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August 2020

Roll on, Columbia, roll on

ArtsWatch Weekly: An expansive exhibit looks at the lives and issues along the great river.

Graphic voices of Guantanamo

Portland writer Sarah Mirk’s new illustrated book tells the tales of lives in limbo at the “War on Terror” prison.

Streamers: Hot docs and cool jazz

Marc Mohan’s Streamers column considers the deeper recesses of your video options. This week that means a jazz classic and a trove of documentaries.

MusicWatch Weekly: What (else) is going on?

Last week we talked all about how everyone should be making albums right now, and hopefully you all nodded your heads and muttered, “hell yeah!”

Writing it right in Hollywood

Oregon screenwriter Ashwini Prasad writes the book on telling true tales of the erased and marginalized.

A joyful front-yard noise

Concert hall? Who needs a concert hall? A classical combo rocks out in a Portland neighborhood.

Now Hear This: August edition

Now Hear This is a monthly column that scours the pages of music distributor Bandcamp, looking for new work from local artists that would make fine additions to your digital library. This time around, that includes some vibrant hip-hop, contemporary classical vocal

Music Notes: gone virtual

With so many performances going online, our news roundup follows suit with video and audio from Oregon musicians for your home streaming enjoyment

The Art of Astrology

Renee Sills created Embodied Astrology to connect with herself, her clients and to make sense of the world.

MusicWatch Monthly: Sour grapes

Let’s talk about the part of the music industry most directly impacted by The Troubles: the shuttered venues where we no longer gather and share musical ecstasy. But let’s be honest…

Jane and Mike Brumfield closed thier gallery in Cannon Beach to concentrate on their gallery in their home town of Astoria

Home is where the art is

The pandemic forced owners of Brumfield Gallery to pick between two locations; they chose their hometown.

Chamber music and a virtual toast

A music festival known for blending sounds and wine pops the cork on its fifth vintage – this time, via streaming.

Triangle Productions presents Eleanor starring Margie Boule Portland Oregon
Pacific Maritime Heritage Center Prosperity of the Sea Lincoln County Historical Society Newport Oregon Coast
Newport Performance and Visual Arts Centers Newport Oregon Coast
Chamber Music Northwest Beethoven's Complete Piano Trios The Old Church Portland Oregon
City of Hillsboro Walters Cultural Arts Center She's Speaking Live! Hillsboro Oregon
Grace Goudy Distinguished Artists Series Willamette University Salem Oregon
Portland State University College of Arts William Shakespeare Measure for Measure PSU Portland Oregon
Portland Chamber Orchestra Young Artist Competition University of Portland Free Event Portland Oregon
Portland Area Theatre Alliance Fertile Ground Portland Oregon
Portland Art Museum Virtual Sneakers to Cutting Edge Kicks Portland Oregon
Tilikum Chamber Orchestra Lake Oswego High School Fairy Tales and Folk Songs Lake Oswego Oregon
Portland Center Stage at the Armory Quixote Nuevo Portland Oregon
Portland Columbia Symphony Realm of Nature Beaverton and Gresham Oregon
Portland Opera The Snowy Day Newmark Theatre Portland Oregon
White Bird Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Keller Auditorium Portland Oregon
Northwest Dance Project Sarah Slipper Newmark Theatre Portland Oregon
Corrib Theatre Contemporary Irish Theatre Portland Oregon
Seattle Opera The Life and Times of MalcolmX McCaw Hall Seattle Washington
Metropolitan Youth Symphony Music Concert Rooted Newmark Theatre Portland Oregon
White Bird Dance Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall Newmark Theater Portland Oregon
High Desert Museum Sensing Sasquatch Indigenous Art & Knowledge Bend Oregon
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