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Jazz-filled weekend features the Westerlies and local performers

Jazz-filled weekend features the Westerlies and local performers

Several opportunities to hear jazz — and to burnish your improv skills and try them out at an open mic — are on tap over the Memorial Day holiday weekend. The performances include George Schneider’s Methow JazzStars — an ensemble of local talents on flute, piano, sax, …
Fight the winter blues with high-energy dance party at MV Community Center

Fight the winter blues with high-energy dance party at MV Community Center

There’s no better way to warm up and get the blood flowing in the middle of winter than to try out fancy footwork to jazz, swing, soul, funk and classic rock. Cascadia Music has organized a mid-winter dance party and teamed up with the Methow Valley Community Center in Twisp to create a sultry nightclub...
Methow Valley holiday entertainment and events roundup

Methow Valley holiday entertainment and events roundup

Here’s a quick roundup of events over the next couple of weeks. They are free unless otherwise noted. Cello recital Stephanie Strong, a student of Pam Hunt, will offer a free cello recital on Saturday (Dec. 23) at Community Covenant Church in Twisp, starting at 1 p.m. She will be accompanied by pianist Linda Mendro....
Cascadia’s holiday concerts to showcase local talents, ‘upbeat’ music

Cascadia’s holiday concerts to showcase local talents, ‘upbeat’ music

Classic orchestral music along with popular holiday songs and a special rendition of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” will be offered by local singers and musicians during Cascadia Music’s annual holiday concerts on Dec. 12 and 13. The Cascadia Chorale and …
Bensusan’s world sound at The Merc

Bensusan’s world sound at The Merc

World music has become the catchall term for non-Western music from places as diverse as Africa, Bulgaria and India. But guitarist Pierre Bensusan has a personal claim to that category, as he blends his own Algerian-French heritage …
Pipestone Music Days offers rich program for music lovers

Pipestone Music Days offers rich program for music lovers

The theme will be freedom, emancipation and celebration when local musicians and half-a-dozen visiting professional artists perform orchestral and choral works this Friday (May 12). This year’s Pipestone Music Days features masterworks like Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony, tours de force for vocal …
Stay busy for the rest of 2016 with a variety of year-end events

Stay busy for the rest of 2016 with a variety of year-end events

You can round out 2016 with entertainment options through the last day of the year and beyond. Here’s a look at what’s happening: Dec. 28: Pianist Lynette Westendorf and Friends in a free performance at 6:30 p.m. in the Sun Mountain Lodge lobby, presented by Cascadia Music. For information, call 997 – 0222. Dec. 29: Maggie Coon, Lynette...
Cascadia presents Jazz in the Methow

Cascadia presents Jazz in the Methow

Two gifted singers with local roots — Laura Love and Nancy Zahn — combine their talents on Saturday (Nov. 5) for an evening of jazz. “These two outstanding vocalists performing together is like the perfect pairing of a fine wine with …
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. 3, 2016

Arts briefs: Feb. 3, 2016

Kingston is Confluence artist is residence Margaret Kingston is Confluence Gallery & Art Center’s artist in residence for three months through spring 2016, and will create a body of work that will be exhibited from April 23–May 4. Kingston, a Methow Valley resident, creates intricate oil paintings that might be mistaken for photographs. “Often featuring...