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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... »

Mountlake Terrace Library presents Katya Minkina Painting Exhibit

Mountlake Terrace Library presents Katya Minkina Painting Exhibit

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents the Katya Minkina Painting Exhibit starting Jan. 2 at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W. The exhibit features paintings by local artist Katya Minkina, who was born and raised in Moscow, Russia. Growing up among her mom’s paintings, she spent a lot of time drawing. At the age of seven, Minkina started attending an evening ... »

More than $300 raised for Recreation and Arts funds at Tree Lighting

More than $300 raised for Recreation and Arts funds at Tree Lighting

More than $300 in cash donations were collected for the Michelle Ringler Recreation Scholarship Fund and the Manu Sood Mountlake Terrace Arts Commission Scholarship at City’s 32nd Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony and 60thBirthday Celebration last week. Since 2002, the Recreation Fund has helped over 400 children register for recreation programs at the Mountlake Terrace Recreation Pavilion. The Manu S... »

Mountlake Terrace High School presents The Importance of Being Earnest

Mountlake Terrace High School presents The Importance of Being Earnest

The phrase “the show must go on” rings true for the Mountlake Terrace High School drama department as, after a three-week delay, their production of The Importance of Being Earnest finally hits the stage for two performances this week. The curtain will rise on the Oscar Wilde comedy on Friday, Dec. 5, and Saturday, Dec. 6, at 7:00 p.m. at the MTHS Theater, 21801 44th Ave. W. Tickets are $5 and wil... »

Two-time Grammy nominee Phil Keaggy to perform Wednesday at Calvary Fellowship

Two-time Grammy nominee Phil Keaggy to perform Wednesday at Calvary Fellowship

Two-time Grammy Award nominee Phil Keaggy is returning to Mountlake Terrace this week to perform in concert on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 7p.m. at Calvary Fellowship, 23302 56th Ave. W.  Tickets are $30, $20 and $10 and can be reserved at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/935981 or purchased at the door. Keaggy will be performing with band mates Jeff Johnson, Brian Dunning and Wendy Goodwin as part o... »

Dick McMahan Photography Exhibit opens Dec. 1 at Mountlake Terarce Library

Dick McMahan Photography Exhibit opens Dec. 1 at Mountlake Terarce Library

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents the Dick McMahon Photography Exhibit starting on Dec. 1 at the Mountlake Terrace Library. The exhibit features images by local photographer and this year’s Arts of the Terrace “Best of Show” winner Dick McMahon. McMahon has been a Seattle resident since 1953. He is mostly self-taught using books, photo seminars, studying the works of well-kno... »

Mountlake Terrace High School hosts Edmonds School District Jazz Symposium on Saturday

Mountlake Terrace High School hosts Edmonds School District Jazz Symposium on Saturday

Jazz lovers in the community are invited to attend the Edmonds School District Jazz Symposium in the Mountlake Terrace High School Theater this Saturday, Oct. 25, from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. This event is free but you are welcome to make a nominal donation. This event consists of local Big Bands (high schools and middle schools), combos and guest artists who will perform and receive feedback from jazz pr... »

Puget Sound Folk Harp Circle to perform Sunday at Mountlake Terrace Library

Puget Sound Folk Harp Circle to perform Sunday at Mountlake Terrace Library

Enjoy an afternoon of music. Harp players are invited to participate in the Puget Sound Folk Harp Circle at 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 19 at the Mountlake Terrace Library. All levels of harp are welcome in a safe and supportive environment and community members are invited to listen. The Mountlake Terrace Library is located at 23300 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace, »

Debra Galassi photograph exhibit opens at Mountlake Terrace Library

Debra Galassi photograph exhibit opens at Mountlake Terrace Library

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents the Debra Galassi Photography Exhibit at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W. The exhibit features images by local photographer Debra Galassi. Galassi has been exploring photography for over 30 years. She began with film photography to capture images for photographic screen-printing. In early 2000, Galassi became interested in di... »

FanJAZZtic fundraiser for DeMiero Jazz Festival Friday

FanJAZZtic fundraiser for DeMiero Jazz Festival Friday

The DeMiero Jazz Festival annual fundraiser, FanJAZZtic, is happening this Friday, Oct. 17 at the Edmonds Yacht Club, 326 Admiral Way, Suite 100. You’ll enjoy dinner, music, an auction, the famous dessert dash and prizes. All proceeds benefit the DeMiero Jazz Fest and all of its educational programs. Advance ticket purchase price for this FanJAZZtic event is $50 per person, or $90 for two people w... »

Arts of the Terrace People’s Choice winners

Arts of the Terrace People’s Choice winners

The 36th annual Arts of the Terrace People’s Choice Awards were voted on by visitors to the show and tallied at the end of the show and posted before artists pick up their work. The Children’s Choice Award was “Letting Off Steam” by Rocky Berrick. The People’s Choice Award went to Judith Lang for “Mountain Loop.” The People’s Choice Award for Photogr... »

Happening nearby: Youth Music Industry Workshops with Rafael Tranquilino Band coming Oct. 11

Happening nearby: Youth Music Industry Workshops with Rafael Tranquilino Band coming Oct. 11

Flat Hat Productions presents Youth Music Industry Workshops featuring the Rafael Tranquilino Band, 2014 Washington Blues Society International Blues Challenge Finals winner, and Jim McLaughlin, award-winning harmonica plaeer on Oct. 11 at Meadowdale High School. The workshops will be from noon-4 p.m. and are open to youth ages 14-19. Participants should bring their instruments. Piano/keyboard, ca... »

Reminder: Get your tickets for Mountlake Terrace Friends of the Arts annual crab/prime rib dinner/auction on Friday

Reminder: Get your tickets for Mountlake Terrace Friends of the Arts annual crab/prime rib dinner/auction on Friday

The Mountlake Terrace Friends of the Arts in conjunction with the Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission is hosting a Dungeness Crab/Prime Rib Dinner and silent auction  on Friday, Oct. 10, at the Nile Country Club (6601 244th St.  SW.) The event benefits the to benefit the Manu Sood Memorial Scholarship and the Mountlake Terrace Friends of the Arts. Tickets are $35 for adults, and $20 for chi... »

Glee singer and guitarist Derik Nelson to perform at Mountlake Terrace High School on Oct. 10

Glee singer and guitarist Derik Nelson to perform at Mountlake Terrace High School on Oct. 10

Glee singer and guitarist Derik Nelson performs his high-powered full-band pop/rock concert on Friday, Oct. 10, at Mountlake Terrace High School. The 8:30 p.m. show is open to all ages and will feature 90 minutes of pop and rock music with a mix of covers and original songs. There will be no intermission. A portion of the ticket sales goes directly to Mountlake Terrace High School to benefit the s... »

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