2022 Edmonds Art Festival

The Edmonds Arts Festival has grown from a small community art fair to one of the most prestigious in the Pacific Northwest, attracting artists from across the nation and Canada. The Festival provides a unique opportunity for patrons to meet artists and purchase their work in a beautiful outdoor setting overlooking Puget Sound. The Festival…

Summer Performance presented by Olympic Ballet Theatre

The “Summer Performance,” is a mixed program celebrating the diversity of ballet. The performance features shorter pieces and classical ballet excerpts, seeking to showcase classical ballet by famed choreographers of the past and neoclassical and contemporary ballet by choreographers of today in bite-sized portions that can be enjoyed by ballet newcomers and veterans alike. The…

Debuts presented by Olympic Ballet Theatre

An exciting addition to Olympic Ballet Theatre’s performance season, “Debuts” presents new works by talented contemporary choreographers. • “Til the Siren Drags You Under” by Norbert De La Cruz III • “Borderland” by Price Suddarth • A world premiere by Emily Schoen Branch EDMONDS CENTER FOR THE ARTS February 12, 2022: 7 p.m. February 13,…

Debuts presented by Olympic Ballet Theatre

An exciting addition to Olympic Ballet Theatre’s performance season, “Debuts” presents new works by talented contemporary choreographers. • “Til the Siren Drags You Under” by Norbert De La Cruz III • “Borderland” by Price Suddarth • A world premiere by Emily Schoen Branch EDMONDS CENTER FOR THE ARTS February 12, 2022: 7 p.m. February 13,…

Review: ‘Dracula’ adds chilling drama to Edmonds’ Halloween landscape

In Edmonds Driftwood Players production of Dracula, director Paul Fleming takes the audience on a journey of craven madness that is breathtaking in its realism. In his notes, Fleming states, “As a metaphorical concept, the vampire can reflect our society’s concepts of sexuality, power, contemporary concerns, alienation, physical and emotional illness and ever foundation of…

Edmonds theatre ‘takes off the gloves’ in Season opener

It’s Opening Weekend for The Phoenix Theatre‘s 11th season and the cast of 2013 Tony winner Vanya and Sonia and Masha & Spike is revealing their talent — no, really! “Reveal” is the operative word here! Tongues are wagging on this one as the hilariously edgy theatre troupe stages this Christopher Durang production, directed by the…

Artfully Edmonds: ‘Dracula’ by Driftwood Players sets up season of suspense

Artfully Edmonds finds the news that Edmonds Driftwood Players is producing Steven Dietz’ Dracula absolutely exhilarating after traveling through the region once known as Transylvania five years ago. Living in a town that celebrates fall and Halloween to the extent that Edmonds does, readers might easily guess what will eclipse our arts and events news…

Edmonds Diversity Commission announces its Diversity Film Series

Edmonds’ Diversity Commission this week announced the launch of its Diversity Film Series. The first showing in the series will preview at noon on Saturday, Oct. 21 at the Edmonds Theater, 415 Main St. The series will feature free screenings of poignant, insightful and topical films on themes related to diversity, inclusion and equity at…

Artfully Edmonds: Just-days-away autumn in Edmonds foretells arts events that sizzle

Thursday evening’s Art Walk Edmonds will allow art gallery enthusiasts an opportunity to experience that soft chill in the air that foretells so many exciting autumn traditions and art events that Edmonds residents look forward to. Over the coming months there will be galas, the recognition of one more year being added to the legacies…

Local art gallery announces ‘Beauty of the Northwest’ winners

On Saturday, Sept. 9, Gallery North (401 Main St.) held an Artists’ Reception and awards ceremony for its 8th annual juried invitational Beauty of the Northwest Exhibit. The 2017 show is comprised of 63 pieces of original artwork created by 45 Northwest artists. Gallery North offers artworks by many high-caliber professional artists from the Edmonds…

Popular Edmonds playhouse invites theatre-lovers to a wine and rehearsal party

The Phoenix Theatre, located at 9673 Firdale Ave. in Edmonds’ Firdale Village, invites the Edmonds community to a “Wine and Rehearsal” party with the director and cast of its upcoming production. This popular feature of the playhouse that specializes in “comedy without all the drama” will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. The…

Artfully Edmonds: Driftwood’s 59th Season opens with an intriguing gender twister

  A most provocative start to season 59 awaits patrons of Edmonds Driftwood Players as director Paul Fouhy does a switch-a-roo on traditional casting of the troupe’s opening production, Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery. (Fouhy also directed Driftwood productions Proposal by Neil Simon as well as the Festival of Shorts play, Good Ole Mom &…