Polka Dot Express ready to again glamorize big show

Polka Dot Express ready to again glamorize big show

Polka Dot Express ready to again glamorize big show If you happen to catch a member of the Polka...

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Aug. 25, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Music in the Park concert series presents The Paul Creighton Project, a...

Oregon Ballet Theatre holding open house

Oregon Ballet Theatre holding open house

All welcome to tour studio Aug. 31 The School of Oregon Ballet Theatre will host a grand opening...

Fresh faced Mussotto comes bursting into the art world

Fresh faced Mussotto comes bursting into the art world

Natalie Mussotto gets curating job fresh out of college Natalie Mussotto does not believe in...

Marylhurst's Art Gym opening unique outdoor exhibit

Marylhurst's Art Gym opening unique outdoor exhibit

The Art Gym will present its first summer outdoor project, “I’m Going to Live the Life...

Lake Theater will be 'Professin' the Blues'

Lake Theater will be 'Professin' the Blues'

Lake Theater and Café will present “Professin’ the Blues,” “an evening of...

Lake Oswego native brings his band back to town for fifth gig, July 23

Lake Oswego native brings his band back to town for fifth gig, July 23

Blind to Reason plays Make Oswego Great Again Mayor's Ball Extravaganza on July 23 A San...

'Odysseo' adds additional show dates

'Odysseo' adds additional show dates

Because of strong ticket sales in Oregon, the producers of “Odysseo” have added an...

CRT premiering 'One Slight Hitch'

CRT premiering 'One Slight Hitch'

Come enjoy a comedy about a wedding day gone completely and spectacularly awry. Clackamas...

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Get this week's concerts and outdoor performances on your calendar now The entertainment is free...

Majestic horses take center stage in 'Odysseo'

Majestic horses take center stage in 'Odysseo'

Eight different breeds are used in a $30 million production under the Big Top in South Waterfront...

Lakewood presents premiere of 'Nine'

Lakewood presents premiere of 'Nine'

64th season opener is a Tony Award-winning musical Lakewood Theatre Company opens its 64th season...

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SUBMITTED PHOTO - Greg Shilling, Eric Nepon and Andy Barrett in Funhouse Lounges Stranded opens Aug. 12.
August 25, 2016

See 'Stranded' at Funhouse Lounge

by Pamplin Media Group
Comedy is improvised mashup of 'Gilligan's Island' and 'Lost' The Funhouse Improvisers will present the premiere of its next pop culture-inspired improvised show “Stranded” weekends through Sept. 3. What if the castaways…
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Golden State-Lone Star Blues Revue will play at Lake Theater and Cafe on Sept. 6. The band includes (from left): Little Charlie Baty, Mark Hummel, Anson Funderburgh, with Wes Starr on drums and RW Grigsby on bass.
August 25, 2016

Golden State to play at Lake Theater

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Blues super-group Golden State-Lone Star Blues Revue will play at Lake Theater and Cafe on Sept. 6 to celebrate the release of its self-titled debut album. The band features Grammy-nominated harp blower/vocalist and…
COURTESY: GORMAN STUDIO - Belly, which injected a welcome dose of ethereal melody into the grungy mid-90s post-grunge music scene, reunited this year. The Boston-birthed band - comprising, from left, Chris Gorman, Tanya Donelly, Gail Greenwood and Tom Gorman - returns to Portland on Saturday to perform at Revolution Hall.
August 24, 2016

Belly bounces back, rises again

by Shannon O. Wells
Tanya Donelly shares her full-circle experience with reunited '90s alt-rock heroes The 1990s alt-rock scene is commonly caricatured as dominated by the Seattle-based grunge sounds of Nirvana and Pearl Jam, but the floodgates…


SUBMITTED ART - The logo of Battle of the Books.
August 18, 2016

WL Library big on Battle of the Books

by Rebecca Mayer
If you have a kid in West Linn, it’s likely you’ve heard about Oregon Battle of the Books. The statewide literary trivia tournament occurs every year, and here at the West Linn Public Library we know that West Linn kids are…
August 18, 2016

LTC holding auditions for "Murder on the Nile"

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Lakewood Theatre Company will have open auditions for Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Nile” on Aug. 27 and 28. Director Nancy McDonald is seeking 12 actors; five women, ages 20-60; and seven men in the same age bracket.…
SUBMITTED PHOTO: - Huberto Maestas and his grandson Amyas Maestas will attend the Unveil Your Art! celebration in Lake Oswego for the Gallery Without Walls. Both artists have sculpures that will be included in the outdoor exhibit.
August 18, 2016

