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GuitarFest offers three nights of musical variety

GuitarFest offers three nights of musical variety

Original compositions based on the poetry of Wendell Berry, a multi-media presentation on Latin American guitar music, and a performance by an internationally known Cuban guitarist are among the offerings at a three-day guitar music
Arts briefs: Oct, 28, 2015

Arts briefs: Oct, 28, 2015

Pre-school dance classes start Monday The Merc Playhouse in Twisp is offering a series of pre-school dance classes for boys and girls ages 3 – 5 beginning Monday (Nov. 2) and continuing through Dec. 14. Students will play games, dance to a variety of music styles, follow the teacher, learn the fundamentals of dance, and learn rhythm,...
The Diabolical Elixir — the devil is in the details

The Diabolical Elixir — the devil is in the details

The ambience and vocabulary may be more than 100 years old, but the basic themes of 19th-century melodramas — sensationalism and sentimentality — will be quite familiar to 21st-century audiences when The Merc Playhouse presents The Diabolical Elixir, or Choose Your Poison beginning Friday (Oct. 23)
Community briefs: Oct. 14, 2015

Community briefs: Oct. 14, 2015

Conservancy in Seattle The Methow Conservancy will host its annual meet-and-mingle gathering in Seattle on Oct. 21 from 7 – 9 p.m. at the Ballard Homestead, 6541 Jones Ave. N.W. Wildlife ecologist Bill Gaines will talk about his research into the lives of bears, wolverines, wolves and cougars. For information, call 996‑2870. All about snow and grooming “Snow...
The Merc Playhouse announces its 2015-16 lineup

The Merc Playhouse announces its 2015-16 lineup

The Merc Playhouse in Twisp has announced its 2015 – 16 schedule of productions, which begins with the live radio-show style gothic melodrama The Diabolical Elixir, or Choose your Poison, which opens Oct. 23 and continues through Oct. 31. The production is directed by Ki Gottberg, The Merc’s artistic director. The holiday season show will be a...
Arts briefs: Sept. 30, 2015

Arts briefs: Sept. 30, 2015

Reddington exhibit at Mazama Country Inn Works by local artist Ginger Reddington are on display at the Mazama Country Inn through Dec. 30. Reddington’s paintings can be seen in the dining room and lobby whenever the inn is open. For more about her work, visit www.gingerreddington.com. The exhibit is sponsored by Confluence Gallery. For more...
Community briefs: Sept. 30, 2015

Community briefs: Sept. 30, 2015

Neighborhood leader training for disaster preparedness MethowReady, a project of the Methow Valley Long Term Recovery Organization, is offering two more sessions of neighborhood leader preparedness training for dealing with natural disasters, on Oct. 14 and Oct. 27. The free training sessions will be from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Aero Methow Rescue Service in Twisp. Pizza...
Childs brings home-grown humor back to the valley

Childs brings home-grown humor back to the valley

Toby Childs says he got his first taste of how appealing improvisation can be as a student playing in a jazz band led by Methow Valley musician Terry Hunt. Childs became hooked on the concept as it applies to humor, and has been making up funny stuff ever since. Now he’s doing it for a living....
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...
Earnest offers a Wilde look at human conventions, pretensions

Earnest offers a Wilde look at human conventions, pretensions

“A trivial comedy for serious people” is the subtitle of The Importance of Being Earnest, a play that mocks social traditions and is still relevant today, 120 years after it was first performed. “The play pokes fun at how seriously we take our own little dramas,” said Ki Gottberg, who directs the production that opens Friday...