A&E: Celebrating arts and culture in October and November
SEQUENTIAL ELEMENTS — Golden Road Arts Studio artists Cheryl Cameron, Martin Conley, Barbara Mason and Amy Stoner have artwork on display through Friday, Oct. 21, at the Shirley Huffman Auditorium Gallery. Hillsboro Civic Center, 150 E. Main St. in Hillsboro.
BEHIND THE SCENES OF HISTORY — Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist David Hume Kennedy will take audiences on a one-night-only "magical mystery tour" through some of the most significant historical events of the past half-century, 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27. Tickets from $26 at thereser.org. Patricia Reser Center for the Arts, 12625 S.W. Crescent St. in Beaverton.
OCTOBER AWARDS SHOW — Artists reflect the spirit of the season of Diwali with 2D and 3D media through October. The juror for this show is Ashula Tayal. The Village Gallery of Arts, 1060 N.W. Saltzman Road in Cedar Mill.
TEEN ART SHOW — The 20th annual Teen Art Show returns, put on by the Beaverton Teen Library Council, from Wednesday, Nov. 2, through Sunday, Nov. 6. There will be an opening reception from 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, with light refreshments and a chance to meet the artists. Show attendees will choose winners to receive a $100 gift certificate for Blick Art Materials. Beaverton City Library, 12375 S.W. Fifth St. in Beaverton.
INDIGENOUS VOICES — Artwork by Abdiel Flores Ubaldo, Luis Jimenez Castro, Hampton Rodriguez and Orquidia Violeta depicts elements of individual and cultural identities, on display through Nov. 18. Glenn & Viola Walters Cultural Arts Center, 527 E. Main St. in Hillsboro.
ART HARVEST STUDIO TOUR — Samples of the work of artists participating in this year's 26th Art Harvest Studio Tour are on display through Dec. 2 in the Parrish Gallery. An artist reception will be held from 5-8 p.m. Nov. 4. Visit artharveststudiotour.org for more information about the tour and featured artists. Chehalem Cultural Center, 415 E. Sheridan St. in Newberg.
FOUR EIGHTS — Artists are challenged to create original artwork around a central theme on four 8-inch square canvasses, which are on display through Dec. 12. All artwork is for sale from $25 and can be picked up once the exhibit closes. Sherwood Center for the Arts, 22689 S.W. Pine St. in Sherwood.
OREGON MANDOLIN ORCHESTRA — The Oregon Mandolin Orchestra presents a celebration of Black American music with special guest How Long Jug Band, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21. The orchestra will perform music spanning genres and eras. Tickets $20 at cityofhillsboro.ticketspice.com/oregon-mandolin-orchestra-2022. Glenn & Viola Walters Cultural Arts Center, 527 E. Main St. in Hillsboro.
CHRIS COUCH — World's Finest frontman and chief songwriter Chris Couch performs at the Garage Door from 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22. This is a free, all-ages show. McMenamins Grand Lodge, 3505 Pacific Ave. in Forest Grove.
OREGON REPERTORY SINGERS — Kicking off their 49th season, Oregon Repertory Singers present the Portland premiere of "The Path of Miracles" by British composer Joby Talbot, with shows at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, and 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23. Tickets from $29 at thereser.org. Patricia Reser Center for the Arts, 12625 S.W. Crescent St. in Beaverton.
MICAH AND ME — Enjoy toe-tapping original songs, upbeat covers and clever updates to classic kids' tunes from 2-3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23. Tickets $8 at cityofhillsboro.ticketspice.com/micah-and-me. Glenn & Viola Cultural Arts Center, 527 E. Main St. in Hillsboro.
DARRELL GRANT'S MJ NEW QUARTET — Blending classical and jazz, this modern jazz quartet will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30. Tickets from $32 at thereser.org. Patricia Reser Center for the Arts, 12625 S.W. Crescent St. in Beaverton.
OSVALDO GOLIJOV — The Northwest premiere of "Falling Out of Time," a deeply moving composition by Argentinian American composer Osvaldo Golijov, will be performed by members of the Silkroad Ensemble in a special concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1. Tickets from $30 at thereser.org. Patricia Reser Center for the Arts, 12625 S.W. Crescent St. in Beaverton.
BEAVERTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA — It's the fall concert for the Beaverton Symphony Orchestra, featuring works by Sarah Bassinthwaighte, Camilla Saint-Saëns and Robert Schumann, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4. Tickets from $10 at thereser.org. Patricia Reser Center for the Arts, 12625 S.W. Crescent St. in Beaverton.
THE SOUTHERN SONS — Enjoy Southern rock and blues from 8-11:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4. This show features special guest The Shameless. Tickets $12.50 at atthegarages.net. At the Garages Music Venue, Eatery & Taphouse, 17880 S.W. McEwan Road in Tualatin.
RICKIE LEE JONES — Musician and storyteller Rickie Lee Jones will perform "American Strings" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10. Tickets $30 at thereser.org. Patricia Reser Center for the Arts, 12625 S.W. Crescent St. in Beaverton.
CAROLINE SHAW & SO PERCUSSION — Third Angle and Patricia Reser Center for the Arts co-present Caroline Shaw and So Percussion as they perform music from their recent album, "Let the Soil Play Its Simple Part," at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11. Tickets from $35 at thereser.org. Patricia Reser Center for the Arts, 12625 S.W. Crescent St. in Beaverton.
MARV & RINDY ROSS — The singer-songwriter duo behind Quarterflash and The Trail Band perform a community concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12. Venue is not wheelchair accessible. Tickets $22 at tickettomato.com/event/7674. Winona Grange, 8340 S.W. Seneca St. in Tualatin.
WATKINS FAMILY HOUR — Sara and Sean Watkins' collaborative musical project is traditionally held in Los Angeles, but it's coming to Beaverton at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13. The show also features special guest Margaret Glaspy, touring in support of her second album, "Devotion." Tickets from $25 at thereser.org. Patricia Reser Center for the Arts, 12625 S.W. Crescent St. in Beaverton.
YOUNG ARTISTS DEBUT! — Competition winners Derek Choi, Eliana Choi, Claudio Chung, Ellie Kim, Kristen Kim and Beaverton hometown favorite Timothy Lee make their concert debut, accompanied by musicians from the Oregon Symphony and Oregon Ballet Theatre orchestras, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18. COVID-19 vaccinations are required to attend this concert, and masks are strongly encouraged. Tickets from $15 at thereser.org. Patricia Reser Center for the Arts, 12625 S.W. Crescent St. in Beaverton.
Theater & Dance
AND THEN THERE WERE NONE — The Gallery Players of Oregon present "And Then There Were None," an adaptation of the famed Agatha Christie murder mystery directed by Claire Snyder, opening at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 6. The show is recommended for ages 13 and older. Tickets from $16 at gallerytheater.org. Gallery Theater, 210 N.E. Ford St. in McMinnville.
SWEET TOOTH THE GHOST — Penny's Puppets presents "Sweet Tooth the Ghost," a puppet show perfect for Halloween, at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 22. The family-friendly show will be followed by some spooky crafts and play time. Registration required at bit.ly/3Si0EIf. Christ Church Parish, 1060 Chandler Road in Lake Oswego.
SHRIEKING STABLES — ShoeString Community Players present "Shrieking Stables," an original scare just in time for Halloween, through Saturday, Oct. 22. This interactive, walk-through festival of frights starts on the hour at 7 p.m., 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, and Saturday, Oct. 22. Tickets $15 at the door. More information at sscptickets.org. Columbia County Fairgrounds, 58892 Saulser Road in St. Helens.
BEAUTY OF KOREA — Oregon Korean Performing Arts presents "Beauty of Korea," an exploration of hundreds of years of Korean traditional dance and music, at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29. The program includes more than half a dozen dances, as well as traditional folk songs of Korea. Tickets from $24 at thereser.org. Patricia Reser Center for the Arts, 12625 S.W. Crescent St. in Beaverton.
THE LAST WHITE MAN — Bag&Baggage Productions presents "The Last White Man," a play by Bill Cain and directed by Scott Palmer that interrogates William Shakespeare's legacy and the themes of "Hamlet," through Oct. 30. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 30. Tickets from $20 at bagnbaggage.org. The Vault Theater, 350 E. Main St. in Hillsboro.
DANCE OF INDIA — Ramya Raman and Janaki Rangajaran present a full-length recital of classical Bharatanatyam at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4. This will be the internationally acclaimed Rangajaran's first performance in the Portland metro area. Tickets $15 at cityofhillsboro.ticketspice.com/raman-and-rangajaran. Glenn & Viola Walters Cultural Arts Center, 527 E. Main St. in Hillsboro.
THE THANKSGIVING PLAY — Mask&Mirror Community Theatre presents "The Thanksgiving Play," a satire by Larissa FastHorse of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, Lakota Nation, directed by Gary Romans, opening at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 20. Tickets from $15 at maskandmirror.com. Rise Church, 10445 S.W. Canterbury Lane in Tigard.
HORIZONS — Kalakendra presents "Horizons," an enchanting evening of Indian dance that showcases the classical form of kathak, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5. The show will feature solo, duet and group performances, weaving together storytelling and music with intricate choreography. Tickets $35 at thereser.org. Patricia Reser Center for the Arts, 12625 S.W. Crescent St. in Beaverton.
HO'OULU LAHUI — Ka Lei Hali'a O Ka Lokelani presents "Ho'oulu Lahui," its 12th annual E Ala E Hula exhibition, at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12. The theme of this year's exhibition is "to grow, to preserve, to sustain." The performance will include hula dance, chants, songs and stories. Tickets from $29 at thereser.org. Patricia Reser Center for the Arts, 12625 S.W. Crescent St. in Beaverton.
Community Events & Festivals
SPIRIT OF HALLOWEENTOWN — St. Helens' annual celebration of the Halloween season and the classic Disney movie "Halloweentown" returns through Oct. 31 this year. The popular pumpkin lighting ceremony will take place after the 6 p.m. parade Saturday, Oct. 1. Columbia View Park, 275 Strand St. in St. Helens.
FESTIVAL OF ORNAMENTS — The annual Festival of Ornaments returns for its fifth edition from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, and Sunday, Nov. 20. Come by and shop the largest selection of ornaments in the area, while sampling some of Oregon's favorites. More than 20 holiday trees will be on display, decked out with over 2,000 Old World Christmas ornaments. There will also be a large selection of one-of-a-kind, locally made ornaments. There will be raffle prizes, wine and food tastings, and opportunities to meet local artists as well. All ages welcome. A Framer's Touch, 1920 21st Ave., Suite A, in Forest Grove.
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