Symphony orchestra, theater series, Irish music concert among events to benefit

The Beaverton Arts Commission has announced winners of the group's second cycle of Community Grants for 2014.

Here are this year’s recipient organizations and their respective events:

• Beaverton Symphony Orchestra — 2014/2015 Concert Series

• Big Horn Brass — Holiday Concert on Dec. 7 at St. Matthew Lutheran Church

• Center for Intercultural Organizing — “New Face of Beaverton” (Diversity Photography Art Project and Exhibition)

• Masque Alfresco — Summer Theatre Series “The Would-Be Gentleman” at the Beaverton City Library on Aug. 9, 10, 16 and 17

• Music in Small Spaces — Fall Irish Music Concert on Oct. 25

• RASIKA – Six free Indian Performing Art outreach events in Beaverton.

The program is funded by the Beaverton Arts and Culture Foundation.

The arts commission seeks to contribute to quality of life in Beaverton by presenting artistic and cultural events that celebrate community values and help connect residents to their artistic and cultural heritage.

“Regional artists and organizations help make Beaverton a vibrant city,” said Mayor Denny Doyle. “I’d like to congratulate all the recipients for their hard work and thank them for bringing our community together through the arts.”

The commission presents annual events such as Beaverton Last Tuesday concert series held at The Round at Beaverton Central, the Beaverton Arts Mix! and Ten Tiny Dances. In addition, the commission leads public art projects, including Beaverton’s mural and sculpture program.

For more information, visit the commission website at or call 503-526-2288. The next cycle of Community Grants will open in January 2015.

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