Art presence at Orenco

Art presence at Orenco

Orenco Station Plaza design gives a nod to area's history Hillsboro’s newest park has a...


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COURTESY PHOTOS: CASEY CAMPBELL PHOTOGRAPHY - The women working in the typing pool experience all the ups and downs of being a woman in the workplace in The Best of Everything.
September 03, 2015

Hillsboro play addresses sexism, wage gap

by Stephanie Haugen
'Best of Everything' speaks to modern women's issues For all those fans of 1950s fashion and drama, stop by Bag&Baggage Productions’ latest show, “The Best of Everything.” The play is just one…
COURTESY PHOTO - Lifetime Arts provides creative classes to aging communities.
September 04, 2015

Free art classes are now available to older adults

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The North Plains Public Library will host an eight-week workshop series for adults age 55 and older who want to learn drawing, painting and art journaling skills. The library received a grant…
September 03, 2015

Art briefs

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HCYC names Babcock as new artistic director Hillsboro Community Youth Choir’s board of directors has selected a new artistic director, Mary Kay Babcock. Babcock has worked with the Hillsboro…
COURTESY PHOTO - Antics ensue with Pancrazio and Jeweler in Masque Alfrescos Venetian Twins. Masque Alfresco presents three free performances in Hillsboros Shute Park. 6:30 p.m., Aug. 28 and 30; and 2 p.m., Aug. 29.
August 27, 2015

Free outdoor theater this weekend at Shute Park

by Stephanie Haugen
Masque Alfresco will perform Carlo Goldoni’s “The Venetian Twins” at Shute Park this weekend. The free performances will be offered Friday, Aug. 28, through Sunday, Aug. 30. Friday and Sunday…
Courtesy Photo: Steve Dawley
August 28, 2015

HART's Hamlet comedy opens next weekend

by Pamplin Media Group
(Left to right) Kathleen Silloway, Tamara Sorelli, Paul Roder, Emma Heesacker, Benjamin Philip and Les Ico bring Hillsboros HART Theatres production of I Hate Hamlet. Set in John Barrymores old…
COURTESY PHOTO - Nicole Palazuelos left a more traditional line of work to paint faces and murals.
August 26, 2015

Face painting, mural design fulfill Cornelius woman

by Michael Sproles
Former insurance adjuster Nicole Palazuelos at home with a brush in her hand For 23 years, Nicole Palazuelos worked as an insurance claims adjuster before she, along with 300 other employees,…
August 20, 2015

Art briefs

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County groups receive Oregon Cultural Trust grant money Hillsboro’s Bag&Baggage Productions and the Friends of the Cornelius Public Library received a piece of Oregon Cultural Trust’s $2.6…
NEWS-TIMES FILE PHOTO - Forest Groves Fernhill Wetlands will be bustling Saturday with tours, face painting, food and fun.
August 20, 2015

Bird lovers, brew lovers unite at Fernhill

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The Friends of Fernhill Wetlands will put on its fourth annual Birds & Brew Festival Aug. 22. The family friendly fun at Fernhill Wetlands, 1399 Fern Hill Road in Forest Grove, starts at 9 a.m.…
COURTESY PHOTO - Professional storyteller Anne Rutherford will tell stories and entertain audiences Tuesday as part of the Walters Cultural Arts Centers Spoken Word Series.
August 12, 2015

Spooky stories - a part of summer

by Stephanie Haugen
Award-winning storyteller Anne Rutherford doesn’t stockpile her scariest stories for Halloween. In fact, she thinks summer is the perfect time to sit on the lawn and share them with a captivated…

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HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - Karen Muller, the librarys assistant director of operations, displays some of the dozens of unusual items the Hillsboro Public Library has in its Library of Things collection.
Aug 06, 2015

Going far beyond books

by Doug Burkhardt
Hillsboro's trendy 'Library of Things' popular with patrons It’s no secret that libraries are not just about books any longer. But since when did people start going to the library to check out a…
Aug 06, 2015

Art briefs

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Math, science, art opportunities come to North Plains Library The North Plains Public Library will be offering free educational opportunities for both children and adults. There will be a math…
Aug 06, 2015

Author resource could be on the way to downtown

by Stephanie Haugen
Local man has vision to establish the Hillsboro Creative Writing Center If Ron Downing’s dreams come true, there will be a nonprofit creative writing center in downtown Hillsboro, the heart of…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - The annual parade often features an elephant float of some kind to celebrate elephant garlic, which is closely related to leeks.
Aug 06, 2015

Fun stinks! Garlic festival hits North Plains this week

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Things are going to get garlicky in North Plains again this weekend when the community again celebrates its signature Elephant Garlic Festival. Each year, chefs gather to create dishes featuring…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: MICHAEL SPROLES - Pacific University graduate and Yamhill native Tara Velarde is spearheading The Tara Novellas, trying to make it in music.
Aug 05, 2015

Pacific grad taking the stage, blazing a trail

by Michael Sproles
Tara Velarde studied music education in Forest Grove before forming a band For the last year, a Pacific University graduate has been making the push to get her band’s name noticed by setting up…
Jul 31, 2015

Century grad now serving on Navy sub

by Staff
The Hillsboro Tribune A 2012 Century High School graduate and Hillsboro native is serving aboard one of the U.S. Navy’s nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines, living and working at a Navy…
Jul 31, 2015

County fair kicks off this week

by Doug Burkhardt
The annual Washington County Fair is back this week for another season of “Big Fair Fun.” This year’s festivities get started Thursday, July 30, and conclude Sunday, Aug. 2.Washington County…
COURTESY PHOTOS - Virginia Parks will display and sell her encaustic (hot wax) paintings at the Chehalam Mountain Art Affair event this weekend.
Jul 23, 2015

Artists gather in woods for informal festival

by Joann Boatwright
Informal festival gives creators a low cost chance to sell and display in Hillsboro More than a dozen local artists will gather this weekend for the Chehalem Mountain Art Affair’s 12th annual…
COURTESY PHOTO - Molly Gloss will be at the North Plains Public Library July 25 to talk about her work, including her newest one, Falling from Horses.
Jul 17, 2015

Oregon author to discuss work in North Plains

by Pamplin Media Group
Oregon author Molly Gloss will be in North Plains at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 25, to discuss her work as Friends of the North Plains Public Library hosts “An Evening with an Author” at the library.…



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