Hear country, Americana at Wayne's World Coffee House

Hear country, Americana at Wayne's World Coffee House

Public invited to free concert Sept. 23 at Lake Oswego United Methodist Church Wayne Richards...

Michelle DeCourcy and the Rocktarts release first album

Michelle DeCourcy and the Rocktarts release first album

CD release party set for Saturday at The Gemini “Beyond psyched!” is how Michelle...

Taste touring Italian wines  at Oregon Wine Reserve

Taste touring Italian wines at Oregon Wine Reserve

Oregon Wine Reserve is hosting the Tour d’Italia Sept. 20. Three well-known Italian...

Polka Dot Express ready to again glamorize big show

Polka Dot Express ready to again glamorize big show

Polka Dot Express ready to again glamorize big show If you happen to catch a member of the Polka...

SEE HEAR DO

SEE HEAR DO

Aug. 25, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Music in the Park concert series presents The Paul Creighton Project, a...

Oregon Ballet Theatre holding open house

Oregon Ballet Theatre holding open house

All welcome to tour studio Aug. 31 The School of Oregon Ballet Theatre will host a grand opening...

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These are a few of the 2015 quilts that won top honors at last years NW Quilting Expo. Attendees of the show will be amazed by the quality of all the quilts. 2015 Best in Show: 'Hard Times' by Lynn Czaban
September 23, 2016

NW Quilting Expo - Bigger and better than ever

by Andrew Kilstrom
The northwest's largest quilt expo runs through this Saturday at Portland Expo Center The Northwest Quilting Expo is back for a 16th edition, and it’s bigger and better than ever – again. If that seems like a recurring theme…
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Pride of Portland Chorus will present a preview concert of its What Happens in Vegas competition repertoire Oct. 1 at 3 p.m. The concert is a fundraiser for their trip to Las Vegas for the competition, plus a chance for the community to learn about womens a cappella singing.
September 22, 2016

See, Hear 'What Happens in Vegas'

by Barb Randall
Get a preview of Pride of Portland's contest repertoire before the Las Vegas competition The Pride of Portland Chorus, Portland’s premiere nonprofit women’s a cappella chorus, will present a preview performance of its…
SUBMITTED PHOTO:  - Jon Nilsen will perform with members of his band, Swimfish at Lake Theater and Cafe Oct. 3.
September 22, 2016

Jon Nilsen, Swimfish to play new tracks

by Pamplin Media Group
'Local Oceans' allows Swimfish to find its groove will all new music West Linn musician Jon Nilsen will perform with Dave Captein and Mike Snyder Oct. 3 at Lake Theater and Cafe in Lake Oswego. Their performance is a…


September 22, 2016

Stumptown to present 'Jekyll & Hyde'

by Pamplin Media Group
Stumptown Stages opens its 13th season with the epic struggle between good and evil, “Jekyll & Hyde The Musical.” Directed by Jon Kretzu and choreographed by Beth Raimer, the musical features former Miss America Katie Harman…
Mary Reeves will exhibit her art at LOCAL 14, also.
September 22, 2016

LOCAL 14 leaps to the Left Bank

by Pamplin Media Group
LOCAL 14’s 49th-annual Art Show and Sale will take place in a new location this year, the Left Bank Annex, located at 101 N. Weidler St. in Portland. One of Portland’s top 25 event venues, the Left Bank Annex is easily…
September 22, 2016

Put your useful and useless knowledge to work: Pub Quiz set for Sept. 28 at Arch Bridge…

by Pamplin Media Group
Do you love useful and useless knowledge? Want to prove that you and your friends know more than others? The Clackamas County Historical Society (CCHS) is teaming up with local tavern Arch Bridge Taphouse for a night of pub…
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Restore Oregon will host its annual Heritage Barn workshop Oct. 1 at Donald Manson Barn at Champoeg State Park. Hewing demonstrations are part of the educational program.
September 22, 2016

Heritage Barn lovers to converge at Champoeg

by Pamplin Media Group
Restore Oregon's annual barn workshop set for Oct. 1 at 1862 Donald Manson Barn There is nothing more iconic than a great, old barn standing proud on the agricultural landscape. Yet these icons pose special challenges for…
September 22, 2016

Entertainment Briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Broadway Rose presents rock fable Broadway Rose Theatre Company continues its 25th-anniversary series with “Fly by Night,” opening Sept. 23, and continuing through Oct. 23. A prophesy pulls morose sandwich-maker Harold and…
Chef Surja will teach classes on trendy Asian noodles this fall.
September 15, 2016

