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Artfully Edmonds: Warm up to holidays at Thursday Art Walk Edmonds, plus other holiday events

Artfully Edmonds: Warm up to holidays at Thursday Art Walk Edmonds, plus other holiday events

Edmonds galleries and shops will offer a place to warm up and to celebrate December’s Art Walk Edmonds (AWE). Let’s see what’s in store for you as you take a break from the hectic-home chaos and step out onto the downtown sidewalks for Art Walk. Dragonfire Neighborhood Gallery 529 Dayton St. Have you visited Dragonfire Neighborhood Gallery yet? On Dayton, just east of Red Twig café this AWE-some a... »

Artfully Edmonds Spotlight: Edmonds musician’s new book teaches children about bullying

Artfully Edmonds Spotlight: Edmonds musician’s new book teaches children about bullying

Edmonds author Nick Baker has been keeping busy with “two of my favorite things”! Books and Music. On Sunday afternoon, Dec. 14, elementary school teachers, grandparents, and young shoppers found Nick at the University Book Store, 4326 University Way N.E., signing his debut storybook, “Turtle.” “Turtle” details the poignant story of a remarkable young man who overcomes being bullied because his ab... »

Artfully Edmonds: Gothard Sisters are back home for Celtic Christmas concert Thursday

Artfully Edmonds: Gothard Sisters are back home for Celtic Christmas concert Thursday

“Home for the holidays” is the theme of this week’s Artfully Edmonds column as the community welcomes the Gothard Sisters back for their 2014 Celtic Christmas performance. The air will be filled with electricity and excitement as Willow, Greta and Solana take the ECA stage to demonstrate the showmanship that won them the Best New Irish Artists in the 6th annual Irish Music Awards, as reported by M... »

Reminder: Gallery North to host Gifts of Season Artist Reception Sunday

Reminder: Gallery North to host Gifts of Season Artist Reception Sunday

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Artfully Edmonds review: Dan dances in as The Phoenix improves on Broadway

Artfully Edmonds review: Dan dances in as The Phoenix improves on Broadway

The Phoenix Theatre 9673 Firdale Ave. Firdale Village Last night I was in the audience as The Phoenix Theatre opened its holiday production to a packed house of loyal fans and fresh faces. On the marquee was “Hallelujah Girls” by Jesse Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten. The play opens as five girlfriends from small town Georgia file into a littered abandoned church after the funeral of one of ... »

Artfully Edmonds brief: Edmond Senior Center plans carols and concerts

Artfully Edmonds brief: Edmond Senior Center plans carols and concerts

Tuesday, Dec. 9 ~ 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18 ~ 1 p.m. Edmonds Senior Center 220 Railroad Ave. Sound Singers Holiday Carols A “Joy To The World” sing-along will take place in the dining room at the Edmonds Senior Center on Tuesday, Dec. 9 as good friends gather for festivities, caroling,and refreshments in the center dining room. Senior Swingers Winter Concert The gift of a Big Band Holiday Tribute i... »

Artfully Edmonds: Rick Steves to take center stage at ECA’s Seattle Radio Theatre Dec. 9

Artfully Edmonds: Rick Steves to take center stage at ECA’s Seattle Radio Theatre Dec. 9

Rick Steves and the Seattle Radio Theatre Edmonds Center for the Arts (ECA) 410 4th Ave. N. Tuesday, Dec. 9 ~ 8 p.m. The Man Who Came to Dinner Based on the Geo. S. Kaufman and Moss Hart original It’s not often that I’m going to be able to lead my column with the name “Rick Steves” but I’m taking this exciting opportunity to do just that on the news that Edmonds’ European travel guru and local TV ... »

Artfully Edmonds profile: Marni Muir uses art to shine light on plight of salmon

Artfully Edmonds profile: Marni Muir uses art to shine light on plight of salmon

Edmonds artist Marni Muir has completed a unique public installation of Fabric Art focusing on the plight of salmon that once called Miller and Shellabarger creeks and the Edmonds Marsh home. From the sea to the creek – her installation is a superficial representation of a blocked pathway. Muir explains her motivations for the public installation: “I’ve lived in Edmonds my whole life and am deeply... »

Artfully Edmonds: Local boy makes good with Seattle Symphony, plus ’tis the season for arts events

Artfully Edmonds: Local boy makes good with Seattle Symphony, plus ’tis the season for arts events

Edmonds Prodigy Benjamin Lulich World-class clarinetist Benjamin Lulich is still remembered by those who follow the trajectory of his career, and Edmonds roots, if a note from My Edmonds News reader Wendy Kendall is any indication. It was Kendall who alerted us last month that Lulich, (who spent part of his youth in and around Edmonds) had attained the status of Principal Clarinet in the Seattle S... »

Artfully Edmonds Close-Up: Driftwood’s ‘Miracle on 34th Street’ a family affair

Artfully Edmonds Close-Up: Driftwood’s ‘Miracle on 34th Street’ a family affair

Nov. 28 – Dec. 21 Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays ~ 8PM Saturday and Sunday matinees ~ 2PM Wade James Playhouse 950 Main Street Driftwood Players Theatre Company is producing “Miracle on 34th Street ~ The Play”, under the direction of Nikki Fey-Burgett to celebrate the 2014 holiday season. News of the production first appeared several weeks ago in “Artfully Edmonds” Although “Miracle on 34th Street”... »

