Anna Vizzare, as Molly, and Oliver Girouard, playing Peter, star in Edmonds Driftwood Players’ production of “Peter and the Starcatcher.” The prequel to J.M. Barrie’s Peter and Wendy shows through Dec. 23 in Edmonds. (Dale Sutton/Magic Photo)

Driftwood tells the story of Peter before he was Peter Pan

The play “Peter and the Starcatcher,” showing through Dec. 23 in Edmonds, is a “visually opulent show.”

Anna Vizzare, as Molly, and Oliver Girouard, playing Peter, star in Edmonds Driftwood Players’ production of “Peter and the Starcatcher.” The prequel to J.M. Barrie’s Peter and Wendy shows through Dec. 23 in Edmonds. (Dale Sutton/Magic Photo)

Dr. Wright’s Christmas show turned into ‘spectacular’ tradition

The 18th annual show in Everett will be filled with song-and-dance acts and benefit area food banks.

“Alder Leaf and Crab Shell” by Nick Payne is part of the “Holiday Art Show” at Everett’s Schack Art Center through Dec. 29.

Art 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

“Alder Leaf and Crab Shell” by Nick Payne is part of the “Holiday Art Show” at Everett’s Schack Art Center through Dec. 29.

Concert calendar for Snohomish County and beyond

Ahn Family Christmas Concert: 7 p.m. Dec. 6, Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. The concert isdedicated in late Rev. Sung Jin Ahn’s… Continue reading

Cuaron’s ‘Roma’ is an intimate, yet epic, masterpiece

The Oscar-winning director’s film, about a housemaid in 1970s Mexico City, packs emotional power.

Dickens himself tells ‘A Christmas Carol’ in Red Curtain play

It feels like you’re watching a family act out the tale of Scrooge and Tiny Tim in their attic.

Family and kid-friendly events around Snohomish County

Merrysville for the Holidays: Marysville becomes “Merrysville” this time of year. The Holiday Tour of Lights is 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Dec. 7-8, 12-15, 19-22… Continue reading

Orchestra’s holiday concert includes Santa’s reindeer story

Cascade Symphony Orchestra performs its annual Holiday Pops concerts at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 9 and 10.

Special film screenings in Snohomish County

Everett Meaningful Movies: “The Economics of Happiness,” is showing at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at Everett United Church of Christ, 2624 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. The… Continue reading

Clara dances with her new Nutcracker doll in Olympic Ballet Theatre’s annual production of “The Nutcracker” in 2014. The ballet will be presented in Everett and Edmonds. (Olympic Ballet Theatre)

Theater, dance and comedy shows around Snohomish County

THEATER Red Curtain: The Red Curtain Arts Center, 9315 State Ave., Suite J, Marysville (in the Goodwill shopping center, behind the Everett Community College cosmetology… Continue reading

Clara dances with her new Nutcracker doll in Olympic Ballet Theatre’s annual production of “The Nutcracker” in 2014. The ballet will be presented in Everett and Edmonds. (Olympic Ballet Theatre)

Tickets for sale in Snohomish County and around the region

ANGEL OF THE WINDS ARENA Sesame Street Live!: Jan. 27, from $27. Xtreme International Ice Racing: Feb. 16, from $10. Cirque du Soleil’s “Crystal”: April… Continue reading

Where to hear live music in Snohomish County nightclubs

Amici Bistro: 8004 Mukilteo Speedway, Mukilteo; 425-438-9544. Live music 7 to 10 p.m. every Saturday. The Anchor Pub: 1001 Hewitt Ave, Everett; 425-374-2580; www.anchorpub.com. Thursday… Continue reading

Wickedly funny ‘The Favourite’ showcases 3 top actors

Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone have a field day in this 18th century period piece.

Yum! Food and drink events around Snohomish County

Scandinavian bake sale: Ebenezer Lutheran Church’s annual bake sale is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 8 in the fellowship hall at the church,… Continue reading

A vocal problem silences Trevor Noah during ‘Daily Show’

Doctors ordered the host to refrain from speaking, so cast members did the talking for him.

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Six of the year’s best cookbooks to give to your loved one

Is your friend or relative wishing for a Le Creuset dutch oven or Sur la Table spatulas? Read this.

Daughter-in-law imposes fanaticism on holiday feast

my son. Three families are coming to my… Continue reading

Many intermittent fasters skip breakfast. Not a good idea.

Evidence shows you’re better off fasting in the evening and overnight, then eating early in the day.

The easy way to make latkes starts in the freezer aisle

When making the delightful potato pancakes, pick up a bag of shredded hash brown potatoes.

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Today in History

Today is Wednesday, Dec. 5, the 339th day of 2018. There are 26 days left in the year.

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