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September 2021

Rising in Beaverton: West Gate

The Patricia Reser Center for the Arts, due to open in March 2022, gives Beaverton a stage and sense of place.

The Immigrant Story and 9/11

Stage & Studio: A conversation with founder Sankar Raman, plus a father’s talk with his daughter 20 years ago on 9/11.

Making everything perfect

Kate Nason’s memoir traces an emergence from bad marriages and the shadow of a president and a White House intern.

Opera, Albina, and Architecture

The director and composer discuss their new opera “Sanctuaries” and staging it outside Memorial Coliseum.

To Anne Hughes and Ed Asner

ArtsWatch Weekly: Remembering an iconic Portland cultural figure and a TV star; Art in the Pearl & more.

September DanceWatch: TBA-plus

PICA’s Time-Based Art Fest highlights a month that also shows many dancers emerging from isolation.

Andrea Reinkemeyer. Photo by Jeff Kennell.

On the Nature of Earth and Grief

Andrea Reinkemeyer’s music isn’t daunted by nature—even when nature is at its most disgusting, frightening and overwhelming.