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Liz Cheney on Jan. 6 and beyond

Speaking to a Hatfield Lecture Series audience about her book “Oath and Honor,” the former congresswoman talks about Putin, China, Israel/Hamas, Trump’s “Big Lie” and more.

installation view of what appears to be exploding wood and other organic materials

Weather as metaphor for everything

The exhibition “Strange Weather” at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art at the University of Oregon brings together a diverse roster of artists and perspectives.

Naomi Funaki, center right, and Ana Tomioshi, right, with fellow Music From the Sole dancers. Photo: Titus Ogilvie Laing.

Dance Review: Music From The Sole

In its enrapturing show, ‘I Didn’t Come to Stay,’ this acclaimed tap and live music company celebrated the depth and virtuosity of tap’s Afro-diasporic roots.

VizArts Monthly: Myths and meteorites

For March, Jason N. Le introduces a variety of exhibitions that, from different vantage points, consider how humans make sense of our world. The options range from monsters to machines to meteorites.

Cappella Romana and Kingdom Sound performed together in 2024. Screenshot of concert video courtesy of Cappella Romana.

A resonant electrifying current: Reflecting on Cappella Romana and Kingdom Sound’s recent concert and albums by Cappella Romana, Resonance Ensemble, Eugene Concert Choir, Oregon Repertory Singers

The Orthodox choral ensemble and Gospel choir joined their voices for February’s “Black Voices in Orthodox Music: How Sweet the Sound.” Recent albums released by Oregon choirs feature music by Melissa Dunphy, Renée Favand-See, Naomi LaViolette, Morten Lauridsen, Stacey Philipps, Undine Smith Moore, Joel Thompson, and more.

All Rise: A new playwright steps onstage

Bobby Bermea: Promising writer and recent high school grad Evan McCreary gets a weekend of readings at IFCC with talent and a little help from his older friends.

A monumental snore (with a wink)

What would happen if we turned grandiosity into a joke? Building big, artist Erik Geschke sculpts himself into the possibilities.

Octavio Solis’s ‘Quixote Nuevo’ quest

The Oregon playwright’s contemporary twist on Cervantes’ classic tale has tilted at a few shifting windmills of its own on its long journey to Portland Center Stage.

News & Notes: Libraries turn the page

As Central Library reopens in downtown Portland, The Library Foundation takes on new leadership. Plus: A new leader for the Parks Foundation; talking Nevelson and Neel at PNCA.

Songs from the Congo

Looking at “Black Artists of Oregon” and “Africa Fashion” at the Portland Art Museum.

Jon Franklin, who died last month at 82, taught a generation of journalists – including ArtsWatch’s Brett Campbell -- to apply the power of storytelling to news reporting. Franklin is pictured in 1985 in his University of Maryland office. Photo by: Edwin Remsberg/The Diamondback/University of Maryland University Archives

Jon Franklin and the art of nonfiction

A former student recalls how the one-time University of Oregon and Oregon State professor taught generations of writers to use the techniques of drama to tell true stories.

‘Bad Mexicans’ and the 1910 revolution

Historian Kelly Lytle Hernández talks in a Hatfield Lecture Series program about the “magonistas” dissidents who paved the path for the ouster of the iron-fisted President Porfirio Díaz.

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