Lakewood Theatre Company ends season with 'Godspell'

Lakewood Theatre Company ends season with 'Godspell'

Based on the Gospel according to St. Matthew, show to run April 28-June 11

Cool things to do this weekend in Lake Oswego and West Linn

Cool things to do this weekend in Lake Oswego and West Linn

Upcoming events include art shows, celebrations of International Beaver Day

Pepe Raphael and 3 Leg Torso together at last

Pepe Raphael and 3 Leg Torso together at last

Get tickets now for special May 1 concert at Lake Theater and Cafe

World of Speed honors  American muscle cars

World of Speed honors American muscle cars

Newly unveiled exhibit includes a 1970 Dodge Challenger Hemi Convertible

Lake Area Artists Show and Sale opens April 21

Lake Area Artists Show and Sale opens April 21

More than 400 original works of art will be available for purchase at the Lake Area Artists Show...

Vote for your favorite sculpture

Vote for your favorite sculpture

Vote to keep your favorite sculpture in the Gallery Without Walls. Ballots are due May 12.

Beaver Tales exhibit opens tomorrow with reception

Beaver Tales exhibit opens tomorrow with reception

The Arts Council of Lake Oswego celebrates International Beaver Day with the opening of its...

Preservation Society opens LO's newest, smallest museum

Preservation Society opens LO's newest, smallest museum

The Lake Oswego Preservation Society will open its new history center and museum this weekend.

Marylhurst Chamber Choir to compete in Grand Prix of Nations

Marylhurst Chamber Choir to compete in Grand Prix of Nations

Marylhurst Chamber Choir is preparing for another international competition, the Third...

LGPC 'pulls out all the stops' on organ renovation

LGPC 'pulls out all the stops' on organ renovation

Attend organ dedication concert at Lake Grove Presbyterian Church March 26

OCT presents 'Flora & Ulysses'

OCT presents 'Flora & Ulysses'

Lake Oswego's Darren Sze plays William Spiver in Oregon Children's Theatre's production of 'Flora...

Celebrate at Muddy Waters Birthday Bash on April 3

Celebrate at Muddy Waters Birthday Bash on April 3

Lake Theater and Cafe's Music Mondays concert series will host a Muddy Water's birthday bash on...

WL's Jean O'Donovan releases first book, art

WL's Jean O'Donovan releases first book, art

West Linn's Jean O'Donovan has released her first book, and is exhibiting art at West Linn library

Marylhurst Speaker Series sparks dialogue on social justice

Marylhurst Speaker Series sparks dialogue on social justice

Maryhurst University's Speaker Series will focus on social justice issues

Something for everyone at Holiday Gallery

Something for everyone at Holiday Gallery

Give everyone on your list a piece of art this year. The holiday gallery includes clothing and...

Santa  Sing-Along  set for  Nov. 26

Santa Sing-Along set for Nov. 26

Broadway Rose Theatre Company will present a Santa Sing-Along event you won't want to miss

Clay Circle artists to hold art show, sale

Clay Circle artists to hold art show, sale

West Linn artist Sara Swink and other artists from her Clay Circle Studio will hold a sale of...

Burn some calories before you feast

Burn some calories before you feast

Take part in West Linn's Turkey Trot, Trainer's Club's Calorie Crusher

Affiniti to present annual White Christmas gala

Affiniti to present annual White Christmas gala

Mary's Woods at Marylhurst will present Affiniti, Ireland's foremost Celtic classical trio, in...

'Carved by Nature' to open

'Carved by Nature' to open

David Haslett's stone sculptures and Larry N. Olson's photography on exhibit Nov. 4-19 The Arts...

'All the Marys' honors women, past and present

'All the Marys' honors women, past and present

Dance, music performances based on Ana De Orbegoso's paintings of Mary Portland dancer Luciana...

Oregon Guitar Quartet  to present concert

Oregon Guitar Quartet to present concert

Portland Classic Guitar Concert Series continues Oct. 28 at Wiegand Hall on Marylhurst campus As...

