Is your son a bit dramatic? Does your daughter break into jazz hands at the breakfast table? You may be raising a stage kid, and a new children’s theater group in Wenatchee is here for them. Stage Kids Washington launched last summer with a theater camp program that drew 41 young participants. Last month, it staged its first production, “Annie Jr.,” at the Riverside Playhouse. And the group is just getting warmed up, according to Stage Kids founder Michelle McCormick, with theater classes beginning next week (for grades 1-8) and ...
Goodbye, Christmas. Next up: New Year’s Eve. If you’re still making your plans, let the annual Go! NYE guide help you select the perfect soirée. Whether you spend the last night of the year in quiet conversation over the dinner table or frantic festivity on the dance floor, we wish you a happy, safe night.
"Into the Woods," the Stephen Sondheim fairy-tale musical that sent up every contrivance and cliche that The Brothers Grimm could cook up, earns a lush, grand and star-studded production for the big screen. Disney brought out and bought the big guns - director Rob "Chicago" Marshall, Meryl "Mamma Mia!" Streep and Anna "Pitch Perfect" Kendrick.
It was the hottest night of the summer when Jan Brett had a wintery idea. “I work late into the night, but I could hardly work because it was just so hot. And this idea came to me: People have a Santa Claus, but how about animals? Do they have a Santa Claus? My imagination ran away with me.” And when Brett’s imagination runs away with her, a best-seller usually follows.
LEAVENWORTH — Hope, perseverance and the lifelong friendship of two teenage girls are at the heart of “The Christmas Shoes,” an inspirational gift book published this month by local author Larry Meyer.