Today is Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014

ARTS
The Amish Project explores forgiveness in a community marked by tragedy

The Amish Project explores forgiveness in a community marked by tragedy

By Laurelle Walsh
Seattle-based actor, director and teaching artist Terri Weagant brings a solo performance of The Amish Project by Jessica Dickey to The Merc Playhouse in Twisp in two shows, …
Finding the meaning of ‘Our River’ at Confluence

Finding the meaning of ‘Our River’ at Confluence

By Marcy Stamper
Rivers are an essential element of life, providing nutrients for fish, water for humans and animals, and moisture for plants. In its new exhibit, “Our River,” opening Saturday …
Arts briefs: June 4, 2014

Arts briefs: June 4, 2014

This week: Photo exhibit at Lost River Winery and Gracie exhibit opens at Peligro
Conservancy’s Methow Out My Window book event at Door No. 3

Conservancy’s Methow Out My Window book event at Door No. 3

Door No. 3 in Twisp will host a Methow Conservancy presentation of the Methow Out My Window book project on Tuesday (June 10) from 7 – 8:30 p.m. The project is a collaboration involving the Conservancy, Door No. 3, the master bookmakers at Mighty Tieton in the Yakima Basin, and 17 Methow Valley artists. The local artists...
Art becomes a permanent fixture through ILC programs

Art becomes a permanent fixture through ILC programs

By Marcy Stamper

Art may be the spice of life, but at the Independent Learning Center (ILC) it also flavors subjects such as math, science and history. With little funding …
Ellis awarded Cascadia’s senior scholarship

Ellis awarded Cascadia’s senior scholarship

By Laurelle Walsh
Cascadia, The Methow Music Association, has awarded its senior scholarship to Liberty Bell High School graduating senior Erik Ellis. Ellis will receive …
Arts briefs: May 28, 2014

Arts briefs: May 28, 2014

This week: Hear from young writers on June 5, see the New show at The Loovre on June 7, and take in the Renard exhibit at Spartan Art Project on June 7.
‘Tactile, Tangible, Tonal’ engages the senses at Winthrop Gallery

‘Tactile, Tangible, Tonal’ engages the senses at Winthrop Gallery

By Laurelle Walsh
Photographer Teri Pieper captures images of the natural world in black and white; weaver Katie Swanson fashions deeply textured, vibrant textiles; and …
Spring Concert 2014

Spring Concert 2014

Wednesday night, May 21, The Liberty Bell Junior-Senior High School music department, directed by Dr. Mark Johnson, gave a concert for the standing-room-only crowd.
Liberty Bell singer, songwriter offers benefit concert for clean water

Liberty Bell singer, songwriter offers benefit concert for clean water

By Ann McCreary
Nate Hirsch, a Liberty Bell High School freshman, is turning his singing and songwriting talents to address a global crisis …