You can round out 2016 with entertainment options through the last day of the year and beyond. Here’s a look at what’s happening: Dec. 28: Pianist Lynette Westendorf and Friends in a free performance at 6:30 p.m. in the Sun Mountain Lodge lobby, presented by Cascadia Music. For information, call 997 – 0222. Dec. 29: Maggie Coon, Lynette […]
When asked why he chose to focus on the music of 19th-century Romantic composer Frédéric Chopin for two upcoming concerts, pianist Michael Brady said it’s more accurate to say that Chopin chose him.
“I think it’s fair to say that Chopin succeeded in creating a musical universe that touches anyone with an ear for music more …
Local pianist Michael Brady will present two concerts — on Oct. 1 and Oct. 8 — at The Merc Playhouse to benefit Room One, the nonprofit social services agency in Twisp. The concerts — with the theme “A Recital/Lecture, the Subject Being Chopin” — will include the composer’s last major works for the piano as well as Brady’s commentary on them, on Chopin’s […]
Local pianist Michael Brady is continuing an annual tradition of welcoming the new year with a solo piano concert on Friday (Jan. 1) at The Merc Playhouse in Twisp. This is Brady’s 11th-annual concert (what he discreetly terms “the 10th anniversary of his 50th-birthday recital”). Brady is featuring expressive music of the Romantic era by […]
Jazz night benefits MVCC The Old Schoolhouse Brewery in Winthrop will host a night of jazz on Dec. 30 to benefit the Methow Valley Citizens Council (MVCC). Julliard graduate and founder of the Westerlies, Riley Mulherkar, and his brother Andrew, a New England Conservatory graduate, will be joined by local talent for a night of […]
Herb and Dorothy at movie night Movie night at Confluence Gallery in Twisp will feature Herb and Dorothy on Friday (Nov. 13) at 6:30 p.m. The film by Megumi Sasaki is about a New York postman and librarian who amassed one of the most important collections of conceptual and minimalist art in history with very […]
By Marcy Stamper Just days after committing federal funds to help rebuild public infrastructure destroyed in the wildfire, President Obama denied a separate request for assistance to individuals who lost homes and property in the fires. Gov. Jay Inslee intends to appeal the president’s denial of a major disaster declaration for individual assistance under Federal […]
Unacceptable Dear Editor: From what I understand, the public (who would fund the proposed Methow Valley Recreation District) would have no input or control over projects or taxes levied. It is therefore completely unacceptable. Vote no. Nadine Van Hees, Winthrop Preventing sexual violence Dear Editor: April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and this year’s campaign […]
By Ann McCreary
Keyboard Confections will treat the Methow Valley to a smorgasbord of piano music and luscious desserts on Saturday (March 1), at 7 p.m. at the Methow Valley Community Center in Twisp.
Presented by Cascadia, Keyboard Confections is …
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