Arts and Entertainment

November at the CCC – 7th annual benefit auction Nov. 10

TONASKET – The seventh annual CCC Benefit Auction highlights November events a the Community Cultural Center of Tonasket. The auction takes place Saturday, Nov. 10, with doors opening at 4:30 p.m. The silent auction begins at 4:30 p.m., gourmet dinner is at 5:30 p.m., silent auction closes at 7:00 p.m. and live auction starts at [...]

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Tumbleweed Film Fest brings the Okanogan to Seattle

SEATTLE – Tumbleweed International Film Festival organizers are bringing a taste of the Okanogan to Seattle by holding Tumbleweed events every other month in the Seattle area.

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Halloween Happenings: Party at Vicki’s Unique Boutique on Friday evening

NORTH COUNTY – This Halloween promises a lot of fun things to do in the North County, including the return of The Haunted Hayride and the Oroville Downtown Trick or Treat.

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Slideshow | A Cavallo, Quill Hyde’s “hanky-janky glory”

  TONASKET – Some things just defy description, and A Cavallo is one of them. It doesn’t mean an attempt won’t be made, but really? Quill Hyde, Tonasket’s artist/engineer extraordinaire, designed and built the metal structure with a little help from a lot of friends, transforming what is best characterized as a pile of junk [...]

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October events at the Community Cultural Center of Tonasket

TONASKET - October 4,11,18,25: Thursday night Merkaba Café and Open Mic – Sign up starts at 4:30 p.m. and music starts at 5:00 p.m. with dinner available for purchase. October 5-6: – CCC Benefit Rummage Sale and Flea Market – 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. both days. Donations of usable items and clothes can be brought to the [...]

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Mixing Fantasy & Reality

TONASKET – It wasn’t the doorway to Narnia that appeared on the north side of the Community Cultural Center in Tonasket over the weekend. The latest blend of fantasy and reality that has transformed the CCC into the city’s most eye-catching building is yet another mural by Edmonds artist Andy Eccleshall, who made his second [...]

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Film festival cofounders Mo Fine and Geoff Klein address film goers at the Tumbleweed International Film Festival held Aug. 16 to 18 at the NK'MIP Desert Cultural Center. Photos by Gary DeVon

Tumbleweed Film Festival rolled north to Osoyoos

OSOYOOS, B.C. – Fresh from its success at the third annual Tumbleweed International Film Festival in Oroville, in early August, the event moved north to Osoyoos for three short film-packed days Aug. 16-18.

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Pictured are the two lead character, Nicole Pearce and Douglas Leese in a production of Neil Simon's Barefoot in the Park. In addition to Pearce and Leese, who were producer and director, respectively, the cast included Marile and Steve Kundel and Ugo Bar

Lake Crest Winery hosts ‘Barefoot in the Park’

OROVILLE – Last Saturday night Lake Crest Winery hosted a dinner theater catered by Bonaparte Lake Resort and featuring Neil Simon’s “Barefoot in the Park.”

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Geoff Klein, Mo Fine and Esther Bricques winemakers Steve and Linda Colvin welcome movie-goers to the barrel room which has been converted to a theater for the TwIFF.

Three nights of great short films in Oroville at Tumbleweed Film Festival

OROVILLE – The Tumbleweed International Film Festival presented 33 short films over three nights, featuring everything from documentaries, to an Oscar winning animated film.

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Cierra Williams performs "Jesus, Take the Wheel" at the Nashville Country Star state finals at the Omak PAC on Saturday, March 31. Brent Baker photos

Not the big prize, but maybe the best one

OMAK – Cierra Williams may not have broken into the ranks of the big prizes at Saturday’s Nashville Country Star state finals.

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