Sweet harmony to visit Forest Grove this weekend

Sweet harmony to visit Forest Grove this weekend

Barbershop contest returns to the Grove March 24 and 25 for the 71st annual run.

Fanciful fashions -- Hillsboro clothing designer creates stunning works of wearable art

Fanciful fashions -- Hillsboro clothing designer creates stunning works of wearable art

Paula Smith-Danell will hold a fundraiser for Sequoia Gallery+Studios on March 24.

The Walters welcomes Texas fiddle trio to the stage

The Walters welcomes Texas fiddle trio to the stage

Quebe Sisters entertain with Americana, western swing, vintage country tunes.

Bronte family circulates among stacks at Hillsboro Brookwood Library

Bronte family circulates among stacks at Hillsboro Brookwood Library

Bag & Baggage Theatre's production provides intimate experience for audience members.

Volunteers needed for nature park 'stickwork' sculpture at Orenco Woods

Volunteers needed for nature park 'stickwork' sculpture at Orenco Woods

Orenco Woods gets attention from internationally known artist Patrick Dougherty.

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Brianna Barrett will perform the week of April 1 through 8 during the Washington County Cooperative Library Services Art of the Story festival.
March 22, 2017

Community calendar -- March 22-April 1, 2017

by Kathy Fuller
A listing of events and entertainment opportunities in the western Washington County area.
COURTESY PHOTO - Laura Hughes' 'The Tomb' will be featured at Pacific Universitys Cawein Gallery through April 19.
March 21, 2017

Pacific's Cawein Gallery opens new exhibit

by News-Times/Hillsboro Tribune
Public is invited to an artist opening reception set for Thursday, March 23.
COURTESY PHOTO - Elizabeth Poole plays Frum Sarah and Luca Virjo is Tevye in Northwest Youth Theatre's production of 'Fiddler on the Roof Jr.
March 20, 2017

Northwest Youth Theatre stages 'Fiddler on the Roof Jr.'

by Kathy Fuller
Musical follows the story of Tevye and his five daughters in czarist Russia.


COURTESY: MICHAEL DURHAM/OREGON ZOO - The Oregon Zoo's otter pups could fit in two hands a week after birth. They have since grown, and will soon be available for public viewing.
March 20, 2017

This and That -- entertainment news and events from Portland

by Jason Vondersmith
Here are a few nifty events and entertainment tidbits from the greater Portland metropolitan area, compiled by the Portland Tribune.
Mayne Mihacsi
March 17, 2017

Cue the fanfare - Beaverton Symphony Orchestra adds an executive director

by Dana Haynes
As new executive director of the Beaverton Symphony Orchestra, Mayne Mihacsi moves from brass section to being the 'brass' for the…
COURTESY PHOTO: DORINDA TONER - Patti Speight and Stan Yeend play a mother and son in HART Theatres upcoming production of 'The December Man.'
March 16, 2017

HART will stage tragic Canadian play

by Michael Sproles
'The December Man' explores themes of courage and heroism in the face of public violence.
COURTESY PHOTO - Flipside headlines the All Northwest Barbershop Contest in Forest Grove March 24-25.
March 15, 2017

Community calendar -- March 15-25, 2017

by Pamplin Media Group
A listing of events and enterainment opportunities in the western Washington County area.
COURTESY PHOTO - The Oregon Chorale performs two concerts this weekend with the theme of 'Response to Strife.'
March 15, 2017

Oregon Chorale explores beauty in strife

by Kathy FullerNews-Times/Hillsboro Tribune
Group presents Henryk GÍrecki's 35-minute a cappella piece this weekend in concerts in Tualatin, Hillsboro.
March 15, 2017

Mt. Olive Lutheran sponsors three-part community awareness series

by News-Times/Hillsboro Tribune
First talk in series is coming up on Tuesday, March 21. Register now at Forest Grove Senior Center.
March 14, 2017

Community briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Events and happenings coming up in Forest Grove and Hillsboro.
March 14, 2017

Learn how to lease your farmland at local workshop

by Kathy Fuller
Adelante Mujeres sponsors gathering for landowners to learn to lease agricultural land to small farmers.
March 12, 2017

