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Enjoy fiber arts? Looking for a place to gather? Stop by ‘My Sisters Place’

Enjoy fiber arts? Looking for a place to gather? Stop by ‘My Sisters Place’

Edmonds resident Dorothy Sheehan had a long-time dream to start a studio where her friends could gather to do needlepoint projects. She and her husband Tom found the perfect location — a residence for sale on 212th Street Southwest near the Five Corners intersection that had also been home to a barbershop. With help from an architect and contractor, the couple remodeled the entire home insid... »

Driftwood Players come aboard as My Edmonds News TV sponsor

Driftwood Players come aboard as My Edmonds News TV sponsor

My Edmonds News TV, a new video-focused website for those who live, work and/or visit Edmonds, is pleased to announce its latest sponsor: Edmonds Driftwood Players. “The Edmonds Driftwood Players have been a community institution in Edmonds for more than 50 years, and I am proud to welcome them as a My Edmonds News TV sponsor,” said My Edmonds News TV founder Teresa Wippel. “South Snohomish County... »

Scene in Edmonds: Country tunes in City Park

Scene in Edmonds: Country tunes in City Park

Watch some of Tayla Lynn’s Sunday performance here on My Edmonds News TV.   Tayla Lynn, Loretta Lynn’s granddaughter, and Grammy Award-winning guitarist Eric Tingstad joined harmonica player Sean Devine in Edmonds City Park Sunday afternoon to perform some original music as well as old favorites. The event was part of the City’s Summer Concerts in the Park Series.   »

Still time to vote for Meadowdale graduate as he competes for his dream on ‘So You Think You Can Dance’

Still time to vote for Meadowdale graduate as he competes for his dream on ‘So You Think You Can Dance’

Who is Casey Askew? The 19-year-old dancer is putting Edmonds on the map in this season’s run of “So You Think You Can Dance.” You can support him by voting online, through the show’s Facebook page, or on the FOX Now app. Voting continues until 10 a.m. Thursday, following Wednesday night’s show. As Casey enters his fourth week performing on the live show, we talked to those... »

Ballyhoo Theatre presents ‘Into the Woods’ July 25-27

The latest offering from Ballyhoo Theatre, which performs at Edmonds Heights K-12 theatre: What happens after “happily ever after?” A childless Baker and his wife find out about the consequences and complications that come from getting your wish in this magical twist on several classic stories. A cast of well known fairy tale characters, such as Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk, and ... »

Sounds of Caribbean come to Edmonds Tuesday

Sounds of Caribbean come to Edmonds Tuesday

You can watch highlights of the Steel Drum Party on My Edmonds News TV here. The skies may have been grey, but the mood was sunny as Ian Dobson’s Steel Drum Party brought the sounds of the Caribbean to Tuesday’s noontime Concert in the Park at Hazel Miller Plaza. With the crowd overflowing the plaza and spilling out onto the sidewalks, Dobson and accompanist Christian Krehbiel kept the... »

Scene in Edmonds: A modern twist on Shakespeare at City Park

Scene in Edmonds: A modern twist on Shakespeare at City Park

It was The Bard meets “Grease.” William Shakespeare’s comedy was re-interpreted into a 1950s-style twist by the Wooden O artists of Seattle. Just as Shakespeare’s plays were performed outdoors 400 years ago, so it was also the case today at Edmonds City Park. From mid-point into the play, there were a few short sprinkles of rain, but the 1.5-hour show continued on, to the d... »

ARTSplash continues its show Sunday

ARTSplash continues its show Sunday

Here are more photos from ARTSplash, an annual art show put on by ArtistsConnect, which kicked off the weekend with a reception Friday at ArtWorks in downtown Edmonds. The show continues Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at ArtWorks, located at 201 Second Ave. S. in downtown Edmonds. »

Shakespeare at City Park Sunday; steel drum band at Hazel Miller Plaza Tuesday

Shakespeare at City Park Sunday; steel drum band at Hazel Miller Plaza Tuesday

Two upcoming performances of note in downtown Edmonds: the first Sunday, July 20, at  Edmonds City Park, featuring the Summer Concerts series presents Wooden O production of Shakespeare’s “Two Gentlemen of Verona,” starting at 3 p.m. Edmonds City Park is located at 3rd Avenue South and Pine Street. The City of Edmonds will announce whether the performance is canceled due to rain 30 minutes prior t... »

