake Terrace Library

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents the Joan Kohl Painting Exhibit starting June 1 at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W. Born in Mankato, Minnesota, Kohl was involved in the arts from an early age. As a child, she took piano and dance lessons, and taught herself how to draw. After high school, she majored in Art Education at St. Catherine University, St. Paul, Mi... »

Mountlake Terrace High School actors set to perform throughout the summer

Mountlake Terrace High School actors set to perform throughout the summer

With the Memorial Day weekend comes a new season of theater productions all around the Puget Sound area. Here’s a rundown of some of the summer productions that will include on-stage performances by Mountlake Terrace High School students: Amanda Petrowski (Class of 2016) in Mary Poppins The Kitsap Forest Theater / 3000 Seabeck Hwy., Bremerton, WA May 24, 25, 30, 31, June 6, 7, 13, 14 at 2 p.m. htt... »

Arts of the Terrace seeking artists’ submissions

Arts of the Terrace seeking artists’ submissions

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission is seeking paintings, prints, drawings, miniatures, calligraphy, photographs, 3-Dimensional and Artisans’ works for its 37th Annual Juried Art Show. More than $4,000 in prize money is available. Arts of the Terrace will be held Sept. 26–Oct. 10. Deadline for entries is Aug. 30. To enter or to view the prospectus online, go to www.cityofmlt.com and on ... »

Sponsor spotlight: Ten years later, Edmonds Jazz Connection alum sings event’s praises

Sponsor spotlight: Ten years later, Edmonds Jazz Connection alum sings event’s praises

The Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary is gearing up for the 15th annual Edmonds Jazz Connection next Saturday, May 23 at three venues in downtown Edmonds — The Masonic Hall, Edmonds Conference Center and Edmonds Theater — where award–winning high school jazz programs from throughout the Pacific Northwest will perform. Jazz Connection alum Leah Tussing, a Meadowdale High School graduate, says her ti... »

Arts of the Terrace seeking artists’ submissions

Arts of the Terrace seeking artists’ submissions

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission is seeking paintings, prints, drawings, miniatures, calligraphy, photographs, 3-Dimensional and Artisans’ works for its 37th Annual Juried Art Show. More than $4,000 in prize money is available. Arts of the Terrace is held Sept. 26 – Oct. 10, 2015. Deadline for entries is Aug. 30. To enter or to view the prospectus online, go to www.cityofmlt.com and ... »

Mountlake Terrace Library presents Jane Mayer painting exhibit

Mountlake Terrace Library presents Jane Mayer painting exhibit

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents the Jane Mayer Painting Exhibit starting May 1 at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. West. According to Mayer, her work has evolved into an impressionistic realistic style. She loves shapes and the light that gives them form. Her subjects range from landscapes and animal portraits to figurative and fancy shoes or anything that cap... »

Mountlake Terrace Library hosts Poet Laureate Elizabeth Austen Saturday in second annual celebration of National Poetry Month

Mountlake Terrace Library hosts Poet Laureate Elizabeth Austen Saturday in second annual celebration of National Poetry Month

The public is invited to join Washington’s Poet Laureate Elizabeth Austen for a afternoon of live music and poetry at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 18, at the Mountlake Terarce Library. Austen will be reading selections of new and unpublished poems in the second annual celebration of National Poetry Month at the library. Jazz musician John Burgess will perform throughout the afternoon. Enjoy refre... »

Deadline April 15 to apply for Manu Sood art scholarship

Deadline April 15 to apply for Manu Sood art scholarship

Edmonds School District high school seniors planning to study visual arts at a college/university are invited to apply for the Manu Sood/Mountlake Terrace Arts Commission Scholarship. The application deadline is April 15, 2015. Sood, who passed away in 2009, cared deeply for family, friends and her community. She enjoyed working for the Native American Education program in the Edmonds School Distr... »

Mountlake Terrace graduate’s mural of Cesar Chavez unveiled at Meadowdale High School

Mountlake Terrace graduate’s mural of Cesar Chavez unveiled at Meadowdale High School

In large part due to a question asked by a Meadowdale High School student of a visiting state legislator, Washington state is moving closer to having a day of recognition for civil rights activist Cesar Chavez. The day of recognition for Chavez came about when Rep. Zach Hudgins from Tukwila visited the Native Spanish Speaker classroom at Meadowdale High School. Having just finished a unit on Cesar... »

Mountlake Terrace Library to feature photography exhibit by T.J. Becerra

Mountlake Terrace Library to feature photography exhibit by T.J. Becerra

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents the T. J. Becerra Photography Exhibit at the Mountlake Terrace Library, starting on April 1. Becerra purchased his first SLR camera 14 years ago. He was in college, and was about to go on a study abroad program to Spain. Earlier that year, he traveled to Guatemala in Central America, and was upset that he couldn’t capture the landscapes and u... »

