Seattle Chamber Music Society’s Summer Music Festival underway

Featured image by Rebecca Jasso from Pixabay The 2019 Summer Music Festival by the Seattle Chamber Music Society features well-known masterpieces and lesser-known gems spanning four centuries. The festival runs July 1-27, and concerts are on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 8 p.m. in the Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benroya Hall, 200 University Street in … Continue reading Seattle Chamber Music Society’s Summer Music Festival underway

New single-screen movie theater opens in Seattle’s Columbia City neighborhood

Featured image by CeruleanSon from Pixabay I don't have a lot of information about this one, because I heard about it today. The Stranger reports that The Beacon Cinema, a single-screen movie theater showing "an eclectic, curated selection of both new and old, avant-garde and mainstream films," opened today at 4405 Rainier Avenue South in … Continue reading New single-screen movie theater opens in Seattle’s Columbia City neighborhood

Cruise the Couve rides into uptown and downtown Vancouver, WA

Got a super-sweet classic car you want to show off on a beautiful weather day? Love classic cars and watching them cruise? Either way, Cruise the Couve is for you. Every year on the third Saturday in July, more than 1,000 classic cars and hot rods cruise Main Street in uptown and downtown Vancouver, Washington. … Continue reading Cruise the Couve rides into uptown and downtown Vancouver, WA

Yarmouth Clam Festival a fun time for the entire family

Featured image: Steamer the Clam poses with the athletes at the Kids' Fun Run during a previous Yarmouth Clam Festival in Yarmouth, Maine. Photo credits: Yarmouth Clam Festival If you're looking for something to do with lots of family fun, don't miss the Yarmouth Clam Festival the third weekend in July. Games, contests, live entertainment, … Continue reading Yarmouth Clam Festival a fun time for the entire family

You’re an adult, but it’s still OK to go to recess. Here’s one in Seattle on August 3.

Photo credit: Adult Recess Seattle Now that you're an adult, are there still times you long for a good, old-fashioned recess? Relive these days at Adult Recess Seattle, where you can play your favorite schoolyard games. And food trucks will be there to serve up your favorite foods from childhood. No one will make you … Continue reading You’re an adult, but it’s still OK to go to recess. Here’s one in Seattle on August 3.

Rare corpse flower in full bloom at WSU Vancouver

Featured image: Steve Sylvester (right) answers questions about the corpse plant named Titan VanCoug (left) at the University of Washington Vancouver on July 16, 2019. Photos by Cheryl Landes Steve Sylvester beamed today like a proud papa as he stood in the tent outside the Science and Engineering building at the University of Washington (WSU) … Continue reading Rare corpse flower in full bloom at WSU Vancouver

Jazz in the Garden: Summer Music Series starts July 16 in Portland

Photos by Cheryl Landes Relax in the intimate setting of the Lan Su Chinese Garden in downtown Portland to hear jazz from talented artists during the Summer Music Series Tuesday evenings in July and August. The 2019 series starts July 16 and ends August 20. All concerts start at 7:30 p.m. Gates open at 6:30 … Continue reading Jazz in the Garden: Summer Music Series starts July 16 in Portland

Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz coming to Bushnell Park this weekend

Enjoy jazz from 13 bands and vocalists at the 2019 Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz Friday-Sunday, July 19-21, at Bushnell Park. The festival kicks off at 7 p.m. with the Funky Dawgz Jazz Band. Other artists performing during the festival include Delfeayo Marsalis and The Uptown Jazz Orchestra, Jasmin Ghent, the Braxton Brothers, and Steve … Continue reading Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz coming to Bushnell Park this weekend