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Jim Jamison and Stephanie Schisler wrote and illustrated "What Would I Be If I Couldn’t Be Me." (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Bothell grandfather brews up a children’s book

Bothell’s Jim Jamison, owner of Foggy Noggin Brewing, wrote “What Would I Be If I Couldn’t Be Me?,” and his daughter, Stephanie Schisler, illustrated it.

 

Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood of “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” fame will perform improv in “Stream of Consciousness” via Zoom on Oct. 18, 24 and 30. The live-stream show is presented by the Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett. (Jonas Public Relations)

Making it up as they go along is these stars’ speciality

Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood of “Whose Line is it Anyway?” will perform a Zoom improv show sponsored by Angel of the Winds Arena.

 

Ty Lewis, who performs as Leyshock, is a featured artist in Buddypalooza, a virtual concert for Best Buddies in Washington’s Virtual Champion of the Year Gala on Oct. 18 via Facebook. He also produced the show. (Dylan Fout)

This Lynnwood musician has kept busy during the pandemic year

Hip-hop and rap artist Ty Lewis has released a song a month in 2020. Now he’s producing and performing in a benefit concert.

 

Scott McEntire and Jim Coe enjoy a drink and lunch in an outdoor seating tent at the Salish Sea Brewing Co. along Dayton Street on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020 in Edmonds, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Cities extend ‘streatery’ outdoor dining into November — or later

Programs in Edmonds, Everett and Snohomish have helped restaurants cling to life during the pandemic.

Scott McEntire and Jim Coe enjoy a drink and lunch in an outdoor seating tent at the Salish Sea Brewing Co. along Dayton Street on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020 in Edmonds, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
The Hubble's 30th anniversary image "Cosmic Reef" shows a vast star-forming region in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way, 163,000 light-years away. The image is nicknamed the "Cosmic Reef" because the nebulas resemble an undersea world. (NASA)

Whidbey talk features man who’s seen the dawn of the galaxies

Astronomer Bob Williams will discuss the Hubble Space Telescope in this year’s Trudy Sundberg Lecture.

The Hubble's 30th anniversary image "Cosmic Reef" shows a vast star-forming region in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way, 163,000 light-years away. The image is nicknamed the "Cosmic Reef" because the nebulas resemble an undersea world. (NASA)
Classical guitarist Andre Feriante’s latest album takes listeners on a musical journey around the globe. (John Cornicello)

Whidbey Island’s guitar master celebrates a new album, his 15th

In “If Only Love,” Andre Feriante plays a variety of guitars in songs inspired by love, loss and life transitions.

Classical guitarist Andre Feriante’s latest album takes listeners on a musical journey around the globe. (John Cornicello)
Whitney Stohr and her son Malachi Stohr-Hendrickson, 2, add diapers to a ChildStrive donation box on Oct. 7 at Crucible Brewing in Everett. Malachi receives early intervention services through ChildStrive. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

This Great Adventure sends families on fun missions

ChildStrive’s virtual game offers safe activities for kids and their parents during the pandemic.

Whitney Stohr and her son Malachi Stohr-Hendrickson, 2, add diapers to a ChildStrive donation box on Oct. 7 at Crucible Brewing in Everett. Malachi receives early intervention services through ChildStrive. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Ijeoma Oluo, bestselling author of "So You Want to Talk About Race," is a keynote speaker for this year's Edge of Amazing health summit.

Author to discuss the connection between race and health

In her keynote address at a Snohomish County health summit, author Ijeoma Oluo will discuss how racism harms physical and mental well-being.

Ijeoma Oluo, bestselling author of "So You Want to Talk About Race," is a keynote speaker for this year's Edge of Amazing health summit.
KingDow will perform a live-stream show Oct. 1 at the Black Lab Gallery in Everett. (Zach Purnell)

Music returns to downtown Everett’s Black Lab Gallery

The venue hosts live-streaming shows and LP listening parties by up-and-coming local musicians.

KingDow will perform a live-stream show Oct. 1 at the Black Lab Gallery in Everett. (Zach Purnell)

New sculpture rises above Everett’s arboretum at Legion Park

“We Rise,” by Everett sculptor Constance Jones, honors Zonta Club of Everett’s 90 years of service to women.

Live-stream concert to offer ‘fresh vibes’ during pandemic

Zimbabwean-American musician ZNi International’s show will benefit Work2BeWell, a mental health initiative.

Snohomish Historical Preservation Commission member Fred Cruger with his dog, Duffy, in Arlington along one of the history walk sections at Centennial Trail. The event will be up through September. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Discover local history as you walk the Centennial Trail

Take a smartphone quiz as you stroll the trail. If you answer every question correctly, you’ll win a prize.

Snohomish Historical Preservation Commission member Fred Cruger with his dog, Duffy, in Arlington along one of the history walk sections at Centennial Trail. The event will be up through September. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Leo Kenney’s “Seed Crystal” in gouche from 1966 is on display at the Edmonds museum through Jan. 10.

Cascadia reopens with works by 3 Northwest master artists

Cascadia Art Museum in Edmonds is celebrating its fifth anniversary with several new exhibitions.

Leo Kenney’s “Seed Crystal” in gouche from 1966 is on display at the Edmonds museum through Jan. 10.
Debbie and Ed Cogswell of Tulalip built their gnome home on the stump of a tree they cut down five years ago. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Pandemic Projects: Garden gnomes get a home of their own

The rustic retreat had been on this Tulalip couple’s to-do list for five years. Now, the gnomes — and the family cat — stay dry.

Debbie and Ed Cogswell of Tulalip built their gnome home on the stump of a tree they cut down five years ago. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Everett’s history to get some local color — thanks to you

Fill in the blanks on eight notable buildings in Historic Everett’s coloring contest.

A detail of the restored William Cumming mural, which was painted on linen sailcloth in 1941.

See a long-lost mural by a Northwest master painter

William Cumming’s 1941 work, showing Depression-era jobs in the Skagit Valley, can be seen at a Seattle gallery.

A detail of the restored William Cumming mural, which was painted on linen sailcloth in 1941.

Snohomish singer channels rock legend Linda Ronstadt

Holly Aprecio and the band Just One Look, led by her father, are scheduled to perform a live-streamed show Aug. 28 in Everett.

Oak Harbor resident Kate Mistler is the director of the Whidbey Island chapter of I Support the Girls, which gives bras, underwear and menstrual hygiene products to women and girls in need. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Whidbey organization fills a vital need for women and girls

The chapter of I Support the Girls collects and distributes bras, underwear and menstrual hygiene products.

Oak Harbor resident Kate Mistler is the director of the Whidbey Island chapter of I Support the Girls, which gives bras, underwear and menstrual hygiene products to women and girls in need. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Take a storytime stroll in south Everett, thanks to the library

Young readers can enjoy ‘Little Red Riding Hood’ in two languages at Hauge Homestead Park.

Camano Island artist’s work intended to restore and refresh

See works by Jed Dorsey, of the artistic Dorsey family, now in Edmonds and soon on Camano.