Frightful fun planned for Halloween

Frightful fun planned for Halloween

Halloween is a time to dress in costumes, host a party, carve a jack-o'-lantern and of course,...

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Lake Oswego's Entertainment Section

SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Portland Classic Guitar will present Antigoni Goni in concert at Marylhurst University May 3.
April 27, 2017

Portland Classic Guitar presents Antigoni Goni

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Hear Greek guitarist Antigoni Goni in concert at Marylhurst May 4.
Sake Samurai Marcus Pakiser
April 27, 2017

Cool things to do

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Looking for something to do this week or weekend? Check out our list of entertainment.
SUBMITTED PHOTOS  - Painter Jan Rimerman and stone sculptor Dave Haslett are hosting an art sale to benefit The Wetlands Conservancys Western pond turtle habitat in Nyberg Wetlands Preserve in Tualatin. This picture was taken on a recent trip to the Galapagos Islands.
April 27, 2017

Art sale to benefit The Wetlands Conservancy

by Barb Randall
Artists Jan Rimerman and Dave Haslett are opening their studio for a special art show and sale benefitting the new Western pond turtle habitat.


April 27, 2017

PCS announces 2017-18 season

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Portland Center Stage at The Armory has announced its 30th anniversary season
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Sake Samurai Marcus Pakiser will teach a Sake 101 class from 6-9 p.m. May 3 at Oregon Wine Reserve. Tickets are just $35.
April 27, 2017

Entertainment Briefs

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Special events you will want to attend. Tell your friends to attend them, too.
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Illusionist Jason Michaels will present his interactive magic live onstage at the Richard R. Brown Arts Center, 950 S.W. Fifth Ave. in Canby.
April 27, 2017

Illusionist Jason Michaels to perform May 4

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See Live on Stage Canby's show of Illusionist Jason Michaels May 4
The Stephanie Inn at Cannon Beach is offering edible adventures this spring and summer.
April 27, 2017

Stephanie Inn adds trips with tasty treats and more

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Calling all culinary enthusiasts. Stephanie Inn on the Oregon coast is offering edible adventures.
SUBMITTED PHOTOS  - Youll see big and small handmade musical instruments at the NW Handmade Musical Instrument Exhibit taking place April 29 and 30 at Marylhurst University.
April 27, 2017

Handmade musical instruments on exhibit this weekend

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Wondering how guitars and other bowed and string instruments are made? Learn at the Handmade Musical Instrument Exhibit this weekend.
April 20, 2017

Hear the Assad brothers in concert

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Internationally renowned guitarists Sérgio Assad and Odair Assad to perform April 27 in Portland
April 20, 2017

Auditions set for Lakewood Theatre Company's 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

by Barb Randall
Company to hold auditions for adult and child actors April 29-30
STAFF PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - From left, West Linn-Wilsonville middle school students Chance Kirk as Cogsworth, Nathalia Nicolade as The Wardrobe and Peyton Henry as Mrs. Potts star in 'Beauty and the Beast.'
April 20, 2017

Entertainment Briefs

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Upcoming events include community concert, middle school musical, benefit barbecue and bingo bash
April 20, 2017

Camerata PYP to present 'Music in The Pearl'

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Don't miss this performance by Hossein and Bobak Salehi with Portland Youth Philharmonic's chamber orchestra April 23
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Claire Blaylock, executive director of Clackamas County Historical Society, was invited to attend the Getty Leadership Institute.
April 13, 2017

MOOT Director Blaylock selected for prestigious Getty Program

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Clackamas County Historical Society Executive Director Claire Blaylock was invited to attend a special program run by the Getty Leadership Institute.
April 13, 2017

TPB offers evening of song

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The Portland Ballet invites the community to a fundraising evening of cabaret music
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Former Oregon Poet Laureate Paulann Petersen will read during the April 17 event celebrating National Poetry Month and honoring William Stafford.
April 13, 2017

