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Artfully Edmonds brief: Single tickets available for 2014-15 ECA performances

Artfully Edmonds brief: Single tickets available for 2014-15 ECA performances

Just a reminder! Friday, Aug. 1 is a big day if you wish to purchase single tickets for the Edmonds Center for The Arts 2014-2015 season. Single Tickets will be available at noon either online, in person at the ECA Box Office, or by phone. The ECA Box Office is located at 410 4th Ave. N. The line-up of 7:30 pm performances will include Los Pinguos, Richard Thompson, Ethel and Kaki King, Nitty Grit... »

Artfully Edmonds: Summer stretches on with fabulous artsy market finds, festivals

Artfully Edmonds: Summer stretches on with fabulous artsy market finds, festivals

The next two weeks in Edmonds will be one of the most exhilarating seasonal stretches of the summer with the popular well-attended Edmonds Museum Farmer’s Market stretching its arms in welcome from 5th Street from Main at the fountain to Bell and east up Bell Street around Centennial Plaza. Then, the Taste of Edmonds nibbles at our interest as the second weekend in August dances in with music, att... »

Artfully Edmonds Brief: Write on the Sound Conference registration now open

Artfully Edmonds Brief: Write on the Sound Conference registration now open

Exciting news for writers and authors! Registration for Write On The Sound (WOTS) Conference opened Monday. The 29th annual Write on the Sound Conference is set for Oct. 3-5, 2014. Presenters and participants come from all around the Northwest, the U.S. and abroad. The keynote speaker this year will be the celebrated science fiction author, Robert J. Sawyer, who will take attendees on a travel thr... »

Artfully Edmonds: The arts go outdoors as summer’s in full swing

Artfully Edmonds: The arts go outdoors as summer’s in full swing

Outdoor Settings The weather is promising to be so great for the next 10-days let’s start this week’s column with mentions of the many outdoor Summertime events that will take place in the Edmonds area! Although Mother Nature might throw a few sprinkles our way on Thursday, the City of Edmonds and neighbor Lynnwood want to make sure that we are all enjoying the parks, plazas and playgrounds where ... »

Artfully Edmonds brief: Art Walk Edmonds highlights

Artfully Edmonds brief: Art Walk Edmonds highlights

Art Walk Edmonds Thursday, July 17 ~ 5-8 pm As long as we’re outside enjoying the weather, why not begin this month’s Art Walk Edmonds as we finish a stroll of Brackett’s Landing. Let’s make this first mention of Art Walk Edmonds where the beach ends and Main Street begins! Waterfront Coffee Company We’re all invited to a viewing of plein air painting, and art by Julie Nagel – resident artist at t... »

Artfully Edmonds: This time of year, Edmonds blossoms with flowers, art and events galore

Artfully Edmonds: This time of year, Edmonds blossoms with flowers, art and events galore

There is almost no reason to leave Edmonds at the height of summer – with temperatures setting historic records, the fragrant blossoming gardens, and serene evenings perfect for strolling the neighborhoods. Speaking of blossoming gardens – I hope that you have your ticket to the 2014 Edmonds in Bloom Garden Tour in the way of a route map and list of this year’s seven registered Edmonds and Woodway... »

Artfully Edmonds Brief: Gothard Sisters return for local show this Saturday

Artfully Edmonds Brief: Gothard Sisters return for local show this Saturday

The Gothard Sisters Saturday, July 19 ~ 7 p.m. Third Place Books 17171 Bothell Way N.E. Free Admission. It’s hard to believe that they started out as little Farmers Market buskers – but that is how most locals remember Greta, Solana and Willow Gothard before they left hometown Edmonds to begin a whirlwind life of touring. My Edmonds News has just received a very exciting announcement! This lovely,... »

Artfully Edmonds: Driftwood’s ‘Festival of Shorts’ premieres this weekend

Artfully Edmonds: Driftwood’s ‘Festival of Shorts’ premieres this weekend

Festival of Shorts Co-Producer Diane Jamieson ~A Driftwood Players Profile The Driftwood Players 2014 Festival of Shorts (FOS) is coming up this weekend and Artfully Edmonds was able to spend time with co-producer Diane Jamieson to discuss the popular theatre company’s Festival, aka “World Premier x 8”. Here is a transcript of Artfully Edmonds (AE) exchange with Diane (DJ): AE: Diane, the Festival... »

Artfully Edmonds: It’s an “Edmonds Kind of Sky” on the 4th of July!

Artfully Edmonds: It’s an “Edmonds Kind of Sky” on the 4th of July!

Reminder: My Edmonds News TV will be streaming Live on the Fourth! Going home to grab sunscreen and a sandwich? Tune in to My Edmonds News TV for a different angle on the festivities!  All of the day’s activities are outlined at the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce website. ~ ~ ~ ~ Artists In Action Port of Edmonds ~ 336 Admiral Way Sunday, July 6 ~ 1-3 p.m. As the sparkle of fireworks fades, I can’t i... »

Artfully Edmonds, Happening Nearby: Shoreline Arts Festival Saturday and Sunday

Artfully Edmonds, Happening Nearby: Shoreline Arts Festival Saturday and Sunday

Shoreline Arts Festival Shoreline Center 18560 1st Ave. N.E. Saturday, June 28 ~ 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday, June 29 ~ 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. June continues to be art festival month as festivities move to Shoreline this weekend. Just minutes away from Edmonds, the 24th Annual Shoreline Arts Festival will showcase an exciting two days of ethnic dance, food, and displays; as well as visual arts, music, artis... »

Artfully Edmonds: Coming this summer!

