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Brought to you by Jonathan Wisniewski, DVM, Emergency Veterinary Clinic of Tualatin - Veterinary INSIDER -


Dr. Jonathan Wisniewski, EVCOTEmergency Veterinary Clinic of Tualatin (EVCOT) is on the move to a new and better facility in Tualatin.

On June 21 at 8 a.m., our current location will close and our new location will open the same day at 5 p.m., when our normal business hours will resume.

The address of the new location is:

8250 S.W. Tonka St.

Tualatin, OR 97062

The new facility will have a consultation and grieving room; an upgraded laboratory and pharmacy; separate cat and dog wards to reduce your pet’s anxiety; an additional procedure room; more cage and kennel space; and our own parking lot.

We will have a new isolation wing with two separate isolation wards (to prevent cross-contamination of different infectious diseases such as influenza and parvovirus). The isolation wing will have a separate entrance, pet walking area and individual examination room.

In the event your pet needs emergency care, EVCOT’s staff is ready, with a bigger and better facility that’s easier to find than our old location.

On June 30, look for this column to prepare for July Fourth. I’ll discuss preventive measures to keep your pet calm while fireworks explode in your area.

Emergency Veterinary Clinic of Tualatin

19314 SW Mohave Ct.

Tualatin, Oregon 97062

(503) 691-7922

evcot.com/

Brought to you by Justin Harnish, Harnish Properties - Real Estate INSIDER -


Justin Harnish, Harnish PropertiesQ: What's your best advice for first-time homebuyers?

A: Be prepared. Have your finances and lender in order so you are ready to “strike,” as the first-time homebuyer market (typically price-driven) is highly competitive.

Q: What does a Buyer’s Agent do?

A: A good broker has their finger on the pulse of the active market and shadow market. A broker is a guide to getting the right deal done and helps to remove the emotion from the transaction. Stick to business, it’s not worth overpaying no matter how hot the market is!

Q: Does it cost money to have a Broker’s help? What is a Buyer’s Agent?

A: It does not cost any additional money and in fact, a good broker will save you money. A Buyer's Agent represents the sole interests of the Buyer.

Q: Can't I just find homes for myself online?

A: One can certainly identify homes of interest online, as 98 percent of homebuyers begin on the internet, but it’s best to engage a Buyer’s Agent to represents your interests.

Q: How long does it take to buy a home and why?

A: In this market it can take a while; buyers need to be prepared to be patient and have their hearts broken due to the low inventory and competitive environment. The typical closing time from an accepted offer to close of escrow is 45-60 days. It can take quite a while to get an appraisal done due the high volume of transactions today.

Harnish Properties

425 Second St.

Downtown Lake Oswego

503-699-8483

www.harnishproperties.com/

Brought to you by Dr. Charles Branen, DMD, Lake Grove Dental - Dental INSIDER -


Dr. Branen, Lake Grove DentalDental implants are used to replace single or multiple missing teeth and have been in use since the 1970s.

While techniques and designs have improved steadily with time, dental implants have the highest success rate of any implanted surgical device.

When patients lose teeth, the bone that supports those teeth is gradually lost. The jawbone loses its shape and density and, eventually, the facial skeleton changes, thereby changing the soft tissue structures like gum tissues, cheeks and lips.

Like the root of a tooth, an implant is secured in the jaw bone. Made of titanium, it is strong, lightweight and biocompatible so the body will not reject it.

After it has healed in place, a crown, bridge or denture can be attached. Dental implants are wonderful because they stabilize bone and prevent the loss that causes that sunken-face look.

Patients can eat, chew, smile, talk and look completely natural.

One of the first questions patients have about implants is the cost. Initially they are more costly, but since they last so much longer than traditional bridgework, they end up being more cost effective.

Dr. Branen has received extensive training and continues to work with one of the leading oral surgeon instructors in the Pacific Northwest.

Most implants are done in office with local anesthesia, just the same as a routine dental filling. To answer more questions on this or any dental concerns, call Lake Grove Dental or visit our website today.

Lake Grove Dental

16455 Boones Ferry Rd., Lake Oswego, OR 97035

503-636-3641

www.lakegrovedental.com/

Brought to you by Stephen Andrews, The Bank of Oswego - Banking INSIDER -


Stephen Andrews, The Bank of OswegoIt’s graduation season, and plenty of students will face financial realities for the first time.

While it’s challenging to juggle the new responsibilities of college or a career, it’s important for young adults to incorporate practical financial practices into their daily lives.

The Bank of Oswego offers the following advice to young adults:

1. Set up and follow a budget that includes paying off a credit card balance. “Maxing out,” or charging up to your card’s credit limit, can make sticking to your budget more difficult and negatively affect your credit score.

