Evan Thompson

Jane Lynch’s show puts a swingin’ fresh spin on Christmas

Catch “A Swingin’ Little Christmas” Saturday at the Edmonds Center for the Arts.

 

A jam-packed weekend of blues in Arlington, Snohomish

Legend of the Blues IV will feature Coco Montoya, while the Snohomish Blues Invasion returns Sunday.

 

New MOHAI exhibit looks at how World War I changed America

“WWI America” at the Museum of History and Industry marks the 100th anniversary of the war’s end.

 

Help make the holidays jolly with the Marysville Food Bank

1. Support your neighbors. The holidays bring joy to many, but hardship to others. You can help by donating to the Marysville Community Food Bank… Continue reading

Music-and-beer jam sessions become a full-fledged rock band

Erik von Gohren and Doug Baer used to talk about Baer’s Iraq War service. Now they’ve formed a band.

Tasty pho and much more at new Vietnamese restaurant in Everett

Basil on Everett Mall Way is run by the son of longtime Vietnamese-American restaurateurs.

From pest to pet to icon: Our evolving relationship with orcas

A historian whose father was involved with orca roundups in the 1970s will speak in Marysville.

Your kids will thank you later for giving them household chores

1. Spooky stories. Who doesn’t enjoy a ghost story this time of year? Ghosts of Snohomish Tours returns Oct. 20 and 27. The family-friendly storytelling… Continue reading

Thai ice cream treat finds home at new shop in Mukilteo

Sugar Cane specializes in super-cold, super-yummy ice cream logs.

Recital to feature music by composer who struggled like Job

It’s a local premiere of a work by Petr Eben, who suffered under Nazi and communist rule.

Liverpool Legends recreates the Beatles with attention to detail

The band, managed by George Harrison’s sister, portrays the Fab Four from moptops to Abbey Road.

Local favorite Karl Blau to perform Waylon Jennings’ tribute

The Anacortes singer-songwriter is joined by honky-tonk duo The Easy Leaves in a Marysville show.

Eric Lancaster of Everett is participating in National Novel Writing Month in November. Lancaster spends much of his writing time at the Everett Public Library, which is also hosting the local chapter event. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Write a book in 30 days: Writers prepare for novel challenge

National Novel Writing Month dares you to write a 50,000-word book in just a month.

Eric Lancaster of Everett is participating in National Novel Writing Month in November. Lancaster spends much of his writing time at the Everett Public Library, which is also hosting the local chapter event. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

The season of giving: donate socks, toys for good causes

Also, paint your personal masterpiece at Schack Art Center.

Acoustic roots rock duo favorite returns to Snohomish venue

Gypsy Soul loves playing in the intimate setting of Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater.

BodyVox, a dance company from Portland, Oregon, puts a fun spin on Halloween and classic horror tropes in “BloodyVox: Deadline October” coming Oct. 27 to the Edmonds Center for the Arts. The opening act, “Victorian Secrets,” is a family friendly twist on the 1973 horror film “The Exorcist.” (Jingzi Zhao)

Halloween, horror genre reimagined in ‘BloodyVox’

The spooky dance theater experience stages Oct. 27 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts.

BodyVox, a dance company from Portland, Oregon, puts a fun spin on Halloween and classic horror tropes in “BloodyVox: Deadline October” coming Oct. 27 to the Edmonds Center for the Arts. The opening act, “Victorian Secrets,” is a family friendly twist on the 1973 horror film “The Exorcist.” (Jingzi Zhao)

Seattle Home Show to feature more than 20 local exhibitors

A Marysville shop’s backyard “she cave” will be in the spotlight this weekend.

Kaki King’s guitar takes center stage in multimedia show

The renowned guitarist will perform “The Neck Is a Bridge to the Body” on Oct. 18 in Edmonds.

The power of words: Poetry helped her through tough time

Young poets find an outlet for their thoughts and feelings at local cafes and bookstores.