Valley-based musician, author and actor Danbert Nobacon has teamed up with 2014 Liberty Bell High School graduate Kira Wood Cramer on a newly released music video, “Autonomic Stress (Extreme Fire Normal 2018).” The video, based on a song in Nobacon’s 2017 album “From Stardust to Darwinstuff” with the Axis of Dissent, was filmed around Twisp […]
Music from bluegrass to rock to punk to ska will resound on the hills around Patterson Lake at this weekend’s Rendezvous Festival.
The multi-day festival is designed to be an opportunity for people to combine enjoyment of running, boating …
The Liberty Bell drama club is presenting “Rock ’n’ Roll,” a complex and entertaining mix of history, music and politics by Tom Stoppard. The show opens Jan. 25 and continues through Jan. 28. Shows are at 7 p.m. Thursday through Friday and at 2 p.m. on Sunday. Set in Cambridge, England, and in Prague, the […]
Local singer and composer Danbert Nobacon has released a new album, called “Stardust to Darwinstuff” that will be available on Friday (April 21). The album is Nobacon’s first in seven years, and most of the songs were written in the Methow Valley, he said. Nobacon, who lives on Twisp River Road and frequently performs locally, […]
The Methow Headwaters Campaign will host a community party and a screening of a new film, “Methow Headwaters — Too Special to Mine,” on Feb. 19, at 5 p.m. at the Winthrop Barn. The film was produced by local filmmakers Benjamin Drummond and Sara Joy Steele, and features appearances by local residents. The evening includes music by […]
Responding to the election of Donald Trump as president, local musician and songwriter Danbert Nobacon has released a new single in protest.
Called “Revolution 9.01,” the song is “in opposition to the coup d’etat that is the Trump government of the billionaires, by the billionaires, for the billionaires,” Nobacon said.
Liberty Bell High School’s drama production The Port in The Storm has been banned by the school’s administrative “Committee on the Appropriateness of Dramatic Material,” citing parental disquiet. Students have been working for five months to write and produce this play, which if this committee has anything to say about it, you will never see.
Students in the Liberty Bell High School drama class had to shift gears last week and choose a different play to perform this May after a school committee told them they couldn’t present their original play because of concerns, raised by a student and parents, about adult content and language.
Concerns were originally raised in the fall by a student in the drama class. After parents reviewed a revised script …
When you want to do a theatrical production with talking trees and chatty mice and a moon that turns into a mountain, there’s no better way than to enlist the imagination of young people.
A collaboration has harnessed the creativity of elementary students at the Methow Valley Community School and Liberty Bell High School. It brings …
As world leaders prepare to convene in Paris on Nov. 30 to discuss climate change, local songwriter and performer Danbert Nobacon asks the musical question, “To Be or Not to Be?”
That is the name of a new song by Nobacon that looks at the issue of climate change. The song will be released Dec. 1, to coincide with the United Nations climate conference.