Ashland picks new artistic leader

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival announced a new artistic director in a Tuesday…



Oregon Spotlight: Spring breaks from Shakespeare to Caravaggio

Mark Murphey (holding book) plays William Joad, who meets unexpected relative Martin Jodes, played by Tony Sancho (on ground), in Octavio Solis’ “Mother Road” at Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Photo by: Jenny Graham/Oregon Shakespeare Festival

We’ve set the clocks ahead, spring is coming, and that means Oregonians…



Sometimes you can judge a book by its cover

Margo Klass’ “Ursa Major: The Great Bear in the Sky” is a mixed media piece including a tacket-bound (exposed binding) book in box casement with sliding door and base.

When Margo Klass boards the plane in Fairbanks bound for Oregon, she’ll…



Sounds beyond Shakespeare

by ALICE HARDESTY It may come as a surprise to Portlandia that…



Doing the dance — in 3D design and in ballet

Dancers Maggie Rupp and Peter Deffebach perform a pas de deux from “Swan Lake,” one of several pieces that Portland Ballet dancers will perform Friday in the Chehalem Cultural Center in Newberg. Photo by: Blaine Truitt Covert

When I’m paying attention, I occasionally catch word about a Yamhill County…



Tattoo you: art in the flesh

A week ago Wednesday evening, the night before the official First Thursday…