• MusicWatch Weekly: Second summer chills out

    Portland cools down with Montavilla Jazz Festival, two-score local bands, orchestral hip-hop, and a bunch of bleached assholes
  • Refreshing and overwhelming

    An interview with composer-violinist Jessie Montgomery, performed and performing this weekend at Willamette Valley Chamber Music Festival
  • Double Divas

    China Forbes & Storm Large make a dream team of co-lead singers for Pink Martini at Edgefield this weekend
  • Exquisite Gorge 7: The Explorer

    Printmaker and teacher Molly Gaston Johnston follows Lewis & Clark's westward path to make her mark on Maryhill's Columbia River project
  • Footloose in a perilous Paradise

    Past and present tumble together in the vintage musicals "South Pacific" at Clackamas Rep and "Footloose" at Broadway Rose
 
 

NEWS & NOTES

Exquisite Gorge 7: The Explorer

STORY AND PHOTOGRAPHS BY FRIDERIKE HEUER Maryhill Museum of Art’s planned print…

 

THEATER

Footloose in a perilous Paradise

The ideal summer-musical matchup might’ve been Footloose and Fancy Free, the great…

 
 

CULTURE

Coast calendar: Cool diversions for summer’s dog days

sleeping fox by marit berg

It’s been a hot, muggy summer here on the Coast, which for…

 

MUSIC

MusicWatch Weekly: Second summer chills out

Happy Indonesian Independence Day! Seventy-four years ago today, Indonesia declared its independence…

 
 

DANCE

Beloved Festival: decolonizing music

Photo by Amandala Photography.

For eleven years, Oregon’s Beloved Festival has embraced multicultural musical diversity, environmental…

 

VISUAL ART

Chalk up another win for art

Look down. No, really. On the pavement. Suddenly that big gray sea…