Montavilla Jazz Festival premieres a two-day new music extravaganza Saturday and Sunday August 16 and 17. Thirteen Portland-based jazz groups and their very original music are featured in this continuous exploration of the new frontiers of improvisation. Post5 Theatre at Milepost 5, 850 NE 81st Ave. is the hostspace for [...]
Arts & Entertainment
Clinton Street Theater is the oldest continuously-operating movie theater in the northwest and one of the longest-running...
After years of art shows, traveling and street performing, SE resident and now world traveler Karla Mi Lugo celebrates...
This piece is by Jenifer Renzel. Art made with matches, matchbooks and matchboxes is the theme of a new group show with...
Bud Breithaupt is 75 years young and his densely-layered hats and jackets are his art and part of his everyday wardrobe. A self-taught artist, and a man of research, warmth, and intrigue, he is also an ardent socio-political critic. Every hat tells a tale of a journey: of wars gone [...]Read more ›
St. Francis Church in inner SE has been a part of the city since 1876. The first Catholic church on the east side of the Willamette River, its present day structure was built in 1939 after a storm demolished the original 1881 building. The one acre park adjacent to it [...]Read more ›
Two SE Portland artists are a part of an exhibit in the spirit of rejuvenation, rebirth and environmental conservation with “palpable artworks” at two shows next door to each other opening Aug. 8 at Disjecta Contemporary Art Center and Nisus Gallery, 8371 N. Interstate Ave. Artist Reception is Friday, Aug. [...]Read more ›
When My Bluebird Sings is Mary Flower’s 10th recording, the first released on her own label, Bluesette Records and this time out, it’s a solo project. The press release says “Flower’s immense fingerpicking guitar and lap-slide prowess is soulful and meter-perfect; a deft blend of the inventive, the dexterous and [...]Read more ›
CREACIÓN DEL PERSONAJE – Acting techniques workshop; 8-sessions over 2-week with Nelda Reyes, for aspiring and experienced actors. Mon-Thurs. Aug. 4 – 15, 6 to 9 pm. Designed for adults, seniors and those 14 and older whose first or second language is Spanish. English speakers with conversational level Spanish welcome [...]Read more ›
By J. Michael Kearsey The emerging lower Hawthorne Entertainment District is about to get quite a bit more entertaining. In August, the Tony Starlight Showroom opens at 1125 SE Madison beside the newish Mad Sons Restaurant, for weekend theme shows that have been so successful on Sandy Blvd. for [...]Read more ›