White Bird Dance Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall 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.

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