By Ashley Lodato, Arts Education Director – Methow Arts Alliance If you’ve ever read an essay inspired by a painting, or listened to a song prompted by a poem, or watched a dance influenced by a sculpture, then you’ve experienced ekphrasis. Ekphrasis is the practice of exploring a piece of art through the lens of a different medium, to… [Read More]
As part of its 20th anniversary celebration, the Icicle Fund is hosting two Artist-In-Residence events to celebrate the Conservation, History and Arts (CHA) of North Central Washington at the Methow River (April 24-26) and the Wenatchee River (September 25-27). The goal of the residencies is to honor, celebrate and record the unique environmental aspects of each location, inspired by revisiting past work created by poet William Stafford in the Methow (1993) or Watershed Artists in the Wenatchee (2001).
Doing business in the Methow can be challenging! As part of TwispWork’s mission to support economic sustainability, TwispWorks would like to invite you to four Business Conversations focused around the needs of employers and employees. Last year TwispWorks partnered with the University of Washington to understand the real cost of living in the Methow with the Self-Sufficiency Standard and… [Read More]
Didn’t get a chance to experience our Methow Dancing with Your Stars on Saturday night? Well luckily videographer Cristina Woodworth filmed each performance. Now you can cheer and vote from your home screen. (Please note that Methow Arts does not own the rights to the music in these videos.) Announcing our stars: Reigning champ Tori Karpenko… [Read More]
Okanogan High School’s twelfth annual Poetry Out Loud competition will be held Thu, Jan 16, at 7pm at Okanogan High School. Competing for cash prizes and the chance to advance to the regional contest in Spokane will be school finalists Allie Eylar, Anna Arroyo, Madeline Luther (2019 POL WA State champion), Karina Torres, Malina Weigel,… [Read More]
The evening starts with a Dancing with your Stars locals competition. What do you get when you take six local stars, pair them with six professional ballroom dancers, and give them one week to practice? A Dancing with your Stars – Methow Valley style. TICKETS ONLINE HERE The winner is selected by a combination of… [Read More]
Monday 17, February Mystery Movie Monday PG-13 Monday 17, February 7:00 PM BOOKINGS CLOSED Tuesday 18, February Midnight Family TBC Tuesday 18, February 5:00 PM Just Mercy TBC Tuesday 18, February 7:00 PM Wednesday 19, February Little Women PGfor thematic elements and brief smoking. Wednesday 19, February 4:30 PM Parasite R Wednesday 19, February 7:30 PM… [Read More]
TICKETS ONLINE Announcing our stars: Reigning champ Tori Karpenko will compete against Molly Patterson (Glover Street Market,) Jason Paulsen (Methow Conservancy), Dea Luvon, Missi Smith (Merc Playhouse and Jacob Young (Old Schoolhouse Brewery.) Judges include Danbert Nobacon, Dana Stromberger and Jamie Petitto! MEET OUR CONTESTANTS HERE Join Methow Arts for a spectacular evening showcasing 22… [Read More]