Community briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Upcoming arts and entertainment events and classes in Washington County.
COURTEYS PHOTO - The Walters Cultural Arts Center was originally Trinity Lutheran Church. The church will hold an open house at its former building on March 12 in celebration of the congregation's centennial year in Hillsboro.
March 09, 2017

Church fetes centennial at old stomping grounds

by Michael Sproles
Trinity Lutheran will hold an open house Sunday at its original church on Main Street, which is now the Walters Cultural Arts Center.
March 07, 2017

Downtown Partnership slates Main Street Meetup

by News-Times/Hillsboro Tribune
This month's topic will focus on Hillsboro's monthly First Tuesday Artwalk event.
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JENNIFER ANDERSON - Three months in, Q Restaurant & Bar is a welcome addition to the downtown restaurant scene. A farmer dinner series kicks off this month to spotlight their local, seasonal ingredients.
March 09, 2017

Former VQ stays true to its roots in new downtown digs

by Jennifer Anderson
Now called Q Restaurant and Bar, chef and owners keep the classics, offer new fare on the menu.
NEWS-TIMES/HILLSBORO TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - The St. Paul Rodeo court is set to return to the Murphy's St. Patrick's parade this Saturday.
March 09, 2017

St. Patrick's parade will celebrate 40th year

by Michael Sproles
Festivities are set for Saturday, March 11, in downtown Hillsboro.
March 08, 2017

THIS and THAT-- entertainment events and news from Portland

by News-Times/Hillsboro Tribune
Here are a few nifty events and entertainment news from the greater Portland metropolitan area, compiled by the Portland Tribune.
COURTESY PHOTO - Thousand Waves performs at free concert Wedensday, March 8, at PCC Rock Creek campus.
March 07, 2017

Community calendar -- March 8-18, 2017

by Kathy Fuller
A listing of events and enterainment opportunities in the western Washington County area.
COURTESY: XLRATOR MEDIA - Angelique DeVil and other Portland burlesque stars appear in 'Burlesque: Heart of the Glitter Tribe,' a behind-the-scenes look at the resurgence of what many call a dance art form.
March 07, 2017

BURLESQUE REVEALS ITS PORTLAND SCENE

by Lyndsey Hewitt
Portland film director Jon Manning's 'Heart of the Glitter Tribe' documents the city's thriving scene.
COURTESY PHOTO - In foreground, actor Mason Congeyer as Benny surrounded by Lauren Hernandez-Lamont (upper left) as Carla, Brice Schmietenknop (lower left) as Vanessa, Hannah Thorton (middle right) as Daniela and Jade Tate as Nina Rosario.
March 06, 2017

'In the Heights' opens at PCC Sylvania

by Kathy Fuller
Music and lyrics are written by Lin-Manuel Miranda of 'Hamilton' fame.

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COURTESY PHOTO - 'It's Okay, Life's Good' by Royce Kugler
Mar 04, 2017

First Tuesday means art in downtown Hillsboro

by Kathy Fuller
Galleries and shops stay open late on March 7 for Artwalk.
COURTESY PHOTO - Rose City Trombones will take the stage March 10 as special guests at the Hillsboro Symphony Orchestra concert.
Mar 03, 2017

Hillsboro Symphony to perform 'Music for the Generations'

by Kathy Fuller
Rose City Trombones join orchestra as special guests at March 10 concert.
COURTESY PHOTO - Twelve Pacific students will play dozens of characters in 'The Laramie Project.'
Mar 02, 2017

'The Laramie Project' delves into small-town psyche

by Michael Sproles
Pacific University's production centers on Laramie, Wyoming's reaction to murder of Matthew Shepard.
Celebration of Creativity - Beaverton
Mar 01, 2017

Washington County Arts calendar -- March 2017

by Pamplin Media Group
Arts and events happening in Washington County during the month of March.
Mar 01, 2017

Community calendar -- March 1-10, 2017

by Pamplin Media Group
A calendar of events, performances and happenings this week around western Washington County.
COURTESY PHOTO - Joan Jett, still famous for 1982's 'I Love Rock 'n' Roll,' says of her connection with fans: 'There's that moment of one-ness ... it's a magical thing.'
Mar 01, 2017

She loves rock 'n'roll -and fans love her

by Kerry Eggers
Joan Jett to play two concerts at Chinook Winds on March 3, 4.
PHOTO COURTESY OF AL STEWART PHOTOGRAPHY, TUALATIN - The cast of Crimes of the Heart include, from left, Jayne Furlong as Meg; Amelia Morgan-Rothschild as Babe; and Adriana Gantzer as Lenny.
Feb 01, 2017

