Cascade Symphony Orchestra seeks musical ‘Rising Star’ for 2019-2020 season

The Cascade Symphony Orchestra is encouraging talented young musicians to enter its “Rising Star” competition for the upcoming 2019-2020 season. The winning musician, to be selected by Cascade Symphony Music Director Michael Miropolsky, will perform as the soloist at the orchestra’s concert on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, at the Edmonds Center for the Arts. The…

Reminder: Arts of the Terrace Juried Art Show continues through Oct. 5

The 41st annual Arts of the Terrace Juried Art Show runs through Saturday, Oct. 5 at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W. 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…

Violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins to perform at Edmonds Center for Arts Oct. 12

Acclaimed violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins was the “Fiddler”/violin soloist for the Tony- and Grammy-nominated revival on Broadway in the recent Bartlett Sher production of Fiddler on the Roof. Hailed by The New York Times for her artistry, Ms. Hall-Tompkins created the first full album of newly-commissioned and original Fiddler-inspired works. On Oct. 12, at 7:30 p.m.,…

DeMiero Jazz Fest fundraiser set for Sept. 28 at Edmonds CC

Enjoy an evening of FanJazztic music, food and “fun”draising during the DeMiero Jazz Fest’s “One FanJazztic Evening,” a Saturday, Sept. 28 fundraiser and benefit concert featuring jazz artist Johnaye Kendrick, Dee Daniels Scholarship Award winner Kimi Locke and the Newport High School Jazz Choir. The event will run from 6-9:30 p.m. in the Black Box…

Artists reception Sept. 11 highlights Lynnwood Convention Center exhibit

The Lynnwood Convention Center is hosting an artists’ reception, open to the public, for its new art exhibit, “Northwest Stories/Northwest Life.” The event will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11. The exhibit features local artists Willow Bader, Michelle Bear, Frank Gallimore, Monica Gutierrez, Trish Harding, Ira Jacob, Doug Keith, Amy Martin, Jason Otto, Judith…

Sno-King Chorale’s first rehearsal of season Sept. 10 — and you’re invited

The first rehearsal of the season for Sno-King Community Chorale  is Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 7 p.m., Edmonds Church of God, 8224-220th St. S.W. The chorale is a non-audition group led by artistic director/conductor, Dustin Willetts. The season program includes the Holiday Magic concert Dec.14 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, followed by a three-choir performance…

Sponsor spotlight: Celebrating success — 190 Sunset’s three-year anniversary story

This is a special month for us. Sept. 8 marks our three-year anniversary, and everyone’s invited to come celebrate! We’ll kick off a week-long celebration with the beloved Edmonds band “One Love Bridge”performing live on the 190 deck on Saturday evening, Aug. 31. We’re calling it our “Endless Summer Bash,” because here at 190 Sunset…

Reminder: Deadline Aug. 30 for 2019 Arts of the Terrace call for artists

Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission and Friends of the Arts are seeking paintings, prints, drawings, miniatures, calligraphy, photographs, 3-Dimensional and Artisans’ works for its 41st Annual Juried Art Show. This year’s judges include William G. Hook for painting, prints, drawings and miniatures. Mel Curtis for photography, Michael Magrath for 3-dimensional and artisans’ works and Dewey…

Enjoy ‘Vocal Play’ when Naturally 7 plays Edmonds Center for the Arts Sept. 26

Naturally 7 returns to Edmonds Center for the Arts on Thursday, Sept. 26, at 7:30 pm. More than just your average singing group, the members of Naturally 7 have perfected an intriguing a cappella style they’ve branded “Vocal Play” — singing as instruments. In its quest to celebrate the voice, this seven-man crew not only…

Eddee Helms Photoshop Collage exhibit starts Aug. 1 at MLT Library

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission will present the Eddee Helms Photoshop Collage Exhibit for the month of August at the Mountlake Terrace Library, located at 23300 58th Avenue West. Helms is a photoshop collage artist who lives in Mountlake Terrace. As a child, Helms grew up with the love of toys, Saturday morning cartoons,…

