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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...
Visit with Will (Shakespeare) at The Merc on Friday

Visit with Will (Shakespeare) at The Merc on Friday

By Laurelle Walsh
Travel back into the Elizabethan world of the late 1500s for an evening with William Shakespeare, in a one-night performance of “A Visit with Will” at The Merc Playhouse on Friday (Feb. 13). Actor, director, teacher and writer Rod Molzahn presents the …
Project will turn junked cars used to stabilize river bank into public art

Project will turn junked cars used to stabilize river bank into public art

By Ann McCreary

Methow Arts and the Methow Salmon Recovery Foundation (MSRF) are teaming up in a project that will turn junked cars pulled from the banks of the Methow River into public art. Local artists are invited to …

Joe Cashore brings his marionettes to life in Winthrop this weekend

Joe Cashore brings his marionettes to life in Winthrop this weekend

By Laurelle Walsh
A rock ‘n’ roll guitarist cranks out a riff and shimmies his way across the stage. A boy flies a kite. An elephant playfully blows a bit of fluff into the air with its trunk. A young mother comforts her wriggling infant. A homeless man roots through the trash. A horse...
Rise from the ashes and celebrate at the Phoenix Festival  this weekend

Rise from the ashes and celebrate at the Phoenix Festival  this weekend

By Laurelle Walsh

“We’re done burning, man!” is the motto of the Phoenix Festival, a creative arts festival and benefit for fire and flood relief that rises from the ashes at TwispWorks on Saturday (Oct. 18) from 2-10 p.m. TwispWorks, Methow Arts Alliance and …

Arts briefs: October 8, 2014

Arts briefs: October 8, 2014

This week: Bluegrass at Spartan Art on Oct. 12, Cuba comes to Confluence on Oct. 24, Painters’ retreat on Oct. 24-25 and Cashore’s marionettes coming on Nov. 1
Community ready to rise up for Phoenix Festival

Community ready to rise up for Phoenix Festival

Music, food, art and community camaraderie will fill the day on Oct. 18 at TwispWorks, at a new event called The Phoenix Festival: “We’re Done Burning, Man!” TwispWorks is partnering with Methow Arts Alliance and Confluence Gallery & Art Center to stage the festival, which will benefit fire and flood recovery for the Methow Valley....
Arts briefs: Sept. 24, 2014

Arts briefs: Sept. 24, 2014

New show at Winthrop Gallery The Winthrop Gallery will host an artists’ reception on Oct. 4 in conjunction with the opening of the gallery’s “Shrines, Altars and Sacred Objects” exhibit. The free event begins at 5 p.m. The exhibit opens Oct. 1 and continues through Nov. 24. For more information, call 996-3925.  Submissions sought for...
2014 Art Fest Gallery

2014 Art Fest Gallery

The 2014 Methow Arts Festival had everything you need for a successful summer shindig — high temps, good food and a fun crowd. We hope you enjoy our gallery, the product of two staff photographers as well as community contributions.
Celebrate the 4th in Twisp

Celebrate the 4th in Twisp

By Laurelle Walsh
The Fourth of July in Twisp offers a full day of celebration, patriotism, entertainment and art for the entire family. The fun starts at 11 a.m. with the traditional hometown parade down Glover Street, complete with police on horseback …