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Claudia Postema art exhibit at MLT Library through July 31

Claudia Postema art exhibit at MLT Library through July 31

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents the Claudia Postema Exhibit at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W. The exhibit features mixed media of acrylic and collage by Postema, a local artist. Postema, whose mother was also an artist, was raised in a creative environment. “I believe that it is important that each person find their creative outlet, their own expressionis... »

From our neighbors: Shoreline Arts Festival this Saturday, Sunday — and here’s the schedule

From our friends at Shoreline Area News comes the weekend schedule for the Shoreline Arts Festival, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday: Shoreline Arts Festival 2012 Saturday, June 23, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, June 24, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Shoreline Center 18560 1st Ave. N.E., Shoreline Shoreline Room Stage Saturday 10:40am                    Welcome 10:45-11:15am          Shoreline Senior Singers 11:30... »

2012 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 34th Annual Juried Art Show, sponsored by the Friends of the Arts. Over $4,000 in prize money is available. “Arts of the Terrace” is held Sept. 29-Oct. 7. Deadline for entries is Aug. 30. You can find entry information or to view the... »

Terrace students nominated for 5th Avenue High Theatre School Musical Awards

Terrace students nominated for 5th Avenue High Theatre School Musical Awards

By Doug Petrowski Students from Mountlake Terrace received three nominations for The 5th Avenue Theatre High School Musical Theatre Awards last week for their production of “Pump Boys and Dinettes” in March. The entire cast was nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble Cast. Senior Karin Redden was nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role. Sop... »

Mountlake Terrace Library welcomes children’s singer Charlie Hope Saturday

Mountlake Terrace Library welcomes children’s singer Charlie Hope Saturday

The Mountlake Terrace Library and the Friends of the Mountlake Terrace Library are please to present another fabulous free family program this Saturday, May 5 at 1 p.m. 2012 Juno Award-winning children’s singer/songwriter Charlie Hope will get children and parents moving and singing along to the upbeat rhythm of both original and classic songs. For more information, call 425-776-8722 or go t... »

Mountlake Terrace resident creates film festival for Washington state college students

Mountlake Terrace resident Sophia Perez is behind the first-ever film festival created specifically for Washington state college students, and the public is invited to attend for free this Saturday at Shoreline Community College. The Northwest College Film Fest (NWCFF)  was conceived by students in the Shoreline Community College Film Club, of which Perez is president, and is being judged by film ... »

Register now for free family art classes at MLT Library

Registration is now open for free family art classes being presented at the Mountlake Terrace Library beginning in mid-May. Four classes are being offered by the library in conjunction with the Mountlake Terrace Friends of the Arts. Tools and materials will be supplied. On Tuesday, May 15, local artist April Richardson will teach block painting; on Tuesday, May 22, artist Lisa Palmatier will lead ... »

Reminder: Red Onion hosting fundraiser Wednesday for Taluswood fire victims

Reminder: Red Onion hosting fundraiser Wednesday for Taluswood fire victims

By Doug Petrowski Red Onion Burgers is donating  20 percent of sales, 50 percent of credit card tips and 100 percent of cash tips collected at the restaurant this Wednesday, April 25, to a fund that will benefit families affected by the fire at the Taluswood Apartments Monday. The Mountlake Terrace restaurant generally hosts fundraising efforts for non-profit organizations and charitable groups on... »

James McFarlane watercolor exhibit opens at library May 1

James McFarlane watercolor exhibit opens at library May 1

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission is presenting the James McFarlane Exhibit at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W. “My painting and prints are inspired by the northwest landscape and impressions of urban life,” said watercolor artist James McFarlane. His favorite media include watercolor, pen and ink, block printing and photography. Originally from Tacoma and Gig Harbor,... »

Children’s author Samantha Vamos to appear at MLT Library April 23

Children’s author Samantha Vamos to appear at MLT Library April 23

The Mountlake Terrace Library and the Sno-Isle Library Foundation are bringing children’s book author Samantha Vamos to the library Monday, April 23 at 10 a.m. Vamos is the author of “Before You Were Here, Mi Amor,” “The Cazuela That the Farm Maiden Stirred” and the forthcoming “Alphabet Trucks.” Her appearance is part of El día de los niños/El día de los libros, (Children’s Day/Book Da... »

New Romio’s Pizza and Pasta owner happy to have ‘a place of my own’

New Romio’s Pizza and Pasta owner happy to have ‘a place of my own’

Story and photos by Doug Petrowski When asked why he bought Romio’s Pizza and Pasta restaurant in Mountlake Terrace, new owner Howard Goehring simply answers, “I always wanted a place of my own.” Goehring purchased the restaurant last October. “It was kind of a hobby for 1o years, looking for the right opportunity,” he added. A 20-year Army veteran, Goehring spent the past decade at the Old Spaghe... »

