Edmonds Art Beat: Holiday happenings coming up

Puget Sound Artists’ Gift Show Nov. 20 Saturday, Nov. 20 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the ArtWorks building located at 201 Dayton St. The Puget Sound Artists’ Gift Show is celebrating its 20th anniversary with 22 participating artists. The show was closed last year due to COVID but the past participating artists convinced show owner…

Edmonds Art Beat: Make room in your calendar for music, art and more

Edmonds Center for the Arts presents Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s Wild & Swingin’ Holiday Party On Thursday No. 18 at 7:30 p.m., Big Bad Voodoo Daddy is visiting the ECA with a Wild & Swinging’ Holiday Party. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy has been entertaining audiences around the world for 28 years now with their fun…

Edmonds Art Beat: Broadway revue at Edmonds Heights, author event at Edmonds Bookshop

Edmonds Heights Performing Arts presents four days of All Together Now! After nearly two years, Edmonds Heights Performing Arts will be returning to the stage for an all-ages Broadway revue show. All Together Now runs from Nov. 12-15 with both day and evening performances, giving our community the chance to enjoy this wonderful show. There will…

Edmonds Art Beat: A peek behind the scenes at Edmonds Center for Arts

Interview with Liz Dawson, ECA director of marketing and business development  Like every other arts organization (and businesses in general), the Edmonds Center for the Arts has worked hard over the last 18-plus months to stay afloat. The focus during that time was to engage the community when live, in-person performances were not allowed, and…

Edmonds Art Beat: Halloween stories, Edmonds Diversity Film Series and upcoming shows at ECA

New Halloween children’s book with an Edmonds connection Children’s author Catherine Gorski O’Connor has a new Halloween book available at the Edmonds Bookshop. Her most recent book, The Bear’s Halloween Ball, is dedicated to the bears of Washington state and specifically to Catherine’s sister and brother-in-law, who loved bears and were long-time Edmonds residents. The book…

Edmonds Art Beat: Don’t miss these wonderful opportunities to enjoy local art

Uptown Evening Market – Thursday is last night Don’t miss out on the third and final of three community evening markets this summer in the Highway 99 neighborhood. The market runs from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9 on 236th Street Southwest between 84th Avenue West and Highway 99 (behind Safeway). It features musical entertainment from Ian…

Edmonds Art Beat: All about the (live) music!

 Live chamber music returns to Cascadia Art Museum  Music in the Museum  July 17 at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. $12 Members | $18 Non-Members  Cascadia Art Museum is resuming its well-loved classical chamber music concert series, Music in the Museum, on Saturday July 17 at 5 p.m. and repeated at 7:30 p.m. The program…

Edmonds Art Beat: Local artists to see and hear around town this week

Kristine Cooper’s newest showcase at Caffe Ladro Local artist Kristine Cooper is currently showcasing artwork at the Caffe Ladro in Edmonds, located at 8403 Main St. The show will be available through September 2021. Cooper has been creating art since she was a child, starting with sidewalk chalk, and ending up majoring in studio fine…

Art Beat: Featured radio show Dead Electric – vintage synth finds its home

Looking for something new and entertaining for your ears? Here it is, a radio show playing the “sounds of past futures.” Dead Electric, a show you can hear on independent public radio station 90.7 KSER in Everett and 89.9 KXIR on Whidbey Island, showcases vintage synth, space and new age music from the ’70s and…

Edmonds Art Beat: Featured artist Angie Louthan – finding the fun again

Northwest artist Angie Louthan has been coloring and drawing her entire life. For many years that was cartoon, characters, flowers, people and animals. After taking art classes in high school, getting graded on her work and comparing herself to other students, she hit that point that stops many of us from moving forward: The moment…