Remembering the Edmonds Jazz Connection over the years

The annual Edmonds Jazz Connection — which has been showcasing some of the Pacific Northwest’s best high school jazz programs for the past 20 years, was canceled this year due to COVID-19. To commemorate the event’s 20th anniversary, Jim Blossey of the Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Club — which hosts the event — put together this…

Skandia Folkdance Society to hold June events remotely

Skandia Folkdance Society, which usually meets regularly at Lynnwood’s Cedar Valley Grange, will be holding all of its June events remotely due to the COVID-10 outbreak. Skandia First Friday Dance — the society’s first virtual dance — will take place June 5, featuring a new group, the Six Feet Back Band. The quartet includes Nick…

ECA announces summer arts enrichment camps

The Edmonds Center for the Arts says that it is planning to hold its 2020 Summer Arts Enrichment Camps — although it will have contingency plans in place if social distancing rules require different formats, including virtual options. Designed for young people ages 7-19, as well as older adults in ECA’s intergenerational camp, ECA Summer Arts…

‘Signs from the Edge’: A serial novel from EPIC Group Writers — Chapter 5

As relief from reading Journal of a Plague Year, Station Eleven, and The Plague, the board of EPIC Group Writers penned a serial novel for your entertainment. Since each author could only see the immediately preceding chapter, there are numerous plot twists and wild goose chases. Fortunately the “instigator,” Diane Naab, was able to pull the whole…

‘Signs from the Edge’: A serial novel from EPIC Group Writers — Chapter 4

As relief from reading Journal of a Plague Year, Station Eleven, and The Plague, the board of EPIC Group Writers penned a serial novel for your entertainment. Since each author could only see the immediately preceding chapter, there are numerous plot twists and wild goose chases. Fortunately the “instigator,” Diane Naab, was able to pull the whole…

‘Signs from the Edge’: A serial novel from EPIC Group Writers — Chapter 3

As relief from reading Journal of a Plague Year, Station Eleven, and The Plague, the board of EPIC Group Writers penned a serial novel for your entertainment. Since each author could only see the immediately preceding chapter, there are numerous plot twists and wild goose chases. Fortunately the “instigator,” Diane Naab, was able to pull the whole…

‘Signs from the Edge’: A serial novel from EPIC Group Writers — Chapter 2

As relief from reading Journal of a Plague Year, Station Eleven, and The Plague, the board of the Edmonds-based EPIC Group Writers penned a serial novel for your entertainment. Since each author could only see the immediately preceding chapter, there are numerous plot twists and wild goose chases. Fortunately the “instigator,” Diane Naab, was able to pull…

‘Signs from the Edge’: A serial novel from EPIC Group Writers — Chapter 1

As relief from reading Journal of a Plague Year, Station Eleven, and The Plague, the board of the Edmonds-based EPIC Group Writers penned a serial novel for your entertainment. Since each author could only see the immediately preceding chapter, there are numerous plot twists and wild goose chases. Fortunately the “instigator,” Diane Naab, was able to pull…

Cascade Symphony Orchestra’s March 9 concert postponed

Cascade Symphony Orchestra’s Monday, March 9 From the New World performance at Edmonds Center for the Arts has been postponed “due to uncertainty around the coronavirus,” the symphony said in an announcement. “We are taking this action based on recommendations by the King and Snohomish County Health Departments to postpone large events and gatherings in an effort to…

Country music legend Lorrie Morgan comes to Edmonds Center for the Arts March 13

Lorrie Morgan, Grand Ole Opry lifetime member and one of the most eloquently emotive country vocalists of modern times, will perform at the Edmonds Center for the Arts Friday, arch 13 at 7:30 p.m. Morgan is the first woman in her genre to begin her career with three consecutive Platinum albums. Born Loretta Lynn Morgan,…

Sno-King Folk Dance Club Sweetheart Dance and Benefit set for Feb. 22 in Lynnwood

Sno-King International Folk Dance Club will be hosting a Sweetheart Dance and Benefit, with music by Folk Voice Band, from 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Cedar Valley Grange in Lynnwood. All proceeds will be matched and given to the Youth Fund of  Northwest Folkdancers, Inc., sending young people to Stockton Folk Dance Camp….

Reception Feb. 19 for artists with work on display at Lynnwood Convention Center

Come meet the artists behind the Contemporary Northwest Landscapes on display at the Lynnwood Convention Center from now through June 2020. The Convention Center will hold a public Artists’ Reception on Wednesday, Feb. 19, free for the public to attend. You will have an opportunity to meet the artists and enjoy complimentary house-made appetizers and…

Reminder: Skandia first Friday dance Feb. 7

Skandia Folk Dance will host its first Friday dance Feb. 7 at the Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. From 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., there’s a class, with Larry Reinert and Elaine Mathies teaching Gammalpolska från Föllinge. At 8:30 p.m., Sprida Ut will start the evening, featuring two nyckelharpas and a guitar. The…

Nerd Faire draws crowd to Lynnwood Convention Center

The second annual Nerd Faire was one way to have fun even in our rainy, gloomy weather Saturday. Billed as “a mini con for all things weird and geeky,” the convention was scheduled to run until 9:30 p.m. at the Lynnwood Convention Center. Offerings include panel presentations, workshops, gaming, a cosplay contest, a story time…

13th annual Edmonds Comedy Night Feb. 21-22 to benefit school district student programs

Enjoy an evening of laughs and benefit local schools during the 13th annual Edmonds Comedy Night, set for Friday and Saturday, Feb. 21-22 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts. Organized by Parent Leaders for the Edmonds School District, the event features nationally recognized comics. All funds generated will be used to support student programs throughout the…

Edmonds Center for Arts to present annual free Kidstock! event for families Feb. 1

Edmonds Center for the Arts will present the 8th annual Kidstock!, a free arts celebration for children and families Saturday, Feb. 1 from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The event features musical performances, theatre, arts education workshops and activities for kids throughout the ECA campus. The Kidstock! 2020 Main Stage will feature music, dance and cultural performances in a…