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Schack’s juried art show features 121 Northwest artists

The show’s two judges awarded Rick Holst with the grand prize for his U.S. map, a work titled “Avoca.”


‘The Gin Game’ showcases two longtime Seattle theater pros

The married duo of Kurt Beattie and Marianne Owen are superb in the Village Theatre production.


Everett Makers Market creator among Mayor’s Art Award winners

The awards honor art teachers, established/emerging artists, and the city’s many arts organizations.


Jubie’s Barbecue and Caribbean Delight lives up to its name

The new Everett eatery offers food from Trinidad and Tobago. The owner and chef is Caribbean.

San Fernando’s has the Peruvian chicken you’re looking for

The Lynnwood restaurant serves pollo a la brasa and other melting-pot dishes that Peru is known for.

Everett’s Chianti’s Ristorante Italiano is delizioso dining experience

EVERETT — It’s a rainy autumn night. Where to go for satisfying comfort food? We recently tried the new Chianti Ristorante Italiano on Hewitt Avenue… Continue reading

New Edmonds bakery showcases owner’s mastery of pastry

Desserts are the highlight at Ganache Patisserie and Cafe on Main Street near the theater.

Red Curtain’s ‘Body Awareness,’ a dark comedy, makes you think

The play touches on issues such as sexuality, infidelity, body image, nudity in art and censorship.

New Cascadia Art Museum exhibit showcases mid-century designs

The exhibition includes ceramics, furniture, clothing, sculpture and jewelry from 1948 to 1966.

New Schack show celebrates Artist of the Year honorees

The exhibit’s opening reception is 5 to 8 p.m. Jan. 18 during the third Thursday Everett Art Walk.

Holiday events and fun in Snohomish County and beyond for 2017

LIGHTS The Lights of Christmas: Open 5 to 10 p.m. Nov. 30-Dec. 3, 7-10, 14-17, 19-23, 26-30 at Warm Beach Camp, 20800 Marine Drive, Stanwood.… Continue reading

Taylor Johnston waters a philodendron at her home on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Three guidebooks to help the novice houseplant gardener

Indoor plants are popular again — and we’re not talking about your grandma’s African violets.

Taylor Johnston waters a philodendron at her home on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Concerts and musical performances around Snohomish County and nearby

Ahn Family Christmas Concert: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7, Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. By donation. Ted Vigil is John Denver: The tribute… Continue reading

Performing together is natural for Edmonds’ Gothard Sisters

The award-winning musicians travel the world playing their own brand of Celtic and roots music.

“Ornament” by Beth Francois is displayed at Citrine Health Gallery 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

“Ornament” by Beth Francois is displayed at Citrine Health Gallery in Everett.

Geoffrey Castle returns for 10th annual Celtic Christmas concert

The world-renowned electric six-string violinist is joined by other musicians, singers and dancers.

Where to hear live music in Snohomish County

The Anchor Pub: 1001 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-374-2580. Jazz Sundays. Northwest Jazz Collective, Wednesdays. Open mic Thursdays. Teach Me Equals, Dec. 8. Rafael Tranquilino and… Continue reading

Woody Allen’s talky drama ‘Wonder Wheel’ seems off-kilter

The movie is set in the 1950s at the Coney Island amusement park, which has a big wheel attraction.

Snohomish County book calendar

G. Roger Schoenhals 3 p.m. Dec. 9, University Book Store, Mill Creek An ordained minister, professor, pilot, outdoorsman and writer, Schoenhals shares an inspiring collection… Continue reading