2. Pay your bills on time — every time. Whenever your budget permits, pay more than the minimum payment to pay off the balance faster and save on finance charges.

3. Keep all of your financial account information confidential. Do not share your PIN, debit or credit cards and access to your bank accounts. Never give out such information over the phone or online, unless you initiated the contact and know who you’re dealing with.

4. Routinely access your account information online to track your spending and to quickly spot fraudulent transactions. If you see a transaction that is not yours or an error on your account, notify your card issuer immediately.

5. When making online transactions, whether to purchase products or pay bills, be sure the site is secure. Don’t let others watch you enter your card number, PIN or bank account number.

The Bank of Oswego

Lake Oswego

Lake Grove

503-635-1699

bankofoswego.com/

Brought to you by Mike Keeler, Vic's Auto Center - Auto Repair INSIDER -


Mike Keeler, Vic's AutomotiveQ: I’m planning on buying a used car, but I don’t want to buy a lemon. What do you recommend?

A: All used cars need to be professionally inspected by a certified shop. This is called a pre-purchase inspection, or PPI. The only exception I can think of is a dealership that sells pre-certified used cars. If a seller will not agree to a pre-purchase inspection, that’s a sign that the seller is hiding something. Walk away.

Q: What is included in a pre-purchase car inspection?

A: The car needs to be put up in the air. Ninety percent of information we get comes from the brakes, suspension, exhaust and tires. We will also scan a car’s computer system to see if it’s in readiness mode or has been altered (it has to be in readiness mode to pass DEQ). We do a long road test.

Q: How long does it take and how much does it cost?

A: It takes about two hours. We are thorough but efficient.

A pre-purchase inspection costs $100 to $150. In addition to the inspection, we’ll give a list any problems with the car and the estimated cost to fix them, in order of importance. That way, the buyer will know what he’s getting into, perhaps renegotiate the price, decide not to buy, or that the cost of the car and the repairs is fair and within budget.

Vic’s Auto Center

15880 Boones Ferry Rd., Lake Oswego, OR 97035

503-636-7896

www.vicsautoctr.com/about-us

Brought to you by Mike Hall, Hasson Company Realtors - Real Estate INSIDER


Mike Hall, Hasson Company RealtorsDogs, cats, chickens — you name it, we love our pets! But for pet parents selling a home, there’s extra work if you want to sell for top dollar. 

Starting with the biggie: While sellers may not notice their own pet’s odors, buyers surely will.  Buyer allergies, or even sensitivity to smells in general, might shrink your pool of buyers and hamper your sale. Your Realtor should give frank advice, and you may ask a trusted friend who doesn't visit often to come over and give their honest input.  

Thorough cleaning, preferably by a pro, should include not only the visible pet hair and dander, but give special attention to furniture, rugs and pet bedding.  Litter boxes should be removed to a garage or remote area if possible.  Have your ductwork professionally cleaned; the hair hiding in there blows into every room and may set off your buyer’s sneeze alarm.  When you think you're ready, have your agent and friend revisit and check!

Take time and simply observe wherever pets have left their mark: screen doors, lawn spots, scratches and stains.  All are usually easy fixes.  

Finally, arrange to have Fido and Fifi off-site during showings. You want visitors to relax and visualize living there.  Some buyers and agents may spend less time in your home, and not see that vision, if their attention is on your pet.  

Hasson Company Realtors

15400 SW Boones Ferry Road, Lake Oswego 97035

(503) 341-5915

www.mikehall.hasson.com/

Brought to you by Dr. Nancy Salisbury, DrNGYN - Women's Health INSIDER -


Dr. Nancy Salisbury, DrNGYNIt’s often said to new mothers, “You are glowing!”

But what loved ones may not know is that behind the glow, there can be uncomfortable medical conditions some mothers suffer after childbirth.

New moms may keep their complaints to themselves, not knowing how their bodies should feel after giving birth. They may be too embarrassed to discuss such issues with other mothers, family members or a doctor. Their bodies have undergone a profound change during the process and it can be overwhelming.

In my practice, no question is too small. No topic is off limits. I’m here to make women comfortable enough to ask any question and get straightforward advice on solutions.

Some of the issues that may arise after childbirth are vaginal laxity, stress incontinence, chronic constipation and weakening of the pelvic floor. Women may also be concerned about the appearance of vulvar structures, as well as pain during lovemaking due to poorly healed episiotomy, laceration, or hormonal changes of nursing.

Stress incontinence is urinary leakage that is caused by any form of straining such as running, sneezing or laughing. I have performed hundreds of minimally invasive procedures called TVT, in which I place a vaginal “tape” to correct leaky bladder.

