Tualatin High junior Jack Mortensen to release first album

Tualatin High junior Jack Mortensen to release first album

“I’ve got a bass. The German guy’s got a guitar. And the guy from Spain has the...

Prisoners and captors and actors - Oh my!

Prisoners and captors and actors - Oh my!

The latest production by Bag & Baggage continues through May Timberlake Wertenbaker’s...

The most rustic winery, McCleskey Cellars, is unique in Tigard

The most rustic winery, McCleskey Cellars, is unique in Tigard

McCleskey Cellars and Horseleap Vineyard will host an open house and tasting on Saturday, May 16...

Beaverton Civic Theatre demonstrates the power of community theater

Beaverton Civic Theatre demonstrates the power of community theater

BCT's current production, "Songs for a New Word," explores life's tipping points through a series...

Beaverton Civic Theatre demonstrates the power of community theater

Beaverton Civic Theatre demonstrates the power of community theater

BCT's current production, "Songs for a New Word," explores life's tipping points through a series...

Portland Festival Ballet presents 'Cinderella' with help from Ballet Philippines

Portland Festival Ballet presents 'Cinderella' with help from Ballet Philippines

The two companies will perform two shows on May 9 at Lincoln Performance Hall at Portland State...

Local seventh-grader Annie Zhang creates stories out of music notes

Local seventh-grader Annie Zhang creates stories out of music notes

Whether it’s music or drawings or impressions, 13-year-old Annie Zhang is a creator. On her...

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TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Jack Mortensen plays bass during a band rehearsal of the song 'Just as Long as We're Together.'
May 21, 2015

Tualatin High junior to release first album

by Caitlin Feldman
Bass player Jack Mortensen played at Lollapalooza last summer and hasn't lost any momentum since “I’ve got a bass. The German guy’s got a guitar. And the guy from Spain has the drums. And you…
May 21, 2015

Out & About

by Caitlin Feldman
Literature Aloha Author Sharon Joss to Speak — Sharon Joss, winner of the Writers of the Future contest and an Aloha resident, will speak from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 23 at Barnes & Noble,…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Merideth Kaye Clark
May 21, 2015

Singer Clark to perform Mitchell's 'Blue' album

by The Review, Tidings
Singer, songwriter and actress Merideth Kaye Clark will perform the entirety of Joni Mitchell’s classic album “Blue” in the Ellyn Bye Studio at Portland Center Stage on May 29. “This album has…
May 21, 2015

Copland, Svoboda compositions featured in concert at Marylhurst

by The Review, Tidings
Aaron Copland’s Pulitzer Prize-winning composition “Appalachian Spring” will be performed in its masterful original instrumentation for 13 instruments by some of Portland’s finest musicians at…
May 21, 2015

Religion Notes

by Caitlin Feldman
Men’s Breakfast on May 30 at Beaverton Christian Church Jim Barth, a retired project manager with more than 40 years of technology and leadership experience in the computer industry, will be the…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Aloha author Sharon Joss, recent winner of the Writers of the Future contest, will speak from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 23, at Barnes & Noble, 18300 N.W. Evergreen Parkway in Beaverton.
May 21, 2015

Out & About

by Caitlin Feldman
Literature Aloha Author Sharon Joss to Speak — Sharon Joss, winner of the Writers of the Future contest and an Aloha resident, will speak from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 23 at Barnes & Noble,…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Tower of Power will bring its 10-piece ensemble to headline THPRDs annual Groovin on the Grass concert event on from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 15
May 14, 2015

Out & About

by Caitlin Feldman
Art Symmetry Unbound Exhibit — An exhibit of acrylic abstract paintings by Nikki Dilbeck and one-of-a-kind artisan jewelry by Elaine Tan are featured at Art On Broadway; this display opened May…
SUBMITTED PHOTO:  - Attend the 19th annual Tualatin River Bird Festival May 16. The event features guided bird walks, a photography walk and plenty of family fun.
May 14, 2015

19th annual Tualatin River Bird Festival set for May 16

by The Review, Tidings
The Friends of Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge will hold its 19th annual Tualatin River Bird Festival from 5:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 16 at refuge, located at 19255 S.W. Pacific Highway in…
Maddy Gillam
May 13, 2015

What Students Say // Findley Elementary School

by Jaime Valdez
What are you looking forward going to middle school next year? “I’m looking forward to going to science class in middle school because my brother got to freeze things with liquid nitrogen. I…
Dylan Patsy
May 06, 2015

