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Melt Waffle & Frozen Yogurt Grand Opening Saturday

Melt Waffle & Frozen Yogurt Grand Opening Saturday

Frozen yogurt shops seem to be all the rage lately, but this is not just another frozen yogurt shop. Melt serves frozen yogurt but with a unique twist: it’s served with a waffle. The concept is simple: a freshly pressed waffle topped with your choice of several frozen yogurt flavors and some of the many fruit, chocolate and nut toppings they offer. The waffles used by Melt are not the typica... »

John De Koekkoek Exhibit Opens September 2

John De Koekkoek Exhibit Opens September 2

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents the John De Koekkoek Exhibit at the City of Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Avenue West. He describes his work as eclectic to style and medium and is particularly fond of oil on canvas in the Western tradition. Born and raised in the Seattle area, John De Koekkoek sold his first artwork to several of his high school teachers. De Koekkoe... »

MLT Resident Stars in Hairspray

MLT Resident Stars in Hairspray

Mountlake Terrace resident Hannah Lake stars in the Village Theatre Kidstock production of Hairspray, opening this weekend at Village Theatre in Issaquah. The 18 year-old recent Edmonds Heights K-12 graduate (class of 2011) portrays Tracy Turnblad, the peppy oversized teen whose desire to dance in the local television show ends up helping racially integrate the city of Baltimore. The production op... »

Mary Bess Johnson Exhibit Opens August 1

Mary Bess Johnson Exhibit Opens August 1

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents the Mary Bess Johnson Exhibit at the City of Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Avenue West. “Every adventure under the water’s surface can be a treasure hunt to discover delicate plants and animals of fanciful color and design,” says Mary Bess Johnson. She uses techniques from the photographic studio to convey the sense of serenity and be... »

MTHS Jazz Band Performs Sing, Sing, Sing at Edmonds Jazz Connection

Mountlake Terrace High School’s jazz band performs Sing, Sing, Sing at the Edmonds Free Masons building for the annual Edmonds Jazz Connection. »

City Seeking Out Artists

City Seeking Out Artists

Are you an artist? As part of the city’s Arts & Culture Plan, the Arts Advisory Commission wants to establish an annual artists’ round table and keep Mountlake Terrace artists informed through a quarterly artists’ newsletter, website, and mailing list. If you would like to participate in the round table, Friends of the Arts Juried Art Show or other art events, please contact Support Services ... »

Roger L. Jones Exhibit Opens through July

Roger L. Jones Exhibit Opens through July

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents the Roger L. Jones Exhibit at the City of Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Avenue West. In a departure from realistic landscape and animal paintings, Jones current work reflects a nature-based search for a satisfying visual order, a balancing of abstraction and emotional feeling of rightness. Born in Ellensburg, Washington, Jones receive... »

MLT Jazz Ensemble Receives Accolades from Council

The Mountlake Terrace City Council recently recognized the Mountlake Terrace High School Jazz Ensemble I with a proclamation for placing third in the Essentially Ellington Competition at Lincoln Center in New York City in May. Councilmembers Rick Ryan and Kyoko Matsumoto Wright attended a concert at the high school on behalf of the Council to read the proclamation to memorialize the jazz ensemble’... »

Come see Mark Hopkins at the Edmonds Arts Festival

Come see Mark Hopkins at the Edmonds Arts Festival

Mountlake Terrace based photographer Mark Hopkins will be showing some of his work at the Edmonds Art Festival this weekend, June 17-19. Mark Hopkins takes many of the photos that you see on MLTnews. Mark will have two photos in the indoor gallery at the festival. The first is called “Winter Tree” and is of a tree in Mountlake Terrace. Just to make things fun, if you leave a comment on... »

MTHS Recieves 5th Avenue Award for Production of Quilters

MTHS Recieves 5th Avenue Award for Production of Quilters

The 5th Avenue Theatre recently announced the nominees and recipients of the 2011 5th Avenue Awards: Honoring High School Musical Theater, sponsored by Wells Fargo and supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts. Congratulations to Mountlake Terrace High School, who on Monday night was recognized with a 5th Avenue Award for Outstanding Music Direction for the school’s production of Qu... »

