Metropolitan Youth Symphony Music Concert Rooted Newmark Theatre Portland Oregon
January 2023

DramaWatch: Fast Breaks, Snapshots and Cut-Ups

Generations and cultures clash on court and off at Artists Rep, plus Broadway Rose’s Steven Schwartz hybrid revue/musical and The Theatre Company’s video theater stream

Japanese Garden’s Circle of Art

“Kenji Ide: A Poem of Perception” marks a new era for contemporary art at the Portland Japanese Garden as well as a requiem for its late curator, Matt Jay.

A Portland Journal: The city in photos

Has the city lost its way? In the first of a series of urban portraits, K.B. Dixon reminds us of what Portland felt like in the not-too-distant past.

Gemma Whelan’s brush with freedom

In the Portland writer’s new novel “Painting Through the Dark,” a young Irish artist fights for liberation in California.

PAM puts a hole in the wall

The art museum begins construction on a new loading dock, precursor to the long-awaited Rothko Pavilion expansion.

The meeting of Manuel II Palaiologos Emperor of the Romans and King Henry IV of England. Saint Alban’s Chronicle, MS6, Lambeth Palace Library, f240 recto. From the cover of Cappella Romana's new album "A Byzantine Emperor at King Henry’s Court: Christmas 1400, London."

Bach, Bend and the Byzantine

Cappella Romana connects the music of Byzantium and England in their January concert “A Byzantine Emperor at King Henry’s Court,” and sings the “B minor Mass” in Salem with conductor Paul Klemme in February. A cappella music comes to a festival in Bend and a competition in Sherwood.

Henk Pander’s ‘Ordeal’

The Portland artist’s newest show mixes monsters, memory, and traumatic cultural events into a vivid dystopian vision.

The humble lawn ornament

Open Air Museum, Part 3: Still hesitant about entering a museum or gallery? Welcome to this statuesque exhibition-about-town.

PuzzleWatch: Violin Virtuosos

Bored? Tired of aimlessly fiddling around? Maybe it’s time to try your hand at Daryl Browne’s latest crossword puzzle. No strings attached!

DramaWatch: Big shakeup in Ashland

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival, beset by pandemic and environmental troubles, slashes leadership and other jobs – and Artistic Director Nataki Garrett adds more duties.

Bobby Bermea: Adventures in reading

“Read a book!” isn’t an insult. It’s a surprise, a pleasure, a punch in the gut, an eye-opening education, and a blessing.

More than a place: Abiotos at the Reser

As Studio Abioto’s African-diaspora “Red Thread: Green Earth” closes with a vibrant performance at the Reser Center, show and space seem made for each other.

DramaWatch: American hoop dreams

Artists Rep’s premiere of Kareem Fahmy’s “American Fast” does a fast break on sport, faith, and culture. Plus: Sondheim for a new generation.

Creature Comforts: The joys of Grimm

The women of the hit TV show “Grimm” team up again to tell behind-the-scenes stories, interview special guests and share their love of Portland in their podcast, “The Grimmcast.”

LitWatch January: To the new year

2023 begins with readings by authors including Erika Bolstad, Nathan Slinker, Leanne Grabel, Bill Siverly, Curtis White, Dianne Stepp, and Josephine Woolington.

Triangle Productions presents Eleanor starring Margie Boule Portland Oregon
Pacific Maritime Heritage Center Prosperity of the Sea Lincoln County Historical Society Newport Oregon Coast
Newport Performance and Visual Arts Centers Newport Oregon Coast
Chamber Music Northwest Beethoven's Complete Piano Trios The Old Church Portland Oregon
City of Hillsboro Walters Cultural Arts Center She's Speaking Live! Hillsboro Oregon
Grace Goudy Distinguished Artists Series Willamette University Salem Oregon
Portland State University College of Arts William Shakespeare Measure for Measure PSU Portland Oregon
Portland Chamber Orchestra Young Artist Competition University of Portland Free Event Portland Oregon
Portland Area Theatre Alliance Fertile Ground Portland Oregon
Portland Art Museum Virtual Sneakers to Cutting Edge Kicks Portland Oregon
Tilikum Chamber Orchestra Lake Oswego High School Fairy Tales and Folk Songs Lake Oswego Oregon
Portland Center Stage at the Armory Quixote Nuevo Portland Oregon
Portland Columbia Symphony Realm of Nature Beaverton and Gresham Oregon
Portland Opera The Snowy Day Newmark Theatre Portland Oregon
White Bird Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Keller Auditorium Portland Oregon
Northwest Dance Project Sarah Slipper Newmark Theatre Portland Oregon
Corrib Theatre Contemporary Irish Theatre Portland Oregon
Seattle Opera The Life and Times of MalcolmX McCaw Hall Seattle Washington
Metropolitan Youth Symphony Music Concert Rooted Newmark Theatre Portland Oregon
White Bird Dance Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall Newmark Theater Portland Oregon
High Desert Museum Sensing Sasquatch Indigenous Art & Knowledge Bend Oregon
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