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My Edmonds Restaurant News special: More details on Loft reopening

My Edmonds Restaurant News special: More details on Loft reopening

The Loft in Edmonds, located at 515-A Main St., will reopen by the end of April or early May after some time off for restructuring and updating, according to a recent announcement. “We have restructured our menu with new and fresh ideas, local produce, exciting items and reasonable pricing,” said Niko Raptis, owner of The Loft. “We’re excited to be back on the Edmonds restaurant scene to serve our... »

Coming in two weeks: Your ‘one day’ to support Edmonds Center for the Arts

Coming in two weeks: Your ‘one day’ to support Edmonds Center for the Arts

The Seattle Foundation’s annual one-day charitable giving event, “GiveBIG,” is just two weeks away, notes Tina Stryker, publicist for Edmonds Center for the Arts (ECA). GiveBIG” is meant to inspire [the community] to give generously to non-profit organizations who make our region a healthier place to live. “Last year, friends of ECA generously donated to ECA through “GiveBIG. With their help, ECA ... »

‘The Art of Jitterbug’ comes to Edmonds Sunday, April 27

‘The Art of Jitterbug’ comes to Edmonds Sunday, April 27

Edmonds Center for the Arts will host the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra (SRJO) and its show The Art of the Jitterbug this Sunday, April 27. This is the first time a regular SRJO concert has been scheduled in Edmonds. The Art of the Jitterbug is sponsored by Kennelly Keys Music, and is a new addition to the 2013-14 Concert Season. My Edmonds News first noted that SRJO and The Art of Jitterbug wa... »

David Marty named 2014 Edmonds Arts Festival marketing poster artist

David Marty named 2014 Edmonds Arts Festival marketing poster artist

The Edmonds Arts Festival announced Friday that David Marty’s painting, “Evening at the Marina,” is the 2014 Edmonds Arts Festival poster. This image will be shown in the Festival advertisements, posters, website, and on specialty items in the Festival Store. Here’s more from the Arts Festival announcement: Like a gentle breeze breathes life into sails on a boat, David Mart... »

Edmonds’ Loft to reopen soon?

Edmonds’ Loft to reopen soon?

Edmonds’ Loft restaurant, which has been closed since last fall for repairs and remodeling, appears to be re-opening this spring. A post on The Loft’sFacebook late Thursday night says the restaurant is reopening in Spring 2014. “We look forward to seeing you soon!” the message said. »

Phoenix Theatre presents ‘The Best Laid Plans’ now through April 27

Phoenix Theatre presents ‘The Best Laid Plans’ now through April 27

The Best Laid Plans Phoenix Theatre Firdale Village ~ 9673 Firdale Ave. April 4 – 27 Clever tempo, a seasoned cast, and witty promotion mark The Phoenix Theatre’s early spring production – “The Best Laid Plans.” “The Best Laid Plans” by playwright Fred Carmichael is an obvious hit (as reflected by the announcement of the sell-out crowd). The play, starring Phoenix Theatre veteran Melanie Cal... »

What’s happening at Driftwood Players: THUGS, First Dibs and an EPIC fundraiser

What’s happening at Driftwood Players: THUGS, First Dibs and an EPIC fundraiser

Opens Friday! Wade James Theatre 950 Main St. THUGS: A Musical Mafiasco Friday, April 18 ~ 8 p.m. Mafiasco??  You know how much I love wordy-smiths so news of this cleverly titled play shot off the page at me like a flying cannoli. The Driftwood Players chose “THUGS: A Musical Mafiasco” by David Tucker (lyrics by Kim Douglass and D. Richard Tucker) as its early-spring production.  The musical is d... »

‘Art of the Jitterbug’ at ECA April 27

The Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra is playing “The Art of the Jitterbug,” a concert celebrating 1930s swing dance tunes, at 4 p.m. April 27, at Edmonds Center for the Arts. Guest dancers will join SRJO on stage to showcase the dance styles of the era. Tickets can be purchased through SRJO or by calling206-523-6159 or at Edmonds Center for the Arts (425-275-9595). »

Scene in Edmonds: Driftwood Players throw a party

Scene in Edmonds: Driftwood Players throw a party

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Cascade Symphony Orchestra to perform chamber music favorites April 13

Cascade Symphony Orchestra to perform chamber music favorites April 13

Instrumentalists from the Cascade Symphony will showcase their individual talents in small ensembles as they present CSO’s annual Ensembles Concert at 3 p.m. April 13 at Edmonds United Methodist Church (828 Caspers St.). The concert will feature unique and varied chamber ensembles from all sections of the orchestra, including a trumpet duo,violin/guitar duo, a string quartet and quintet, a horn qu... »

