Guy Ritchie’s ‘Lock, Stock” shtick is passing its sell-by date

Rampant real-world gun violence makes the Brit director’s smirky crime-comedy formula seem desperate and tired.

 

Quintet to celebrate Ludwig van Beethoven and that other guy

Spiritus Winds will perform the music of Ludwig van Beethoven and his less well-known counterpart, Anton Reicha.

 

A truly exceptional cast uplifts ‘The Last Full Measure’

A roster of ace actors, including the late Peter Fonda, do strong work in this Vietnam-themed drama.

 

Everett’s Darin Jones & the Last Men Standing are performing Feb. 21 at the Historic Everett Theatre. (The Last Men Standing)

All about music: Schedule of concerts around Snohomish County

Linda Allen: The songwriter, performer and educator will present a musical tribute to the 100th anniversary of suffrage for women at 2 p.m. Jan. 26… Continue reading

Everett’s Darin Jones & the Last Men Standing are performing Feb. 21 at the Historic Everett Theatre. (The Last Men Standing)

An Oscar-nominated documentary takes us inside hellish Syria

“The Cave” focuses on an underground hospital tending to the victims of the country’s civil war.

Art events, galleries and exhibits around Snohomish County

MUSEUMS/EVENTS Schack Art Center: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; 2921… Continue reading

Delicious pizzas emerge from this Bothell eatery’s huge oven

The Brick Oven Pizza Lounge, which opened Oct. 31 next to McMenamin’s, offers a wide selection of Italian food.

Family and kid-friendly events around Snohomish County

“White Birds of Winter”: 7 p.m. Jan. 23, Northwest Stream Center, 600 128th St. SE, Everett. Thousands of snow geese, trumpeter and tundra swans have… Continue reading

One-woman show in Bothell follows Josephine Baker’s singular life

The entertainer who defined glamour in the 1920s also was a WWII resistance fighter and later a civil rights advocate.

Schedule of special film screenings in Snohomish County

Movie night: A showing of the 1934 romantic comedy, “It Happened One Night,” starring Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert, will be screened at 7:30 p.m.… Continue reading

See the ‘million dollar movie’ of 1922 at Historic Everett Theatre

“Foolish Wives” was notorious for director Erich von Stroheim’s foolish spending on its production.

Don and Karla (David Alan Morrison and Bethany Roddy) share darkly funny moments as their mothers battle cancer in “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan Kettering Memorial Hospital in New York City.” (Larry T. Lisk)

Stage calendar

Theater, dance and comedy shows around Snohomish County

Don and Karla (David Alan Morrison and Bethany Roddy) share darkly funny moments as their mothers battle cancer in “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan Kettering Memorial Hospital in New York City.” (Larry T. Lisk)

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

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. Megs McLean, Jan. 25. Amici Bistro: 8004 Mukilteo Speedway, Mukilteo;… Continue reading

Terry Jones, co-founder of the Monty Python troupe, dies

Jones ‘was the complete Renaissance comedian,” Michael Palin says.

  • Jan 22, 2020

A truly scrumptious weeknight dinner that cooks in no time

Crispy-skinned sheet-pan chicken and cabbage scores high on flavor and low on effort.

Food Q&A: Simple fermentation, instant mashed potatoes and more

If properly fermented in a clean environment, fermented foods are really good for everyone, little kids included.

  • Jan 22, 2020

Steamed fish with shiitake mushrooms, the Milk Street way

This preparation uses gentle cooking and strong seasoning, one of Christopher Kimball’s 75 “new rules” for home cooks.

  • Jan 22, 2020

Weeknight dinner got you stumped? Eggs are your friend

Once you’ve mastered the art of the frittata, supper on the table will be a snap, every time.

  • Jan 22, 2020

Today in history

Today is Wednesday, Jan. 22, the 22nd day of 2020. There are 344 days left in the year.

  • Jan 22, 2020