LO library packed with fun in April

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Lake Oswego Public Library has several events planned during the month of April. Get them on your calendar
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Painter Molly Reeves wil exhibit her art at Trainers Club during the month of April. The public is invited to view it during regular hours of operation. This piece is titled Flower Field.
April 13, 2017

Molly Reeves' art at Trainer's Club

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Trainer's Club fitness studio enhances their club with art from area artists. Molly Reeves is currently showing her art at the club.
April 13, 2017

LTC to hold auditions for 'Visit to a Small Planet'

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Calling all actors - get ready for auditions for Lakewood Theatre Company's 'Visit to a Small Planet'
April 13, 2017

Buy books at WL Overstock Sale April 21-23

by Barb Randall
Want something new to read? Head to the Friends of the West Linn Library's Overstock Book Sale April 21-23
April 13, 2017

Entertainment Briefs

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Take special note of these entertainment briefs so you don't miss these events
April 13, 2017

See Lakewood's 'How Now, Dow Jones' this weekend

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Don't miss the next installment of the Lost Treasures Collection of plays - 'How Now Dow Jones'
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Dru Rutledge of Broadway Rose Theater plays Mary Magdalene and Scot Crandal of the Portland Opera plays Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar April 7 and 8.
April 06, 2017

Portland's finest singers present 'Jesus Christ Superstar'

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The rock opera 'Jesus Christ Superstar' will be presented by some of Portland's finest singers April 7 and 8.
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Helia Megowan rehearsing Nikiya solo from La Bayadere for Northwest Dance Theatres A Festival of Dance April 8 and 9.
April 03, 2017

NWDT to present 'A Festival of Dance'

by Barb Randall
Northwest Dance Theatre will present 'A Festival of Dance,' April 8 and 9 at PCC Sylvania's Performing Arts Center.
March 30, 2017

Entertainment Briefs

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Entertainment news of special interest. Don't miss these events!
SUBMITTED PHOTO: BLAKE WALES  - One of the three casts of actors in Young Professional's 'Orphans.'
March 23, 2017

OCT's Young Professionals to present 'Orphan'

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Young Professionals, a teen theater troupe of Oregon Children's Theatre, will present 'Orphans' April 14-20.
March 23, 2017

Entertainment Briefs

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Many entertaining events planned in coming weeks in the area. Get these on your calendar.

Don't miss the local news

SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Lake Oswego author Brian Doyle — author of Mink River, Children and Other Wild Animals, The Wet Engine, The Grail and many other books — is the recipient of this years John Burroughs Medal for Distinguished Nature Writing. He received the award for his young adult novel Martin Marten, only the second work of fiction to receive the medal in its 90-year history.  His new novel, The Adventures of John Carson in Several Quarters of the World, has just been published to rave reviews.
Mar 16, 2017

Doyle receives more honors

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Lake Oswego author Brian Doyle receives yet another award for his writing
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Oregon City author Hannah Gildea will read from her book Goulash Diaries: A Writers Adventures in Eastern Europe March 29 at Marys Woods. All are welcome to attend.
Mar 16, 2017

Gildea to read from 'Goulash Diaries'

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Oregon City author Hannah Gildea will share her experiences in Eastern Europe, captured in her book 'Goulash Diaries'
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Lake Oswego musician Daniel Work and his band The Noted has released Have a Wonderful Day. The cd features Angela Baldino on vocals and keyboards. John Dwyer on bass, Jeffrey Koch on electric guitars, Mike Snyder on drums and Work on vocals and acoustic guitar. Work is also the songwriter. You can listen to and purchase Have a Wonderful Day at CD Baby at the link cdbaby.com/cde/thenoted4. Work encourages all to please tell your friends, share it on social media and play it really loud. The Noted plays inspired rock about love, life and you. Learn more online at TheNoted.net, on Facebook.com/thenoted or YouTube.com/thenotedband.
Mar 16, 2017

