Lynnwood Recreation Center showcases work from local artist

The Lynnwood Recreation Center is currently featuring artwork by a young local artist. “Pears and Cliché” by 12-year-old Claire Yuan will be on display until Sept. 21 at the Recreation Center, located at 18900 44th Ave. W. The Recreation Center is open Monday-Friday 5:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Saturday 7 a.m.-9 p.m. and Sunday 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

Women are Raving about an Art & Mindfulness Experience in Edmonds

(Sponsored by Peggy Farah) The Release™️ day retreat for women has been providing a fabulous opportunity for local women to come together, build connections, tend to self-care and play with a huge array of provided art supplies for the past several months at Artworks in downtown Edmonds. This innovative program includes mindfulness instruction, journaling, group…

Little Bill’s Blues Birthday Bash at Seattle’s Triple Door March 17

Greens and blues might bring to mind the Seattle Seahawks but this St. Patrick’s Day, green harmonizes with the blues for a very special musical tribute to legendary blues man and Mountlake Terrace resident Little Bill. Boogie on over to the Triple Door in Seattle on March 17th to help Bill Engelhart, better known as…

Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation accepting applications for community art grants

The Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation is now accepting applications for community art grants. Grants may be awarded to local non-profit, 501c3 organizations that provide arts-related education programs, projects, or services. Applications will be evaluated on how they will enhance our community through art experiences and education in the visual, performing, or literary arts. The Edmonds…

Enjoying art and wine for a good cause in Lynnwood

Lynnwood‘s first “The Art of Wine and Food” event drew a strong turnout to the Lynnwood Convention Center Friday. Proceeds will help fund Lynnwood Arts Commission projects like their ongoing electrical utility box wrapping, and the commission of a large (roughly 40 foot x 12 foot) mural planned for 36th Avenue West. Well over 300…

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…

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…

Reminder: Deadline Jan. 31 for I LOVE Lynnwood sculpture design artists

The City of Lynnwood has issued a Call for Artists/Creative People for its I LOVE Lynnwood: Sculpture Design. Anyone living in Washington state is eligible to apply and the deadline is Jan. 31, 2019. There is no entry fee. Designers, architects, artists, makers and creative people are encouraged to apply. Up to five finalists will be…

Reminder: Snohomish County offering grants for culture and the arts in 2019

Snohomish County’s Arts Commission is currently accepting grant applications from public and nonprofit agencies for 2019 for funding projects that support the creative community involved in the arts and cultural enrichment. The county has $20,000 available in grant funding in 2019. Applications are due by Jan. 15, 2019, and grant-funded programs must be completed in…

Elf the Musical JR to be presented at Edmonds Heights Nov. 30-Dec. 2

Edmonds Heights K-12 School will present Elf The Musical JR. performed by the school’s Young Artists (3rd-8th grade) on the following dates: Friday, Nov. 30 @ 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 @ 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2 @ 2 p.m. The story: Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is…

The quirky, charming work of artist Mike O’Day

In the fourth grade, enamored by narrative comic books like The Flash and The Brainy Beagle, Mike O’Day would have liked nothing better than to grow up and have his own comic book series. As an avid illustrator throughout his youth, he decided to pursue advertising design in college. He began working at a couple…

Reminder: Three Artists show in Lynnwood Nov. 17

Local artists Robin Westbrook, Barbara Wyatt and Lynette Hensley show their art professionally in the greater Seattle area. Once a year, they come together for a one-day show, and it’s set for Saturday, Nov. 17, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at 18424 71st Ave. W., Lynnwood. Westbrook is known for her Urban Tribal styling, including leather, glass…

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Reminder: Sno-King Meaningful Movies presents ‘Reinventing Power’ Oct. 13

Sno-King Meaningful Movies and the Sierra Club will hold a special screening of “Reinventing Power: America’s Renewable Energy Boom” on Saturday, Oct. 13 at Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Church, 8109 – 224th St. S.W., Edmonds. From the event announcement: Critically, “Reinventing Power” underscores the notion that we don’t have to sacrifice jobs for a clean environment….