Nick Poling plays the title character Red Curtain’s production of “Klingon M’aQ’betH,” which is now available to watch on YouTube. (Alex DeRoest)

Theater, dance and comedy shows around Snohomish County

The listings include Historic Everett Theatre, Edmonds Center for the Arts and Thumbnail Theater shows.

Nick Poling plays the title character Red Curtain’s production of “Klingon M’aQ’betH,” which is now available to watch on YouTube. (Alex DeRoest)
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Tickets for sale in Snohomish County and around the region

The listings include Historic Everett Theatre, Edmonds Center for the Arts and Thumbnail Theater shows.

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Doris Callaghan, 100, at her assisted living home on Friday, Oct. 30, 2020 in Mukilteo, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Centenarian helps pick the prez: ‘If I can’t vote, who am I?’

Doris Callaghan, 100, and her avid roomies will stay up past their 7 p.m. bedtime on election night.

Doris Callaghan, 100, at her assisted living home on Friday, Oct. 30, 2020 in Mukilteo, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Fluffy and hot all at the same time, diner-style pancakes are the best breakfast for two. (Ben Mims/ Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Classic fluffy pancakes are best when you just do less

Here’s the secret for making pancakes for two — and making them perfectly.

  • Nov 3, 2020
Fluffy and hot all at the same time, diner-style pancakes are the best breakfast for two. (Ben Mims/ Los Angeles Times/TNS)
Korean Steak Bowl (Linda Gassenheimer/TNS)

Savor these steak cubes glazed with garlicky sauce

The noodle side dish calls for spinach, but any green vegetable — broccoli, green beans or peas — can be used.

  • Nov 3, 2020
Korean Steak Bowl (Linda Gassenheimer/TNS)
Thai pumpkin curry is made with cubed 'Touch of Autumn' pumpkin, coconut milk and red curry paste. Green beans and bell pepper add crunch. (Gretchen McKay/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette/TNS)

Three fresh ways to enjoy the winter squashes of autumn

Take the gourds beyond maple syrup and sugar with a cheesy filling, a spicy curry and a chipotle dipping sauce.

  • Nov 3, 2020
Thai pumpkin curry is made with cubed 'Touch of Autumn' pumpkin, coconut milk and red curry paste. Green beans and bell pepper add crunch. (Gretchen McKay/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette/TNS)
The 2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid compact sedan has the same hybrid powertrain used in the Prius hybrid hatchback. (Manufacturer photo)

Decades of Toyota success are combined in new Corolla Hybrid

The brand’s legendary best-selling compact car now sports the powertrain of its most fuel-efficient.

The 2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid compact sedan has the same hybrid powertrain used in the Prius hybrid hatchback. (Manufacturer photo)
The Edmonds Theater is nearly as old as Hollywood's movie industry reopened the theater for outdoor popcorn-only sales on Saturday and Sunday. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

The Edmonds Theater is a single-screen survivor

The iconic theater has endured since 1923, and is hanging on during the pandemic.

The Edmonds Theater is nearly as old as Hollywood's movie industry reopened the theater for outdoor popcorn-only sales on Saturday and Sunday. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Book-related events in Snohomish County.

Author events and poetry readings around Snohomish County

The listings include Third Place Books, Everett Public Library and Neverending Bookshop events.

  • Nov 1, 2020
Book-related events in Snohomish County.
Jennifer Bardsley

Does my home need improvement, or am I just sick of it?

When I’ve decided to upgrade our furniture, my husband looks at the price tag … and gets to work.

Jennifer Bardsley
The Sauk River rushes by near a popular boat launch area close to White Chuck Mountain off the Mountain Loop Highway, just outside of Darrington. (Daniella Beccaria / Herald file)

Outdoors classes and activities around Snohomish County

The listings include Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest updates and REI Lynnwood workshops.

The Sauk River rushes by near a popular boat launch area close to White Chuck Mountain off the Mountain Loop Highway, just outside of Darrington. (Daniella Beccaria / Herald file)

Rick Steves on why the Edmonds Theater is a community treasure

It offers an extra-large bag of small-town memories, the Edmonds native writes.

A gate in Tangier’s old town.

Tangier well worth a visit — but not with a tour group

Avoid the day-trippers’ groups and hire a private guide to show you the tantalizing Moroccan city.

A gate in Tangier’s old town.

Vbro rental is canceled — and so was the refund

When a homeowner cancels his rental booking in Paris, the customer expects a full refund. So why is he coming up $198 short?

  • Nov 1, 2020

We must summon our forbearers’ grit to defeat COVID

They survived the Great Depression and World War II, and we will survive this pandemic if we emulate their fortitude.

TikToker Brett Kelly, 24, whose Pumpkin man character TikTok video will be aired on the CBS show The Greatest #AtHome Videos on Friday, Oct. 30, 2020. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

The TikTok ‘Pumpkin Man’ of Lake Stevens dances to TV fame

After his pandemic layoff from Macy’s, Brett Kelly, 24, has been adding to his 1.4 million followers.

TikToker Brett Kelly, 24, whose Pumpkin man character TikTok video will be aired on the CBS show The Greatest #AtHome Videos on Friday, Oct. 30, 2020. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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Great Plant Pick: Vitis vinifera “Purpurea”

It’s a common wine grape, but in the Puget Sound region, it’s grown for its beauty — the fruit won’t ripen in our climate.

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The five telltale signs of a ‘hortaholic’

It may be an addiction, but it’s the good kind that enriches your life.

This silver-plated serving piece is called a box but it doesn't look like one. It held English biscuits, but if the sides opened, the cookies inside would fall down. Each of the shell-shaped bowls had a hinged, pierced flap that kept the heat and the biscuits in place when the sides were opened and became flat bowls to serve the cookies. The flaps are often missing when the biscuit box is sold.-

These British ‘biscuit boxes’ are cookie jars by any other name

And fancy silver ones can sell for as much as $256 at antiques auctions.

This silver-plated serving piece is called a box but it doesn't look like one. It held English biscuits, but if the sides opened, the cookies inside would fall down. Each of the shell-shaped bowls had a hinged, pierced flap that kept the heat and the biscuits in place when the sides were opened and became flat bowls to serve the cookies. The flaps are often missing when the biscuit box is sold.-
Eric Tingstad and Nancy Rumbel, who won a Grammy Award for Best New Age Album in 2003, will perform Christmas carols Nov. 28 at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater in Snohomish. (Tingstad and Rumbel)

All about music: Schedule of concerts around Snohomish County

The listings include Historic Everett Theatre, Edmonds Center for the Arts and Thumbnail Theater shows.

Eric Tingstad and Nancy Rumbel, who won a Grammy Award for Best New Age Album in 2003, will perform Christmas carols Nov. 28 at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater in Snohomish. (Tingstad and Rumbel)