The Noted releases 'Have a Wonderful Day'

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Daniel Work and The Noted have released a new CD. Hear it today
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Portland Community College will present the musical In the Heights March 10-19. Pictured in foreground is Mason Congeyer as Benny, surrounded by Lauren Hernandez-Lamont (upper left) as Carla, Brice Schmietenknop (lower left) as Vanessa, Hannah Thorton (middle right) as Daniela and Jad Tate as Nina Rosario.
Mar 16, 2017

'In the Heights' to open at PCC

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Portland Community College's Theatre Arts Program will present 'In the Heights'
Mar 16, 2017

Entertainment Briefs

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Mark these events on your calendar and support the arts in our community.
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Aage Nielsen, left, and Christopher Wicks will present a concert of medieval to modern music at Emmanuel Presbyterian Church on March 26.
Mar 16, 2017

Ensemble Alto to perform at EPC March 26

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Emmanuel Presbyterian Church will present Ensemble Altos March 26
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - The Whiskey Darlings will perform in a special benefit concert March 20 at Lake Theater & Cafe.
Mar 09, 2017

Concert to benefit refugees

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The Whiskey Darlings and other local musicians will host Bridge Over Troubled Water, a benefit concert for refugees and immigrants March 20
SUBMITTED PHOTO: KATE SZROM - Lauren Weedman, who took the city by storm with The Peoples Republic of Portland, is back once again for the world premiere of her first music-based production Lauren Weedman Doesnt Live Here Anymore. Weedman's current obsessions include love and heartbreak; big hair and tight jeans; Loretta Lynn and John Prince; or songs she thinks make her look skinny and appropriately tragic. The hilarious and versatile Lauren Weedman knows a thing of two about love gone wrong. Shes ready to sing her heart out about it and tell you a few tall tales too. Lauren Weedman Doesnt Live Here Anymore was commissioned by Portland Center Stage at The Armory, and workshopped at the companys annual festival of new works, JAW: A Playwrights Festival. The production will run on The Armorys U.S. Band Main Stage in conjunction with another music-based world premiere, Wild and Reckless, written and performed by Blitzen Trapper. The Armorys Associate Artistic Director Rose Riordan will direct the production. Tim Sonnefeld will provide music direction and join Weedman on stage to play guitar, along with Ji Tanzer on drums.  The production runs March 17 through April 30. Tickets range in price from $25 to $75. To purchase tickets or learn more, visit pcs.org or call the box office at 503-445-3700. The box office is located inside The Armory at 128 N.W. 11th Ave. in Portlands Pearl District.
Mar 09, 2017

Laura Weedman sings about love, heartbreak

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The Armory will present ' Lauren Weedman Doesnt Live Here Anymore'
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Lake Oswego resident Estee Raviv has released Oy Vey Vegan. The book is available at Amazon.com and on her website, Esteeskitchen.com.
Mar 09, 2017

Estee Raviv releases 'Oy Vey Vegan'

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Lake Oswego woman shares love of food, culture and art in new cookbook
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Poet Derrick Austin will read from his book Trouble the Water on March 15 at 6 p.m. in Frank Manor House on the Lewis & Clark campus. The event is free and open to all.
Mar 09, 2017

Attend events at Lewis & Clark

by Barb Randall
Lewis and Clark College invites the public to take part in their cultural and athletic programs.
Mar 09, 2017

Entertainment Briefs

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Don't miss these special events and opportunities
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - What do we risk when we express ourselves through music, painting or other art forms? What do we give up and what do we gain crafting something? To what extent is exposure desirable? Join artist and educator Jason Graham — a slam poetry champion and speaker who performs hip hop as MOsley WOtta — for a conversation exploring the relationship between self-expression and vulnerability. Clackamas Community College will host What We Risk from 1-2:30 p.m. March 18 in Roger Rook, Room 200 on the Oregon City campus, 19600 Molalla Ave. Graham is a Chicago-born, Oregon-based artist and educator and is currently an art ambassador for Rise Up International. He has been a TEDx speaker and performer and has shared the stage with Ghostface Killah, Saul Williams and Talib Kweli. Most recently, Graham was a journalist for Vice magazine in Nauru, an island country in Micronesia. This free event is an Oregon Humanities 2016-17 Conversation project. For more information, contact Justin Montgomery at justin.montgomery@clackamas.edu or call 503-594-3160.
Mar 09, 2017

