Nov. 8 Arts & Leisure briefs
Art show runs through Dec. 5 at George Fox
The Minthorne Gallery at George Fox University is hosting "About Beauty," an art show curated by Luke Zimmerman and Seth Tichenor, through Dec. 5. Artists include Pat Barrett, Laurie Danial, Charles Emerson, David Fondren, Ron Mills, Ruri, Leroy Setziol and Asa Wright. An artist's talk is set for 6 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Chehalem Cultural Center; a reception will follow at 7 p.m. at the GFU gallery, located in Hoover Academic Building.
Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or by appointment. For more information, call the school's Department of Art and Design at 503-554-2619.
Book signing set
Newberg resident Barbara Doyle, author of "Springbrook Oregon
: Local, National, International," will sign copies of the book from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 18 and Nov. 24 in the tasting room at Bells Up Winery, 27895 N.E. Bell Road. The book is a collection of the area's history from 1850 to 2017. For more information, email [email protected] winery.com or call 503-537-1328.
George Fox will host concerts
George Fox University will host a fall symphony orchestra concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. The school will also stage "An Evening of Jazz," featuring Clay Jenkins playing jazz trumpet and the university's jazz ensemble and faculty trio, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Both concerts are in Bauman Auditorium.
Tickets are $12 and are available online at www.georgefox.edu/concerts. For more information, call Debbie Hawblitzel in the university's music department at 503-554-2620. Proceeds from the events will go toward the school's Auxiliary Student Scholarship Fund.
Talk will feature heroine who saved Norway with a lur
McMINNVILLE — Musician and professor Joan Paddock will demonstrate the lur, an obscure Scandinavian trumpet, and share the story of heroine Prillar Guri in "The Lur of Prillar Guri" at 7 p.m. Nov. 15 in a lounge in Riley Hall at Linfield College.
Paddock will discuss the background and construction of the lur, as well as share the story of Guri, who sounded the instrument to save her people from Scottish invasion during the Kalmar War in 1612 at the Battle of Kringen.
The Linfield College faculty lecture series offers one presentation each month. For more information, call 503-883-2409.
Lecture will focus on using science to think about music
McMINNVILLE – An upcoming lecture will explore the bridge between music, science and psychology.
Elizabeth Margulis, a professor and director of the music cognition lab at the University of Arkansas, will present "Using Science to Think About Music" at 8 p.m. Nov. 28 in a recital hall in the Vivian A. Bull Music Center at Linfield College.
Margulis' lecture will connect multiple disciplines and departments at Linfield, particularly music, psychology, theatre and communication arts and education.
Newspaper digitization effort complete
The Newberg Area Historical Society will meet later this month to hear a presentation by Newberg Public Library Director Leah Griffith on the completion of a project to digitize past issues of the Newberg Graphic.
The project, with donations from a variety of community groups and individuals, was to digitize issues of the newspaper from its founding in 1888 to 1922 and make them available online in an easily searchable format.
"This make researching Newberg history easier than ever and provides a model for making archives of fragile materials easily accessible to everyone," according to a press release from the historical society.
The presentation is set for 7 p.m. Nov. 28 in the Austin Room at the library. For more information, leave a message at 503-538-6629, email newberghistory @gmail.com or visit the organization's Facebook page.
Holiday bazaar set at historical society
McMINNVILLE — The Yamhill County Historical Society will hold its eighth annual Handmade Holiday Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 2 and noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Yamhill Valley Heritage Center Museum, 11275 S.W. Durham Lane. Entry is free with a food donation to YCAP. For more information, visit www.yamhill countyhistory.org or call 503-472-2842.