Art sale to benefit The Wetlands Conservancy

Art sale to benefit The Wetlands Conservancy

Artists Jan Rimerman and Dave Haslett are opening their studio for a special art show and sale...

Filmed by Bike fest rides into town

Filmed by Bike fest rides into town

Three-day event celebrates favorite two-wheelers , May 5-7 at the Hollywood Theatre

Last laugh of Bridgetown?

Last laugh of Bridgetown?

Now 10, popular festival might be done in by rising expenses

Bringing the songs

Bringing the songs

Musicians, longtime friends collaborate to promote musical productions on regional and national...

Fresh horror awaits at Timberline Lodge

Fresh horror awaits at Timberline Lodge

Overlook Film Festival brings scary movies, games, discussions, more to Mount Hood

IMAGO PUTS NEW SLANT ON 'MEDEA'

IMAGO PUTS NEW SLANT ON 'MEDEA'

Balance and imbalance in Greek tragedy plays out on tilting stage

BODYVOX DANCE FILM FEST MAKES CONTACT

BODYVOX DANCE FILM FEST MAKES CONTACT

Second annual Portland festival shows 25 films from April 27 to 29

Rosarians hope to see rose contest blossom

Rosarians hope to see rose contest blossom

Apply by May 26 to enter garden in annual competition

Music fest offers impressive lineup  of legends, locals

Music fest offers impressive lineup of legends, locals

In its eighth year, Soul'd Out Music Festival welcomes Solange, Giorgio Moroder and more

OREGON SYMPHONY KEEPS TIME IN A NEW WORLD

OREGON SYMPHONY KEEPS TIME IN A NEW WORLD

2017-18 season includes themes of social issues - immigration, environment, homelessness

KAITLIN OLSON TURNS SHINING STAR

KAITLIN OLSON TURNS SHINING STAR

Actress who started at Tigard High School now has two TV sitcoms

A DETOUR DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE

A DETOUR DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE

Bellydance Evolution set to shake up 'Alice in Wonderland,' and show includes Portland resident

'Berlin Diary' reveals creator's family history

'Berlin Diary' reveals creator's family history

Andrea Stolowitz tells story of mending lost connections, a play by Hand2Mouth and CoHo Productions

Salem man's car collection   revs up 'American Pickers'

Salem man's car collection revs up 'American Pickers'

Show's hosts spend $90,000 on most costly purchase, so far

'MOVING HISTORY' LOOKS AT DANCE IN PORTLAND

'MOVING HISTORY' LOOKS AT DANCE IN PORTLAND

City's contemporary dance scene featured in film documentary by Eric Nordstrom

Rae Gordon, band make it in Memphis

Rae Gordon, band make it in Memphis

Group a runner-up in the International Blues Challenge in Tennessee

'AKBAR'S ELEPHANT' IN THE ROOM

'AKBAR'S ELEPHANT' IN THE ROOM

'Oregon's sculptor' Lee Kelly installs piece in Fox Tower lobby

Cirque du Soleil brings 'KURIOS' to life in Rose City

Cirque du Soleil brings 'KURIOS' to life in Rose City

The Canadian acrobatic company announced that the new show lands at the Portland Expo Center Aug....

JD McPherson, Big Head Todd ready to rattle 'n' roll 30th Blues Fest

JD McPherson, Big Head Todd ready to rattle 'n' roll 30th Blues Fest

Festival organizers announced on Wednesday, March 1, about two dozen performers who will appear...

POWFEST SHOWCASES FILMS BY WOMEN

POWFEST SHOWCASES FILMS BY WOMEN

Female filmmakers continue their dialogue March 2-5 in Portland Oregon Women's Film Festival

Local comic heads to La La Land

Local comic heads to La La Land

Time ripe for move, but Bri Pruett thinks Portland is hilarious

A portrait of Nichelle Nichols of 'Star Trek'

A portrait of Nichelle Nichols of 'Star Trek'

Wizard World Portland Comic Con headliner the subject of local artist's painting

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Portland's Features

COURTESY MERCEDES-BENZ - For such a small vehicle, the GLA250 comes with a lot of Mercedes characteristics. They range from the large corporate grill and aggressive stance to the upright infotainment screen that protrudes above the aluminum dash with the large, round air vents.
April 28, 2017

Test Driver: 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 4MATIC

by Jim Redden
The German automaker competes in the subcompact crossover market with a well made hatchback that comes with a strong turbo engine and…
COURTESY PHOTO - Wine is a 12-month endeavor for some (such as SE Wine Collective patrons above) but the Oregon Wine Board hopes plenty people get out and enjoy the vinos during Oregon Wine Month in May.
April 26, 2017

