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Winter Weather Advisory issued December 07 at 8:52PM PST until December 09 at 4:00AM PST by NWS

...SEVERAL ROUNDS OF SNOW EXPECTED THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH THE WEEKEND... .SNOW WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE REGION THURSDAY NIGHT AND WILL CONTINUE OFF AND ON THROUGH THE WEEKEND. IT NOW APPEARS MOST OF THE REGION WILL ONLY SEE A ROUND OF LIGHT SNOW THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY WITH ONLY LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS AND THUS SEVERAL OF THE

Overnight

Lo17° Mostly Cloudy

Thursday

Hi26° Isolated Snow Showers then Heavy Snow

Thursday Night

Lo20° Heavy Snow

Friday

Hi28° Chance Snow

Friday Night

Lo21° Chance Snow

Saturday

Hi31° Chance Snow then Slight Chance Snow

Saturday Night

Lo22° Mostly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi32° Slight Chance Snow

Sunday Night

Lo23° Chance Snow

Monday

Hi29° Slight Chance Snow Showers

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Short Shakes’ 38th year brings new script, new partnership

For Short Shakespeareans, a local youth theater program, their 38th year is one filled with firsts. Branching out from their normal rotation of Shakespeare plays, Director Kelly Atwood made the decision this year to put on “Much Ado About Nothing.” The comedy, written by Shakespeare in the middle of his career, has never been done before by Short Shakes. It opens tonight at the Riverside Playhouse.
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Original Heart members bring back the hits in spin-off band Heart By Heart

On July 21, Wenatchee rock ‘n’ roll fans will have the chance to enjoy what bassist Steve Fossen calls the “good vibes of the music of Heart.” First a founding member of the band Heart, Fossen, 66, is now the founding member of a Heart “spin-off” band, Heart by Heart.
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Monday night jams draw a crowd

WENATCHEE — It’s 7 p.m. on a Monday. Most bars in town are quiet tonight. But at the Riverside Pub at Columbia Valley Brewing, the party is just starting.
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Crowdfunding a classical concert

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.
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Timbrrr! time in Leavenworth

Did you buy your tickets to the Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival yet? According to event organizers, tickets are running low, so you may want to get right on that today.

Symphony announces 2016 Young Musician Competition

The Wenatchee Valley Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce the 2016 Angela Schuster Svendsen Memorial Young Musician Competition to be held April 16. The Young Musician Competition is open to all musicians in the Greater Wenatchee Valley (Chelan, Douglas, Grant and Okanogan Counties) who will be entering the 10th, 11th or 12th grade in the fall of 2016. The competition is open to all musicians, whether they are attending public, private or home schools. Musicians will find the application form online at wenatcheesymphony.org/young-musician-competition.
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The Mondegreens bring folk-tinged indie to Leavenworth this weekend

It’s like something out of a movie — too good to be true. Three high school friends who practice singing harmony in their high school band room in Chico, California, start a band covering the Avett Brothers and the Beatles. The band gets bumped to the back burner when they all go to different colleges, where so many high school bands go to die. But somehow, through winter breaks spent recording in their parents’ living rooms, the band doesn’t die. In fact, it grows.
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Everything is going to be alright: Shawn Mullins is coming to the Snowy Owl Theater

After nearly a decade struggling to make it work as a singer-songwriter, Shawn Mullins hit it big. His song, “Lullaby,” caught the ear of an Atlanta disc jockey in 1998, then spread to radios stations across the country. You probably know at least the chorus: “Everything’s gonna be alright. Rockabye. Rockabye.”

Symphony announces 2015-2016 season

The Wenatchee Valley Symphony Orchestra has announced its 2015-16 season lineup. The theme of the year is “Music You Know and Love,” and that’s just what the season includes: classical favorites from Beethoven, Haydn, Mozart, Copland, Brahms and Shostakovich. Here’s the schedule:
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Four questions with… Olivia de la Cruz

For as long as she can remember, Chelan native Olivia de la Cruz has been drawn to music. So as a young woman with a big voice, she took a job as a singing server at Tsillan Cellars, “an experience that tore down the last shreds of self-consciousness and gave her the gift of fearlessness,” according to her official bio. Nowadays, she’s part of a tight-knit group of professional musicians living in Seattle, playing her unique brand of folksy, lyrical Americana at frequent gigs around the state as her career ...