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Pianist and star of award-winning documentary ‘Keep on Keepin’ On’ kicks off the Vox Docs Fest Friday night

A young piano prodigy, a legendary trumpet master at the end of his long life and the incredible friendship that formed between the two is at the heart of “Keep on Keepin’ On,” the award-winning documentary playing in Leavenworth tomorrow night. The screening kicks off the five-film Vox Docs Film Festival, opening tomorrow and running through Saturday at the Snowy Owl Theater. One of the stars of “Keep on Keepin’ On,” pianist Justin Kauflin, will be on hand tomorrow at the Snowy Owl to answer questions and perform.

Free to Be’ opening next week at WHS

Based on Marlo Thomas songs from the 1970s, the Wenatchee High School student-driven production of “Free To Be You and Me” has something for everyone. From its uplifting and inspiring themes of equality and empowerment to the hard work and dedication of the many talented students involved, this production has all the elements of a fantastic show.

The Cave Singers hit Caffè Mela Saturday

In my experience, folks who complain over a lack of local entertainment options have rarely checked to see if there are any. Those grousing over our anemic music and art scene are the same who stay in more often than not, curled up on couches, choosing the boob tube over live entertainment.

Taking a chance: Local singer auditions for ‘The Voice’

Reality singing competitions can seem a bit like magic. We, the viewers, watch as regular people from towns and cities across the country shoot from relative obscurity to national fame and the potential for lasting music careers in just months. And as we watch, we wonder, what’s it like to be that person right now? What must it feel like to sing your heart out with so much on the line?