Asian noodles theme of fall cooking classes

by Pamplin Media Group
West Linn's Chef Surja invites all to attend classes on trendy Asian noodles Trendy Asian-style noodle dishes are the theme for Chef Surja Tjahaja’s cooking classes in West Linn this fall. Starting with street food from…
September 15, 2016

LTC looking for angels and more

by Pamplin Media Group
Auditions for annual holiday production to be held Sept. 26 Lakewood Theatre Company will hold open auditions for speaking and non-speaking roles in “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” on Sept. 26 at Lakewood Center for the…
September 15, 2016

Entertainment Briefs

by Barb Randall
Call for resident filmmaker position Caldera, BendFilm and The Museum at Warm Springs are collaborating to host an experienced filmmaker who will be in residence at Caldera’s Art Center, 17 miles south of Sisters for four…
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - But What Did They Eat? is a new series of educational programs presented by Clackamas County Historical Society. The first class focuses on canning, and it will be held Sept. 19.
September 15, 2016

New CCHS series to focus on food traditions

by Pamplin Media Group
One of the most common questions received by staff at the Stevens-Crawford Heritage House in Oregon City is: “But what did they eat?” In answer to that question, the Clackamas County Historical Society is kicking off a new…
SUBMITTED PHOTO: KAT ROSE PHOTOGRAPHY - Lisa Mann
September 08, 2016

Don't miss The Trifecta of sound

by Pamplin Media Group
Three musicians join forces for special show Musicians Lisa Mann, Bre Gregg and Mary Kadderly will unite to present a three-part harmony Sept. 19 as part of Lake Theater & Cafe’s Music Monday series. Mann has been awarded…
STAFF PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Mark Bonney looks like the master of the musical universe in the studio at his Lake Oswego home.
September 08, 2016

Bonney stirred by new music project

by Cliff Newell
LO guitarist is collaborator on exciting album 'Long Gone' In a lifetime full of music, guitarist extraordinaire Mark Bonney has come up with one of the most exciting projects of his life. Certainly the country music album…
September 08, 2016

Visit the Gorge with tips from ReadySetGorge.com

by Pamplin Media Group
In time for centennial celebrations of the historic Columbia River Highway, three local agencies have come together to enhance the visitor experience along the ever-popular scenic route. The Oregon Tourism Commission, doing…
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Auditions for Lakewood Theatre Companys popular Holiday Breakfast production, featuring The Peppermint Bear, will be held Sept. 25.
September 08, 2016

Auditions set for Peppermint Bear show

by (none)
Annual holiday breakfast production has new story Lakewood Theatre Company will present an all-new version of its annual Christmas Holiday Breakfast production with the presentation of “The Peppermint Bear Show, The Elves…
September 08, 2016

Entertainment Briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
ORS announces 43rd season Oregon Repertory Singers has announced the lineup of its 43rd concert season. The choir will share world-class performances of choral music celebrating many cultures and exploring themes of war,…
September 08, 2016

Open This End: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Blake Byrne

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An exhibition of both iconic and lesser-known works from 38 of the most influential artists of the last 50 years will run Sept. 8-Dec. 11 at the Hoffman Gallery at Lewis & Clark College. Titled “Open This End: Contemporary…
Transcendent by Brian Huts Hutsebout is located on the east side of State Street at the Willamette Trolley depot.
September 01, 2016

Meet the new sculptures in the Gallery Without Walls

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The Arts Council of Lake Oswego wishes to introduce the public to some new friends, namely the 15 new sculptures in the city’s nationally acclaimed public art program, the Gallery Without Walls. The new sculptures have been…
SUBMITTED PHOTO: TRIUMPH PHOTOGRAPHY - Lakewood Theatre Company presents 1776, starring, from left: Darius Pierce, Mark Pierce, Dave Cole, Heath Koerschgen and Adam Elliott Davis. The musical opens Sept. 9 and continues through Oct. 16.
September 01, 2016

LTC to present '1776'

by Pamplin Media Group
Political history perfect start for new season In a year encompassing a spicy presidential election and the 240th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, it seems apt for Lakewood Theatre Company to take on “1776.”…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The all-female Pickled Pepper Kitchen Band will play at the Lake Oswego Public Library at 1 p.m. Sept. 14.
September 01, 2016

September is a packed month at library

by (none)
Thanks to the Friends of the Lake Oswego Public Library, the month of September is packed with entertainment and classes taking place at the library, located at 706 Fourth St. Upcoming are several free events: Sept. 6, 7…
September 01, 2016

