Cascade Symphony’s ‘Holiday Pops’ concerts in Edmonds Dec. 11-12

The musical works of Johann Strauss II, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, George Gershwin and other legendary composers will be featured when the Cascade Symphony Orchestra (CSO) — under the direction of maestro Michael Miropolsky — presents its two annual “Holiday Pops” concerts on Sunday, Dec. 11 and Monday, Dec. 12. Both performances will begin at 7:30…

Application deadline Dec. 2 for Cascadia Art Museum teen ambassadors program

Cascadia Art Museum has extended the deadline to apply for its Cascadia Teen Ambassadors program to Dec. 2, 2022. Cascadia Teen Ambassadors (CTA) is a group of high school students in grades 9-12 from Snohomish and North King counties who provide insight on Cascadia programming, help create and facilitate new initiatives, and raise awareness for Cascadia….

Artists sought for large-scale work near MLT light rail station

The City of Mountlake Terrace has issued a Call for Artists to produce an installation for a new pedestrian plaza. Proposed artwork should be relevant to the community, site-specific and long lasting. “We’re especially interested in creators from the Pacific Northwest,” said Renee Norton, a recreation supervisor who is the city staff liaison to the…

EPIC Group Writers sponsoring open mic nite for teens Sept. 21

Edmonds-based EPIC Group Writers is hosting an open mic nite for teens on Wednesday, Sept. 21 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Café Louvre, 210 5th Ave. S., Edmonds. Area teens are welcome to share poetry, prose  and songs. Sign-ups are at the door. Limit five minutes per person. Complimentary light refreshments. Beverages available for purchase.  

Sponsor spotlight: Edmonds Art Studio Tour Sept. 17-18

The Edmonds Art Studio Tour www.edmondsartstudiotour.com is excited to announce that this year’s event is again being organized as an in-person community engagement; opening the studios of our artists to those interested in purchasing handmade works and learning more about each artist’s creative process. A Creative View into the Artists The 41 local artists selected…

Reminder: Deadline extended to Aug. 19 for Arts of the Terrace juried show entries

The Arts of the Terrace juried art show is looking for artist submissions, and has extended the submission deadline to Aug. 19. Eligible items include paintings, prints, drawings, miniatures, calligraphy, photographs, three-dimensional and artisans’ works. Over $5,000 in prize money is available. This is the 42nd year for the Mountlake Terrace tradition, which is sponsored…

Sponsor spotlight: Edmonds Art Studio Tour Sept. 17-18

Throughout greater Edmonds, Washington From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the weekend of Sept. 17 and 18, 2022 The Edmonds Art Studio Tour is excited to announce that this year’s event is again being organized as an in-person community engagement; opening the studios of our artists to those interested in purchasing handmade works and…

Snohomish Film Festival set for Lynnwood Convention Center Sept. 17

The Snohomish Film Festival is holding its first in-person event on Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Lynnwood Convention Center from 3-8 p.m. The festival — which launched in 2021 as a virtual event — will screen 30 short films, many by local filmmakers, host panels featuring the films’ cast and crew and have live readings…

Cascade Symphony Orchestra opens season ticket sales for its 61st year

The Cascade Symphony Orchestra has opened season ticket sales for 2022-23 concerts at the Edmonds Center for the Arts. “It is going to be a great season filled with a variety of exciting music and distinguished soloists,” said  Music Director Michael Miropolsky, who is entering his 21st season as the orchestra’s conductor. Opening night is set for…

Irish dance school hosting free open house in Edmonds Aug. 30

The Carroll-Henderson School of Irish Dancing in Edmonds will host a free open house on Tuesday, Aug. 30,  and invites children ages 3-10 “to hop, leap, and spin around the dancing floor while celebrating the end of the summer.” Open house time for 3- to 5-year-olds is 5-5:30 p.m. and for 6- to 10-year-olds, it’s 5:45-6:15…

