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Arts Commission to meet on Tuesday, Aug. 19 at Rec Pavilion

Arts Commission to meet on Tuesday, Aug. 19 at Rec Pavilion

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission is scheduled to meet at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 19 at the Mountlake Terrace Recreation Pavilion. The Commission consists of seven volunteer members appointed by the City Council. They work to promote and sponsor activities and events that enhance the cultural atmosphere of the community. The Arts Advisory Commission and the Friends of the Arts sponso... »

Janie Olsen Painting Exhibit opens Sept. 2 at Mountlake Terrace Library

Janie Olsen Painting Exhibit opens Sept. 2 at Mountlake Terrace Library

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents the Janie Olsen Painting Exhibit at the Mountlake Terrace Library. The exhibit, which starts Sept. 2, features acrylic paintings by local artist Janie Olsen whose paintings can be whimsical or mystical at times. Born and raised in Western Washington, Olsen currently has her home and studio in Monroe. A continual daydreamer, she is passionatel... »

Happening nearby: Trinity Lutheran hosts free concert by pianist Nathaniel LaNasa on Sunday, Aug. 17

Happening nearby: Trinity Lutheran hosts free concert by pianist Nathaniel LaNasa on Sunday, Aug. 17

Trinity Lutheran Church in Lynnwood hosts a concert by pianist Nathaniel LaNasa on Sunday, Aug. 17. The free performance will be 7 p.m. LaNasa completed his undergraduate degree at the Manhattan School of Music, studying with André-Michel Schub. He completed his masters degree at the Juilliard School as a Teaching Fellow, where he studied with Julian Martin. He has also studied with Deirdre O’Dono... »

Reminder: Arts of the Terrace Artists’ deadline Aug. 30

Reminder: Arts of the Terrace Artists’ deadline Aug. 30

  The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission is seeking paintings, prints, drawings, miniatures, calligraphy, photographs, 3-Dimensional and Artisans’ works for its 36th Annual Juried Art Show coming this fall. More than $4,000 in prize money is available. Arts of the Terrace is held Sept. 27 – Oct. 5. The deadline for entries is Aug. 30. To enter or to view the prospectus online, go to w... »

Swedish Hospital presents Movies Under the Stars starting this Friday

Swedish Hospital presents Movies Under the Stars starting this Friday

Swedish/Edmonds will kick off its third summer season of hosting Movies Under the Stars with the family film Father of the Bride, shown on the hospital’s second floor café patio, near the water feature, on Friday, July 18. Chair seating will be available for the first 200 people. Moviegoers may also bring a blanket and sit on the lawn above the patio area. In the event of inclement weather, seatin... »

Silk paintings featured at Mountlake Terrace Library

Silk paintings featured at Mountlake Terrace Library

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents the Karen Leonard Silk Painting Exhibit at the Mountlake Terrace Library. Karen Leonard’s silk paintings combine graphic design with bright luminous colors. Her subjects are joyful, soothing, humorous, and nostalgic. “I draw freehand directly onto the fabric,” Leonard said. “I think ‘foreground first’, then fill in the background. Dye is appl... »

Happening nearby: Shakespeare in the Park kicks off Wednesday, July 16 at Lynndale Park Amphitheater

Happening nearby: Shakespeare in the Park kicks off Wednesday, July 16 at Lynndale Park Amphitheater

Get set to be entertained this summer as the City of Lynnwood kicks off its annual Shakespeare in the Park series on Wednesday, July 16 at the Lynndale Park Amphitheater. Show times are 7 p.m, rain or shine and admission is free. Here is the schedule: July 16 Julius Caesar – Wooden O July 17 Julius Caesar – Wooden O Opening Nights sponsored by Aegis Living & ManorCare July 23 Two Gentlemen of ... »

Arts of the Terrace call to Artists Deadline Aug. 30

Arts of the Terrace call to Artists Deadline Aug. 30

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission is seeking paintings, prints, drawings, miniatures, calligraphy, photographs, 3-Dimensional and Artisans’ works for its 36th Annual Juried Art Show. The deadline for entries is Aug. 30. More than $4,000 in prize money is available. Arts of the Terrace is held Sept. 27–Oct. 5. To enter or to view the prospectus online, go to www.cityofmlt.com and on th... »

Paintings by Judith Lang at MLT Library through July

Paintings by Judith Lang at MLT Library through July

The Judith Lang Painting Exhibit will be the art presentation at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300-58th Ave. W., during the month of July. “Creating art has become my passion. I lose myself in a world of color, design and sensation,” said Lang. “I have tried numerous mediums, and have always come back to oil paint for its juicy sensuous quality and rich color.” “For me nothing can compare to th... »

