Reminder: Edmonds Community College hosts annual Powwow

Edmonds Community College’s Native American Student Association hosts its 28th annual Powwow, “Teachings of the Wolves,” May 3-5. The Powwow brings together students, families, and communities to celebrate American Indian singing, drumming, dancing, and arts and crafts. It will be held in Seaview Gym on campus. Dance and drum ceremonies start at 7 p.m., Friday;…

Skandia hosts Friday night dance

The Skandia Folkdance Society hosts a dance and concert from 7:30-11 p.m., May 3 at the Cedar Valley Grange in Lynnwood. At 7:30, Larry Reinert and Jennifer Roach will teach Attetur fra Asker & Fyretur fra Romerike. At 8:30, Nordleik Duo (Jane Landstra and Ken Embrey) will come all the way out from Poulsbo for…

More ballroom dancers headed to Verve Ballroom

Our news partner, the Seattle Times, recently did a story on the closing of Seattle’s Avalon Ballroom. For the last 25 years, the ballroom has been used by the Washington Dance Club, which offers lessons and Friday- and Sunday-night dances. Club owner Christa Quackenbush said that on April 1, she will reopen at the Verve Ballroom…

The Verve Ballroom caters to dance lovers

People come to the Verve Ballroom for many reasons. Some are simply intrigued by the idea of learning how to be a ballroom dancer. Others are looking to make new friends. Still others find ballroom dancing to be a great way to stay in shape. Whatever their reasons, co-owner and instructor Alexandria Hawkins sees a…

Edmonds Unplugged to feature Cas Haley

The Edmonds Community College student activities board presents “Edmonds Unplugged,” an acoustic concert featuring Cas Haley, at 8 p.m., Fri., April 19, in the college’s Black Box Theatre. Haley will take the stage in an intense and highly personal acoustic performance with his reggae, soul, and bluesy style vocals and acoustic rhythm guitar. Raised by musician…

Night to Remember features classical/jazz artist Enrique Henao

Project Home Association presents the fourth annual “A Night to Remember” benefit featuring international recording artist Enrique Henao at 7:30 p.m., April 5 in the Black Box Theatre at Edmonds Community College. Henao is a master of classical and jazz music and is known for his soulful interpretations of flamenco and his rhythmically intense renditions…

Skandia Folkdance Society hosts Friday dance on March 1

The Skandia Folkdance Society hosts its first Friday Dance from 7:30-11 p.m., March 1 at the Cedar Valley Grange. Ung och Yngre “Young and Younger” (Liz Gabay on fiddle and viola, Carol Olson on fiddle, Martha Levenson on fiddle and octave fiddle, and Sophia Kenzelberger on fiddle and octave fiddle) is the featured group for the evening. Lycka till…

Sno-King Community Chorale prepares “Les Miserables”

For its annual Musica da Coro concert at Trinity Lutheran Church set for March 23, the 108-voice Sno-King Community Chorale will perform a concert version of the award-winning musical “Les Misérables.”  The chorale will feature fifteen soloists: Mike Bell, Michael Denton, Megan Jeffrey, Ric Shallow, Julie Waterman, Ruth Baril, Allison Thomas, James Drake, Kelly Ajer, Anthony Molinero, Kerry Johnsen, Terry Iadanza,…

Improv comedy show at EdCC’s Black Box Theatre

Unexpected Productions presents ‘High Speed Improv’ at 8:05 p.m. Feb. 2 at Edmonds Community College’s Black Box Theatre. Treat your family to a spontaneous night of laughs and interactive improv comedy fun featuting local high school players. The hour long show is full of spontaneous, unexpected fun. Each night it’s a different show with different…

Improv comedy show at EdCC's Black Box Theatre

Unexpected Productions presents ‘High Speed Improv’ at 8:05 p.m. Feb. 2 at Edmonds Community College’s Black Box Theatre. Treat your family to a spontaneous night of laughs and interactive improv comedy fun featuting local high school players. The hour long show is full of spontaneous, unexpected fun. Each night it’s a different show with different…

Reminder: Lynnwood's Grange hosts dance, free workshop this weekend

Skandia Folkdance Society hosts a gala dance and a free dance workshop this weekend at the Cedar Valley Grange. On Friday (Feb. 1) Vinterdans will be from 8 – 11 p.m. and features music by Ben Teitelbaum and other Pacific Northwest folk musicians.  Admission is $15. At the free Saturday (Feb. 2) dance workshop for…

