Paper art exhibit
A colorful floral display will be on view at a new exhibit, “Flower Power” by paper artist Jill Beckerman, at True North Letterpress in Twisp beginning Saturday (May 28) with an open house and reception from 1 – 4 p.m., and continuing through July 9. Beckerman creates botanically inspired, paper cut florals and intricately layers them to create small works that celebrate color and nature. The exhibit is free. True North is at 117 W. Second Ave., Suite B. For information, visit http://truenorthletterpress.com.
Summer theater workshop
“Shakespeare with a Twisp,” a summer theater workshop for teen and young adult actors presented by The Merc Playhouse in Twisp, takes place June 13 through July 3. The workshop will be led by Central Washington University instructors Kathryn Stahl and Emily Rollie.
There will be 10 days of acting workshops and rehearsals (June 13-June 23) which will culminate in free public performances at the TwispWorks Pavilion from June 24-July 3. Rehearsals will take place between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. each day at either The Merc or TwispWorks. Everyone who registers will be cast in the final performances.
The workshops are aimed at young performers from age 15 and older. According to The Merc, “With their directors, actors will focus on scenes, monologues and physical theater explorations of storms and shipwrecks. It will be a whirlwind storm of adventure in theater!”
Cost is $50 per participant to cover workshop materials. Scholarships available are available. For information, visit http://mercplayhouse.org, email email@example.com, or call (509) 997‑7529.
The free performances are on June 24, 25, 30 and July 1 and 2 at 7 p.m.; and on June 26 and July 3 at 4 p.m.
Open mic at Confluence
Cascadia Music and The Confluence are partnering to offer open mic sessions on the third Thursday of each month from 5 – 7 p.m. at the gallery on Glover Street in Twisp. Admission is free; donations will be appreciated. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org. The next open mic will be June 16.