NEWS & NOTES

ArtsWatch Weekly: NEA battle, dancing with Rodin

It’s been a busy week in the arts world. Nationally, as the…

 

THEATER

Marjorie, in her prime

Walter has a curious affect, in more ways than one. As he…

 
 

FILM

A Road Dog barks his tale

“Our story starts in the Garden of Eden,” Kelley Baker begins. “Not…

 

MUSIC

PDX Jazz Festival reviews: Hearing the home folks

by DOUG RAMSEY In addition to presenting big national names, an appealing…

 
 

DANCE

Swan Lake? Yes and no.

Oregon Ballet Theatre’s new Swan Lake, with a reconceived libretto by artistic…

 

VISUAL ART

Well-worn Oregon, refugee dreams

I caught up not long ago with the Portland novelist and photographer…