Mask & Mirror presents Comedy, drama in a Southern blend

by News-Times/Hillsboro Tribune
Mask & Mirror's production opens this weekend at Calvin Presbyterian Church.
COURTESY PHOTO - Liberty High School's Peregrine Productions presents the disco-roller-skate-musical 'Xanadu.'
Feb 28, 2017

Liberty High School presents 'Xanadu'

by News-Times/Hillsboro Tribune
Cast will sing and dance on roller skates in play based on 1980 movie starring Olivia Newton-John.
COURTESY PHOTO - Irish band Altan plays at Pacific University in one show only Sunday, March 12.
Feb 28, 2017

Band will bring the sounds of Ireland to Forest Grove

by Michael Sproles
Altan features everything from hard-hitting reels and jigs to touching old Irish songs.
COURTESY PHOTO - Jared Klingler plays James in Theatre in the Grove's 'James and the Giant Peach Jr.,' which runs March 3-12.
Feb 26, 2017

Classic Roald Dahl tale premieres in the Grove

by Michael Sproles
Theatre in the Grove's youth production of 'James and the Giant Peach' opens March 3.
Jason Graham
Feb 24, 2017

Oregon Humanities Conversation Project comes to Hillsboro

by Kathy Fuller
Public invited to participate in facilitator-led conversations on art and creativity; gender.
COURTESY PHOTO - Gayle Ritt will visit and perform at National Parks in honor of the 100th anniversary of the park system.
Feb 24, 2017

Local singer will embark on national park tour

by Michael Sproles
Hillsboro singer, guitarist Gayle Ritt hopes to share her energy, love of music.
COURTESY: BRICKARTIST.COM - A very large exhibit of Nathan Sawaya's Lego art, 'The Art of the Brick,' will show at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry through May.
Feb 23, 2017

'THE ART OF THE BRICK,' LEGOS STYLE

by Jason Vondersmith
Nathan Sawaya's creations, which use toys as art, come to OMSI.
COURTESY PHOTO: BRIAN DAGOSTINE - A 1/1000-scale model of downtown Portland features landmark buildings built with standard Lego bricks.
Feb 23, 2017

Lego artists keep dream of Brix Museum alive

by Kevin Harden
Group tapped into creative culture to propose idea of museum in Portland.
COURTESY PHOTO - Sarah Nanc'es 'Insoluble' will be on dispay at the Cawein Gallery through March 15.
Feb 22, 2017

Pacific's Cawein Gallery features Sarah Nance

by Kathy Fuller
Artist talk and reception slated for this Thursday, Feb. 23.
Feb 22, 2017

Community calendar -- Feb. 21-28, 2017

by Kathy Fuller
A calendar of events, performances and happenings this week around western Washington County.
COURTESY PHOTO - Marta Delap, Wendy Upton, Destery Epling, Madi Grant, Machesney Miller are five of the more than 30 cast members Glencoe High School's production of 'Lucky Stiff.'
Feb 22, 2017

Let the Glencoe players entertain with 'Lucky Stiff'

by Kathy Fuller
Theater students have put together a funny, farcical musical for the community.
Feb 21, 2017

Community briefs

by Kathy Fuller
Mark you calendar: Here are some free events and workshops coming up in western Washington County.
TRIBUNE PHOTO: LYNDSEY HEWITT - The Portland Art Museum held a soft opening of 'Constructing Identity' last week where attendees could get a first look at the art. The exhibit is on display through June 18.
Feb 17, 2017

Race, culture and expression: 'Constructing Identity' showcases African American art

by Lyndsey Hewitt
Portland Art Museum show runs through June 18 with special talks, performances planned.
COURTESY PHOTO: CASEY CAMPBELL PHOTOGRAPHY - Jessi Walters plays Anne, Cassie Greer plays Charlotte and Morgan Cox plays Emily in Bag& Baggage's 'Bronte.'
Feb 17, 2017

Bronté: Bag&Baggage explores lives of Charlotte, Emily, Anne

by Michael Sproles
'Promenade' show takes place among the stacks at the Hillsboro Brookwood Library.