Tomorrow evening, meet the next generation of great artists, take a crash course in geometry and engineering, and get your hands dirty with clay and beeswax. It’s Art Walk time again. Here is your monthly guide to what’s happening this First Friday.
Just weeks after being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, classic power-pop band Cheap Trick will play a show at Town Toyota Center on April 25. Cheap Trick scored a string of hits in the late 1970s and early ’80s, including “Surrender,” “I Want You To Want Me” and “Dream Police.” The band has toured almost continuously since then. Kurt Cobain, Pearl Jam, Weezer and a long list of other musicians list Cheap Trick as an influence. And did you know: Cheap Trick wrote and performed the ...
Methow Valley composer and conductor Tara Kaiyala Weaver hears music in her mind. Her own classical compositions — most of which have never been played out loud — fill her ears. Now she is turning to the internet to help make her dream come true: an orchestral performance of her compositions by professional musicians.
Ask Davin Stedman about his Seattle soul band The Staxx Brothers. In response, if you are very lucky, the charismatic singer might treat you to a delightfully winding conversation about the roots of rock, the rise and fall of funk in the Northwest, the future of small-town journalism and geopolitical trends affecting the Canadian loonie, among other things.
Registration is open for the 2016 Write On The River writing conference happening May 13-15 at Wenatchee Valley College. Workshops will explore topics such as character development, conflict, memoir, fiction, writing for the internet and “How, If and When to Get an Agent.” Conference attendees will also have the chance to pitch book ideas to publishers.
Geraldine Warner of Wenatchee has won the People’s Choice Award from the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center for her fiber piece, “Forest Fire.” The award came with a $200 cash prize. Warner’s deep red, orange and purple quilt hung at the museum throughout the NCW Juried Art Show, which just ended. Visitors had the opportunity to vote for their favorite works of art.