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A collection of theater, art, music and things-to-do listings throughout our community.

COURTESY PHOTO: ART ON BROADWAY - Art on Broadway presents Barbara Paanakker's exhibiton, "A Colorful Journey," through April. Works include paintings and ceramics.


"THE BOYS NEXT DOOR" — Mask & Mirror Theatre, The Stage at Calvin Church, 10445 SW Canterbury Lane, Tigard. Curtains: 7:30 p.m. Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays, through March 24. No Friday performances for this show. Tickets are available online at, and are $15 adults, $12 seniors, students and military. Explores the stories of four disabled men living together in a group home, and their social worker caretaker, who is slowly getting burned out by his job.

"A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING" — Broadway Rose, March 29-April 28. Featuring the music of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein. Featuring Caitlin Brooke, Joey Côté, Deborah Mae Hill, Kelly Sina and Joe Theissen. Curtains: 7:30 p.m., Thursdays-Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. Also: 2 p.m., Saturday, April 6, 13, 20 and 27. New Stage, 12850 S.W. Grant Ave., Tigard. Tickets: $30 to $48 adults; $20 ages 6018; $25 ages 19-30; group discounts available., or 503-620-5262.

"HERE ON THIS BRIDGE: THE -ISM PROJECT" — Original work by MediaRites' Theatre Diaspora, 2-3 p.m., Sunday, March 17, Beaverton City Library, 12375 S.W. Fifth St. Composed of short monologues exploring the intersections of race, gender, orientation and nationality, including stories with Pacific Northwest perspectives, with a conversation to follow. Free and open to the public; no registration required. Information: or call 503-644-2197.

"THE ISLAND IN WINTER" — Bag & Baggage Productions' inaugural Problem Play Project production is a new vision of Shakespeare's "The Winter's Tale" in a bilingual world premiere adaptation. The Bard's tale is reworked by Hillsboro native Carlos-Zenen Trujillo and transports the action away from Sicilia and Bohemia to Miami and Havana. First show in a three-year project that asks emerging playwrights of color to re-imagine Shakespeare's Problem Plays with a diversity and equity lens. Through March 24 at The Vault Theatre, 350 E. Main St. Hillsboro. Tickets are $32 for adults, $27 for students and seniors.

"TAKING STEPS" — Lakewood Theatre, Lakewood Center for the Arts, 368 S. State St., Lake Oswego. Curtains: Through April 7; Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; one Wednesday performance, March 20, 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 7 p.m., March 17 and 31; and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m., March 10, 24 and 31, and April 7. Tickets: $34 for adults and $32 for seniors. Other discounts available for students and groups. For additional information and tickets, call the Lakewood Box Office at (503) 635-3901 or order online at


ART ON BROADWAY — 12570 S.W. Broadway St., Beaverton. "Winter Dreams" is a group show featuring work from each of the 18 artists who make up Art on Broadway Gallery. Member artist Barbara Paanakker's exhibiton, "A Colorful Journey," through April. Works include paintings and ceramics. Information: Phone 503-601-3300; email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; online at

CALVIN FINE ART GALLERY — Calvin Presbyterian 10445 S.W. Canterbury Lane, Tigard. A solo show by Liz Walker runs through March, along with a group show featuring Kim Ghaemmaghami, wire sculpture, and Peter Irving, ceramics. Gallery hours: Tuesdays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sundays, 9 a.m.-noon.

"HERE NOW: ART INSPIRED BY THE IMMIGRANT EXPERIENCE" — Arts Council of Lake Oswego, through April 5, 510 First St., Lake Oswego. Reception: 5-7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 15, free. Exhibition includes "Where Are You From? Exploring What Makes Us Oregonians," 6-7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 26, a conversation on the nature of communities. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesdays-Fridays and by appointment. Information:, 503-675-3738.

GOLDEN GALLERY —Beaverton Lodge, 12900 S.W. Ninth St., Beaverton. Featuring new paintings by Char Breshgold, through April. Gallery hours: Mondays-Saturdays, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Information: 503-646-0635

SHIRLEY HUFFMAN AUDITORIUM — Exhibition of landscape paintings by Sheila Chugani Baumgardner on display through April in the Hillsboro Civic Center's Shirley Huffman Auditorium and adjacent gallery wall, 150 E. Main St. Open weekdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Baumgardner paints whimsical acrylic landscapes inspired by the urban parks of Portland and the natural wonders of Oregon, and reflective of her cultural heritage and upbringing. Born in India, Baumgardner spent most of her formative years in Japan and now lives in Portland.


