Entertainment

Reminder: Zombie alert — ‘Walking Dead’ finale at Edmonds Theater Sunday

Reminder: Zombie alert — ‘Walking Dead’ finale at Edmonds Theater Sunday

The Walking Dead Season 5 Finale! Edmonds Theater 415 Main St. Sunday, March 29 8 p.m. It’s Free! It’s influenza season. One nasty little virus or another, it seems, is trying to catch us. Artfully Edmonds wants you to stay healthy. Arm yourself mentally with happy, carefree and positive thoughts. Get plenty of rest . . . early bedtimes, you know! Because what might begin as a little virus can eas... »

Welcome Chanterelle, our newest sponsor

Welcome Chanterelle, our newest sponsor

When Chanterelle in downtown Edmonds announced the opening of its brand-new bar and Happy Hour menu, My Edmonds News was thrilled that the restaurant entrusted us with the production of a new Happy Hour video aimed at showcasing their new venture. Even more appropriate was Chanterelle’s decision to take advantage of one of our new YouTube ad formats, which allows a video to be incorporated d... »

City presents interim artwork proposals for 4th Avenue Cultural Corridor

City presents interim artwork proposals for 4th Avenue Cultural Corridor

Three artists presented their concepts for interim art installations for the 4th Avenue Cultural Corridor to a five-member advisory panel during a public meeting held at the Edmonds Conference Center Monday night, March 23. The presentations are linked to the Community Cultural Plan’s goals of implementing short-term art projects to highlight the cultural corridor, which leads patrons along ... »

Special deals Tuesday, March 24 at Ivar’s Seafood Bars

Special deals Tuesday, March 24 at Ivar’s Seafood Bars

On Tuesday, March 24 hungry seafood fans can catch a “reel” deal at Ivar’s Seafood Bars and full service restaurants as they pay tribute to beloved “flounder,” Ivar Haglund, and his would-be 110th birthday, including the Lynnwood and Edmonds locations. Throughout the day Ivar’s fans who purchase one regularly-priced entrée and wish Ivar “Happy Birthday,” will receive a second entree of their choic... »

Drama students take show on the road to Bellingham

Drama students take show on the road to Bellingham

Drama department students from Mountlake Terrace High School, Meadowdale High School and Edmonds Heights K-12 took their show on the road over the weekend to attend the Washington State Thespians Festival at Western Washington University in Bellingham. The annual state festival draws students from every corner of Washington to attend workshops, display their performing skills, participate in techn... »

Artfully Edmonds interview: Nikki Fey-Burgett on Madrona Children’s Theatre’s upcoming ‘School House Rock’

Artfully Edmonds interview: Nikki Fey-Burgett on Madrona Children’s Theatre’s upcoming ‘School House Rock’

Madrona Children’s Theatre at
 Mountlake Terrace High School
 21801 44th Ave. W.
, Mountlake Terrace School House Rock Live! Thursday-Sunday, March 26-29
 Performance schedule is detailed below. Brisk ticket sales are being reported as the hours dance forward this week’s Madrona Children’s Theatre production of “School House Rock: Live!” My Edmonds News photographer David Carlos was able to catch ... »

What restaurant would you like to see in Edmonds?

Edmonds has a wide range of restaurants and more are on the way, including a Spud Fish and Chips and a Top Pot Doughnuts planned for Salish Crossing. We had a few ideas for restaurants that would be welcome additions to our town, below. Do you agree? Or what else would YOU like to see? »

Artfully Edmonds review: Driftwood’s ‘Oblivion’ a riveting search for past love

Driftwood Theatre 950 Main St. March 19-22 Friday, Saturday @ 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. “Oblivion” Written by Paul Lewis Directed by Paul Fleming What do we see when we travel – really see? Are our loves fueled by fantasy, or challenged by stark reality? Can we defy the physics of time and return to one particular moment in order to take another “turn,” thus flirting with Fate? These pr... »

Artfully Edmonds Profile: An interview with playwright Paul Lewis of Driftwood’s ‘Oblivion’

Artfully Edmonds Profile: An interview with playwright Paul Lewis of Driftwood’s ‘Oblivion’

March 19 – 22, 2015 Thur, Fri, Sat @ 8 p.m., Sun at 2 p.m. Oblivion Written by Paul Lewis Directed by Paul Fleming This evening (Thursday) a very exciting, and much anticipated, production returns to the Wade James Theatre (950 Main St.) The theatre’s company, Driftwood Players, has selected “Oblivion”, by Seattle playwright Paul Lewis, for its March run. The Opening Night curtain rises at 8... »

Scene in Edmonds: A wee bit of Guinness

Scene in Edmonds: A wee bit of Guinness

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Reminder: Edmonds-Woodway Players presents ’25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ through Sunday

Reminder: Edmonds-Woodway Players presents ’25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ through Sunday

