Reminder: Skandia First Friday dance set for July 1

Skandia Folk Dance Society is hosting an in-person First Friday dance Friday, July 1 at Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. The event starts with a class at 7:30 p.m with Harry Khamis and Pat Pi teaching the hambo. In 1972, the hambo was ranked the favorite dance (by a wide margin) in a survey…

Organist Julia Brown in recital at Trinity Lutheran Church July 10

TLCS Artists at the Organ will present Julia Brown in recital on the Pasi organ at 7 p.m.Sunday, July 10 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lynnwood. In demand as a historical keyboardist and collaborative artist, Brown has appeared in concert in North and South America and in Europe. Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brown studied…

Edmonds College music students to host last concert of season June 15

Edmonds College is hosting its last student showcase of the 2021-22 school year this Wednesday, June 15, at the Black Box Theatre. Music students will perform classical and jazz pieces as well as some contemporary music.  The event will run from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. and admission is free.

Lynnwood’s Royal Impact dance team performs at annual Beyond Boundaries event

Two teens from Lynnwood High School took to the stage in Tacoma in late May to perform at foundry10’s Beyond Boundaries team showcase. High school dance teams from around the greater Seattle area choreograph their own routine for this annual event. Dance professionals also join the high schoolers on stage for exhibition pieces during the…

Octava Chamber Orchestra kicking off Summer Extravaganza at Maple Park Church June 25

The Octava Chamber Orchestra is kicking off its host of Summer Extravaganza concerts with a performance on Saturday, June 25, at Lynnwood’s Maple Park Church. The orchestra is an ensemble of Northwest professional and freelance musicians who play compositions from musical masters such as Bach, Corelli, Vivaldi, Mozart and more, as well as premiering new…

Reminder: Edmonds College Black Box Theatre hosts weekly Fiasco nights in May

Each week, the Black Box Theatre at Edmonds College presents improvised stories of the world of greed, lust and betrayal based on the Bully Pulpit role playing game called Fiasco! New settings, characters and plots are introduced every week. Stories are mainly guided by the audience and the narrator. Each two-act play is inspired by…

School of Rock Lynnwood to hold grand reopening May 14

School of Rock will hold a grand reopening at its new Lynnwood location from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, May 14. The event will take place at3503 188th St. S.W., Lynnwood. The festivities will include crafts, snacks, free trial lessons, school tours and performances by the Lynnwood adult performance Group, student house band, and other special guests. School…

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…

Vessel Taphouse hosts first ever Hip Hop Cypher Contest May 13

Know how to rap but don’t know where to perform? Lynnwood’s Vessel Taphouse is hosting its first ever Hip Hop Cypher Contest on Friday, May 13. Starting at 7 p.m., this event is open to anyone ready to battle it out on stage. A sign-up fee of $5 is required for performers, but the event…

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…

Project Girl Mentoring Program hosting free open mic night April 16

Project Girl Mentoring Program is looking to cast a spotlight on local talents at an open mic night on Saturday, April 16. Poets, spoken word artists, singers and comedians of all skill levels are welcome to join in this event.  The program’s mission is to foster the advancement of young women of color to make…

Free Spring Craft Bazaar at Lynnwood Convention Center this Saturday

Come check out the food, vendors and art at the Lynnwood Convention Center’s Spring Craft Bazaar this Saturday, April 9. Admission is free and the first 25 attendees will receive a free swag bag with surprise goodies. Over 50 artists and small businesses will have booths set up, with items ranging from candles, to chocolate,…

Meadowdale MAMBO auction, variety show virtual this year

The Meadowdale Arts & Music Booster Organization (MAMBO) auction and variety show is a virtual event this year. MAMBO is a nonprofit art and music booster organization that positively supports, promotes and enhances the experience of artists, thespians and musicians at Meadowdale High School. Attendees will be able to view items and bid from their…

Sve the date: Northwest Waters artists at Lynnwood Convention Center April 26

The Lynnwood Convention Center is displaying 35 pieces of art from 15 Northwest artists in its newest exhibit, Northwest Waters, which portrays everything from traditional views of Puget Sound and the Pacific coast to nautical subjects, plants and animals that inhabit Washington’s waterways. On April 26, the public is invited to attend a free artist…

46th DeMiero Jazz Fest begins on a high note

Since its inception in 1977 by founder/director and local jazz maestro Frank DeMiero, the DeMiero Jazz Fest has offered a place where student musicians, vocalists, instrumentalists and songwriters can be coached by prominent guest artists, all in a non-competitive atmosphere. Rather than compete and be judged, participants attend workshops and clinics on scatting, soloing, instrumental…

Odes to Recycling: Local poets have their say during virtual open mic night

Lynnwood residents came together Thursday night to share poems they had written about recycling. The virtual community poetry open mic event was put on by the Waste Management team and the Lynnwood Recreation Center, with 18 people signed up to read their poems and express how important recycling is to them. Poems were read in Ethiopian,…

Lynnwood Recreation Center youth art gallery features work of 9-year-old artist

If you haven’t been to the Lynnwood Recreation Center for a while, you’re encouraged to visit and check out the youth art gallery. Featured paintings are by 9-year-old artist Nihalee Patel. Nihalee enjoys making artworks that combine elements of fluid abstract art and traditional representational art. On canvas, she seeks out the beauty in nature…

Edmonds Comedy Night returning in February 2022

Edmonds Comedy Night, a fundraiser benefiting Parent Leaders for the Edmonds School District, is returning in 2022 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts. The event will be Friday and Saturday, Feb. 18-19, 2022. The host, as always, is Mountlake Terrace resident Kermit Apio, parent to two Edmonds School District students and an internationally recognized comedian….

Lynnwood seeking artists for Community Justice Center public art project

The City of Lynnwood has issued a call for artists for a public art project at the future Lynnwood Community Justice Center. The city is looking for up to eight artists or artist teams to create artwork at the future center’s garage wall. The total project budget is $216,000, divided into $27,000 per wall segment. Artists…

Lynnwood Convention Center invites public to artist’s reception Nov. 10

The Lynnwood Convention Center invites you to enjoy an evening of art, food and fun Wednesday, Nov. 10 while meeting the artist behind the convention center’s current exhibit “Siege: An American Painter.” Browse the exhibit, enjoying complimentary house-made appetizers and a no-host bar. Doors will be open from 6-8 p.m. A Seattle native, Siege grew…

Edmonds Center for Arts presents Korean folk-pop sensation ADG7 Nov. 5

Korean folk-pop group Ak Dan Gwang Chil (ADG7) will be performing at the Edmonds Center for the Arts this Friday, Nov. 5 at 7:30 p.m. With one foot in the world of tradition and another in glitzy upbeat pop, Ak Dan Gwang Chil is a multi-award-winning group featuring three powerhouse female folk singers. The group’s rich repertoire…