Uncork a bottle, pour a glass: May is Oregon Wine Month

by Jason Vondersmith
Sixth annual event puts focus on grape all around the state
COURTESY PHOTO - Arlo Guthrie is still going strong today, touring with former members of Shenandoah and son Abe Guthrie. They stop on the 'Running Down Yhe Road' tour at Revolution Hall, May 2.
April 26, 2017

Guthrie keeps running down the road - with family in tow

by Jason Vondersmith
Famed folkie heads to town with songs as current as ever


COURTESY: RUSSELL J YOUNG - 'Oye Oya' by Milagro Theatre is a story of love, compassion and forgiveness. It stages April 27-May 27.
April 26, 2017

Short List

by Jason Vondersmith
Events and happenings taking place in the next week in Portland and surrounding areas
April 26, 2017

Live Music

by Jason Vondersmith
The places to be in the next week in Portland and beyond
April 26, 2017

Bits & Pieces

by Jason Vondersmith
Here are some notes on this and that and the other thing ...
April 25, 2017

Oregon Book Award winners announced

by Lyndsey Hewitt
Taking the fiction award is Joyce Cherry Cresswell of Portland
COURTESY PHOTO - The Oregon Black Pioneers work to uncover African American history in the entire state and not just Portland.
April 24, 2017

Oregon Black Pioneers focus on African American history

by Lyndsey Hewitt
Volunteer group brings stories to light in the state, and not just Portland
COURTESY: MICHAEL DURHAM/OREGON ZOO - Veterinarians are preparing a tuberculosis treatment regimen for Sung-Surin, the 34-year-old Asian elephant at the Oregon Zoo.
April 24, 2017

Bits & Pieces

by Jason Vondersmith
Here are some notes on this and that and the other thing ...
COURTESY: OVERLOOK FILM FESTIVAL - The scary movies at the Overlook Film Festival include the 'Boys in the Trees.'
April 24, 2017

Movie Time

by Jason Vondersmith
Here's a look at big screen releases, home movie rentals and documentary and movies of interest ...
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Puppy raiser Sandy Lissman has raised an even dozen puppies that went on to become full-fledge guide dogs for the blind. She received her next puppy, Falla, a black labrador retriever, from Bill Miner, a partner in charge at Portland law firm Davis Wright Tremain. Falla will be Lissman's companion for the next 13 to 15 months before entering formal guide dog training with Boring-based Guide Dogs For The Blind.
April 24, 2017

GUIDE PUPPIES IN TRAINING TO BECOME SERVICE DOGS

by Teresa Carson
Volunteers raise the little fur balls that will serve vision impaired
COURTESY CHEVROLET - The 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500 Diesel 4X4 looks every inch a truck but is easier to drive that you might think because of its size.
April 21, 2017

Test Drive: 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500 Diesel

by Jim Redden
If you need a full-size truck with more than full-size capabilities, the 2107 Chevy Silverado 2500 with the Duramax diesel engine and…
COURTESY PHOTO - Ceramic artists take pride in their work's permanence. '(We) make things out of of Earth, put them in fire and make them permanent,' says Dawn Panttaja, chair for this weekend's Ceramics Showcase.
April 19, 2017

Show displays beauty borne of the Earth

by Lyndsey Hewitt
Ceramics Showcase, Gathering of Guilds combine this weekend at Oregon Convention Center
COURTESY: BMAC PHOTOGRAPHY - Polaris Dance Theatre puts on its annual 'Xposed' show, April 21-29.
April 19, 2017

Short List

by Jason Vondersmith
Events and happenings taking place in the next week in Portland and surrounding areas
COURTESY PHOTO - The XX stops in Portland in support of its 'I See You' album, April 23 at Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
April 19, 2017

Live Music

by Jason Vondersmith
The places to be in the next week in Portland and beyond
COURTESY PHOTO - Songwriter Steve Dean will appear in Portland to mentor members of the local chapter of the Nashville Songwriters Association International — and anybody who wants help on their songwriting.
April 19, 2017

Nashville Songwriters group strikes a chord in Portland

by Jason Vondersmith
Steve Dean to offer workshop to aspiring tunesmiths April 29
April 19, 2017

Bits & Pieces

by Jason Vondersmith
Here are some notes on this and that and the other thing ...
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: CLAIRE GREEN - At the unveiling of the latest World of Speed exhibit, American Muscle, excited museum members and special guests marvelled at the 15 classic cars that will be on display until December 2017.
April 18, 2017

World of Speed honors American muscle

by Claire Green
'American Muscle' exhibit also honors injured Clackamas County Sgt. Damon Coates.
COURTESY PHOTO - JOAN NATHAN
April 17, 2017

Book Report: Joan Nathan cooks up new book

by Michaela Bancud
'King Solomon's Table' explores Jewish cooking from around the world
COURTESY PHOTO - SILAS WEIR MITCHELL
April 17, 2017

Bits & Pieces

by Jason Vondersmith
Here are some notes on this and that and the other thing ...

