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Arts briefs: Nov. 26, 2014

Arts briefs: Nov. 26, 2014

This week: ‘Winter Wonder’ coming to The Merc, Messiah sing-along, and Yuletide variety show
Fire stories woven together in ‘BURN’ at The Merc

Fire stories woven together in ‘BURN’ at The Merc

By Laurelle Walsh
Out of the summer came fire. Out of the fire came stories. Ten storytellers, all personally affected by the Carlton Complex fires of 2014, come together under the direction of Rose Weagant to tell their stories in “BURN: Stories of the Fire” at The Merc Playhouse on Saturday (Nov. 22) at 7...
Local guitarists showcased in Cascadia concert on Saturday

Local guitarists showcased in Cascadia concert on Saturday

By Laurelle Walsh Cascadia, the Methow Music Association, brings a night of music by some of the valley’s most noteworthy guitarists to The Merc Playhouse on Saturday (Nov. 15) at 7 p.m. Admission is $15 for adults, $5 for students 18 and under. “We are pleased to present a special concert showcasing local guitarists,” said Cascadia...
Arts briefs: Oct. 29, 2014

Arts briefs: Oct. 29, 2014

This week: Confluence hosts community discussion about death, Auditions for children’s theater, Dance lessons for kids, and Cascadia to stage guitar concert
England and Ireland travelogue offered

England and Ireland travelogue offered

Historian and teacher Bill Hottell and photographer Dennis Kirkland have teamed up to produce a travelogue of the local history group’s 2013 trip to England and Scotland, which they will present at The Merc Playhouse next Wednesday (Oct. 15) at 7 p.m. Hottell was trip leader on the three-week adventure, which took 25 people to...
Pappidas debuts as director with ‘witty thriller’ Murder by the Book

Pappidas debuts as director with ‘witty thriller’ Murder by the Book

By Ann McCreary

The theater career of Jane Pappidas spans many years and includes many stages from New York to Twisp. Pappidas is making her debut as a director with Murder by the Book, which opens at The Merc Playhouse on Friday (Oct. 10) for a three-weekend run. “I’ve never …

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.
Learn about opportunities in community theater

Learn about opportunities in community theater

By Laurelle Walsh

The Merc Playhouse is holding open auditions on Saturday (Oct. 4) at 10 a.m. This is an opportunity for people to get involved in community theater in a number of small and large ways, according to Merc Artistic Director Ki Gottberg. “I want to …

Arts briefs: October 1, 2014

Arts briefs: October 1, 2014

Gunnip’s works at The Loovre “What’s Whole is Already Broken,” an installation by local artist Laura Gunnip, is now on exhibit at The Loovre — the bathroom at Confluence Gallery in Twisp, where smaller shows can be accommodated. Gunnip’s work will be on display through Nov. 8, concurrent with the main gallery show, “The Big Sleep.” Murder...
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,...