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Phoenix Festival 2014

Phoenix Festival 2014

Two music stages, art installations, a beer garden, food vendors and a paint catapult kept attendees busy and entertained at the Phoenix Festival held at TwispWorks this past Saturday (Oct. 18). Proceeds from the festival will go toward fire and flood recovery. G A L L E R Y
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 …

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....
Community briefs: September 24, 2014

Community briefs: September 24, 2014

This week: Community Harvest Potluck this weekend, Fire district open house, All about lampreys, Ham radio study sessions, Recognition dinner for nonprofit boards, Community conversations about child care, and Native plants sale
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...
Arts briefs: September 3, 2014

Arts briefs: September 3, 2014

This week: Intimate evening at Spartan Art on Sept. 6, Pipestone rehearsals resume on Sept. 4 and Phoenix Festival rises next month at Twispworks.
Relationships at the heart of Heart of the Methow Powwow

Relationships at the heart of Heart of the Methow Powwow

By Laurelle Walsh

For those whose Methow Valley ancestry extends back centuries, and for those whose love of the valley is deeply felt, the Heart of the Methow Powwow is a day of remembrance, reconciliation and cultural sharing.

The 12th annual powwow takes place on Saturday (Aug. 16) from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. on...

Local groups begin making plans for long-term recovery

Local groups begin making plans for long-term recovery

By Marcy Stamper
Although hundreds of people are still literally digging out from the devastation of the wildfire—and firefighters still working to control it—a network of individuals and organizations has begun building a network for longer-term recovery. Some 40 people from local social-service agencies, …
Managing help for victims is a huge task

Managing help for victims is a huge task

By Marcy Stamper

Experts in managing emergencies such as a massive wildfire know they have to be prepared for collateral events that radiate out from the central crisis. “The donations are …

TwispWorks artist sets out ‘to carve something bigger’ than herself

TwispWorks artist sets out ‘to carve something bigger’ than herself

By Laurelle Walsh

Stone carver, university professor and part-time valley resident Batya Friedman slowly chips away on an ancient limestone pillar at her …