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…

School of Rock Lynnwood sponsoring free day of live music July 14

School of Rock Lynnwood is sponsoring the 39th Annual Seattle Peace Concerts with a free day of live music Sunday, July 14 at Gas Works Park as part of the 39th Annual Seattle Peace Concerts. Nine bands from Washington, California and Calgary, Alberta will entertain the crowd with classic rock and roll sets from noon…

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…

Sno-King International Folk Dance Club dance party June 29

Get the jump on Independence Day as Sno-King International Folk Dance Club is throwing a dance party Saturday, June 29, ending with strawberries and ice cream. The event will be at the Cedar Valley Grange,  20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. The organization does dances from many lands, including partner, no-partner, and set dance. You don’t need to…

Lynnwood’s School of Rock adult program open house June 28

The Lynnwood School of Rock is hosting a free open house event from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, June 28 for potential adult music students to tour the school, talk with instructors, and receive free trial lessons and tickets to their next live concert: A Tribute to The Rolling Stones at Tony V’s Garage. The School of…

Welcome to our new sponsor Caravan Kabob

We are proud to announce our newest advertiser, Caravan Kabob, located conveniently in Edmonds’ Firdale Village. Originally from Pakistan, Chef/Owner Shahzad Raja has traveled across Asia, Europe and the Mediterranean, where he perfected his craft of preparing the freshest and tastiest cuisine from around the world. Tutored by Greek “Yia Yias,” his menu is a…

Spots still open for ECA Summer Arts Enrichment Camps

The Edmonds Center for the Arts has space available in its 2019 Summer Arts Enrichment Camps for students ages 8 and up. Cost is $250 per week. Summer Arts Enrichment Camps provide students with the opportunity to work directly with artists, and to explore a diversity of performing arts disciplines. With the goal to ensure…

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…

Edmonds Arts Festival celebrates 62 years June 14-16

For 62 years, the Edmonds Arts Festival has been putting on a remarkable community event that’s about artists, aspiring artists, and people who like art. It’s also about the idea of being part of an arts-friendly town whose people work together to create and participate in this annual event. The festival’s longevity is thanks to…

Gary Faigin is 2019 Edmonds Arts Festival Poster Artist 

Renowned Seattle contemporary artist Gary Faigin was selected to design the 2019 Edmonds Arts Festival poster. The selected art is from his “Age of Steam” collection. Bold, thought-provoking paintings in this collection explore the two sides of the steam engine during the industrialization of our country. The “Age of Steam” collection exhibits in the Arts…

Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation announces scholarship winners

The Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation recently awarded $30,000 in scholarships to 15 area students, all of whom are pursuing higher education degrees in the Visual Arts. The 2019 scholarship winners were honored at a community reception on May 22 and represent Lynnwood High School, Meadowdale High School, Mountlake Terrace High School, Edmonds-Woodway High School, and Edmonds…

Big E Ales hosting “Paints & Pints’ fundraiser June 7

Big E Ales is hosting a fundraiser for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and its associated Out of the Darkness walks on Friday, June 7, at their Lynnwood brew pub. Paints & Pints will give attendees the opportunity to take part in a unique painting class led by local artist Trina Sullivan while enjoying…