Portland Center Stage Young Americans Portland Oregon
March 2020
Portland Baroque Orchestra livestream March 2020.

Covideo

Is it real, or is it covideo? Forced to shut down concerts, music groups turn to livestreaming.

Solidarity through song

Voices from the front: Anton Belov brings a community of singers together through Facebook Karaoke.

The Show Must Go On(line)!

COVID-19 and Portland dance: spaces close, shows are delayed, classes shift online, financial crises loom.

The Unknown Exhibition

Curator Lucy Cotter’s show at CCAC was poignant before the pandemic. Now it is even more urgent.

White Bird on the brink

The rest of its season canceled by the health crisis, the venerable dance presenter faces acute money woes.

Photo: IATSE Local 28 Schnitz Crew. Courtesy of Charles Noble.

MusicWatch Weekly: The Apocalypse will be livestreamed

First of all, how are you? Eating enough? Staying inside and entertained? Called your friends and/or family lately? Good. Let’s start by collectively admitting that we’re Not Doing Alright. It’s been a busy two weeks since last we spoke, dear reader: schools

Photo First: Social distancing

We know. It’s tough. But some Portlanders have been practicing it a long time. A look at states of solitude.

Celebrating mundane interiors

Patrick Collier considers the appeal of the everyday still life scenes captured in Leslie Hickey’s photographs on view at Holding Contemporary

Judging by the cover

Marlon Mullen’s bright paintings are inspired by book and magazine covers but in a category all their own

Eine Kleine Strassemusik

Photo First: A Little Street Music (or, remembering Portland as it so recently was).

Open Wide

A shipwreck brought musician Emily Lau to Portland. It didn’t happen in Oregon but off the Italian coast, where in 2012 the cruise ship Costa Concordia ran aground, capsized and killed 32 people. Lau was on her honeymoon, and though she and

The political prints of John Buck

The retrospective at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art doesn’t broadcast political intent but the implications of the artists prints are anything but subtle.

At PCS, a season for all sorts.

From “Hair” to “Hedwig,” a broad range of stories populates Portland Center Stage’s 2020-’21 season.

MusicWatch Weekly: Stay home!

Bad news, everyone! No, it’s not quite the end of the world. But, yes, shows are being canceled.

Fertile Ground 3: Herstories

A very fertile festival: How to Really, Really? Really! Love a Woman, and other vulvagyric herstories.

Roselit Bone

MusicWatch Monthly: American mestizaje

Defining “American”: Caroline Shaw, nyckelharpa and hardanger fiddle, Carnatic voice & violin, harps & drums, American gothick.

Striking a reckoning with death

Jess Evans and Lyra Butler-Denman’s “Delicate Fish/BARDO” takes a tender look at grief, pain, and death.

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