Marylhurst University offers a number of cultural events during the month of March, including concerts organized by Portland Classic Guitar Series.

SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Chinese guitarist Xuefei Yang will present the Portland Classic Guitar Concert at Marylhurst University March 9 at 8 p.m. Get tickets online at

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A number of musical and other events are planned during March at Marylhurst University and the public is invited to participate.

Unless noted otherwise the events are free. Marylhurst University is located at 17600 Pacific Hwy., in Marylhurst.

March 8, 6:30 to 8 p.m. — Marylhurst Speaker Series presents Dr. Kacy McKinney with "Making the Strange Familiar and the Familiar Strange: How to Think like a Critical Geographer." Assistant Professor McKinney is an interdisciplinary feminist educator and scholar trained in critical human geography, and also a visual artist. Her interests range from the uses of comics and graphic novels in social science research and teaching in the liberal arts to the politics of genetically modified organisms, and the study of child labor in agriculture. The lecture takes place in the Old Library in BP John Administration Building. Call 503-534-7022 for more details.

March 9, 8 p.m. — Portland Classic Guitar Series presents Xuefei Yang in Concert in St. Anne's Chapel. Yang is the first internationally recognized Chinese guitarist on the world stage. Tickets are $32 to $37 each and can be purchased online at or call 503-830-1417.

March 10, 2 to 4 p.m. — Artists' reception for Color Gone Wild, a traveling show sponsored by the Weaving Guilds of Oregon (WeGO). The exhibit, which will be at Marylhurst during March and April, features 70 pieces representing the work more than 700 members of WeGo, a nonprofit statewide organization of weaving, spinning and related fiber craft guilds. Reception and exhibit will be held in Streff Gallery, Schoen Library.

March 15, 7:30 p.m. — Marylhurst Jazz Night presented by Marylhurst's Jazz Ensemble led by Joseph Aloia in Flavia Salon, Flavia Hall. Tickets are $5 in advance through or $10 at the door.

March 15 — Marylhurst Women's Chorale presents Community through Music: A Choral Benefit Concert in St. Anne's Chapel. Proceeds benefit the Ethos Music Center, a local nonprofit that provides music lessons, classes and camps to more than 7,000 students across Oregon each year. Tickets are $15 general admission or $10 for seniors and students online at

March 19, 1 to 4 p.m. — Music Therapy Practicum Presentations in the Old Library, BP John Administration Building. Hear the students in Marylhurst's music therapy program present about their fall term clinical practicum experiences.

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