Portland Playhouse Performances Portland Oregon Events

October 2019

Roger Kukes: Many stories

The drawings and paintings of Roger Kukes brim with intertwining images and stories.

The Inside Show

A collaboration of artists and inmates gives lively, often funny voice to the view from inside the walls.

Go West, young fans

Stumptown Stages’ energetic production of “West Side Story” makes some missteps but still has the moves.

Anne Sofie von Otter and Kristian Bezuidenhout at Friends of Chamber Music concert October 2019. Photo courtesy of FOCM.

Being the song

Anne Sofie von Otter and Kristian Bezuidenhout show Portland how it’s done.

MusicWatch Weekly: A wider net

We stumble upon a Hall of Fame inductee, learn about joiking and konnakol, and hear from the audients.

Wit, speed, a blast from the past

Oregon Ballet Theatre lights the fireworks with Forsythe, Balanchine, and the dazzling return of “Scheherazade.”

Once Upon a Time in Dublin

Wondrous music tempers an overstuffed story in Broadway Rose’s “Once.”