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Red Curtain’s ‘Steel Magnolias’ shines with talented all-female cast

The Marysville theater’s production will make you forget the popular 1989 movie of the same name.

 

Brier native Nick Dumas is a member of the Special Consensus, a Grammy-nominated band that is headlining the Darrington Bluegrass Festival, set for July 19-21. (The Special Consensus)

The Darrington Bluegrass Festival takes a progressive twist

Several headliners at this year’s event take bluegrass beyond its traditional tunes.

 

Visions of the Palouse and prewar Seattle at the Cascadia

The shows feature WSU art instructor Andrew Hofmeister and Seattle pictorialist photographer Yukio Morinaga.

 

One of Village Theatre’s greatest hits returns to Everett

‘Million Dollar Quartet’ recreates a recording session featuring Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins.

Camano Island native praised but falls short in Tony bid

Caitlin Kinnunen, a Kidstage actress, was nominated for best actress in a musical but lost to the favorite.

Local theater helped propel Camano Island native to stardom

Caitlin Kinnunen, nominated for a Tony Award, began learning her art with Village Theatre’s KidStage.

Start Camano art tour at poster artist Jack Gunter’s studio

The Camano Island Studio Tour runs May 10-12 and May 18-19 on Camano and in the Stanwood area.

Village’s ‘Curious Incident’ features superb acting, stagecraft

A good example of progressive theater, the play should be required viewing for drama students.

Exhibit highlights artists’ love for Pacific Northwest trees

“Woodland Reverie: The Art of Helen Loggie” at Cascadia Art Museum is showing through June 30.

Janie Olsen’s paintings are reminiscent of children’s books

The Artist of the Year’s exhibition titled “Animal Kingdom” opens March 7 at the Schack Art Center.

Husband and wife reflect on Village Theatre’s ‘I Do! I Do!’

This couple agrees that the 1960s play about five decades of marriage remains relevant today.

Runaway musical hit with local ties is staged in Marysville

The lyricist and composer of “Angry Housewives” may come home to see the Red Curtain production.

Nearing 90, renowned artist still inspired by Skagit’s beauty

Philip McCracken deals with the infirmities of age by focusing on his creative passion.

Not Disney: New musical ‘String’ brings The Fates to stage

It took Village Theatre six years to develop the story of Greek mythology’s sister goddesses.

World-renowned master sculptor to show in Skagit County

Philip McCracken, 89, who studied with Henry Moore, has work exhibited in museums worldwide.

You won’t want to miss Driftwood’s ‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’

The Edmonds troupe has a blast with the musical based on the 1980s Michael Caine-Steve Martin movie.

Tulip tips: The right way to do the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

Make the most of your trip north to see the stunning fields of color.

Northwest artists share their travels in Cascadia exhibits

The “Modern Alaska” and “Travelogue” exhibitions at Cascadia Art Museum have never-before-seen art.

The tulips fields at Tulip Town are reflected in the mirrored sunglasses worn by Silvia Iraheta, of Bellingham, on Thursday, May 4, 2017 in Mount Vernon, Wa. The Skagit Valley’s tulip festival ends Sunday. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Spring has sprung, but most of Mount Vernon’s tulips haven’t

The blaze of color isn’t jibing with today’s start of the 35th annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival.

The tulips fields at Tulip Town are reflected in the mirrored sunglasses worn by Silvia Iraheta, of Bellingham, on Thursday, May 4, 2017 in Mount Vernon, Wa. The Skagit Valley’s tulip festival ends Sunday. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

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.”