Fly Dance Company, known as the “gentlemen of hip-hop,” brings a head-spinning (literally) dance performance to the Methow Valley in a show for all ages at the Winthrop Barn on Feb. 9. The company features male dancers mixing it up with athletic movements, vaudeville and even some comedy influenced by the Marx Brothers. “You’re going […]
Wayne Horvitz, a composer, pianist, and electronic musician who has been described as one of America’s most creative musicians, will appear at The Merc Playhouse on Feb. 2. A key figure in the 1980s New York music scene, Horvitz has been a catalyst for a fertile music scene over the past two decades in Seattle, […]
The Children’s Dance Theater will present its production of “Alice in Wonderland” at the Omak Performing Arts Center on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, 2 and 3. The production will include several performers from the Methow Valley among the 67 dancers, as the theater company celebrates its 25th anniversary. The story of Alice takes the […]
Methow Arts launches its 2019 season with three shows at the Winthrop Barn in the coming months. • The Fly Dance Company, described as “The Gentlemen of Hip-Hop,” appear on Feb. 9. The group features male dancers mixing athletic movements, vaudeville antics and comedy bits influence by the Marx Brothers, according to a Methow Arts […]
Clothing serves a practical function — to keep you warm and dry, and presentable for mixed company or the workplace. But it can also be fraught with meaning. Clothes can make a personal or political statement, be weighted with symbolism, or simply conjure up memories of a particular moment in life. “Love, Loss, and What […]
Climate change, and the physical and emotional impacts that it has on humans, is the focus of Confluence Gallery’s first show of 2019.
“Weathering Change” opens on Saturday (Jan. 12) in the Main Gallery.
Perin brings passion for past to part-time role By Ashley Lodato Although the Shafer Museum provides a window into the past, it’s clear that the museum’s board of directors keeps an eye on the future, as evidenced by the recent hire of the museum’s first paid director, Suzanne Perin. Perin, who began work in early […]
Liberty Bell High School sophomore Cymone Van Marter took first place in the Methow Valley School District’s seventh annual Poetry Out Loud competition at The Merc Playhouse last Wednesday (Dec. 12).
“A Seussified Christmas Carol,” a mash-up of Charles Dickens’ beloved Christmas story, with Dr. Seuss-style characters thrown in, opens this week at The Merc Playhouse in Twisp. The first performance is Friday (Dec. 7) and the play continues through Dec. 16, with shows Thursdays – Saturdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Doors open 30 […]
The Methow Valley Chamber Music Festival has named Michael Kamansky to its board of directors. He has been a volunteer at the festival for three concert seasons and offers a deep background in technology and management consulting, according to a festival press release. Kamansky has lived in the valley since 2016. He works at the […]