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Culture (general)

Monroe’s annual Fair Days Parade begins at 11 a.m.

MONROE — The annual Fair Days Parade is set to roll through downtown at 11 a.m. Saturday. It has been a Monroe tradition since 1937.

Date: 08/29/2015 | Local News

Where to see art in Snohomish County

Snohomish County

Date: 08/28/2015 | Entertainment

Leave the selfie sticks at home, say Evergreen State Fair officials

MONROE — Picture the fun, just not yourself.That's the message from officials at the Evergreen State Fair, which opens at 10 a.m. on Thursday and continues through Labor Day. This year's fair theme is...

Date: 08/27/2015 | Local News

Your guide to fair fun

The Evergreen State Fair in Monroe opens today

Date: 08/27/2015 | Local News

Evergreen State Fair to make changes to compete with Puyallup

MONROE — The Evergreen State Fair is ramping up this year to face competition in 2016.The fair, which opens Thursday in Monroe, has long been held during the 12 days leading up to Labor Day. But beginning next year, the

Date: 08/27/2015 | Local News

Visual Arts Calendar

Snohomish CountyFresh Paint: The Festival of Artists at Work is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 15 and 16 at the Port of Everett Marina. The festival encourages visitors to engage with artists and the creative process as they stroll...

Date: 08/07/2015 | Entertainment

Family Fun calendar

EventsNorthwest Classic Sheepdog Trials: Through Aug. 9, at Ninety Farms, 22912 67th Ave. NE , Arlington, off Highway 9 just north of Highway 530. Border collie and handler teams from across the nation showcase traditional herding skills and...

Date: 08/07/2015 | Entertainment

galleries and exhibits

Snohomish County

Date: 07/31/2015 | Entertainment

Find fresh art Saturday at festivals in Mukilteo and Index

The eighth annual Mukilteo Art Festival and the 12th annual Index Arts Festival are both on Aug. 1, drawing art lovers to the water and the mountains.

Date: 07/31/2015 | Entertainment

Paul Allen lures tech billionaires to Seattle Art Fair

Billionaire Paul Allen wants to bring Venice and Miami art world prestige to Seattle — along with deep-pocketed technology entrepreneurs.

Date: 07/29/2015 | Entertainment

Galleries and exhibits

Snohomish County

Date: 07/24/2015 | Entertainment

galleries and exhibits

Snohomish County

Date: 07/17/2015 | Entertainment

Baby grand masterpiece

Kimberly Williams is painting a piano for Everett's Street Tunes

Date: 07/14/2015 | Whats Up With That?

For ‘Mockingbird’ fans, the wait is almost over

It's the biggest literary surprise of the 21st century: On July 14, 55 years after the publication of "To Kill a Mockingbird," the reclusive 89-year-old Harper Lee will publish her second book."Go Set a Watchman" is not actually a new book — it...

Date: 07/12/2015 | Entertainment

Galleries and exhibits

Snohomish CountyStanwood Art by the Bay: The festival, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 11 and 12, includes more than 100 juried artists and craftspeople from around the Northwest, plants and garden art, gourmet food. Free admission,...

Date: 07/10/2015 | Entertainment

Family Fun Calendar

EVENTSJetty Island Days: Ferries from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 7 at 10th Street and W. Marine View Dr., Everett. Cost is $3 for...

Date: 07/10/2015 | Entertainment

Shindig celebrates Sultan’s logging history

The Shindig is going down here this weekend.

Date: 07/08/2015 | Local News

Find a balance for tourism and where we tour

ROME, Italy — On a recent June day, about 24,999 other tourists and I squeezed into the Vatican's Sistine Chapel. Seeing the Vatican and its museums is one of the most visually magnificent experiences on Earth. Clearly, the word has gotten out.The chapel's ceiling...

Date: 07/05/2015 | Opinion Columnists

The masks we wear

Seattle Art Museum exhibit explores race and identity

Date: 07/04/2015 | Life

Edmonds fest celebrates artists of all ages

While the 58th annual arts festival is on during this Father's Day weekend, Edmonds will feel even more like California's famous artist enclave, Carmel-by-the-Sea.Especially if it's an "Edmonds kind of day," the blue sky and Puget Sound will provide a backdrop to...

Date: 06/18/2015 | Entertainment

Challenging final concert for Pacifica Chamber Orchestra

EVERETT — The final concert of Pacifica Chamber Orchestra's season is technically and intellectually challenging, said director Fred Chu.However, it is passionate, witty and colorful as well, Chu said.The concert begins at 3 p.m. Sunday at First...

