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June Art: Your monthly First Friday guide

As spring gives way to summer, fresh artwork abounds in galleries and shops around town. Here is your monthly guide to the First Fridays Art Walk, straight from the venues and artists themselves:

Remembering Woody Guthrie at Grand Coulee

GRAND COULEE — Songs written by folk artist Woody Guthrie while he spent about a month touring Grand Coulee Dam and its surrounding area in 1941 will be the subject of a concert and symposium Saturday at the dam.

Write On The River announces winners

WENATCHEE — In a packed room of over 100 writers from throughout Central Washington, three high schoolers approached the stage to be recognized for their talent at Write On The River’s annual conference on May 14.

Ramble at Rocky Reach this weekend

Local middle school students and members of the community have a chance to learn about the native habitats of the Wenatchee area at a three-day event coming to Rocky Reach Dam this weekend.

Do movies matter? Absolutely. A Yale professor explains why.

LEAVENWORTH — When you settle into your seat at the Gateway Cinema or the Liberty with your white cheddar, buttered popcorn and your Twizzlers, don your 3-D specs and lean back for the show, are you doing anything of import, or are you merely escaping from all the truly important things in life?