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Banning of LBHS production sends wrong message to community

Banning of LBHS production sends wrong message to community

Liberty Bell High School’s drama production The Port in The Storm has been banned by the school’s administrative “Committee on the Appropriateness of Dramatic Material,” citing parental disquiet. Students have been working for five months to write and produce this play, which if this committee has anything to say about it, you will never see....
Original play by LBHS drama class closes before opening

Original play by LBHS drama class closes before opening

Students in the Liberty Bell High School drama class had to shift gears last week and choose a different play to perform this May after a school committee told them they couldn’t present their original play because of concerns, raised by a student and parents, about adult content and language. Concerns were originally raised in the...
LBHS, Community School students team up to create plays for holiday production

LBHS, Community School students team up to create plays for holiday production

When you want to do a theatrical production with talking trees and chatty mice and a moon that turns into a mountain, there’s no better way than to enlist the imagination of young people. A collaboration has harnessed the creativity of elementary students at the Methow Valley Community School and Liberty Bell High School. It brings …...
Nobacon’s new song channels The Bard to focus on climate change

Nobacon’s new song channels The Bard to focus on climate change

As world leaders prepare to convene in Paris on Nov. 30 to discuss climate change, local songwriter and performer Danbert Nobacon asks the musical question, “To Be or Not to Be?” That is the name of a new song by Nobacon that looks at the issue of climate change. The song will be released Dec. 1,...
Arts briefs: June 24, 2015

Arts briefs: June 24, 2015

Students exhibit at Spartan Art Gallery Artists of the Methow Valley Young Adult Art Intensive — a three-day art camp for teens happening this week in Twisp — invite the public to view their work at an exhibition on Friday (June 26) from 6-8 p.m. at the Spartan Art Gallery on the TwispWorks campus. “This camp is about encouraging kids...
Letters to the editor: May 20, 2015

Letters to the editor: May 20, 2015

Time for a conversation Dear Editor: When I was a kid, we played with cap pistols. And, since I grew up in the Alaskan bush, I was a good shot with a .22 by the time I was 10. We kept loaded guns in the mess hall because my father ran a profitable placer mine....
Liberty Bell students stage original play Brain Circus – NY 2025

Liberty Bell students stage original play Brain Circus – NY 2025

An original sci-fi political thriller that explores themes of climate change, surveillance and the power of corporations is the collective brainchild of Liberty Bell Drama Company and the group’s drama coach Danbert Nobacon. Brain Circus — NY 2025 puts a dozen characters in the near future  in an unfolding story that the audience understands even …
Hunt ready to screen feature-length film, Haiku

Hunt ready to screen feature-length film, Haiku

By Ann McCreary
After pouring thousands of hours into creating his first feature-length film, Terry Hunt is ready to share it with the public. Hunt, a Twisp musician, composer and filmmaker, will present a public screening of his film, Haiku, on Saturday (Feb. 7) at 7 p.m. in The Merc Playhouse in Twisp....
Arts briefs: May 28, 2014

Arts briefs: May 28, 2014

This week: Hear from young writers on June 5, see the New show at The Loovre on June 7, and take in the Renard exhibit at Spartan Art Project on June 7.
Mirificus High explores the inner lives of teenagers

Mirificus High explores the inner lives of teenagers

By Marcy Stamper

What do you get when you unleash 13 teen imaginations and a drama coach who has been the lead singer of a British rock band and an actor, dancer and writer? You might just get Mirificus High, an original drama with equally original music that aims to …