October 2020

Making music for the love of it

ArtsWatch Weekly: A different kind of orchestra, weekend of horrors, board moves, statues, farewells & flicks.

Farewell to the Tangerine Window

In his final days, designer and artist Tim Stapleton hosted a free flow of friends. Now, his final artwork is on view.

Another one bites the dust

A monument on Mt. Tabor to pioneering editor Harvey Scott was toppled. Is it worth putting back up?

'The Magic Flute' outdoors in St. Paul, OR, September 2020. Photo by Carolina Allen.

“Indisputably beautiful”: Taking ‘The Magic Flute’ outdoors

The last six months have left us starved for live music, with the country kinda-but-not-really shutting down to handle the pandemic. Luckily for us, a cohort of young singers took it upon themselves to stage the first full opera production in Oregon since March.

Chasing the Light

Shining through: Astoria’s LightBox Photographic Gallery is a bright beacon in dark times.

After the statues come down

At least 5 sculptures have been pulled down or removed in Portland in recent months. What should we do with them?

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