The Arts

Scene in Edmonds: Get ready for the big reveal

Scene in Edmonds: Get ready for the big reveal

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Reminder: ECA to host annual New Volunteer Open House Wednesday

Reminder: ECA to host annual New Volunteer Open House Wednesday

Edmonds Center for the Arts (ECA) will be hosting their annual New Volunteer Open House on Wednesday, Aug. 26 at 5:30 p.m. The event will take place at ECA, located at 410 4th Ave. N. Learn more about ECA’s programs and events, get to know their vibrant volunteer community, take a tour of the theatre and learn how you can be a part of the family. ECA volunteers have the opportunity to share their ... »

Sneak peek: Art + Wine Walks coming to Edmonds

Sneak peek: Art + Wine Walks coming to Edmonds

More details to come, but Art Walk Edmonds is shaking it up for the months of August, September, October and November with a series of Art + Wine Walks presented by Windermere Edmonds WA. The first event is Thursday, Aug. 20 from 5-8 p.m. Pre-purchase tickets for $25! Day of tickets are $30 (if not sold out). You can learn more and buy tickets here.   Wine walk wines can be purchased at Arist... »

Artfully Edmonds Brief: New exhibit features Hekinan artists, and Edmonds ‘Then & Now’ photos

Artfully Edmonds Brief: New exhibit features Hekinan artists, and Edmonds ‘Then & Now’ photos

Edmonds City Hall 121 5th Ave. N. The City of Edmonds Arts Commission invites the public to view two exhibits on display in the City Hall Brackett’s Room, one honoring the Sister City relationship between Edmonds and Hekinan, Japan and the second highlighting Edmonds’ past and present. The exhibits will show through September. The exhibit of pieces from the Hekinan Collection in the City’s Public ... »

Cascade Symphony launches Business Alliance membership program

Cascade Symphony launches Business Alliance membership program

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Edmonds Mini Arts Summit showcases progress of City’s Community Cultural plan

Edmonds Mini Arts Summit showcases progress of City’s Community Cultural plan

A capacity crowd of participants, presenters and public officials responded Monday night to the Edmonds Arts Commission (EAC) call for a mini arts summit. Meeting in the Plaza Room of the Edmonds Library, over 60 residents conferred to discuss the headway made in the Community Cultural Plan of 2014 and to view what’s on the horizon for the arts scene in Edmonds. City Arts and Culture Manager Franc... »

Scene in Edmonds: Art in action

Scene in Edmonds: Art in action

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Scene in Edmonds: Another amazing ECA auction dinner fulfilled

Scene in Edmonds: Another amazing ECA auction dinner fulfilled

For the second year in a row, Arnie’s Restaurant Chef Bill Pennington and his staff, Carlos Vasquez and Charles Manley, delighted the lucky winners who bid on a private hosted dinner benefiting the Edmonds Center for the Arts. Even the weather was perfect (if not a bit too warm) Saturday night for the beach-themed deck party hosted by Rock and Maggie Peterson. Manley whipped up a wonderful P... »

Edmonds Arts Commission to host Mini Arts Summit Monday

Learn what has happened in the arts in Edmonds since the 2013 Arts Summit and Community Cultural Plan approval in 2014. On Monday, July 20, the Edmonds Arts Commission is hosting a public meeting for the arts community to learn about current progress from five Cultural Plan Work Groups, and share ideas in breakout sessions for next steps. The meeting will run from 6-9 p.m. in the Edmonds Plaza Roo... »

Wooden-O production of ‘As You Like It’ at City Park Sunday

Wooden-O production of ‘As You Like It’ at City Park Sunday

Shakespeare comes to Edmonds City Park at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 19 with “As You Like It” presented by Wooden O. It’s a sparkling and convoluted romantic comedy in which lessons of love are learned by all. Founded in 1994, Wooden O started with annual summer Shakespeare performances at Mercer Island’s Luther Burbank Amphitheater. Over the years the performance schedule grew to other... »

Happening nearby: Shakespeare in the Park returns July 15

Happening nearby: Shakespeare in the Park returns July 15

Pack some snacks and head on down to Lynndale Park (18927 72nd Ave W, Lynnwood) for an evening of Shakespeare performed by professional theater troupes Wooden O and GreenStage. Perfect for the whole family – rain or shine – in the renovated amphitheater. The amphitheater is ADA accessible and a great place for all visitors to enjoy an evening of theater in a quaint, wooded environment.... »

