Combines, dust mark Banks Bar-B-Que

Combines, dust mark Banks Bar-B-Que

A crowd of 6,000 raises funds for park during annual event It was a perfect weekend for the...

Play has 'great songs' and 'no dark side'

Play has 'great songs' and 'no dark side'

Forest Grove's C.A.S.T. presents 'Into the Woods Jr.' When “Into the Woods” made its...

Immigrant brings slice of Indonesia to county

Immigrant brings slice of Indonesia to county

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Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Penny Forrest is a full-time artist, working mostly with oils on boards.
August 27, 2014

Artists come together

by Joann Boatwright
Green 'cabbies' join forces for upcoming events “If not now, when?” Penny Forrest asked herself. So, 10 years ago she quit her job and embarked on the journey of a full-time artist, hungry to…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Next weeks First Wednesday includes a reception for Liz Walker, who will display her paintings at Summa Real Estate.
August 27, 2014

First Wednesday brings sweet words, fun, art

by (none)
Next Wednesday brings another First Wednesday celebration to Forest Grove with art receptions, local authors and special activities at the farmers market. Summa Real Estate, 2012 Main St., will…
August 20, 2014

Author to talk about 'uncomfortable details'

by Joann Boatwright
Poet, memoirist and performance artist Leanne Grabel will be at Hillsboro Public Library’s Conversations With Writers series Monday, Aug. 25. Grabel is no stranger to live audiences: She’s also…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES FILE PHOTO - Big Ron Sabin of Cornelius will play at the Unger Farm Store this summer, where they are now hosting music and serving wine and beer on select summer nights.
August 20, 2014

Farm store hosts 'Savor the Summer'

by Stephanie Haugen
The Unger Farm Store, 34880 S.W. Johnson School Road in Cornelius, is now a music venue. The Ungers are hosting their Savor the Summer Series with weekend music, food, and wine and beer. Friday,…
August 13, 2014

County quilt trail slowly headed this way

by Stephanie Haugen
Pair of hearings set before event can come to fruition Organizers of the Washington County Quilt Barn Trail are inching toward seeing their dreams come to fruition. They were hoping to start…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Ken Dembo (top row left), Ravyn Jazper-Hawke, Tory Mitchell (top row right), Elizabeth Houghton (lower right), Sarah Keyes Chang (lower left) will bring Molieres classic tale, The Would-be Gentleman to life in Hillsboro.
August 13, 2014

Regional event features Smith's work

by Joann Boatwright
Moliere's 'Gentleman' sets performances on Civic Center steps Theater Masque Alfresco brings “The Would-be Gentleman,” Moliere’s satire on social climbing, to the steps of the Hillsboro Civic…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTOS: JIM FOLTS - Last years outdoor Willamette Shakespeare production of Romeo & Juliet was at Stoller Vineyards in Dayton.
August 06, 2014

'Twelfth Night' in Forest Grove is three nights

by Joann Boatwright
Outdoor Shakespeare comes to Montinore Shakespeare, wine and food will be served this weekend at Montinore Estates, as the winery holds its annual outdoor summer celebration with the Bard’s…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES FILE PHOTO - Children at last years Summer Fest dressed up for dancing, one of many fun activities that will return this year, along with face painting, pony rides and more.
August 06, 2014

Celebrate the season at Summer Fest

by (none)
Join Forest Grove public safety officers and parishioners of St. Anthony Catholic Church for a blowout summer festival this Sunday, Aug. 10, from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the field at the…
August 06, 2014

Art briefs

by Stephanie Haugen
Philharmonic looks for musicians The Pacific University Philharmonic is recruiting members. Their first tenth-season rehearsal is Wednesday, Aug. 27. Rehearsals are Wednesdays from 7 to 10 p.m.…
July 30, 2014

Another labour of love from Bag & Baggage

by Tina Arth and Darrell Baker
Local adaptation cuts to the chase Bag & Baggage’s artistic director, Scott Palmer, has worked his magic scissors on yet another of Bill Shakespeare’s overblown fancies — in this case, the much…