Date: 06/05/2015 | Entertainment

Family fun calendar

EventsPlant with the Cascade Cactus & Succulent Society: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 6, Imagine Children's Museum, 1502 Wall St., Everett. For more, call 425-258-1006 or visit

Date: 06/05/2015 | Entertainment

Culture and cosplay

Japanese Anime Arts Festival comes to EvCC

Date: 05/31/2015 | Local News

Family fun calendar

Pancake Art: 10 a.m. to noon May 30, Jennings Memorial Park, Marysville. Transform everyday pancakes into pieces of art your family will be amazed to view or eat in this workshop by Brek Nebel. Nebel's pancakes have been featured in the Huffington Post, The Chew and on...

Date: 05/29/2015 | Entertainment

EvCC Japanese Club hosts anime fest this weekend

It can be easier to learn about foreign cultures by studying their pop culture. French wine, Russian gymnasts and English television are all access points to finding out more about what goes on across the proverbial pond.That's the idea behind this weekend's Japanese Anime...

Date: 05/29/2015 | Entertainment

Libraries' DVDs in demand

Sno-Isle sees rentals climb as video stores fade

Date: 05/27/2015 | Local News

What to see and hear

Plan a trip to Folklife, Seattle's celebration of song and culture

Date: 05/22/2015 | Entertainment

Family fun calendar

Events"Sesame Street Live: Let's Dance!": May 22, 23 and 24, Xfinity Arena, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett. Up-close interactive experience. Get up and dance with Sesame Street characters on the floor. Tickets are $17 to $64. Opening...

Date: 05/22/2015 | Entertainment

Tickets on sale to upcoming events in Everett and beyond

XFINITY ARENASesame Street Live "Let's Dance!": May 22 to May 24, $15 to $62Celtic Woman: 7 p.m. June 3, $45 to $99Hot House Party 2: 7 p.m. June 18, $30...

Date: 05/22/2015 | Entertainment

Red Curtain Arts Center seeks donations to stay at current location

MARYSVILLE — Red Curtain Arts Center has been living month-to-month at its current location on Grove Street.In January, the Red Curtain Foundation mounted an online fundraising campaign in response to the news that the lease on the property at 1410 Grove St.

Date: 05/15/2015 | Entertainment

Tickets on sale to upcoming events in Everett and beyond

XFINITY ARENAProfessional Roughstock Rodeo: 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. May 16, $10 to $37Sesame Street Live "Let's Dance!": May 22 to May 24, $15 to $62

Date: 05/01/2015 | Entertainment

Tickets on sale to upcoming events in Everett and beyond

XFINITY ARENAProfessional Roughstock Rodeo: 7:30 p.m. May 16, $10 to $37Sesame Street Live “Let’s Dance!”: May 22 to May 24, $15 to $62

Date: 04/17/2015 | Entertainment

A ballet classic

See PNB's performance of the emotional "Swan Lake"

Date: 04/15/2015 | Entertainment

Visual arts calendar

EventsStanwood-Port Susan Spring Fest: Games, competitions and lessons for all ages, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 11 at Viking Village on the corner of Highway 532 and 88th Avenue NE. Boat-building at a Center for Wooden Boats booth.

Date: 04/10/2015 | Entertainment

Behold 'Indigenous Beauty'

See rare Native American art at SAM

Date: 04/02/2015 | Entertainment

Family fun calendar

EVENTSFlashlight Egg Hunt: Mill Creek Parks & Recreation and community event for grades 6 to 12, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. March 27, Heatherwood Middle School gym, 1419 Trillium Blvd., Mill Creek. Lots of hidden prizes in the eggs and tons of candy. Participants...

Date: 03/27/2015 | Entertainment

‘Breakfast Club’ at 30: Don’t you forget about them

When you grow up, your heart dies.I know this because Ally Sheedy told me so. She said we all become our parents, there is no avoiding it. Also, if I ever do decide to run away from home, I don’t have to live on the streets; I could go to Afghanistan.

Date: 03/22/2015 | Entertainment

Tickets on sale to upcoming events in Everett and beyond

XFINITY ARENASesame Street Live "Let's Dance!": May 22 to May 24Celtic Woman: 7 p.m., June 3; $45 to $99Disney on Ice: "Frozen": Nov. 18 to...

