White Bird Dance Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall Portland Oregon
March 2021

Black Music Matters, Vol. 3: Smell the roses

“There’s a lot this country needs to explore, and understand, and comprehend about itself. Transformation–that’s what ‘Revolution’ is about.”

Singing Strings

Composer Stephen Scott created singular music — and a unique instrument to play it.

‘Lilies’ Rising

How poet Joni Renee Whitworth transformed the pandemic experience into an experimental short film.

Tales from the traumatic edge

As things fall apart, Keith Rosson’s collection “Folk Tales for Trauma Surgeons” asks readers to hold out hope.

The sound of dance across borders

Joe Kye’s new single “The Way Out” brings dance, Zoom, and social justice together to address the border crisis.

Yachats Celtic Fest plans for fall

The music fest, which lost its 20th season last year to the pandemic, plans to start again in ’21 – if restrictions are eased in time.

An Open-Air Museum, Part 2

Museums and art galleries are just beginning to awake. Portland’s museum of street art has been thriving all along.

Wanda Walden on Stage & Studio

Dmae Roberts moves her essential performance podcast to ArtsWatch. Up first: Costumer deluxe Wanda Walden.

Now Hear This: March edition

New and local on Bandcamp: Lizzy “Cardioid” Ellison and George “Theoretical Planets” Colligan, Mo Troper’s audacious Beatles covers, epic from The Decemberists’ vault. Plus, fee free Friday!

DanceWatch: March hare edition

Though we long for the Olden Times, when dancers occupied the same rooms we did, we’re still counting our blessings: 1) Spring awaits; 2) Dance online.

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