Edmonds Art Beat: 10 ways to support the local art scene right now

In this unique time amidst closures and cancellations, there are still many ways to support local artists in our community.  10 ways you can support art in the community: Visit a local gallery. Many of our galleries in Edmonds are still open right now and make for a good outing to enjoy local art. Purchasing…

Edmonds Art Beat: What to see, hear and do with your sweetheart

What to See There is no shortage of options for your viewing pleasure. Theatre options galore, gallery openings and more.  Edmonds Art Commission presents Underwater Photography Underwater photography from Carl Baird, Drew Collins, Audrey Garbacik, Pat Gunderson, Bruce Kerwin and Jen Vanderhoof is presented by the Edmonds Art Commision at the Edmonds Library. Take a…

Edmonds Art Beat: New events, a new boutique and a happy New Year

Meet Jen Lawson, owner of the new Crow boutique at 114 4th Ave. N. in downtown Edmonds. When Jen opened Crow in Edmonds, she reached out to the community for a little part-time help. I responded to the call and have since spent my Sundays getting to know the newest boutique in town. Crow opened just…

Edmonds Art Beat: Wrap up the old and welcome the new with these art experiences

What to Hear January is about diverse music with an educational focus. From a kid-friendly performance where participation is encouraged, to a living example of creating peace with music, January has an opportunity for all ears. Edmonds Center for the Arts Presents Dan + Claudia Zanes Grammy Award winner Dan Zanes and his wife, Haitian-American…

Edmonds Art Beat: December Art Walk — an evening to do something AWEsome. 

What to Do: This month’s Art Walk Edmonds is the perfect time to indulge in an evening of entertainment, enjoy the arts and even squeeze in some last-minute holiday shopping. More ideas for the weekend include visitingt some of our neighboring communities to celebrate the Solstice at Kruckeberg in Shoreline or to see the giant…

Edmonds Art Beat: An update on Graphite, plus sparkling holiday experiences

Yes, the Graphite project is alive and well. That’s the word from Edmonds business owner and artist Tracy Felix, who along with Mary Olsen is planning a new arts center on the former Mar-Vel Marble site at 2nd Avenue South and Main Street. It has been two years since Olsen and Felix announced their plans…

Art Beat brief: Meadowdale HS improv team competing for Hogan Cup Nov. 25

Did you know that Meadowdale High school has an improv team? They do, and they are really good. The MHS improv team recently qualified for the Hogan Cup finals for the second year in a row. The Hogan Cup is a Northwest high school improvisational competition put on by Unexpected Productions in Seattle. Meadowdale students…

Art Beat: Don’t Miss ‘A Gentleman’s Guide’, ending this weekend

Theater Review A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder Edmonds Driftwood Players Thursday – Sunday, through Sept. 29 Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m. Wade James Theatre 950 Main St. Edmonds General $28, Senior/Youth/Military $25 Don’t miss Edmonds Driftwood Players in their final weekend of performances of A Gentleman’s Guide to…

Art Beat: Music in the Museum, Art Studio Tour, Art Walk, ‘Love and Murder’

Music Music in the Museum – American Classical Songs with Soprano Kristin Vogel Saturday, Sept. 21, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Cascadia Art Museum 190 Sunset Ave. Edmonds $15 member, $18 non-member Cascadia Art Museum presents Soprano Kristin Vogel on Saturday as part of its Music in the Museum Series. Vogel, known for her powerful lyric…