AC/DC founding member Malcolm Young dead at 64

The older brother of bandmate Angus Young was the group’s key writer and leader.

  • Nov 18, 2017

 

Around Thanksgiving, gardeners give thanks for the garden

What are they most thankful for? The pleasure they receive from spending time in their yards.

 

Garden clubs in Snohomish, Island counties

Alderwood Garden Club: Cedar Valley Grange Hall, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood;…

 

Great Plant Pick: Thuja occidentalis ‘Degroot’s Spire’

What: An exceptional selection of the eastern arborvitae, Thuja occidentalis “Degroot’s Spire” is very popular because of its narrow, columnar form with dense green foliage… Continue reading

Home and Garden calendar for Snohomish County and beyond

Printing workshop: with artist and naturalist April Richardson, 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 19, Edmonds Wildlife Habitat and Demonstration Garden, 95 Pine St., Edmonds. Leaves… Continue reading

Now is the perfect time to design the garden of your dreams

Find inspiration in gardening magazines, on the internet, in your neighborhood and at nurseries.

This famous chair from the 1950s has a retractable footrest

Vladimir Kagan designed chairs with sloping backs, arms and footrests that were partially hidden.

Today in History: Nov. 17

Today is Friday, Nov. 17, the 321st day of 2017. There are 44 days left in the year. Today’s highlight: On Nov. 17, 1917, French… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2017
Co-owner Jason Parzyk carries two growlers to fill as he serves up beer at Lake Stevens Brewing Co. The first brewery in the city is celebrating one-year anniversary this weekend. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Beer of the Week: Lake Stevens Brewing Co.’s Sour Imperial

The beer has a depth and a complex flavor profile that goes beyond just another barrel-aged stout.

Co-owner Jason Parzyk carries two growlers to fill as he serves up beer at Lake Stevens Brewing Co. The first brewery in the city is celebrating one-year anniversary this weekend. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

‘Veep’ production postponed during Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ treatment

The 56-year-old star has been documenting her breast cancer fight on social media.

  • Nov 16, 2017
The Rucker Hill house is featured in the Twin Peaks series in Everett. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Living happily ever after in the ‘Twin Peaks’ house

Everett homeowners snagged a role in the recent reboot of the 1990s cult classic show.

The Rucker Hill house is featured in the Twin Peaks series in Everett. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Famed London theater receives 20 allegations against Spacey

The alleged victims are young men, none under 18 years old. He led the Old Vic Theatre from 2004-15.

  • Nov 16, 2017

‘The Hate U Give’ shows the burden of being black in America

Angie Thomas’ story of a teen girl covers the challenging experience of African Americans.

‘Three Billboards’ rooted in Frances McDormand’s rigid role

The actress of “Fargo” fame gives an Oscar-worthy performance in this black comedy on human nature.

A merry Christmas concert with Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith

The Christian music stars will perform at Xfinity Arena with Jordan Smith of “The Voice” on Nov. 18.

“Kula Morning Glories” by Suzanne deCillia is one of the new paintings displayed through Jan. 5 at The Sisters in Everett.

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

“Kula Morning Glories” by Suzanne deCillia is one of the new paintings displayed through Jan. 5 at The Sisters in Everett.

Concerts and musical performances around Snohomish County and nearby

Margaret Wilder Band: Enjoy blues, funk and soul at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 16, Marysville Opera House, 1225 Third St. $5 at the door. Refreshments available… Continue reading

DC superheroes get breathtakingly bad showcase in ‘Justice League’

The dialogue is painful, the special effects shoddy and the storyline incoherent.

  • Nov 16, 2017

Heartfelt ‘Wonder’ serves audience a fresh dose of kindness

The story of a boy with a facial deformity entering school for the first time avoids pathos.

  • Nov 16, 2017

Legendary bluesman Curtis Salgado to play Arlington show

The Northwest blues-soul-funk-R&B living legend performs with Ben Hunter and Joe Seamons Nov. 18.