Sharon Salyer

Interior designer Kelly DuByne shows off Pantone’s Color of the Year, classic blue, with a setting featuring an antique Victrola cabitnet painted with the color and staged with neutral colors and strong white accents. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

This year’s Color of the Year is a timeless hue — classic blue

A Lake Stevens interior designer calls it a “grounded” tone, easily worked into existing color palettes.

 

Get tickets now for after-hours concert at Cascadia museum

With space for just 90 seats, it’s an intimate performance by a Cascade Symphony Orchestra quintet.

 

Exhibit spans hip-hop portraits to recycled-material sculptures

See the work of Marita Dingus and Hoa Hong — two nationally recognized artists — at the Schack Art Center.

 

He’ll teach you to play ‘Over the Rainbow’ by IZ in an afternoon

Aaron Canwell of the band Micah and Me will teach two free ukulele classes Jan. 25 at the Everett Public Library.

Home and garden events and resources around Snohomish County

Birds and windows: As many as 1 billion birds are killed by window collisions in the United States each year. Kim Nelson, of the Skagit… Continue reading

Kindred Kitchen’s menu includes all-day breakfast in Everett

The new cafe on Broadway is an arm of Housing Hope, a nonprofit working to break the cycle of poverty.

Rory’s bartender loves his regulars — especially his in-laws

Chris Madsen has a wife and two kids, thanks to his job at this Edmonds watering hole.

Wait is over for new Mexican restaurant in downtown Edmonds

Santa Fe Mexican Grill & Cantina has sibling eateries in Shoreline, Totem Lake and Renton Highlands.

Agent M (Tessa Thompson) and Agent H (Chris Hemsworth) in “Men in Black: International.” See the film at a Teen Movie Matinee at the Mukilteo Library on Jan. 2. (Columbia Pictures)

Schedule of special film screenings in Snohomish County

Teen Movie Matinee: Showing at 2 p.m. Jan. 2 is “MIB: International,” the newest of the Men in Black films, at the Mukilteo Library, 4675… Continue reading

Agent M (Tessa Thompson) and Agent H (Chris Hemsworth) in “Men in Black: International.” See the film at a Teen Movie Matinee at the Mukilteo Library on Jan. 2. (Columbia Pictures)

Yes, it’s winter, but it’s time to think about the garden

The Snohomish County Master Gardener’s Winter Speaker Series runs from Jan. 10 to April 3.

Serving up a heaping helping of kindness in Granite Falls

Local businesses team with a nonprofit to provide monthly meals for children.

Art events, galleries and exhibits around Snohomish County

MUSEUMS/EVENTS Schack Art Center: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; 2921… Continue reading

Hazelnuts plus cranberries equals one pretty pie in Silvana

The special Christmastime treat was a hit at Hazel Blue Acres’ cooking demonstration.

New 14-foot-tall sculpture in Monroe inspired by mountain goats

Titled “Guardian of the Mountain Pass,” it captures the city’s history and surroundings.

Seattle Men’s Chorus to perform Christmas concert in Everett

The annual concert includes choral music, traditional holiday favorites and “zany hilarity.”

Everett’s master French baker shares his Yule log secrets

Jacky Lichtenthaler gets about 300 “buche de Noel” orders at L’Artisan French Bakery in Everett.

When Christmas goes haywire, it’s grist for this writer’s mill

Whidbey resident Sara Ohlin’s essay about an exploding turkey is published in a holiday anthology.

Brier man honored for his music about farmworkers’ struggle

Lifelong musician Juan Manuel Barco’s songs in the corrido style focus on land rights, immigration and more.

Pamela Alt and Archibald at Yost Park in Edmonds are part of a University of Washington study. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Sign your pooch up to help with national study on dog aging

The goal of University of Washington’s Dog Aging Project is to help dogs live longer, healthier lives.

Pamela Alt and Archibald at Yost Park in Edmonds are part of a University of Washington study. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

This play promises to be the ‘Best Christmas Pageant Ever’

The Red Curtain theater in Marysville says the show could be your new family holiday tradition.