A state of perpetual motion for Winter Percussion students

A state of perpetual motion for Winter Percussion students

Southridge Slam Indoor Percussion Show hits the high school Feb. 21 with 13 ensembles from Oregon...

Notes of the past play in the present for Beaverton man

Notes of the past play in the present for Beaverton man

Beaverton resident and pianist Philip Mandel will celebrate the release of his CD on Feb. 20 at...

Beaverton woman works to create healthier communities

Beaverton woman works to create healthier communities

Recent Portland State University grad Senji Lama is working with Partners for a Hunger-Free...


Tigard's Features

Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Heidi Davis, a camp teacher with the Experience Theatre Project, demonstrates some acting exercises to children at the Beaverton Civic Theatre.
February 26, 2015

Removing the walls with a unique brand of theater

by Caitlin Feldman
Experience Theatre Project, a Beaverton nonprofit, aims to immerse audiences and elevate the arts in town Alisa Stewart shook as she left a theater performance last fall. Her friend, Leia Young,…
February 26, 2015

Out & About

by Caitlin Feldman
Bored? Check here for what's happening in our communities in the coming weeks Music Journey Tribute Band and Sherwood High to Benefit Doernbecher — The world’s only female-fronted Journey…
February 19, 2015

Out & About

by Caitlin Feldman
Find out what's happening in our communities Music Southridge Slam Indoor Percussion Show — Thirteen ensembles will perform shows similar to marching band football field shows on Feb. 21 at…
February 05, 2015

Out & About happenings

by Caitlin Feldman
Find out what's happening in our communities in the coming weeks Art Art On Broadway Gallery — “Love is in the Air” is the February exhibit for Art On Broadway, 12570 S.W. Broadway St.,…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Artisan Cake Company owner Liz Marek poses with her daughter Avalon and her cakes in her Beaverton kitchen.
January 29, 2015

The sweet taste of creative freedom for Beaverton cake decorator

by Caitlin Feldman
Beaverton resident and Artisan Cake Company Owner Liz Marek makes elaborate cakes that landed her on Food Network's "Duff Till Dawn" An unassuming black sign hangs on the front of a brown house…
January 29, 2015

Out and About: Events happening in our communities

by Caitlin Feldman
Check in here to see what's going on the next few weeks Art Westside Cultural Alliance Networks for the Art — Connect with the local creative community at a free arts and culture networking…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Stafford author Roland Smith holds up his latest novel, 'Beneath,' which will be released on Jan. 27.
January 22, 2015

Words tell readers what lies 'Beneath'

by Caitlin Feldman
Local author Roland Smith hasn't taken a day off in decades, and the latest fruit of his labor, 'Beneath,' comes out Jan. 27 Roland Smith doesn’t get writer’s block. For him, it’s an elusive…
January 22, 2015

Out & About

by Caitlin Feldman
A roundup of events happening in our communities over the coming weeks Art Westside Cultural Alliance Networks for the Art — Connect with the local creative community at a free arts and culture…
January 22, 2015

Actress is ready for her close-up

by Barbara Sherman
Jennifer Goldsmith has moved from the chorus into the spotlight Jennifer Goldsmith lives, eats and breathes theater: Her day job is working at Portland Center Stage as the associate development…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - A painter, writer, activist, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Miriam Greenstein is also a Holocaust survivor. However, it is the combination of these things that define her, not one singular item.
January 15, 2015

A light in the shadows

by Caitlin Feldman
Author and Holocaust survivor Miriam Greenstein brings her story of war, life and healing to Tualatin Public Library on Jan. 24 What do you remember of your life prior to your 10th birthday?…

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Jan 15, 2015

Out & About

by Caitlin Feldman
What's going on in our communities over the coming weeks To have items listed here, send them to Out&About, P.O. Box 22109, Portland 97269-2109; email cfeldman@commnewspapers.com or fax to…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Four NASCAR cars used by famous drivers will be part of a Daytona 500 mockup at the World of Speed motorsports museum in Wilsonville. The museum is set to open in April 2015.
Jan 08, 2015

World of Speed Museum expects to open in April

by Josh Kulla
World of Speed, the Wilsonville motorsports museum set to open in spring, has announced that John Amschler has signed on as director of education. Amschler will lead the museum’s education…
Jan 08, 2015

'Eagles' will fly at museum screening

by Pamplin Media Group
History buff to discuss war film at county museum Pamplin Media Group A screening of “Forgotten Eagles,” a film about the Aztec Eagle fighter squadron in World War II, will take place at 6:30…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF UNITED VAN LINES - A United Van Lines map shows the top states where people were moving, and leaving, in 2014.
Jan 08, 2015

Oregon No. 1 destination for people on the move

by Pamplin Media Group
Going somewhere? If you’re moving, it’s likely you’re headed to Oregon. That’s what United Van Lines’ 38th annual National Movers Study discovered. Oregon is the No. 1 moving destination in the…
Jan 09, 2015

Out and About events

by Caitlin Feldman
What's happening in our communities in the coming weeks art Art On Broadway Gallery — 12570 S.W. Broadway St., Beaverton. This month’s featured exhibit is a “Winter Group Show” offering…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: ADAM WICKHAM - Artists work on hanging photos at the Hillsboro Public Library for an exhibit, titled 'The First Three Years,' representing the amount of time that the Orenco Photography Club has been in existence.
Jan 08, 2015

Framing the extraordinary

by Caitlin Feldman
Orenco Photography Club's first large-scale exhibit will be at the Hillsboro Public Library through February, following a reception on Thursday, Jan. 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. It’s Friday morning at…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Sarah Taylor warms up on the bar at June Taylors School of Dance prior to her September trip to an international dance competition in Belgium.
Jan 01, 2015

Reflections from 2014: A year in pictures

by Jon House
Times photographer Jonathan House shares his images of the year Community newspaper photojournalism is really a study of small moments. Some moments present themselves to you in very obvious…
Jan 15, 2015

Actress moves from the chorus into the spotlight

by Barbara Sherman
Jennifer Goldsmith performs in 'The World Goes 'Round' Jennifer Goldsmith lives, eats and breathes theater: Her day job is working at Portland Center Stage as the associate development director,…
Jan 15, 2015

Broadway Rose presents 'The World Goes 'Round'

by Broadway Rose Theatre Company
Musical revue runs Jan. 29 through March 1 in Tigard Broadway Rose Theatre Company kicks off its 2015 “Season of Bright Beginnings” with a retrospective of two of musical theater's greatest…
Jan 15, 2015

Oregon gets REFORMA chapter to aid libraries

by Stephanie Haugen
Spanish-language materials, programs are side benefits More communication, better connections, increased support — these are a few of local librarians’ favorite things. And now, Oregon libraries…




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