Reminder: Sendentary Sousa Band launches Edmonds Sunday summer concert series

Reminder: Sendentary Sousa Band launches Edmonds Sunday summer concert series

The Edmonds City Park Sunday concert series kicks off Sunday, July 12 and the Ballard Sedentary Sousa Band will bring their own party with them from 3-4 p.m. Seattle’s own non-marching marching band, plays the greatest hits of John Philip Sousa, Henry Fillmore and more. Throughout the show you can expect appearances by the band’s Drill Team, rousing storytelling by clarinetist and band director, L... »

Happening nearby: Artfully Edmonds previews West Africa Cultural Heritage celebration

Happening nearby: Artfully Edmonds previews West Africa Cultural Heritage celebration

Saturday, July 25 7-10 pm Shorewood High School Performing Arts Center 17300 Fremont Ave N Shoreline Cultural Heritage 2015 This month a vibrant and unique celebration featuring extravagant dance performances and music representing the cultures of West Africa will take place in nearby Shoreline. According to Kobby Adjel, event coordinator for Cultural Heritage 2015 the unique-to-the-Northwest cele... »

Artist Liz Tran creates new On the Fence temporary public art installation

Artist Liz Tran creates new On the Fence temporary public art installation

The Edmonds Arts Commission’s newest On the Fence temporary art exhibit, installed on the City fence just south of Art Works at 2nd and Dayton, “Afloat,” by Seattle artist Liz Tran, features brightly painted fishing floats. Tying into Puget Sound’s maritime history, while referencing the current issue of rising sea levels, “Afloat” utilizes re-purposed fishing floats and buoys to inject an otherwi... »

Letter to the editor: Thank you, Edmonds Arts Festival volunteers

Letter to the editor: Thank you, Edmonds Arts Festival volunteers

The Edmonds Arts Festival sincerely thanks the 500 plus volunteers who made the 2015 event a huge success. The festival is totally dependent on the time and effort our unpaid heroes donate. Volunteers helped before, during and after the three-day event. They checked in art, set the galleries, worked with children on Kids Create projects, provided booth relief to artists, staffed the information bo... »

Artfully Edmonds brief: Shoreline Arts Festival set for this weekend

Artfully Edmonds brief: Shoreline Arts Festival set for this weekend

Saturday, June 27 ~ 10am-6pm Sunday, June 28 ~ 10am-5pm Shoreline Arts Festival 18560 1st Ave NE, Shoreline The Shoreline Arts Festival provides two extraordinary days of music, dance, theatre, visual arts, and food, plus the Shoreline Philippine Festival. This creative community event, sponsored by the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council, is free to the public. What you can do at the Shorelin... »

Edmonds Arts Commission announces 2015 Summer Concerts in the Parks schedule

Edmonds Arts Commission announces 2015 Summer Concerts in the Parks schedule

Summer is a great time to enjoy outdoor music and entertainment in downtown Edmonds, both on the lawn and in the plaza. City Park, located at 3rd Avenue South and Pine Street, will host seven concerts on Sundays, 3-4 p.m. starting July 12. Hazel Miller Plaza, located at 5th Avenue South and Maple Street, will host six concerts on Tuesdays, noon-1 p.m. and six concerts on Thursdays, 5-6:30 p.m. sta... »

Edmonds Arts Festival Friday photo gallery

Edmonds Arts Festival Friday photo gallery

Larry Vogel stopped by the Edmonds Arts Festival Friday to capture the action on the first day of the annual event, which runs through Father’s Day. More information at EdmondsArtsFestival.com. »

Scene in Edmonds: Fine time at Arts Festival pARTy

Scene in Edmonds: Fine time at Arts Festival pARTy

Larry Vogel was on hand Wednesday night for the annual Art Masters-themed party that serves as the kickoff event for the Edmonds Arts Festival. Attendees got a sneak-peek at prize-winning art in the three Juried Art Galleries and the first chance to purchase art in the galleries prior to the festival opening on Friday. Raffle tickets for selected pieces of original works of art were also available... »

Artfully Edmonds review: Madcap ‘Boeing Boeing’ flies high on opening night

Artfully Edmonds review: Madcap ‘Boeing Boeing’ flies high on opening night

June 12-28 Driftwood Players Wade James Theatre 950 Main St. Boeing Boeing Driftwood Players enjoyed a smooth takeoff last night as their madcap farce, “Boeing Boeing” celebrated its opening night. The pre-performance noise level and anticipation in the lobby of Wade James Theatre paralleled that of a busy airport as a full house squeezed into the noble theatre to witness the crimes-of-the-heart o... »

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