Facing trauma head-on in 'Villain Songs'

Facing trauma head-on in 'Villain Songs'

Beaverton poet Tammy Robacker will host a reading with other Pacific Nortwest poets this Sunday.

Beaverton's New Living Room

Beaverton's New Living Room

Here's what to expect from Beaverton's soon-to-be-built Center for the Arts.

'Anatomy of Gray' puts 'interesting twist' on Midwestern small town

'Anatomy of Gray' puts 'interesting twist' on Midwestern small town

The upcoming Tigard Mask and Mirror production is billed as a 'children's play for adults.'

'Death by Design' draws on classic English mysteries

'Death by Design' draws on classic English mysteries

The latest Beaverton Civic Theatre production is inspired by Agatha Christie and Noel Coward.

Swimmer, hiker, teacher, author

Swimmer, hiker, teacher, author

Carolyn Wood has spent a lifetime learning how to start and finish things - and to excel.

Vietnam War combat pilot charts his own course

Vietnam War combat pilot charts his own course

Bob Rodzwell volunteered to go to Vietnam and moved his family to Bangkok to see them frequently.

JFK: Inspiring a new generation

JFK: Inspiring a new generation

Oregon Historical Society marks the president's 100th birthday with a display of rare items.

Community remembrance set for Chinese-American leader

Community remembrance set for Chinese-American leader

Mary Nom Lee Leong helped keep alive history, culture of Chinese community.

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

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

The Portland Art Museum's curator suggests the exhibit is an effort to rectify a 'crime of...

Actress wears her heart on her sleeve

Actress wears her heart on her sleeve

Andrea Enright is still grieving loss of her husband, but returning to acting is bringing her new...

Hard-driving Raindriver

Hard-driving Raindriver

The band is playing at the Dublin Pub, 6821 S.W. Beaverton Hillsdale Highway, 7 p.m., Saturday, ...

'Grimm' tidings

'Grimm' tidings

As the television series wraps up, the cast lauds the local community.

Looking back, learning a lot and living here

Looking back, learning a lot and living here

The Times takes a look back at some of the fun stories that headlined our Living Here section in...

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Tigard's Features

COURTESY PRESTIGE SENIOR LIVING BEAVERTON HILLS - Verna Peterson, in pink, celebrated her 105th birthday with family and friends.
April 25, 2017

Lifelong Beaverton resident celebrates 105th birthday

by The Times
Family and friends joined Verna Peterson to mark the occassion.
April 20, 2017

Two Portland authors share Jewish women's wisdom

by The Times
Prikei Imahot, by Lois Sussman Shenker and Assistant Rabbi Eve Posen, is an update on an ancient Jewish text.
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.
April 20, 2017

OPB, museum peek behind curtain at Laika

by Jason Vondersmith
A new documentary and exhibit explore the work of the Hillsboro animation studio.


BROADWAY ROSE THEATRE COMPANY: CRAIG MITCHELLDYER - Antonia Darlene (center) will wow audiences with her vocal chops singing 1960s pop music songs like 'One Fine Day' and 'A Natural Woman' in Broadway Rose's 'Beehive.'
April 13, 2017

Antonia Darlene's 'worst-ever audition' couldn't keep her off the stage

by Barbara Sherman
The actress is appearing in Broadway Rose's production of 'Beehive.'
April 13, 2017

Children's Theater shines light on migrant youth

by Blair Stenvick
'Tomas and the Library Lady' is based on the childhood of Mexican-American educator Tomas Rivera.
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.'
April 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: NADYA OKAMOTO - Okamoto, 19, founded Period., formerly Camions of Care.
April 06, 2017

Local teen Nadya Okamoto runs for public office in Massachusetts

by Lyndsey Hewitt
A Catlin Gabel alumna is running for Cambridge City Council while she attends Harvard University.
COURTESY PHOTO - Sit and sip while taking in the beauty of Oregon's wine country during North Willamette Vintners Wine Trail weekend April 8 and 9.
April 06, 2017

Wine trail offers unique taste of Oregon in Washington County

by Michael Sproles
Tickets are $60 for the weekend, $40 for a single-day pass.
April 06, 2017

Lakewood Theatre to hold auditions for two plays

by The Times
'Visit to a Small Planet' and 'To Kill a Mockingbird' are seeking actors.
FILE - Past concerts at the Oregon Zoo have included The Indigo Girls in 2015.
March 30, 2017

Oregon Zoo announces six summer concert acts

by Blair Stenvick
Summer concerts at the zoo have been happening since 1979.
FILE PHOTO - Construction continues on the $33.5 million Cultural Crossing expansion.
March 30, 2017

Portland Japanese Garden's top 5 things to see

by Jennifer Anderson
Cultural Village expansion brings new galleries, a tea cafe, gardens and buildings.
COURTESY OF FLUTE FAIR - Flutist Peter Sheridan, an expert in extra-low-range flutes, will offer master classes and a performance at the event.
March 30, 2017

Low-flute specialist Peter Sheridan at Saturday's Flute Fair

by The Times
The event, presented by the Greater Portland Flute Society, takes place at Aloha High School.
March 16, 2017

City of Beaverton shines light on arts

by The Times
The municipal arts program is showcasing works at several locations in the area this spring.
COURTESY: HOYT ARBORETUM - Hoyt Arboretum has 12 miles of trails to explore, and it'll host guided tours for Arbor Month in April — including Magnolia and Spring Blossom tours.
March 16, 2017

Writer shakes off winter with walk in the woods

by Lyndsey Hewitt
Hoyt Arboretum, a 'living museum,' sits just east of Beaverton.
FILE - David Ritchie, who writes short plays about historical figures, is bringing his latest show to the West Slope Community Library this Saturday.
March 09, 2017

Play imagines moment in lives of Eisenhower, Churchill

by The Times
Professor David Ritchie wrote the historical fantasy, which will be performed at the West Slope Community Library.
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Artist George D. Green stands next to a piece entitled 'Marooned in Dream: A Path of Song and Mind,' which he painted in 2013.
March 09, 2017

Oregon artist who made it big comes home for exhibition

by Kelsey O'Halloran
George D. Green has brought his paintings to Lake Oswego for a monthlong display.
March 09, 2017

Dinner, entertainment to support school in Tanzania

by The Times
Huruma School for Children with Disabilities to benefit from the Taste of Tanzania.
March 09, 2017

Singers, dancers team up for 'Stabat Mater' concert

by The Times
The March 17 event is a benefit for Ceasefire Oregon Education Foundation.
PHOTO BY JAMES G. HILL - Actress Jade Tate, a Southridge High School alumna, is embraced by Congeyer.
March 05, 2017

PCC takes audiences to 'Heights'

by The Times
'Hamilton' creator Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote the music and lyrics based on the book by Quiara Alegría Hudes.
March 04, 2017

Library rings with strains of opera

by The Times
The program is free and open to the public; no registration is required.
Mayne Mihacsi
March 02, 2017

Cue the fanfare: Beaverton Symphony Orchestra gains a new executive director

by Dana Haynes
Mayne Mihacsi is the newly named boss, but also a longtime musician with the group.
PHOTO COURTESY OF BEAVERTON CIVIC THEATRE - Amanda Clark as Corie and Connor Brown as Paul star in "Barefoot in the Park."
February 25, 2017

Courtship, comedy-style

by Dana Haynes
Beaverton Civic Theatre is bringing Neil Simon's classic 'Barefoot in the Park' to town.

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