Don't miss the local news

Apr 17, 2017

MOVIE TIME

by Jason Vondersmith
Here's a look at big screen releases, home movie rentals and documentary and movies of interest ...
HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA - The 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe is a sharply styled Crossover Utiliity Vehicle with three rows of seats that can be configured for six or seven passengers.
Apr 14, 2017

Test Drive: 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited AWD

by Jim Redden
In a sign of just how practical the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe is, the Texas Auto Writers Association has voted it the 'Full-Size CUV of…
SUBMITTED PHOTO: AUBRIE LEGAULT  - The second-annual Pinot Noir Barrel Auction hosted by Willamette Valley Wine Association raised $472,000 dollars.
Apr 13, 2017

Second-annual Pinot Noir Barrel Auction raises $472,000

by Pamplin Media Group
Willamette Valley's Pinot Noir Barrel Auction raises record amount
Apr 13, 2017

BetaCon eyes cutting edge

by Lyndsey Hewitt
Inaugural gaming, technology expo fosters collaboration; it's headed by former Olympian Ashton Eaton
COURTESY VALLEY CATHOLIC - Dan Schauffler, band director at Valley Catholic, finally received a gold record over 30 years after the Nu Shooz hit 'I Can't Wait.'
Apr 13, 2017

Beaverton resident, former Nu Shooz member, finally gets gold record

by Blair Stenvick
The Valley Catholic High School band director, Dan Schauffler, was honored for the track 'I Can't Wait.'
COURTESY: JEREMY DANIEL - The story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons returns to Portland with 'Jersey Boys,' April 18-23.
Apr 12, 2017

Short List

by Jason Vondersmith
Events and happenings taking place in the next week in Portland and surrounding areas
Apr 12, 2017

Live Music

by Jason Vondersmith
The places to be in the next week in Portland and beyond
COURTESY: LAIKA/FOCUS FEATURES - Travis Knight, president and CEO of Laika, has been a major player in the Portland area's animation world. He's the son of Nike co-founder Phil Knight, who owns Laika.
Apr 12, 2017

OPB, museum peek behind curtain at Laika

by Jason Vondersmith
'Oregon Art Beat,' exhibit at Portland Art Museum explore Oregon animation work
Apr 12, 2017

Bits & Pieces

by Jason Vondersmith
Here are some notes on this and that and the other thing ...
Apr 10, 2017

Movie Time

by Jason Vondersmith
Here's a look at big screen releases, home movie rentals and documentary and movies of interest ...
Apr 10, 2017

Bits & Pieces

by Jason Vondersmith
Here are some notes on this and that and the other thing ...
KIA MOTORS AMERICA - The 2017 Kia Niro is a compact hatchback with crossover styling, a comfortable ride and a lot of interior room.
Apr 07, 2017

Test Drive: 2017 Kia Niro Hybrid

by Jim Redden
Kia's first hybrid is a practical compact hatchback with a comfortable ride and a lot of interior room.
COURTESY: SAYA HISHIKAWA - White Bird welcomes Ronald K. Brown and Evidence and their performances inspired by African and Cuban dance, April 6-8 at Newmark Theatre.
Apr 05, 2017

Short List

by Jason Vondersmith
Events and happenings taking place in the next week in Portland and surrounding areas
COURTESY: JESSE DEFLORIO - Vanessa Carlton, who performs at Doug Fir Lounge on Saturday, April 8, has shown musical evolution in recent years.
Apr 05, 2017

Live Music

by Jason Vondersmith
The places to be in the next week in Portland and beyond
Apr 05, 2017

April Arts

by Jason Vondersmith
It's a monthly look at arts gallery openings and other arts happenings
Apr 05, 2017

Bits & Pieces

by Jason Vondersmith
Here are some notes on this and that and the other thing ...
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Helia Megowan rehearsing Nikiya solo from La Bayadere for Northwest Dance Theatres A Festival of Dance April 8 and 9.
Apr 03, 2017

NWDT to present 'A Festival of Dance'

by Barb Randall
Northwest Dance Theatre will present 'A Festival of Dance,' April 8 and 9 at PCC Sylvania's Performing Arts Center.
COURTESY PHOTO - GINA OCHSNER
Apr 03, 2017

Book Report: A Q&A with Ochsner, Grover, Daviau

by Michaela Bancud
Checking in with three writers up for Oregon Book Awards
Apr 03, 2017

Movie Time

by Jason Vondersmith
Here's a look at big screen releases, home movie rentals and documentary and movies of interest ...
COURTESY PHOTO - The filming of 'Star Wars: The Force and the Fury' took place in Scappoose, which reminded director Jason Satterlund of Endor.
Apr 03, 2017

Bits & Pieces

by Jason Vondersmith
Here are some notes on this and that and the other thing ...