• DramaWatch: Airing Ireland’s dirty laundry

    Corrib Theatre tells the sordid story of Magdalene Laundries in "Eclipsed." The week in Portland theater also boasts new plays, pirates, and a lady's choice of a musical.
  • Art review: Through the pinhole, vastly

    Julia Bradshaw’s "Survey" at Truckenbrod Pop-Up Gallery imagines new planets from a long way up
  • The Week: See you in the dock

    Autumn settles in swiftly, and with it the rhythms of a new cultural season, from "In the Heights" to the sidewalks of Forest Grove
  • Hearing injustice

    Monday’s FearNoMusic concert features new music composed in response to last year’s Supreme Court confirmation battle over alleged sexual harassment
  • Dualing & dueling at the easel

    Landscape painters Michael Orwick and Anton Pavlkenko have a friendly showdown at Cannon Beach's Earth & Ocean Arts Festival
 
 

NEWS & NOTES

The Week: See you in the dock

Autumn settles in swiftly across Oregon, and with it the rhythms of a new cultural season.

 

The Week: Art is where you look

From Eastern Oregon to a paint-out on the coast to queer opera and TBA in Portland to the New York streets, art is where you look.

 

ARTSWATCH FOCUS

‘The Hillsboro Story’: Weaving a web of memories

In her new book, Susan Banyas takes a kaleidoscopic look back at a landmark school desegregation case.

 

Notes from Eastern Oregon: Art centers keep culture alive

The entrance of the Carnegie library that houses the Pendleton Arts Center was designed to resemble the Pazzi Chapel at the Basilica di Santa Croce in Florence, Italy. Randy Gundlach’s horse statue lends a western touch. Photo by: David Bates

Collections in Pendleton, La Grande and Baker City range from rocks to Lee Marvin's yellow-striped pants.

 
 

THEATER

DramaWatch: Airing Ireland’s dirty laundry

Corrib looks at a "medieval" Irish scandal; Triangle makes a Darcelle musical; a pirate for the kids.

 

‘In the Heights’: A transportive musical time capsule

Portland Center Stage delivers a grand, energetic production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's "In the Heights."

 

MUSIC

Hearing injustice

A FearNoMusic concert features new music composed in response to a Supreme Court confirmation battle.

 

MusicWatch Weekly: How to decide

Matthew Neil Andrews tells all: Your guide to choosing a balanced musical diet.

 
 

DANCE

DanceWatch Monthly: TBA gets it going

This year's Time-Based Art Festival is loaded with dance events. The rest of September's leaping with dance, too.

 

PHAME and friends rock out

Left to right: Rochette, Mulligan, Raunig, Plass, Hobson.

"I was really on fire": PHAME Academy and Portland Opera collaborate on original rock opera.

 

VISUAL ART

Art review: Through the pinhole, vastly

Julia Bradshaw's "Survey" at the Truckenbrod Pop-Up Gallery in Corvallis investigates imaginary planets through a pinhole camera.

 

Dualing & dueling at the easel

Two landscape painters have a friendly smackdown at Cannon Beach's Earth & Ocean Arts Festival.

 
 

CULTURE

TBA report: aggressive whimsey, meditative chaos, kinetic violin

PICA's TBA Festival of contemporary performance is gone. But its memories linger on.

 

Art on the Road: Whitney Biennial

The power of codes in the art of black women: an adventurous show talks smartly with art on the streets.

 

OREGON

Falling for wine country arts

Yamhill County kicks into fall with gallery shows, a Greek theater fest, an unsolved mystery, and more.

 

Coast calendar: a little dancing, a little strumming

Michael Orwick will be one of the teachers of a five-day plein air workshop in Cannon Beach leading up to the Earth & Ocean Arts Festival.

A festival of environmental art, dancing in the woods, and lots of music light up the Coast.