Wait is over! Attend Unveil Your Art!

by Barb Randall
New sculptures in Gallery Without Walls to be unveiled Sunday The wait is nearly over. The new sculptures in the Gallery Without Walls will be revealed Sunday, Aug. 21 during a special celebration at Millennium Plaza Park…
SUBMITTED PHOTOS - Rock violinist Aaron Meyer will perform Aug. 19 at Lajos Balogh Performance Shell at Marylhurst University. The concert is free and begins at 7 p.m.
August 18, 2016

SEE HEAR DO

by Barb Randall
The free family entertainment in local parks and venues will draw to a close soon. Get these events on your calendar, so you can enjoy every last note of the summer concerts and theater offerings. Following is the last of…
August 18, 2016

Entertainment Briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Rare Plant Research hosting Art in the Garden Rare Plant Research will open its gates for the third-annual Art in the Garden Party this weekend in Oregon City. During the event, plein air artists will be painting throughout…
SUBMITTED PHOTOS - Sabroso, formerly Toque Libre, will share its funk-Latin fusion music at Tanner Creek Park tonight.
August 11, 2016

SEE HEAR DO

by Pamplin Media Group
Get this week's concerts and outdoor performances on your calendar now The entertainment is free and fun! Pack a picnic or plan to purchase food from vendors at the events. Bring blankets or low sand chairs and enjoy an…
SUBMITTED PHOTOS: TOPGOLF - Topgolf offers more than 100 hitting bays spread over three floors, with games for all ages and skill levels.
August 11, 2016

Topgolf tees up the fun factor

by Pamplin Media Group
International entertainment venue opens in Hillsboro Topgolf opened its doors in Hillsboro last week, marking the 28th location for the global sports entertainment giant. Topgolf is a unique entertainment experience,…
August 11, 2016

Don't miss this year's Clackamas County Fair

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Fair opens Aug. 16 with something special planned each day The 110th-annual Clackamas County Fair and Rodeo opens Aug. 16 and continues through the 21. There is “Something Spectacular for Everyone” at this year’s fair, to be…
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August 11, 2016

Doman dances in Crater Lake National Park for book

by Pamplin Media Group
West Linn dancer participates in Dance Across the USA project West Linn dancer Mika Doman was photographed dancing in Crater Lake National Park for a national book showcasing dancers in national parks in each of the 50…
August 11, 2016

Entertainment Briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Go camping in Clackamas County parks Remember that Clackamas County parks are open for camping. If you need further incentive, you can watch free movies under the stars every Saturday night at Barton Park and Metzler Park.…
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - The art of Lake Oswego artist Regina Atwood, including this piece titled Paris Nights, will be featured at Trainers Club during the month of August. Atwood is a plein air artist working in oil and watercolor. Her love of nature inspires the subjects and situations she paints, she says, adding that outdoor lighting is a wonderful teacher to bring compositions to life. Trainers Club is located at 333 S. State St. Visit between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. daily.
August 11, 2016

Atwood exhibiting at Trainer's Club

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SUBMITTED PHOTO - Lake Oswego artist Molly Reeves is exhibiting her art at the Sunriver Art Fair, to be held Aug. 12-14 in Sunriver.  Learn more online at sunriverartfair.com.
August 11, 2016

Reeves exhibiting art at Sunriver

by Pamplin Media Group
The 17th annual Iranian Festival will be held Aug. 6 in the Portland State University Park Blocks.
August 04, 2016

Entertainment Briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Plan to attend Iranian Festival Aug. 6 The 17th-annual Iranian Festival showcases the values and traditions of Persian arts, culture and heritage. And, the goal is to keep this vibrant culture flourishing. The event will…
SUBMITTED PHOTOS - The Junebugs will appear Aug. 4 at Tanner Creek Park as part of West Linns Music in the Park concert series. If you miss that show, or simple want to hear them again, catch their show Aug. 21 at Lake Oswegos Millennium Plaza Park.
August 04, 2016

SEE HEAR DO

by Pamplin Media Group
Get this week's concerts and outdoor performances on your calendar now The entertainment is free and fun! Pack a picnic or plan to purchase food from vendors at the events. Bring blankets or low sand chairs and enjoy an…
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Frank Fritz, left, and Mike Wolfe of American Pickers will be coming to Oregon to film this summer. They are looking for leads and would love to explore your hidden treasures.
August 04, 2016

'American Pickers' coming to Oregon

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Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz looking for interesting people with interesting items Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and the team from the History Channel’s “American Pickers” are returning to Oregon. They plan to film episodes of the…
August 04, 2016

