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Edmonds Arts Festival

Edmonds Arts Festival

The Edmonds Arts Festival has grown from a small community art fair to one of the most prestigious in the Pacific Northwest, attracting artists from across the nation and Canada. The Festival provides a unique opportunity for patrons to meet artists and purchase their work in a beautiful outdoor setting overlooking Puget Sound. The Festival…

19th Annual Wedgwood Art Festival

19th Annual Wedgwood Art Festival

Enjoy a family- friendly, fun-filled weekend and see over 70 handmade art booths featuring local artisans. Enjoy a beer garden with wine and cider while you listen to live music. Take advantage of the free pet sitting area. Kids will enjoy free all-ages art activities. The Seattle Firefighters will visit with Engine #40. There will…

mycorrhizal

mycorrhizal

HEARTH presents their second full-length dance performance. Focused on listening deeply and moving authentically, HEARTH is co-directed by artistic partners Bee Bolino and Vera Drummond-Moore. Entangled within communication and obscuring/revealing, the company delves into the murky waters of duration. As sensation increases, bodies move through the experience of queerness, disability, and the full range of…

Mozart: Coronation Mass, Solemn Vespers, Horn Concerto No. 4 in E-flat

Mozart: Coronation Mass, Solemn Vespers, Horn Concerto No. 4 in E-flat

Shake off the drear of winter with the uplifting music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Joseph Adam conducts the St. James Cathedral Cantorei (choir & soloists) and Chamber Orchestra in the Coronation Mass, Solemn Vespers, and Horn Concerto No. 4 in E-flat (featuring Jeffrey Fair, principal horn of the Seattle Symphony Orchestra).

THING 2023

THING 2023

An eclectic and intimate three-day festival of music and arts that takes place at historic Fort Worden in Port Townsend, WA. Programming features a tightly curated lineup of diverse performers with an emphasis on fresh discoveries and a vision to create an environment where all are welcomed and represented. Children 12 and under free, multi-day…

Outdoor Stone Sculpture Show

Outdoor Stone Sculpture Show

Join members of the Northwest Stone Sculptors Association for an Outdoor Stone Sculpture Show. See over 100 sculptures carved from beautiful stones during an afternoon exhibition of our work on the last day of our 35th Annual International Stone Carving Symposium. Visit with nearly 100 artists as they work, discuss their art, techniques and of…

Julie Williams performs at Fremont Abbey

Julie Williams performs at Fremont Abbey

All ages performance. Black Opry artist and CMT Next Women of Country Julie Williams is turning heads in Nashville’s Americana/country music scene with songs that tell the stories she wished to hear as a mixed race child. A regular host of The Song Suffragettes, Julie was named in Rissi Palmer’s Color Me Country Class of…

Painting Workshop: The Change we Experience, the Change we can Become

Painting Workshop: The Change we Experience, the Change we can Become

Join this two-hour acrylic workshop in dialogue with the exhibition Strange Weather: From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation. This adult studio workshop gives participants the opportunity to use contemporary painting techniques to address the roles, responsibilities, and emotions that we encounter within the strange atmosphere of our modern world. Instructor…

Seattle's Autumn Arts Scene

Seattle’s Autumn Arts Scene

Some organizations return to in-person programming

Digital programming kept many arts organizations afloat the past 18 months and, in many cases, engaged new audiences. But the very crux of the performing arts dates back tens of thousands of years. “You look at sitting around the campfire and delivering storytelling and messaging,” says Michael Greer, president and CEO of ArtsFund, a Seattle nonprofit that…

Delicate Dance for the Pacific Northwest Ballet

Delicate Dance for the Pacific Northwest Ballet

At PNB, the pandemic has brought on Zoom fittings and tight turnarounds.

It’s no secret that the pandemic has devastated arts organizations. A recent study by Seattle-based ArtsFund found that 73% of arts organizations throughout the region had laid off or furloughed employees because of Covid-19. Arts groups pivoted quickly, with 100% of respondents transitioning to digital programming. Pacific Northwest Ballet quickly shifted to a six-performance digital season….

Art in the Age of Covid

Art in the Age of Covid

Artists persevere despite forced isolation, canceled opportunities

Venerated Seattle fine artists Gloria DeArcangelis struggled to be creatively productive in recent years as she cared for her mother through a long terminal illness. She also lost her husband. “We lived side by side in different houses and shared a cat,” she says. “It was the perfect marriage.” For three or four years, her brush…

The Best of 2017 Readers’ Choice Winners

The Best of 2017 Readers’ Choice Winners

The people have spoken and these are the restaurants, shops and more they loved this year.

Shrimp and grits at Junebaby, our readers’ choice best new restaurant.

All the Holiday Events in Seattle You Can Handle

All the Holiday Events in Seattle You Can Handle

The ultimate holiday events guide.

Mix up burlesque with “The Nutcracker” and you get “Homo for the Holidays.”

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