Chamber Music Northwest Beethoven's Complete Piano Trios The Old Church Portland Oregon
March 2023
Chamber Music Northwest Beethoven's Complete Piano Trios The Old Church Portland Oregon

Mr. Music: Remembering David Ornette Cherry

As a pair of public tributes approach, longtime friend and collaborator Susan Banyas remembers the remarkable Portland musician, who died in November after performing in London.

Farewell and thanks to Darcelle

The world’s oldest performing drag queen, who has died at 92, spent decades helping Portland smile, open up a little, and just grow up.

DramaWatch: A new limb on the Tree

Shaking the Tree adds a bright new expansion, Le Salon Rouge takes a bow, cheerleader werewolves land on Earth, “Hairspray” hits town, and more.

Jefferson Choir with BRAVO Youth Orchestra, October 2022. Photo courtesy of Joshua Sommerville.

Giving thanks for the music

Oregon’s youth choirs raise their voices in this year’s Music In Our Schools Month theme, “Music is all of us.”

News & Notes: A deadline in The Dalles

The Dalles Art Center is racing to raise enough money to keep its doors open. (So far, so good.) And in nearby Hood River, another arts center is out to reinvent itself.

Photo First: Signs of the Times

Got something to say? In the not too distant past, Portland was a town where you could put it in writing, and take it to the street.

Stage & Studio: Priti Gandhi & ‘Thumbprint’

Portland Opera’s artistic leader talks with Dmae Lo Roberts in this podcast about assembling a 21st century Pakistani tale of justice and courage with an all-South Asian cast.

Bobby B in OMSI’s Marvel-ous universe

Spider-Man, Black Panther, X-Men, The Hulk, Eternity, The Thing and friends are hanging at Portland’s science museum through April 9. Bobby Bermea has a thing or two to say about that.

Building Community Through Stories

Two Portland creative endeavors, Telltale and the nobodies project, build artistic networks fostering inclusion and sharing.

AI wants your art. Do you have a say?

Beware, dancemaker Katherine Longstreth argues. Big Data wants to mine your creativity for profit, with no credit or compensation to you.

Outside the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood

PuzzleWatch: The Music Academy

Add some theme and variation to your Oscar viewing this year with a new crossword puzzle that’s sure to test your knowledge of winning songs and movie scores.

Frogs and Cherubs at Chefas Projects

Laura Burke’s solo exhibition “Bright blue his jacket is, and his boots are yellow” is a feast of color and charm. Jason N. Le reviews.

Photo: A Portland Journal, Part 2

As the city struggles to regain its footing, K.B. Dixon’s series of urban portraits reminds us of what Portland felt like in the not-too-distant past.

News & Notes: A prize for Dana Lynn Louis

The Portland artist and activist is the winner of this year’s Bonnie Bronson Visual Arts Fellowship. Also: a master painter and calligrapher at the Portland Chinatown Museum.

Curtain call for a beloved ballerina

After a beautiful last performance in the title role of “La Sylphide,” Xuan Cheng takes her final bow as Oregon Ballet Theatre’s principal ballerina.

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
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
High Desert Museum Sasquatch Central Oregon
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