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Venus in Fur poses edgy questions about desire, romance

Venus in Fur poses edgy questions about desire, romance

Venus in Fur is an intriguing, tantalizing title, and the crew at The Merc Playhouse promise that the show – an edgy, contemporary comedy about desire, vulnerability and relationships viewed through the lens of cultural conventions – will live up to that promise. “I chose the play because it has a very powerful message,” said Ki...
All kinds of kids’ stuff

All kinds of kids’ stuff

Almost 100 kids have learned to play chess, program robots, work with horses — or just work out the kinks by skiing or dancing — through expanded after-school activities this year. The Methow Valley Elementary School’s Cub Club offerings have been broadened this year from activities like cooking, art …
Arts briefs: April 22, 2015

Arts briefs: April 22, 2015

Pipestone student recital Sunday Students of Pam Hunt at the Pipestone School of Music will hold their annual studio recital in the Methow Valley Community Center gym on Sunday (April 26) at 3 p.m. Students from age 5 to 23 will perform solo and group pieces on violin, viola and cello. The event is free but...
Merc finds familiar face for executive director role

Merc finds familiar face for executive director role

By Don Nelson
Missi Smith has played a variety of roles at The Merc Playhouse in Twisp over the past 10 years — choreographer, actor, director, board member — and this week will take on a new one: She is the community theater’s new executive director. Smith’s selection was announced last week.
Missi Smith is new executive director at The Merc Playhouse

Missi Smith is new executive director at The Merc Playhouse

The Merc Playhouse in Twisp announced on Wednesday (Oct. 1) that Missi Smith has been named as the theater’s new executive director. Smith replaces Jane Hubrig, who had been managing director for six years. Smith was most recently a book publicist for 45th Parallel Communications in Winthrop, The Merc said in a press release. Previously,...

Arts shorts

Dance classes Dance classes for young children will be offered Monday afternoons at The Merc Playhouse in Twisp starting Sept. 9. The classes, taught by Missi Smith, will be for preschool (ages 3 and 4) on Mondays from 4-4:30 p.m. and cost $50 for 10 classes; and pre-kindergarten classes (ages 5 and 6) will be...