Chamber Music Northwest Concert Portland Oregon
June 2022

Joe Kye: Music, Community & Tiger Tiger

Stage & Studio: Musician Kye talks (and plays, and sings) in Dmae Lo Roberts’ podcast. Kids, anti-AAPI violence, his new band Joe Kye & The Givers, and a big bash in the park are on his mind.

Greg Hamilton’s passion for the offbeat

From old movie trailers to car culture to “educational” reels to documentaries by the great Les Blank, if it’s 16 mm and offbeat, the Portland film curator is on it – and putting on a show.

Art on the Road: Following Maya Lin

At the confluence of the Snake and Columbia rivers, the artist’s seven “Story Circles” tell a tale of past and present culture from ground level.

Hidden treasure in downtown Portland

The Special Collections Room at Central Library is a place for serious research amid a trove of rarities, from 13th century Bibles to early-edition copies of Beatrix Potter’s children’s tales.

DramaWatch: Chekhov for modern times

PETE’s radically slimmed-down “Cherry Orchard” streamlines a classic. Plus Risk/Reward, last chance for “Mr. Madam,” and more.

‘A Journey’ into lifelong creativity

At the Corvallis Arts Center, an exhibit by Hanne Niederhausen and Judith Wyss reveals a continuing artistic evolution and inventiveness in maturity.