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‘Jazznights’ heat up the Numerica PAC

The Wenatchee Jazz Workshop invites the community to “Jazznights,” two concerts at the Numerica Performing Arts Center featuring the six-piece combo L.A. 6. The Los Angeles musicians will perform on their own next Thursday, Feb. 5, and with jazz band students from six Wenatchee and Eastmont schools on Friday, Feb. 6. Both concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets may be reserved at 663-ARTS, numericapac.org or the PAC box office.
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The secret life of bears: ‘Great Bear Stakeout’ comes to Snowy Owl Theater

Within the first 15 minutes of “Great Bear Stakeout,” we see a desperate, starving mama grizzly lead her two skinny cubs into the ocean off the coast of southern Alaska in search of salmon. One cub, predictably, doesn’t make it out. Later in the film, another mom unceremoniously abandons her cub in order to hang out in the hormone-soaked mating meadow with the fellas. Then a love triangle turns fatal when a male grizzly kills a blonde female just to impress the lady bear he really likes, and it works. ...
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Check it Out: Our picks for fun in NCW this week

Eclectic Approach 4:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Mission Ridge, free, pick up tickets at Numerica branches in Wenatchee, East Wenatchee or Entiat on Friday by 3:30 p.m., limited to first 700 people, missionridge.com
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Swing your partner: local square dancers keep it social

EAST WENATCHEE — Tom Clymer looks down from the stage at the two dozen assembled dancers, all smiling, all chatting away with each other as they await his cue. A CD player whirs to life with an uptempo instrumental tune, filling the old Grange Hall. Then Clymer begins: “Slide through. Load the boat. Veer to the left. Girls hinge. Diamonds circulate. Boys swing through. Flip your diamond. Pass through with the wheels and the deals … Promenade her home.”
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Moody finds ‘Home’ in Wenatchee

East Wenatchee singer/songwriter Eden Moody will release her long-awaited debut EP this week, a five-song album on which Moody sings her heart out about love, sacrifice and coming home.
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Wenatchee meets Wilder: ‘Our Town’ opens tonight

Thornton Wilder’s 1938 Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Our Town” has been performed on some of the biggest stages in the world and by community theater troupes and high school students alike over the years. Now, this quintessentially American play comes to Wenatchee. Music Theatre of Wenatchee’s production of “Our Town” opens tonight at Riverside Playhouse and runs for the next three weekends. Go! asked the show’s director, Peter Kappler, to tell us what we might except from the play.
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A romantic comedy for the ages at Icicle Creek

For the next two weekends, Icicle Creek Center for the Arts will present “The Fantasticks,” the longest-running musical in history. Icicle Creek’s production of this wonderful romantic comedy still embraces such classic songs as “Try to Remember,” “Soon It’s Gonna Rain,” and “They Were You,” but this version is set in the back alleys of a city where homeless denizens bring the story and the magic to life.
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The power of art: Leavenworth students create art to promote change

When school starts late on Wednesday mornings, a handful of Cascade High School students meet over mugs of coffee to make art and talk about changing the world. On Wednesday, the group’s work will be on display and for sale at Blackbird Bistro in Leavenworth.

‘Idol’ winner coming to Mela

Square Productions has announced that “American Idol” winner Lee DeWyze will perform at Caffè Mela on Feb. 27.