Reminder: Sno-King Chorale ‘Changing Seasons’ concert March 16

If you’re accustomed to hearing more “traditional” classical music in the annual Sno-King Community Chorale Musica da Coro performances, this year’s concert at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lynnwood will introduce you to striking and beautiful compositions by one of today’s most gifted young composers, Jake Runestad. And, if you’re fond of Robert Frost’s simple, sensitive and…

Recommended Reads: ‘Eternal White’ explores meaning of life — and death

Eternal White, by T. Furuyama “So this is Heaven.” Hershel Byne, a math teacher observes his surroundings as he angrily enters the afterlife. Heartbroken, feeling he was snatched away from loving family and friends before his time, Hershel begins to explore what author T. Furuyama has waiting in the vastness of Eternal White.Is eternal peace…

Skandia Folkdance Society hosting dance lessons in Lynnwood March 15

Get ready for Finnish fun as Katrilli brings the St. Urho party, with music by Folk Voice, on Friday, March 15. The event, at Cedar Valley Grange, will begin at 7:30 p.m. with a Finnish dance lesson by Katrilli members. The dance will last from 8:30-11 p.m. and will feature mixers and dances that newcomers…

Reminder: Terrace HS band performing in Hot Java Cool Jazz concert March 15

Jazz bands from Edmonds-Woodway and Mountlake Terrace high schools will be participating in a swinging, music-filled evening March 15 at Starbucks 24th Annual Hot Java Cool Jazz concert. Other participating bands include Mount Si, Roosevelt and Garfield high schools. All proceeds from concert ticket sales will go to the performing school music programs. Since 1995,…

Reminder: March 9 ‘Learn to Laugh’ comedy night to fund EdCC scholarships

The Edmonds Chamber Foundation is hosting a “Learn to Laugh” comedy night fundraiser on Saturday, March 9, at the Wade James Theater. Proceeds from the show will go toward scholarships for Edmonds Community College students. “It is named ‘Learn to Laugh’ because the proceeds go to fund scholarships for students who plan to study business, health care or…

DeMiero Jazz Fest set for March 7-9

North Sound Church and the Edmonds Center for the Arts will host the 43rd annual DeMiero Jazz Festival March 7-9 in downtown Edmonds. This music education event brings in more than 65 jazz choirs from middle school, high school, college and community groups, for a non-competitive, inspiring chance to perform and work with professional jazz artists. Daytime performances, master classes and…

Reminder: Sno-King Folk Dance Club sponsoring Sweetheart Dance Feb. 23

Sno-King International  Folk Dance Club is sponsoring a Sweetheart Dance this Saturday, Feb. 23 to honor couples who met at folk dancing. The event will run from 7-9:30 p.m. at the Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. Dance to live music from Folk Voice Band, with recorded requests at 7 p.m. and during the…

Reminder: Edmonds Center for Arts to offer Afterschool Magic Camp starting Feb. 25

On Feb. 25, internationally-renowned magician Kevin Spencer returns to Edmonds for a five-day residency, centered on an Afterschool Magic Camp for students ages 8-15. The camp is designed to welcome young people of all abilities, including children on the autism spectrum, and will run 4:30-6:30 p.m. daily until March 1. The week culminates in a…

Edmonds CC Bee Club to show ‘Flight of the Butterflies’ Feb. 21

Curious about the longest known insect migration on Earth? The Edmonds Community College Bee Club and Green Team is hosting a screening of Flight of the Butterflies on Thursday, Feb. 21 at the Black Box Theatre. The documentary follows a butterfly monarch leading her family on a perilous, 2,000 kilometer journey from Mexico to Canada….

Need a laugh? Edmonds Comedy Night set for Feb. 15, 16 at ECA

Let’s face it. We’ve all been a little stir crazy with our round of winter weather. So how about some laughter to break the doldrums? Tickets are on sale now for the 2019 Edmonds Comedy Night, set for 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday Feb. 15 and 16, with a VIP reception event at 6 p.m….

Travel eats: Barbecue sings the blues – on Beale Street

Former Restaurant News writer Kathy Passage writes about her food adventure in Memphis. Pork. It’s why I can never become a vegetarian. There I’ve said it, not ashamed to admit I’ve never found anything that quite replicates a texture, taste and aroma of bacon sizzling in the skillet. I adore pork chops. I could write poetry…

Time to apply for Edmonds Driftwood Players fall 2019 scholarship

The Edmonds Driftwood Players, a nonprofit community theater, will award scholarships of $500 each to a deserving students for fall 2019. Scholarships may be used toward tuition at any college or university in the U.S. To be eligible students must: be a graduating high-school student or currently attending college. have a permanent residence (usually where…

Cascade Symphony hosts children’s concert, Tubby the Tuba, Feb. 9

The Cascade Symphony Orchestra will host its annual children’s concert, performing “Tubby the Tuba,” at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 4th Ave. N., Edmonds. “Tubby the Tuba” is a tale set to music about a tuba that wants to perform a tune rather than just provide its…

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…

Kellie Moeller Calligraphy exhibit at Mountlake Terrace Library through Feb. 28

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents the Kellie Moeller Calligraphy Exhibit at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W. Kellie Moeller finds beauty in hidden places.  A Mixed Media Calligraphy artist, she combines wisdom and ink to evoke emotion and thought. Faith, contemplation and silence are her motivators. She seeks to draw people…

Reminder: Let Justice Roll Down concert at Trinity Lutheran Jan. 27

A reminder that reSound, a Northwest Chamber Ensemble and choir-in-residence at Lynnwood’s Trinity Lutheran Church, is performing Let Justice Roll Down – A Multi-Media Musical Journey to Selma and Back on Sunday Jan. 27,  at 7 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood. In April 2017, Plymouth Church’s Youth Forum went on a life-changing trip, retracing the actual…

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…

MTHS Drama Department presents ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ Jan. 16-19

A veteran and a newcomer of Mountlake Terrace High School stage productions take the lead in the school’s drama department offering this week as Little Shop of Horrors opens a four-day run on Wednesday, Jan. 16. The curtain rises on the musical each night at 7 p.m. Admission for Wednesday’s performance is $8; tickets for…

Reminder: Racial justice through music at Trinity Lutheran Jan. 27

For many of us — I would even say the vast majority of us — the goal of a society that sets this dream into practice is highly desirable. But 55 years after King spoke, institutional racism and white privilege still represent a major impediment to the attainment of equal justice in America. I can’t…

Reminder: Sno-King Folk Dance Club to host birthday dance Jan. 12

Sno-King International Folk Dance Club is celebrating its 32nd birthday with a dance from 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12 at the Cedar Valley  Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. The evening will include dances from many countries, including partner, no-partner and set dances. No partner necessary. Come and request your favorite dances. The party will finish…

Review: Village Theatre’s ‘Matilda the Musical’ filled with life lessons

The Village Theatre’s Matilda the Musical just opened at the Everett Performing Arts Center. On opening night, there wasn’t a seat to be had. This musical adaptation is the work of Dennis Kelly and Tim Minchin. It’s actually Village Theatre’s second opening for Matilda — it ran for nearly two months in Issaquah before moving north….

Hearty and healthy options from our new advertiser, Chanterelle

As we head into the new year, the folks at Chanterelle in downtown Edmonds know that with resolutions, people are trying to be healthier and more fiscally mindful. That being said, they also know that everyone still likes to enjoy themselves and go out for a treat. We are proud to welcome Chanterelle as our…