Anäis Mitchell – xoa at Doug Fir

Anäis Mitchell – xoa at Doug Fir

Anaïs Mitchell has a voice and writer perspective like no one else’s. She’s as interested in the world around her as the one inside her and her songwriting is vivid and direct. In the last ten years she’s made five acclaimed albums; one on Waterbug, two for Ani DeFranco’s Righteous [...]

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Everyone Out Here Knows Bigfoot

Everyone Out Here Knows Bigfoot

A new book to celebrate Poet William Stafford’s centennial birth year has been released by Portland’s ACS Publishing. Everyone Out Here Knows: A Big Foot Tale, is a delightful  and sumptuously-illustrated Stafford poem for children of all ages and a collaboration between two SE residents – artist  Angelina Marino-Heidel and [...]

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The Return of La Luna Nueva

Luciana Proaño

The beginning of a new theatre season brings the return of the annual La Luna Nueva, Portland’s only Latino arts and culture festival. This is the sixth year and it runs September 12 through 28 kicking off Milagro Theatre’s 31st season. Since its creation in 2008, La Luna has opened [...]

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Bundle Of Sticks

is Dan Pillers’ sculptural installation this month in the Denizen Gallery at Milepost 5, 850 NE 81 Ave., Working with salvaged wood, stone, glass and metal Dan Pillers creates sculptures that play off one another in an ongoing dialog; a body of work both unapologetic and affirming. The opening reception [...]

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Oregon Music Hall of Fame Awards

The 8th Oregon Music Hall of Fame (OMHOF) Induction Ceremony and Concert goes live at Aladdin Theater, Saturday October 4 at 7 pm. The event honors Oregonians who’ve significantly influenced the world of music. Artists must either have been born in Oregon working professionally in music for at least 20 [...]

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Stan Wood: Portland Music and Art Pioneer

Stan Wood

By J. Michael Kearsey   In 1841, Adolphe Sax invented the saxophone in Paris. In 1961, Stan Wood invented the Vibraband in Portland. Wood, whose music and visual art was known worldwide, passed away August 1. He was a Mt. Tabor resident who could be seen walking to Hawthorne and [...]

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