Art Beat: Movie night, music, ballet and a reading

Art Movie Night at Graphite: ‘Modigliani’ Friday, Feb. 10, 7 p.m. Gallery at Graphite 202a Main St., Edmonds The story of Amedeo Modigliani’s bitter rivalry with Pablo Picasso and his tragic romance with painter and art model Jeanne Hebuterne. Movies are free, but donations to the nonprofit Art Start Northwest are appreciated. Suggested donation: $5…

Art Beat: Theater, exhibit openings, author talk and Comedy Night tickets

You may be entering the dreary season where you long for spring, but there are a lot of artistic opportunities going on to keep you engaged. Phoenix Theatre puts on Chemical Imbalance: A Jekyll and Hyde Play Feb. 3-26 Phoenix Theatre 9673 Firdale Ave., Edmonds Dr. Jekyll’s research finds him – as usual – investigating…

Art Beat: High school theater, Art Walk Edmonds and a book reading

If you made a New Year’s Resolution to experience more local art, you are in luck – this week’s options are plentiful. From school productions to improv and from paintings to books, there is something for everyone.  Meadowdale High School presents The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time  Jan. 12, 13, and 14,…

Art Beat: Ring in the New Year with an art exhibit, an author talk and an audition

I’m waking from the post-Christmas, pre-New Year fog to share some art-related events to look forward to in 2023. Cole Gallery hosts Plein Air Washington Artists juried exhibit Opening Reception – Friday, Jan. 6, 4-7 p.m. Art Walk Celebrations – Thursday, Jan. 19 and Feb. 16 (The People’s Choice Award will be presented during the…

Art Beat: Cascade Symphony Orchestra concerts and a call for art

As we head into the last few weeks of 2022, here is some art-related news to put on your radar for the coming year. Cascade Symphony Orchestra Presents “Capriccio Espagnole” and their Children’s Concert: “Ferdinand, The Bull” Monday, Jan. 9, 7:30 p.m. – Capriccio Espagnole Saturday, Feb. 4, 3 p.m. – Ferdinand, The Bull Edmonds…

Art Beat: Performing animals, movies, music and more

Popovich Comedy Pet Theatre Friday, Dec. 9, 7 p.m. Edmonds Center for the Arts 410 4th Ave. N., Edmonds If your kids are anything like mine, this is something they would love! Picture the cutest pet trick you can imagine. You’ll see it here! From dogs jumping rope to cats pushing strollers, this show is…

Art Beat: A summer of live performances to enjoy

Shakespeare in the Park at Lynndale Park  After a two-year hiatus, Shakespeare in the Park has returned. Enjoy an evening of fun for the whole family at Lynnwood’s Lynndale Park. The dates are: Wooden O Productions: 7/13 – A Midsummer Night’s Dream 7/14 – Cymbelina Greenstage Productions: 7/28 – Pericles 8/4 – Henry V More…

Art Beat: 10 reasons to attend this year’s Edmonds Arts Festival

An insider’s look at the upcoming Edmonds Arts Festival Back in February, I joined the group of volunteers that puts on the annual Edmonds Arts Festival. The festival — this year June 17-19 — is something I look forward to every year, and I wanted to find a way to get more involved. The Edmonds…

Art Beat: Summer performances, authors and scholarship winners

Edmonds Center for Arts presents Summer Series and the lineup for 2022-23 Announcing the new Summer Series outdoors and on the Edmonds Center for the Arts stage! Starting in July and going through August, there will be an incredible lineup of local and international musical artists including The True Loves, La Dame Blanche, The Black…

Students and staff display artistic talents at MTHS art show

Mountlake Terrace High School students and faculty shared their artistic talents with the community at a free art and maker show on Saturday, May 21. The MTHS Innovations Club organized the event to show off the creativity of students and staff with various murals, Edmonds Arts Festival submissions and projects on display. Instructors noted that…

Art Beat: All about the jazz happening this weekend

There’s a full day and night of jazz happening — much of it featuring Edmonds School District musicians — in Edmonds on Saturday, May 21. The Edmonds Jazz Connection is an annual even, returning after a two-year hiatus due to COVID. Edmonds Jazz Connection is sponsored by the Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Club and the event raises…

Art Beat: Scholarships and education opportunities for aspiring artists, musicians

Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation extends art student scholarship application deadline to March 28 The Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation offers scholarships to students who will be pursuing college work in the visual arts. Students must live within the boundaries of the Edmonds School District and graduate from High school in 2022, or be Edmonds Community College…