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Interns bring youth, talent and perspective to The Merc Playhouse

Interns bring youth, talent and perspective to The Merc Playhouse

By Laurelle Walsh
Seven theater students, one from the University of Washington and six from Seattle University, are interning at The Merc Playhouse in Twisp this summer, designing, managing and performing in the upcoming production of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. The four actors from Seattle U — Josh …
Arts briefs: July 9, 2014

Arts briefs: July 9, 2014

This week: South American music at free concert Sunday at Pearrygin, Chamber Music Festival opens July 24, the Merc advises that you Git ready for Shakespeare, pardner, and Celebrate old-time music at the Shafer on Aug. 9
Swenson plays body as instrument in ‘Human Jazz’ 

Swenson plays body as instrument in ‘Human Jazz’ 

By Laurelle Walsh

Combine mime with dance, vocals and improvisation; mix in elements of shamanism, shape-shifting and play, and you begin to get the picture of …

Arts briefs: June 25, 2014

Arts briefs: June 25, 2014

This week: Arts Festival back for the Fourth of July in Twisp and Summer reading for kids gets easier with radio recommendations from peers.
Arts briefs: June 11, 2014

Arts briefs: June 11, 2014

This week: Rapture, Blister, Burn encores at The Merc, Johnston talks about alpinism and Merc presents ‘Human Jazz’
The Amish Project explores forgiveness in a community marked by tragedy

The Amish Project explores forgiveness in a community marked by tragedy

By Laurelle Walsh
Seattle-based actor, director and teaching artist Terri Weagant brings a solo performance of The Amish Project by Jessica Dickey to The Merc Playhouse in Twisp in two shows, …
Liberty Bell singer, songwriter offers benefit concert for clean water

Liberty Bell singer, songwriter offers benefit concert for clean water

By Ann McCreary
Nate Hirsch, a Liberty Bell High School freshman, is turning his singing and songwriting talents to address a global crisis …
Arts briefs: May 21, 2014

Arts briefs: May 21, 2014

This week: Music festival in Tonasket this weekend, New show at Winthrop Gallery opens May 28, and Rapture, Blister, Burn is back at The Merc on June 14
Kids bring energy, imagination to Willie Wonka JR.

Kids bring energy, imagination to Willie Wonka JR.

By Marcy Stamper
The Merc Playhouse has whipped up a gooey confection, Willie Wonka JR., for its spring musical, with the entire 32-member cast between the ages of 8 and 18, and many of the props created …
Artists in Mother Experience Project examine the maternal ties that bind

Artists in Mother Experience Project examine the maternal ties that bind

By Laurelle Walsh
Eleven valley artists will tell their stories of mothering and being mothered in a one-night show at The Merc Playhouse on Sunday (May 11) at 7 p.m. The Mother Experience Project is a one-hour …