Literary Arts Presents the Portland Book Festival Portland Oregon
January 2021

Tough questions, tough answers

Fertile Ground 2021: Lisa Collins’ “Be Careful What You Ask For” delves into a Portland killing and issues of race.

Martha Bakes in Black & White

Fertile Ground 2021: Don Wilson Glenn and Damaris Webb take a spin through the first First Lady’s kitchen.

Interactive cookies and scares

A baking show and an augmented reality game at the Fertile Ground festival mix viewing with performing.

Michael Harrison: Exotic Resonance

The pioneering composer’s shimmering new album with Roomful of Teeth caps a career devoted to the beauties of musical tunings — and started in Oregon

“Salmon Roses and Lilies” by Katia Kyte (oil, 12 by 12 inches)

Flower power

Coastal painters Katia Kyte and Victoria Biedron agree that flowers “exist to give you joy.”

Zooming into a new theater

As the pandemic shuts down in-person shows, director Patrick Nims blazes a trail in live video theater.

Now Hear This: January edition

Robert Ham’s monthly Bandcamp search finds metal, meditative music, hip-hop, and more for your digital library.

Tenor Martin Bakari sings in Portland Opera's Live from the Hampton Opera Series livestream.

Clap good and hard from home

Portland Opera’s virtual recitals from Martin Bakari and Vanessa Isiguen dig into the heart and soul of the music.

Private lives of the trees

Blake Andrews goes into the forest, literally, with photographer David Paul Bayles and Forest Service Scientist Fred Swanson.

VizArts Monthly: New year, new art

New art to welcome the new year! Galleries and virtual spaces alike offer a wealth of viewing opportunities for January.

Chamber Music Northwest Orion Quartet The Old Church Portland Oregon
Kalakendra An Evening of Indian Classical Music First Baptist Church Portland Oregon
Portland Center Stage presents Hair at the Armory Portland Oregon
Seattle Opera, Alcina, Handel's Story of Sorcery, McCaw Hall, Seattle Washington
Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts Biennial, Willamette University, Salem Oregon
Hallie Ford Museum of Art at 25, Highlights from the permanent collection, Willamette University, Salem Oregon
City of Hillsboro Walters Cultural Arts Center Guy Davis Hillsboro Oregon
Hand2Mouth Theatre Home Land Live Performance Portland Oregon
Portland Playhouse Roald Dahl Matilda the Musical Portland Oregon
Literary Arts Presents the Portland Book Festival Portland Oregon
NW Dance Project Sharing Stories Newmark Theatre Portland Oregon
The Dalles Art Center Lori Mason A Life In Pattern The Dalles Oregon
Maryhill Museum of Art Columbia Gorge Washington
Portland State University College of the Arts
Lincoln County Historical Society Pacific Maritime Heritage Center The Curious World of Seaweed Newport Oregon
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