Everett Philharmonic to perform its annual all-Mozart concert

“That Magnificent Mozart!” will be performed by a chamber-sized group Feb. 11 in Everett.

DE CAJóN Project, a Seattle-based musical performance group, will perform at Kidstock!, a free arts celebration for children and families at Edmonds Center for the Arts on Feb. 3.

Family Fun events in Snohomish County and beyond

“All About Bears”: 1 p.m. Feb. 17, Adopt A Stream Foundation’s Northwest Stream Center, 600 128th St. SE, Everett. Nick Jorg from “Animal Planet,” a… Continue reading

DE CAJóN Project, a Seattle-based musical performance group, will perform at Kidstock!, a free arts celebration for children and families at Edmonds Center for the Arts on Feb. 3.

Mukilteo youth committee to host a student art competition

The Mukilteo Youth Advisory Committee contest is open to Seattle-area students and has no entry fee.

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

Submarine sandwich shop piles it on the buns and satisfies the taste buds.

It’s not front-page news that journalists (and lots of office workers) eat at their desks. On any given day, you can hear slurps and crunches… Continue reading

Theater and dance 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

Where to hear live music in Snohomish County

Amici Bistro: 8004 Mukilteo Speedway, Mukilteo; 425-438-9544. Homestretch, Feb. 10. The Anchor Pub: 1001 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-374-2580. Northwest Jazz Collective, Wednesdays. Open mic Thursdays.… Continue reading

Does dating a former friend’s ex-husband violate a ‘girlfriend code’?

Dear Carolyn: About 20 years ago, my husband and I befriended this other couple. We were all recently married then. We saw each other’s kids… Continue reading

Granddaughter’s ‘girl crush’ floors grandma

Dear Grandparenting: My granddaughter blew my doors off on the phone the other day when she dropped a bombshell. “You’re already sitting down Grandma, so… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2018

Make these mini Valentine desserts for your sweetheart

Looking to bake a special dessert for your loved ones this holiday? Give these recipes a try.

Once you finally tackle a pomelo, you’ll be so glad you did

This grapefruitlike fruit salad offers a refreshing contrast to winter’s rich stews and roasts.

  • Feb 7, 2018

Powerful, empathetic, page-turning novels about hate’s impact

“Dear Martin,” “The Stars Beneath Our Feet,” and “Long Way Down” are worthwhile reading.

To escape the winter blues, try seeing red — pomegranate red

The visual appeal alone may explain why it’s one of the oldest cultivated fruits in the world.

Today in History: Feb. 7

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 7, the 38th day of 2018. There are 327 days left in the year. Today’s highlight: On Feb. 7, 1943, the… Continue reading

Distinct style of Korean pop to echo in Olympic spotlight

Perfectly symmetrical stars and meticulous choreography define K-pop for a country obsessed with image.

  • Feb 6, 2018

‘Today’ show’s Kotb says authenticity got it through crisis

The NBC News program weathered the storm better than expected after Matt Lauer’s firing.

  • Feb 6, 2018

A tribute that’s more than skin deep

Thomas Resch had his late mom’s heartbeat and last note to him tattooed on his chest.

Disney’s “Aladdin” gets British Panto spin on Whidbey Island

The Never Too Late Players put on their second ‘Panto’ production in Langley.

Feeling like a political prisoner at the in-laws’ house

Adapted from a recent online discussion. Hi Carolyn: My husband and I have planned a vacation in a few months that includes spending several days… Continue reading