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by: COURTESY PHOTO - Cindy Vandehey-Parry is ready to reign during her eighth year as North Plains Elephant Garlic Festival Queen.
Jul 30, 2014

Stinky summer tradition brings back classics

by Joann Boatwright
n 17th annual garlic festival hits North Plains Aug. 8-10 Cool garlic ice cream, sweet, crunchy garlic brittle and savory burgers stuffed with garlic are on the menu at the 17th Annual North…
by: COURTESY PHOTO: CHARLES WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY - Madam Shamhat, played by Sarah Ominski, leads her dancing girls and townsfolk on the stage.
Jul 23, 2014

HART stage flooded with young talent

by Karlyn Weaver
HART Theatre’s current production of “Crazy Old Man” follows Noah, played wonderfully by Nick Hamilton, through his trials and tribulations in building the Ark. In this new musical version of…
by: COURTESY PHOTO - The women in this adaptation of Love Labours Lost are strong and powerful, yet still sexy.
Jul 23, 2014

My kingdom for a Vespa

by David Roza
n Hillsboro director takes Shakespeare to 1960s Italy Have you had too much “Hamlet?” Are Romeo and Juliet droning on too long? Or perhaps you’ve grown mad with “Macbeth”? Worry not, Shakespeare…
by: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - Betsy the cow and Megan Sprute, the Washington County Dairy Princess-Ambassador, were decked out in red, white and blue for this years Fourth of July parade in downtown Hillsboro.
Jul 23, 2014

Dairy women say Aging fiberglass bovine has 'a lot of miles on…

by Kathy Fuller
n With county fair looming, folks share memories of Betsy the cow It’s county fair time. That got us here at the News-Times talking about memories of the fair over the years. One favorite memory…
by: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Garrett, Ray and Rick Baldwin all have classic cars.
Jul 17, 2014

RIDING ON NOSTALGIA

by Caitlin Feldman
Three members of the Baldwin family will cruise into the 42nd annual Concours d'Elegance Ray Baldwin has owned hundreds of cars. A picture of each one hangs on a wall in his Beaverton home,…
by: COURTESY OF JP CUTLER MEDIA - The Northwest String Summit rocked Hornings Hideout in North Plains last year, and it returns July 17 to 20.
Jul 16, 2014

A MEETING of MUSICAL MINDS

by Rob Cullivan
Northwest String Summit brings bluegrass to Horning's Hideout July 17-20 Horning’s Hideout in North Plains hosts one of the most popular summer roots music fests around, the 13th annual…
by: COURTESY PHOTO - There are two upcoming opportunities in Hillsboro for folks who want to experience the stage.
Jul 16, 2014

It's never too late to give local theater a try

by Joann Boatwright
Senior workshop comes to Hillsboro senior center Local seniors can discover their inner actor — or perhaps their inner ham — in two events planned this summer by the Walters Cultural Arts Center…
by: COURTESY IMAGE - Summer childrens theater camp participants are putting on productions to show off their hard work.
Jul 16, 2014

Kids hit the stage at TITG

by (none)
Local kids have been practicing long and hard to get ready for the stage this summer — some even working to make their acting debuts. As part of Theatre in the Grove’s Children’s After School…
by: COURTESY PHOTO - The 234th Army Band tours Oregon and will make a stop in Cornelius this month.
Jul 09, 2014

Free Cornelius events aim to connect community

by (none)
The city of Cornelius is hosting free concerts and outdoor movie screenings throughout the summer in an effort to connect community members. July 20 will bring the first of two free concerts.…
by: COURTESY PHOTOS - A cast of about 30 make Crazy Old Man by local playwrights come to life for the frist time.
Jul 09, 2014

Local writers' Noah musical makes world debut

by Cindy Dauer
'Crazy Old Man' premieres at HART Theatre this weekend You may be familiar with the story of Noah’s Ark, but you have never heard the story told this way. Vaudeville-style villains, heartfelt…



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