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University taps honor choir for commercial song

A talented children’s choir from Wenatchee is helping to promote an innovative teacher preparation program run by Heritage University and Educational Service District (ESD) 105 in Yakima. The sounds of the St. Joseph School Honor Choir singing can be heard in the background of the latest radio commercials for HU 105.

Icicle Arts to provide integrated art lessons at elementary schools

LEAVENWORTH — Icicle Arts begins a new art program for all students at Peshastin-Dryden and Osborn elementary schools. “FUSE: Elementary Integrated Art Program” provides hands-on art lessons integrated into school core subjects, while simultaneously teaching essential visual art learning standards.

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Put the pizzazz in presents

My family members don’t need to look at the tags anymore to know which presents come from me.

Not your ordinary Christmas play

EAST WENATCHEE — Actors will bring to life a Christmas play Pastor Andrew Thompson has written about the social issue of student homelessness and ways that community members can get involved.

St. Luke’s to hold traditional Advent service

WENATCHEE — St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will present a traditional candlelight Advent Service of Lessons and Carols at 5:30 p.m. Sunday at the church, 428 King St. The public is welcome.
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Surviving a freshman’s first trip home

We’re coming up on one of the watershed moments of a college student’s freshman year — worse than the realization that the “freshman 15” is not an urban myth and more cringe-inducing than seeing a roommate in their underwear.
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Village Voices offers trio of concerts

Christmas in the Mountains concert series, featuring Leavenworth’s Village Voices community chorus, is once again celebrating Christmas with three December concerts. Established in 1982, the chorus of mixed voices will present their 2014 season with performances filled with music and song.

Foundation gives $57,820 for music, arts

The Community Foundation of NCW has awarded $57,820 in grants to music and arts programs in the greater Wenatchee Valley. The grant funding comes from the Woods Family Music and Arts Fund, which the foundation manages.