Concert at Christmas Dec. 26

Concert at Christmas Dec. 26

Portland Youth Philharmonic will present its annual, family-friendly Concert at Christmas at...

Determination, talent needed to reach goal

Determination, talent needed to reach goal

Tess Creasy of Lake Oswego has released her first CD Twelve-year-old Tess Creasy of Lake Oswego...

The Noted releases 'One Chance'

The Noted releases 'One Chance'

The Noted, a band based in Lake Oswego, has released “One Chance,” its newest single. ...

Schrandt releases second CD

Schrandt releases second CD

West Linn musician Kevin Schrandt has released his second CD, “Yesteryear.” Schrandt...

Get tickets now for 'It's a Wonderful Life'

Get tickets now for 'It's a Wonderful Life'

Stumptown Stages continues its 10th anniversary season with the original musical adaptation of...

See premier of 'Noel'

See premier of 'Noel'

New contemporary ballet fuses ballet with imagination of the circus Moxie Dance Theatre and AWOL...

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Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO: CYNTHIA SULTANOV - Artur Sultanov puts his dancers thorough a strenuous rehearsal. For The Nutcracker on Dec. 23,  they practice for nine hours on Saturday.
December 18, 2014

A 'Nutcracker' with a local touch

by Cliff Newell
Sultanovs plan own distinctive version of ballet There is always something different about every production of “The Nutcracker.” In the case of the Sultanov Russian Ballet Academy of Lake…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Lake Oswego native Kendra Mylnechuk stars in the Hallmark Channels Christmas Under Wraps. Pictured are Candace Cameron Bure and David ODonnell, who also appear in the television movie.
December 18, 2014

Mylnechuk on Hallmark Channel

by The Review, Tidings
'Christmas Under Wraps' is most-watched telecast Lake Oswego native and actress Kendra Mylnechuk can be seen in “Christmas Under Wraps,” which is currently showing on the Hallmark Channel.…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Stimulus Package, made up of local musicians and businessmen from left, Scott Mattern, Doug OBrien, Todd Braden and Ed Gelmetti, will play Saturday night at The Gemini.
December 18, 2014

Stimulus Package presents show

by The Review, Tidings
Stimulus Package, aka StimPak, a Northwest rock dance band composed of Lake Oswego businessmen Doug O’Brien, Todd Braden, Scott Mattern and Ed Gelmetti, will present its annual holiday show at…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Former opera tenor David Howell will share his knowledge in classes which culminate with a performance of Portland Operas Carmen.
December 18, 2014

Romance on the High Cs is back

by The Review, Tidings
Back by popular demand is Romance on the High Cs, a course on opera’s history, evolution and some of its nonsense, presented by former opera tenor David Howell of Lake Oswego. As part of the…
December 18, 2014

Meditation workshops offered

by The Review, Tidings
Get a jumpstart on your New Year’s resolution to be healthy and happy in 2015 by attending a one-day mindfulness meditation retreat led by Surja Tjahaja this January. The retreats, to be held in…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The 16th annual powwow to celebrate Native American culture will be held Jan. 17 on the PCC Sylvania campus.
December 11, 2014

PCC to hold powwow Jan. 17

by The Review, Tidings
Portland Community College’s annual celebration of Native American culture and tradition will return to the Sylvania campus in January. More than 1,000 attendees are expected for the 16th annual…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Award-winning West Linn pianist, guitarist and recording artist John Nilsen will present a solo concert at Robinhood Station at 6 p.m. Dec. 14. He will play holiday classics and jazz, folk, boogie and classical stylings before an optional hour of caroling around a warm fire with hot chocolate.  The event is free and intended for the whole family. Robinhood Station is located at 3706 Cedaroak Drive in West Linn.
December 11, 2014

Nilsen to play holiday classics at free concert

by The Review, Tidings
December 11, 2014

Christmas in Dairyville welcomes holiday season

by The Review, Tidings
Get your family in the holiday spirit with a stroll down Storybook Lane. Alpenrose Dairy and the Cadonau family, along with the 4-H Discovery Farm at Alpenrose, open the grounds to Dairyville…
December 11, 2014

Protect your home and wallet from weather events

by StatePoint
Whether you like to hibernate all winter or you enjoy hitting the slopes, don’t forget to be prepared for power outages, especially this year, as the “Old Farmer’s Almanac,” known for providing…
December 11, 2014

