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June 2024
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Art as Witness: Quilting a slave’s story

In the exhibition “Ms. Molly’s Voice” at the Columbia Gorge Museum, a collection of family quilts reveals beauty, pain, remembrance, and secret signs along the Underground Railroad.

Gordon’s Fireplace Shop: Questions

Eyesore or art? Landmark or blight? Photographer K.B. Dixon gets up close with the paintings and graffiti scrawls on an abandoned building that Portland’s City Council has voted to foreclose on.

Seeing America in a hazy orange tone

Review: Profile Theatre’s premiere of christopher oscar peña’s “our orange sky” tells an immigrant story steeped in ambition, family discord, and pursuit of the American Dream.

Hillsboro Pride Party: A rainbow rises

During Pride Month, Oregon’s fifth largest city celebrates openness and diversity amid recognition that the quest to overcome fear and repression is far from over.

Letter from New York: So many good shows, so little time

As Broadway revs up for this year’s Tony Awards, Misha Berson takes in the tales of “Stereophonic,” “The Outsiders,” “Water for Elephants,” “Uncle Vanya” and “Patriots” – and wishes for more.

DramaWatch: Girl from Dylan Country

The Broadway tour of the Bob Dylan musical “Girl from the North Country” comes to Portland. Also: Openings in Portland and Ashland; Seattle theaters sing the budget blues.

Yes says no to gender stereotypes

Artist Phyllis Yes’s paintings of a man doing housework in the buff, banned from a church gallery, find a new home – and after a half-century, her nude model comes clean.

The OBT Dancers in Makino Hayashi's “The Message 2024,” part of "Made in Portland." Photo by Jingzi Zhao.

Dance Review: Oregon Ballet Theatre’s ‘Made in Portland’

Featuring three world premieres by guest choreographers and a special performance by the Jefferson Dancers, this second iteration of ‘Made in Portland’ demonstrates OBT continues as, under Dani Rowe’s leadership, a creative force in the Portland dance community. 

An Urban Craft Uprising breaks out in Bend

A hundred booths of indie handmade artisan fine art, crafts, food and more will line downtown Bend for a day of browsing and buying on Saturday, June 8.

Malkovich & Igudesman: Laugh to the music

The actor-comedian and his musical sidekick join the Oregon Symphony Orchestra for a wry and funny look at the slings and arrows of outrageous classical music critics.

Man in blue shirt fashioning a small, soft sculpture in hot pink

Creating magic at North Pole Studio

North Pole Studio’s mission is to “increase opportunities for artists with autism and intellectual / developmental disabilities to thrive as active members of the art community.” Hannah Krafcik explores what makes North Pole Studio tick.

DramaWatch: Ex-cons, songs, and greasy spoons

The musical “The Spitfire Grill” and the comedy “Clyde’s” are cooking in the kitchen. Plus: a Christopher Oscar Peña premiere at Profile; Oregon Children’s Theatre’s call for help; more.

Review: Triangle stars a different Supreme

The Portland theater company pays tribute to Florence Ballard, the Motown girl group’s original lead singer, but leaves a wanting audience and an underserved legacy.

Gray hi-top Nike tennis shoe with white strap at angle

Cool shoes at Portland Art Museum

The shoes in ‘Future Now: Virtual Sneakers to Cutting-Edge Kicks’ are visually intriguing and push the boundaries of what constitutes a shoe. Laurel Reed Pavic has questions about arch support.

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