Liberty Bell High School senior Dean Hussey is the winner of The Merc Playhouse’s 2019 Steinebach Award for Outstanding Contribution to Live Theater. The award was presented at the opening night of The Merc’s current production of “Charlotte’s Web.” In a press release, Merc Executive Director Missi Smith said Hussey began his association with the […]
A tribute to the life of the late Egon Steinebach, co-founder of The Merc Playhouse in Twisp, will be on Sunday (June 3), beginning with an “Open Merc” session at the playhouse, then moving to a potluck at the Twisp Valley Grange (a change from the original location). The free event begins at 3 p.m.; […]
The Merc Playhouse in Twisp has named Darla Hussey as the first recipient of its newly created Steinebach Award — named after the theater’s founders, Carolanne and the late Egon Steinebach — which recognizes “outstanding contribution to live theater.” Hussey “carries the spirit and passion of the founders who had the dream to begin The Merc,” […]
As a child growing up in Germany in the 1940s and 1950s, Egon Steinebach was fascinated with America, and especially the history and lore of cowboys and the American West.
He loved going to see western films at movie theaters in Germany, and read voraciously about …
This week: Interpretive Center opens its season April 12, Student films at LBHS at LBHS April 16, Poetry reading April 17, Classical guitar at The Merc April 24 and Revisit the ’60s at the Barn on April 26.
How many kinds of ballroom dancing are there? Like Baskin & Robbins ice cream, the variety is amazing — and 22 different styles will be on display when Methow Arts presents “Dancing with Your Local Stars,” featuring the Utah Ballroom Dance Company, on March 8 at the Winthrop Barn. The evening starts with a dancing competition in […]
Honoring our veterans Dear Editor: On Veterans Day, the board of the Methow Valley Senior Center sponsored a lunch in honor of the military veterans in the valley who have served our nation. We were absolutely thrilled with the turnout. The Senior Center was filled to capacity with veterans from World War II, Korea, Vietnam, […]