WENATCHEE — Inspirations Ceramic & Art Cafe at 400 9th St. opened its doors on July 1st for the first time since March, with a special surprise for customers: the bright yellow art studio walls are now a fresh sea green. That’s not the only changes customers will notice, though.
The Doobie Brothers, Depeche Mode, Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G., Nine Inch Nails, T-Rex, Jon Landau, and Irving Azoff will get their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2020 induction after all, though it’ll be in a revised form.
WENATCHEE — Write on the River is hosting a 3-hour virtual masterclass Saturday led by guest speaker Scott Driscoll about voice, narrative distance and physic distance. Driscoll is a creative writing professor at the University of Washington and has published multiple written works.
I was thrilled to learn that the Wenatchee Valley Symphony has extended the contract with gifted conductor Dr. Nikolas Caoile of Central Washington University through the 2028-29 season. That’s great news.
Class with a Glass will host a virtual, pet-themed painting workshop and fundraiser for the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society on July 8. All proceeds from the Zoom-based class will be donated to the shelter, according to a Humane Society news release.
By Oline H. Cogdill (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) Sun Sentinel
The unreliable narrator can frustrate readers a bit as they try to figure out just who to believe, but this literary trope also can make for some intriguing novels as Liv Constantine shows in her third, exciting novel.
The "big man, little kid" comedy genre is a time-honored tradition and a seemingly required rite of passage for any professional wrestler making their way into more mainstream Hollywood roles. The trend was popularized with Hulk Hogan, in the likes of "Suburban Commando" and "Mr. Nanny," and…
LOS ANGELES — “Game of Thrones” author George R.R. Martin has shared that being in lockdown has helped him make “steady progress” on “The Winds of Winter,” the long-awaited sixth installment in his “A Song of Ice and Fire” fantasy series.
The Two Rivers Art Gallery opened its doors back up on June 17 and is welcoming guests back in. The gallery asks visitors to practice social distancing and are offering face masks at the door for a $1 donation.
WENATCHEE — Local artist Martha Flores has been painting signs in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and freely giving them away. Her recent expressionist work includes portraits of African Americans such as George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery.
Write on the River will hosting a webinar Saturday that offers interviewing tips for both fiction and nonfiction writers. The online event — Asking Better Questions: Interviewing for Writers — is aimed at helping writers “get better answers,” according to a WOTR news release.
SPOKANE — What do you get when you mix science fiction, cooperative gameplay, mining, shooting and dwarves in space? "Deep Rock Galactic," a surprisingly wholesome first-person shooter released on May 13. At first glance, the game might not seem upbeat — alien arachnid guts abound, the dwarv…
It’s an annual tradition for Bill Gates — Microsoft co-founder, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and avid reader — to release a summer reading list in May. This year, much of his attention is on the coronavirus pandemic, but he’s aware that many of us might be looking for…
The Numerica Performing Arts Center has announced the nominees for the second annual Apple Awards, a program that honors the achievements of local, participating individuals and schools that have demonstrated excellence or innovation in theater. Winners in eight categories will be announced …
Local photographer Reed Carlson will teach a virtual nature photography workshop hosted by the Wenatchee River Institute on June 4. As a part of the class, Carlson will give photography challenges that students can complete over the weekend, according to a WRI press release.
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Two Rivers Art Gallery is inviting local artists to participate in a backyard paint-out on June 20. The contest is a part of its annual Plein Air Paint Out, an event focused on capturing the role landscape plays in the Wenatchee Valley.
The Central Washington Modern Quilt Guild will host a Pop-Up Outdoor Quilt Show along the Apple Capital Recreation Loop Trail between Pybus Public Market and Walla Walla Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 30.
Like a lot of us, I’m finding these strange days difficult. So what better way to deal with stress than to pull from my shelves a great crime novel that makes me incredibly nervous? Donna Tartt’s 1992 debut The Secret History” isn’t exactly a whodunit — we’re told of the murder and who did i…
SPOKANE — If you’re bored, perhaps it’s time to play board games. Turn the clock back to 1989, and indulge in a marathon of fun in which dice, cards and spinners ruled alongside hair metal, drum machines and acid-washed jeans.
WENATCHEE — When crafting a song, one might start by reaching for an instrument. Mike Bills starts with his soldering iron. He often conjures up sounds from scratch by melting together homemade audio effects.
Children’s story reader Clare Morrison is usually surrounded by a crowd of young children when she does her storytimes in communities across Chelan, Douglas, and Grant counties. But for the last month, the bilingual outreach librarian for North Central Regional Library has been doing them fo…