Everett CC’s 2017 Anime & Manga Arts Festival in May

The good folks at Everett Community College, along with the City of Everett’s Cultural Arts Commission are delighted to bring you their 2017 Japanese Anime and Manga Arts Festival. Next month, May 19th & 20th…and this event is FREE! And open to everyone. Their website has all the details.

A Night With SteelMagic

Tonight I was lucky enough to hear the premier performance of Steel Magic Northwest. Started at my son’s school, it’s grown significantly. They’re now a full-fledged 501c3 nonprofit. It’s been a fun ride watching them grow.  Steel Magic is an Edmond/Lynnwood based steel drum group. The music this evening was quite the blend of styles and Read More …

Community Radio

I’m a community radio junkie. One of my favorites growing up with KNHC, aka C89 FM. They’ve won several awards, including Best Dance Station. To me, that’s a huge deal since this local, student run (high-school students at that) community station beat out major national players. Almost daily I listen to KEXP. John in the Read More …

Lynnwood Library Gallery Featuring Watercolor and Acrylic Artist Michael Leong

Lynnwood Library Gallery Featuring Watercolor and Acrylic Artist Michael Leong On Display through January 28th The Lynnwood Arts Commission presents watercolor and acrylic artist, Michael Leong, on display at the Lynnwood Library Gallery through January 28th. Born in Shanghai, China, Leong learned how to paint at age six. He continued painting lessons in middle school Read More …

A great part of #Seattle: starting my mornings with @KEXP and @LoserBoy

        I’ve been starting my mornings with KEXP‘s John Richards for years. His blend of music challenges me and connects to my musical tastes deeply. I love exploring the new, but not ignoring the past. There are days that his playlists connect with the music I first fell in love with as a Read More …

Free Dance Performance by Cuidad Interior – Sun. Jun 28 at Lynndale Park

This hit my inbox and I thought this was too awesome to not share. Come and check out the renovated Amphitheater! The Lynnwood Diversity Commission & Lynnwood Arts Commission Presents Ciudad Interior Contemporary Dance Performance Sunday, June 28, 4pm Lynndale Park Amphitheater (18927 72nd Ave W) FREE More Information Ciudad Interior is a contemporary dance company Read More …

#Edmonds Arts Festival | Going On Right Now

I feel bad that, in the flurry of activity that sums up this weekend for me, the Edmonds Arts Festival slipped from my attention. This is one that I simply adore. The Frances Anderson Center is a great venue, and the organization pulls together an delightful show. Of course, knowing several of the talented kids who Read More …