As an experienced vaginal surgeon, I’m proficient at surgical correction of female pelvic relaxation including cystocele (dropped bladder), rectocele (herniation of rectum in vagina), and uterine prolapse. I also pay special attention to the perineum so it looks and feels as it once did before the birth.

I understand the importance of a healthy sex life for women and their partners. There are treatments available that can make sex enjoyable again and bring back your inner glow. Yes, taking care of the baby is important, but so are you.

DrNGYN

17020 Pilkington Road

Lake Oswego, OR 97035

503-908-1646

www.drngyn.com/

Brought to you by Jonathan Wisniewski, DVM, Emergency Veterinary Clinic of Tualatin - EMERGENCY VETERINARY CARE INSIDER -


EMERGENCY VETERINARY CARE OF TUALATIN - Jonathan Wisniewski, DVMHeat prostration (or as it’s more commonly known, heat stroke) is a serious medical condition that can cause vomiting, blood clotting, organ failure and even death in dogs and humans alike.

In canines, heat prostration can be caused by a mix of external and internal factors. Keeping a pet in an enclosed space, exposing them to high temperatures or humidity and limiting their access to water all increase the likelihood of heat stroke.

There are also internal risk factors, including certain medications, hormonal imbalances, lack of exercise, fever, or the ingestion of macadamia nuts or hops.

Warning signs of heat stroke include dullness, weakness, wobbly behavior, collapsing, convulsions — even coma.

If you think your dog may be suffering from heat prostration, treat it like an emergency. The best thing you can do is lower the dog’s body temperature immediately, either by moving it to a cooler area or by wrapping it in a cool, wet towel. Then transport your animal to the nearest veterinary hospital.

Depending on the severity of the emergency, a veterinarian may insert a breathing tube or IV to provide supplemental electrolytes.

Most animals require a few days of intensive monitoring to ensure a complete recovery. Delayed symptoms can develop three to five days after an apparent recovery, including kidney failure, liver failure and sepsis.

Know the warning signs. Never trap a dog in a hot, enclosed space (like a locked car) for prolonged periods of time.

Emergency Veterinary Clinic of Tualatin

19314 SW Mohave Ct.

Tualatin, Oregon 97062

(503) 691-7922

evcot.com/

Brought to you by Justin Harnish of Harnish Properties - REAL ESTATE INSIDER -


HARNISH PROPERTIES - Justin HarnishQ: We plan to sell our house soon. What are the essentials to get a home ready to show and to sell at top dollar?

A: When preparing a home for market, it’s imperative that a seller think of the home being in competition with other “products” in the relevant market place.

Even in the current seller’s market, with low inventory of available homes and faster-than-usual sales, you want your home to make a strong impression and to command top dollar against competitors.

Q: In your view, what are the essentials to give a home dazzling curb appeal?

A: The home must be show-ready and sale-ready at a moment’s notice. This means that the broker and the seller must cooperate prior to market in the preparation by decluttering, staging, exterior and interior cleanup and maintenance checkups.

Q: Will a good broker have resources to suggest, such as landscapers, painters, handypersons, sewer-scopers and oil-tank removers?

A: Your home is dynamic and the systems must be in top shape. They will be inspected upon purchase, so they must be in order. A seasoned broker will have a list of trusted vendors to help get the home prepared for market and complete deferred maintenance, all of which is typically not easy!

Q: How important is home staging?

A: Very important! Statistics show that a properly prepared and staged home will sell 88 percent faster.

Harnish Properties

425 Second St.

Downtown Lake Oswego

503-699-8483

www.harnishproperties.com/

Brought to you by Dr. Nancy Salisbury, DrNGYN - WOMEN'S HEALTH INSIDER -


DRNGYN - Dr. Nancy SalisburyFor women experiencing vaginal dryness and discomfort, there are plenty of products and treatments that can help. Make sure what you’re using is safe. Also, try them out and find out what works best for you and your partner.

The North American Menopause Society offers the following solutions.

Lubricants can be water-based, silicone-based or oil-based:

· Water-based products include Astroglide and Femglide. YES is an organic, water-based lubricant free of additives.

· Silicone-based products include ID Millennium, Pink and Pjur.

· Avoid oil-based products such as mineral oil, petroleum jelly and baby oil, which can cause irritation and latex condom breakage.

Vaginal moisturizers, unlike lubricants, are absorbed into the skin and mimic natural secretions. Moisturizers are more long-term, lasting up to four days. Replens is available over the counter.

Low-dose vaginal estrogen therapy acts to reverse the thinning and dryness of tissues. It comes in several forms, including creams, low-dose vaginal rings, and a tablet called Vagifem.

