Artists sought for large-scale work near MLT light rail station

The City of Mountlake Terrace has issued a Call for Artists to produce an installation for a new pedestrian plaza. Proposed artwork should be relevant to the community, site-specific and long lasting. “We’re especially interested in creators from the Pacific Northwest,” said Renee Norton, a recreation supervisor who is the city staff liaison to the…

Reminder: Edmonds Waterfront Center to host Welcoming Figure Awakening Ceremony Oct. 28

The Edmonds Waterfront Center is hosting a Welcoming Figure Awakening Ceremony Friday, Oct. 28 for a new indigenous artwork being installed on the building’s exterior. Native American artist Ty Juvinel, who also produced the “Marsh Life” cedar carving on display outside the Edmonds Historical Museum, has created the 15-foot-tall welcoming figure made out of a…

Family art workshop at Edmonds’ Cascadia Art Museum June 4

A family art workshop exploring the works of Pacific Northwest artist Howard Duell is scheduled for noon-1 p.m. and 1-2 p.m. Saturday, June 4 at Cascadia Art Museum in Edmonds. The workshop is being presented by Cascadia Team Ambassadors, a group of six high school students who volunteer at the Cascadia Art Museum. Howard Duell’s works, showcased…

Sno-Isle Libraries sponsoring Islamic Pattern Making workshop July 17

Sno-Isle Libraries is presenting a hands-on art workshop for teens and tweens: Islamic Pattern Making from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, July 17. Gather your art supplies to re-create this intricate tile design during this online art workshop. Materials you need include a pencil, ruler, tracing paper or parchment paper, tape and a print-out of the design template provided…

IRS warns against COVID-19 fraud; other financial schemes  

The Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers to guard against tax fraud and other financial scams related to COVID-19. In the last few months, the IRS Criminal Investigation division has seen a variety of federal Economic Impact Payment (EIP) scams and other financial schemes looking to take advantage of unsuspecting taxpayers. The division continues to…

Deadline extended for Puget Sound Bird Fest 2020 Poster Art Contest

Due to delays associated with Covid-19, the deadline has been extended for the annual Puget Sound Bird Fest Poster Art Contest. Puget Sound area artists are invited to submit original artwork representative of Puget Sound birdlife to be used to promote the 2020 event taking place virtually on Sept. 11-12. Entries must be received no later than…

Little Bill’s Blues Birthday Bash at Seattle’s Triple Door March 17

Greens and blues might bring to mind the Seattle Seahawks but this St. Patrick’s Day, green harmonizes with the blues for a very special musical tribute to legendary blues man and Mountlake Terrace resident Little Bill. Boogie on over to the Triple Door in Seattle on March 17th to help Bill Engelhart, better known as…

Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation accepting applications for community art grants

The Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation is now accepting applications for community art grants. Grants may be awarded to local non-profit, 501c3 organizations that provide arts-related education programs, projects, or services. Applications will be evaluated on how they will enhance our community through art experiences and education in the visual, performing, or literary arts. The Edmonds…

Edmonds School District Scholastic Art Award winners announced

The Schack Art Center has announced the Edmonds School District recipients of The Scholastic Art Awards of 2019. Gold Key recipients are pictured above. The public is invited to view the Scholastic Art Portfolio Exhibit, which will be on display now through Feb. 24 in the Emerging Young Artists’ Gallery at the Schack Art Center, 2921 Hoyt…

Reminder: Snohomish County offering grants for culture and the arts in 2019

Snohomish County’s Arts Commission is currently accepting grant applications from public and nonprofit agencies for 2019 for funding projects that support the creative community involved in the arts and cultural enrichment. The county has $20,000 available in grant funding in 2019. Applications are due by Jan. 15, 2019, and grant-funded programs must be completed in…

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Reminder: Sno-King Meaningful Movies presents ‘Reinventing Power’ Oct. 13

Sno-King Meaningful Movies and the Sierra Club will hold a special screening of “Reinventing Power: America’s Renewable Energy Boom” on Saturday, Oct. 13 at Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Church, 8109 – 224th St. S.W., Edmonds. From the event announcement: Critically, “Reinventing Power” underscores the notion that we don’t have to sacrifice jobs for a clean environment….