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You’re Invited to First Thursday, Featuring Artist Tom Cramer

Artslandia invites you to First Thursday at the Roche Bobois Portland Showroom. Sip wine by Cana’s Feast Winery while listening to the live musical performance of the piano duo, LeRoi Nickel. They will be performing the music of Brahms, Faure, Debussy, and Florent Schmitt. Portland artist, Tom Cramer, will unveil his newest collection, The Summer of …

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Chamber Music Northwest’s 47th Summer Festival: Celebrating Women Composers

 This summer Chamber Music Northwest is celebrating women composers. The 47th annual Summer Festival (June 26-July 30) will feature over 20 works by women including works by Pulitzer Prize winners Ellen Taaffe Zwilich and Caroline Shaw, and GRAMMY Award winner Joan Tower. In addition to the incredible music, CMNW is …

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10 Buildings for 20 Years – By Brian Libby

Architecture critic Brian Libby chooses his favorite buildings, historical and recent, in the city that captured his imagination. Twenty years ago, I was a fresh-faced 25-year-old just off the plane, back in my home state after seven years on the East Coast and excited to put down roots in Portland. …

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What’s Your Day Job Amy Jo Halliday?

Many of  Portland’s  most talented performers have side jobs -or even complete careers-beyond the performing arts. Here’s one!     Amy Jo Halliday SINGER/ACTOR & MOM/STUDENT BY DAY Full-time mom of four kids, substitute teacher, and future music teacher. BY NIGHT Last season, Amy Jo’s art imitated her life when she played a character who wrangles …

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From the Editor-at-Large

Walls figure prominently in Shakespeare. Let me count a few of the ways! “Once more unto the breach, my friends, once more,” Henry V implores his men, “Or close the wall up with our English dead.” We quote the first part of this sentence and almost never finish it off …

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