White Bird Dance Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall Portland Oregon
February 2020

There is a value in simple things

Talking with “triple threat” Caroline Shaw, in town to perform her own music with Third Angle New Music.

PSU Chamber Choir.

Storming Viking Pavilion

Fast break: PSU brings a choral music “rock star” and 500 singers to its campus basketball arena.

Angela Niederloh as Julia Child in Bon Appetit! Photo by Kate Szrom.

Breathing fresh air

“An American Quartet” of short comic operas? Yes, indeed, thank you very much.

Cuddles at CoHo

Fear, intimacy, and absurdity collide in CoHo’s “The Found Dog Ribbon Dance.”

“The 99W” is a documentary featuring a homegrown topic: The Newberg drive-in theater, one of only three remaining in Oregon.

Nine short takes on 85 short films

From horse-racing to Newberg’s 99W drive-in, there’s a lot to like in this weekend’s McMinnville Short Film Festival.

Dave Densmore says one of his goals in writing poetry is to “reinforce for the men and women of the industry a sense of pride in what we do and who we are.” Photo by Patrick Dixon, courtesy FisherPoets Gathering

Fishers of poetry

Commercial fishermen will share poems, stories, and songs during the 23rd annual FisherPoets Gathering in Astoria.

DramaWatch: Punch-Drunk Life

“She’s crazy. Always has been. Always will be.” Imago’s “Special K” drinks deep of theatrical madness.

ArtsWatch Weekly: Flying Colors

Lighting up the galleries, scratching out arts funding, experimenting with learning, sussing “world music.”

Falling for flamenco

Laura Onizuka will teach the Spanish dance and art form at an upcoming Lincoln City retreat.

Land and Water: By Necessity

A gathering of Native American activists and a documentary film join the battle against climate threats.

DramaWatch: Monster Mash-Up

Clown CoHort cavorts through Romanticism’s fertile ground; openings & closings dot the theater calendar.

Baritone Christòpheren Nomura with accompanist Daniel Lockert at Hearts of Humanity. Photo by Chava Florendo, courtesy of Anima Mundi.

A Healing Journey Through Song

Baritone Christòpheren Nomura’s “deeply moving” performance in Ashland’s Heart of Humanity series.

PBO’s Monica Huggett to retire

The internationally prominent violinist, who’s led Portland Baroque Orchestra for 26 years, will retire in 2021.

Critical remakes but no art

Triple Candie’s odd but effective retrospective of the Portland Center for the Visual Arts at the Portland Art Museum.

A tree grows in Eugene

Eugene Ballet creates the new dance “The Large Rock and The Little Yew” and revives “Alice in Wonderland.”

Portland Chamber Orchestra Valentines Day The Reser Beaverton Oregon
Portland Playhouse What I Learned In Paris Portland Oregon
Portland Center Stage Young Americans Portland Oregon
Boom Arts Okinum Hampton Opera Center Portland Oregon
Tualatin Valley Symphony Family Concert Featuring Star Wars NW Christian Church Tigard Oregon
White Bird Dance Trinity Irish The Reser Beaverton Oregon
Portland Piano International Solo Piano Series Portland Oregon
White Bird Dance Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall Portland Oregon
Profile Theatre Welcome to Arroyo's at Imago Theatre Portland Oregon
High Desert Museum Creations of Spirit Bend Oregon
push/FOLD at the Reser Beaverton Oregon
Triangle Productions Me & Tammy Portland Oregon
Eugene Ballet Petrushka with Orchestra Next Hult Center Eugene Oregon
Oregon Children's Theatre Dragons Love Tacos Newmark Theatre Portland Oregon
Northwest Dance Project Portland Oregon
Portland State University College of the Arts
Future Prairie Artist Collective Portland Oregon