CENTER STAGE: Fall brings great music to region

Each morning I have a routine. I get up, let Gypsy (my 70-pound German Shepherd) outside, get a cup of coffee and sit down at my computer to read the daily headlines. It was sure a surprise to see an email from Garth Brooks’ promoter with information about his upcoming show Nov. 11 at the Spokane Arena.

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Family Faire stage entertainment announced

Organizers of the 43rd annual Okanogan Family Faire have announced their line up of stage entertainment for the Oct. 20-22 event, east of Tonasket.

Evening of improv planned in Tonasket

An evening of improv with the Seattle TheaterSports is planned from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7 at the Community Cultural Center, 411 S. Western Ave.

Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood to perform in Spokane

The electrifying return of America’s most powerful concert force and No. 1 selling solo artist in U.S. history will perform at the Spokane Arena Nov. 11.

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Keenan to headline pair of concerts

2016 Curlew High School graduate Jaimee Keenan will host a pair of concerts next weekend in celebration of Canada’s Thanksgiving holiday.

CENTER STAGE: Plenty to do this weekend

Although the days are getting colder and darker earlier, there’s still plenty of activities to take in around Okanogan County.

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Hurricane fundraiser dubbed success

A total of $762 was raised Friday Sept. 22 during a Hurricane Harvey benefit concert and dinner at the Community Cultural Center.

O'Keary headlines Cultural Center

Blues musician Polly O'Keary will headline a concert Sept. 30, at the Community Cultural Center, 411 S. Western Ave.

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Hurricane Harvey benefit concert planned Saturday

A benefit concert is planned to raise funds for hurricane Harvey victims from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22 at the Community Cultural Center, 411 S. Western Ave.

CENTER STAGE: Are musicians the last of a dying breed?

Lack of support may make live music a thing of the past

Do you remember going to town and walking through the video store to rent a movie? For me it was an occasional weekend treat to hop in the car with Dad and drive uptown to pick out a classic movie.

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Locals receive awards at Waterville Fair

Local residents brought home several awards from the annual North Central Washington Fair Aug. 24-27.

Celebrating Cultures event planned at Pearrygin

A Washington State Parks Celebrating Cultures event is planned Sept. 17 at Pearrygin Lake State Park.

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CENTER STAGE: Okanogan County Fair proves success

Another Okanogan County Fair has come and gone, but not without leaving smiles on faces and joy in hearts.

CENTER STAGE: Lots of local entertainment on tap at county fair

It’s that time of year again. Tomorrow kicks off the first day of the 70th annual Okanogan County Fair. Perhaps one of the largest family reunions of sorts, the county fair brings something for everyone.

Exhibit focuses on 'Darkening Light'

A new exhibit, “Darkening Light,” will be offered Sept. 30 to Nov. 11 at Confluence Gallery and Art Center, 104 N. Glover St.