Sketchin’ the Jammin’ at Wintergrass

[By Tina Koyama in Bellevue] It’s hard to sketch when your toes are tapping to lively bluegrass music! For the fifth year, Urban Sketchers Seattle met at Wintergrass, the area’s weekend-long annual music festival. I love bluegrass, and there’s nothing more fun on a cold winter day than sketching to terrific music in a comfortable indoor […]

Up front at the Bellevue Jazz and Blues Festival

[Guest post by Charlene Collins Freeman in Bellevue, Washington] I spent an evening with my husband and another couple at the Bellevue Jazz & Blues Festival, a dinner concert at the Resonance in Bellevue. The Full Circle Jazz Ensemble was performing. We sat at a table right in the front row with maybe 8 feet between me […]