Learn what is risked with art

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Marylhurst University hosting artist to share information on risks involved with creating art
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Oregon Trail Band Music Director Cal Scott will present a rare solo concert March 11 at Winona Grange, 8340 S.W. Seneca St., Tualatin. Scott plays a variety of instruments including cornet, mandolin, guitar and keyboard, and has been a composer, producer and leader of musical ensembles for more than 25 years. He has composed scores for more than 40 Public Broadcast System documentaries and films in visitor centers in national parks. He also records and performs with Irish fiddler Kevin Burke. The show begins at 7:30 p.m., and doors open at 6:45p.m. Tickets are $16 in advance or $20 at the door. Purchase by calling 800-838-3006 or visit brownpapertickets.com/event/2716981.
Mar 09, 2017

Cal Scott to play solo concert

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Don't miss this Celtic concert
Mar 09, 2017

Spend spring break at the library

by Barb Randall
You'll find many fun events during spring break and the rest of March at the Lake Oswego Public Library
KASHA WATTS - Ballet instructor Kasha Watts will begin teaching ballet at Lakewood Center March 8. Free classes are available for first time students in March.
Mar 06, 2017

Lakewood Center offering ballet classes

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Ballet instructor Kasha Watts will teach creative movement, pre-ballet and ballet at Lakewood Center for the Arts.
SUBMITTED PHOTO - West Linn musicians and husband-and-wife duo Mark Hanson and Greta Pedersen will play a CD release concert Saturday in celebration of Then & Now.
Mar 02, 2017

Hanson, Pedersen release new CD

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West Linn husband-and-wife musicians Mark Hanson and Greta Pedersen will present a cd release party concert March 4.
SUBMITTED PHOTOS: TRIUMPH PHOTOGRAPHY - From left are: Marilyn Stacey, David Sikking, Don Alder and Sarah Lucht in Lakewood Theatre Companys production of Yasmina Rezas God of Carnage, opening tonight at Lakewood Center for the Arts.
Mar 02, 2017

'God of Carnage' opens tonight at Lakewood Theatre Company

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Lakewood Theatre Company will open 'God of Carnage' tonight.
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Los Romeros, known as the Royal Family of the Guitar, will present a concert March 10 at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall in Portland. The classical guitarists will lead a master class at Marylhurst the next day.
Mar 02, 2017

Hear Los Romeros in concert

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The classic guitar group Los Romeros will present a concert March 10 and a master class at Marylhurst University March 11
SUBMITTED PHOTO: MALAPARTE PRODUCTIONS  - This is a photo from the Point of View documentary Tea Time, which tells the tale of community as illustrated by five Chilean women.
Mar 02, 2017

Films on 43 showing 'Tea Time'

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Emmanuel Presbyterian Church will resume the Films on 43 series with a screening of 'Tea Time' March 10
Mar 02, 2017

Entertainment Briefs

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Hear 'Sounds of the Sea' concert and view Ritual Unmoored, a ceramic exhibit of abstract sculptures
Mar 02, 2017

Total solar eclipse coming to Oregon

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Oregon will be the first to witness the total eclipse of the sun Aug. 21.
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - PYP alumni Roger Kaza is now the principal horn of the St. Louis Symphony. Kaza will play with the PYP in its Winter Concert.
Mar 02, 2017

St. Louis Symphony's Kaza to play with PYP

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Portland Youth Philharmonic alum Roger Kaza to play with PYP March 4