The Edmonds-Woodway High School Players, under the direction of Bruce Mindt, will present “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” this Thursday-Sunday, March 12-15. Performance times are Thursday-Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m., all in the Edmonds-Woodway High School Theater, 7600 212th St. S.W. General admission is $8. From the EWHS Drama Department: Winner of the TONY an... »

City of Edmonds accepting applications for Tourism Promotion Awards Program

The City of Edmonds Arts Commission is accepting applications from local arts and culture nonprofit organizations for the 2016 Tourism Promotion Awards program. Applications are due June 10, 2015 for programs or events scheduled in 2016. The objective of the program is to help promote arts and culture events and programs that attract audience from outside of Edmonds and contribute to cultural tour... »

Students get in groove during DeMiero Jazz Festival

Students get in groove during DeMiero Jazz Festival

Videography by Larry Vogel, who visited both students and professionals performing during the DeMiero Jazz Festival, headquartered at the Edmonds Center for the Arts. All daytime student clinics and performances are free; get tickets for evening entertainment at the ECA box office or online. All evening performances start at 7 p.m. at the ECA; daytime performances will be at the ECA and other down... »

Artfully Edmonds brief: Gothard Sisters to perform in St. Patrick’s Day Celebration March 13

Artfully Edmonds brief: Gothard Sisters to perform in St. Patrick’s Day Celebration March 13

Happening Nearby The Gothard Sisters! St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Friday, March 13 7:30 p.m. Shoreline Center for the Arts 15343 25th Ave. N.E., Shoreline Greta, Willow and Solana will be singing songs and telling stories from the Emerald Isle to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in style! The past several months, they have been spending their non-stage moments coming up with lots of great... »

Edmonds-Woodway HS musicians head for New Orleans this weekend; buy tickets now for March 20 Hot Java, Cool Jazz

Edmonds-Woodway HS musicians head for New Orleans this weekend; buy tickets now for March 20 Hot Java, Cool Jazz

Edmonds Woodway High School (EWHS) Music Director Jake Bergevin and his elite Wood Symphony and Jazz Ensemble I are heading to the “Cradle of Jazz” this weekend. The student musicians will be participating in the New Orleans – Loyola Jazz Ensemble Festival being held on the campus of Loyola University and select New Orleans music venues. As Mr. Bergevin explains, “In the 1890s, New Orleans became ... »

Get ready for great music as Edmonds hosts 2015 DeMiero Jazz Festival Thursday-Saturday

Get ready for great music as Edmonds hosts 2015 DeMiero Jazz Festival Thursday-Saturday

It’s time to get your groove on! The 2015 DeMiero Jazz Festival is bringing some terrific jazz and jazz clinics to Edmonds this Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 5, 6 and 7. Vocal artists include Dee Daniels, Greta Matassa, Groove for Thought and Lauren Kinhan. Clinicians are Matassa, Brennan Baglio, Dave Barduhn and Kelly Kunz. Instrumentalists include guitarist Bruce Forman, Dave Tull o... »

Photo gallery: Edmonds Community College’s 36th annual International Night

Photo gallery: Edmonds Community College’s 36th annual International Night

Edmonds Community College hosted its 36th annual International Night Saturday at the Edmonds Center for the Arts. Denise Meade took these shots of the student performers. »

Artfully Edmonds brief: Deadline Monday to register for jewelry-making class

Artfully Edmonds brief: Deadline Monday to register for jewelry-making class

ARTspot 408 Main Street Registration Deadline! Monday, March 2 Could there ever be a deadline on “creative fun”? Yes, sometimes there is, actually. “Artfully Edmonds” would highly recommend that you not miss the deadline to register for a new artistic break-out opportunity – a two-session jewelry making class with gifted artist Ellen Chappelle. A long-time Edmonds resident Chappelle is busily... »

Artfully Edmonds brief: Mountlake Terrace teacher’s novel hits No. 1 on Amazon’s eBook best seller list

Artfully Edmonds brief: Mountlake Terrace teacher’s novel hits No. 1 on Amazon’s eBook best seller list

This winter, Mountlake Terrace High School English Teacher Stephen Merlino published his fantasy novel, The Jack of Souls, and on Feb. 19 it hit No. 1 on Amazon’s Fantasy Coming of Age eBook Best Seller list. On the same day, it was No. 9 in Science Fiction, Fantasy & Scary Stories, and No. 23 in Sword & Sorcery. “I’m ecstatic!” Merlino said. “I’m not sure how long it’s been up there. My w... »

Artfully Edmonds brief: Rayanne Sinclair releases third novel

Artfully Edmonds brief: Rayanne Sinclair releases third novel

Edmonds author Rayanne Sinclair has released her third novel, “Page Turner” about main character Page Holden, an aspiring concert pianist who is about to become caught up in the turbulent ’60s. Synopsis: In 1960, Page Holden leaves her small-town life behind to pursue her dream of becoming a concert pianist. She’s eventually accepted into Ohio State’s prestigious School of Music,... »

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