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PNCA answers some questions about closing the craft museum

In a follow-up interview Pacific Northwest College of Art’s Casey Mills and Mack McFarland talk about the museum and its next iteration FEBRUARY 6, 2016 // NEWS & NOTES, VISUAL ART // BARRY JOHNSON The news that Pacific Northwest College of Art is going to close the doors of the Museum of Contemporary Craft landed …

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Dance Weekly: FRONT and ‘Metamorphosis’

FEBRUARY 5, 2016 // CULTURE, DANCE // JAMUNA CHIARINI It has been a whirlwind couple of weeks, and things are finally settling down just enough to make space for a new dance company in town, PDX Contemporary Ballet. The company will debut “Metamorphosis” on Friday night at Alberta Abbey in NE Portland. Also significant this …

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Face to Face: K.B. Dixon photographs Oregon artists

“Face to Face,” novelist and photographer K.B. Dixon’s new book, features photographic profiles of thirty-two Oregon visual artists, mostly in their studios. An exhibition of the photographs opened Wednesday at Michael Parsons Fine Art in Portland, and runs through February 27. Opening reception is 1:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday, February 6. ArtsWatch’s Bob Hicks …

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Musica Maestrale review: Brilliance amid the darkness

by BRUCE BROWNE and DARYL BROWNE In some quarters of our fair state, the name “coup”erin might be thought to evoke a new Peugeot convertible, or perhaps slang for a pigeon’s prison. Doubtless, the name is not on the top of the list at KGON, or even 89.9. We just …

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Eugene Ballet preview: Interactive Dialogue of Vibrating Frequencies

by GARY FERRINGTON Carmina Burana epitomizes the ballet/musical warhorse: it’s popular, tuneful, and looks backward, both to the 1230 manuscript and the medieval sound Carl Orff’s 1936 music evokes. To provide a dramatic contrast to that classic for their Feb. 13-14 performances at Eugene’s Hult Center, Eugene Ballet Company’s Artistic Director Toni Pimble chose …

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