Beer and cupcakes: Snohomish brewer, baker form unlikely duo

Pacific Northwest Cupcakes uses SnoTown’s brews to make beer-infused sweet treats.

 

British Film Institute strips Harvey Weinstein of highest honor

He was awarded a BFI Fellowship in 2002 for his contribution to British cinema.

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2-story ‘Star Wars’ replica in yard for Halloween is big hit

The cockpit of the AT-AT walker is outfitted with lights that glow red at night.

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Weak political elements take punch out of ‘Geostorm’

Director and c0-writer take a passable action film and bury it under a tsunami of political muck.

Marysville theater stages Noel Coward’s timeless ‘Blithe Spirit’

The cast and crew at the Red Curtain Arts Center do a fine job with the 1940s British play.

Stringed instruments get workout at Cascade Symphony concert

Tchaikovsky’s “Serenade for Strings” is the orchestra’s first concert of the season.

Art galleries and exhibits

Museums/events Cascadia Art Museum: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. On third Thursdays, the museum is open until 8 p.m. and is free… Continue reading

Concerts and musical performances around Snohomish County and nearby

Seattle Jazz Singers: Frank DeMiero’s group performs at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19 in the Edmonds Plaza Room above the Edmonds Library, 650 Main St. Live… Continue reading

‘Breathe’ ignores all the inspirational movie cliches

It tells the story of a polio patient and his wife who helped change attitudes about the disabled.

‘Only the Brave’ is gripping story of firefighting heroes

The movie successfully blends stunning visuals with a deeply moving story of sacrifice and service.

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Animating Van Gogh paintings proves to be trippy yet flawed

“Loving Vincent” relates the circumstances of the great painter’s death.

Community dance events in Snohomish County

Carl Gipson Senior Center: 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. Dance to live music from 1 to 3 p.m. the second and fourth Saturdays of the month,… Continue reading

Confusing, muddled thriller confounds talented director, cast

“The Snowman,” based on a Scandinavian crime novel, suffers from catastrophic storytelling problems.

Husband spread pregnancy news early, now refuses to spread news of miscarriage

Adapted from a recent online discussion. Dear Carolyn: Sadly, I lost a wanted pregnancy at about 8 weeks. Against my wishes, my husband had already… Continue reading

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New Edmonds bakery showcases owner’s mastery of pastry

Desserts are the highlight at Ganache Patisserie and Cafe on Main Street near the theater.

Quirky ‘One Out of Two’ finds strength together

Daniel Sada’s tale of identical twins growing up in a small town is unrealistic, deeply satisfying.

Regional arts and entertainment tickets for sale

XFINITY ARENA Disney on Ice, “Follow your Heart”: Nov. 9-12. Amy Grant & Michael W. Smith: Nov. 18. Harlem Globetrotters: Dec. 28. Tickets at xfinityarenaeverett.com… Continue reading

Ring is the tip of the iceberg in divorce battle

Q: My wife is trying to get me to pay for all the divorce costs. We were married for two years. The wedding ring from… Continue reading

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Special film showings around Snohomish County

Reel World Cinema: Free Movie Fridays twice monthly in the Calvin Lounge at First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. Potluck at 6 p.m. Movie… Continue reading

Theater, dance and opera around the region

Theater Edmonds Driftwood Players: Wade James Theatre, 950 Main St., Edmonds; www.edmondsdriftwoodplayers.org or 425-774-9600. Season tickets are still available. “Dracula!” by Seattle playwright Stephen Dietz… Continue reading