26 years later, Tualatin Valley Community Band Director Steve Heuser hands off the baton

26 years later, Tualatin Valley Community Band Director Steve Heuser hands off the baton

The longtime director is retiring, and will direct his last show on Sunday, July 26 in Cook Park...

Friendship reaches across borders for two Cypriot teenagers

Friendship reaches across borders for two Cypriot teenagers

Two Cypriot teens live with Tigard host family during month-long stay for the Cyprus Friendship...

One dancer's art of expression

One dancer's art of expression

Oluyinka Akinjiola combines spoken word with dance, and for the second year in a row will perform...

Juilliard School is calling for ACMA graduate Nick Jurica

Juilliard School is calling for ACMA graduate Nick Jurica

The 18-year-old Beaverton resident and ballet dancer will head to New York this fall after years...

'Thoroughly Modern Millie' coming to Broadway Rose Theatre

'Thoroughly Modern Millie' coming to Broadway Rose Theatre

If Claire Avakian, who plays Millie Dillmount in the Broadway Rose Theater Company’s...


Beaverton's Features

July 23, 2015

Out and About

by Caitlin Feldman
Music Beaverton Last Tuesday Concert — The City of Beaverton invites the public to attend the free Beaverton Last Tuesday summer concert at The Round, 12600 S.W. Crescent St. (adjacent to the…
July 16, 2015

Out and About

by Caitlin Feldman
Music Tony Starlight Show at Cedar Mill Park — Billed as a love letter to the bygone days of live stage entertainment, the Tony Starlight Show is an ever-evolving hybrid of music and comedy,…
COURTESY PHOTO - King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Tour Victoria, B.C., in the Packard in 1939.
July 15, 2015

A cherished Packard with a royal connection

by Allen Stephens
It’s not every day you see an automobile that is literally fit for a king and queen. A 1930 Packard Model 740 with a Super 8 engine that was used to chauffeur King George VI and Queen Elizabeth…
Darrell Baker
July 15, 2015

Beloved playwright, critic Darrell Baker succumbs to cancer

by Stephanie Haugen
Washington County playwright and theater reviewer Darrell Baker died last Friday, July 3, after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. Survivors include his wife, Tina Arth. Beaverton residents…
COURTESY PHOTOS: MICHAEL HENLEY/CONTEMPORARY IMAGES - The cast of HART Theatres Agatha on the Rise was hard at work rehearsing this week, prepping for the opening weekend of an original comedy.
July 15, 2015

Local writer Sally Stember sees show come to life at HART

by Stephanie Haugen
This weekend brings the opening performances of “Agatha on the Rise” at the Hillsboro Artist’s Repertory Theatre (HART), 185 S.E. Washington St. Local playwright Sally Stember’s “Agatha on the…
July 09, 2015

Out and About

by Caitlin Feldman
Music Tower of Power — The iconic 10-piece ensemble that has wowed audiences for nearly 50 years will headline THPRD’s annual Groovin’ on the Grass concert event from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 15. The…
July 02, 2015

Out and About

by Caitlin Feldman
Music Concerts in the Park Kickoff — With a unique, high-energy brand of blues, soul, funk and rock, “Ants in the Kitchen” kicks off Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District’s free summer…
WILLIAM JENKS
July 01, 2015

Classic guitarist William Jenks to appear at Marylhurst

by The Review
William Jenks, a true standout in the new generation of classical guitarists, will perform at Marylhurst University on July 10. Jenks’s appearance is scheduled for 8 p.m. in Wiegand Hall. The…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Hillsboro Artist Justin Lacche stands in front of the Beaverton Building which gave him inspiration to paint, 'Afternoon at the Beaverton Building at The Round,' which he holds.
June 25, 2015

Artist tells the story of Beaverton through his - and your -…

by Caitlin Feldman
Justin Lacche has an exhibition exploring the spirit of Beaverton on display at The Round July 1 through Aug. 31 Justin Lacche sat in the courtyard of The Beaverton Building at The Round and…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Beaverton Arts Mix! has opened its call to artists for 2015, that following up on a successful 2014 event, including Tom Beach's image of the Peggy's Cove Lighthouse.
June 24, 2015