Artfully Edmonds: Coming this summer!

As the arts writer for My Edmonds News, I came to this assignment with a classical music background, but have come to realize just how very inclusive the world of art actually is. From coffee foam art to gallery walks and from gardens to lending libraries, Edmonds is fast becoming one of the most creative, colorful art destinations in Snohomish and King counties. Here are just a few of the “Edmond... »

Artfully Edmonds: Introducing the new ‘Art Walk Edmonds’– revived, refreshed and ready to expand beyond downtown core

Artfully Edmonds: Introducing the new ‘Art Walk Edmonds’– revived, refreshed and ready to expand beyond downtown core

Denise Cole, Board President of Art Walk Edmonds (AWE), sat down this week with My Edmonds News to discuss the exciting strides that Edmonds’ monthly arts showcase is making as a newly registered Washington State non-profit, and applicant for 501(c)(3) status. Edmonds’ popular “Third Thursday Art Walk,” established by Manya Vee and Jeff Stillwell (owners of MaJe Gallery) had been a mainstay event ... »

Artfully Edmonds Brief: Cole Gallery honors artist Pam Harold

Artfully Edmonds Brief: Cole Gallery honors artist Pam Harold

Cole Gallery this month honors artist and octogenarian Pam Harold by presenting the artist’s watercolor collection titled, “My Life at Sea.” Gallery owner Denise Cole invites the public to attend an artist’s reception for Harold during the Thursday, June 19 Art Walk Edmonds! A champagne and light desserts celebration will be held at the gallery (107 5th Ave. S.) between 5-8 p.m. In her publi... »

Artfully Edmonds: Everything you need to know about the Edmonds Arts Festival

Artfully Edmonds: Everything you need to know about the Edmonds Arts Festival

2014 Edmonds Arts Festival Friday and Saturday, June 13/14 ~ 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday, June 15 ~ 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Frances Anderson Cultural Center 700 Main St. A literal extravaganza of art, music, food, and fun is about to begin. So art enthusiasts, festival-goers, and music lovers – take note! Free Admission! (Service dogs only in accordance with Edmonds Municipal Code.) Artists Booths: More than 200... »

Artfully Edmonds brief: Edmonds Art Walk now an independent non-profit

Artfully Edmonds brief: Edmonds Art Walk now an independent non-profit

My Edmonds News has just received this exciting news from Denise Cole, owner of Cole Gallery and Interim Art Walk Coordinator for the Edmonds Art Walk. “After several months of working in concert with Downtown Edmonds Merchant’s Associations (DEMA), the Chamber, and a hard working group of committee members, the Edmonds Art Walk is now an independent non-profit organization! “With our new structur... »

Artfully Edmonds: Local high schools honored with Fifth Avenue Theatre nominations

Artfully Edmonds: Local high schools honored with Fifth Avenue Theatre nominations

It was a Mega-Season for high school theatre troupes in the Edmonds area as hundreds of young thespians and theatre crews were acknowledged for their talent during the nomination process of the “2014 5th Avenue Awards”, honoring high school musical theatre. In the running for top prize in 15 categories are Edmonds Heights K-12 for its productions “Pippin” and “Shrek”; Lynnwood High School for “Ann... »

Artfully Edmonds: Events galore citywide this weekend, starting with the waterfront

Artfully Edmonds: Events galore citywide this weekend, starting with the waterfront

One of the elements that attracts people to our beautiful “Edmonds In Bloom” city is the colorful, exciting array of community-draw events. Edmonds is fast becoming “The” destination for festival-attendees, arts and crafts enthusiasts, and gallery patrons. Our main stage showcase, Edmonds Center for the Arts (ECA), attracts thousands each season to its dazzling performance line-up. And... »

Artfully Edmonds: Look for cool musicians playing hot jazz in Edmonds Saturday

Artfully Edmonds: Look for cool musicians playing hot jazz in Edmonds Saturday

Edmonds Jazz Connection Downtown Edmonds Stages and Studios Saturday, May 24 Cool, young, musicians playing hot, hot jazz on an Edmonds Kind of Day is what the Rotary Club of Edmonds Daybreakers has in mind for music lovers as the Rotary presents the 14th annual Edmonds Jazz Connection. The popular music festival helping establish Edmonds as a jazz destination features performances from top-notch,... »

Artfully Edmonds brief: Westgate Elementary hosting art walk of its own Thursday

Artfully Edmonds brief: Westgate Elementary hosting art walk of its own Thursday

What could delight us more than relaying the news that elementary school students in Edmonds are participating in their very own Art Walk? Westgate Elementary School’s annual Art Walk will be held this Thursday, May 22nd between 6:30-8:30 pm. Classrooms will be open and art work will be on display throughout the school as the 2014 Art Walk centerpieces the school’s Curriculum Night. The even... »

Artfully Edmonds: Art Walk Thursday night!

Artfully Edmonds: Art Walk Thursday night!

Yes, Art Walk Thursday comes early this month with Thursday evening as the third Thursday in May. And, I think that this evening we are promised the best weather we’ve had so far this year for our tradition of walking downtown Edmonds’ art spaces. At press time, the weatherman was predicting 82 degrees, so sunscreen, visors and sandals are in order as you visit the following venues between 5-8 pm.... »

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