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Newest Chelan gallery brings mannequins to life

Make Studio in Chelan will host an event called the “Body Love, Body Art Project” Friday night. Several local artists have created mixed media art pieces out of discarded old mannequins. The result, according to gallery owner Rose Weagant Olcott, creates “a window into the artists’ body perceptions. ... It’s a very vulnerable position, to offer a representation of the body to the public. That’s where the artistic stylization comes into play.”

‘Cabaret’ cast announced

The Numerica Performing Arts Center announces the cast for the 2015 Hot August Nights performance, “Cabaret,” sponsored by Avalon Music, Hodgson’s Home Care adult family home, Nick McLean Real Estate Group, North 40 Productions, and Tom K. Michael, D.D.S., P.S. The lead roles will be played by:

First Friday Art Highlights

Tomorrow night, bundle up and hit the town for fresh visual art exhibits and events. Here are this month’s First Friday highlights:

NCW to NYC: local students to perform at Carnegie Hall

Leslie McEwen has two very good reasons to feel proud these days. Two of the voice teacher’s students are heading to New York City later this month to perform at Carnegie Hall. Alex Stroming, 16, of Wenatchee High School and McKenzie Hemstrom, 18, of Cashmere High School have been selected to sing in the competitive Honors Performance Series choir. With their selection comes a trip to New York, Feb. 19-23 and a concert at the prestigious music venue.

Leavenworth Summer Theater auditions next month

The hills around Leavenworth will be alive this summer with the sounds of Sondheim, Porter and Schwartz. Yes, it will be the first season in 20 years without a Leavenworth Summer Theater staging of “The Sound of Music,” but the nonprofit theater company is looking forward to a full summer of song and dance.