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…

Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation announces scholarship winners

The Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation recently awarded $30,000 in scholarships to 15 area students, all of whom are pursuing higher education degrees in the Visual Arts. The 2019 scholarship winners were honored at a community reception on May 22 and represent Lynnwood High School, Meadowdale High School, Mountlake Terrace High School, Edmonds-Woodway High School, and Edmonds…

Edmonds foundations award art scholarships to MTHS senior Kristen Walter

Mountlake Terrace High School senior Kristen Walter recently received two scholarships to pursue her collegiate education in fine arts at the University of Washington — one from the Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation and the other from the Pamela Mummy Foundation. Walter was honored at a community reception in May for her outstanding work in clay…

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…

Happening Saturday: Wine, spirits, beer tastings at Decant Edmonds

A reminder that Decant Edmonds will take place this Saturday, May 25 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts. Enjoy an evening of wine, spirits and beer tastings with live music. Taste and purchase bottles to take home at a saving of up to 30 percent off. Tickets are available through Edmonds Center for the…

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…

Mountlake Terrace HS students keep the beat at annual Edmonds Jazz Connection Saturday

Outstanding local student jazz programs — including several from Mountlake Terrace High School — were showcased during the 19th Annual Edmonds Jazz Connection Saturday in downtown Edmonds. Sponsored by the Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Club, the event featured Puget Sound-area middle, high school and college jazz programs. The Daybreakers Rotary Club also awarded scholarships to the…

May 18: Edmonds Jazz Connection to showcase student jazz performances

One of Edmonds’ most popular spring events is back. The Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Club is proud to announce the 19th annual Edmonds Jazz Connection, to be held Saturday, May 18, at three locations in downtown Edmonds. More than a festival, it’s a Connection, bringing together students, renowned professional musicians, the arts community, music educators and ordinary…

Chamber group to tell Anne Frank’s story in “Annelies” May 17 at Trinity Lutheran

James Whitbourn’s “Annelies”, a moving, full-length choral work based on Anne Frank’s “The Diary of a Young Girl.” will be performed by reSound, a Northwest Chamber Ensemble at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lynnwood on Friday, May 17. The Lynnwood concert will be the first of three performances of this piece by Trinity’s choir-in-residence. In recent…

Beer lovers, rejoice: Hemlock State Brewing to open in Mountlake Terrace May 17

Beer lovers will have another reason to love Mountlake Terrace as the much-anticipated opening of Hemlock State Brewing Company is set for Friday, May 17. The taphouse, owned by friends and brewers Mark Dunford, Jerret Botch and Michael Ernst and located on the southeast corner of 236th Street Southwest and 56th Avenue West in Mountlake…

Review: Royal India Cuisine in Lynnwood – it just gets better

I have mixed emotions. I do love share good news and encourage locals to check out the great cuisine offered at restaurants in the community. But when we arrived at Royal India Cuisine recently, well past the standard lunch hour, it was still packed! Only one parking space left. “Wonder what’s up,” said my spouse….

Sponsor spotlight: Jazz Connection set for May 18 in downtown Edmonds

Edmonds residents and visitors have long enjoyed the annual Edmonds Jazz Connection in May of each year. This year’s Connection, to be held on on May 18, marks the 19th anniversary of the Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Club’s signature event.  Once again, student jazz musicians from schools around Western Washington will gather in three venues in…