Date: 03/13/2015 | Entertainment

Tickets on sale to upcoming events in Everett and beyond

XFINITY ARENAEverett Home & Garden Show: March 6 to 8Sesame Street Live "Let's Dance!": May 22 to May 24Celtic Woman: 7 p.m., June 3; $45 to $99

Date: 03/06/2015 | Entertainment

Tickets on sale to upcoming events in Everett and beyond

XFINITY ARENAEverett Home & Garden Show: March 6 to 8Sesame Street Live "Let's Dance!": May 22 to May 24Celtic Woman: 7 p.m., June 3; $45 to $99

Date: 02/27/2015 | Entertainment

Tickets on sale to upcoming events in Everett and beyond

XFINITY ARENASparta Combat League presents AVM WA: 7 p.m., Feb. 21, $18 to $83Everett Home & Garden Show: March 6 to 8Sesame Street Live Let's Dance!: May 22 to...

Date: 02/20/2015 | Entertainment

Showcase for students

Schack center exhibit celebrates young artists' work

Date: 02/13/2015 | Entertainment

‘Trocks’ bring their dancing comedy show to Edmonds

EDMONDS — The men in tights are coming to Edmonds.The all-male comedy dance troupe Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo takes to the stage at Edmonds Center for the Arts for one night only Feb. 19, proving that men can dance en pointe without falling on their...

Date: 02/13/2015 | Entertainment

Tickets on sale to upcoming events in Everett and beyond

XFINITY ARENAR. Kelly: 7 p.m., Feb. 7, $55 to $200Harlem Globetrotters: 2 p.m., Feb. 16, $20 to $120Sparta Combat League presents AVM WA: 7 p.m., Feb. 21, $18 to...

Date: 02/06/2015 | Entertainment

Everett Philharmonic plays ‘Magnificent Mozart!’

EVERETT — The Everett Philharmonic Orchestra, under the direction of Paul-Elliott Cobbs, will play a matinee of Mozart on Sunday.

Date: 02/06/2015 | Entertainment

Please touch

Hands-on exhibit explores the tactile nature of art

Date: 02/06/2015 | Entertainment

High note for jazz band

Everett High ensemble 1 of 12 invited to Georgia competition

Date: 01/30/2015 | Entertainment

Tickets on sale to upcoming events in Everett and beyond

XFINITY ARENAX-treme International Ice Racing: 7:30 p.m., Jan 24, $8 to $30"Jekyll & Hyde": 7 p.m., Jan. 25, $35 to $60R. Kelly: 7 p.m., Feb. 7, $55...

Date: 01/23/2015 | Entertainment

Family calendar

EVENTSMom, Me & Monet: Painting class 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 24, perfect for moms, grandmothers, dads and doting aunties and their favorite youngster, Red Curtain Foundation for the Arts, 1410 Grove St., Marysville. Work together to...

Date: 01/23/2015 | Entertainment

Inspired and busy

Camano Island painter Jack Gunter to open new exhibit

Date: 01/21/2015 | Entertainment

Driftwood stages tale of friendship

EDMONDS — It plays just one weekend.“Lark Eden” is a new play that chronicles the friendship of three Southern women over the course of 75 years.

Date: 01/16/2015 | Entertainment

Tickets on sale

XFINITY ARENADisney Junior Live on Tour: Pirate & Princess Adventure: Jan 18, $20 to $65X-treme International Ice Racing: 7:30 p.m., Jan 24, $8 to $30

Date: 01/16/2015 | Entertainment

'Anything Goes'

Schack exhibit showcases local clay artists' work

Date: 01/09/2015 | Entertainment

'Mary Poppins' delights

Village Theatre production blends books and movie

Date: 01/07/2015 | Entertainment

Local venues invite you to ring in the new year

Happy New Year!Here are a few suggestions for celebrations to attend.New Year's Eve Bash with Harmonious Funk, 8 p.m. to midnight, Dec. 31 at Tulalip Resort Casino Canoes Cabaret, Quil Ceda Blvd., Tulalip. Call 360-716-6000;

Date: 12/26/2014 | Entertainment

On Dasher, on Donner ... on your car?

Sure, Rudolph antlers are cute to wear on your head for silly photos or to top off an ugly Christmas sweater.But what in blue blazes possesses people to turn their car into a 2-ton reindeer? You've seen them tooling down the road. Cars with antlers shooting...

Date: 12/16/2014 | Whats Up With That?

Family Fun Calendar

EVENTSA Christmas Spectacular: 7 p.m. Dec. 12 and 13, Everett Civic Auditorium, 2415 Colby Ave. Tickets: Donation of $15 plus 5 non-perishable food items. Doors open at 6 p.m. Sponsored by the Dorothy Jayne Foundation and Studio. Benefits...

