Bag & Baggage Theater Productions The Vault Hillsboro Oregon
Marc Mohan

What you see & what you get

ArtsWatch Weekly: Photographic tales of Black Portland; picturing Pride; symphony’s new chief; more.

Making music, symphonic & Black

ArtsWatch Weekly: Oregon Symphony picks a new leader; we begin a Black-music column; finale for Fertile Ground.

Making music for the love of it

ArtsWatch Weekly: A different kind of orchestra, weekend of horrors, board moves, statues, farewells & flicks.

ArtsWatch Good Reads 2018

Marc Mohan wonders if it matters that the Oscars are a flop. Martha Ullman West revisits the Big Apple of her youth. John Foyston considers sleek cars and fast motorcycles at the art museum. John Longenbaugh starts a podcast “for some very

People & Conversations 2018

By Sarah Kremen-Hicks Theaters have their curtains. Paintings have their frames. Books have their covers. The act of presentation, of framing, of giving things edges, shifts the subject to the work itself and hides the artist away, if only a little bit.