Artfully Edmonds: Summer fun for arts and events lovers

This week’s Artfully Edmonds’ theme is “summer fun” – whether it’s experiencing the joys of children’s theatre, the happiness derived from being among those gathered outdoors in Edmonds’ plazas and parks for music, participating in a seashore sand sculpting contest, or the thrill of learning something new – like ballroom dancing. As is our tradition…

Artfully Edmonds: Arts venues benefit from generosity as show calendars heat up

Many Thanks is our theme for this week’s column as “GiveBig 2016” concludes for our arts affiliates. “GiveBig” campaigns across the nation raise money for non-profits and in the Puget Sound area are supported by GiveBig.Seattle Foundation. We’re leading Artfully Edmonds with one of Edmonds’ mainstay arts organizations whose business patrons give big – the…

Artfully Edmonds: Boisterous Driftwood Players and ‘Creative Age’ take the lead

Audience participation is the name of the game in the Driftwood Players production, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” which opens this week after enthusiastic fanfare from local producers and the theatre community at large. Yes, what caught the attention of Artfully Edmonds in the historic company’s promotion for “Spelling Bee” was the enticement…

Artfully Edmonds: Dancing into Firdale, plus a lineup to look forward to

This week, Artfully Edmonds visited with just-back-in-town dancer Jacqueline Hyde, who returns to Edmonds’ Firdale neighborhood with a fresh take on dance studio styling. Readers may remember Jacqueline from the Firdale Village ballroom dance business she and a partner ran until 2007, at which point they went their separate ways. Her new dance studio, just…