Happening Nearby: Shoreline Arts Festival this weekend

Happening Nearby: Shoreline Arts Festival this weekend

Shoreline Arts Festival Shoreline Center 18560 1st Ave. N.E. Saturday, June 28 ~ 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday, June 29 ~ 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. June continues to be art festival month as festivities move to Shoreline this weekend. Just minutes away from Edmonds, the 24th Annual Shoreline Arts Festival will showcase an exciting two days of ethnic dance, food, and displays; as well as visual arts, music, artis... »

Reminder: Nile to host Northwest Dance Extravaganza Saturday

Reminder: Nile to host Northwest Dance Extravaganza Saturday

The Nile Shriners Golf & Country Club in Mountlake Terrace will host the 30th Annual Northwest Dance Extravaganza this Saturday, May 17, an event that features a mix of ballroom dance competitions for kids, youth and adults, and an evening of dinner, socializing and dance performances. “It’s a full day event,” explained show organizer Lynn Offutt. “The daytime session is when all the competiti... »

Time to submit entries into Arts of Terrace juried show

Time to submit entries into Arts of Terrace juried show

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission has begun accepting entries into the 2014 Arts of the Terrace juried art show, scheduled for Sept. 27-Oct. 5. Entry fee is $15 per piece; deadline for entries is Aug. 30. This is the 36th year for the annual juried art show in Mountlake Terrace. Works that will be accepted into the show include paintings, prints, drawings, calligraphy, photography, mi... »

MLT Arts Advisory Commission reports growth of Juried Art Show

MLT Arts Advisory Commission reports growth of Juried Art Show

In its annual report to the Mountlake Terrace City Council, the city’s Arts Advisory Commission shared statistics from last year’s 35th Annual Arts of the Terrace Juried Art Show and looked ahead to the 2014 edition of the event coming this fall. The 2013 show attracted 245 artists, 147 entries and more than 500 visitors during its nine-day run. Eighteen pieces of art were sold at the show at a co... »

MLT Library to display paintings of Steve Whitney during March

MLT Library to display paintings of Steve Whitney during March

Paintings by Northwest artist Steve Whitney will be on display during the month of March at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300-58th Avenue West. “Like most painters who are serious and passionate about their work, I paint what personally fascinates me,” said Whitney. “Sometimes that is a still life, portrait, or figure, but most often it is a landscape.” Whitney considers himself a painterly rea... »

Happening nearby: City of Lynnwood seeking musicians for Celebrate! Festival

Happening nearby: City of Lynnwood seeking musicians for Celebrate! Festival

The City of Lynnwood Community Outreach Department is calling on dancers, singers, musicians, poets and performance artists to come Celebrate! Applications are now being accepted for solo and group performers wishing to participate in the city’s Celebrate! Music and Dance Festival scheduled for July 19, 2014. The one-day event will feature art and culture that focuses and highlights the heritage a... »

Calligraphers Group Exhibit opens at MLT Library Saturday

Calligraphers Group Exhibit opens at MLT Library Saturday

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents The Calligraphers Group Exhibit featuring the art of calligraphy beginning Saturday, Feb. 1, at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300-58th Ave. W. “Calligraphy is an art form that can be both expressive and informative, lyrical and lively, or heavy and dramatic,” said Kathy Barker. “It has rich historical roots, but can also be very contempora... »

Two shows for high school musical fans to enjoy in Terrace

Two shows for high school musical fans to enjoy in Terrace

Fans of musical theater can get their fill in Mountlake Terrace over the next few days as the Drama Department at Mountlake Terrace High School continues their run of “Sympathy Jones” and the Drama Department of Cedar Park Christian – Mountlake Terrace (CPC-MLT) presents the first of two performances of “Little Women,” on Saturday, Jan. 18; the school’s second performance i... »

MLT mother-daughter painters exhibiting in Edmonds this month

MLT mother-daughter painters exhibiting in Edmonds this month

Works by Mountlake Terrace artist Kim Caldwell, along with her painting partner and mom Ginni Guest, are being featured this month at the Gallery North, 401 Main St., in Edmonds. Caldwell, a Mountlake Terrace resident since 1990, has been painting for 27 years. “I paint to take the view on a journey to where I have been, sharing the experience of the location,” she said. “Painting is my passion; s... »

Patty McNamee paintings on display at MLT Library in December

Patty McNamee paintings on display at MLT Library in December

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents the Patty McNamee Painting Exhibit for the month of December at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W. Growing up as an Air Force brat, McNamee had the privilege to experience both coasts of the United States at an early age. After her father’s retirement, McNamee began her art career in elementary school in Southern California. As... »

Local artists to be featured in Edmonds Art Walk Thursday

Local artists to be featured in Edmonds Art Walk Thursday

Three local artists are among 13 who will be showcased in downtown Edmonds as part of the Edmonds Art Walk this Thursday, Oct. 17. The office of Edward Jones, located at 313 Main St., will host an artist’s opening reception from 5-8 p.m. to highlight the fine art of Mountlake Terrace/Brier artists Patty McNamee, Elise Hegrat and Lori Knight, taught by instructor Patty Linna of Edmonds-based Cole G... »

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