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 By Tracy Felix    A & E

A touch of the green | Sketching Edmonds

The sun warmed our faces and the wind stayed at our backs. I'd like to think we all have a touch of Irish, even if in spirit. The hardworking, layman's witty philosophy and love of... — Updated 4/1/2021

 
 By Tracy Felix    A & E

Rooftops looking east | Sketching Edmonds

When sketching Edmonds, the inclination is to look west to the mountains and the sea. There's no doubt the natural beauty looking west is beautiful. However, there is a very unique... — Updated 3/4/2021

 
 By Tracy Felix    Opinion

The mavericks among you | Art Town

There are people right here in Edmonds, mixed in among you in the most obvious way, that you may not be aware of. They are a group of strong-willed, independent, renegade-type of... — Updated 2/10/2019

 
 By Tracy Felix    Opinion

Collecting art and artists in Edmonds | Art Town

Artist Sue Robertson is a collector. She has an amazing art collection, acquiring paintings and sculptures that inspire and delight her. This is a great help to struggling artists... — Updated 7/5/2018

 
 By Tracy Felix    Opinion

Give us your 21 cents worth | Art Town

Arguably, the arts are what define us and hold our place in history. But is it that debatable, really? How would we understand ancient Romans or the Ming Dynasty without the sculpture, architecture, literature or music they left... — Updated 5/31/2018 Full story

 
 By Tracy Felix    Opinion

What’s up with parking in Edmonds? | Art Town

One of the hot topics around town is the lack of convenient parking. It’s a somewhat new issue because the Edmonds downtown-shopping core has really blossomed in the past few years. For-lease signs have been replaced with... — Updated 3/28/2018

 
 By Tracy Felix    Opinion

The multiplier effect | Art Town

Let’s say you invite some friends from out of town to visit. While they are here, you want to treat them to dinner and a show. You see an interesting performance happening at the Driftwood Theater, buy tickets and look forward... — Updated 3/5/2018

 
 By Tracy Felix    Opinion

What we’ve got here is a village archetype | Art Town

I had a chance meeting once with a most interesting man: Dr. Gilbert Clotaire Rapaille, a French marketing consultant. He is the CEO and founder of Archetype Discoveries Worldwide.... — Updated 1/18/2018

 
 By Tracy Felix    Opinion

Bottom line: Putting our money where our hearts are | Art Town

In 2014, the city of Edmonds created a cultural plan. I spent a good part of an evening recently reviewing the 90 pages of charts and bulleted items. It is a pretty amazing document in its scope and ambitious ideas for our town.... — Updated 12/14/2017

 
 By Tracy Felix    Opinion

Art Town

Tracy Felix is president of the Downtown Edmonds Merchant Association, and Co-Owner of ARTspot on Main Street in Edmonds.... — Updated 11/16/2017 Full story

 
 By Tracy Felix    Opinion

What three indie stores would you miss? | Art Town

Have you been to downtown Edmonds lately? In the past few years? It is transforming itself daily. There is not an empty storefront to be found. Take a snapshot of Edmonds and place... — Updated 11/16/2017

 
 By Tracy Felix    Opinion

Uncluttered corners can make stores invisible

You may remember an article in the Edmonds Beacon last summer (“Board signs not standing well with residents, businesses,” Aug. 13, 2015) reporting citizen complaints about... — Updated 9/9/2016

 

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