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Jehan Atkin and Donovan Rosling, owners of SnoMad Productions, have set up a studio at Adams Manor in Snohomish. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

SnoMad Productions enables local bands to be seen and heard

The Snohomish company will kick off its grand opening with live-stream shows on July 16, July 31 and Aug. 1.

Jehan Atkin and Donovan Rosling, owners of SnoMad Productions, have set up a studio at Adams Manor in Snohomish. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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A Village Theatre veteran sees a piece of her disappear

Taryn Darr, who has been with the company for 20 years, misses performing in front of Everett audiences.

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This summer, your table is waiting on Main Street in Edmonds

This summer, your table is waiting on Main Street in Edmonds

The city is closing off the street on weekends to provide a safe place for dining. Bothell is doing the same thing, but seven days a week.

This summer, your table is waiting on Main Street in Edmonds
Actress tries to stay positive as virus keeps her off stage

Actress tries to stay positive as virus keeps her off stage

After a Village Theatre show she was cast in is canceled, Tori Gresham fills her time with cross-stitch and embroidery.

Actress tries to stay positive as virus keeps her off stage
Live entertainment is still a no-no, so he takes to Facebook

Live entertainment is still a no-no, so he takes to Facebook

Caleb Kallander plans a virtual concert after Inslee’s clarification scuttles his Snohomish gig.

Live entertainment is still a no-no, so he takes to Facebook
Arlington brewery celebrates Super Saturday, community benefits

Arlington brewery celebrates Super Saturday, community benefits

In The Shadows Brewing in Arlington opens its taproom for fundraisers to benefit the Arlington Community Food Bank and other charities.

Arlington brewery celebrates Super Saturday, community benefits
Unusually large flocks of swifts visiting Monroe this summer

Unusually large flocks of swifts visiting Monroe this summer

Vaux’s swifts, which migrate in spring and fall, are roosting at the Wagner chimney after gorging on insects, a local expert says.

Unusually large flocks of swifts visiting Monroe this summer
Kate Jaeger played Gretl and Kevin Vortmann was Hansel in Village Theatre’s “Hansel Gretl Heidi Günter,” which was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Tracy Martin / Village Theatre)

COVID-19 curtain drops on a Village Theatre original musical

The lead actor in the canceled show says his disappointment pales next to that of the 10 young actors who were cast in the production.

Kate Jaeger played Gretl and Kevin Vortmann was Hansel in Village Theatre’s “Hansel Gretl Heidi Günter,” which was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Tracy Martin / Village Theatre)
Museum invites you to add your colors to vintage Northwest art

Museum invites you to add your colors to vintage Northwest art

The Cascadia Art Museum in Edmonds creates a project where people can color woodblock prints. The results will be displayed in the museum’s windows.

Museum invites you to add your colors to vintage Northwest art
Happy ‘retro pop’ songs are this Everett musician’s bag

Happy ‘retro pop’ songs are this Everett musician’s bag

“Come Into My Studio” is Dana Countryman’s latest album of upbeat music inspired by artists such as the Carpenters and Burt Bacharach.

Happy ‘retro pop’ songs are this Everett musician’s bag
Schack charts graffiti’s journey from the streets to canvas

Schack charts graffiti’s journey from the streets to canvas

A new exhibit of more than 80 murals shows how graffiti has shaped our ideas about art.

Schack charts graffiti’s journey from the streets to canvas
Beyond takeout: Here what it’s like to dine out under Phase 2

Beyond takeout: Here what it’s like to dine out under Phase 2

Eaters will find tables at least six feet apart, sneeze guards, and servers wearing face masks.

Beyond takeout: Here what it’s like to dine out under Phase 2
Curbside service beckons bookworms to downtown Everett library

Curbside service beckons bookworms to downtown Everett library

Books can be ordered by phone or online. The Sno-Isle library system plans to follow suit next week.

Curbside service beckons bookworms to downtown Everett library
Historic Everett Theater hopes for a live-streaming lifeline

Historic Everett Theater hopes for a live-streaming lifeline

The venerable venue can’t wait for Phase 4 of the reopening plan, so it will host three bands in web-based performances June 27.

Historic Everett Theater hopes for a live-streaming lifeline
Everett’s gift guru knows exactly what her customers want

Everett’s gift guru knows exactly what her customers want

Judy Matheson’s store has been voted the best gift shop in Snohomish County five years in a row.

Everett’s gift guru knows exactly what her customers want
Band marks its rebirth with new album, live-stream show

Band marks its rebirth with new album, live-stream show

The Everett band When I Fell, formerly known as Descent, will perform a show Saturday on its Facebook page.

Band marks its rebirth with new album, live-stream show
Seven great ways to beat boredom when you’re stuck at home

Seven great ways to beat boredom when you’re stuck at home

During the pandemic, there’s time enough for everything — except cleaning out closets.

Seven great ways to beat boredom when you’re stuck at home
Escape to an island of calm — and cuteness — during the pandemic

Escape to an island of calm — and cuteness — during the pandemic

Stuck at home, millennials have been finding refuge in Nintendo’s Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

Escape to an island of calm — and cuteness — during the pandemic
Everett artist paints the heroes who inspired his journey

Everett artist paints the heroes who inspired his journey

Julius Wilson is a self-taught illustrator, painter and sculptor who’s making a name for himself in his new hometown.

Everett artist paints the heroes who inspired his journey
Bands come to the aid of Engel’s Pub, a beloved bar in Edmonds

Bands come to the aid of Engel’s Pub, a beloved bar in Edmonds

Hear eight bands play at Engel’s — with no audience, of course — on Facebook for the next two weeks.

Bands come to the aid of Engel’s Pub, a beloved bar in Edmonds