Skandia Third Friday Dance in Lynnwood July 19

Skandia Folk Dance presents its Third Friday Dance this Friday, July 19 at Cedar Valley Grange, 20526-52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. From 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., Larry Reinert and Elaine Mathies will review the beginner-friendly polka and introduce the versatile trava step. From 8:30 to 11:30 p.m., there will be a mix of an “All Comers…

Brier Music in the Park set for July 10

In what has become an annual addition to the local summer events scene, Brier Park will again host Music in the Park on Wednesday, July 10, with live music, food trucks and a food drive. The free event begins at 5 p.m. at Brier Park, 2903-228th St. S.W. An eclectic range of music will be…

Moscow Ballet Russian Nutcracker auditions announced for Seattle-area students

American Dance Institute Shoreline is hosting 2019 Moscow Ballet Auditions for the Great Russian Nutcracker. This is a chance for area dance students to perform on stage with the principal dancers of the internationally acclaimed Moscow Ballet. The audition date is Tuesday, Sept. 3. Dancers must have at least one year of ballet training and…

S.R. Lane Digital Photography Exhibit opens at MLT Library July 1

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents the S.R. Lane Digital Photography Exhibit for the month of July at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W. Lane is an award-winning professional photographer. She was born and raised in Seattle. She started taking photos when she was a child, using her grandmother’s Polaroid camera. She…

Sno-King International Folk Dance Club dance party June 29

Get the jump on Independence Day as Sno-King International Folk Dance Club is throwing a dance party Saturday, June 29, ending with strawberries and ice cream. The event will be at the Cedar Valley Grange,  20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. The organization does dances from many lands, including partner, no-partner, and set dance. You don’t need to…

Pop recording artist among entertainers at 3rd of July celebration

Mariah Belgrod, a Seattle-based iHeartRadio Award Nominee and pop recording artist, will be featured at 5 p.m. on the entertainment stage for the fourth annual Mountlake Terrace 3rd of July Stars and Stripes Celebration Wednesday, July 3 from 3 to 11 p.m. at Ballinger Park, 23000 Lakeview Drive. Sponsored by the Cheeseburger Babies Foundation, the event kicks…

Welcome to our new sponsor Caravan Kabob

We are proud to announce our newest advertiser, Caravan Kabob, located conveniently in Edmonds’ Firdale Village. Originally from Pakistan, Chef/Owner Shahzad Raja has traveled across Asia, Europe and the Mediterranean, where he perfected his craft of preparing the freshest and tastiest cuisine from around the world. Tutored by Greek “Yia Yias,” his menu is a…

Reminder: MLT Dance Recital “Pacific Northwest Icons” set for June 15

The Mountlake Terrace Dance Academy is presenting “Pacific Northwest Icons,” a year-end dance recital, Saturday, June 15. The two different performances — at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. — will be full of Seahawks, salmon, Sasquatch and many other things about the Pacific Northwest including music from famous local artists. The recital will take place…

Free music and dance performances for all ages at Edmonds Arts Festival

Enjoy a variety of free music and dance performances during the Edmonds Arts Festival June 14-16. The main venue is a beautiful outdoor amphitheater that features traditional seating and a large grassy area perfect for sharing a blanket while listening. This open-air theater will host top professional, community, and school performers in our region. From…

Edmonds Arts Festival celebrates 62 years June 14-16

For 62 years, the Edmonds Arts Festival has been putting on a remarkable community event that’s about artists, aspiring artists, and people who like art. It’s also about the idea of being part of an arts-friendly town whose people work together to create and participate in this annual event. The festival’s longevity is thanks to…

Gary Faigin is 2019 Edmonds Arts Festival Poster Artist 

Renowned Seattle contemporary artist Gary Faigin was selected to design the 2019 Edmonds Arts Festival poster. The selected art is from his “Age of Steam” collection. Bold, thought-provoking paintings in this collection explore the two sides of the steam engine during the industrialization of our country. The “Age of Steam” collection exhibits in the Arts…