‘Decoding Art in Seattle’s Public Spaces’ topic of Edmonds lecture Jan. 18

Jim Rupp, author of Art in Seattle’s Public Spaces, from SoDo to South Lake Union, will be speaking at Edmonds’ Cascadia Art Museum Thursday, Jan. 18. Walk down any street in Seattle, turn the corner, and you are likely to discover art enhancing the city’s public spaces. No other U.S. city can match the per-capita number…

Sponsor spotlight: Third annual Wreath Walk Edmonds on now through Dec. 15

Bid on and win your favorite wreath through an online auction For the third year in a row, Art Walk Edmonds (AWE) is presenting Wreath Walk Edmonds. Created in 2020 as a way for artists to show their creativity during the dark days of the pandemic, AWE is continuing the tradition of hanging original, artist-designed…

MTHS Theatre Department presents ‘The One Act Play That Goes Wrong’ Nov. 17-19

The Mountlake Terrace High School Theatre Department is presenting The One Act Play That Goes Wrong, a hilarious comedy that is non-stop mishaps and laughs, Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 17-19, at 7:30 p.m. in the school theater. The plot: As the drama department performs its production of The Murder at Haversham Manor, a 1920s murder…

EC Jazz and Salsa Band fundraiser Nov. 5 to support trip to Puerto Rico

The Edmonds College Jazz and Salsa Band will transform the Black Box Theatre into a nightclub on Saturday, Nov. 5, to host a fundraiser to support an upcoming trip to Puerto Rico. The event will feature salsa dancing, music from the band, dance lessons, and an auction. The event will take place from 7-9 p.m.,…

Reminder: Enjoy an evening of swing dancing and music at MTHS Nov. 4

The Mountlake Terrace High School Music Boosters welcome all ages to Swing Night on Friday, Nov. 4 at Mountlake Terrace High School. Enjoy an evening of dance and live music while supporting the music program. Swing dance instructors will be providing lessons and the high school jazz ensembles will provide the music. The swing dance…

Olympic Ballet Theatre launches new season with autumn auction, costume ball

Edmonds-based Olympic Ballet Theatre (OBT) is jumpstarting its 2022-2023 performance season with an evening of philanthropy and pre-Halloween fun. The 2022 Autumn Auction & Costume Ball is taking place at the Nile Shrine Center in Mountlake Terrace Saturday, Oct. 29. The fundraiser features dinner, live and silent auctions, performances of excerpts from the upcoming season,…

Enjoy an evening of jazz at Mountlake Terrace High School Oct.20

Enjoy a free evening of jazz at Mountlake Terrace High School Thursday, Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. Among the scheduled performers: – Mountlake Terrace High School Jazz Ensemble 1 – Mountlake Terrace High School Jazz Ensemble 2 – Meadowdale High School Jazz Band – Madrona K-8 Jazz Ensemble 1 The event will be in the…

Snohomish County wants feedback on Future of Arts and Culture project   

Snohomish County is seeking input through Dec. 31, 2022 on preferences for arts and culture experiences, activities and community spaces to support economic growth opportunities across the county. Residents, cultural workers, businesses and those who are interested in Snohomish County arts and culture are urged to weigh in through two brief project surveys at https://bit.ly/SnoCoArtsFutures….

Edmonds Center for Arts announces return of arts programming for people with memory loss 

Edmonds Center for the Arts has announced the in-person return of its Dementia-Inclusive Series – a line-up of creative and social enrichment programs designed to engage people living with memory loss and their loved ones. Launched in 2015, the series developed collaboratively with the feedback and support of senior services organizations, memory care professionals, and…

Artist combines photography, wax painting in MLT Library exhibit

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission has selected Edmonds photographer Jeff Galbraith for the October exhibit at the Mountlake Terrace Library. Galbraith’s creative specialty lies in photography and encaustic painting, also known as hot wax painting. In a fun twist, his exhibit will be followed by a November showing featuring the mixed media art of…

Edmonds College Art Gallery’s fall exhibit features instructor Minh Carrico’s work

