The October show “Melodies Held in Silence” features paintings by Irina Kirienko Milton at Gallery North in Edmonds. Shown is Milton’s “Christmas is Over.”

Art events, galleries and exhibits around Snohomish County

The listings include museum exhibitions, gallery shows, fairs and festivals and calls for artists.

The October show “Melodies Held in Silence” features paintings by Irina Kirienko Milton at Gallery North in Edmonds. Shown is Milton’s “Christmas is Over.”
Mezzo soprano Krista Cassidy will perform Disney favorites Nov. 4 for the Northshore Performing Arts Center Foundation in Bothell via Facebook.

Escape from the pandemic at this online Disney concert

Mezzo soprano Krista Cassidy will sing favorites from “Frozen” and more, as part of a Northwest Performing Arts Foundation series.

Mezzo soprano Krista Cassidy will perform Disney favorites Nov. 4 for the Northshore Performing Arts Center Foundation in Bothell via Facebook.
Jakeb Conway reads the Point Elliott Treaty of 1855 at the Hibulb Cultural Center in Tulalip. The original document is on loan from the National Archives in Washington, D.C., through October. (Dan Bates / Herald file)

Family and kid-friendly events around Snohomish County

The listings include zoos, aquariums, museums, ice-skating rinks, shows and special walks.

Jakeb Conway reads the Point Elliott Treaty of 1855 at the Hibulb Cultural Center in Tulalip. The original document is on loan from the National Archives in Washington, D.C., through October. (Dan Bates / Herald file)
March 27, 1974: Peter Boyle as the monster on the set of "Young Frankenstein."

Schedule of special film screenings around Snohomish County

The listings include documentaries showing at the Edmonds Center for the Arts.

March 27, 1974: Peter Boyle as the monster on the set of "Young Frankenstein."
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)
Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood of “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” fame will perform improv in “Stream of Consciousness” via Zoom on Oct. 24 and 30. The live-stream show is presented by the Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett. (Jonas Public Relations)

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.

Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood of “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” fame will perform improv in “Stream of Consciousness” via Zoom on Oct. 24 and 30. The live-stream show is presented by the Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett. (Jonas Public Relations)
The Black Tones are one of three headliners of this year's Fisherman's Village Music Festival broadcast on YouTube and at www.thefishermansvillage.com. Catch the band's performance on Oct. 31. (Kendall Lawren Rock)

Fisherman’s Village festival returns as streaming video series

Long delayed by the pandemic, the spotlight for local music is being broadcast in four episodes this week.

The Black Tones are one of three headliners of this year's Fisherman's Village Music Festival broadcast on YouTube and at www.thefishermansvillage.com. Catch the band's performance on Oct. 31. (Kendall Lawren Rock)

An expert shares her A to Z list of good-for-you foods (Part 1)

A registered dietitian went through the alphabet and named all the healthy foods for which she is thankful.

  • Oct 28, 2020

An expert’s top 3 tips to effectively train for virtual races

When COVID-19 struck, many races were canceled to limit crowds. Virtual races are becoming a popular alternative.

  • Oct 28, 2020

Myths a radiologist must keep debunking about breast cancer

Her fight against misinformation is especially important in October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

  • Oct 28, 2020
Pandemic psychology and fear of contagion or psychological fears of disease or virus infections with 3D illustration elements.

Pandemic pains: Sleepless nights, hair loss and cracked teeth

Chronic stress from the months-long COVID-19 pandemic is a common thread among many of these conditions.

  • Oct 28, 2020
Pandemic psychology and fear of contagion or psychological fears of disease or virus infections with 3D illustration elements.
Herbed Pigs in a Blanket, With Spicy Mustard Sauce. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Kate Krader.

A star chef’s recipe makes classic pigs in a blanket even better

Chef Alex Guarnaschelli tucks chopped parsley into the pastry and adds tabasco and grainy mustard to the sauce.

  • Oct 27, 2020
Herbed Pigs in a Blanket, With Spicy Mustard Sauce. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Kate Krader.
Curried beef stew is a warm, hearty dish when the weather turns cool. (Gretchen McKay/Post-Gazette/TNS)

Chase away the chill with this Dutch oven curried beef stew

It gets an Asian kick from curry powder and fresh ginger, and umami from a few splashes of fish and soy sauces.

  • Oct 27, 2020
Curried beef stew is a warm, hearty dish when the weather turns cool. (Gretchen McKay/Post-Gazette/TNS)
Beer-brined BBQ chicken with mustard and miso mayonnaise sauce. (Sam Folan)

Feel like a chef in your own kitchen with ‘Home Cookery Year’

The cookbook is divided by seasons and includes midweek suppers, recipes on a budget and payday cooking.

Beer-brined BBQ chicken with mustard and miso mayonnaise sauce. (Sam Folan)
Two Snohomish County Auditor's Office workers removed the filled blue plastic tubs inside a drop box in front of the Mukilteo Library on Election Day 2018 and placed empty tubs inside to catch the next round of ballots. (Andrea Brown / Herald file)
Two Snohomish County Auditor's Office workers removed the filled blue plastic tubs inside a drop box in front of the Mukilteo Library on Election Day 2018 and placed empty tubs inside to catch the next round of ballots. (Andrea Brown / Herald file)
Smoked Paprika Chicken with Caraway Noodles. (Linda Gassenheimer/TNS)

Paprika lends smoky flavor to quick and easy chicken dish

The secret to keeping the chicken breast evenly cooked and juicy is to pound it with a meat tenderizer.

Smoked Paprika Chicken with Caraway Noodles. (Linda Gassenheimer/TNS)
Maria Bakalova, left, and Sacha Baron Cohen in "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm." MUST CREDIT: Amazon Studios

The outrageous Borat is back, and this time he fits right in

In the 2006 original, Borat’s extreme views, though played for comedy, seemed foreign. In the America of 2020, they’re almost mainstream.

  • Oct 26, 2020
Maria Bakalova, left, and Sacha Baron Cohen in "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm." MUST CREDIT: Amazon Studios

Someone stole my American Airlines miles!

By Christopher Elliott / The Travel Troubleshooter When someone steals 50,000 American Airlines miles from Gail Louis, she finds herself caught in the middle of… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2020
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)
There are three variants of the Hyundai Ioniq: all-electric (EV), hybrid, and plug-in hybrid (PHEV). (Manufacturer photo)

Eco-friendly Hyundai Ioniq hatchback is freshened for 2020

A new Ioniq sub-brand of Hyundai will have a full line of battery electric vehicles starting in 2021.

There are three variants of the Hyundai Ioniq: all-electric (EV), hybrid, and plug-in hybrid (PHEV). (Manufacturer photo)