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ArtsWatch Weekly: Full dance card

Fall awakening: Suddenly Oregon's cultural scene is bustling with art exhibits, theater, music, movies & dance.

Cultural Trust awards $3.25 million

A record-setting round of awards will help fund projects by 140 cultural organizations across Oregon.

ArtsWatch Weekly: Starting again

Wake up. Put on your game face. Ready or not, theater doors are open and a strange revival's under way.

October gets in the swing of things

ArtsWatch Weekly: The doors swing open on live shows, PDX/NYC Tony connection, monthly guides & more.

Phoenix rising: The Theatre Company

Covid clipped the new company's wings as it was taking flight. Now it's back, with a set of six filmed shows.

It’s showtime again. Got space?

ArtsWatch Weekly: A building boom for the arts, cryptocurrency & art, Black operas, Latin film fest, aiding Yulia.

Got talent: A toast to Jimmie & Storm

ArtsWatch Weekly: Whole lotta talent goin' on; TBA takes the spotlight; license plates & movie picks & more.

127: License to thrill

Oregon unveils a new license plate with 127 cultural symbols and an interactive key to decode the design.

Eiko, Koma & 9/11; Beaverton rising

ArtsWatch Weekly: Remembering an extraordinary dance after 9/11; Beaverton rising; can't stop the music.

Rising in Beaverton: West Gate

The Patricia Reser Center for the Arts, due to open in March 2022, gives Beaverton a stage and sense of place.

To Anne Hughes and Ed Asner

ArtsWatch Weekly: Remembering an iconic Portland cultural figure and a TV star; Art in the Pearl & more.
Davóne Tines performing in 'The Black Clown' in 2018. Photo by Richard Termine.

Backflips: Sudden spring of stories

ArtsWatch Weekly: As Covid ebbs and flows, arts & culture find fresh form – and Oregon stories arrive in a rush.

Venice returns to Portland, virtually

The virtual reality competition of the Venice International Film Festival will be on view in Portland in September.

Remembering Ernie Casciato

ArtsWatch Weekly: In praise of the beloved actor and teacher, dead at 67. Plus: Healing art, stage & screen, more.

Amid crises, creating art to heal

Portland's former Creative Laureate Subashini Ganesan-Forbes leads a city drive to nurture art for healing.

OBT: Change partners and dance

ArtsWatch Weekly: The ballet company reshuffles its season, dropping three Nicolo Fonte pieces.

Letter from Seattle: Theater, again

The Emerald City is tiptoeing back into live performances. It's still spotty – but Shakespeare's in the parks.

Celebrating Ross McKeen

Friends of the beloved Portland arts figure, who died in March, will gather on Thursday at The Armory.

Beach Boys bingo: We get around

ArtsWatch Weekly: As Covid concerns grow again, the arts world moves half-speed ahead. But it IS moving.
Ryan Findley plays the leader of a biker gang in “Lorelei,” a filmed-in-Oregon story about a felon who reconnects with his high school girlfriend, a single mother of three kids.

Ryan Findley: From doing gutters to the set for ‘Lorelei’

The McMinnville actor and construction contractor says he is selective about the roles he accepts.