Art Beat: Scholarships and education opportunities for aspiring artists, musicians

Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation extends art student scholarship application deadline to March 28 The Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation offers scholarships to students who will be pursuing college work in the visual arts. Students must live within the boundaries of the Edmonds School District and graduate from High school in 2022, or be Edmonds Community College…

Edmonds Art Beat: More on Edmonds Lunar New Year, plus books, theatre and music

More information about Edmonds Lunar New Year Celebration The first annual Lunar New Year Edmonds is taking place Jan. 29. The event will welcome the Year of the Tiger with a day full of family-friendly festivities. Events include a traditional lion dance performance in two locations. Master David Leong’s Northwest Kung Fu will perform at…

Edmonds Art Beat: Countdown to a new year of art and activities

ECA presents Music on Film Series New this year is a series of critically acclaimed documentary films celebrating music and the power of the artist. Each film is shown on ECA’s state-of-the-art digital cinema system and is hosted by a local film critic or cinephile with a Q&A after the screening. Thursday, Jan. 13 at…

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…