Eve Worrell Painting Exhibit opens in MLT Library Dec. 1

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents the Eve Worrell Painting Exhibit for the month of December at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Avenue West. Eve Worrell was born and raised in the walnut groves of Alamo, Calif. She studied apparel design at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill, Calif. After graduating, Worrell worked in…

Lori Knight mixed media exhibit opens Nov. 1

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents the Lori Knight Mixed Media Exhibit for the month of November at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Avenue West. Lori Knight is a mixed-media artist whose work incorporates vintage photos, treasures found, mixed papers, acrylics, oil pastels, and more to convey a variety of nostalgic stories. Her…

Save the date: Northwest Artists Holiday Show in Edmonds Nov. 2-3

The 46th annual Northwest Artists’ Holiday Show is set for Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 2-3, at Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 8109 224th St. S.W., Edmonds. With 50 artists’ booths, the show will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Attendees can expect to find beautiful and practical one-of-a-kind gifts from handmade soaps, jewelry and…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Reminder: Julie Drexler painting and photography exhibit now at MLT Library

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents the Julie Drexler Painting and Photography Exhibit for the month of June at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W. Julie Drexler was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest. After high school, Drexler attended Washington State University where she earned degrees in chemistry and materials engineering….

MTHS music department concerts coming up

The Mountlake Terrace High School Music Department will celebrate the end of the school year with a number of concerts throughout next week. The MTHS Jazz Bands will kick off the week by playing a sold-out show at the Nectar Lounge in Seattle on Sunday, June 2. The concert will include Jazz 1, Jazz 2…

Artists invited to submit works for 2019 Annual Arts of the Terrace Art Show

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…

MLT Library to present Phyllis Thornton painting exhibit April 1-30

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission will showcase the Phyllis Thornton Painting Exhibit at the Mountlake Terrace Library from April 1-30. “Drawing and painting have been a passion of mine from a very early age,” Thornton said. “I knew I would study art as early as high school and even as a small child I…

MLT Arts Commission presents accomplishments to council

During a recent meeting, the Mountlake Terrace City Council received an overview from the Arts Advisory Commission on their 2018 accomplishments and work plan for 2019. The Arts Advisory Commission’s mission is to support and promote the cultural arts as a vital element of the community’s quality of life, economic viability and vibrant community identity….

Reminder: Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation accepting applications for community art grants

The Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation is now accepting applications for community art grants. Grants may be awarded to local non-profit, 501c3 organizations that provide arts-related education programs, projects, or services. Applications will be evaluated on how they will enhance our community through art experiences and education in the visual, performing, or literary arts. The Edmonds…

Reminder: Food, wine and art demos at Lynnwood Convention Center Feb. 1

Looking for a brief reprieve from the mid-winter blahs? Why not spend the evening listening to jazz, watching local artists demo their work, enjoying small plates, and sampling wines from 15 boutique wineries? Sound fun? All of this is happening at the Lynnwood Convention Center, Friday, Feb. 1 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., when the…

Everett Film Festival announces lineup for Feb. 15-16

The Everett Film Festival has announced the lineup for its 2019 event, which will take place Friday, Feb. 15 and Saturday, Feb. 16 at the Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave. Highlights include speeches by two filmmakers/representatives, an appearance by a guide-dog trainer with a puppy, and the screening of an Academy Award-winning short…

Reminder: Snohomish County offering grants for culture and the arts

Snohomish County’s Arts Commission is currently accepting grant applications from public and nonprofit agencies for 2019 for funding projects that support the creative community involved in the arts and cultural enrichment. The county has $20,000 available in grant funding in 2019. Applications are due by Jan. 15, 2019, and grant-funded programs must be completed in…

Elf the Musical JR to be presented at Edmonds Heights Nov. 30-Dec. 2

Edmonds Heights K-12 School will present Elf The Musical JR. performed by the school’s Young Artists (3rd-8th grade) on the following dates: Friday, Nov. 30 @ 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 @ 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2 @ 2 p.m. The story: Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is…

Reminder: Register for WA Kids in Transition Trivia Night fundraiser Nov. 10

Community members are invited to attend or host a table for the Washington Kids in Transition charity auction this fall. The event is set for Saturday, Nov. 10 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Lynnwood, 20610 44th Ave. W. Table captains can register for $400 for 10 seats, which allows tickets to sell for $40…