Scene in Edmonds: Diving into ARTSplash

Scene in Edmonds: Diving into ARTSplash

ARTSplash, an annual art show put on by ArtistsConnect, kicked off the weekend with a reception at ArtWorks in downtown Edmonds, and Larry Vogel was there to capture photos and a video interview with Samantha Saether from My Edmonds News TV, here.  ArtistsConnect is an affiliate of the Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation. The show features original artwork with many items for sale. Artworks is locate... »

Edmonds’ Driftwood Players announces Festival of Shorts winners

Edmonds’ Driftwood Players announces Festival of Shorts winners

Edmonds’ Driftwood Players Tuesday announced the winners of last weekend’s Fifth Annual Festival of Shorts, chosen out of more than 200 submissions and eight finalists: Audience Favorite 7/11 “Life on the Line” by Matthew Konkel 7/12 “A Place that Looks Like Davenport” by Paul Lewis 7/13 a Tie! between “Life on the Line (Konkel”) & “A Place... »

Scene in Edmonds: Winterlings get warm welcome at Hazel Miller Plaza

Scene in Edmonds: Winterlings get warm welcome at Hazel Miller Plaza

The Edmonds Summer Concerts in the Park series kicked off the 2014 season on a warm, sunny Thursday evening as The Winterlings, a Seattle-based folk duo, filled Hazel Miller Plaza with sweet vocals and easy acoustic accompaniment. Comprised of Amanda Birdsall and Wolff Bowden, The Winterlings have received national recognition for their original songs and performance style. They are an American fo... »

Edmonds City Park Summer Concert series launches Sunday with 85th St. Big Band

Edmonds City Park Summer Concert series launches Sunday with 85th St. Big Band

This Sunday, July 13 kicks off the season for the Edmonds City Park Summer Concert series, with the 85th St. Big Band from 3-4 p.m. Edmonds City Park is located at 3rd Avenue South and Pine Street. All concerts are free, open to the public, and accessible to people with disabilities. The 85th Street Big Band is a lively, 20-piece big band playing dance music in the greater Seattle area. They featu... »

Artfully Edmonds brief: Phoenix Theatre presents ‘Gilligan’s Island in the Park-ing Lot’

Artfully Edmonds brief: Phoenix Theatre presents ‘Gilligan’s Island in the Park-ing Lot’

While theatre companies across the nation are brushing off Shakespeare’s lines, Phoenix Theatre will be doing something . . . dare I say . . . a little different. It’s not “Shakespeare In The Park” – and that’s exactly the intention as Phoenix Theatre raises the curtain on the popular theatre’s summer fundraising production, “Gilligan’s Island – A Parody”. The parody will run next weekend, Friday ... »

Taste of Edmonds set for Aug. 8-10; entertainment calendars available

Taste of Edmonds set for Aug. 8-10; entertainment calendars available

The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce has launched its 2014 Taste of Edmonds website — aTasteofEdmonds.com — for the 2014 event, this year sporting a Mardi Gras theme. A Taste of Edmonds takes place Friday through Sunday, Aug. 8-10. The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce produces the Taste of Edmonds annually. The website features calendars of all the entertainment that can be enjoyed on the festiv... »

Artfully Edmonds brief: Comedy and combat? Oh, yes!

Artfully Edmonds brief: Comedy and combat? Oh, yes!

Edmonds Center for the Arts (ECA) is the location for the Seattle Shakespeare Company’s “Comedy and Combat Camp”, coming up July 14-18. Imagine! “Comedy and Combat Camp” where students aged 11-14 will learn stage combat techniques and rehearse comedic scenes from Shakespeare plays. In this intro to comedy and stage fighting, laughter and trickery abound! Participants will work on comedic scenes an... »

Scene in Edmonds: Overflow crowd for ‘Big Little Man’ author

Scene in Edmonds: Overflow crowd for ‘Big Little Man’ author

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Scene in Edmonds: Art on the walkway

Scene in Edmonds: Art on the walkway

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Pulitzer Prize winner Alex Tizon to sign book in Edmonds Thursday

Pulitzer Prize winner Alex Tizon to sign book in Edmonds Thursday

Alex Tizon Edmonds Bookshop 111 5th Avenue Thursday, June 19 ~ 7 pm This week, My Edmonds News had the privilege of interviewing Alex Tizon, 1997 Pulitzer Prize winner and author of “Little Big Man: In Search of My Asian Self.” Edmonds Bookshop will host a reading and book signing by Tizon this Thursday, June 19 at 7 pm. Tizon immigrated to the United States from the Philippines, with his pa... »

Scene in Edmonds: New artwork gets place ‘On the Fence’

Scene in Edmonds: New artwork gets place ‘On the Fence’

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