Having served the Portland community for 44 years, the Metropolitan Youth Symphony offers performance and music education opportunities to young musicians of all ages. Children in the Metropolitan Youth Symphony learn and play in orchestra, band, jazz and percussion ensembles.… Continue Reading
Immediately after Tim Ellis’ cancer diagnosis became public, Portland’s musical community stepped up and began delivering positive energy, love, prayers, and economic support for Tim, his wife and six children.
No doubt, you’ve either seen or read about Tim’s extraordinary … Continue Reading
Fertile Ground 2015 is a 11-day arts festival that will be held January 22 through February 1 in Portland, Oregon. This city-wide festival is focused on new work in the Arts. It will feature world premiere projects, staged readings, developing … Continue Reading
The 2014 Siren Nation Festival presents a stunning musical line-up, a night of the best lady comedians from the NW, a visual art show with 40 outstanding NW artists, an art and craft sale and free workshops! Musical line up … Continue Reading
“Screaming with mirth and terrible beauty, Nightmare on Northrup is a wickedly entertaining tribute to BodyVox’s favorite time of … Continue Reading
Anyone who is interested in design knows that it is Design Week in Portland. But what does design mean? And, how does it affect our lives?
Musicians and other artists may have tremendous creative talent, but they may need secret knowledge to become successful – or even financially stable.
Arts education visionary Noah Kleiman wants to change that. He’s launching a new nonprofit, Secret Knowledge, to … Continue Reading
Maybe you saw trapeze artists in your kid days, when you went to a cricus. Or maybe it was was the higher art form of, say, a Cirque de Soleil performance. Whatever it is, it captures so many imaginations as … Continue Reading
Brian Rogers, deputy director of Pennsylvania’s Council of the Arts will begin … Continue Reading
For a year now a bug-eyed team of 62 film jurors have been watching – and re-watching – hundreds of animated films. The best 174 short animated films from a field of 826 will be displayed May 12 through May … Continue Reading
As most of you know, Portland Radio Project has a Rebecca (News Director, Rebecca Webb) on staff. However, you may not be aware that Portland, the City Of has a Rebecca at well.
Yes, AT well.
Rebecca at the … Continue Reading
Friends and fans are trying to drum up funds to build a memorial for the late Portland cartoonist John Callahan. After a kickoff party in October, the Legacy-Good Samaritan Foundation has donated land for the memorial on NW Marshall at … Continue Reading
Another true sign of autumn in the Portland air: the annual Time-Based Art Festival. We love how it sprawls across the city, into galleries, theatres and TBA’s calling card: unusual spaces. The idea is to cross-pollinate and promote and experiment … Continue Reading
I don’t know about you, but I have been known to love watching/being part of a rehearsal more than the final product on the stage in any kind of theatrical production. In this case an opportunity to view The Portland … Continue Reading
Features 40 bicycles representing pivotal … Continue Reading
Follow the journey of a hand built guitar with stringed instrument maker, Joe Yanuziello.
Yanuziello built his first guitar in 1979 while working in a custom design/build cabinet shop. That soon led to self employment, building and designing furniture … Continue Reading
Meet 97-year-old Hal Lasko.
Hal, better known as Grandpa, worked as a graphic artist back when everything was done by hand. His family introduced him to the computer and Microsoft Paint long after he retired. Now, Grandpa spends ten … Continue Reading