Artists share insight into creative process

Artists share insight into creative process

Washington County Open Studios tour is this weekend The fifth annual Washington County Open...

 Local artists open work spaces for tour

Local artists open work spaces for tour

Dozens of artists from one end of the county to the other will open the doors to their most...

Portland jazz artist to perform in Hillsboro

Portland jazz artist to perform in Hillsboro

Toni Lincoln was so shy as a child that she’d sing only for the dolls and stuffed animals...

Artists hit the Hillsboro outdoors

Artists hit the Hillsboro outdoors

See how creative folks really work at this weekend’s Hillsboro Plein Air, the eighth annual...

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October 17, 2014

HACC looking for new members

by Stephanie Haugen
The Hillsboro Arts & Culture Council is looking for new members. Artists, members of arts organizations or arts lovers passionate about supporting the growth of Hillsboro’s arts and culture…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Tualatin Valley Harmony Masters members pride themselves on their unique costumes, like these Confederate soldier uniforms.
October 10, 2014

Barbershop show celebrates 40 years

by Stephanie Haugen
The Tualatin Valley Harmony Masters will present a 40th anniversary reunion show, “Thanks for the Memories,” this Saturday, Oct. 11. Chuck Olson of Forest Grove co-founded the group four decades…
October 10, 2014

You can help solve mysteries at Washington County Museum

by Joann Boatwright
Ken and Kris Bilderback work to make history fun, but can murder, suicide and mysterious deaths actually be fun? Audience members can be the jury. The Bilderbacks will present five cases of…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Lisa Changs hula classes are for all ages. Lilinoe Pai (left) and Clare Hildick Klein danced at the Beaverton International Celebration.
October 10, 2014

Hillsboro gets a taste of the islands

by Joann Boatwright
Hula instructor Lisa Chang will bring a bit of the Hawaiian Islands to Hillsboro this fall when she teaches at the Walters Cultural Arts Center. She will teach a five-week class that encompasses…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Jimmie Ray Cantrell channels Johnny Cash for his tribute to the 'Man in Black,' accompanied by his wife, Cyndi Cantrell, who will perform the hits of June Carter Cash.
October 03, 2014

Johnny Cash tribute rolls into town

by Ray Pitz
Jimmie Ray Cantrell’s love of Johnny Cash goes deeper than the fact both have embraced a love for America, trains and their wives. “He was a wonderful man,” said Cantrell, “just him as a human…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Chris Dillon (left)  and Alex McGaw of Two Kilts Brewery in Sherwood are packing up everything and moving to Hillsboro.
October 03, 2014

Two Kilts Brewery heads to Hillsboro

by Ray Pitz
Sherwood’s noted Two Kilts Brewery is saying “hasta la vista” to the city, heading out to greener pastures in Hillsboro. Run by Chris Dillon and Alex McGaw, the microbrewery has been located in…
Photo Credit: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: KATHY FULLER - Helena Macalino holds her first book, The Reflection, which will be released Saturday during a party at Jacobsens Books & More.
October 01, 2014

Never too young to tell a story

by Kathy Fuller
Hillsboro author, 7, releases first book Seven-year-old Heléna Macalino, a self-described “bundle of energy,” has channeled some of that energy into writing and publishing her very own book.…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Kara Girod and Javier Solis are professional salsa dancers. Solis will be in Hillsboro Saturday for a special event.
September 26, 2014

Salsa affair brings spice to library

by Joann Boatwright
Salsa — from fancy footwork to taste-tickling sauce — will be served up at the Hillsboro Public Library’s Main Branch on Saturday, Sept. 27. The event, from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m., is free, open to…
September 26, 2014

Hillsboro girl, 7, writes book

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Seven-year-old Heléna Macalino will unveil her first book, “The Reflection,” at Jacobsen’s Books at 3 p.m. next Saturday, Oct. 4. Helena’s brother, Damien Macalino, released “What if an…
September 26, 2014

Six receptions set for First Tuesday event

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Walters Cultural Arts Center, the Washington County Museum, Manaia Café, Summa Real Estate, Influence Music Hall and Sequoia Gallery + Studios will host opening receptions for First Tuesday,…

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Sep 26, 2014

October genealogy classes held at North Plains Library

by Stephanie Haugen
The North Plains Public Library staff will hold free genealogy classes Oct. 8, 15 and 22 at 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Learn to use Family Search, Heritage Quest and Ancestry databases and Find-a-Grave…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTOS: JAIME VALDEZ - Doug Burkhardt, an Aloha resident and associate editor of the Hillsboro Tribune, has released a new book about the history of Washington County railroads under the pen name D.C. Jesse Burkhardt.
Sep 19, 2014

Local railroads come alive in new book

by Shannon Wells
Growing up in the sleepy town of Jackson, Mich., D. C. Jesse Burkhardt found trains mysterious and alluring. “I would hear them at night as a kid,” the Aloha resident said. “I was curious where…
Sep 19, 2014

Modern witch hunts target of B&B's 'Crucible'

by Tina Arth and Darrell Baker
Since Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” was first produced in 1953, it has been venerated as a brilliant allegory about the communist “witch hunts” of the McCarthy era. However, by casting his…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Pianist George Winston will return to the Walters Cultural Arts Center next weekend for the first time since 2009.
Sep 19, 2014

Philanthropic piano star offers two shows

by Joann Boatwright
Legendary pianist George Winston will return to the stage at the Walters Cultural Arts Center in Hillsboro for two concerts Sept. 26 and 27. Known for his introspective and almost tranquilizing…
Sep 19, 2014

County libraries expand e-book options

by Stephanie Haugen
A new simpler option is coming for Washington County Cooperative Library Services library cardholders as of Sept. 23. The service links to WCCLS online accounts and has many new titles for all…
Sep 12, 2014

Art Briefs

by Stephanie Haugen
Talent show looks for unusual skills Organizers of the Renaissance Festival of Hillsboro are looking for talents that would have been appreciated 100 years ago. All entertainers, including…
Sep 12, 2014

RUSH IN TO SEE 'FOOLS'

by Stephanie Haugen
Evidently, divorce is not always a bad thing. It was allegedly Neil Simon’s split from actress Marsha Mason that indirectly inspired “Fools,” one of the funniest shows we’ve seen all year. An…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTOS - Amy Osborne, who painted Original Spin, will be at a closing reception for her work at RoseSprings Center for the Healing Arts.
Sep 05, 2014

Hillsboro show inspired by life of memories

by Joann Boatwright
Amy Osborne’s art work from her early life sat in a box for decades. “I started painting at 14 or 15, but nobody saw it,” Osborne said. Instead, she kept all that finished and unfinished work in…
Sep 05, 2014

HART comedy 'Fools' provides moral lesson

by Stephanie Haugen
HART Theatre’s newest production, “Fools,” opens Friday, Sept. 5, and runs through Sept. 21. Steve Kelsey will direct the comedy, which was written by Neil Simon. The setting takes place in the…
Sep 05, 2014

Quilt Barn Trail gets green light

by Stephanie Haugen
The Washington County Board of Commissioners passed ordinance changes last week that will allow organizers of a Quilt Barn Trail to start moving forward. The new regulations will be effective…



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