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Nicole Weimer exhibit at MLT Library during January

Nicole Weimer exhibit at MLT Library during January

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents the Nicole Weimer exhibit during the month of January at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W. The exhibit features paintings and prints by local artist Nicole Weimer. “I’ve been drawing and painting since I can remember,” Weimer said. “My parents always supported my passion for the arts, and I consider them my first teacher... »

Prints by local artist at MLT Library in December

Prints by local artist at MLT Library in December

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents prints by local artist Mona T. Smiley-Fairbanks during the month of December at the Mountlake Terrace Library. “My work reflects the Pacific Northwest landscape and navigates between lamenting and celebrating our natural world,” said Smiley-Fairbanks. “I seek to express the concern for our waning environment while documenting its dynamic resi... »

Arts Around Terrace: MTHS Music Boosters honor military veterans

Arts Around Terrace: MTHS Music Boosters honor military veterans

Story and photos by Lori Knight The Mountlake Terrace High School Music Boosters club raised the bar Saturday night when members honored military veterans, in the Mountlake Terrace High School HUB. Featuring both Jazz I and II bands, the music reflected the era of the Big Swing dance, capturing both the mood and sentiment for the evening. The HUB was decorated in vintage posters from the era, and ... »

Red Onion’s Richards looking at his options as he builds out new location

Red Onion’s Richards looking at his options as he builds out new location

Story and photos by Doug Petrowski Red Onion Burgers owner Seaun Richards not only has his sights set on a Dec. 1 opening for the second incarnation of his restaurant, but he is talking about moving the first location a few blocks south and reopening the original Mountlake Terrace Red Onion with an entirely different name and menu. Richards is spending much of his time now at the Albertsons’ shopp... »

Phil Keaggy to perform at Calvary Fellowship Saturday night

Phil Keaggy to perform at Calvary Fellowship Saturday night

World-renowned musician Phil Keaggy is scheduled to appear in concert this Saturday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m. at Calvary Fellowship, 23302-56th Ave. W. in Mountlake Terrace. Keaggy is regularly found on lists of the top ten guitarist of all time, and has recorded more than 50 solo albums over his more than 40-year career. Two of Keaggy’s album releases in the 1990s received Grammy Award nominations; he ... »

Arts Around Terrace: Crab and comedy a good combo at Senior Center fundraiser

Arts Around Terrace: Crab and comedy a good combo at Senior Center fundraiser

By Lori Knight With well over 300 tickets sold, the stage was set last Sunday for a successful Mountlake Terrace Senior Center fundraiser at the Nile Temple Grand Ball Room in Mountlake Terrace. Billed as the best night of comedy and crab feed, the evening’s festivities opened with the Huckabillys, a local folk and rockabilly combination band complimented by a flute, keyboardist and mandolin... »

MTHS Music Department presents concerts galore next week

MTHS Music Department presents concerts galore next week

The Mountlake Terrace High School Music Department has a number of concerts and performances scheduled for the week ahead, with the symphonic band, orchestra and jazz bands all set to take part. The MTHS Orchestra takes the stage on Tuesday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. in the high school theater. Then on Thursday, Nov. 8, it’s the MTHS Band’s turn to perform, again at 7 p.m. in the school’s theater. This Ve... »

Halloween comes early to MLT as Nile Country Club Haunted House opens Friday

Halloween comes early to MLT as Nile Country Club Haunted House opens Friday

Halloween comes early to Mountlake Terrace this year, as the Nile Shriners open up their Second Annual Nile Country Club Haunted House starting this weekend. The Haunted House is scheduled to run Fridays-Sundays, Oct. 12-14, Oct. 19-21 and Oct. 26-28, in addition to Halloween night, Wednesday, Oct. 31. “Family Fun” sessions will run from 5-7 p.m. each night the attraction is open, with “Full Scare... »

Introducing our new ‘Arts Around Terrace’ columnist, Lori Knight

Introducing our new ‘Arts Around Terrace’ columnist, Lori Knight

MLTnews is proud to introduce a new column, “Arts Around Terrace,” written by Brier resident and artist Lori Knight, who co-owns — with her husband Eric — the Knight Visions Studio Gallery. You can read Knight’s first column here. Knight has been selling, promoting, marketing and framing art for 25 years. (She opened her studio at 19533 Filbert Dr., in nearby Bothell.... »

Arts Around Terrace: MTHS grad Lily Gladstone’s acting dreams coming true

Arts Around Terrace: MTHS grad Lily Gladstone’s acting dreams coming true

By Lori Knight Mountlake Terrace High School graduate Lily Gladstone first got the acting bug at age 5, while watching the movie, “Return to Endor.” “I loved the concept of living in tree houses and I knew my only shot at being an Ewok was to become an actress,” the 2004 Terrace grad said. Now Gladstone makes her home between two states, minus the tree houses, and is blazin... »

October library exhibit: April Richardson

October library exhibit: April Richardson

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents the April Richardson Exhibit at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W., during the month of October. The exhibit features mixed media monotypes by local artist and Art Advisory Commission member April Richardson, who combines painting, printmaking, and collage to make beautiful pictures that urges one to notice and appreciate the n... »

34th annual Arts of the Terrace art show opens with record attendance

34th annual Arts of the Terrace art show opens with record attendance

Story and photos by Lori Knight The 34th annual juried “Arts of the Terrace” art show opened Friday night with record attendance during its artist and patron preview party. The preview party gives those attending an opportunity to get a first look at the show, to purchase artwork and talk to the artists after the awards ceremony. Entertainment included a flute duet by Lucy Schermer and... »

2012 Arts of the Terrace call to artists deadline August 30

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 through Oct. 7, 2012. Deadline for entries is Aug. 30. You can enter or to view the prospe... »

MLT brothers in indie rock band opening for Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival

MLT brothers in indie rock band opening for Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival

By Doug Petrowski The indie rock band The Cellar Door, featuring Mountlake Terrace brothers Gabe and Colin Much, are the opening musical act at this year’s Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival in Seattle on 4th of July. The Cellar Door plays the Microsoft Stage at 3 p.m. Gabe Much, 20, is a 2010 graduate of Mountlake Terrace High School and currently attends Seattle Pacific University, where he joined ... »

Manu Sood Art Scholarship awarded to MTHS graduate headed for Cornish

Manu Sood Art Scholarship awarded to MTHS graduate headed for Cornish

The 2012 Manu Sood Mountlake Terrace Arts Commission has awarded a $1,500 scholarship to Mountlake Terrace High School Senior Amanda Shoemaker. The endowment supports an annual scholarship targeted for arts students. Shoemaker, who will be attending Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, has contributed to Mountlake Terrace High School as well as her community. “I plan on studying the visual arts... »

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... »

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