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NEWS-TIMES PHOTOS: JOHN MYERS - Nick Blight, 28, moved to Forest Grove from Idaho two years ago to study optometry at Pacific University. He has a previous degree in art from Brigham Young University.
October 07, 2015

Plein Air painters add color to gray day

by Pamplin Media Group
Event broadens from Hillsboro last year to whole county this year The annual Plein Air painting competition broke loose from Hillsboro…
October 07, 2015

County museum hires new coordinator

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Aaron Racicot has been hired as the Washington County Museum’s guest services coordinator. Racicot is now responsible for admissions,…
COURTESY PHOTOS: CASEY CAMPBELL PHOTOGRAPHY - Cassie Greer as Caroline, Jessi Walters as Mary Agnes and Joey Copsey as Mike take on tough roles in The Best of Everything, a play adapted from the controversial 1958 novel about women trying to balance it all.
September 23, 2015

Bag&Baggage asks: Have we really come a long way, baby?

by Tina Arth
We’ve all seen “9 to 5,” “Mad Men” and countless other dramedies dealing with sexism and gender inequity in the culture of American…
COURTESY PHOTO - Paul Roder plays John Barrymore and Benjamin Philip plays Andrew Rally in the comedy I Hate Hamlet, on stage now in downtown Hillsboro.
September 11, 2015

There's lots to love in HART's 'I Hate Hamlet'

by Tina Arth
Strong cast, funny script make unknown play a hit Bard lovers, Bard haters and even the Bard-indifferent should all find something to…
September 09, 2015

Art briefs

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CCWC grant cycle opens The Cultural Coalition of Washington County (CCWC) opened its grant cycle this week. Washington County based…
COURTESY PHOTO - The Wicked Tinkers bring drums, pipes and high energy to Forest Grove this weekend.
September 09, 2015

Tinkers offer wicked fun Friday

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The Wicked Tinkers are bringing their thundering drumbeats, wild piping and all the energy of a Tribal Celtic explosion to Forest…
COURTESY PHOTOS: CASEY CAMPBELL PHOTOGRAPHY - The women working in the typing pool experience all the ups and downs of being a woman in the workplace in The Best of Everything.
September 09, 2015

Hillsboro play addresses sexism, wage gap

by Stephanie Haugen
For all those fans of 1950s fashion and drama, stop by Bag&Baggage Productions’ latest show, “The Best of Everything.” The play is…
COURTESY PHOTO - Lifetime Arts provides creative classes to aging communities.
September 02, 2015

Free art classes available to older adults

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The North Plains Public Library will host an eight-week workshop series for adults age 55 and older who want to learn drawing,…
NEWS-TIMES FILE PHOTO - The Forest Grove Library Foundation fundraises for projects like Mollies Garden, a glass art installation highlighted by the skylight.
August 26, 2015

Support library projects at Grand Lodge

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A “friends and family night” is scheduled at McMenamins Grand Lodge Tuesday, Sept. 1, in support of the Forest Grove Library…
NEWS-TIMES FILE PHOTO - The parade Friday night is one of the most popular Wapato Showdown events in Gaston.
August 19, 2015

Parade, car show, steak feed mark annual Wapato Showdown

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Gaston’s biggest event of the year is back with old traditions. The annual Wapato Showdown will take place Friday, Aug. 21, and…

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