WENATCHEE — Rapunzel letting down her golden hair. The evil stepmother refusing to let Cinderella go to the ball. Jack and his beanstalk. And little red riding hood visiting her grandmother in the forest. “Into the Woods” at Ohme Gardens County Park has it all.

A previous version of this story incorrectly labeled last week's event name as Moving into the Future, the name of an upcoming panel on June 24. The panel referenced in this story is named Reimagining the Arts.

SEATTLE — A year and change into the pandemic, it seems certain that some of our ‘rona lifestyle adjustments will spill over into the post-vaccinated world. Beyond the rise of “soft pants,” one lockdown phenomenon that appears here to stay, at least in some form, is livestreamed concerts.

Thirteen years ago, Taylor Swift opened her song "Love Story" with a memory: "We were both young when I first saw you," the precocious country star, then 18, sang in the lead single from her 2008 "Fearless" album, "I close my eyes and the flashback starts."

“There’s no music scene out there,” said Conner Faulkner, talking by phone from Los Angeles about his hometown of Wenatchee. That’s why the 25-year-old artist, known professionally as “Dyve,” moved to L.A. to follow his career goals.

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As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, nostalgia continues to be essential pop culture comfort food. Consider these DVD picks, all out Dec. 1, for anyone on your gift-giving list (or yourself).

With large-scale tours and festivals still nowhere in sight, getting pumped about new music this fall means getting pumped about the season's upcoming albums. Fortunately, there are plenty to stoke our excitement, from the highly anticipated debut by K-pop's biggest girl group to a timely re…

GEORGE — Organizers have canceled next month’s George, WA Bluegrass Festival due to the state’s crowd-size regulations. The annual free festival, hosted by the George Community Hall, usually brings in roughly 250-300 attendees, said event director Debby Kooy.

Keep it virtual or take an evening trip outside to catch one of roughly two dozen artists performing in the Wenatchee Valley this week. Events include an open mic for guitar soloists, the jazzy Vincent Allis and Rhia Foster and a few classical concert performances.

Icicle Creek Center for the Arts is creating powerful new experiences for audiences in North Central Washington and beyond by livestreaming concerts and also rehearsals. Thanks to the teamwork of marketing manager Mason Elliott and technical director Eric Frank, the nonprofit is delivering a…