Bag&Baggage explores empathy, art's power

Bag&Baggage explores empathy, art's power

Restoration comedy lets cast walk in someone else's shoes With a ragtag cast of convicts, a...


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COURTESY PHOTO  - Oakwood Gardens in Hillsboro will be transformed into the magical forests of Shakespeares A Midsummer Nights Dream for Bag&Baggage Productions seventh annual gala dinner and auction.
July 02, 2015

Fundraiser supports life-changing Bag&Baggage program for teens

by Stephanie Haugen
Hillsboro high school students taking internships with Bag&Baggage Productions aren’t just killing time until graduation or trying to get out of school early. They’re stepping into their…
Hillsboros Fourth of July Parade is the largest parade of the day in Oregon.
July 01, 2015

Independence Day celebrations abound

by Pamplin Media Group
There’s no need travel this weekend for the Fourth of July, there are plenty celebrations right in our back yard. Those looking to give some holiday time to a good cause can do so in Hillsboro…
COURTESY PHOTOS - Conversations with Writers, a group that brings authors to speak in Hillsboro, will host Margaret Chula as she presents Living in the Moment: A Haiku Life.
June 25, 2015

Haiku writer to answer questions during Hillsboro visit

by (none)
Conversations with Writers will host its monthly author talk next Monday, June 29, with Margaret Chula, who’ll present “Living in the Moment: A Haiku Life.” Chula’s seven collections of haiku,…
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

It's not his city it's yours

by Caitlin Feldman
Hillsboro artist Justin Lacche has an exhibition exploring the spirit of Beaverton Justin Lacche sat in the courtyard of The Beaverton Building at The Round and began to sketch. He wanted to…
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.
June 19, 2015

From horror stories to westerns, listen up this Saturday

by (None)
The public is invited to a special Books & Brews event in Hillsboro this Saturday, June 27,- featuring local authors. Six authors will read their work at Three Mugs Brewing, 2020 N.W. Aloclek…
Cassie Greer
June 04, 2015

Celebrate summer reading with stories, drawings

by Staff
Locals are invited to a celebration at the Hillsboro Main Library, 2850 N.E. Brookwood Parkway, to kick off the start of the 2015 Adult Summer Reading Program at Washington County public…
COURTESY PHOTO - Laurence Cox as King Arthur and Mila Boyd as Lady of the Lake take the stage as talented cast members of Hart Theatres Spamalot.
June 04, 2015

HART's 'Spamalot' selling out shows

by Tina Arth and Darrell Baker
Musical modeled after 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail' is sure to be fun In the words of the immortal Monty Python, “If life seems jolly rotten, there’s something you’ve forgotten, and that’s…
Fred Melden
June 04, 2015

Poetry night a mainstay of arts center

by JoAnn Boatwright
Monthly event welcomes all poets to read or listen Open Poetry Night has been a mainstay of the Walters Cultural Arts Center’s Tuesday Happenings Series for 10 years, drawing poetry readers and…
June 04, 2015

Bid Oregon Chorale founder farewell

by (none)
The Oregon Chorale will present two special shows this weekend to honor founder Bernie Kuehn, who’s retiring from his director position. Saturday, June 6, there will be a performance at the…
COURTESY PHOTO: GARRY BASTIAN PHOTOGRAPHY. - King Arthur, played by Laurence Cox, and his knights set out on a journey to find the Holy Grail in Spamalot.
May 28, 2015

'Spamalot' hits downtown Hillsboro

by Stephanie Haugen
Popular movie turned stage musical comes to HART Catapulted rabbits, lovely ladies and a ragtag group of knights led by a kooky king — all right here in Hillsboro. Tickets are selling fast for…

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May 28, 2015

Art briefs

by Stephanie Haugen
Open call for performers at October event Affordable Art for Everyone is putting on a Performing Arts Showcase Oct. 3. Applications are due June 15. The event will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at…
COURTESY PHOTO - Downtown Hillsboro newcomer Clarks Bistro will host a reception for artist Michael Watson, who makes scratchboard art works like this image of Clint Eastwood.
May 28, 2015

Paintings, mixed media and scratchboard, oh my!

by Stephanie Haugen
The months are flying by, and here comes another First Tuesday reception. Celebrate June and local art next Tuesday, June 2, at downtown Hillsboro businesses. New kid on the block Clark’s Bistro…
NEWS-TIMES FILE PHOTO - Every year, local organizations get together to honor those who have died in military service.
May 21, 2015

Local health center displays watercolors

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The Rose Springs Center for the Healing Arts Gallery will feature the work of watercolor artist Ward Jene Stroud through July and will host a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 22, that’s…
May 21, 2015

Art briefs

by (None)
Anthology pays tribute to rivers Check out a copy of “Honoring Our Rivers: A Student Anthology” at Hillsboro libraries. In its 15th year of publication, the anthology features original poems,…
COURTESY PHOTO - Author Gary Ferguson has been exploring and writing for 20 years, and hell speak in Hillsboro Monday, May 18.
May 15, 2015

Author addresses how nature heals

by Stephanie Haugen
Author Gary Ferguson will visit downtown Hillsboro Monday, May 18, to talk about his personal experiences with and his observations about the healing power of nature. His lecture will cover the…
COURTESY PHOTO - The Hillsboro Community Youth Choir was founded 10 years ago and is celebrating the milestone with a special concert and gala. Cindy Uecker is the group's artistic director.
May 08, 2015

Hillsboro youth choir celebrates 10 years

by Stephanie Haugen
The Hillsboro Community Youth Choir presents its spring concert and 10th anniversary celebration Saturday, May 16. The concert will be held at 4 p.m. in the Hillsboro High School Auditorium,…
May 08, 2015

Native Hillsboro residents shine in Beaverton play

by Tina Arth and Darrell Baker
'Songs for a New World' challenging Beaverton Civic Theatre’s current production, “Songs for a New World,” is something of a theatrical enigma. In his director’s notes, Josh Pounders explains…




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