Drama students take show on the road to Bellingham

Drama students take show on the road to Bellingham

Drama department students from Mountlake Terrace High School, Meadowdale High School and Edmonds Heights K-12 took their show on the road over the weekend to attend the Washington State Thespians Festival at Western Washington University in Bellingham. The annual state festival draws students from every corner of Washington to attend workshops, display their performing skills, participate in techn... »

Madrona Children’s Theatre to perform ‘School House Rock’ at MTHS this week

Madrona Children’s Theatre to perform ‘School House Rock’ at MTHS this week

Madrona Children’s Theatre at
 Mountlake Terrace High School
 21801 44th Ave. W.
, Mountlake Terrace School House Rock Live! Thursday-Sunday, March 26-29
 Performance schedule is detailed below. Brisk ticket sales are being reported as the hours dance forward this week’s Madrona Children’s Theatre production of “School House Rock: Live!” Photographer David Carlos was able to catch the action at on... »

Happening nearby: Get ready for great music at the 2015 DeMiero Jazz Festival Thursday-Saturday

Happening nearby: Get ready for great music at the 2015 DeMiero Jazz Festival Thursday-Saturday

It’s time to get your groove on! The 2015 DeMiero Jazz Festival is bringing some terrific jazz and jazz clinics to Edmonds this Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 5, 6 and 7. Vocal artists include Dee Daniels, Greta Matassa, Groove for Thought and Lauren Kinhan. Clinicians are Matassa, Brennan Baglio, Dave Barduhn and Kelly Kunz. Instrumentalists include guitarist Bruce Forman, Dave T... »

Mountlake Terrace Friends of the Arts welcoming volunteers for upcoming 37th annual show

Mountlake Terrace Friends of the Arts welcoming volunteers for upcoming 37th annual show

The 37th Arts of the Terrace Annual Juried Art Show will be held this year from Sept. 26-Oct. 11. By popular demand the show has been extended to two weeks and as a result, the show needs volunteers. If you like to meet people and have fun, then consider volunteering. The Mountlake Terrace Friends of the Arts needs to schedule people to sit for two hour shifts during the show. Contact Bonnie at me... »

William Houston painting exhibit opens March 1 at Mountlake Terrace Library

William Houston painting exhibit opens March 1 at Mountlake Terrace Library

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents the William Houston painting exhibit at the Mountlake Terrace Library on March 1. Houston was born in Montgomery, Ala.  However, being from a military family, he spent most of his childhood in Southwest Idaho.  His first interest in art was spawned by a most common motivation, sibling rivalry, after seeing his older sister win a junior high d... »

Kiah Helms Photography exhibit opens Feb. 1

Kiah Helms Photography exhibit opens Feb. 1

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents the Kiah Helms Photography Exhibit at the Mountlake Terrace Library starting on Feb. 1. Kiah Helms is a sophomore at Mountlake Terrace High School. She began taking photographs when she was 13-years old and by age 14, she realized she had a talent and eye for capturing unique images. “I am inspired by the colors that are in photographs and th... »

Mountlake Terrace High School Drama Department presents Gypsy

Mountlake Terrace High School Drama Department presents Gypsy

Tickets are now on sale for the Mountlake Terrace High School Drama Department’s production of Gypsy, the 1959 musical based upon the memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee. Performances are scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 4 – Saturday, Feb. 7, 7 p.m. each night, at the Mountlake Terrace High School Theater. The musical follows the story of Rose as she leads her two daughters through the ups and downs of life as... »

Happening nearby: Artist’s Reception for ‘Please Touch!’ exhibit set for Friday

Happening nearby: Artist’s Reception for ‘Please Touch!’ exhibit set for Friday

An Artist’s reception for the “Please Touch!,” an interactive and collaborative exhibit that explores the themes of air, earth, the human form and sound through a variety of media, is scheduled for 3:30-6:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 23 at the Edmonds Community College Art Gallery in Lynnwood Hall. Jim Ballard and his colleagues, sculptors Richard Hestekind and David Varnau, along with various team... »

Steel Magic Northwest aims to build after-school steel drum program

Steel Magic Northwest aims to build after-school steel drum program

The objective of both the Lynnwood Arts Commission and the City of Edmonds Community Cultural Plan is that area youth be encouraged toward the arts; through partnerships with businesses, schools, and community organizations. Whether the interest of teens and kids tends toward the stage, music performance, canvas or cameras, the My Neighborhood News Network is always looking for opportunities that ... »

New non-profit musical group launches fundraising campaign

New non-profit musical group launches fundraising campaign

For South Snohomish County percussionist Gary Gibson, earning a Master’s Degree in Music Performance; playing professionally with numerous bands, orchestras and symphonies; teaching music from the elementary school level up to college students; composing musical arrangements and recording albums just isn’t enough. Now the multi-talented local musician is planning to lead a new non-profit group tas... »

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