BEAVERTON COMMUNITY BAND — Winter Concert, Bethel Congregational United Church of Christ, 3 p.m., Sunday, March 24, and 3 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at Bethel Congregational United Church of Christ. Concert information:

FEAST FOR THE SENSES — 3-5 p.m., Saturday, March 16, Gardener's Choice Garden Center Gift Shop, 14240 S.W. Pacific Highway, Tigard. Live music, refreshments, coupon, plans and more. Featuring the group In Mulieribus ("Among Women") vocal ensemble under the direction of Anna Song. Focusing on focuses on medieval and Renaissance music. Admission: $25, at 503-684-2727 or

ISING CHOIR — With the Westside Chamber Orchestra, hosting a celebration of Mozart, 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 6; and 3 p.m., Sunday, April 7, St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 10390 S.W. Canyon Road, Beaverton. No tickets necessary and free of charge; donations accepted, with 100 percent donated to the Beaverton Arts Foundation campaign for the Patricia Reser Center for the Arts. Information:

KING CITY MUSIC CLUB — KCCA building, 15245 S.W. 116th Ave., King City. New singers welcome. Information: President Muriel Dresser, 503-684-3978.


CEILI — S&A Irish Entertainment presents Irish dancing, first Friday of the month, October through May at the Winona Grange, 8340 S.W. Seneca St., Tualatin. Time: 7:30-11 p.m. "Ceili" is the Gaelic word for an evening gathering of friends sharing and enjoying traditional Irish music, song, dance and fun. Cost: $12, or $10 for veterans, students and 65 and up. Visit for more information.

GOLDEN VALLEY BREWERY AND RESTAURANT — Golden Valley will host Beaverton Education Foundation every third Tuesday through June, with 10 percent of sales between 6-10 p.m. 1520 N.W. Bethany Blvd., Beaverton.

IRISH DANCE — Sherwood Center for the Arts, 22689 S.W. Pine St., will hold its Family Matinee Series, presenting Murray Irish Dance, 3 p.m., Sunday, March 17, for St. Patrick's Day. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. $5 for all ages. Visit

LAW LIBRARIANS — A law librarian is now on duty to provide assistance on a walk-in basis at both the Beaverton City Main Library and Tigard Public Library, once each month. Beaverton: Fourth Tuesday of each month, 3 to 7 p.m. Tigard: second Thursday of each month, 3 to 7 p.m.

PIXAR AT OMSI — "The Science Behind Pixar," an exhibition about the science behind some of the animated films and their characters, at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI). The hands-on exhibition demonstrates the technology that supports the creativity and artistry of Pixar's storytellers. Created by the Museum of Science, Boston and Pixar Animation Studios, and featuring more than 40 interactive elements, the exhibition showcases the science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) concepts used by the artists and computer scientists who help bring Pixar's films to the big screen. Runs through Sept. 3. Tickets to this exhibit, which include general museum admission, are $21 for adults, $14 for youth (ages 3-13), and $17 for seniors (ages 63+). Prices for OMSI Members are $5 for adults, $3 for youth, and $4 for seniors. Guests can purchase tickets online at, via phone at 503-797-4000 or in person at the museum.

SHERWOOD CENTER FOR THE ARTS — Movie, "A League of Their Own," 7 p.m., Thursday, March 21. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Sherwood Center for the Arts, 22689 S.W. Pine St., Sherwood. $3 for all ages. Visit or call 503-625-4278 for more information.

WASHINGTON COUNTY MUSEUM — Exhibition "AgriCulture: Shaping Land and Lives in the Tualatin Valley," runs through spring 2019. Featuring photography, video, illustration, an interactive drawing station and historical objects from the museum's collection surround and take inspiration from these stories. PCC Rock Creek Campus, 17677 N.W. Springville Road, Portland. Museum admission is $3 to $5; free for members and entrance to the museum is included with the event.

WRITERS IN THE GROVE — A free writing workshop is offered for young people and adults on the second Saturday of every month from 10 a.m. to noon. For writers with all levels of experience. For more information, call 503-992-3247.

Hillsboro Brookwood Library, 2850 N.E. Brookwood Parkway.

ANNIE BLOOM'S — 7834 S.W. Capitol Highway, Portland. Pacific Northwest authors Willy Vlautin ("Don't Skip Out on Me") and Jonathan Evison ("Lawn Boy") to read from the paperback editions of their latest novels, 7 p.m., Monday, March 18. • Local author Paula Butterfield for a reading from her debut novel, "La Luministe," 7 p.m., Thursday, March 21. • Nina LaCour, Shanthi Sekaran, Zahra Noorbakhsk, Vernon Keeve and Laura Davis will present "Border Crossing," featuring fiction, poetry and comedy that explore the boundaries of where creativity can take us, 7 p.m., Thursday, March 28.

POWELL'S BOOKS AT CEDAR HILLS CROSSING — 3415 S.W. Cedar Hills Blvd., Beaverton. • Deadly Diversions Book Group, 7 p.m., Thursday, March 14. • Author Constantine Singer will read from his book, "Strange Days," 7 p.m., Thursday, March 14. • Author Jody J. Little will discuss her book, "Mostly the Honest Truth," 2 p.m., Saturday, March 16. • Joe R. Landsdale will discuss "The Elephant of Surprise," 7 p.m.,Tuesday, March 19. • Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Eli Saslow discusses "Rising Out of Hatred," 2 p.m., Wednesday, March 20. • Westside Writing Group, 7 p.m., Thursday, March 21. • Raya Golden will talk about "Starport," a book based on a TV pilot written by George R. R. Martin, 7 p.m., Thursday, March 21.

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