Kiddie Capers Parade kicks off Clackamas County Fair

by Clackamas County Fair
Participants in parade get free admission to fair Kids and parents have a fun way to get free admission to opening day of this year’s Clackamas County Fair, by participating in the annual Kiddie Capers Parade on Aug. 16 in…
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Broadway Rose Theatre Company presents A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum at the Deb Fennell Auditorium in Tigard through Aug. 21.
August 04, 2016

Broadway Rose presents 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum'

by Pamplin Media Group
Broadway Rose Theatre Company continues its 25th -anniversary season with “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” opening tonight at the Deb Fennell Auditorium. The company’s take on this light, fast-paced,…
August 04, 2016

Arts Council seeking plein air artists

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The Arts Council of Lake Oswego invites artists to participate in its third annual Plein Air Lake Oswego being held Sept. 22-25 in multiple parks and public plazas around the City from sun-up to sun-down. To participate,…
July 21, 2016

Do a little armchair traveling to Brazil

by Cheryl Hill
Rio de Janeiro in Brazil is host to the Summer Olympics in August, and it is the first time a city in South America has ever hosted an Olympics. Want to learn more about Brazil, and read some novels that are set there? The…
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - 'That's Me in the Bar' is A.J. Croces acclaimed album, first released in 1996. Croce will present a concert of the songs on the album Aug. 1 at Lake Theater and Cafe in Lake Oswego.
July 21, 2016

A.J. Croce presents concert

by Pamplin Media Group
Concert celebrates 20th anniversary and re-release of 'That's Me in the Bar' Fresh off the release of his most ambitious project yet, A.J. Croce is celebrating the 20th anniversary of his acclaimed album, “That’s Me in the…
July 21, 2016

Entertainment Briefs

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Newberg Community Band to perform The Newberg Community Band will perform at the Old Fashioned Festival from 1-2 p.m. July 31. The band will play marches, a Big Band medley, music from “The Lion King” and “Home Stretch” by…
REVIEW, TIDINGS PHOTO: CLIFF NEWELL - Author Jack Estes displays his new novel A Soldiers Son, a book about a father fighting to prevent his son from repeating his own experience in the Vietnam War.
July 21, 2016

Helping soldiers to heal

by Cliff Newell
Father-son trauma is subject of new Estes book Serving in the Vietnam War turned Jack Estes’ soul inside out. He has been on a journey to find healing ever since. Now, the Lake Oswego-based journalist has written “A…

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SUBMITTED PHOTO - Masque Alfresco will present The Trickster of Seville on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings at George Rogers Park through Aug. 7.
Jul 21, 2016

SEE HEAR DO

by Pamplin Media Group
Get this week's concerts and outdoor performances on your calendar now The entertainment is free and fun! Pack a picnic or plan to purchase food from vendors at the events. Bring blankets or low…
Jul 14, 2016

Entertainment Briefs

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Cheney-Parr showing art at Sandy library Lake Oswego artist Leslie Cheney-Parr is exhibiting her art inspired by "Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher" at Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd.…
SUBMITTED PHOTO:  - Trios Jewelry Studio is showing the Dreamtime Opal Collection of Yowah matrix opals.
Jul 14, 2016

Rare Yowah opal collection on display

by Pamplin Media Group
Trios Jewelry Studio is showing “The Dreamtime Opal Collection” through Aug. 27. Opals are unique and popular gemstones; the most prized examples flash neon lightning in a full spectrum of…
SUBMITTED PHOTOS - Tillamook Burn, the mother-daughter duo of Lauren Sheehan, left, and Zoe Carpenter, will share the stage with Nathan James on July 18 at Lake Theater and Cafe.
Jul 14, 2016

Tillamook Burn, Nathan James to play Americana music

by Pamplin Media Group
Two diverse, yet overlapping, talents will team up for a double billing at Lake Theater and Cafe’s Music Monday performance July 18. The Music Monday series features jazz, blues and roots…
Jul 14, 2016

Portland Classic Guitar announces new season

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Concerts to take place at Marylhurst and Portland'5 Center for the Arts Portland Classic Guitar has announced the lineup of its 2016-17 season. “Perhaps the biggest news of next season is that…
SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Elizabeth Woody, Oregons Poet Laureate, will make a special appearance at the Portland Planetary Dance on July 17 at Kelley Point Park in Portland.
Jul 14, 2016

