Open Merc is back
Musicians, improv artist, poets, stand-up performers and other innovative entertainers are invited to The Merc Playhouse’s Open Merc on Tuesday (April 14) at 7 p.m. Marc Holm hosts. Admission is by donation. For more information, call 997-7529.
One-act comedies at The Merc
The Merc Readers’ Theater will present a “Festival of Contemporary One-Act Comedies” on April 17–18 at The Merc Playhouse in Twisp. Show time is 7 p.m. and admission is by donation. Laurelle Walsh directs Controlling Interest and The Scary Question, by Wayne Rawley; A Tall Order, by Sheri Wilner; and A Blooming of Ivy, by Garry Williams. The actors are Joanna Bastian, Andy Miller, Tim Odell, Raven Odion, Frank Vander Wall and George Wooten. For more information, call 997-7529.
Violin lessons by Weaver
Tara Kaiyala Weaver, conductor of the Pipestone Orchestra and Youth Orchestra, will offer a series of three violin lessons on April 18 at the Methow Valley Community Center in Twisp. Cost is $180 for all three sessions or $65 for one. Advance registration is required by April 15. Call (509) 341-4194 to register or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The sessions will be from 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.; 12:45–2:15 p.m.; and 2:30–4 p.m.
Concert in Omak
The Wicks, Tim Snider and Caio Andreatta will perform on April 17 at the Omak Performing Art Center. The show begins at 7 p.m., cost is $15 for adults and $10 for students. For more information, call (509) 826-8383.
Art gala in Tonasket
The Community Cultural Center of Tonasket will host an art gala fundraiser on April 18. Thirty-one artists will display their artwork for judging, with prizes for the top three artists. There will be hors d’oeuvres and music from 3–6 p.m. followed by dinner. Cost is $10. A silent auction will be held from 5–6:30 p.m. and a live auction at 7 p.m. For more information, call (509) 486-0365.
Love and more at Old Schoolhouse
Laura Love will be joined by Terry Hunt, Phil Woras and Todd Eberline — and possibly others — in a performance Saturday (April 11) at the Old Schoolhouse Brewery in Winthrop. The free show starts at 7 p.m.; kids are welcome until 9 p.m.