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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...
Arts briefs: Dec. 2, 2015

Arts briefs: Dec. 2, 2015

Events at Trail’s End Trail’s End Bookstore hosts two events this week: • On Saturday (Dec. 5), science fiction author Michael Allen Sales will read from his popular book Jump Reactor from 4 – 7 p.m. • On Sunday (Dec. 6), the bookstore stages its annual sale to support public school libraries in the Methow Valley. Everything in...
Arts briefs: October 14, 2015

Arts briefs: October 14, 2015

Argentinean dance company coming Combinado Argentino de Danza, a contemporary dance company based in Buenos Aires, will perform on Oct. 30 at the Winthrop Barn. Formed by dancers, musicians, a DJ, beat boxer, and percussionist, the company’s members combine diverse genres including contemporary, hip-hop, and traditional Argentinean folkloric dance under the direction of Andrea Servera....
Arts briefs: September 16, 2015

Arts briefs: September 16, 2015

Ballet at The Merc The Paradosi Ballet Company, a professional Christian ballet company based in Tacoma, will present two performances of “Forever” on Sept. 27 at The Merc Playhouse in Twisp. Suggested donation is $10. The shows are at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are available at Community Covenant Church in Twisp. Founded in...
Arts briefs: May 13, 205

Arts briefs: May 13, 205

Art class postponed The experiential drawing and painting class “Immerse Yourself in the Process,” originally scheduled for Saturday and Sunday (May 16-17), has been postponed until fall, according to Confluence Gallery. For more information, call 997- 2787. Life drawing classes offered Four sessions of life drawing classes with Robin Nelson-Wicks will begin May 28 and...
Methow Valley Fund awards $70,480 to local nonprofits

Methow Valley Fund awards $70,480 to local nonprofits

The Methow Valley Fund, managed by the Community Foundation of North Central Washington, has recently awarded $70,480 in grants to Methow Valley nonprofits. Established in 2006, the Methow Valley Fund provides grant funding to charitable organizations that are meeting needs and developing strong, sustainable programs that enhance the Methow Valley. The fund is advised by...
Sweet music, plus sweet intermission

Sweet music, plus sweet intermission

The notion of pairing piano music with delectable desserts started more than two decades ago, a brainstorm of Cascadia members who were passionate about both pianos and pastries.
Local guitarists showcased in Cascadia concert on Saturday

Local guitarists showcased in Cascadia concert on Saturday

By Laurelle Walsh Cascadia, the Methow Music Association, brings a night of music by some of the valley’s most noteworthy guitarists to The Merc Playhouse on Saturday (Nov. 15) at 7 p.m. Admission is $15 for adults, $5 for students 18 and under. “We are pleased to present a special concert showcasing local guitarists,” said Cascadia...
Arts briefs: Oct. 29, 2014

Arts briefs: Oct. 29, 2014

This week: Confluence hosts community discussion about death, Auditions for children’s theater, Dance lessons for kids, and Cascadia to stage guitar concert
Arts briefs: Sept. 10, 2014

Arts briefs: Sept. 10, 2014

This week: Cascadia Chorale rehearsals begin Sept. 15, Music scholarships for students available through Cascadia/Pipestone and Open Merc is back on Sept. 19