All invited to Planetary Dance

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Movement ceremony features special appearance by Oregon's Poet Laureate The second-annual Portland Planetary Dance gets grooving July 17 at Kelley Point Park in Portland. This event kicks off…
SUBMITTED PHOTO:  - Cloverdayle, formerly of West Linn and now residing in Nashville, will perform in West Linn as part of its 2016 Wildfire Summer Tour.
Jul 14, 2016

SEE HEAR DO

by Barb Randall
Get this week's concerts and outdoor performances on your calendar now The entertainment is free and fun! Pack a picnic or plan to purchase food from vendors at the events. Bring blankets or low…
STAFF FILE PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE  - New York artist Anthony Heinz May crafted his wood sculpture onsite for Lake Oswegos Gallery Without Walls. The piece is one of 14 that was officially unveiled in late August 2015.
Jul 07, 2016

Unveil Your Art event set for Aug. 21

by Arts Council of Lake Oswego
Mark your calendar for Unveil Your Art! The annual sculpture unveiling and community celebration taking place at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 21 in Millennium Plaza Park, 200 First St., Lake Oswego. The…
SUBMITTED PHOTO: CRAIG MITCHELLDYER - Mia Pinero as Maria and Andrew Wade as Tony in Broadway Rose Theatre Companys production of West Side Story, running July 1-24 at the Deb Fennell Auditorium in Tigard.
Jul 07, 2016

Broadway Rose presents 'West Side Story'

by Pamplin Media Group
Broadway Rose Theatre Company continues its 25th-anniversary season with “West Side Story,” playing at the Deb Fennell Auditorium. Based on Shakespeare’s greatest love story, “Romeo and Juliet,”…
Jul 07, 2016

Inaugural Oregon Polo Classic coming to Hidden Creek Polo Club

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n Benefit event set for July 23, 24 The Oregon Polo Classic, the state’s first charity polo event, is set for July 23-24 at Hidden Creek Polo Club in West Linn. Presented by the Classic Wines…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Dont miss the 17th-annual Alpenrose Velodrome Challenge taking place July 8, 9 and 10 at Alpenrose Dairy. The event is free.
Jul 07, 2016

Don't miss Alpenrose Velodrome Challenge

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Alpenrose Dairy is gearing up to host the 17th-annual Velodrome Challenge this weekend. This elite three-day competition, to be held July 8-10, draws cyclists from around the world and the…
REVIEW, TIDINGS PHOTO: CLIFF NEWELL - Bill Baker has been many things in his life of 92 years, and with his new memoir Leaving Lila he is now an author.
Jul 07, 2016

A Depression waif finds first love

by Cliff Newell
When Bill Baker reached the age of 18, he must have asked himself, “Will my life ever be any good?” Up to that point, the Lake Oswego man had been like a character who had wandered out of a…
Jul 01, 2016

'Club Bridgeport' seeks to draw families to Bridgeport Village…

by Mark Miller
Bridgeport Village will be offering a series of free and “nearly free” summer activities for children this summer on Wednesdays. The activity series, called “Club Bridgeport,” is geared toward…
STAFF PHOTOS:  - Madeline Marin-Foucher (left) and Jamie Inglis pose at Foothills Park. The Lake Oswego Parks & Rec employees are preparing for the start of this summer's outdoor concert series, which begins at Foothills Park on Wednesday with the music of Johnny Limbo and the Lugnuts.
Jun 30, 2016

Summer outdoor performances begin next week

by Barb Randall
Free concerts, movies and plays will be available weekly in local parks Get the picnic basket out and dust off your sand chairs. The area’s summer concert series are about to begin. A wealth of…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Lake Oswego artist Rosalyn Kliot will be exhibiting her art at the café at the New Seasons store in Tualatin during the month of July. Kliot describes the paintings as being mostly mixed media collage utilizing a variety of papers and materials, and inspired by both nature and the city. 'My process is generally experimental and intuitive, although I am formally trained,' Kliot writes in her artist statement. 'I work in a variety of media including fiber, and some of the collage works will have a textural quality.' The exhibit opens July 5 and continues through the end of July. New Seasons is located at 7703 Nyberg Road in Tualatin.
Jun 30, 2016

Kliot exhibiting art at New Seasons

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REVIEW/TIDINGS FILE PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Greg Lang, a member of the Lake Oswego High School Class of '64, drove his 1923 Ford T-bucket in the Star Spangled Parade last year.
Jun 30, 2016

Weekend is packed with Fourth of July fun

by Barb Randall
Events in LO start Saturday with a community barbecue Every possible component is in place for a patriotic Fourth of July celebration that starts Saturday and continues through the holiday…