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March 2017 Call to Artists at Art on Broadway Gallery

“A Way In – Windows and Doors”  Art on Broadway Gallery, in the heart of historic downtown Beaverton, is calling for entries of original artwork for its March Guest Show, “A Way In – Windows and Doors.” This is a juried exhibit with a $25 nonrefundable application fee. Artists may submit one to two entries. To apply and see more details, please complete the application on our website: http://www.artonbroadway.net/call-to-artists

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UNCERTAIN FUTURE OF VENETIAN THEATRE FORCES CANCELLATION OF BAG&BAGGAGE’S NOISES OFF

HILLSBORO, OR—Despite meticulous planning and a hugely successful capital campaign, and just three months before the end of their 2016-2017 season, Bag&Baggage Productions’ Board of Directors has voted to cancel the company’s final production in the season, Noises Off. In 2007 the company was invited to make its permanent home in the historic Venetian Theatre. Ten years later, that has changed. Founding Artistic Director Scott Palmer said, “As most of

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“Timeless” by Michael Kelly on display at Art on Broadway in March 2017

•Time connects everyone to everything; activity, events, work, play, etc. The ritual of observing time has undergone change throughout the years. Times have changed, so to speak. Time itself has not changed. Time still stands still. Time still goes on. •This show features a recent series of still lifes based on the container or vessel that represents time as a continuous occurrence. The subject matter is also a connection to

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Beaverton Symphony Orchestra poised for growth with first Executive Director

BEAVERTON, Oregon – The  Beaverton Symphony Orchestra, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, has hired a new Executive Director. Mayne Mihacsi will assume the role that was made possible by a joint fellowship grant from Intel Corporation and Social Venture Partners-Portland (SVP). Mayne is one of more than 240 retiring Intel employees that have become “Encore Fellows” with local nonprofit organizations where they help the organization build capacity, operate more efficiently, and

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THE LARAMIE PROJECT: “Everyone carries a piece of the truth” March 9-12

This powerful play about the reaction to the 1998 murder of Matthew Shepard in Laramie, Wyoming, a hate crime motivated by homophobia, is based on more than 200 interviews that Moisés Kaufman and members of New York’s Tectonic Theater Project gathered in Laramie. The Laramie Project re-enacts, the chronology of Shepard’s visit to a local bar, his kidnapping and beating, the discovery of him tied to a fence, the vigil

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ISing presents ‘ISing the Blues’ March 3 & 4

ISing the Blues a fundraiser for the choir Individuals, small groups, the whole choir, and Whiskey & Cigars perform blues classics.  Your support at this event allows us to share innovative and exceptional choral music. Friday, March 3rd Saturday, March 4th 7:30 pm (doors open at 7) Bethel Congregational United Church of Christ 5150 SW Watson, Beaverton This is a free(ish) concert, no tickets necessary. www.isingchoir.org

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Hillsboro Symphony presents “Music for the Generations” March 10

“Music for the Generations” at Hillsboro concert Hillsboro Symphony Orchestra, Rose City Trombones perform March 10 “Music for the Generations” will be the focus at Hillsboro Symphony Orchestra’s concert scheduled for Friday, March 10, 7:30 p.m., at Trinity Lutheran Church, 2194 SE Minter Bridge Road, Hillsboro. A reception with orchestra members and the conductor follows the concert. Admission is $10 adults, $8 children and seniors, ages 12 and under free.

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Explore the “Roots of Hip Hop” in Hillsboro February 24

Through dynamic performances, intriguing vignettes, audience involvement — and even electro-luminescent wire costumes, the one-hour performance traces African-American history illustrating how traditions retain their connection to the past while adapting to new cultural influences   (Hillsboro, Oregon) – The Walters Concert Series presents Rainbow Dance Theatre’s “The Roots of Hip Hop” — specially designed for youth and family audiences — at the Walters Cultural Arts Center in Hillsboro – 527

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“February Trunk Show” by Art On Broadway Gallery jewelry artists

•This show will feature the exquisite work of our gallery jewelry artists along with a mix of romantic items from the rest of the gallery members. •Jewelry artist Elaine Tan, Roberta Cohen, Wendy Robinson and Carli Schultz will all have a mix of items including necklaces, bracelets and earrings. *The exhibit opens Wednesday, February 1st, and ends Saturday, February 25th, 2017. The public is invited to a reception with complimentary

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Barefoot in the Park presented by Beaverton Civic Theatre

Beaverton Civic Theatre is proud to announce the first mainstage production of their 2017 season, Barefoot in the Park, which follows Corie and Paul Bratter through their first days of marriage in 1964 after the honeymoon glow has worn off and they learn that sometimes you have to surrender a bit of yourself to truly love someone. Beaverton Civic Theatre aims to keep ticket prices affordable at $15 for adults,

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