Sunday, Apr. 20, 2014

ARTS
Take one, leave one

Take one, leave one

The installation of a brand-new, empty-for-now Little Library in front of the Mazama Store on Tuesday morning was celebrated by Amanda Jackson Mott of Methow Arts, left, Allen Towne, Mick Hansen and Tim Odell of Alpine Welding, and store owners Rick and Missy Le Duc. The Little Library is intended to be both public art and...
Over the River and Through the Woods cooks up family ties

Over the River and Through the Woods cooks up family ties

By Marcy Stamper
Over the River and Through the Woods. The title recalls the warmth of a visit to grandmother’s house evoked by the popular Thanksgiving poem. But for people who have spent their entire lives rooted in one place, those ordinary geographic features can loom as an unbridgeable gulf...
Keyboard Confections serves up variety in music and sweets

Keyboard Confections serves up variety in music and sweets

By Ann McCreary
Keyboard Confections will treat the Methow Valley to a smorgasbord of piano music and luscious desserts on Saturday (March 1), at 7 p.m. at the Methow Valley Community Center in Twisp. Presented by Cascadia, Keyboard Confections is …
Winter Film Festival showcases local and international talent

Winter Film Festival showcases local and international talent

By Laurelle Walsh
An evening of film awaits viewers at Methow Films’ fourth annual Winter Film Festival on Saturday (March 1) at the Mazama Community Club, 512 Goat Creek Road in Mazama. The festival begins at 6 p.m. and promises an evening of …

Arts briefs: Feb. 26, 2014

This week: Methow artists' work in Seattle –Sara Ashford and Steve Ward featured in Freemont, Bronn and Katherine Journey at OPAC –harp and vocals, and Horse Crazy appearing at the grange –March 20th with Dave McClure.
Imaginary Invalid pokes fun at human foibles

Imaginary Invalid pokes fun at human foibles

By Ann McCreary
Drama students from Seattle University arrive in the Methow Valley Sunday (Feb. 23) for a one-night-only presentation of Moliere’s comedy, The Imaginary Invalid, at The Merc…

An evening of ballroom dancing – in the Barn

How many kinds of ballroom dancing are there? Like Baskin & Robbins ice cream, the variety is amazing — and 22 different styles will be on display when Methow Arts presents “Dancing with Your Local Stars,” featuring the Utah Ballroom Dance Company, on March 8 at the Winthrop Barn. The evening starts with a dancing competition in...

Arts briefs: Feb. 19, 2014

This week:
Jazz all over
Winter Film Fest
Improvisation
Gettin' wiggy with it
Keyboard Confections
Seven Year Itch
Arts briefs: Feb. 12, 2014

Arts briefs: Feb. 12, 2014

This week: Cacadia offers scholarships, Winter jazz, Confluence explors definition of 'woman', Christen on cover
2014 Methow Dance Collective

2014 Methow Dance Collective

Rehearsals for the Methow Dance Collective’s show at The Merc Playhouse last weekend. Seven choreographers contributed works to a variety of eclectic performances.