Artfully Edmonds: Edmonds through the lens of Bob Sears, plus wine and all that jazz

I witnessed a drive-by shooting the other day. Hold on – it’s not what you think. This is Edmonds. A photographer jumped out of his car, disappeared into a realtor’s office, emerged with a guy and snapped several pictures. Turns out it was the perfect opportunity to capture the realtor, whose motorcycle was perfectly positioned…

Artfully Edmonds: A chat with Edmonds art legend James Martin

This article originally appeared in James Spangler’s Artfully Edmonds column in March and April 2018, in two parts. We have combined it here for the convenience of readers. Artist James Martin will celebrate his 90th birthday soon. Martin has led a fascinating, storied life and is in all likelihood the closest thing to a living…

Artfully Edmonds: Full week of arts events ahead

So much happening this week that I think I’ll just jump right into it. Local favorites the Gothard Sisters, (Greta, Willow and Selena) raised right here in Edmonds, developed a love for Irish dance and Celtic folk music early in life. They’ve performed throughout the world at countless venues and Celtic festivals. In 2013 they…

Artfully Edmonds: A chat with Edmonds art legend James Martin, plus local events

Part 1 of two parts Artist James Martin will celebrate his 90th birthday soon. Martin has led a fascinating, storied life and is in all likelihood the closest thing to a living legend that the Edmonds art community can boast about. His paintings still fetch eyebrow-raising prices on the international art market. Yet, just as…

Artfully Edmonds: From books and beer, to plays and performances, we have you covered

Publisher’s note: This is an abbreviated, events-focused version of the Artfully Edmonds column. The regular column by James Spangler has been temporarily delayed this week. It’s time for the 2nd annual Friends of the Edmonds Library fundraiser at Gallaghers’ Where-U-Brew this Sunday, March 25 (10 a.m.-4 p.m.). There’s a potluck lunch followed by a raffle…