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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.

 

Concerts and musical performances around Snohomish County and nearby

Ahn Family Christmas Concert: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7, Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215…

 

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

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.

Special film showings around Snohomish County

“The Long Night”: Zonta Club of Everett will show the Tim Matsui film at 6 p.m. Nov. 30 at Marysville Library, 6120 Grove St. Free,… Continue reading

Theater, dance and opera around the region

THEATER Edmonds Driftwood Players: Wade James Theatre, 950 Main St., Edmonds; www.edmondsdriftwoodplayers.org or 425-774-9600. Disney’s musical “Beauty and the Beast” runs through Dec. 17. Directed… Continue reading

Canadian blues icon Harpdog Brown to perform at Everett show

The blues evangelist will be joined by local favorites Brian Lee the Orbitors and Nick Vigarino.

Ruth Penington’s “Two Windows,” a color woodblock print from 1935, is displayed at the Cascadia Art Museum in Edmonds.

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

Ruth Penington’s “Two Windows,” a color woodblock print from 1935, is displayed at the Cascadia Art Museum in Edmonds.
From left, bassist Conner Hutteball, mandolinist Nick Dumas and guitarist Chris Luquette are set to perform Dec. 2 at the Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater in Snohomish.

Concerts and musical performances around Snohomish County and nearby

Canote Brothers: A free Music at the Library program, 2 p.m. Dec. 2, Edmonds Plaza Room, 650 Main St., Edmonds. Twins Jere and Greg Canote,… Continue reading

From left, bassist Conner Hutteball, mandolinist Nick Dumas and guitarist Chris Luquette are set to perform Dec. 2 at the Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater in Snohomish.

Fun 1950s comedy ‘My Three Angels’ set on Christmas Day

Red Curtain presents something different at Christmastime. This show’s especially entertaining.

Hear the Everett Chorale sing your favorite holiday songs

Longtime conductor Lee Mathews’ final Christmas concerts with the chorale are this weekend.

Orchestra’s Christmas concert is meant to brighten spirits

The Sunday performance will feature the joyful String Symphony No. 7 by Felix Mendelssohn.

Regional arts and entertainment tickets for sale

XFINITY ARENA Harlem Globetrotters: Dec. 28. Disney Live! Mickey & Minnie’s Doorway to Music: Jan. 27. Tickets at xfinityarenaeverett.com or 866-332-8499. TULALIP RESORT CASINO Diamond… Continue reading

Upcoming events for families in Snohomish County and nearby

Wintertide Celebration: 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 30, at the Wetmore Plaza, Wetmore and California avenues. Enjoy cocoa, apple cider, treats, train rides, bonfire, crafts… Continue reading