Date: 12/12/2014 | Entertainment

Cascade Symphony, Sno-King Chorale to perform Christmas concerts

EDMONDS — Cascade Symphony Orchestra and the Sno-King Chorale are cornerstones of the performing arts community in south Snohomish County.The groups perform back-to-back Christmas concerts at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds.

Date: 12/12/2014 | Entertainment

Geoffrey Castle's Celtic Christmas comes to Everett

He lives in Kirkland, but the wizard six-string electric violinist Geoffrey Castle is at home in Snohomish County.In the aftermath of the March 22 mudslide near Oso, Castle stepped up to play a free concert for the people of Darrington and then offered his talents for...

Date: 12/12/2014 | Entertainment

Where to see 'Nutcracker'

Olympic Ballet comes to town, plus other local performances

Date: 12/11/2014 | Entertainment

Everett Chorale to perform Rutter’s ‘Gloria’ this weekend

EVERETT — John Rutter's 40-year-old "Gloria" is one of the finest modern choral cantatas sung at Christmas.The Everett Chorale, under the direction of Lee Mathews, offers its production of the famous work, with help from the

Date: 12/04/2014 | Entertainment

Tickets on sale to upcoming events in Everett and beyond

XFINITY ARENADisney Junior Live on Tour: Pirate & Princess Adventure: Jan 18; $20 to $65X-treme International Ice Racing: 7:30 p.m., Jan 24; $8 to $30"Jekyll &...

Date: 11/28/2014 | Entertainment

Upcoming events great for kids

EVENTS"Read & Sing With Your Grandkids": Grandparents can brush up on their nursery rhymes, songs, favorite picture books with singer-songwriter-grandmother Nancy Stewart at five libraries. Her "Sing With Our Kids...

Date: 11/21/2014 | Entertainment

Watercolor treasures

Signature artists featured in Schack's Holiday Show

Date: 11/21/2014 | Entertainment

Celebrating Everett’s arts legacy

While Everett can always take pride in its history as a city of mill workers, fishermen and machinists, it has also long been a city of artists, writers and musicians, a legacy that is celebrated each year with the Mayor's Arts Awards and the Richard Wendt Award of Excellence.

Date: 11/21/2014 | Editorials

Everett honors artists who’ve made a difference

The Everett Cultural Arts Commission's 2014 recipients of the Mayor's Arts Awards and the Richard Wendt Award of Excellence will be honored Wednesday.Mayor Ray Stephanson plans to distribute the awards during a free, public celebration Nov. 19 at the Hansen Conference...

Date: 11/14/2014 | Entertainment

Live NPR event ‘Water +/-’ scheduled for Seattle stop on Thursday

WASHINGTON — NPR is combining its news coverage with theater for a new series of live events across the country.

Date: 11/13/2014 | Home and Garden

'Dear Paw en Maw ...'

Performances explore war, one letter at a time

Date: 11/07/2014 | Entertainment

Tickets on sale

XFINITY ARENADisney on Ice-Let's Celebrate!: Nov. 20-23; $24 to $74Disney Junior Live on Tour-Pirate & Princess Adventure: Jan 18; $20 to $65Harlem Globetrotters:...

Date: 11/07/2014 | Entertainment

Original 'Oz'

Everett musical production sticks to the story's roots

Date: 11/06/2014 | Entertainment

Famous and local

Edmonds exhibit showcases artists from Puget Sound area

Date: 11/02/2014 | Life

Many faces

EdCC art show invites deep thoughts about stereotypes

Date: 10/24/2014 | Entertainment

Cascade opens season with ‘Symphonic Dances’

EDMONDS — Violinist Angela Fuller Heyde will perform the Dvorak violin concerto in A minor with the Cascade Symphony at the orchestra’s 53rd season debut on Oct. 20.

Date: 10/17/2014 | Entertainment

A fun romp, ‘Kinky Boots’ opens at 5th Avenue

SEATTLE — Guys in drag are nothing new in the entertainment world.The ancient Greek actors dressed as women; the first ballerinas were men.

Date: 10/10/2014 | Entertainment

Glass adventures

Artists' show at the Schack is about experimentation

Date: 10/03/2014 | Entertainment

Sultan’s all set to celebrate return of salmon to river

SULTAN — The city is set to celebrate the return of the salmon to the Sultan River on Saturday.

Date: 09/26/2014 | Local News

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