All Classical Radio James Depreist
2019
MYS Oregon to Iberia

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.”

A cityscape in crochet

Sebastian Zinn discusses Jo Hamilton’s new mural at SE 56th and Foster.

Bakkhai to the future

Shaking the Tree’s ravishing new version of Euripides’ ancient Greek tragedy ripples nervously down the centuries.

The music of our time?

A Delgani String Quartet concert featuring living local composers raises questions of tradition and timeliness.

Happy birthday, Street Roots

The weekly paper and its vendor-poets celebrate 20 years as beacons of advocacy for the city’s homeless.

Composer Joan Szymko conducting. Photo courtesy of the composer.

Light amid darkness

This is what we fear…Nothing to think withNothing to love or link with From “Aubade” by Philip Larkin, excerpted in Shadow & Light. When Eugene Concert Choir and Vocal Arts director Diane Retallack approached Joan Szymko in 2014 to write a new

Composer Oscar Bettison. Photo by Sarah Bettison.

Building and rebuilding

Composer Oscar Bettison talks about making cool music and helping the Oregon Symphony kick off its season.

Vertigo goes dark and complex

“The David Lynch of Portland theater” strikes up its 22nd season with a broodingly funny world premiere.

Monica Setziol-Phillips carves at the same bench her father, Leroy Setziol, used. A resident of Sheridan, she is former president of the Yamhill County Cultural Coalition. Photo by: Stuart Eagon

Carving her own path

Monica Setziol-Phillips’ art is installed at Salishan, within steps of work by her famous woodcarver father.

Jess Perlitz Onward

The view from Portland2019

The Portland2019 Biennial at Disjecta offers a survey of socially and politically engaged local art.

“The happiness of the Ken Martin family is reflected in their smiles” notes the caption of an AP Wirephoto published in May 1959, the day after the body of 11-year-old Susan (far right) was found in a Camas Slough. Other family members are (from left): Virginia, 13; son Donald (no age given); parents Barbara and Ken; and Barbara, 14 (seated on floor). Except for Donald, the family disappeared in December 1958 on a Christmas-tree outing. Photo courtesy: JB Fisher

The family that vanished

Author JB Fisher discusses the 61-year-old mystery of what happened to the Martin family of Portland.

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.

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