Got pizza? If so, you may also be getting this, from Edmonds’ Driftwood Players

Got pizza? If so, you may also be getting this, from Edmonds’ Driftwood Players

If you order pizza from your favorite take-out place, you might be seeing a sticker like this one on your pizza box. The Edmonds Driftwood Players have partnered with local  pizza delivery businesses, just in time for their latest production. “‘Thugs: A Musical Mafiasco’ just screams Chicago, gangstas, and yes, pizza,” the theater group notes on its blog. So be on the looko... »

Enjoy family-friendly Recess Monkey at Edmonds Center for the Arts Saturday

Enjoy family-friendly Recess Monkey at Edmonds Center for the Arts Saturday

Edmonds Center for the Arts will launch its new Family Series with a performance by Seattle-based “Kindie” rockers Recess Monkey this Saturday, April 12 at 11 a.m. Recess Monkey is the nationally acclaimed trio of teachers who make music for kids and families that truly rocks. Time Out New York recently named Recess Monkey the No. 3 Kindie band in America behind the iconic They Might Be Giants and... »

Join artist Kathleen Johnson for Gallery North reception Sunday

Join artist Kathleen Johnson for Gallery North reception Sunday

A reception for artist Kathleen Johnson’s new show is Sunday, April 6, from 1-4 p.m. at Gallery North, 401 Main St. in Edmonds. The show, “In Our Backyard,” will have another reception during the Edmonds Art Walk on April 17 from 5-8 p.m. »

Edmonds CC art gallery to feature six alumni

Edmonds CC art gallery to feature six alumni

Edmonds Community College’s art gallery this spring will feature photos from six alumni — Katelyn Campen, Emily Getts, Felix Hidajat, Jordan Ingmire, Brian Oh, and Matt Verzola — in a group exhibit titled “Looking Back.” It opens April 7 and continues through May 2 in the college’s art gallery on the third floor of Lynnwood Hall. A reception with the artists is 4-6 p.m., Fri., April 18 in the coll... »

Caffeine Kitty: Spring has sprung

Caffeine Kitty: Spring has sprung

  – This cartoon is courtesy of 7-year-old Brenna Lovgren, daughter of Caffeine Kitty artist Carl Lovgren. »

Edmonds Chamber recognizes those who make a difference in arts

Edmonds Chamber recognizes those who make a difference in arts

The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce on Thursday night recognized the winners of its second annual Arts Awards, acknowledging individuals and organizations supporting the arts in Edmonds. Below, we’ve listed those honored, as well as excerpts from their nomination forms. Individual Volunteer: Darlene McLellan, president of Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation. According to the award nomination, McLel... »

Pianist Alpin Hong returns to ECA, will perform with Edmonds School District’s ‘All-Star Orchestra’

Pianist Alpin Hong returns to ECA, will perform with Edmonds School District’s ‘All-Star Orchestra’

Pianist Alpin Hong is returning to Edmonds next week for a three-day residency with local schools. Approximately 60 middle and high school students from across the Edmonds School District will be mentored by Hong in rehearsals and will have the opportunity to take part in the “All-Star Orchestra” that will perform with the artist in his public performance at Edmonds Center for the Arts on Wednesda... »

Cole, McLellan, McIalwain among Edmonds Chamber Arts Award winners

The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce Thursday morning released the names of the winners of its second annual Arts Awards. Winners will be recognized at a ceremony Thursday night, 7:30 p.m., at the Edmonds Conference Center, 4th and Bell. Those being honored, named by category, are: Individual Volunteer: Darlene McLellan, president of Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation Business Leadership: Arts – Cole Gal... »

Reminder: Madrona School to perform ‘Wizard of Oz’ Thursday-Sunday

Reminder: Madrona School to perform ‘Wizard of Oz’ Thursday-Sunday

Although there is no place like home, students in the Madrona Children’s Theatre (MCT) hope plenty of musical theater lovers will venture to Mountlake Terrace High School this weekend for their performances of Frank Baum’s “The Wizard of Oz.” For more than 20 years, MCT has provided Edmonds-based Madrona School students in fourth through eighth grades the opportunity to produce a full-scale musica... »

While downtown merchants brainstorm for future, this Thursday’s March (Artwalk) is on:

While downtown merchants brainstorm for future, this Thursday’s March (Artwalk) is on:

The Downtown Edmonds Merchant’s Association (DEMA) and members of the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce met with downtown retailers and members of the community Friday morning to discuss the mission and direction of Edmonds’ art walk. Led by DEMA co-chairs Andy Cline and Alexandra Rousu, the gathering numbered more than 25 representatives from such downtown Edmonds businesses as Rick Steves Travel, ARTs... »

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