Beer of the Week: Haywire Brewing’s Gingerbread Ale

Made with cinnamon sticks, ginger root and vanilla bean, this beer tastes like gingerbread cookies.

Beer, wine, spirits: Snohomish County booze calendar

Washington Winter Beer Festival: The 13th annual Winter Beer Festival is Dec. 1 and 2 at Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle. This… Continue reading

Coming into its own: Idaho wine industry’s stock still rising

More than 50 wineries dot the state from the top of the panhandle to the Nevada border.

Everett Public Library staff’s best 2017 music and movie picks

Everything from “Captain Underpants” to The Stooges is covered in this year’s best of list.

Warm yourself up this winter with five holiday cocktails

Here are some drink recipes courtesy of local distillers (and the author) to enjoy on a cold night.

Third type of diabetes can be misdiagnosed as Type 2

Type 3c is more common than previously thought and should be treated differently.

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She went from bored housewife to crafty chocolatier in a year

Church Street Chocolate in Lynnwood makes its bars out of some of the rarest chocolate in the world.

Outdoor classes and activities in and around Snohomish County

Adventure Speaker Series: “Snowshoeing and Winter Safety” talk by Bud Hardwick, 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 28, Marysville Opera House, 1225 Third St. Doors open… 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.

‘The Disaster Artist’ shows the finesse behind supposed failure

James Franco stars as the monumentally untalented Tommy Wiseau, auteur of “The Room.”

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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.

Award-winning documentary gazes lovingly at Jane Goodall

“Jane” includes fascinating newly discovered 1960s footage of the chimpanzee expert.

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.

Everett Public Library’s best children’s books of 2017

Stories about being different, growing up, being quiet and finding friends abound in these reads.

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.

Holiday cheer held hostage by the hubster

Adapted from a recent online discussion. Dear Carolyn: My husband doesn’t enjoy holidays. Everything about holidays is reluctant and grudging. He will dutifully eat any… Continue reading

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

Skip the ‘memory lane’ talk with your ex-spouse

together for seven. For years I’ve heard what a bitch his ex is.… Continue reading

  • Nov 30, 2017