Art Beat: Fabulous EdCC fundraiser, lively theater productions and more this week

Live Music

Swizzle with the Skid Rogues for Project Home
Thursday, May 30, 6 to 10 p.m., ages 21 and over
Edmonds Community College – Black Box Theatre
21310 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood
$30 door or donate to the Housing Fund

This Project Home Fundraiser features the Skid Rogues! Carissa Smit (vocals) and Jay Vilhauer (keyboards and vocals) team up to offer a pleasing musical concoction sure to ease the ear and sooth the day-to-day stress of modern life. Plan to attend, or offer your tickets as a donation that will be offered to students who would not otherwise be able to attend this event.

Learn more here.

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Hamed Homayoun

Friday, May 31, 9 p.m.
Edmonds Center for the Arts
410 4th Ave. N.
Admission $80-$100

Hamed Homayoun studied guitar, piano and music theory before his interest in singing and composing pop music launched him into Iranian pop music stardom. His stop in Edmonds is a part of the tour that taken his music around the world.

Tickets and more details at

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Musaic, Music Production Showcase

Friday, May 31, 7:30 p.m.

Edmonds Community College – Black Box Theatre

21310 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood, $7 suggested donation

From Edmonds Community College’s unique digital music program, featuring Adam Clobes, Mitch Halpin, Jessica Hart, Jem Kortlever, Andrew Litzinger, Steven Ly, Ashton Moody, Michael Scogins, Terry Thompson and Kendall Unruh. This concert is part of Edmonds Community College’s Concert & Recital Series.

More information at

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From left, defense attorney Philip Static, played by Henry Boekhoff, makes his case while Johncen Oxales presides as Judge Roy L Been and Jada Votolato reacts as prosecutor.

Sandbag Stage Left

Thursday, May 30 to June 2
7 p.m. Thursday – Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday

Edmonds-Woodway High School Theater
7600 212th St. S.W., Edmonds
$7 for adults, $5 with ASB

The members of the Mill City Players are beside themselves over the mysterious death of their leading lady, Amelia Meddle, who during a performance was squashed by a flying sandbag. All fingers point to her husband, undertaker Arnold Meddle, who was seen wandering around backstage just before the sailing sandbag dealt the killing blow. Read more in my profile of the production.

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Women in Jeopardy by Wendy Macleod

Now playing until June 16
7:30 p.m. Friday – Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday

Phoenix Theater
9673 Firdale Ave., Edmonds
$25 for adults, $20 for senior/student/military

Divorcées Mary and Jo think their best friend Liz’s new beau, Jackson, is a serial killer. When Jackson announces plans to take Liz’s 19-year-old daughter, Amanda, on a camping expedition, Mary and Jo snap into FBI mode to apprehend the evil ruffian. The wild plot and slapstick antics lead the quirky cast into the red rocks of Southern Utah on a journey that will leave you laughing and prove that nothing is ever as simple as it appears to be.

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Friday – Saturday
2:50, 5:40 and 8:30 p.m.
Sunday – Wednesday: 4:10 and 7 p.m.
Thursday  June 6, 3:40 p.m. – final showing

Edmonds Theater
415 Main St., Edmonds – $9 general (13-61), $8 seniors (62+) and $7 matinee/child

A kindhearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true. Starring: Naomi Scott, Will Smith, Billy Magnussen. Director: Guy Ritchie

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As The Earth Turns movie poster

As the Earth Turns
Saturday, June 1, 2:30 p.m.

Egyptian Theater – Seattle International Film Festival
805 E Pine St.
Seattle, WA 98122

An Edmonds resident and musician, Ed Hartman wrote an original score for this silent film, originally filmed in 1938. (See background in James Spangler’s original story here.) He and co-producer Kim Lyford Bishop are scheduled to attend this viewing as part of the Seattle International Film Festival.

More at

— By Royce Napolitino

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