Artists sought for Arts of the Terrace juried show

The Arts of the Terrace juried art show is looking for artist submissions through Aug. 12. Eligible items include paintings, prints, drawings, miniatures, calligraphy, photographs, three-dimensional and artisans’ works. Over $5,000 in prize money is available. This is the 42nd year for the Mountlake Terrace tradition, which is sponsored by the city’s Arts Advisory Commission…

Ballyhoo Theatre to present ‘On a Clear Day You Can See Forever’ July 29-Aug. 7

Ballyhoo Theatre opens its performance of On a Clear Day You Can See Forever Friday, July 29 at Edmonds College’s Black Box Theater. On a Clear Day tells the story of psychiatrist Dr. Mark Bruckner and his insecure yet gifted patient, who engages him for help with a smoking addiction. Through hypnosis, Dr. Bruckner discovers what…

Music in the Museum July 22 in Edmonds features lively tunes from classical musicians

Can chamber music by Bach, Mozart, Coleridge-Taylor and Albéniz make you tap your feet and swing in your seat? On Friday, July 22 at 6 p.m.,  the Cascadia Art Museum is presenting a concert of the most lively chamber music, performed by a trio of accomplished Northwest classical musicians. Pamela Liu (violin) has performed extensively in Europe…

Taste Edmonds 2022 tickets now on sale

Tickets are on sale for 2022 Taste Edmonds, sponsored by the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce Aug. 19-21 in downtown Edmonds. The event features food trucks, vendors, children and family/children’s activities along with live music at Frances Anderson Playfield, 700 Main St. Live music entertainment includes The Beatniks, The Little Lies (A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac), Queen…

Olympic Ballet Theatre announces 2022-2023 performance season

Olympic Ballet Theatre has announced its 2022-2023 performance season, and it starts with the all-time holiday favorite The Nutcracker in December. In February 2023, the Edmonds-based ballet company will spotlight new works in Debuts. In May, it brings back the timeless fairytale of The Sleeping Beauty. And the season culminates in June 2023 with an eclectic mix of…

Artists of Snohomish County now on display at Lynnwood Convention Center

To support and showcase the many talents of the local community, the Lynnwood Convention Center welcomes the artwork of 13 artists for its ‘Artists of Snohomish County’ exhibit, which runs from July – December 2022. The 57 pieces of artwork on display constitute a variety of mediums, including acrylics, embroidery, watercolor, photography, metal print and glass…

Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation party set for June 15

The Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation Celebrate the Arts Party is set for Wednesday, June 15 on the plaza at Edmonds’ Frances Anderson Center. Get early access to view the juried art galleries at the Edmonds Arts Festival, enjoy an evening of fun with friends, drinks, heavy hors d’oeuvres and live music by Aaron Crawford while…

Family art workshop at Edmonds’ Cascadia Art Museum June 4

A family art workshop exploring the works of Pacific Northwest artist Howard Duell is scheduled for noon-1 p.m. and 1-2 p.m. Saturday, June 4 at Cascadia Art Museum in Edmonds. The workshop is being presented by Cascadia Team Ambassadors, a group of six high school students who volunteer at the Cascadia Art Museum. Howard Duell’s works, showcased…

Rehearsals start this fall for Northwest Girlchoir   

For girls and young women who love to sing, Northwest Girlchoir has openings for new singers entering grades 1-12 this fall. Learn musicianship, vocal technique and performance skills, all while building lasting friendships in a supportive community. During the span of almost five decades, Northwest Girlchoir has empowered and inspired thousands of girls and young…

Showcasing student musicians, the Edmonds Jazz Connection returns May 21

Following a two-year hiatus due to COVID, the Edmonds Jazz Connection featuring local student musicians is returning to downtown Edmonds Saturday, May 21. Sponsored by the Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Club, the annual May music event raises funds to support Edmonds School District music programs. It features student musicians from 13 schools at the middle, high…

Cascade Symphony seeks concertmaster candidates

The Cascade Symphony Orchestra (CSO), which recently completed its 60th season of providing classical music entertainment for residents of Snohomish and King counties, is seeking candidates for the leadership role of concertmaster beginning with the 2022-23 concert season that will start in the fall. The orchestra performs seven concerts at the Edmonds Center for the Arts…