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Arts briefs: May 13, 205

Arts briefs: May 13, 205

Art class postponed The experiential drawing and painting class “Immerse Yourself in the Process,” originally scheduled for Saturday and Sunday (May 16-17), has been postponed until fall, according to Confluence Gallery. For more information, call 997- 2787. Life drawing classes offered Four sessions of life drawing classes with Robin Nelson-Wicks will begin May 28 and...
Glover Street tortoise surprises, attracts, invites touch

Glover Street tortoise surprises, attracts, invites touch

Although giant tortoises are not generally thought of as native Methow Valley fauna, one seems to have taken up residence on Glover Street. This particular giant tortoise is a product of Steve Love’s hands and imagination, rendered of scrap steel, and stands on the sidewalk …
Arts briefs: May 6, 2015

Arts briefs: May 6, 2015

Book reading in Wenatchee Portland-based author Molly Gloss will discuss her new book, Falling from Horses, at the Wenatchee Public Library on Thursday (May 7). The free event begins at 7 p.m. and will be followed by a book signing. Gloss is the author of five novels. For more information, call (509) 662-5021. Senior project...

Perfect chemistry

Liberty Bell senior stages play to raise money for Cambodian students By Ann McCreary Liberty Bell High School senior Hannah Hogness has a passion for chemistry and theater, and has found a unique way to combine the two. Hogness is directing a play at The Merc Playhouse in Twisp this weekend, with the goal of...
Mother Experience Project returns to The Merc for Mother’s Day

Mother Experience Project returns to The Merc for Mother’s Day

The second annual Mother Experience Project, an evening of performance about mothering and the many facets of the mother/child relationship, will be presented at The Merc Playhouse in Twisp on Mother’s Day, May 10. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; the show starts at 7 p.m. Admission is by donation. Ten women — not all of them mothers — will...
Liberty Bell students stage original play Brain Circus – NY 2025

Liberty Bell students stage original play Brain Circus – NY 2025

An original sci-fi political thriller that explores themes of climate change, surveillance and the power of corporations is the collective brainchild of Liberty Bell Drama Company and the group’s drama coach Danbert Nobacon. Brain Circus — NY 2025 puts a dozen characters in the near future  in an unfolding story that the audience understands even …
Fashion sense

Fashion sense

Confluence Gallery and Art Center presented the fifth annual Trashion Show on Saturday (April 25) at the Methow Valley Community Center in Twisp. The runway fashion show featured garments made from “upcycled” materials. Autumn Jateff was awarded first place for her outfit, “All Zipped Up,” made from recycled zippers. Second place was awarded to Danbert Nobacon...
Arts briefs: April 29, 2015

Arts briefs: April 29, 2015

Fire recovery benefit concert The Mosaic Arts Choir and Orchestra, consisting of 85 singers and 25 instrumentalists, will perform a benefit concert for the Carlton Complex long term recovery effort on May 16 at Pateros Memorial Park. The concert, which will also feature performances by Brittany Jean, the Brewster-based, Nashville recording artist who wrote and...
Catch the energy of spring ‘Awakening’ at Winthrop Gallery

Catch the energy of spring ‘Awakening’ at Winthrop Gallery

A new show highlighting the miracle of spring renewal, titled “Awakening,” begins today (April 22) at Winthrop Gallery. The exhibit features work by all 30 member artists of the cooperative gallery, who “celebrate this transformation” with paintings, photography, drawings, ceramics, textiles and more, according to …
‘From Junk to Jewels’ is theme of this weekend’s Trashion Show

‘From Junk to Jewels’ is theme of this weekend’s Trashion Show

Confluence Gallery and Art Center presents the fifth annual Trashion Show on Saturday (April 25) at the Methow Valley Community Center in Twisp. Doors open at 6 p.m.; the show starts at 7 p.m. The runway fashion show, featuring garments made from “upcycled” materials, is recommended for ages 13 and up. General admission is $15...