Entertainment Briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
First 93 students at concert today get free PYP Passes The first 93 students with a valid school ID to stop by the Portland Youth Philharmonic table at the Oregon Symphony's Waterfront Concert today will receive a free PYP…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Greg Shilling, Eric Nepon and Andy Barrett in Funhouse Lounges Stranded opens Aug. 12.
August 25, 2016

See 'Stranded' at Funhouse Lounge

by Pamplin Media Group
Comedy is improvised mashup of 'Gilligan's Island' and 'Lost' The Funhouse Improvisers will present the premiere of its next pop culture-inspired improvised show “Stranded” weekends through Sept. 3. What if the castaways…
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Golden State-Lone Star Blues Revue will play at Lake Theater and Cafe on Sept. 6. The band includes (from left): Little Charlie Baty, Mark Hummel, Anson Funderburgh, with Wes Starr on drums and RW Grigsby on bass.
August 25, 2016

Golden State to play at Lake Theater

by Pamplin Media Group
Blues super-group Golden State-Lone Star Blues Revue will play at Lake Theater and Cafe on Sept. 6 to celebrate the release of its self-titled debut album. The band features Grammy-nominated harp blower/vocalist and…
August 24, 2016

Belly bounces back, rises again

by Shannon O. Wells
Tanya Donelly shares her full-circle experience with reunited '90s alt-rock heroes The Return of Belly What: Belly, the ethereally rocking 1990s alt-rock band fronted by Tanya Donelly returns to the stage Where: Revolution…

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SUBMITTED ART - The logo of Battle of the Books.
Aug 18, 2016

WL Library big on Battle of the Books

by Rebecca Mayer
If you have a kid in West Linn, it’s likely you’ve heard about Oregon Battle of the Books. The statewide literary trivia tournament occurs every year, and here at the West Linn Public Library we…
Aug 18, 2016

LTC holding auditions for "Murder on the Nile"

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Lakewood Theatre Company will have open auditions for Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Nile” on Aug. 27 and 28. Director Nancy McDonald is seeking 12 actors; five women, ages 20-60; and seven men…
SUBMITTED PHOTO: - Huberto Maestas and his grandson Amyas Maestas will attend the Unveil Your Art! celebration in Lake Oswego for the Gallery Without Walls. Both artists have sculpures that will be included in the outdoor exhibit.
Aug 18, 2016

Wait is over! Attend Unveil Your Art!

by Barb Randall
New sculptures in Gallery Without Walls to be unveiled Sunday The wait is nearly over. The new sculptures in the Gallery Without Walls will be revealed Sunday, Aug. 21 during a special…
SUBMITTED PHOTOS - Rock violinist Aaron Meyer will perform Aug. 19 at Lajos Balogh Performance Shell at Marylhurst University. The concert is free and begins at 7 p.m.
Aug 18, 2016

SEE HEAR DO

by Barb Randall
The free family entertainment in local parks and venues will draw to a close soon. Get these events on your calendar, so you can enjoy every last note of the summer concerts and theater…
Aug 18, 2016

Entertainment Briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Rare Plant Research hosting Art in the Garden Rare Plant Research will open its gates for the third-annual Art in the Garden Party this weekend in Oregon City. During the event, plein air…
SUBMITTED PHOTOS - Sabroso, formerly Toque Libre, will share its funk-Latin fusion music at Tanner Creek Park tonight.
Aug 11, 2016

SEE HEAR DO

by Pamplin Media Group
Get this week's concerts and outdoor performances on your calendar now The entertainment is free and fun! Pack a picnic or plan to purchase food from vendors at the events. Bring blankets or low…
SUBMITTED PHOTOS: TOPGOLF - Topgolf offers more than 100 hitting bays spread over three floors, with games for all ages and skill levels.
Aug 11, 2016

Topgolf tees up the fun factor

by Pamplin Media Group
International entertainment venue opens in Hillsboro Topgolf opened its doors in Hillsboro last week, marking the 28th location for the global sports entertainment giant. Topgolf is a unique…
Aug 11, 2016

Don't miss this year's Clackamas County Fair

by Pamplin Media Group
Fair opens Aug. 16 with something special planned each day The 110th-annual Clackamas County Fair and Rodeo opens Aug. 16 and continues through the 21. There is “Something Spectacular for…
Doman
Aug 11, 2016

Doman dances in Crater Lake National Park for book

by Pamplin Media Group
West Linn dancer participates in Dance Across the USA project West Linn dancer Mika Doman was photographed dancing in Crater Lake National Park for a national book showcasing dancers in national…
Aug 11, 2016

