Kiah Helms photography exhibit opens at MLT Library Jan. 2

Starting Jan. 2, the Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission will present the Kiah Helms Photography Exhibit at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W. Helms attended Mountlake Terrace High School and earned a general degree from Edmonds Community College. She began taking photographs when she was 5 years old, and got her first digital camera…

Jewish-Arab Ensemble SheshBesh comes to Edmonds Center for Arts Jan. 18

SheshBesh, an Arab-Jewish ensemble comprised of three members of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra alongside four of the finest musicians from Israel’s Arab community, will perform Saturday, Jan. 18 at Edmonds Center for the Arts. Prior to the performance, the artists will engage in a free pre-show talk, speaking to a model of two cultures living…

Reminder: MTHS holiday concerts set for Dec. 12, 17

The Mountlake Terrace High School Music Department is presenting a pair of upcoming concerts sure to bring some holiday cheer to all. The MTHS jazz bands take the stage on Thursday, Dec. 12, for a concert full of seasonal music. The event is set for the school’s theater starting at 7 p.m. On Tuesday, Dec….

Brier Terrace 8th grader to dance lead role in ‘A Storybook Nutcracker’ Dec. 13-14

Eighth grader Kristina Balayants has been dancing in “A Storybook Nutcracker” since she was a little pig-tailed Bon Bon hiding under Mother Ginger’s skirt seven years ago. The Brier Terrace Middle School student is dancing the lead role of Clara this year in Alderwood Dance Spectrum’s annual production. She has enjoyed the challenge. “There are…

Northwest Girlchoir seeks new singers starting in January

Know any girls who love to sing? Northwest Girlchoir has openings for new singers in grades 1-12 to join them in January 2020. Girls are invited to learn musicianship, vocal technique and performance skills. Choristers perform for thousands of audience members at concerts held across the greater Puget Sound Region and on tours nationally and…

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…

Join Sno-King Chorale for annual Holiday Magic concert Dec. 14

The 85-voice Sno-King Community Chorale will perform its annual Rockin’ Around: Holiday Magic concert on Saturday, Dec. 14, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 4th Ave. N. The festive selection of songs, appropriate for the entire family, will include favorites “White Christmas,” “Carol of the Bells,“ and “Feliz Navidad,” as…

Edmonds Center for the Arts presents CeCe Winans Christmas Show Dec. 11

Edmonds Center for the Arts presents the best-selling and most-awarded female gospel artists of all time, CeCe Winans, on Wednesday, Dec. 11, at 7:30 p.m. Winans has long since cemented her status as one of the most accomplished and celebrated women in modern music history. Recording and performing as both a solo artist and as a…

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…

Coming to the Creative Retirement Institute in 2020: Jazz Appreciation

“Jazz is a dialect, a certain language.” So says Brent Jensen, instructor for a new  Jazz Appreciation course coming to the Creative Retirement Institute (CRI) at Edmonds Community College winter term 2020. And Jensen is definitely a person who should know. The course provides a brief survey of the development of jazz music in the…

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…