Bits & Pieces
Aviation lovers and aspiring pilots of all ages are invited to Open Cockpit Day, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, May 27, at Pearson Field in Vancouver, Washington.
It's an opportunity to see historic planes up close, climb into the cockpit of vintage aircraft, and take a turn "flying" in the flight simulator lab at the Education Center, and other activities.
It's free to attend. Pearson Field Education Center is located at the airport at 201A East Reserve St.
For more: www.fortvan.org.
Oaks Park vid
Portland songstress Lilla has made a video for her disco-inspired song "Crystal Love," featuring Toronto producer Mario Ochoa. It was filmed at Oaks Park skating rink. It can be seen on YouTube.
Lilla and Esperanza Spalding once played in the same band.
Lilla released her second album, "The Awakening," and toured last year. "Crystal Love" has landed in the top 10 of the British dance club charts.
For more on Lilla: www.lilladmone.com.
The Risk/Reward Festival of New Performance, June 23-25 at Artists Repertory Theatre's Alder Stage, has announced its lineup for the festival of theater, music, dance and performance art:
Linda Austin Dance, "A world, a world," Portland; Queen Shmooquan, "Queen Shmooquan. Dark Wave." Seattle; Pam Tzeng, "A Meditation on the End" by Jo-Lee, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Pepper Pepper, "Diva Practice," Portland; Donal Mosher and Shannon Stewart, "Strange Gardens," Portland/New Orleans; Kiana Harris, "Divine," Seattle.
For more: www.risk-reward.org.