Art Beat: 10 reasons to attend this year’s Edmonds Arts Festival

An insider’s look at the upcoming Edmonds Arts Festival Back in February, I joined the group of volunteers that puts on the annual Edmonds Arts Festival. The festival — this year June 17-19 — is something I look forward to every year, and I wanted to find a way to get more involved. The Edmonds…

Art Beat: Summer performances, authors and scholarship winners

Edmonds Center for Arts presents Summer Series and the lineup for 2022-23 Announcing the new Summer Series outdoors and on the Edmonds Center for the Arts stage! Starting in July and going through August, there will be an incredible lineup of local and international musical artists including The True Loves, La Dame Blanche, The Black…

Art Beat: All about the jazz happening this weekend

There’s a full day and night of jazz happening — much of it featuring Edmonds School District musicians — in Edmonds on Saturday, May 21. The Edmonds Jazz Connection is an annual even, returning after a two-year hiatus due to COVID. Edmonds Jazz Connection is sponsored by the Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Club and the event raises…

Art Beat: Scholarships and education opportunities for aspiring artists, musicians

Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation extends art student scholarship application deadline to March 28 The Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation offers scholarships to students who will be pursuing college work in the visual arts. Students must live within the boundaries of the Edmonds School District and graduate from High school in 2022, or be Edmonds Community College…

Art Beat: Featured radio show Dead Electric – vintage synth finds its home

Looking for something new and entertaining for your ears? Here it is, a radio show playing the “sounds of past futures.” Dead Electric, a show you can hear on independent public radio station 90.7 KSER in Everett and 89.9 KXIR on Whidbey Island, showcases vintage synth, space and new age music from the ’70s and…