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March 2022

The sensitive eye of a radical

Art from Tumult: Bev Grant’s Photographic Record
of Radicalized New York, at Reed College’s Cooley Art Gallery.

DramaWatch: ‘Queens Girl’ moves to Africa

Picking up what they began in New York, Clackamas Rep and star Lauren Steele take a stellar tale continental. Plus Forgotten Women, Chick Fight, Taylor Mac & more.

Lee Kelly, giant of NW art, dies at 89

A longtime shaper of the Oregon art scene, Kelly was known for his large-scale stainless steel and Cor-Ten sculptures, which combined abstract and geometric elements.

Bridgetown throws a musical party

Stage notes: A conservatory throws a musical-theater gala, mystery theater and Lea Salonga at the Reser, the slap heard ’round the world.

Exit, Stage Next: A Dancer Moves On

The Seattle ballet star Noelani Pantastico reflects on her long dancing career and her move into teaching the next generation.

Frida Kahlo, off the conveyer belt

The secret to the Portland Art Museum’s exhibit on Kahlo, Rivera, and Mexican Modernism: Take it your own way, at your own pace.

This is your brain on art

Portland psychobiographer William Todd Schultz’s book “The Mind of the Artist” demystifies the driving forces behind creative inspiration.

Remembering forgotten women, onstage

A conversation with writer Cindy Williams Gutiérrez, whose choreopoem “In the Name of Forgotten Women” is debuting at CoHo.

Art Review: Birthe Piontek at Blue Sky Gallery

Piontek’s photographs explore the intricacies of family, love, and inevitable loss. The title of the exhibition, “Abendlied,” means lullaby or evening song in German, capturing the intimacy of the series.

DramaWatch: William Hurt onstage

The movie star, who died in Portland on Sunday, performed in four plays with Artists Rep. Also: Getting grisly with “Titus,” comedy & more.

PuzzleWatch: Williams Knows the Score

Oregon ArtsWatch takes a dive into unfamiliar waters with PuzzleWatch, a new monthly series of culture-focused crossword puzzles by Daryl Browne.

Camp 18: A walk-through history in logs

By a popular restaurant on the way to the Oregon Coast, an open-air logging museum offers the strange and ghostly beauty of ruination. A photo essay by K.B. Dixon.

After the flood: Remembering Celilo

On the 65th anniversary of the flooding of Celilo Falls by The Dalles Dam, the River People gather to remember, revisit, and look ahead.

News & Notes: A new poetry champ

Trayshun Holmes-Gournaris of the Oregon School for the Deaf wins the Poetry Out Loud state title; new at the art museum; downtown art space trashed.

Art on the Road: On (un)predictability

On a path from Germany to Southern Oregon, sculptor Christian Burchard goes with the grain as he collects, cuts, turns, and dreams the surprises in the wood.

News & Notes: Spreading the wealth

Grants in honor of the late Ross McKeen; 45th Parallel benefit concerts for Ukraine refugees; Sabina Haque’s silhouettes at Waterstone.

ACDA Montana five-state choral workshop 1969. Photo from Browne Family archives.

Sweet music in the air

Oregon choirs amass in Spokane for Northwestern American Choral Directors Association.

Blueprint Choirs Gala and Grand Concert Lloyd Center Portland Oregon
Hallie Ford Museum of Art Willamette University Tom Prochaska Music for Ghosts Salem Oregon
Portland State University College of the Arts
Cascadia Composers A Ligeti Odyssey The Old Madeleine Church Portland Oregon
Lincoln County Historical Society Pacific Maritime Heritage Center The Curious World of Seaweed Newport Oregon
Portland Playhouse The sounds of Afrolitical Movement Portland Oregon
Oregon Bach Festival Musical Wanderlust Eugene Oregon
High Desert Museum Creations of Spirit Bend Oregon
Triangle Productions The Inheritance Part 2 Portland Oregon
Profile Theatre How To Make An American Son Imago Theatre Portland Oregon
Portland Piano International Alexander Korsantia Portland Oregon
Portland Revels Rancho Trinidad Portland Oregon
Artists Repertory Theatre EM Lewis True Story The Armory Portland Oregon
Maryhill Museum of Art Columbia Gorge Washington
Oregon Bach Festival Musical Wanderlust Eugene Oregon
Northwest Dance Project Stravinsky Newmark Theatre Portland Oregon
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