By Midge Pierce In her intriguing debut novel, The God of Sno Cone Blue, Marcia Coffey Turnquist proves you can go home again. It’s especially true when you plumb for deep life experiences in an unpretentious corner of SE Portland where your parents are still living in your childhood home. Many [...]
Arts & Entertainment
Carol Basch’s new works – The Brooklyn Figure Series and The Torn Torso Monoprints show at the Eastside Exchange...
The new year at Clinton Street Theatre brightens the dark winter days with tantalizing and uncommon films, music and...
For nearly half a century, Tom Paxton has been a thoughtful voice addressing issues of injustice and inhumanity, laying...
Portland‘s Fertile Ground City-Wide Festival of New Work returns for a sixth year with actors, dancers, designers, producers, artists, writers, performers and dance, clowns, visual art, film and premieres of works presented on stages all over town for 11 continuous days. The Fest begins Thursday, January 22 and runs through [...]Read more ›
The ARCO-PDX Winter Concert is Saturday, January 17 at Refuge PDX, 116 SE Yamhill St beginning at 8 pm. Warm your winter with fiery sounds from Vivaldi and Portland’s Kenji Bunch. Skip VonKuske’s one-man cello/laptop/guitar band, Cellotronik opens the night with original music and then, cello-shredders Hannah Hillebrand and Liz [...]Read more ›
Milagro Theatre, 525 SE Stark St. presents the world premiere of Searching for Aztlán, a modern tale rooted in the 50-year-old Chicano movement. The story takes place in January 2012 and the Tucson school board has just accepted a preposterous new bill, HB 2281 (not a fictitious bill), shutting down [...]Read more ›
Oregon Children’s Theatre’s Young Professionals presents Impulse! Improvisational Comedy Troupe, January 22 – February 7, Fridays and Saturdays at 7 pm in their studio at 1939 NE Sandy Blvd. Back for its 8th straight season, this fearless troupe of Young Professionals takes on a new set of games and sketches [...]Read more ›
The 27th annual Winterfolk Benefit Concert for Sisters of the Road is Saturday, January 31 at the Aladdin Theater, 3017 SE Milwaukie Ave., and this year’s headliner is autoharp master and Northwest musical treasure, Bryan Bowers. Bowers name has become synonymous with the autoharp, a 36 string instrument introduced in [...]Read more ›
Violinist David Ewart and piano accompanist Leslie Garman perform an animal-themed concert to benefit Portland Animal Welfare Team Friday, January 30, at TaborSpace, 5441 SE Belmont St. at 7 pm. The Concert in the Key of Woof and Meow features the world premiere of a canine soloist, and a guest [...]Read more ›