Those who choose not to use hormones at all need an alternative.

MonaLisa Touch, a recently introduced outpatient vaginal laser treatment, is designed to relieve sexual discomfort due to vaginal dryness after menopause or cancer surgery.

My practice, DrNGYN, is the only clinic offering the treatment in the Portland area. MonaLisa Touch is an office-based, noninvasive treatment that is FDA-approved. The procedure takes 5 minutes, women feel no pain and more than 95 percent of patients are satisfied.

DrNGYN

17020 Pilkington Road

Lake Oswego, OR 97035

503-908-1646

www.drngyn.com/

Brought to you by Mike Keeler, Vic's Auto Center - AUTO REPAIR INSIDER -


VIC'S AUTO CENTER - Mike KeelerWhile it’s true that the price of gas at the pump has dropped considerably, that’s no reason to waste it.

With Earth Day just a week in the rear-view mirror, it’s worth considering the many ways we can improve fuel economy and be as energy-efficient as possible.

Proper vehicle maintenance is a must. Make sure that the air and fuel and air filters are serviced regularly, once or twice a year. Check engine performance; if it’s running efficiently, your gas mileage will improve an average of 4 percent. Fixing a faulty oxygen sensor can improve mileage as much as 40 percent.

Get your tire pressure checked. Tires lose on average a lb. of pressure per month, or 12 lbs. annually. If you don’t inflate them regularly, your fuel economy will be compromised. Properly inflated tires improve gas mileage up to 3.3 percent.

Drive smoothly, avoiding jackrabbit starts and hard-brake stops. Keep a steady pace, avoid traffic jams, and use cruise control when on the highway.

Empty your trunk occasionally, which may sound off, but some people use it as extra storage. There might be 400 lbs. of stuff back there, weighing down your vehicle.

If you have a roof rack, remove it when not in use to cut down on drag.

Use top-tier fuel, which is certified as gas that has been qualified to meet a certain standard. Chevron, Texaco, Shell and Costco carry top-tier fuel in all the gas.

Vic’s Auto Center

15880 Boones Ferry Rd., Lake Oswego, OR 97035

503-636-7896

www.vicsautoctr.com/

Brought to you by Mike Hall, Hasson Company Realtors - REAL ESTATE INSIDER -


HASSON COMPANY REALTORS - Mike HallWhether you are a visitor or a seller, here are some smart tips to make open house season worthwhile:

As a seller: Your open house is a big debut. Plan to make a splash. Even in a strong seller's market, remember you’re not selling in a vacuum.

Your agent should recommend how best to prepare your home the big day. First impressions are important, so don’t rush and cut corners.

Many people who come to see your home will have seen homes more and less appealing.  You want to try to generate maximum interest in a short period of time, so consider leaving town for a weekend away so your agent can coordinate showings in one big burst. 

As a visitor: Prepare a little bit.

Have an idea of what you care about most, and look specifically for it. Bring a checklist if you need to.

Wear booties when provided, or take your shoes off.  Know that the agent hosting (not always the listing agent) may have an exclusive agency relationship with the seller, and be bound to look out for the interests of the seller not you.  If you are working with an agent already, let the hosting agent know, and chat them up — they can be a valuable resource! 

Even if you’re just casually looking and seeing what’s out there, open houses will build your own market perspective.

Hasson Company Realtors

15400 SW Boones Ferry Road, Lake Oswego 97035

(503) 341-5915

www.mikehall.hasson.com/


Lake Oswego's Entertainment Section

SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Pictured from left are Jan Bliss, Gail Duncan, Wendy Bond and Kim Heron. Join them for a round of golf Thursdays at the Lake Oswego Public Golf Course.
May 26, 2016

Tee it up with SO Fun Golf

by The Review, Tidings
The members of the Scorecard Optional (SO) Fun Golf group invite women of all ages to join them for play Thursday mornings at the Lake Oswego Public Golf Course, 17525 Stafford Road in Lake Oswego. “No competitions, just a…
Overmire
May 26, 2016

West Linn's Laurence Overmire releases fourth book of poetry

by Andrew Bantly
West Linn’s Laurence Overmire has completed his fourth book of poetry after an ancestral quest to Scotland. In “The Ghost of Rabbie Burns: An American Poet’s Journey,” which will release on May 27, Overmire highlights his…
May 26, 2016

Siegel to share poems at First Wednesday lecture

by The Review
Lake Oswego City Planner Scot Siegel will be the guest speaker at Oswego Heritage Council’s First Wednesday lecture series June 1. The author of five books of poetry, he will read from “The Constellation of Extinct Stars and…


SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Beth Yazhari is displaying her beaded paintings at IM=X Pilates studio in Lake Oswego through August.
May 26, 2016

See Yazhari's art at IM=X Pilates

by The Review, Tidings
IM=X Pilates Studio is exhibiting the art of Beth Yazhari through August. A Lake Oswego resident, Yazhari describes her art as “beaded paintings,” made of discarded doilies and remnants of embroidered fabrics from which she…
May 26, 2016

Entertainment Briefs

by The Review, Tidings
Inviting Vines Garden Tour, Party May 28 The Friends of the Rogerson Clematis Collection will hold its annual Inviting Vines Garden Tour and Party from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 28. Tickets are $20 and include touring three…
SUBMITTED PHOTOS: MARK FEARING - Superhero Instruction Manual was released May 17, written by Kristy Dempsey and illustrated by Mark Fearing of West Linn.
May 19, 2016

Being a superhero just became easier

by Barb Randall
Mark Fearing has illustrated 'Superhero Instruction Manual' Becoming a superhero was made easier May 17, with the release of “Superhero Instruction Manual,” written by Kristy Dempsey and illustrated by West Linn author and…
SUBMITTED PHOTO: JEFF AMRAM PHOTOGRAPHY - This floating home was designed by Integrate Architecture & Planning.
May 19, 2016

Get tickets now for Modern Home Tour

by The Review, Tidings
The fifth-annual Portland Modern Home Tour will take place June 4; it is a tour that many people in the region look forward to. Local architecture expert Brian Libby, founder of portlandarchitecture.com, has curated the tour…
May 19, 2016

Millennium Band plans Sunday concert

by The Review
Lake Oswego musicians getting ready for trip to D.C. The Lake Oswego Millennium Concert Band is tuning up for its big trip to the East Coast at a concert on Sunday night at 7:30 p.m. at Lakeridge High School. The performance…
May 19, 2016

Old school blues coming to Lake Theater

by The Review, Tidings
Blues harmonica master James Harman will bring his Bamboo Porch Review to the Lake Theater and Cafe for a 7 p.m. show May 23. The show, which is part of the Music Monday Series, will feature several internationally acclaimed…
May 19, 2016

Entertainment Briefs

by The Review, Tidings
Attend mixed watermedia workshop on Saturday Artist Melissa Gannon is offering a Sunflower Music Mixed Watermedia Workshop from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. May 21 at the Gladstone Senior Center, 1050 Portland Ave. in Gladstone. Cost is…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The brass quintet performing on Sunday at the Going Boldly concert at Lake Oswego United Methodist Church  includes Scott Winks, Greg Garrett, Dan Partidge and Andy Harris.
May 19, 2016

Going Boldly pays tribute to Shakespeare

by The Review
Sunday concert to feature premier of Linda Woody work “400 Years of Shakespeare” is the title of the third annual Going Boldly concert in Lake Oswego on Sunday at 3 p.m. at Lake Oswego United Methodist Church. The…
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - This fish mobile, created by Rick True in 2015, is one of the sculptures to be included in Clackamas Community Colleges  Outdoor Sculpture Invitational through June 3.
May 25, 2016

CCC celebrates birthday with exhibit

by Barb Randall
In recognition of 50 years serving the educational needs of district residents, Clackamas Community College will host an Outdoor Sculpture Invitational running through June 3. The invitational will include the works of 19…
SUBMTTED PHOTO  - Northwest Senior Theatre is celebrating 25 years of musical theater during its spring concert. The concert features Broadway and vaudeville songs, skits and dances.
May 12, 2016

Don't miss 'Silver Season Spring Gala'

by The Review, Tidings
Northwest Senior Theatre is celebrating 25 years of musical theater with "The Silver Season Spring Gala" with 2 p.m. shows May 18, 19, 20 and 21. The show features Broadway and vaudeville songs, skits and dancing. Admission…
May 12, 2016

Entertainment Briefs

by The Review, Tidings
Pints from the Past takes a look at Columbia River Clackamas County Historical Society and Oregon City Public Library will present another Pint from the Past event May 16 at Midway Bar, 1003 Seventh St. in Oregon City. The…
May 12, 2016

Grammy-nominated lutenist McFarlane to present concert

by the Review, Tidings
Portland Classical Guitar will present Grammy-nominated lutenist Ronn McFarlane, performing a program of Renaissance and Baroque music, as well as a suite of his own compositions. The concert will be held at 8 p.m. May 13 at…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Lake Oswego artist Beth Sautter is exhibiting her art at Trainers Club during the month of April. This piece is titled Fowl Ball.
May 12, 2016

