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New project aims for cleaner winter air in Methow Valley

New project aims for cleaner winter air in Methow Valley

Health concerns about burning prompt local response By Marcy Stamper With fall moisture and cooler temperatures, most summer burn bans have been lifted. But cool weather can prompt other bans on burning to protect air quality and public health — and those bans often go unnoticed. A new program called the Methow Valley Clean Air Project is...
TwispWorks board names new executive director

TwispWorks board names new executive director

Don Linnertz takes over for Amy Stork Don Linnertz will be the new executive director of TwispWorks, the organization’s board of directors announced this week. Linnertz will replace Amy Stork, who recently resigned after four years in the job to join a Portland-based consulting firm. TwispWorks, a nonprofit center for creative enterprise that houses more...
Celebrate authentic Carnaval at Phoenix Festival on Saturday

Celebrate authentic Carnaval at Phoenix Festival on Saturday

Experience an autumnal Brazilian Carnaval with music, Brazilian dance and colorful costumes and Capoiera arts interwoven with local musicians, artisans, and art-making at the Phoenix Festival on Saturday (Oct. 3). The free event will be from 4 – 9 p.m. at TwispWorks The festival, launched last year, celebrates the resilience of the Methow Valley. It is sponsored...
Arts briefs: Sept. 30, 2015

Arts briefs: Sept. 30, 2015

Reddington exhibit at Mazama Country Inn Works by local artist Ginger Reddington are on display at the Mazama Country Inn through Dec. 30. Reddington’s paintings can be seen in the dining room and lobby whenever the inn is open. For more about her work, visit www.gingerreddington.com. The exhibit is sponsored by Confluence Gallery. For more...
Arts briefs: September 16, 2015

Arts briefs: September 16, 2015

Ballet at The Merc The Paradosi Ballet Company, a professional Christian ballet company based in Tacoma, will present two performances of “Forever” on Sept. 27 at The Merc Playhouse in Twisp. Suggested donation is $10. The shows are at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are available at Community Covenant Church in Twisp. Founded in...
Arts briefs: September 9, 2015

Arts briefs: September 9, 2015

Blues for the Burn on Saturday Too Slim and the Taildraggers and Terry Lee Hardesty will headline Blues for the Burn, a fundraising concert to benefit the Carlton Complex Long Term Recovery Group, on Saturday (Sept. 12) at the Twisp River Pub. The show begins at 6 p.m. Suggested donation is $15. For more information,...
See ceramic artists working at Methow Valley Clay Art Fest

See ceramic artists working at Methow Valley Clay Art Fest

Methow Valley Clay Art Center on the TwispWorks campus hosts the Methow Valley Clay Art Fest this weekend (Aug. 6-9). The event begins on Thursday with a potluck “meet ‘n greet” and ceramic exhibition from 7 – 9 p.m. On Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., the festival’s featured ceramic artists will …
Stork steps down as TwispWorks executive director on Sept. 1, will return to consulting

Stork steps down as TwispWorks executive director on Sept. 1, will return to consulting

Amy Stork, executive director of TwispWorks, will leave that job on Sept. 1 and return to her previous work as a consultant for nonprofits and community organizations, Stork said last week. “I am so proud to have been a part of all that has been accomplished here over the last six years, including my four...
Arts briefs: July 1, 2015

Arts briefs: July 1, 2015

McCollum exhibit at Methow Gallery The Methow Gallery at TwispWorks is exhibiting works by local artist Mary Lou McCollum. The gallery is open Thursday and Friday from noon–5 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Visitors can also see and purchase the work of Methow Valley artists Terry Hunt, Donna Keyser, Laura Karcher and Matthew...
Arts briefs: June 24, 2015

Arts briefs: June 24, 2015

Students exhibit at Spartan Art Gallery Artists of the Methow Valley Young Adult Art Intensive — a three-day art camp for teens happening this week in Twisp — invite the public to view their work at an exhibition on Friday (June 26) from 6-8 p.m. at the Spartan Art Gallery on the TwispWorks campus. “This camp is about encouraging kids...