by Dani Tirrell
As I reflect the opening weekend of NWNW Festival, there are three performances that struck a cord with me. And got me excited about PNW arts again. The first being Vanessa Goodman.
Field of Dreams, good & evil, and building a community to support the arts: OtB Artistic Director Lane Czaplinski and sidekick Erin Jorgensen cover this and more in their in-depth conversation at the Streamline Tavern.
by Brett Love
Helena Theatre Company
I was very excited to see Helena Theatre Company on the bill, precisely because they are from Helena. One of the great things about NWNW is that we get to see performers from so many different areas.
by Joyce S.C. Liao
Deserving Art by Helena Theatre Company – During the piece I kept trying to pull myself back and not to be distracted by my own thoughts. “Funding is the beginning of magic” – I pondered on this phrase….. “or something else?” I thought of the image of empty audience seats in the opening night of independent-produced shows. Where were the people?
by Eric Pitsenbarger
There’s something so satisfying, so fundamentally fulfilling watching (and listening!), to David Schmader