Bag & Baggage Theater Productions The Vault Hillsboro Oregon
2019
Linda Austin performs 'PS122: Insert Silence. Photo by Glenn Sogge.

The beginning of listening

The Creative Music Guild’s Extradition Series summer concert confronts the sounds of silence.

For Labor Day, the art of work

As the labor movement faces new challenges, art that reveals the highs and lows of work and its significance in life.

The Week: It’s Stan Foote Day

Plus: It’s a print in the Gorge, a paint-out at the coast, dance for a prince, a Woody Guthrie opera. The week in Oregon arts.

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

PHAME and friends rock out

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

Boja Kragulj with her clarinet and technology at CMNW 2019.

Technology is the bridge

CMNW performer-composer Boja Kragulj talks technology, creativity, education, and making connections.

Exquisite Gorge 8 & 9: The Map Makers

As the print date for Maryhill Museum’s Columbia River project approaches, its artists think about the mix of maps and territory.

MusicWatch Weekly: Second summer chills out

Happy Indonesian Independence Day! Seventy-four years ago today, Indonesia declared its independence from the Netherlands after three centuries of Dutch colonialism (I’ll bet you thought they were always just about tulips and weed). To celebrate, here’s a little video (if you can’t

Refreshing and overwhelming

An interview with composer-violinist Jessie Montgomery, at Willamette Valley Chamber Music Festival.

Double Divas

China Forbes & Storm Large make a dream team of co-lead singers for Pink Martini.

Exquisite Gorge 7: The Explorer

Printmaker Molly Gaston Johnson follows Lewis & Clark’s westward path to make her mark on theColumbia River project.

Exquisite Gorge 6: The Guardian

Grand Ronde tribes’ Greg Archuleta links past and future in Maryhill’s Columbia Gorge print project.

Chalk up another win for art

Beaverton’s Chalk Art Festival draws evanescent images and crowds to a place where the people are.

West Coast Woodcut: edges of life

In Maryhill’s Year of the Print, an exhibit of contemporary printmaking cuts from urban realism to the rhythms of the natural world.