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Ferndale to host first local Brick and Toy Show

Lego batcave to star in exhibition at Ferndale Event Center FERNDALE — Did you grow up obsessed with Legos? Or do you hope your own kids will be? Either way, the Ferndale Event Center, ...

Second ‘Avengers’ movie wows with moments big and small

Film brings many heroes together against A.I. threat There’s a lot going on in Joss Whedon’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” released last week to the second-biggest box office opening ...

Can’t teach this

Teachers at Eagleridge Elementary School jammed to a song of their own making during Friday’s school talent show. See Arts & Entertainment on page A6 of the March 18 issue for ...

FHS premiering ‘Mary Poppins’

Hannah Sulak plays titular character in popular musical FERNDALE — For Ferndale High School drama director Anne Goodwin, “Mary Poppins” was where it all started. “It was the ...

‘Boyhood’ a remarkable cinematic achievement

Film was shot over 12-year period I wasn’t quite sure what to make of Richard Linklater’s Oscar-nominated “Boyhood” about halfway through its long runtime. In term of filmmaking, ...

Entrants needed for Photo Free Verse Project contest

Annual Arts Commission event combines visual and literary disciplines FERNDALE — The Ferndale Arts Commission is inviting the public to once again send in their best creative synthesis ...

Artists needed for Sept. 12-13 Art in the Park event

FERNDALE — The Ferndale Arts Commission is seeking participants for its annual Art in the Park event on Saturday, Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 13, from noon ...
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State of the Arts: ‘The Imitation Game’ tells fascinating true story

Oscar-nominated film feels rushed, but satisfying Anybody who read my review of the first “Hobbit” movie a few years ago certainly knows that I’m a little harsh on needlessly ...

Symphony’s ‘Night in Italy’ features Paul Erhard on double bass

BELLINGHAM — Double bassist Dr. Paul Erhard is the featured performer with the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra on Sunday, Feb. 8, at 3 p.m. in the Mount Baker Theatre. The orchestra is ...
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State of the Arts’ best movies of 2014

We’re nearing the end of a great year for movies of all kinds. 2014 was full of surprises and disappointments, just like any year, but what really characterized the past year was ...