Reminder: Lynnwood’s Grange hosts dance, free workshop this weekend

Skandia Folkdance Society hosts a gala dance and a free dance workshop this weekend at the Cedar Valley Grange. On Friday (Feb. 1) Vinterdans will be from 8 – 11 p.m. and features music by Ben Teitelbaum and other Pacific Northwest folk musicians.  Admission is $15. At the free Saturday (Feb. 2) dance workshop for…

Terrace students take Idol title over Lynnwood students

Story and photos by Doug Petrowski MLTnews.com An enthusiastic crowd made history at Wednesday night’s Terrace Idol finals as the Audience Trophy vote ended in a tie between Katy Bodnar and Lucas Pope, two Mountlake Terrace High School students who were named co-winners of the trophy. Bodnar picked up the Judges Trophy from the three-judge…

Two Lynnwood High School students move on to Terrace Idol semifinals

By Doug Petrowski MLTnews.com Eight girls and two boys from four different high schools were picked by the judges to move on to the semifinals of Terrace Idol Thursday night before a full house at Mountlake Terrace High School. The 10 moving on are Lucas Pope, Senaite Zerom, Alana Erkan, Elbether Abebe, Harrison Mains and…

Sixth annual Edmonds Comedy Night Feb. 1-2 to benefit local schools

The sixth annual Edmonds Comedy Night, a fundraiser for Edmonds School District PTA programs, takes place on Feb. 1-2 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts. The evening is hosted by comedian Kermet Apio, winner of the Great American Comedy Festival, who has appeared on Comedy Central, A&E and NBC. Also on the bill are…

Library presents winter science extravaganza

Get ready to be dazzled. The Lynnwood Library presents a fire and ice winter science extravaganza. You’ll be amazed by foggy dry ice storms and gravity-defying beach balls to a Mad Science burp-flavored potion. Expect the unexpected. The program is children and families and will be at 2 p.m, Jan. 3 at the Lynnwood Library, 19200 44th…

Galloping Gourmet gives lessons for healthier eating

Story and photo by Lara Alexander The lunchroom of Cedar Valley Community School in Lynnwood was full Thursday night with parents, children and community members ready to learn about healthy foods. Co-sponsored by Swedish/Edmonds and the Edmonds School District, Healthier Choices is a series of free family events aimed at helping families learn fun ways…

Alderwood Mall theater brings back another classic

They’ve already done special screenings of “Back to the Future” and “Airplane!”. Now AMC Lowe’s Alderwood Mall theater will be showing “Sixteen Candles” on Valentine’s Day weekend. The showtimes are 7 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 13 and Monday, Feb. 14. Tickets can be purchased online. “Bringing back the iconic romantic comedy ‘Sixteen Candles’ for Valentine’s…

‘Airplane!’ to be shown at Alderwood Mall theater

“Something cool is happening at Alderwood Mall theater.” “The Alderwood Mall theater? What is it?” “It’s a place where people go to watch movies, but that’s not important now.” If that makes any sense to you, then you might be interested in this news. AMC Loews Alderwood Mall is one of a handful of theaters…

'Airplane!' to be shown at Alderwood Mall theater

“Something cool is happening at Alderwood Mall theater.” “The Alderwood Mall theater? What is it?” “It’s a place where people go to watch movies, but that’s not important now.” If that makes any sense to you, then you might be interested in this news. AMC Loews Alderwood Mall is one of a handful of theaters…

‘Back to the Future’ playing at Alderwood Mall theater Saturday

You can travel back in time this weekend to see one of the most popular movies of all time on the big screen. For one time only, Back to the Future will be shown Saturday at 12:30 p.m. at  AMC Loews Alderwood Mall 16. It’s the 25th anniversary of the film, so AMC is bringing…

'Back to the Future' playing at Alderwood Mall theater Saturday

You can travel back in time this weekend to see one of the most popular movies of all time on the big screen. For one time only, Back to the Future will be shown Saturday at 12:30 p.m. at  AMC Loews Alderwood Mall 16. It’s the 25th anniversary of the film, so AMC is bringing…

Lynnwood High jazz ensemble to play at the Triple Door

The Lynnwood High School jazz ensemble is hitting the big time. On Monday the students will perform at the Triple Door in downtown Seattle. In an e-mail to supporters, band and orchestra director Amy Stevenson said  it will be exciting to play at this professional venue. “In the past few years our students have begun…