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ARTS
Arts briefs: June 18, 2014

Arts briefs: June 18, 2014

This week: Artists reception at Sun Mountain on June 22, Pottery on Wednesday nights with Matt Armbrust, or see Ian McFeron in two free shows
Baroque music meets slam poetry at the Spartan Art Project

Baroque music meets slam poetry at the Spartan Art Project

By Laurelle Walsh

The cozy quarters of the Spartan Art Project will play host to another “Intimate Performance” on Friday (June 20) at 7 p.m. on …

Hop Rendezvous brings brewfest tradition back

Hop Rendezvous brings brewfest tradition back

The Winthrop Hop Rendezvous Brewfest, which will offer samplings of craft beers from around the region on Saturday (June 21), is a reincarnation of sorts. Casey Ruud, co-owner of the Old Schoolhouse Brewery in Winthrop, said that the brewery’s predecessor — the Winthrop Brewing Company — used to host something similar called Octoberwest. Ruud said the idea to revive...

Rivers focus of discussion at Confluence Gallery

In conjunction with its current exhibit “Our River,” Confluence Gallery & Art Center in Twisp will host a panel discussion on Friday (June 13) about local rivers and what they mean to us as a community. The informal discussion begins at 6 p.m. and will be facilitated by Derek Van Marter, executive director of the...
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 …