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ARTS
Hunt tries his hand at filmmaking with locally cast Haiku

Hunt tries his hand at filmmaking with locally cast Haiku

By Ann McCreary
A jaded, junk food-eating, hard-partying reporter travels from Seattle to a remote valley to interview a once-famous 1960s beat poet who has become a monkish recluse. The reporter encounters a very different …
Arts briefs: June 11, 2014

Arts briefs: June 11, 2014

This week: Rapture, Blister, Burn encores at The Merc, Johnston talks about alpinism and Merc presents ‘Human Jazz’
Twisp Art Walk 2014

Twisp Art Walk 2014

Saturday, June 7, Twisp temporarily shut down Glover Street and hosted the annual Art Walk with events and openings all along the street and on the TwispWorks Campus.
Twisp Art Walk spawns a variety of arty activities

Twisp Art Walk spawns a variety of arty activities

By Ann McCreary
Art made using the usual materials, along with lattes, pavement and even human bodies, are among the diverse approaches that will come together at the Twisp Art Walk on Saturday (June 7) from 4-8 p.m.
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 …