The Arts

Cascadia Art Museum opening delayed until September

Cascadia Art Museum opening delayed until September

The Cascadia Art Museum, originally scheduled to open July 11 in the Salish Crossing complex next to the Edmonds ferry terminal, will now open on Sept. 12. That’s the word from Museum Interim Executive Director Elizabeth Calder, who said the delay was due to a booming construction industry that has subcontractors spread thin. Instead of having the museum opening in early August, when many are on v... »

Sponsor spotlight: ‘Frozen’ among movie highlights in June 6 Disney Dreams concert

Sponsor spotlight: ‘Frozen’ among movie highlights in June 6 Disney Dreams concert

Sno-King Community Chorale will present its Ticket to Broadway: Disney Dreams concert in two performances Saturday, June 6 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts. The concert — at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. June 6– will feature best-loved Disney songs, old and new, including numbers from “Frozen,” “Cinderella,” “Snow White,” “Aladdin” and “The Little Mermai... »

Artfully Edmonds profile: Thriller produced by Edmonds filmmaker selected to be part of Seattle International Film Festival

Artfully Edmonds profile: Thriller produced by Edmonds filmmaker selected to be part of Seattle International Film Festival

Edmonds resident Lorraine Montez loves a good thriller. “I grew up watching and loving the “Twilight Zone,” Rod Serling’s “Night Gallery” and Alfred Hitchcock films,” said Lorraine Montez, now herself a producer of thriller/horror films. “I’m not fond of hacker/slasher films, but a good suspense horror made in the style of the great masters is always exciting to watch because it doesn&... »

Happening nearby: Arts of the Terrace seeking artists’ submissions

Happening nearby: Arts of the Terrace seeking artists’ submissions

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission is seeking paintings, prints, drawings, miniatures, calligraphy, photographs, 3-Dimensional and Artisans’ works for its 37th Annual Juried Art Show. More than $4,000 in prize money is available. Arts of the Terrace will be held Sept. 26–Oct. 10. Deadline for entries is Aug. 30. To enter or to view the prospectus online, go to www.cityofmlt.com and on ... »

Lynndale Elementary’s ‘Roaring Steel’ bands to perform at Edmonds market Saturday

Lynndale Elementary’s ‘Roaring Steel’ bands to perform at Edmonds market Saturday

Saturday, May 23 11 a.m. Roaring Steel Steel Bands The Lynndale Elementary School “Roaring Steel” steel bands will perform a their 30-minute program at the Edmonds Garden Market this Saturday, May 23rd, at 11 a.m. and again at noon. The 5th and 6th graders are directed by Edmonds resident Gary Gibson, an internationally respected steel pan performer and clinician, and the Executive and Artistic Di... »

Welcome to our new sponsor, the Edmonds Arts Festival

Welcome to our new sponsor, the Edmonds Arts Festival

Welcome to My Edmonds News sponsor the Edmonds Arts Festival, coming up on Father’s Day weekend, June 19-21, in downtown Edmonds. The Edmonds Arts Festival is a three-day event that celebrates the arts in our community. During the festival, you can enjoy: More than 240 artist booths with original works of art for sale, where you can meet every artist in person Three juried art galleries wher... »

Annual Edmonds Jazz Connection set to showcase student musicians May 23

Annual Edmonds Jazz Connection set to showcase student musicians May 23

The 15th annual Edmonds Jazz Connection is set for Saturday, May 23 at three venues in downtown Edmonds — The Masonic Hall, Edmonds Conference Center and Edmonds Theater — where Big Band, Choral and Combo performances will be free and open to the public. The local music festival includes a full day of performances from award–winning high school jazz programs from throughout the P... »

Sponsor spotlight: A true Jazz Connection — a family affair

Sponsor spotlight: A true Jazz Connection — a family affair

The Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Club’s annual Jazz Connection Festival, happening this Saturday, May 23 in downtown Edmonds, is a family affair for the Heckt family. “My husband Steve and I could not be more appreciative of the opportunities and challenges Edmonds-Woodway H.S. have afforded our two boys”, Anne-Marie Heckt enthused, noting that the couple’s sons Gabriel (21) and Justin (... »

Sponsor spotlight: Ten years later, Edmonds Jazz Connection alum sings event’s praises

Sponsor spotlight: Ten years later, Edmonds Jazz Connection alum sings event’s praises

The Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary is gearing up for the 15th annual Edmonds Jazz Connection next Saturday, May 23 at three venues in downtown Edmonds — The Masonic Hall, Edmonds Conference Center and Edmonds Theater — where award–winning high school jazz programs from throughout the Pacific Northwest will perform. Jazz Connection alum Leah Tussing, a Meadowdale High School graduate, says her ti... »

Cascade Symphony Orchestra awards scholarships to young musicians

Cascade Symphony Orchestra awards scholarships to young musicians

The Cascade Symphony Orchestra awarded four music scholarships to outstanding young musicians at the final concert of its 53rd season, Monday, May 11. Nayeon and Najung Kim, sisters and flutists from Kamiak High School, were each awarded a $2,000 Robert Anderson Scholarship. Robert Anderson was the founding conductor of the Cascade Symphony. Nayeon will attend Duke University in the fall and Najun... »

Welcome to our new sponsor, Sno-King Community Chorale, bringing its ‘Disney Dreams’ concert to Edmonds June 6

Welcome to our new sponsor, Sno-King Community Chorale, bringing its ‘Disney Dreams’ concert to Edmonds June 6

My Edmonds News welcomes its new sponsor, Sno-King Community Chorale, presenting its Ticket to Broadway: Disney Dreams concert in two performances Saturday, June 6 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts. The concert — at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. June 6– will feature best-loved Disney songs, old and new, including Frozen, Cinderella, Snow White, Aladdin and The Little Mermaid. Meet your favorite D... »

Artfully Edmonds profile: 17-year-old follows his passion for electronic music

Artfully Edmonds profile: 17-year-old follows his passion for electronic music

Recently, music enthusiast Derett Jacobs wanted to alert us to a musician who was gaining momentum among his friends. Derett sent us this message, which – as I will explain later – led to an amazing coincidence and discovery! My name is Derett Jacobs, I’m 34 and I am . . . currently living in Lynnwood . . . I found out about a guy in the Seattle area through some friends who is producing ele... »

Artfully Edmonds brief: Meadowdale Players present ‘Footloose’

Artfully Edmonds brief: Meadowdale Players present ‘Footloose’

Footloose 7 p.m. Thursday, April 23 – Saturday, May 2 2 p.m. Saturday, May 2 Stage adaptation by Dean Pitchford & Walter Bobbie Music Tom Snow Lyrics Dean Pitchford Meadowdale High School Blackbox Theater 6002 168th St. S.W., Lynnwood What was happening in your life when “Footloose” by Dean Pitchford hit the big screen, then Broadway; and “Let’s Hear It For the Boy” by Deniece Will... »

Winners of 18th annual ‘Best Book I Ever Read’ poster contest honored at reception

Winners of 18th annual ‘Best Book I Ever Read’ poster contest honored at reception

A reception for the City of Edmonds Arts Commission’s 18th annual “Best Book I Ever Read” Poster Contest winners and their families was held on Thursday, April 16 in the Edmonds Plaza Room. The students were honored with either “Outstanding” or “Honorable Mention” certificates, and Seattle children’s book illustrator Karen Lewis (“Amazing Alaska” by Deb Vanasee, and “Arturo and The Navidad Birds” ... »

Scene in Edmonds: Money for the maestro

Scene in Edmonds: Money for the maestro

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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 ... »

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... »

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