What Students Say // Stoller Middle School

by Jaime Valdez
What is the best thing about your mom? “My mom is always there for me and she’s always nice. She always supports me when I go through obstacles, like with my homework. She also tells me a lot…

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SUBMITTED PHOTO - Elaine Tan's one-of-a-kind artisan jewelry - including this piece, Multistrand Koi - will be part of the Symmetry Unbound Exhibit at Art On Broadway beginning May 6.
Apr 30, 2015

Out & About

by Caitlin Feldman
Art Cafés & Bouquets Guest Exhibit — May's guest exhibit at Art On Broadway Gallery, 12570 S.W. Broadway St. in Beaverton, will open May 6 with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. May 9. Gallery hours…
AL STEWART PHOTOGRAPHY - Mask & Mirror Community Theatres production of The Curious Savage includes (from left) Sarah Thornton, Carl Coughlan, Patti Speight, Rebecca Rowland Hines, Gary Romans, Jan Rosenthal and Karlyn Weaver.
Apr 30, 2015

Mask & Mirror's 'The Curious Savage' examines levels of sanity

by Tina Arth and Darrell Baker
The production runs through May 10 at Tigard's Calvin Presbyterian Church Almost 65 years ago, John Patrick’s 'The Curious Savage‚' opened in New York City — it has since become a community…
Audrey Watson
Apr 30, 2015

What Students Say// Cooper Mountain Elementary School

by Jaime Valdez
What is something you’re good at? “I’m good at playing the piano. I just had a recital and did pretty well.” — Justin Bian, fourth grade “I’m good at painting. I painted a penguin cleaning up on…
TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Dancers perform during rehearsal for Pendulum Aerial Arts' production of 'Reinvention, Darkness into Light.'
Apr 30, 2015

Pendulum Aerial Arts explores the endless possibilities of…

by Caitlin Feldman
Some people are painters, explained 13-year-old Sydney Nagy. Others draw. But for Nagy and her fellow Pendulum Aerial Arts performers, their artistic expression is of a completely different…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Dawn Anderson, who works for the Cedar Mill Community Library, is launching Awesome Beaverton & Beyond, which helps create grants to fund various creative projects.
Apr 30, 2015

Helping ideas be realized with Awesome Beaverton & Beyond

by Caitlin Feldman
Without being vocalized, an idea is just that — an idea. A thought that pops up and lingers for a moment until — ‘poof!’ — it’s gone and another enters. The cycle continues with idea after…
TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Chetter Galloway is a local storyteller who will be performing at the annual Storytelling Festival around Washington County in April.
Apr 30, 2015

Local storyteller bridges gaps through the art of telling tales

by Caitlin Feldman
Chetter Galloway talks with his hands. As his hand movements grow larger, his words grow louder, as though they control the volume of his voice. If you couldn’t hear a word, Galloway’s hands…
TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Annie Zhang carries a specially-made cello worth tens of thousands of dollars.
Apr 27, 2015

Local seventh-grader creates stories out of music notes

by Caitlin Feldman
The youngest member of Portland Youth Philharmonic, Beaverton resident Annie Zhang will perform a solo at the ensmble's Spring Concert on May 3 Whether it’s music or drawings or impressions,…
Apr 30, 2015

Out & About

by Caitlin Feldman
Art Cafés & Bouquets Guest Exhibit — May's guest exhibit at Art On Broadway Gallery, 12570 S.W. Broadway St. in Beaverton, will open May 6 with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. May 9. Gallery hours…
TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Dancers perform during rehearsal for Pendulum Aerial Arts' production of 'Reinvention, Darkness into Light.'
Apr 23, 2015

Pendulum Aerial Arts explores the endless possibilities of…

by Caitlin Feldman
Highlighting the company's professional training students, Pendulum Aerial Arts once again flies high, with a new show premiering Friday, April 24 Some people are painters, explained 13-year-old…
COURTESY PHOTO - (Left to right) Tyler Oshiro, Zachary Centers, Tanner Nobury, Brandon B. Weaver (on floor), Mark Putnam and Keith White perform the climatic finale number Let It Go.
Apr 22, 2015

Theatre in the Grove tackles adult comedy

by Stephanie Haugen
Theatre in the Grove has been taking a few more risks in recent years, putting on racier shows with more adult content at their community theater house on Pacific Avenue. The troupe is…




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