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Heat Advisory issued July 29 at 8:28AM PDT until July 29 at 8:00PM PDT by NWS

...HOT CONDITIONS EXPECTED AGAIN ON TODAY... ...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A HEAT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING. * TEMPERATURES...HIGHS 99 TO 105. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. * TIMING...TEMPERATURES WILL BE WARMEST BETWEEN 1 PM AND 8 PM.

This Afternoon

Hi102° Hot

Tonight

Lo71° Mostly Clear

Wednesday

Hi100° Hot

Wednesday Night

Lo70° Mostly Clear

Thursday

Hi99° Hot

Thursday Night

Lo71° Mostly Clear

Friday

Hi95° Slight Chc Thunderstorms

Friday Night

Lo70° Slight Chc Thunderstorms

Saturday

Hi94° Mostly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo71° Partly Cloudy

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Vermont cellist Eugene Friesen performs “Soul of the Cello,” a concert showcasing an assortment of musical styles as part of a benefit evening for Icicle Arts’ education programs.

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The Icicle Creek Piano Trio plays a selection of musical treats based on votes by the audience. Under categories marked “Traditional Fare,” “Main Course,” “Ethnic Cuisine” and “Sweets,” are offerings by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Clara Schumann, Joaquín Turina, Ástor Piazzolla and more.
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Local choral groups again raise their voices to benefit the Spurs and Spokes 4-H program, a therapeutic horseback riding project for disabled kids and adults.
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Brad Miller plays along to silent films from the 1920s on the Liberty Theater Pipe Organ. Songs from the era including “Ain’t Misbehavin’,” “Five Foot Two Eyes of Blue,” “Makin’ Whoopee” and “Charleston” sound off between features starring Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, the Keystone Cops and Gloria Swanson.

The Rose Trio presents concert Saturday

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Brethren Baptist Church, 535 Okanogan Ave., will host a free concert at 4 p.m. Saturday. The Rose Trio, violinists Mary Carter Pringer and Marva Lee McCracken, as well as cellist Cathie Lau, will perform classical, dance and fiddle tunes.
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Wenatchee “Music from Finland” 7 p.m. Friday; Grace Lutheran Church, 1408 Washington St.; $8 suggested donation 663-2189
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The Leavenworth handbell chorus rings through NCW with its annual holiday tour.
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Wenatchee “A Columbia Chorale Family Christmas” 7:30 p.m. Friday; Performing Arts Center of Wenatchee, 123 N. Wenatchee Ave.; $14 adults, $12 seniors, $8 students; pacwen.org 663-2787
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Icicle Creek Music Center faculty and students display their talents with masterclasses and concerts. Masterclasses with Piano Festival students are free and open to the public at 11 a.m. Jan. 6-8, led by Christina Dahl, Oksana Ezhokina and Seth Knopp.

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Wenatchee pianist Merchant performs a senior recital on Friday. He recently graduated from Whitworth University with a degree in piano performance. His recital includes music by Joseph Haydn, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Claude Debussy and Johann Sebastian Bach.
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The Apollo Club, Appleaires, Confluence Vocal Octet, Grace Lutheran Church’s Voices of Grace and three advanced piano students play a benefit concert for the Wenatchee Valley Music Teachers Association.
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Music pros pass down the craft

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Jazz Workshop is back with training for students and concerts for the community. Six visiting jazz professional musicians this week are helping area middle and high school students improve their musical skills.
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Lose Yourself: Eminem only wins 2 of 10 Grammys

LOS ANGELES — The Grammys love Eminem. Over his decade plus career, they’ve showered him with 13 Grammy Awards — and gave him two during this year’s ceremonies. But their love for Eminem seems to only extend to the rap categories. Despite being regarded as one of music’s geniuses, he has never won a Grammy outside of the genre — a streak that continued on Sunday.
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Mariachi festival continues through Sunday evening

WENATCHEE — Students practiced the song “La Palma” before Friday’s Wenatchee High School Mariachi Festival children’s concert. The festival continues with concerts at 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Saturday’s performance will be at the Wenatchee High School auditorium, 1101 Millerdale Ave., and Sunday’s will be at the Wenatchee Community Center, 504 S. Chelan Ave. Admission is $10. For more information call 393-8871 or go to pacwen.org or whsmariachi.com.

Talking It Over: New conductor brings symphony fresh energy

The arrival of new conductor Nick Caoile to the Wenatchee Valley Symphony has given that group of musicians, and their audience, a whole new appreciation for the importance of leadership. He led the symphony in a memorable concert Saturday night, punctuated by the stellar solo performance of violinist Heather Netz, a local girl who got her musical start here.
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Mariachi mentors play a happy tune

Micaela Salgado, 10, practices with Mariachi Huenachi member Cindy Santana. Between 40 and 50 students attended the second annual Elementary School Mariachi Workshop at Columbia Elementary School in Wenatchee on Saturday.

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Choirs from North Central Washington and Canada join together for a performance at the Festhalle. Leavenworth Village Voices hosts this year’s event, performing with the Camerata Club, Wenatchee Apollo Club, Wenatchee Appleaires, Bisset Singers, Naramata Community Choir and Trail Harmony Choir.
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Talking it over: Steward was instrumental to the symphony

The April concert of the Wenatchee Valley Symphony Orchestra comes next Saturday night. This season, under its new conductor Nick Caoile of Central Washingon University, has been one that has given the group new life.

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Internationally renowned pianist Richard Dowling gives a performance at the WoodShed. Dowling has been featured on the NPR program “Performance Today” and PBS television show “Debut.” He has played at New York’s Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall.