Get tickets for benefit concert
Musician and music promoter Dean Mueller invites all to attend Fly Me to the Moon, a benefit concert to raise funds for the Fly Me to the Moon program, which brings music of all genres to assisted living, retirement communities and memory care facilities, sharing healing sounds and a bit of nostalgia with seniors.
The concert will feature the music of Duffy Bishop, Julie Amici, rock violinist Aaron Meyer and the world music band 3 Leg Torso.
The concert begins at 6:30 p.m. May 19 at Alberta Abbey, 126 N.E. Alberta St., Portland. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are available online at flymetothemoonmusic.org.
Rare Plant Research open May 18-19
Rare Plant Research will host its annual open nursery and garden event May 18 and 19, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Attendees can visit the nursery's greenhouses, filled with rare and unusual hardy and tropical plants.
Glass artist Mariusz Rynkiewicz will be on site with her art, and food and wine will be available for purchase.
Rare Plant Research is located at 11900 S. Criteser Road in Oregon City.
Bryan to lead Oregon Repertory Singers
Lauren Bryan has been named executive director for Oregon Repertory Singers. She succeeds Allison Silverberg who has served as executive director since 2015.
This is Bryan's sixth season singing with ORS.
"My vision for the Oregon Repertory Singers is to continue to support the organization's mission to bring exciting and ambitious programming to the city of Portland and expand our footprint to reach beyond the city limits," Bryan said.
Previously Bryan worked for the American Diabetes Association focusing on constitutent engagement and online marketing.
Before that she worked with Portland Opera and Broadway in Portland (formerly Broadway Across America Portland), where she supported advertising campaigns for many of the season's opera and Broadway productions.