Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014

ARTS
The Seven Year Itch offers four performances this weekend

The Seven Year Itch offers four performances this weekend

Because of some last-minute scheduling issues, the Methow Valley Theater postponed last weekend’s opening of The Seven Year Itch. The saucy comedy about marriage, temptation and 1950s cultural attitudes will now be presented only this coming weekend. The play opens Thursday (March 27) at 7:30 p.m. and continues Friday and Saturday (March 28 and 29),...
Winter jazz highlights guitar, piano and trumpet

Winter jazz highlights guitar, piano and trumpet

This year’s final winter jazz concert at The Merc Playhouse showcases local and regional musicians on piano, trumpet, bass, drums and guitar. The first set in the Friday show (March 28) features the Hunt/Westendorf Quartet. Guitarist Terry Hunt will play music from some of his favorite guitarists, including gypsy jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt and jazz...
Arts briefs: March 26, 2014

Arts briefs: March 26, 2014

This week: Father/Daughter Dance is back on April 12, Audition for Twelfth Night – Cowboy Style April 12 and 13, Rapture, Blister, Burn at Readers’ Theater on April 17 and 18, & Relive the ’60s at the Barn on April 26.

Arts briefs: March 19, 2014

This week: Students' artwork on display in Wenatchee, Jazz choir concerts coming in April, OVOC spring concert on Sunday in Omak, it's time to Start talkin' trash about the Confluence's fashion show, and Cascadia awards student scholarships to local young musicians.
Scratching The Seven Year Itch

Scratching The Seven Year Itch

By Marcy Stamper
The spring production by the Methow Valley Theater, opening Friday (March 21), transports us to New York City in the 1950s, when men often stayed behind in the steamy humidity of the city while …
Methow Made expands to include arts and crafts

Methow Made expands to include arts and crafts

TwispWorks is expanding its Methow Made campaign this year to include arts and craft products made and produced in the Methow Valley, as well as food, beverage and health and beauty products. Local producers are invited to apply to be part of the 2014 campaign. Methow Made began in 2013 as an agricultural marketing campaign...
Sharing Our Words

Sharing Our Words

By Marcy Stamper 
Some of the Methow Valley’s youngest writers share their reflections on the shapes of mountains; others expound on topics as varied as porcupines, rhinoceroses, and the things that make them scream. Their writings are collected in …
Arts brief: March 12, 2014

Arts brief: March 12, 2014

Student art contest The Washington Apple Education Foundation invites all current kindergarten through high school students in …
Dancing with (Your) Stars

Dancing with (Your) Stars

A gallery of local participants in the Dancing with (Your) Stars competition held last weekend (March 8, 2014) at the Winthrop Barn.
Artists interpret many facets of women in Confluence exhibit

Artists interpret many facets of women in Confluence exhibit

By Ann McCreary
Woman: Lady. Girl. Female. Chick. Dame. Broad. Lassie. Wench. Maiden. The many facets of womanhood are explored by more than 30 artists in a new exhibit, “Woman: An Artist’s Interpretation,” opening at Confluence Gallery and Art Center on Saturday (March 8) …