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Art in NCW: Why contemporary art matters here

WENATCHEE — There are a few hallmarks of a healthy arts community. First, in towns where the arts thrive, there are venues where local artists can display their work. Second, artists in healthy arts communities have the opportunity to hold their work up for critique by their fellow professionals. This weekend, North Central Washington artists will get both.

Methow Valley band wins national award

Horse Crazy Cowgirl Band is the 2015 Western Music Association Group of the Year, an honor the Winthrop-based trio received at the WMA’s annual awards ceremony Nov. 14 in Albuquerque.

Flamenco dance troupe comes to the Snowy Owl on Saturday

LEAVENWORTH — The click of the castanet. The swish of the shawl. A sea of bright blues and reds swirling on stage. This is flamenco. Not familiar? Icicle Creek Center for the Arts would like to introduce you to the dance. On Saturday, the Leavenworth arts center is bringing one of the country’s premier flamenco dance companies to town for a day of workshops and an evening performance.

2015 Stanley Lifetime Achievement Award winners announced

WENATCHEE — The Numerica Performing Arts Center proudly announces the 2015 Stanley Lifetime Achievement Award winners: Terry Valdez as the recipient in the professional division and Adele Wolford as the recipient in the volunteer division. These winners will be recognized at the Numerica Festival of Trees “Holiday Spice” concert at the Numerica PAC on November 19 at 7 p.m.

The Planner

Looking for something to do this cool November weekend? Check out our list places to go, things to do.

November arts: Your monthly First Friday guide

WENATCHEE — After you check out the Bailey/Allan show at the Robert Graves Gallery, make a swing through town to see the rest of this month’s First Friday offerings. Here’s your monthly Art Walk guide from the walk organizers:

Blonde ambition: Sophomore stars in Eastmont’s ‘Legally Blonde’

EAST WENATCHEE — When Téa Renee Ning LaFleur moved from Beijing to the Wenatchee Valley last year, she was disappointed to learn she'd be enrolling in the Eastmont School District. The high school sophomore loves to act and sing and dance, and she had heard the Wenatchee School District's theater program was the best around.