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Full metal yellow jacket

Full metal yellow jacket

A giant yellow jacket will soon hover high in the air above the Twisp Commons next to the Methow Valley Community Center. An 8-foot-long metal sculpture (not including antennae) by local artist Barry Stromberger is expected to be installed soon, a collaboration of Methow Arts and Methow Salmon …
Traditional Colombian musical group coming to the valley in September

Traditional Colombian musical group coming to the valley in September

Herencia de Timbiquí will perform traditional music from Colombia in an appearance at the Methow Valley Community Center in Twisp on Sept. 30. The show is presented by Methow Arts with sponsorship by Blue Star Coffee Roasters. The evening will open at 7 p.m. with a performance by fire dancer Christina Stout. Reservations are recommended....
Twisp goes all out on the Fourth

Twisp goes all out on the Fourth

It’s hard to know whether people celebrating the first Independence Day 240 years ago were decked out in “paleo bling,” but locals can observe the holiday in style by making their very own early-modern accouterments at this year’s Fourth of July festivities on Monday.
Wonderheads troupe performs unique story-telling theater

Wonderheads troupe performs unique story-telling theater

The Wonderheads theater troupe creates fantastic performances using expressive movement and huge masks that nearly cover the actors’ heads – but no words – to tell stories in a distinctive and whimsical way. Some people say watching a Wonderheads performance is like seeing a cartoon come to life…
Arts briefs: November 18, 2015

Arts briefs: November 18, 2015

Winter Wonder at The Merc The Merc Playhouse in Twisp will stage Winter Wonder II, Holidays in the Methow — a reprise of last year’s holiday production with all-new material — on two weekends in December. The show will run Dec. 4 – 6 and Dec. 9 – 12, and will feature poems, stories, live music, dance and sketches, all performed by local...
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....
Peruvian beat at the Barn

Peruvian beat at the Barn

Cumbia is the most widespread music in South America, with intriguing variations in almost every country on the continent. Now Cumbia’s infectiously danceable beat and appealing melodic lines have come as far north as the Methow Valley, in a concert by the Cumbia All Stars on Friday (Oct. 9) at 7 p.m. at the Winthrop...
Watch 27 Methow Valley artists at work in their studios this Saturday and Sunday

Watch 27 Methow Valley artists at work in their studios this Saturday and Sunday

See art in the making this weekend (Sept. 19 and 20) when 27 artists in 18 studios throughout the Methow Valley open their doors to the public. Artists will provide demonstrations of works in process along with finished art works for sale. Participating artists include painters, fiber and textile artists, ceramicists, woodworkers, photographers, jewelers, metal...
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: September 9, 2015

Arts briefs: September 9, 2015

Blues for the Burn on Saturday Too Slim and the Taildraggers and Terry Lee Hardesty will headline Blues for the Burn, a fundraising concert to benefit the Carlton Complex Long Term Recovery Group, on Saturday (Sept. 12) at the Twisp River Pub. The show begins at 6 p.m. Suggested donation is $15. For more information,...