See modern feminism expressed through ceramics at EdCC exhibit

Hanako O’Leary’s exhibit, “Izanami,” challenges society’s unease with female genitalia.

Kermit Apio will perform stand-up at the Best of Seattle Comedy Competition in Everett on Aug. 17. (YouTube)

Theater, dance and comedy shows around Snohomish County

THEATER Village Theatre: Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave.; 425-257-8600; www.villagetheatre.org/everett. The 1950 Broadway hit based on short stories by Damon Runyon,“Guys & Dolls,”… Continue reading

Kermit Apio will perform stand-up at the Best of Seattle Comedy Competition in Everett on Aug. 17. (YouTube)

Tickets for sale in Snohomish County and around the region

ANGEL OF THE WINDS ARENA Fed Cup Qualifying Rounds: Feb. 7-8, from $30. WWE Monday Night Raw: Feb. 17, from $20. Cirque Du Soleil “Axel”:… Continue reading

Megs McLean will perform Jan. 11 at Loco Billy’s Wild Moon Saloon in Stanwood. (Megs McLean)

Where to hear live music in Snohomish County nightclubs

The Amarillo: 116 E. Main St., Monroe; 360-217-8484. Open mic Thursdays with host Jeff Crookall. Highway 9, Jan. 10. Amici Bistro: 8004 Mukilteo Speedway, Mukilteo;… Continue reading

Megs McLean will perform Jan. 11 at Loco Billy’s Wild Moon Saloon in Stanwood. (Megs McLean)

Yum! Food and drink events around Snohomish County

Pancake breakfast: Monroe Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7511 will host a pancake breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. Jan. 11 at the Rock Church,… Continue reading

Our reporter insists the Grouchy Chef is not grouchy

Andrea Brown talks about a visit to the Grouchy Chef restaurant. She says he simply has high standards.

Healthful foods to get you over those post-holiday blues

Our scales aren’t very happy with a lot of us — and vice versa — in the new year. It’s time to eat healthfully.

  • Jan 8, 2020

Here’s popping fresh proof that slaw isn’t just for summer

This bright winter salad stands up boldly to the season’s savory stews, soups and roasted dishes.

The basics: How to make a roasted veggie and polenta bowl

Also try serving the veggies with rice, couscous or pasta — or sausage links, chicken breasts or pork tenderloin.

  • Jan 8, 2020

Today in history

Today is Wednesday, Jan. 8, the eighth day of 2020. There are 358 days left in the year.

  • Jan 8, 2020

Why order Chinese takeout when you can make it yourself?

This crispy beef stir-fry comes together in minutes. It only requires shallow frying of bite-sized pieces.

  • Jan 8, 2020

‘Prozac Nation’ author Elizabeth Wurtzel dies at age 52

She died at a Manhattan hospital after a long battle with cancer.

  • Jan 7, 2020

Robin Thede looks to build legacy in HBO sketch comedy show

The comic-writer-producer-actress is breaking new ground with “A Black Lady Sketch Show.”

  • Jan 7, 2020

All-new 2020 Toyota Yaris Hatchback is fun and affordable

The subcompact seats five, has lots of cargo space, and gets up to 40 mpg during highway driving.

Take a magical eagle tour on the Skagit River this winter

Boat fleets take camera buffs on the river for photo sessions with America’s symbol.

Grouchy Chef owner denies being grouchy — he’s focused on food

Chef’s manifesto: Sit up straight. No clinking crystal. No shoveling food in your mouth. NO jeans!

She does her sculpting from a studio in the Granite Falls outback

Judeth Davis fell in love with clay when she was just 4 years old. Now she’s an award-winning sculptor.

Living with Children: Embrace punishment

I am often asked how long I intend to keep writing this column, writing books, and speaking on childrearing and family matters. My answer: As… Continue reading

RuPaul has ‘done everything.’ Except this

The story, as he’s told it dozens of times over the years, goes like this: When RuPaul Charles’ mother, Ernestine, was pregnant with him, she… Continue reading

Today in History, January 6th

Today is Monday, Jan. 6, the sixth day of 2020. There are 360 days left in the year. Today’s highlight: On Jan. 6, 1941, President… Continue reading