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PNW Sculptors hosting International Sculpture Day PDX

Pacific Northwest Sculptors will host an International Sculpture Day PDX from 6-10 p.m. April 23 at Roll Up Photo Studio and Gallery, 1715 S.E. Spokane St., Portland. The event features artist talks and the creation of a living sculpture with improvisational movement by Creative Dance Portland, followed by a dance party.

Admission is free. To learn more, visit sculpture.org.

Willamette Falls Symphony to present spring concert

Willamette Falls Symphony will present a concert celebrating a Russian spring at 3 p.m. April 24. The program includes a Russian overture by Rimsky-Korsakov, the symphonic picture “The Spring” by Glazunov and Tchaikovsky’s “Symphony No. 6 (Pathetique).”

The concert will be at the Oregon City United Methodist Church, 18955 South End Road, Oregon City. Tickets will be available at the door for $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and students. Children younger 12 are free.

For more information visit http://www.willamettefallssymphony.org or call 503-632-7267.

Portland Handweavers Guild Sale set for April 22-24

The Portland Handweavers Guild will hold its annual sale showcasing the work of more than 40 regional textile artists April 22-24 at Oregon Convention Center, 777 N.E. Martin Luther King Blvd., Portland. Sale hours are 10 a.m.-7 p.m. April 22, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. April 23 and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 24. Admission is free.

The event is part of the sixth annual Gathering of the Guilds which features the creations of more than 150 artists from the region’s premiere art guilds including the Creative Metal Arts Guild, the Oregon Glass Guild, the Guild of Oregon Woodworkers and the Portland Bead Society.

Learn more online at http://www.portlandhandweaversguild.org.

Gannon to hold mixed media workshop

Artist Melissa Gannon will hold a mixed media workshop from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. April 30 at the Gladstone Senior Center, 1050 Portland Ave., Gladstone. Cost is $55.

To register or learn more, call Gannon at 503-557-3963.

Leslie Cheney-Parr exhibiting art in April

Lake Oswego artist Leslie Cheney-Parr is exhibiting her art at a number of venues this spring. The venues include:

  • Lake Area Artists 50th anniversary show and sale April 22-24 at Lakewood Center for the Arts, 368 S. State St., Lake Oswego. The building hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

  • Watercolor Society of Oregon’s 50th anniversary celebration exhibition through May 23 at the Oregon Garden Resort, 895 W. Main St. in Silverton. It’s available for viewing 24 hours a day.

  • Clackamas County Art Alliance’s exhibit at the Social Services Gallery on the first floor of the Public Services Building, 2051 Kaen Road, Oregon City. Building hours are 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday to Thursday.

    Learn more online at http://www.cheneyparr.com or call Cheney-Parr at 503-668-7401.

    Portland Classic Guitar concert set for April 29

    Portland Classic Guitar will present Grammy-award winning Los Angeles Guitar Quartet at 8 p.m. April 29 at First Congregational Church,1126 S.W. Park Ave. in Portland.

    The quartet will present a master class from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. April 30 at Flavia Hall on the Marylhurst University campus, 17600 S.W. Pacific Hwy.

    Tickets for the concert range from $37 -$52. To order tickets and register for the master class visit http://www.portlandclassicguitar.com or call 503-654-0082.

    Brooks Gardens open now until June 15

    The public is invited to visit the 1,000-variety historic bearded iris collection and strolls through the peony fields to view more than 300 varieties of peonies at Brooks Gardens, located at 6219 Topaz St., N.E. in Brooks, just north of Salem.

    There is no charge to visit the gardens.

    Hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily through June 15. Cut peonies, bouquets and potted peonies and iris plants will be available for purchase.

    Planting and growing tips will also be provided.

    Brooks Gardens is a local, family-owned and operated farm. For more information, call 503-393-7999 or visit http://www.brooksgardens.com.

    Chautauqua Community Chorus to present concerts

    The Chautauqua Community Chorus will present its spring concerts at 7 p.m. April 23 and 3 p.m. April 24 at St. Stephen Lutheran Church, 290 W. Gloucester in Gladstone.

    Admission is free, though a freewill offering will be taken to benefit local and international charities.

    To learn more, call 503-656-8194.

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