Shoreline Community College Summer Lecture Series in the Commons

Once upon a time, when Shoreline Community College had space adjacent to Third Place Commons, we collaborated on a wonderful series of summer classes.  At lunch, participants had the opportunity to enjoy lunch and a talks about literature near the stage. We have missed those special presentations, and are delighted to announce that the College and ...

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Countdown to the Secret Gardens Of Lake Forest Park

This coming Saturday, June 14, six spectacular gardens in Lake Forest Park will open for the best tour in the area.  At this point, the planning committee is still keeping the details secret, but we have to share just a few.  So, this is what we can tell you: * You will get to see a ...

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Weekend Music

Weekend Music

Scott Cossu “Jazz Pianist” – Friday June 12 @ 7:30 Smilin’ Scandinavians “Polka” – Saturday June 13  @ 7:30 Affectionately referring to his music as Heavy Mental or Cosmic National Geographic, Scott is one of the grandfathers of the New Age scene, and he was labeled a “jazz luminary of the future”, by Billboard Magazine.  Much of ...

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A Swingin’ Weekend Ahead!

A Swingin’ Weekend Ahead!

A Swingin’ Weekend Ahead! Swingnuts – Friday June 6 @ 7:30 – “Vintage Jazz” Cole Brothers – Saturday June 7 @ 7:30 – “Jazz/Fusion” I bet you’ve been waiting on the edge of your seats, dancing shoes already in hand, to hear about this weekend’s music! Well, wait to longer.  Its about to be a swingin’ weekend in Commons.  With ...

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Commons Legacies

In the course of a year, Third Place Commons hosts over 900 events.  Many of those are musical, and most of the performers on our stage are local.  In 2013, generous funding from 4Culture enabled us to produce a series we called the Commons Legacies Project.  We featured musical families, talented folks, every one of ...

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Musical Chairs

Musical Chairs

Please take note that we have a change in music for Saturday May 24th! The Groove Messengers will not be playing as is indicated on the print calendar.  Filling in will be a brand new Swing Band for our space!  From the Woodinville/Redmond area,  The Pacific Cascade Big Band will swing us away with their signature tunes. Join ...

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Dine and Dance

Dine and Dance

Market Street Dixieland Jass Band – Friday, May 16th @ 7:30 Sophisticated Swing Big Band – Saturday, May 17th @ 7:30   The Market Street Dixieland Jass Band represents New Orleans style jazz, Ragtime, Stomps and Blues at its best. This aggregation of fine players features music from the 1900’s through the 1930’s, played in the irresistible dixieland style. From ...

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The Peculiar Podcast comes to the Commons

On Sunday, May 18th, radio personalities Pat Cashman and Lisa Foster celebrate their 100th Peculiar Podcast by taping at Third Place Commons,  You never know who is going to show up, who they are going to interview, or what they might be talking about. Join Pat and Lisa in the Commons from noon until 3 p.m.  ...

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A Blue Weekend

A Blue Weekend

A BLUE WEEKEND Pickled Okra – Friday May 9 @ 7:30 – “Bluegrass/Americana” Left Turn on Blue – Saturday May 10 @ 7:30 – “Blues/Swing”   We have a blue filled weekend in store for you. From bluegrass and americana to blues and swing, we’ve got a little something for everybody on this blue weekend.   Friday evening music, May 9 @ 7:30 will be ...

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What are you doing Saturday?

Happy May everyone!  We’re kicking off the month with a lively Saturday in Third Place Commons.  Hope you can join us. The first Saturday of the month is our Art-In.   Come make art at this free, drop-in creative time for drawing and painting artists – bring your friends and/or make new ones! There’s no instructor, just ...

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