Category: Our Arts and Culture

Podcast episode 46: Patrick Walker and how the Wenatchee River Institute engages students in the natural world

My guest this week is Patrick Walker, the energetic executive director of the Wenatchee River Institute, an outdoor learning center in Leavenworth that is providing unique opportunities for students and community members to engage...

Podcast episode 39: Our Valley effort is making a significant impact here

We’re doing something special for this week’s podcast. I joined with Mission Ridge Ski and Board Resort to host a community conversation on February 8th focusing on grass-roots community building effort called Our Valley...

We all own Pybus Public Market: Here’s how we can help it thrive

http://traffic.libsyn.com/artofcommunityncw/38_Pybus_Public_Market_and_building_community.mp3 One of the myths in the Wenatchee Valley is that Pybus Public Market is “owned” by local philanthropists Mike and JoAnn Walker. While they made extraordinary contributions to make the market a reality,...

Podcast episode 38: The magic of Pybus Public Market in enhancing our community and how we can help

http://traffic.libsyn.com/artofcommunityncw/38_Pybus_Public_Market_and_building_community.mp3 My guests this week are Kristin Wright Lodge and Katie Pauly of the Pybus Market Charitable Foundation board. We spoke about the magical way that Pybus Public Market has brought the Wenatchee Valley...

For these singers, friendship and music trump their political differences

http://traffic.libsyn.com/artofcommunityncw/37_The_Apollo_Club-_Healing_the_divide_through_music.mp3 Paul Bergman and Gabe Stefanides have strongly held but diametrically opposed political views, yet they have found a way to develop a deep friendship through their musical kinship in the Apollo Club. I...