White Bird Dance Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall Portland Oregon
May 2022

VizArts Monthly: Here on Earth

Summer is here! Time for graduations, picnics, and quality outdoor time. Lindsay Costello rounds up June’s art offerings.

Carey Wong & ‘The World Transformed’

Stage & Studio podcast: Dmae Lo Roberts talks with the prolific opera and theater scenic designer, whose work is spotlighted at the Portland Chinatown Museum.

Conversations at the Ceramic Showcase

The Oregon Potters Association held its first in-person Ceramic Showcase in two years in May at the Portland Convention Center. Maguelonne Ival attended and interviewed fellow ceramicists about art, value, and prestige.

Kevin Irving dances into the music

Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra hires the former Oregon Ballet Theatre leader as its executive director, and other comings and goings in Oregon music.

Fertile Ground Festival takes a break

Portland’s annual festival of new works, which reinvented itself during the pandemic, will take a “strategic hiatus” in 2023 to reinvent again.

Vanport Mosaic swings for the fences

From housing crises to race in Portland, the Mosaic’s seventh annual festival remembering the Vanport Flood of 1948 brings the past into the present.

The Cultural Landscape: Part 3

K.B. Dixon continues his series with five fresh photographic portraits of people who help define the shape of Portland’s culture.

Eastern Oregon light, comfy chairs and shelves of books -- how could any booklover resists this scene at JaxDog Cafe and Books in La Grande? Photo by: Laura Hancock, JaxDog Cafe and Books

Take a tour of Eastern Oregon bookstores

Booklovers itching to hit the road will find plenty to read – and sometimes coffee and friendly shop dogs – at 13 independent stores east of the Cascades.

Bass-baritone Damien Geter.

Damien Geter: Creating with Resonance

In the vocal ensemble, the composer of this weekend’s African American Requiem found the ideal partner to make a musical milestone.

Elk and fountain, together again?

As arguments rage over returning the elk to its downtown home with its full fountain, City Commissioners Carmen Rubio and Dan Ryan push for full restoration.

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
Portland Piano International Solo Piano Series Portland Oregon
White Bird Dance Trinity Irish The Reser Beaverton Oregon
Chamber Music Northwest First Baptist Church 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