Skating stars come out in Mountlake Terrace Saturday

Skating stars come out in Mountlake Terrace Saturday

The stars came out Saturday in Mountlake Terrace as the Seattle Skating Club celebrated its 75th anniversary with ice shows and a celebrity-filled meet-and-greet at the Olympicview Ice Arena in Mountlake Terrace. The show included a performance by Olympic Bronze medalist and European champion Jozef  “Jumpin’ Joe” Sabovcik, and several Olympians who got their start at Seattle Skating Club were avai... »

Seattle Skating Club’s Ice Show “Celebrating 75 Years” comes to MLT this weekend

Seattle Skating Club’s Ice Show “Celebrating 75 Years” comes to MLT this weekend

Seattle Skating Club is turning 75, and the club is marking the occasion with a once-in-a-lifetime ice show: “Celebrating 75 Years” this Friday and Saturday, April 13 and 14, at the Olympicview Ice Arena in Mountlake Terrace. The professionally choreographed show will include a performances by Olympic Bronze medalist and European champion Jozef  “Jumpin’ Joe” Sabovcik. In addition, Edmonds&#... »

F. Lee Donahoe photography exhibit opens April 1 at library

F. Lee Donahoe photography exhibit opens April 1 at library

Starting Sunday, April 1, the Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission will present the work of Northwest Photographer F. Lee Donahoe at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W. The exhibit features “Spirit 2,” a collection of black and white and sepia-toned works that bring normal, everyday things to life. Donohoe’s photographic style accentuates painting with light and textures.... »

In MLT Thursday-Sunday: Madrona Children’s Theatre’s ‘Cinderella’ provides students with rich learning experience

In MLT Thursday-Sunday: Madrona Children’s Theatre’s ‘Cinderella’ provides students with rich learning experience

By Ellen Chappelle The Madrona Children’s Theatre (MCT) offers students at Madrona K-8 School an authentic theater experience in a full-scale musical every spring, complete with a live orchestra. This year, 80 students will participate in MCT’s 19th production: the beloved Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella.” Students received coaching from renowned deaf actor Howie Seago, whose acting and prof... »

MLT High School Jazz Ensemble to perform at annual Hot Java Cool Jazz show Friday

MLT High School Jazz Ensemble to perform at annual Hot Java Cool Jazz show Friday

The Mountlake Terrace High School Jazz Ensemble 1 will be performing this Friday, March 30, as part of Starbuck’s 17th Annual Hot Java Cool Jazz show. The concert will be held at the Paramount Theater in Seattle at 7 p.m. Proceeds from tickets sold at the Cedar Plaza Starbucks outlet (44th Avenue West and 228th Street Southwest) go to the music department of MTHS; tickets are $20. MTHS Jazz Ensemb... »

Winners Announced for Arts of the Terrace

The Arts of the Terrace Artists’ Reception attracted over 160 artists and patrons as the Arts Advisory Commission celebrated its 33rd year hosting this popular regional juried art show. Awards were given out for the best pieces selected from the 214 works that were entered in the show. After the award ceremony, patrons and artists were treated to hors d’oeuvres as they enjoyed music by Emperor Qua... »

Kim Lindsey/Judy Ryan Mixed Media Exhibit Opens Today

Kim Lindsey/Judy Ryan Mixed Media Exhibit Opens Today

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents the Kim Lindsey/Judy Ryan Mixed Media Exhibit at the City of Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Avenue West. Kim Lindsey and Judy Ryan are friends, former colleagues, and artists with diverse artistic backgrounds who found they share a common love of mixed media and collage art. Both artists put creativity on hold for a few years to take c... »

33rd Annual Arts of the Terrace Juried Art Show September 24-October 2

33rd Annual Arts of the Terrace Juried Art Show September 24-October 2

The 33rd Annual Arts of the Terrace Juried Art Show is set for Saturday, September 24 through Sunday, October 2, 2011 at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Avenue West. Sponsored by the Mountlake Terrace Arts Commission and the Friends of the Arts, Arts of the Terrace is one of the major juried art shows held in the Pacific Northwest and attracts top artists from throughout the region. This... »

MLT Jazz Band performs at fundraiser for national anti-bullying program

MLT Jazz Band performs at fundraiser for national anti-bullying program

This comes from our friends at My Edmonds News: The Edmonds Public Schools Foundation hosted more than 85 guest in late August for an evening of jazz that raised $15,000 to bring the Rachel’s Challenge anti-bullying program to Edmonds School District schools.  According to Foundation President Debbie Bodal, the district needed $15,000 to supplement the $25,000 received from the Hazel Miller Founda... »

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