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Art Walk turns Twisp into a stroller’s delight on Saturday

Art Walk turns Twisp into a stroller’s delight on Saturday

Look for big yellow footprints to guide your way to public art and interactive demonstrations, art studios, live music, local food and arts activities for all ages during Twisp’s annual Art Walk on Saturday (May 23) from noon-4 p.m.
Picnic is still a feast of human emotions and possibilities

Picnic is still a feast of human emotions and possibilities

In the post-World War II, pre-“Mad Men” era that was the mid-1950s, coming-of-age Americans were sorting out a lot of questions about self-realization, sexual exploration and the mutability of social …
Macbeth, a tale of murder and dark ambition, comes to Twisp

Macbeth, a tale of murder and dark ambition, comes to Twisp

Seattle Shakespeare Company brings its traveling production of Macbeth to The Merc Playhouse in Twisp for a one-night performance on Saturday (May 16) at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for youth 18 and under. A 20-percent discount is available when purchasing tickets …
Arts briefs: May 6, 2015

Arts briefs: May 6, 2015

Book reading in Wenatchee Portland-based author Molly Gloss will discuss her new book, Falling from Horses, at the Wenatchee Public Library on Thursday (May 7). The free event begins at 7 p.m. and will be followed by a book signing. Gloss is the author of five novels. For more information, call (509) 662-5021. Senior project...
Mother Experience Project returns to The Merc for Mother’s Day

Mother Experience Project returns to The Merc for Mother’s Day

The second annual Mother Experience Project, an evening of performance about mothering and the many facets of the mother/child relationship, will be presented at The Merc Playhouse in Twisp on Mother’s Day, May 10. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; the show starts at 7 p.m. Admission is by donation. Ten women — not all of them mothers — will...
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 …
Arts briefs: April 22, 2015

Arts briefs: April 22, 2015

Pipestone student recital Sunday Students of Pam Hunt at the Pipestone School of Music will hold their annual studio recital in the Methow Valley Community Center gym on Sunday (April 26) at 3 p.m. Students from age 5 to 23 will perform solo and group pieces on violin, viola and cello. The event is free but...
Four one-act plays at Merc guaranteed to amuse, engage

Four one-act plays at Merc guaranteed to amuse, engage

By Ann McCreary Four short comedies with a common theme — love and relationships at various stage of life — will be presented in a Readers’ Theater production Friday and Saturday nights (April 17 – 18) at The Merc Playhouse. “This show is guaranteed to make you laugh,” said director Laurelle Walsh. “Some of it is hilarious, and some is bittersweet....
Arts briefs: April 8, 2015

Arts briefs: April 8, 2015

Open Merc is back Musicians, improv artist, poets, stand-up performers and other innovative entertainers are invited to The Merc Playhouse’s Open Merc on Tuesday (April 14) at 7 p.m. Marc Holm hosts. Admission is by donation. For more information, call 997-7529. One-act comedies at The Merc The Merc Readers’ Theater will present a “Festival of...
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...