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Arts briefs: March 23, 2016

Arts briefs: March 23, 2016

Gothard Sisters bring Celtic sound The Gothard Sisters, a trio of young women who perform Irish-inspired folk music, dance and storytelling, will present a concert on Saturday (March 26) at the Winthrop Barn. Local violinist Keeley Brooks will also perform. The award-winning performers have become internationally recognized as multi-instrumentalist Celtic-influenced folk musicians, songwriters, and performers....
OVOC’s spring finale

OVOC’s spring finale

Okanogan Valley Orchestra and Chorus will present a spring concert season finale on April 2 at the Omak Performing Arts Center, beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, $8 for students and free for children under 12. The concert will feature the music of the Beatles, Broadway musicals, and John...
Snapshots offers focused view of dealing with modern life

Snapshots offers focused view of dealing with modern life

A contemporary comedy that provides a authentic and affecting take on modern life will be performed as readers’ theater this weekend at The Merc Playhouse in Twisp. Snapshots, a play by Cynthia Mercati, tells the story of three …
Oklahoma! tells timeless story of love and community

Oklahoma! tells timeless story of love and community

Nadine van Hees just couldn’t help herself when the opportunity to direct the Methow Valley Theater’s production of Oklahoma! presented itself. “Just when I think I’ve had enough, somebody will thank me, and give me ‘that …
Brazilian jazz and classical music warm up The Merc

Brazilian jazz and classical music warm up The Merc

By Marcy Stamper Pianist/composer Jovino Santos Neto and flutist Paul Taub will present an evening of Brazilian jazz and classical music featuring compositions by the influential Brazilian composer Hermeto Pascoal, also a pianist and flutist, on Saturday (March 12) at The Merc Playhouse in Twisp. Santos Neto is described as “an intuitive keyboard player and...
Arts briefs: March 9, 2016

Arts briefs: March 9, 2016

Arabic, Turkish music at Confluence Confluence Gallery in Twisp presents a World Music concert featuring Arabic and Turkish Music with members of the Seattle-based House of Tarab Ensemble on Saturday (March 12) beginning at 6:30 p.m. House of Tarab specializes in the “Golden Era” music of Egyptian Cinema, according to a Confluence press release. Tarab refers...
Keyboard Confections serves up full course of music, desserts

Keyboard Confections serves up full course of music, desserts

Keyboard Confections, Cascadia’s annual feast for the ears and eyes, features regional and local pianists in combination with voice and cello on Saturday (March 5). Half of the concert is devoted to the musical pairing of pianist Nikolas Caoile and mezzo-soprano…
Arts briefs: Feb. 24, 2016

Arts briefs: Feb. 24, 2016

‘Last Salmon’ opens at The Merc  “The Last Salmon,” a story-telling musical based on a book by local author Phil Davis and told through music composed by award-winning songwriter Casey James, opens on Friday (Feb. 26) at The Merc Playhouse in Twisp. The show tells the story of a wild salmon, Buck, who travels with...
Arts briefs: Feb. 17, 2016

Arts briefs: Feb. 17, 2016

OVOC family concert this weekend The Okanogan Valley Orchestra and Chorus present their family concert on Sunday (Feb. 21). Admission is free. The concert is at 3 p.m. at the Omak Performing Arts Center. The choir will perform songs from Broadway shows — including Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Gondoliers,” “All I Ask of You” from The Phantom of the...
‘Last Salmon’ tells story of hope through music at The Merc

‘Last Salmon’ tells story of hope through music at The Merc

“The Last Salmon,” a compelling story based on a book by a local author and told through music composed by an award-winning songwriter, takes the stage at The Merc Playhouse on Feb. 26. Described as “a chamber musical for kids and people who love them,” the show tells the story of a wild salmon, …...