Sautter showing whimsical art at Trainer's Club

by The Review, Tidings
Lake Oswego artist Beth Sautter is displaying her art at Trainer’s Club through the month of May. A contemporary realist painter, she finds inspiration and beauty in a whimsical composition consisting of birds and insects.…
REVIEW PHOTOS: CLIFF NEWELL - EMILY IPPOLITO
May 12, 2016

Musical to show incredible journey of Sisters

by Cliff Newell
Three student composers team up for unique presentation Friday night The story of how the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary came to Oregon is a deep part of the fabric of Marylhurst University. In fact, it is the…
SUBMITTED PHOTO:  - Canyon Sonata by Lisa Wiser will be on display at Realty Trust Group through June.
May 05, 2016

Wiser showing 'Seasonal Color-Inspirational Paths'

by The Review, Tidings
Lake Oswego artist Lisa Wiser will exhibit a new body of work at the Lake Oswego Realty Trust Group office during the months of May and June. An opening reception will be held from 5-7 p.m. May 12, and all are welcome to…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Oregon Fish and Wildlife is offering workshops to teach families to dig for razor clams. Dont miss the fun.
May 05, 2016

Family razor clamming workshops offered

by Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
Bring the family to Fort Stevens State Park Interested in learning how to razor clam? Spots are available in Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s weekend razor clamming workshops on May 7 and May 8 at Fort Stevens State…
STAFF PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE  - Rita Young Kilstrom of West Linn will be the featured quilter at this weekends Festival of Quilts.
May 05, 2016

Rita Young Kilstrom featured quilter at show

by Barb Randall
West Linn resident Rita Young Kilstrom will be the featured quilter at the 42nd-annual quilt show, “A Festival of Quilts” this May. The event, organized by the Northwest Quilters, will be held 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 6 and 7 at…
May 05, 2016

Entertainment Briefs

by The Review, Tidings
Get tickets for Wright this Way The Gordon House Conservancy will present Wright this Way, an evening celebrating Frank Lloyd Wright and the Usonian small house design on May 12 at Design Within Reach, 1200 N.W. Everett St.…
May 05, 2016

Audition for Krayon Kids' fall production

by The Review, Tidings
Krayon Kids Musical Theater will hold auditions for its 2016 fall production on May 14. Boys and girls ages 6-17 are invited to audition, to be held at the Barclay Theater, 817 12th St. in Oregon City. Those auditioning…
SUBMITTED PHOTOS  - Sally Harmon
May 05, 2016

Marylhurst music faculty to present recital

by The Review, Tidings
Program features classical, jazz and original compositions Marylhurst University music faculty will come together at 7 p.m. May 9 to showcase a diverse group of musicians. Featured faculty include James Manuel, classical…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Funhouse Lounge is presenting Matt & Ben, a satirical comedy from the comedic minds of playwrights Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project and The Office) and Brenda Withers. Its a Hollywood Cinderella story that grew from Good Will Hunting, a 1998 film that won an Oscar for Best Writing (Original Screenplay). Two young dreamers, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck (portrayed in this play by actresses Landy Hite, left, and Tiffany Dixon) sit around their run-down Massachusetts apartment in 1996, and toil over their burgeoning script. Or do they? This hilarious, sometimes scathing play, directed by Sara King, highlights a pivotal moment when a finished script changes everything.  Donations at every show will be collected to support Planned Parenthood Columbia Willamette. Performances are set for 7 p.m. Thursdays, Friday and Saturdays through April 30. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Admission to Thursday performances is on a pay what you want basis, as long as tickets are available. Funhouse Lounge is located at 2432 S.E. 11th Ave. in Portland. Call 503-309-3723 or visit funhouselounge.com.
April 28, 2016

Funhouse Lounge presents 'Matt & Ben'

by The Review, Tidings
SUBMITTED PHOTO: OWEN CAREY - Oregon Childrens Theatre will present Roald Dahls James and the Giant Peach May 7-29 at the Newmark Theatre in Portland.
April 28, 2016

OCT presents 'James and the Giant Peach'

by The Review, Tidings
Oregon Children’s Theatre will present Roald Dahl’s “James and the Giant Peach,” opening May 7 at the Newmark Theatre. Directed by Stan Foote, the musical includes brand new scores by Tony-nominated songwriters Benj Pasek…

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SUBMITTED PHOTO - From left, Fumika Mizuno, Talia Dugan and Haeun Jung will play solos in Portland Youth Philharmonics spring concert to be held May 1 at 4 p.m. at Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.
Apr 28, 2016

PYP closes season with 'The Peacock'

by The Review, Tidings
Clarinetist Talia Dugan to play solo Portland Youth Philharmonic (PYP) and Musical Director David Hattner will present the spring concert in a matinee performance at 4 p.m. May 1 at Arlene…
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Apr 28, 2016