Entertainment Briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Go camping in Clackamas County parks Remember that Clackamas County parks are open for camping. If you need further incentive, you can watch free movies under the stars every Saturday night at…
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - The art of Lake Oswego artist Regina Atwood, including this piece titled Paris Nights, will be featured at Trainers Club during the month of August. Atwood is a plein air artist working in oil and watercolor. Her love of nature inspires the subjects and situations she paints, she says, adding that outdoor lighting is a wonderful teacher to bring compositions to life. Trainers Club is located at 333 S. State St. Visit between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. daily.
Aug 11, 2016

Atwood exhibiting at Trainer's Club

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SUBMITTED PHOTO - Lake Oswego artist Molly Reeves is exhibiting her art at the Sunriver Art Fair, to be held Aug. 12-14 in Sunriver.  Learn more online at sunriverartfair.com.
Aug 11, 2016

Reeves exhibiting art at Sunriver

by Pamplin Media Group
The 17th annual Iranian Festival will be held Aug. 6 in the Portland State University Park Blocks.
Aug 04, 2016

Entertainment Briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Plan to attend Iranian Festival Aug. 6 The 17th-annual Iranian Festival showcases the values and traditions of Persian arts, culture and heritage. And, the goal is to keep this vibrant culture…
SUBMITTED PHOTOS - The Junebugs will appear Aug. 4 at Tanner Creek Park as part of West Linns Music in the Park concert series. If you miss that show, or simple want to hear them again, catch their show Aug. 21 at Lake Oswegos Millennium Plaza Park.
Aug 04, 2016

SEE HEAR DO

by Pamplin Media Group
Get this week's concerts and outdoor performances on your calendar now The entertainment is free and fun! Pack a picnic or plan to purchase food from vendors at the events. Bring blankets or low…
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Frank Fritz, left, and Mike Wolfe of American Pickers will be coming to Oregon to film this summer. They are looking for leads and would love to explore your hidden treasures.
Aug 04, 2016

'American Pickers' coming to Oregon

by Pamplin Media Group
Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz looking for interesting people with interesting items Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and the team from the History Channel’s “American Pickers” are returning to Oregon. They…
Aug 04, 2016

Kiddie Capers Parade kicks off Clackamas County Fair

by Clackamas County Fair
Participants in parade get free admission to fair Kids and parents have a fun way to get free admission to opening day of this year’s Clackamas County Fair, by participating in the annual Kiddie…
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Broadway Rose Theatre Company presents A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum at the Deb Fennell Auditorium in Tigard through Aug. 21.
Aug 04, 2016

Broadway Rose presents 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the…

by Pamplin Media Group
Broadway Rose Theatre Company continues its 25th -anniversary season with “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” opening tonight at the Deb Fennell Auditorium. The company’s take on…
Aug 04, 2016

Arts Council seeking plein air artists

by Pamplin Media Group
The Arts Council of Lake Oswego invites artists to participate in its third annual Plein Air Lake Oswego being held Sept. 22-25 in multiple parks and public plazas around the City from sun-up to…
STAFF PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Because of her drive and talent, Natalie Mussotto of Lake Oswego is well on her way to a successful career in the art world.
Jul 28, 2016

Fresh faced Mussotto comes bursting into the art world

by Cliff Newell
Natalie Mussotto gets curating job fresh out of college Natalie Mussotto does not believe in being a struggling artist. She much prefers achieving success right away. And she has done this. With…
SUBMITTED PHOTO: TERRI LOWENTHAL - This braided rug, titled Domestic Integrities detail, was created by Fritz Haeg, one of the artists Jen Delos Reyes writes about in her book, Im Going to Live the Life I Sing About in My Song: How Artists Make and Live Lives of Meaning.
Jul 28, 2016

Marylhurst's Art Gym opening unique outdoor exhibit

by Pamplin Media Group
The Art Gym will present its first summer outdoor project, “I’m Going to Live the Life I Sing About in My Song,” by Jen Delos Reyes through July 31. Inspired by her newly released book, “I’m…
SUBMITTED PHOTOS - Australias First Lady of the Blues, Fiona Boyes, will present an evening of blues at Lake Theater and Cafe on Aug. 10.
Jul 28, 2016

Lake Theater will be 'Professin' the Blues'

by Pamplin Media Group
Lake Theater and Café will present “Professin’ the Blues,” “an evening of music, artistry and tales from the road,” with Fiona Boyes and Jimi Bott on Aug. 8. Join award-winning Australian blues…