Artfully Edmonds: Community = Collaboration = The Art of Generosity

Artfully Edmonds: Community = Collaboration = The Art of Generosity

I can’t imagine not attending Art Walk Edmonds (AWE) which, each month, raises the stakes on community and “The Art of . . .“ discovery. This month the AWE team has set up an opportunity for community-wide generosity with its “awe = Community That Cares!” campaign covered in last week’s column. So, this week’s column begins with a reminder: Please remember to bring your canned goods or pantry item... »

Artfully Edmonds brief: Dandylyon Drama partners with Edmonds’ Phoenix Theatre

Dandylyon Drama, which brings after-school drama clubs and large-scale school musicals to students who may not typically have access to these types of performing arts programs, is partnering with The Phoenix Theatre to provide a mid-winter break camp to third through sixth graders. The camp program, titled “The American Voice” will take place the week of Monday, Feb. 16, 2015. Registration for the... »

Artfully Edmonds special: Phoenix Theatre gala raises $8,600

Artfully Edmonds special: Phoenix Theatre gala raises $8,600

Devotees of The Phoenix Theatre laughed and applauded to the tune of $8,600 this past Thursday night during the comedy theatre’s first-ever fundraising gala. The words, “By Invitation Only” bannered the event, staged in the dazzling lobby of Edmonds Center for The Arts. The gala, a brainchild of Artistic Director Melanie Calderwood, featured a tribute to “The First Five” Theatre Angels; both live ... »

Artfully Edmonds: the art of a caring community

Artfully Edmonds: the art of a caring community

This month as chill winds blow, we can take pride in the fact that warmhearted Edmonds Art Walk (AWE) is teaming up with Edmonds’ own Carol Rowe Memorial Food Bank to help fight hunger in our community under the banner, “AWE = A Community That Cares”. AWE board member Beth Sanger, owner of Ombu Salon and Spa, tells My Edmonds News, “Art Walk Edmonds is excited about partnering with our local... »

Artfully Edmonds brief: Edmonds celebrates its own Northwest School artists

Artfully Edmonds brief: Edmonds celebrates its own Northwest School artists

Luminaries of the Edmonds art community joined celebrants and local dignitaries at the Frances Anderson Center Thursday evening in a boisterous exhibit opening featuring the work of Northwest School artists Mark Tobey, Morris Graves, Kenneth Callahan, Guy Anderson; as well as the art of Pacific Northwest artists James Martin and Helmi Dagmar Juvonen. The exhibit, a collaborative effort of the Edmo... »

Artfully Edmonds: A sneak peek at DragonFire Gallery, comedy competition’s Alien Warrior

Artfully Edmonds: A sneak peek at DragonFire Gallery, comedy competition’s Alien Warrior

Edmonds is Out of This World! Yes, that is my lead this week and it is easy to understand why I would make that proclamation if you have visited the new neighborhood gallery “DragonFire” located at 529 Dayton St., and are looking forward – as I am – to seeing Alien Warrior in the Seattle International Comedy Competition. But there is so much more going on in Edmonds, and not too far out of town th... »

Reminder: Exhibit to showcase work of Northwest School artists — three with Edmonds roots

Reminder: Exhibit to showcase work of Northwest School artists — three with Edmonds roots

Edmonds Art History will be made Thursday, Nov. 6 as the work of Northwest School artists Mark Tobey, Morris Graves, Kenneth Callahan and Guy Anderson is celebrated during a showcase unveiling sponsored by The Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation and the City of Edmonds Arts Commission. The public opening to the collection will take place at the EAFF Gallery, located in the Frances Anderson Center, 70... »

Artfully Edmonds: It’s time to ‘fall forward’ with arts events

Artfully Edmonds: It’s time to ‘fall forward’ with arts events

This week’s column is particularly exciting to write because of the cavalcade of headliner events taking place on Edmonds’ sidewalks, streets, and stages in the upcoming weeks. “Fall Forward!” is such an easy task, when going into autumn offers so much. Artfully Edmonds promised, as October crept in, that we would treat children-at-heart to an ongoing line up of what’s happening for Halloween, and... »

Artfully Edmonds: A most memorable opening for Cascade Symphony Orchestra; Halloween in high gear

Artfully Edmonds: A most memorable opening for Cascade Symphony Orchestra; Halloween in high gear

This has been an exhilarating week for Edmonds’ stages with wonderful reviews coming in for both playhouses and a memorable and celebratory opening of the 53rd Season for Cascade Symphony Orchestra (CSO). I was in the audience making new friends with frequent patrons Dorothy, Audrey and Carol as other audience members filed in, taking their seats in a performance hall electric with anticipation fo... »

Artfully Edmonds brief: Just added to ECA lineup — ETHEL and Hey Marseilles

Artfully Edmonds brief: Just added to ECA lineup — ETHEL and Hey Marseilles

Exciting news from Edmonds Center for The Arts! These brand new listings have been added to the ECA line-up. There’s a reason that Edmonds is fast becoming the Arts and Events destination of Puget Sound: Edmonds Center for The Arts 410 4th Ave. ETHEL plus Kaki King Thursday, Oct. 30 ~ 7:30 p.m. Described as “indefatigable and eclectic” (The New York Times) and “vital and brillian... »

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