Essentially Ellington Featured on PBS

Essentially Ellington Featured on PBS

In May the Mountlake Terrace Jazz Band participated in the Essentially Ellington competition in New York City, placing 3rd out of the 15 bands invited. PBS News Hour recently highlighted the man behind the competition, jazz great Wynton Marsalis. Check out the video below. Mountlake Terrace Jazz Band can bee seen playing around the 5 minute mark. »

Earnest Thomas Exhibit Opens June 1

Earnest Thomas Exhibit Opens June 1

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents the Earnest Thomas Exhibit at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Avenue West. Growing up in Hempstead, Texas, Earnest Thomas began developing a simultaneous interest in art and engineering at an early age. Years later, after his Electrical Engineering degree landed him a job at Boeing, his artistic side led him to collect ethnic art fr... »

Young Actors in Local Production of 13 The Musical

Young Actors in Local Production of 13 The Musical

Young actors from across the Seattle area are currently in rehearsal for Broadway Bound Children’s Theatre’s production of 13 The Musical which runs Friday, June 17 through Father’s Day on Sunday, June 19 at the Falls Theatre at ACT. Recently seen on Broadway, the engaging, high-energy rock musical, which focuses on the struggles of teenagers, as seen through their eyes, was composed by Tony-Award... »

New Nick Terry Film Debuts June 26

New Nick Terry Film Debuts June 26

Local filmmaker and MTHS alum, Nicholas Terry, sets sights on saving “The Historic Everett Theatre.” Nicholas “Nick” Terry – coming off a very successful world premiere of his film “Senior Prom” at the 2010 Seattle International Film Festival – is putting the finishing touches on his next film: “The Historic.” Another mockumentary, “The Historic” is a comedy about a group of teenagers working at “... »

New Casino Coming to Former Silver Dollar Site

New Casino Coming to Former Silver Dollar Site

A new casino may be coming to town at teh former Silver Dollar Casino site. The original owners who had opened up the Silver Dollar many years ago have submitted a conditional use permit (CUP) application to establish a casino at site, located at 7016 220th St. SW. The casino facility would be in the same configuration as before its 2008 closure. Casinos are allowed in the light industrial/office ... »

Back to the 80′s – A totally Awesome Musical May 18-21 at MTHS

Back to the 80′s – A totally Awesome Musical May 18-21 at MTHS

Remember when actors became American Presidents? When Bubble skirts and blue eye shadow were cool? When Atari was cutting edge technology? From the era that brought the world The Rubik’s Cube, Max Headroom and The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comes this “totally awesome” musical in the style of movies such as Back to the Future, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, The Karate Kid and ... »

District recognized as one of “Best Communities for Music Education”

District recognized as one of “Best Communities for Music Education”

For the third straight year, the Edmonds School District has been recognized as one the Best Communities for Music Education in the United States by the NAMM Foundation. “This honor reflects not only the excellence of our musical groups and instruction, but also the great district and community support that we have,” said Scott Barnes, Director of Visual and Performing Arts. Just two recent exampl... »

Mountlake Terrace Jazz Band takes 3rd at Essentially Ellington Competition in NYC

Mountlake Terrace Jazz Band takes 3rd at Essentially Ellington Competition in NYC

The Mountlake Terrace High SChool Jazz Band took 3rd place at the prestigious Essentially Ellington Competition in New York City over the weekend. Earlier this year The Mountlake Terrace Jazz Band was selected as one of just 15 high school jazz bands in North America to participate in the Essentially Ellington Jazz Festival. Check out a video of their performance and some of the media coverage and... »

Watch MTHS Jazz Band Perform at the Essentially Ellington Competition

Watch MTHS Jazz Band Perform at the Essentially Ellington Competition

Jazz at Lincoln Center announces the competition at the 16th Annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival will be video streamed live online for the first time in the history of the program. The free webcast on May 13-14 will feature the exhibition performance by the winning community ensemble, performances by the fifteen high school jazz band finalists, including... »

2011 Arts of the Terrace  Call to Artists Deadline August 30

2011 Arts of the Terrace Call to Artists Deadline August 30

Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission is seeking paintings, prints, drawings, miniatures, calligraphy, photographs and 3-Dimensional works for its 33rd Annual Juried Art Show. Over $3,000 in prize money is available. Arts of the Terrace is held September 23 – October 2, 2011. Deadline for entries is August 30. To enter or to view the prospectus online, go to www.cityofmlt.com. More informatio... »

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