Remembering the Edmonds Jazz Connection over the years

The annual Edmonds Jazz Connection — which has been showcasing some of the Pacific Northwest’s best high school jazz programs for the past 20 years, was canceled this year due to COVID-19. To commemorate the event’s 20th anniversary, Jim Blossey of the Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Club — which hosts the event — put together this…

A virtual visit to Edmonds’ Cascadia Art Museum: Roycroft and Leatherwork

Cascadia Art Museum Virtual | Roycroft and Leatherwork from Cascadia Art Museum on Vimeo. During this time of COVID-19 closures, Edmonds’ Cascadia Art Museum is providing virtual visits into its collections. This time, volunteer docent Shelley provides a glimpse into the museum’s Northwest Collects exhibition, discussing the influence of the Arts and Crafts movement on…

Lynnwood Convention Center issues call for art for upcoming show

The Lynnwood Convention Center has issued a call for art for its summer/fall exhibit, “Northwest Enterprise: Working in the Northwest.” The show, which is set to run from July 5-Dec. 16, will showcase art illustrating scenes and vignettes from all aspects of the working life, and workers in the Northwest. These could be maritime-, agricultural-, urban-…

‘Signs from the Edge’: A serial novel from EPIC Group Writers — Chapter 2

As relief from reading Journal of a Plague Year, Station Eleven, and The Plague, the board of the Edmonds-based EPIC Group Writers penned a serial novel for your entertainment. Since each author could only see the immediately preceding chapter, there are numerous plot twists and wild goose chases. Fortunately the “instigator,” Diane Naab, was able to pull…

Cascade Symphony Orchestra’s March 9 concert postponed

Cascade Symphony Orchestra’s Monday, March 9 From the New World performance at Edmonds Center for the Arts has been postponed “due to uncertainty around the coronavirus,” the symphony said in an announcement. “We are taking this action based on recommendations by the King and Snohomish County Health Departments to postpone large events and gatherings in an effort to…

Country music legend Lorrie Morgan comes to Edmonds Center for the Arts March 13

Lorrie Morgan, Grand Ole Opry lifetime member and one of the most eloquently emotive country vocalists of modern times, will perform at the Edmonds Center for the Arts Friday, arch 13 at 7:30 p.m. Morgan is the first woman in her genre to begin her career with three consecutive Platinum albums. Born Loretta Lynn Morgan,…

Edmonds Center for Arts to offer dementia-friendly training for local artists Feb 24

The Edmonds Center for the Arts invites professional musical theatre artists, vocalists and students to attend a free training from 5-8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24 aimed athletes helping professionals tailor their performance approach to engage individuals living with memory loss. Sing For Your Seniors was inspired by founder Jackie Vanderbeck’s love and admiration for her…

Nerd Faire draws crowd to Lynnwood Convention Center

The second annual Nerd Faire was one way to have fun even in our rainy, gloomy weather Saturday. Billed as “a mini con for all things weird and geeky,” the convention was scheduled to run until 9:30 p.m. at the Lynnwood Convention Center. Offerings include panel presentations, workshops, gaming, a cosplay contest, a story time…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…