Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014

ARTS
Massive Response

Massive Response

Nomadic Massive’s multi-lingual hip-hop got the enthusiastic crowd dancing and gyrating at the Barn on Saturday. Fourth graders from Methow Valley Elementary did their own high-energy dance to open the performance, and stayed — along with friends and family — to dance to Nomadic Massive’s message of global peace and understanding.    

Methow Dance Collective showcases valley’s dancers, choreographers

By Laurelle Walsh
The Methow Dance Collective presents its 2014 show Thursday, Friday and Saturday (Feb. 6 – 8) at The Merc Playhouse. The show features …
Art Briefs: Feb. 5, 2014

Art Briefs: Feb. 5, 2014

This week: Vblast exhibit opens, Make some Valentines, Seattle U. brings Imaginary Invalid to The Merc, and Over the Reiver and Through the Woods opens in March.

Share your experience of mothering, or being mothered, at MEP event

By Laurelle Walsh
… An informational session will be held this Thursday (Feb. 6) at 5 p.m. at Door No. 3 in the Methow Valley Community Center. “Anybody with questions is encouraged to attend,” said Koch. For more information, call Koch at 997-0664 or email simplytrust@yahoo.com.
Nomadic Massive brings global hip-hop energy to the valley

Nomadic Massive brings global hip-hop energy to the valley

By Ann McCreary
Methow Arts brings the Montreal-based group to the Winthrop Barn Saturday (Feb. 1) for a crowd-moving show. The performance will be a “dance floor only” show, with limited seating. “Their shows are really high-energy,” said …
Arts briefs: Jan. 29, 2014

Arts briefs: Jan. 29, 2014

This week: Celebration of dance at The Merc, Changes to county’s festival permit procedures, and Merc auditions for Willy Wonka Jr.
Not all that Spartan

Not all that Spartan

Violist Tim Betts, left, and singer/songwriter/all-around performer Danbert Nobacon treated the audience that filled the Spartan Art Project trailer to starkly different but highly complementary musical styles in a concert that was part of a full menu of arts, music and culture around Twisp on Saturday.  

Arts briefs: Jan. 22, 2014

This week:
Kids' art parties at Confluence Gallery
Global hip-hop at the Barn
Exhibit at The Studio
Dog & cat photo contest
Watercolor classes
All that Jazz

All that Jazz

Musicians from the Pipestone Jazz Ensemble, Frank Vander Wall, left, Marcy Stamper, Terry Hunt, Alan Fahnestock and Richard Wasson regaled the post-game crowd with an assortment of jazz works at the Twisp River Pub on Sunday. Photo by Laurelle Walsh
Art goes to town: Varied venues put local work on display throughout valley

Art goes to town: Varied venues put local work on display throughout valley

By Marcy Stamper
Sarah Ferguson, a server at the Twisp River Pub, enjoys being surrounded by art as she winds through tables, but she …