Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation awards top $5,000 scholarship

The Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation announced Monday that Zoya Kulikov-Wickizer, a distinguished senior at the University of Washington, has been honored with the top scholarship award of $5,000. The foundation’s scholarship program, generously funded by an endowment, is dedicated to nurturing promising art students. This year, the program awarded 22 scholarships, amounting to a total…

Local Dining: Ono Poke

In the latest episode of our Local Dining video series, we feature Ono Poke in Edmonds. If your restaurant is interested in being profiled as part of this series, email Peter Harvey of Reefcombers Studio at peter@reefcombers.com.

‘Eight Inches By’ opens at Graphite Art Center

If you want to create an artwork where one of the dimensions must be 8 inches, what would you make? That was one requirement for all artists who submitted their artwork to be exhibited at Graphite Art Center’s latest gallery Eight Inches By.  The gallery features 99 artworks from 58 local artists, including those from…

Lynnwood photographer stars in New York exhibit

Serendipitous and ephemeral moments of beauty photographed in Edmonds, Lynnwood and other Pacific Northwest locations are currently on display at the Roger Tory Peterson Institute in Jamestown, New York.  Lynnwood-based writer and nature photographer Kevin Ebi is the focus of a one-person exhibition there, Kevin Ebi: Five Minutes in Nature, now through July 21. Featuring…

Sponsor spotlight: Scotty’s Food Truck open Thursday and Saturday this week

Scotty’s Food Truck  will be at Five Corners Calvary Church parking lot in Edmonds this Thursday, May 23and Saturday, May 25 from 3:30-7:30 p.m. Scotty’s will be closed Friday, May 24. Call ahead to avoid the wait: 206-795-1615 Open Thursday and Saturday 3:30-7:30 p.m. Five Corners in Edmonds 8330 212th St. S.W.  

Author of ‘Biking Uphill in the Rain’ to speak at Edmonds Library May 29

Seattle was recently named the best bike city in the United States by Bicycling magazine. How did this notoriously hilly and rainy city become so inviting to bicyclists? And what challenges lie ahead for Puget Sound bike advocates? Seattle Bike Blog Founder and Editor Tom Fucoloro dug into these topics in his 2023 book, Biking Uphill in…

Scene in Edmonds: All about alphorns

The history and traditions of the alphorn were the focus of a Thursday night presentation at the Edmonds Waterfront Center, part of the author/speaker series sponsored by the Waterfront Center, the Edmonds Bookshop and the My Neighborhood News Network. Edmonds resident and University of Washington Professor Emeritus Gary Martin joined Yannick Wey, a senior research…

Balkan line dances at Sno-King International Folk Dance Club May 22 in Lynnwood

Sno-King International Folk Dance Club invites you to their next dance from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, May 22 at the Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W. A special guest teacher, Jana Rickel, will teach three Balkan line dances. The Sno-King Club offers a repertoire of folk dances from many countries — couple dances, no-partner dances,…

Arts of the Terrace seeks artists for 2024 show

The Arts of the Terrace Juried Art Show returns this fall, and it’s time for artists to apply. This is the 44th year for the Mountlake Terrace tradition, which is sponsored by the city’s Arts Advisory Commission and Mountlake Terrace Friends of the Arts. The show will run Sept. 21-28. A call for artists is…

Sponsor spotlight: Cod filet burger this week’s special at Scotty’s Food Truck

Scotty’s Food Truck this week features a mouthwatering burger that starts with tender, flaky wild Pacific cod fillet, hand-breaded in crispy panko crumbs and fried to golden perfection. Layered with fresh lettuce, juicy tomato slices and Scotty’s signature zesty tartar sauce, served on a toasted Kaiser bun with crispy french fries. Scotty’s will be in…

Hawks Nest art gallery and reception May 18 celebrates MTHS student artists

Mountlake Terrace High School is hosting its second annual Hawks Nest art gallery and reception for artists Saturday, May 18, showcasing about 30 artworks created by MTHS students. The event, which runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the school’s Hub and is open to the public, will include murals at the hallways, paintings,…

Cascade Symphony Orchestra announces 2024-25 concert schedule

The Cascade Symphony Orchestra (CSO) will open its 2024-25 season of six concerts at the Edmonds Center for the Arts (ECA) on Monday, Oct. 28, when it hosts its Poem of Ecstasy concert. “We open our season with the overture to the heroic opera, Fidelio by Beethoven, followed by the charming Joyous Youth Suite by…

Midnight Quintet plays jazz at Baguus Little Asia on May 11

The Midnight Quintet, an eighth-grade jazz combo from Madrona K–8 School, is performing at Baguus Little Asia restaurant on Saturday, May 11. According to a news release, the quintet will perform a two-hour set from 5:30-7:30 p.m., with a mix of standards and contemporary jazz. Arrive early for a good seat. Since forming in May…

Sponsor spotlight: Spicy shrimp tacos this week’s special at Scotty’s Food Truck

Indulge in the perfect blend of flavors at Scotty’s Food Truck with two spicy grilled shrimp tacos, topped with pineapple mango salsa, crisp cabbage, chipotle sauce and a drizzle of lime crema — all wrapped in a warm grilled flour tortilla. Scotty’s will be in the Calvary Church parking lot at Edmonds’ Five Corners neighborhood…

Edmonds Center for the Arts offering Dungeons and Dragons summer camps

Looking for ways to keep your kids engaged this summer? Edmonds Center for the Arts is sponsoring Dungeons and Dragons summer camps for ages 12-15, starting July 15. Afternoons include various arts-based activities that connect with the theme each week. These include: miniature-making, scavenger hunts, costume design and creation, and drawing. Each week culminates in…

Scriber Lake HS students continue ‘speaking the truth’ in latest book reading

In 2011, Scriber Lake High School English teacher Marjie Bowker asked her students if they wanted to share what they were writing. “What’s your story?” she asked. One student stood up and read, followed by another student and then another. The storytelling sparked the publication of the first book We Are Absolutely Not Okay in…