Gilbert, Smart featured in Linfield Wine Lecture Series

by The Review, Tidings
Two acclaimed viticulture experts, Jack A. Gilbert and Richard Smart, will give upcoming lectures as part of the Linfield College Wine Lecture Series. Gilbert, a microbial ecologist and group…
Apr 28, 2016

Hear stories of space exploration

by The Review, Tidings
The Viking Mars Missions Education and Preservation Project will present members of the First Mars Mission from 11 a.m. throughout the day April 30 at Tanasbourne Barnes & Noble, 18300 N.W.…
Apr 28, 2016

LTC holding auditions for 'One Man, Two Guvnors'

by The Review, Tidings
Lakewood Theatre Company will hold auditions by appointment May 2 and May 3 for the comedy “One Man, Two Guvnors” by Richard Bean. Call 503-635-3901 to reserve an appointment. All ethnicities…
Apr 28, 2016

Entertainment Briefs

by The Review
Library’s First Tuesday Music series features Balmer The Friends of the Lake Oswego Public Library will present jazz guitarist Dan Balmer in its First Tuesday Music Series at 7 p.m. May 3 at the…
SUBMITTED PHOTO: TRIUMPH PHOTOS  - Pictured are, from left, Pam Mahon as Aldonza the alluring tavern maid, Leif Norby, in the dual role of Cervantes and Don Quixote and Joey Cote, as Sancho Panza, his faithful manservant in Man of LaMancha opening April 29 at Lakewood Center for the Arts.
Apr 21, 2016

LTC concludes season with 'Man of LaMancha'

by The Review, Tidings
“The Impossible Dream,” carries a message of courage and the search for truth as Lakewood Theatre Company concludes its 63rd season with the award-winning musical, “Man of LaMancha.” The story…
SUBMITTED PHOTOS:  - West Linns Sara Swink is one of the 150 ceramicists who will be showing her art at the 34th-annual Ceramic Showcase April 29, 30 and May 1 at Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
Apr 21, 2016

34th-annual Ceramic Showcase set

by The Review, Tidings
Oregon Potters Association is one of the nation's largest all-ceramic shows The 34th-annual Ceramic Showcase featuring the art of members of the Oregon Potters Association is a three-day event…
Apr 21, 2016

Entertainment Briefs

by The Review, Tidings
PNW Sculptors hosting International Sculpture Day PDX Pacific Northwest Sculptors will host an International Sculpture Day PDX from 6-10 p.m. April 23 at Roll Up Photo Studio and Gallery, 1715…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Lake Grove Presbyterian Church will present the fifth concert of its 2015-2016 concert series April 23 at 7 p.m. Titled Four Hands - Two Feet the program will feature organ and piano duets performed by Jeff Wood, the organist at LOPC, and Connie Titterington, a member of the piano faculty at Portland State University.  Wood and Titterington have crafted a varied program, which includes familiar classics by Mozart and Saint-Saens, as well as contemporary pieces by Denis Bedard and jazz pianist Joe Utterback.  The program is free and open to the public. A freewill offering will be taken to support the replacement of the churchs aging organ console.
Apr 21, 2016

Come hear what 242 keys can do

by The Review, Tidings
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Jessy Burris forte is creating unique jackets under her label Candy Lagoon. This jacket, the Renegade, is made of herringbone silk and adorned with imported Italian toggles.
Apr 21, 2016

Don't miss Fashion Forward show

by The Review, Tidings
Portland Fashion Institute will hold its annual showcase Fashion Forward event at 7 p.m. April 23 at the school, located at 975 S.E. Sandy Blvd. in Portland. The show features the debuts of the…
Apr 14, 2016

Entertainment Briefs

by The Review, Tidings
Portland Center Stage announces 2016-2017 season Portland Center Stage has announced a wide-ranging series of plays for its 2016-2017 season. On the U.S. Bank Main Stage, patrons can thrill to…
Apr 14, 2016

Oregon Rep to present 'Critical Mass'

by The Review, Tidings
For The Review, Tidings Oregon Repertory Singers will conclude its 42nd season with two performances of “Critical Mass” on April 23 and April 24 at First United Methodist Church in southwest…
Apr 14, 2016

Get a moo-ve on to Ag Fest

by The Review, Tidings
Mark your calendar for Oregon Ag Fest 2016, to be held at the Oregon State Fairgrounds April 23 and 24. Oregon Ag Fest is a family event featuring an incredible array of hands-on, interactive…
SUBMITTED PHOTOS  - Community Arts Preschool student Jack Beatty paints sunflowers at an easel.
Apr 14, 2016

