Haitian art show 

The Studio in Twisp will host an opening reception on Saturday (Aug. 3) from 4-8 p.m. for a contemporary art exhibit celebrating the Haitian spirit and the people of Haiti.

All of the artwork included in the exhibit is for sale. All proceeds will go directly to on-the-ground organizations in Haiti that partner with the Haitian Sustainable Development Foundation and in the case of individual paintings, to the Haitian artists and their families.

The exhibit will be on display through September. The Studio is at 109B N. Glover St. For more information, call 997-0211.


Piece of cake

Door No. 3 in Twisp is celebrating cake and art with an open house featuring artist renditions of cake and a variety of edible cakes to share with anyone who stops into the studio from 9 a.m. to noon during the farmers market.

The open house will feature ceramic cake stands made in collaboration by Emily Post and Laura Gunnip, collages by Salyna Gracie, prints by Robin Doggett as well as art from local and regional artists.

Door No. 3 is in the historic Methow Valley Community Center. For more information, email doorno3twisp@gmail.com or call 997-2044.


Art camps

Summer arts programs for children ages 6-10 continue this week at Confluence Gallery & Art Center in Twisp, and will be offered through Aug. 16. The three-day camps are held Wednesday through Friday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and take place at the gallery.

Remaining camps are Aug. 7-9, Jewelry Making Extravaganza with Sarah Fox
; and Aug. 14-16,
Street Music Band with Danbert Nobacon. Cost is $125 for three days. To register, call 997-2787.


Western art show

Okanogan County Artists presents its 33rd annual Western & Native Art Show in Omak from Aug. 8-11. The show is at the Courtyard, 28 N. Main St. Hours are 10 a.m.-7 p.m. on Aug. 8-10 and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 11.

There will be a reception and live auction beginning at 2 p.m. on Aug. 10. More than a dozen artists, most of them from Okanogan County, will be represented at the show.


Voice camp

Whitworth University vocal performance student Tatiana Kruse is offering a two-week summer voice camp starting Monday (Aug. 5) and running through Aug.16 at the Methow Valley Community Center. Camp sessions will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Friday. Cost of the camp is $100 with some scholarships available.

All ages are welcome. No experience is required.

Campers will learn the basics of good vocal technique, performance practice and ensemble skills in solo, small ensemble and choral groups. Musical genres will range from classical to pop to Broadway musical theater. A student performance will be given at the end of the second week.

Kruse has been music director at SecondStoryRepertory theater in Redmond, Wash., for the past three summers. She is a pianist and songwriter as well as a classical singer.

To register call Kruse at (206) 227-2549 or email her at tatiana_kruse@live.com.