The Edmonds College Art Gallery’s fall exhibit showcases the work of Minh Carrico, an Edmonds College instructor and chair for photography and visual communications. The exhibit, titled “Double Take,” surveys Carrico’s home life while sheltering in place during the pandemic. Carrico completed the work under their new creative identity, noise = grain, a name that…

42nd annual Arts of the Terrace art show now open at MLT library

Photo courtesy Arts of the Terrace Facebook pageThe 42nd Annual Arts of the Terrace Juried Art Show is now open. The show runs from now through Saturday, Oct. 1 at the Mountlake Terrace Library. Presented by the Mountlake Terrace Art Commissioners and Friends of the Arts, this year’s show features over 300 pieces of artwork…

$3 tickets at area movie theaters for National Cinema Day Sept. 3

Several area movie theaters are offering $3 tickets in honor of National Cinema Day Saturday, Sept. 3. Regal Cinemas, Cinemark and AMC Theaters will be offering $3 movie tickets at all their locations for all current movies Discounted tickets can be purchased online in advance or at the ticket counter. Regal Cinemas include the Regal…

Bringing art to city, Arts of the Terrace returns in late September

After a two-year pandemic hiatus, the Arts of the Terrace show is returning to Mountlake Terrace in late September. Members of the Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission, which oversees what is usually an annual event,  are eager to bring art back to the community.  Conner Ryan is one of the newest commission members, but he…

MLT photographer shares art with global themes

September will bring a new photography exhibit to the Mountlake Terrace Library. Benjamin Hou, a Mountlake Terrace resident and volunteer with the Arts Advisory Commission, will present scenes captured while traveling the world. “Every day came with a new experience with every turn of the corner revealing something deeply fascinating,” he said in an artist…

Happening nearby: Daughter of Hedy Lamarr to speak at Sept. 10 Everett Film Festival

A visit by the daughter of Hollywood film star Hedy Lamarr will highlight the 2022 Everett Film Festival, which will take place Saturday, Sept. 10 at the Everett Community College Jackson Center. Saturday will be a full day, with doors opening at 12:30 p.m. Eleven screenings — including animations, documentaries, narrative features and shorts —…

Sponsor spotlight: Edmonds Art Studio Tour Sept. 17-18

The Edmonds Art Studio Tour www.edmondsartstudiotour.com is excited to announce that this year’s event is again being organized as an in-person community engagement; opening the studios of our artists to those interested in purchasing handmade works and learning more about each artist’s creative process. A Creative View into the Artists The 41 local artists selected…

Two more Taste Edmonds featured bands: Brett Benton and Cloud Cover

This year’s Taste Edmonds — set to open Friday, Aug. 19 — brings back such crowd favorites as The Beatniks, One Love Bridge, The Davanos and Robbie Dee’s Tribute to Elvis. But there are also some fresh bands in the lineup, and here are the final two of the six bands featured prior to opening…

Taste Edmonds featured bands: Motley 2 and Eden

This year’s Taste Edmonds — set to open Friday, Aug. 19 — brings back such crowd favorites as The Beatniks, One Love Bridge, The Davanos and Robbie Dee’s Tribute to Elvis. But Taste organizers say they also excited to introduce some fresh bands to the lineup, including some newly formed groups that are already making…

Another round of state pandemic relief grants now available to small businesses, nonprofits

Applications for the Working Washington Grants: Round 5 and new Convention Center Grants programs opened Aug. 17. Together, these programs will distribute $75 million in pandemic relief grants to eligible small businesses and nonprofits across Washington. The Department of Commerce manages the grants with support from the Washington State Arts Commission. Applications must be submitted…

Taste Edmonds featured bands: The Little Lies, Queen Mother

This year’s Taste Edmonds — set to open Friday, Aug. 19 — brings back such crowd favorites as The Beatniks, One Love Bridge, The Davanos and Robbie Dee’s Tribute to Elvis. But Taste organizers are also excited to introduce some fresh bands to the lineup, including some newly formed groups that are already making a…