Northwest Girlchoir seeks new singers starting in January

Know any girls who love to sing? Northwest Girlchoir has openings for new singers in grades 1-12 to join them in January 2020. Girls are invited to learn musicianship, vocal technique and performance skills. Choristers perform for thousands of audience members at concerts held across the greater Puget Sound Region and on tours nationally and…

Just Around the Corner: The International Fountain

In the summer, the International Fountain at the Seattle Center is a magnet for visitors wishing to get relief from the heat by getting soaked. In the cold of autumn, the fountain is a lonely performer, only to be seen and not approached.  This is how it was Oct. 2, as seen through a time-lapse video. Here…

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…

Deadline Sept. 30 for City of Lynnwood artist applications

The City of Lynnwood is accepting applications for artists to exhibit in the city’s galleries in 2020. The deadline is Monday, Sept. 30. The City Hall Gallery is for artists of all ages. The Rec Center Gallery is for young artists under 18. Get an application at www.LynnwoodArts.org (scroll to bottom of page).

Violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins to perform at Edmonds Center for Arts Oct. 12

Acclaimed violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins was the “Fiddler”/violin soloist for the Tony- and Grammy-nominated revival on Broadway in the recent Bartlett Sher production of Fiddler on the Roof. Hailed by The New York Times for her artistry, Ms. Hall-Tompkins created the first full album of newly-commissioned and original Fiddler-inspired works. On Oct. 12, at 7:30 p.m.,…

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…

Save the date: Meadowdale HS Music & Arts Mattress Fundraiser Sept. 28

The 5th Annual Meadowdale Music & Arts Mattress Fundraiser is Saturday, Sept. 28, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Meadowdale High School. Custom Fundraising Solutions of Seattle is bringing their mobile mattress showroom to the school to help Meadowdale Music & Arts raise thousands of dollars for their program. Thirty top-quality name-brand mattresses will…

Thursday: Last chance to attend summer Movies in the Park with ‘Dumbo’

Grab the popcorn for your last chance to attend Lynnwood’s Movies in the Park on Thursday, Aug. 29 at Lynndale Park. The event, featuring Dumbo, will begin at 7 p.m. with the film starting at dusk. Lynndale Park Ballfield is located at 18927 72nd Avenue West. The event is free and open to the public. Attendees…

Lynnwood Eats: Shake N Go a quality alternative to big-chain fast food

Looking down at the perfectly round sesame bun, the melty cheese shining in the light, I couldn’t help but wonder how on earth they manage to put out restaurant quality at a fast food place. It’s shocking. Initially, reviewing the menu beforehand, I felt great concern. Shake N Go’s menu is extensive, everything from deli…

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…

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…

Northwest Stories, Northwest Life exhibit now at Lynnwood Convention Center

“Northwest Stories / Northwest Life” Summer/Fall Art Exhibition July to December, see details below Lynnwood Convention Center 3711 196th St. S.W. Lynnwood Free The 2019 Summer/Fall Art Exhibition is currently on display at the Lynnwood Convention Center now through December 2019. The art exhibit, “Northwest Stories/Northwest Life”, features local artists Willow Bader, Michelle Bear, Frank…

Movies in the Park continues Aug. 22 with ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

Grab the popcorn and prepare for another of Lynnwood’s Movies in the Park on Thursday, Aug. 22 at Lynndale Park. The event will begin at 7 p.m. with the film starting at dusk. Families are invited to attend the second of three weekly showings of movies at Lynndale Park Ballfield, located at 18927 72nd Avenue…

Thursday: Movies in the Park kicks off with ‘A Dog’s Way Home’

Grab the popcorn and prepare for the kick off of Lynnwood’s Movies in the Park beginning Thursday, Aug. 15 at Lynndale Park. The event will begin at 7 p.m. with the film starting at dusk. Families are invited to attend the first of three weekly showings of movies at Lynndale Park Ballfield, located at 18927…

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…

Lynnwood City Hall art gallery showcases works by Seattle-based artists

The City of Lynnwood is featuring the work of two Seattle-based artists at Lynnwood City Hall. The art will be displayed until Sept. 10. City Hall is located at 19100 44th Ave. W. City Hall is open Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Evening hours for Mondays (except for holidays) and third Wednesdays are 6:30-9 p.m. Chris…

Lynnwood Arts Commission accepting applications for city exhibits

The City of Lynnwood Arts Commission is accepting applications for city exhibits in 2020. Lynnwood City Hall gallery submissions are for artists of all ages, while the Lynnwood Recreation Center gallery is for young artists under 18 years old. The application deadline is Sept. 30. The application can be found by scrolling to the bottom…

Lynnwood Lifestyles: Writing class, Kedi movie night, Star Wars tournament

Become A Writer… In A Flash! Saturday, Aug. 3, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. For two days this weekend exclusively, you can learn how to write flash fiction. Beginning Saturday at 11 a.m., you could spend four hours learning this short form of writing, through the power of improvisation. That means word association games, story-building…

Artists’ pet drawings raise money for Lynnwood-based PAWS

A parade of dogs waited patiently along the sidewalk in front of Edmonds art store ARTspot during July’s 3rd Thursday Art Walk, ready to have a custom pet portrait made — all to benefit Lynnwood-based PAWS animal shelter. This annual event, touted as “Dog Days of Summer” by ARTspot owner Tracy Felix, features talented local…

Netflix original series inspired by 2008 Lynnwood rape case

A decade-old rape case involving a Lynnwood woman — who was later charged with falsely reporting the crime — will be the basis for the Netflix true crime series, Unbelievable. The original series was inspired by the 2016 Pulitzer Prize-winning ProPublica article “An Unbelievable Story of Rape.” According to the ProPublica story, on Aug. 11,…

Reminder: Skandia Third Friday Dance in Lynnwood July 19

Skandia Folk Dance presents its Third Friday Dance this Friday, July 19 at Cedar Valley Grange, 20526-52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. From 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., Larry Reinert and Elaine Mathies will review the beginner-friendly polka and introduce the versatile trava step. From 8:30 to 11:30 p.m., there will be a mix of an “All Comers…

Shakespeare in the Park to presents ‘Romeo and Juliet’ July 18

Shakespeare in the Park will continue Thursday, July 18 at the Lynndale Park Amphitheater, 18827 72nd Ave. W. Presented by the City of Lynnwood and Seattle Shakespeare Company, the is free to the public, but a $5 donation per person is suggested to help keep the event coming to Lynnwood. The shows begin at 7…