Harmonica virtuoso Lee Oskar will play the Historic Everett Theater on Feb. 18. (Michael Weintrob)

Blues show in Everett to benefit musicians’ relief fund

Sugaray Rayford and Lee Oskar will perform at the event Sunday at the Historic Everett Theatre.

Harmonica virtuoso Lee Oskar will play the Historic Everett Theater on Feb. 18. (Michael Weintrob)

Concerts and musical performances around Snohomish County and nearby

Seattle Symphony: Goodnight Moon is at 10:30 a.m. and Lisa Fischer: Just A Kiss Away is 8 p.m. Feb. 16 at Benaroya Hall, 200 University… Continue reading

Edmonds theater stresses social justice aspect of ‘Mockingbird’

The story of racism in the Depression-era Deep South remains all too relevant today.

Everett Film Festival marks 21 years with diverse marquee

Laugh, cry, eat, drink and have fun at the 10-movie marathon at Everett Performing Arts Center.

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                                Woodland Park Zoo is throwing a 50th birthday party for orangutan Chinta, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 17.

Family Fun events in Snohomish County and beyond

Schack Art Center: Teen Night is Feb. 15 at the center, 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050. Teen Nights are free monthly event where teens learn… Continue reading

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                                Woodland Park Zoo is throwing a 50th birthday party for orangutan Chinta, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 17.

Hear music by jazz greats Brubeck and Desmond in Edmonds

Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra plays music by concert greats at Edmonds Center for the Arts.

Mongolian beef is served with rice and salad for $8.95 at Umami Asian Cuisine in Mukilteo. (Andrea Brown/The Herald)

Mukilteo’s Umami Asian Cuisine dishes out savory delights

Suburban eatery has authentic fare, hot soups, cold drinks — and warm and friendly service.

Mongolian beef is served with rice and salad for $8.95 at Umami Asian Cuisine in Mukilteo. (Andrea Brown/The Herald)

Special film showings around Snohomish County

Everett Film Festival: The 12th annual festival is Feb. 16-17 at the Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave. Features two days of 10 movies… Continue reading

Theater, dance and comedy events around the region

THEATER Phoenix Theatre: The comedy theater is at 9673 Firdale Ave., Edmonds. Call 206-533-2000 or go to www.tptedmonds.org. “More Fun Than Bowling” runs through Feb.… Continue reading

Tickets on sale in Snohomish County and beyond

ANGEL OF THE WINDS ARENA WWE Live Road to WrestleMania: Feb. 24, from $23. Pro Aerial League drone racing: March 17, from $35. Tickets at… Continue reading

What your young child should read this year

Some of the ALA Youth Media Award winners worth checking out at Everett Public Library.

Where to hear live music in Snohomish County

The Anchor Pub: 1001 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-374-2580. Northwest Jazz Collective, Wednesdays. Open mic Thursdays. Sunday Jazz & Jam with Inside Out. Sam Russell with… Continue reading

TV ratings for the Winter Olympic Games are down

But they’re still ahead of NBC’s projections.

  • Feb 14, 2018

Lena Dunham pens essay about undergoing hysterectomy at 31

She has had nine surgeries to cope with it since her diagnosis 10 years ago.

  • Feb 14, 2018

Modern Korean recipes for your Winter Olympics watch party

The book “Everyday Korean” offers bold and fresh takes on classic Korean-American fare.

  • Feb 14, 2018

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with this sizzling garlic steak

To make this quick meal even faster, buy beef cut for stir-frying at the market.

  • Feb 14, 2018

Chocolate-coffee ice cream and cake squares a perfect pairing

This recipe for “ice cubes” makes easy-to-serve frozen cake-and-ice-cream squares.

  • Feb 14, 2018

When Ellie Krieger makes a chocolate treat, she crushes it

These no-bake goodies are made with shredded wheat cereal to give them a cookielike crunch.

Comedian Marty Allen dies in Las Vegas at 95

He first found fame as half of the duo Allen Rossi with partner Steve Rossi.

  • Feb 13, 2018
Susan Wise Bauer speaks about her new book “Rethinking School: How to Take Charge of Your Child’s Education” to parents, staff and kids during a talk at Edmonds Heights K-12. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Susan Wise Bauer shares what parents can learn from history

The education advocate wrote the definitive book on homeschooling from the classical perspective.

Susan Wise Bauer speaks about her new book “Rethinking School: How to Take Charge of Your Child’s Education” to parents, staff and kids during a talk at Edmonds Heights K-12. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)