February 2022
Portland Center Stage at the Armory Coriolanus Portland Oregon

Henk Pander: Witness to the standoff

A suite of fiery paintings at the Oregon Jewish Museum goes face to face with the cultural clashes between police and protesters in downtown Portland.

Art Review: Pat Boas at Oregon Contemporary

Pat Boas’ abstract wallpaper and painting installation for the “Hallie Ford Fellows in the Visual Arts 2017-2019” exhibition at Oregon Contemporary captures Patrick Collier’s attention.

Cassia Dawn: And the show goes on

The singer/songwriter, who’s been making music around Central Oregon since she was 15, finishes an EP and heads to Nashville for a shot at something big.

Art Review: Olivia Faith Harwood at Fuller Rosen Gallery

In the paintings in her debut show, “Possessions, Possessions,” Harwood weaves together chimerical forms, childhood memories, and mundane items pulled from everyday life to create emotionally resonant compositions.

Art review: Juan Santiago at Gambrel Gallery

71 porcelain princesses grace Juan Santiago’s exhibition “No Mirrors in this House” at Gambrel Gallery in Ashland. Though cast from a single mold, each figure’s appearance varies due to the mold’s inevitable degradation.

Ward Shortridge at Blue Sky Gallery

Ward Shortridge had a knack for capturing people authentically and generously. His photographs on view at Blue Sky Gallery showcase his ability to “see right into people’s hearts.”

The Cultural Landscape: Part 2

K.B. Dixon continues his photo series with portraits of ten more people who help define the shape of Portland’s culture.

JJ Kirkpatrick.

The Jazz Scene, part three: The ones who got away

Young, talented and the future of jazz, they were mentored by Portland music royalty. They learned to bang out “Back at the Chicken Shack,” “Green Dolphin Street” and “Autumn Leaves,” to listen carefully to the jazz greats, to practice diligently and often,

Now Hear This: February 2022 edition

Heartfelt quirkiness, affirmational hip-hop, perfectly balanced post-bop, sparkling Mellotronica, de-Vocodered Air covers, and more.

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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