Entertainment Briefs

by The Review, Tidings
Marylhurst Symphony will present Christmas concert The Marylhurst Symphony, under the direction of conductor Lajos Balogh, will present a Christmas Celebration concert at 6 p.m. on Dec. 14 in…

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Northwest Childrens Theatre will present Mary Poppins from Dec. 6 to Jan. 4 at the theater, located at 1819 N.W. Everett St. in Portland. The production is a musical based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney film. Its a jolly holiday with Mary, when this beloved classic film turned Broadway musical hit lands on the Northwest Childrens Theatre stage with a heartwarming score, spoonsful of imagination and a flying nanny. Show times are noon and 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, with noon shows added Dec. 31 and Jan. 4. Tickets range in price from $18 to $23 for adults and $13 to $19 for youth.  Order online at nwcts.org or by calling the box office at 503-222-4480.
Dec 04, 2014

It's a jolly holiday with Mary

by The Review, Tidings
Dec 04, 2014

See Christmas Revels starting Dec. 18

by The Review, Tidings
The 20th annual Christmas Revels production will be held Dec. 18 through 23 at St. Mary’s Academy, 1615 S.W. Fifth Ave., in Portland. Tickets range in price from $7 to $39 and can be purchased…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Grottos Christmas Festival of Lights features five choirs each evening and more than 500,000 lights.
Dec 04, 2014

The Grotto's Festival of Lights opens

by The Review, Tidings
Local choirs, singers to perform Since 1988, The Grotto’s Christmas Festival of Lights has been a holiday tradition celebrating the true meaning of Christmas. Known as the world’s largest…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Fluffy Butt Parade, by Ann Munson of West Linn, is just one of the many pieces for sale at the Artists Greenhouse Sale this weekend. Munson was selected as a Best of Show winner at the Art in the Pearl show and sale this fall.
Dec 04, 2014

Artists' Greenhouse Sale this weekend

by The Review, Tidings
The eighth annual Artists’ Greenhouse Sale will be held Dec. 6-7 in the greenhouses of artist Ann Munson, 1335 S. Woodbine Road, West Linn. The sale includes art from more than 20 local artists,…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTOS: HAROLD OXLEY - Kimo in the Grass, by Sara Swink of West Linn.
Dec 04, 2014

Studio presents annual ceramic sale, show

by The Review, Tidings
Sara Swink and students will offer ceramics for sale Local sculptor Sara Swink and 10 members of her Clay Circle Studio in West Linn are inviting the public to attend a holiday show and sale…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Trios Studio has designated December as Fair Trade Month. Learn about the Fair Trade Gemstone certification at a special holiday event Saturday from noon to 5 p.m.
Dec 04, 2014

December is Fair Trade Month at Trios Studio

by The Review, Tidings
Ruby and sapphire from Malawi, Africa; peridot from Arizona and grape garnet from India — these are some of the varieties and brilliant colors of gems that are available with Fair Trade Gemstone…
Benjy Rickard, left, and Travis Nodurft in Wing It.
Nov 27, 2014

Wing It loosely based on 'A Christmas Carol'

by Barb Randall
Clackamas Repertory Theatre continues its Wing It series of interactive shows for children with a holiday-themed performance at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 6 in the Osterman Theatre. Actor Travis Nodurft…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Affiniti, an award-winning female trio from Dublin, includes Aisling Ennis on harp, soprano Emer Barry and Mary McCague on violin.
Nov 27, 2014

Irish Christmas concert planned at Mary's Woods

by The Review, Tidings
Howard Crosby, nephew of Bing Crosby will be joined by Irish trio An Irish Christmas concert and reception will be presented Dec. 6 by Mary’s Woods in partnership with the Sisters of the Holy…
Nov 27, 2014

Oswego Heritage Council's First Wednesday will be a holiday…

by The Review, Tidings
Oswego Heritage Council invites the public to attend a holiday party from 3 to 8 p.m. Dec. 3, to thank everyone for the support they’ve shown the council over the years. The Heritage House will…
Oregon Childrens Theatres Young Professionals Company will present The True Story of the Three Little Pigs Dec. 5 to 20, based on the book by John Scieszka and Lane Smith.
Nov 27, 2014

Young Professionals tell 'True Story of the Three Little Pigs'

by The Review, Tidings
Oregon Children’s Theatre’s Youth Professionals Company will present “The True Story of the Three Little Pigs” Dec. 5 to 20 with shows at 10 a.m. Fridays, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturdays and…