Out & About

by Caitlin Feldman
Music Hit Machine at Last Tuesday — The City of Beaverton and Beaverton Arts Commission invite you to the Last Tuesday summer concert series, the first event a performance by Hit Machine at The…

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SUBMITTED PHOTO - Bodacious is one of the musical groups that will be featured during Beavertons First Friday activities on July 3; Bodacious will perform under the canopy at Beaverton Florists on Second and Watson.
Jun 24, 2015

First Friday kicks off in Beaverton July 3

by Miles Vance
Look for music, food, games and fun on tap throughout the downtown area First Friday is almost here! It's, well, not this Friday but next Friday, July 3. Nonetheless, there is a lot planned for…
COURTESY PHOTO  - Jake Elliot will read from his book Hounds of the Hunted in Hillsboro Saturday. Five other authors will also appear at Three Mugs Brewing.
Jun 24, 2015

From horror stories to westerns, listen up this Saturday

by (None)
The public is invited to a special Books & Brews event beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 27, at Three Mugs Brewing, 2020 N.W. Aloclek Drive in Hillsboro. The free event will feature local…
Jun 24, 2015

Religion Notes

by Miles Vance
Beaverton Christian Church to host ‘Amazing Race’ Beaverton Christian Church’s version of one of television’s most popular reality shows, “The Amazing Race,” will be held for middle and high…
TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Tigard kite maker Ron Bohart shows off his larger than life bald eagle kite.
Jun 18, 2015

Ron Bohart builds detailed and elaborate kites out of his Tigard…

by Caitlin Feldman
The 74-year-old has been invited to fly his unique kites at festivals all over the world Until a decade ago, Ron Bohart didn’t spend a lot of time thinking about kites. OK, to be totally honest,…
COURTESY TUALATIN RIVERKEEPERS - Local lovers of the Tualatin River will get a chance to experience it up close at the 26th Annual Tualatin River Discover Day -a family-friendly paddle trip on the river - on June 27.
Jun 19, 2015

Discover the Tualatin River again

by Miles Vance
Annual Tualatin River Discovery Day is June 27 On June 27, Tualatin Riverkeepers will host the 26th Annual Tualatin River Discovery Day, a family friendly paddle trip on the Tualatin River from…
Jun 18, 2015

Out & About

by Caitlin Feldman
Music Beaverton Wind Ensemble Concert — A free concert by the Beaverton Wind Ensemble will be held in the Beaverton City Library Auditorium, 12375 S.W. Fifth St. at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 24.…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - This years Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts will feature, among many other things, On the Fringe: Todays Twist in Fiber Art.
Jun 19, 2015

Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts offers family fun

by Barb Randall
Special exhibit features unique fabric installations Art enthusiasts from near and far will be in attendance at the 52nd annual Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts, opening June 26 and continuing…
COURTESY OF AMERICAN FEDERATION OF ARTS - Sculpture, drawings and paintings, such as Michel-Martin Drollings 'The Wrath of Achilles' (1810) and Pierre-Charles Jombert's 'Apollo' and 'Diana Killing the Children of Niobe' (1772), make up the Portland Art Museums Gods and Heroes exhibit.
Jun 19, 2015

'Gods and Heroes' showcases European greatness at art museum

by Jason Vondersmith
Epic école show traces roots of aesthetics A title doesn’t get much more epic than “Gods and Heroes.” But it aptly describes the upcoming exhibit at the Portland Art Museum, a collection of…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Shannon Kaiser uses an common area at her condominium to record a video for her YouTube channel Play With the World.
Jun 11, 2015

Local author Shannon Kaiser finds her happiness

by Caitlin Feldman
Beaverton author has a vast online presence and a new book coming out this summer Shannon Kaiser did everything she was supposed to do. She graduated college with an advertising degree and moved…
Jun 11, 2015

Out and About

by Caitlin Feldman
Music Beaverton Wind Ensemble Concert — A free concert by the Beaverton Wind Ensemble will be held in the Beaverton City Library Auditorium, 12375 S.W. Fifth St. at 7 p.m. June 24. Art ‘Fusion:…




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