Community Arts hosting artists reception

by Barb Randall
Preschoolers learn big lessons about art The children at Community Arts Preschool have a new perspective about the art hanging down the hall from their classrooms. The preschool is housed at…
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE  - Here's a hint: Solving the escape room challenge planned at Lake Grove Presbyterian Church in April may require donning a gas mask.
Apr 07, 2016

Escape room fun comes to Lake Oswego

by Barb Randall
Lake Grove Presbyterian hosting Hourglass Solutions as benefit for middle school mission Looking for something new for date night or an evening out with the girls/guys? Hour Glass Solutions has…
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Cantor Ida Rae Cahana will perform April 10 in a Music in the Woods concert at Mary's Woods Chapel of the Holy Names.
Apr 07, 2016

Music in the Woods series presents Ida Rae Cahana

by The Review, Tidings
Music in the Woods will present Ida Rae Cahana, the senior cantor of Portland’s Temple Beth Israel, at 2 p.m. on April 10 at Mary’s Woods Chapel of the Holy Names. She will perform with Bill…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Lake Oswego Public Library is celebrating the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare through the month of April with special events each week.
Apr 07, 2016

Library honors Shakespeare in April

by The Review, Tidings
April marks the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare and the Lake Oswego Public Library is celebrating with a Shakespeare-related program every week of the month. All the events are free and held at…
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - The Pints from the Past program on April 11 will focus on the Willamette River Locks. The event will be held at the Midway Bar in Oregon City; admission is free, and food and beverages will be available to purchase.
Apr 07, 2016

Historical Society to host Pints from the Past

by The Review, Tidings
Clackamas County Historical Society will host its next Pints from the Past discussion at 6:30 p.m. on April 11 at Midway Bar, 1003 Seventh St. in Oregon City. The program, “Unlocking the Locks,”…
Apr 07, 2016

Lakewood Theatre presents Noel Coward's 'Sail Away'

by The Review, Tidings
Lakewood Theatre Company’s Lost Treasures Collection Series ends its sixth season April 15-16 with Noel Coward’s “Sail Away.” The production, with stage direction by Ron Daum and musical…
PHOTO COURTESY OF BLAINE TRUITT COVERT - Based in Hillsdale, The Portland Ballet teaches young dancers between the ages of 3 and 22.
May 04, 2016

'Bohemian Rhapsody' meets ballet

by Kelsey O'Halloran
The Portland Ballet's students will dance to Queen classics in upcoming Spring Concert In a white-walled studio, afternoon light pours in through high nine-paned windows and a dozen young…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Yuki Hiratsukas' print, titled 'Breakfast in Bed,' is on display as part of the New Prints by Print Arts Northwest exhibition at 510 Museum & ARTspace in Lake Oswego.
Mar 31, 2016

First showing of new prints on exhibit at 510 Museum

by The Review, Tidings
Attend the opening reception tomorrow night For The Review, Tidings The Arts Council of Lake Oswego will present New Prints by Print Arts Northwest, an exhibition opening April 1 at 510 Museum &…
Mar 31, 2016

Entertainment Briefs

by The Review, Tidings
Members sought for Public Art Committee The Arts Council of Lake Oswego and the City of Lake Oswego are seeking new members to serve on the Public Art Committee (PAC). Members must reside within…
SUBMITTED PHOTOS  - Growing Up with G.I. Joes by Janna Orkney will be the topic of Oswego Heritage Councils First Wednesday presentation at 7 p.m. April 6.
Mar 31, 2016

Learn the story behind G.I. Joe's

by The Review, Tidings
Janna Orkney to talk at First Wednesday lecture For The Review, Tidings Janna Orkney will be the guest speaker at Oswego Heritage Council’s First Wednesday lecture April 6. She will share…
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Virginia Poundstones Blue Rose #1, inkjet print on steel, 2016, 3 feet by 2 feet.
Mar 31, 2016

'Covers, adaptations, and the scarcity of blue' opens at Art Gym

by The Review, Tidings
Exhibit features art of Donald Morgan, Virginia Poundstone For The Review, Tidings The Art Gym at Marylhurst University will present “Covers, adaptations, and the scarcity of blue,” featuring…
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Harmonica player Mitch Kashmar will play with Alan Hager, Jimi Bott and Dean Mueller April 4 in tribute performance in honor of Muddy Waters birthday.
Mar 31, 2016

Hear Muddy Waters birthday tribute

by The Review, Tidings
For The Review, Tidings A tribute show will debut on the late Muddy Waters’ birthday, April 4, at Lake Theater & Cafe in Lake Oswego. The show honoring the great blues master features four…