Portland Center Stage at the Armory Coriolanus Portland Oregon
October 2021
Portland Opera Puccini in Concert Keller Auditorium Portland Oregon

Dance review: A BodyVox Halloween

The Portland contemporary dance company gets spooky—and silly—with “BloodyVox,” its seasonal splurge of the macabre.

November DanceWatch: Onstage at last

From “Hip Hop Nutcracker” to “Cinderella,” Keylock & Bielemeier to Linda Austin’s explorations, dance is live and on the move again.

DramaWatch: At Corrib, a passing of the Irish torch

Also in a busy week: A “Barbecue” at Portland Playhouse, “The Chinese Lady” at Artists Rep, a “Peep” from The Reformers and a “Lonely Vampire” from Imago, “Danse Macabre” returns, plus plays onscreen.

Farewell to three who made a difference

Longtime Portland sculptor Michihiro Kosuge, philanthropist and friend to artists Debi Coleman, and youth music leader Ian Mouser have died. In their productive lives they helped make Portland a better place.   

The Rebuild: Milagro Theatre

José González and Dañel Malán lead the resurgence of the Northwest’s only Latinx theater company.

DramaWatch: Discovering Frida

Vanessa Severo talks about “becoming” the famed Mexican artist; Martha Washington bakes again.

At last, OBT is back onstage

The ballet company, disrupted by Covid and an abrupt change in leadership, opens a new season on Friday.

Niki Price's public art walk along the Oregon Coast Trail began with a bit of history at Ft. Stevens State Park, where the wreck of the Peter Iredale has been slowing disintegrating since it ran aground in 1906.

A beach walk with a mission

Niki Price of the Lincoln City Cultural Center is hiking the Coast to raise money for the center and awareness of public art.

High roads, high notes

Broadway Rose’s new “Loch Lomond” is a majestic musical tragedy about love, obsessions, and duty.

Corrib Theatre From a Hole in the Ground Contemporary Irish Theatre Alberta House Portland Oregon
Kalakendra Indian Classical Instrumental Music First Congregational Church Portland Oregon
Portland Opera Puccini in Concert Keller Auditorium Portland Oregon
Portland Center Stage at the Armory Coriolanus Portland Oregon
Cascadia Composers May the Fourth be with you Bold new music for winds and piano Lincoln Recital Hall PSU Portland Oregon
Chamber Music Northwest Imani Winds and BodyVox Beautiful Everything The Reser Beaverton Oregon
Portland Columbia Symphony Adelante Voices of Tomorrow Beaverton and Gresham Oregon
Newport Visual and Performing Arts Newport Oregon Coast
Kalakendra Indian Classical Instrumental Music First Congregational Church Portland Oregon
Triangle Productions Perfect Arrangement Portland Oregon
NW Dance Project Moving Stories Newmark Theatre Portland Oregon
Oregon Repertory Singers Finding Light 50th Season Portland Oregon
Portland Playhouse Passing Strange Portland Oregon
Imago Theatre Carol Triffle Mission Gibbons Portland Oregon
Maryhill Museum of Art Goldendale Washington
Portland State University College of the Arts
Bonnie Bronson 2024 Fellow Wendy Red Star Reed College Reception Kaul Auditorium Foyer Portland Oregon
PassinArt Theatre and Portland Playhouse present Yohen Brunish Theatre Portland Oregon
Pacific Maritime Heritage Center Prosperity of the Sea Lincoln County Historical Society Newport Oregon Coast
Portland Art Museum Virtual Sneakers to Cutting Edge Kicks Portland Oregon
High Desert Museum Sasquatch Central Oregon
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