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ARTS

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 …
Readers’ Theater plays an opportunity for young director

Readers’ Theater plays an opportunity for young director

By Ann McCreary
High school senior Morgan Tate, who directs a Readers’ Theater production at The Merc Playhouse this weekend, says her discovery of live theater two years ago was a life-changing event. Invited to join the cast of The Music Man in …
Back to school with ‘Teachers and Their Students’ at Confluence Gallery

Back to school with ‘Teachers and Their Students’ at Confluence Gallery

By Laurelle Walsh
Walking into the new show, “Teachers and Their Students,” at Confluence Gallery and Art Center is like entering a schoolhouse filled with art: black chalkboard walls, an elementary alphabet banner, school desks and a door to the principal’s office set the scene.

Arts briefs: Jan. 15, 2014

Jazz, etc., at Twisp River Pub Jazz and ventures into other genres such as blues and rock will be featured Sunday (Jan. 19) at the Twisp River Pub, where Rendezvous #9, the Pipestone Jazz Ensemble, Wayne Mendro, Bob Hougham, Terry Hunt and Emele Clothier will perform. The free show begins at 6 p.m. For more...

Arts briefs

Workshop offers help for artists A workshop that will help artists identify and pursue funding opportunities will be offered Thursday (Jan. 9) at Confluence Gallery in Twisp from 5:30 – 7 p.m. Cost is $20. Bring a laptop if you have one. To register, call 997-2787.   Readers’ Theater staging two one-act plays The Merc Playhouse...
Yawp gives voice to student literature and art

Yawp gives voice to student literature and art

By Marcy Stamper
There is no shortage of noteworthy literature and visual art being created by junior and senior high school students.
Winter Jazz back at The Merc

Winter Jazz back at The Merc

Winter Jazz at The Merc Playhouse in Twisp will return beginning Jan. 14 and continue with two more shows on Feb. 22 and March 28. Each of the three shows will feature a slightly different ensemble. Pianist Lynette Westendorf and guitarist Terry Hunt have put together a core quartet that includes Wenatchee musicians and longtime...

Arts briefs

Exall talks about writing Author Marian Exall will appear at Trails’ End Bookstore in Winthrop on Jan.10 to discuss her writing journey, including the decision to self-publish her novel A Slippery Slope. The free event begins at 5 p.m.   Holiday events New Year’s Eve • Potluck dinner at the Mazama Community Club, 6:30 p.m....