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Twisp T-shirt winning design selected

Twisp T-shirt winning design selected

Anacortes artist Jennifer McGill submitted the winning design for a “Twisp T-shirt” in a project coordinated by the Town of Twisp and Methow Arts. McGill used images of various vegetables to create an American flag design, with the inscription “Twisp, Wa.” A local selection panel reviewed many submitted design proposals, said Methow Arts Executive Director...
Arts briefs: June 10, 2015

Arts briefs: June 10, 2015

Painting fruits and veggies Confluence Gallery is offering “Painting the Produce Section,” a two-day seminar with artist and teacher Kathleen McKeehan, on June 27–28 at the Methow Valley Inn in Twisp. Students will learn washes and dry-brush techniques of classic watercolor to paint realistic fruit or vegetables. Beginners are welcome. The sessions are from 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m....
Design a T-shirt that says ‘Twisp’ – and win some cash

Design a T-shirt that says ‘Twisp’ – and win some cash

Think you have a design idea for a T-shirt message that absolutely nails the concept of Twisp? Methow Arts Alliance wants to hear from you – or more to the point, wants to see what you have in mind. And there’s money involved. The arts organization is sponsoring a Twisp T-shirt contest to come up...
Arts briefs: May 20, 2015

Arts briefs: May 20, 2015

Trivia at the ciderhouse Keep your mind active on Sunday afternoons by taking part in trivia competition at the Methow Valley Ciderhouse near Winthrop, which will host teams of up to five from 3–5 p.m., starting this weekend. Cost is $3 person. For more information, call (509) 341-4354 or email methowcider@gmail.com. Confluence exhibits ‘Fireworks’ Confluence...
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