Bag & Baggage Danny and the Deep Blue Sea The Vault Theatre Hillsboro Oregon
2020

Fraying Around the Edges

Amid a pandemic and racial reckoning, Friderike Heuer’s photo montages set sail against melancholy.

… And the show goes on

PAMTA musical-theater awards go virtual with joy and poignance. The winners, and moments to remember.

Leaning into the Lockdown

The good, the bad, and the adaptable: Oregon musicians make the best of a socially isolated summer.

An art-felt thank you

When Manzanita’s Hoffman Center had to cancel a fundraiser, organizers got creative.

Summer Streams

Chamber Music Northwest, Oregon Bach Fest lead parade of summer shows from onstage to online.

There’s a man going around

Damien Geter’s “An African American Requiem”: Part Three of a three-part interview with the composer.

Under ‘Suspiria’s’ spell

Anthony Hudson teaches an online course on ‘Suspiria’: ‘a great horror movie and it summed up all of my politics.’

Homeward Unbound

Let there be many: Brett Campbell’s radical resetting of Oregon arts policy for the post-Covid age.

Tired of having conversations

Damien Geter’s “An African American Requiem”: Part Two of a three-part interview with the composer.

Fire birds: Sweet!

Pyrographer Cynthia Longhat-Adams’ avian art will be featured at the Lincoln City Cultural Center.

Focusing in Isolation

Voices from the Front: Portland photographers reflect on their work during the pandemic. Part One.

Stage frights and podcasts

As theaters go dark, actors’ tales on “The Actor’s Nightmare” of real-life stage disasters seem a perfect antidote.

Rose Festival: A fond look back

This year’s big bash is gone with the pandemic wind. As a scaled-back virtual fest begins, an ode to the way it was.

A little ArtSpark in Eugene

As schools shut down, arts teachers in Lane County shift online and take the art to kids across 16 districts.

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Bag & Baggage Danny and the Deep Blue Sea The Vault Theatre Hillsboro Oregon
Portland Playhouse A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens Portland Oregon
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