Arts & Leisure
Exhibit ‘now an homage to his artistic vision’
published: 12/4/2012 3:49:33 PM
John Maul, artist and chairman of the Oregon State University Arts Department, died last week after a year-long battle with pancreatic cancer.
Duty and dreams weighed in VRT’s ‘Wonderful Life’
published: 12/4/2012 3:53:43 PM
It’s almost exclusively during this time of year that television viewers are likely to encounter reruns of the 1946 film “It’s a Wonderful Life.
Christmas in the air at Art Walk
published: 12/4/2012 3:57:47 PM
The last First Friday Art Walk of the year in Newberg will have — unsurprisingly — a decidedly holiday-themed bent. A handful of regular participants in the monthly event are planning special activities for this Friday, while a number of others are sure to be decked out in their Christmas finery.
Dec. 5 - Arts and Leisure in Brief
published: 12/4/2012 3:59:32 PM
Enjoy yuletide tea, cheer at Newell House The Newell House Museum, located at 8809 Champoeg Road N.E. just west of the entrance to Champoeg State Heritage Park, is hosting a yuletide tea from noon to 2 p.
Dec. 12 Arts & Leisure briefs
published: 12/11/2012 3:32:02 PM
Complimentary tasting at Penner-Ash Cellars
Penner-Ash Wine Cellars, 15771 N.E. Ribbon Ridge Road, is offering a complimentary wine tasting with the donation of a new, unwrapped toy through Friday.
Homemade gifts: A welcome surprise
published: 12/11/2012 3:37:56 PM
Homemade gifts are not only a fun way to save money during the holidays, but also a chance to exercise and inspire creativity. Whether using household goods, recycling materials from work or trying something entirely new, homemade gifts add personality when the time comes to unwrap presents.
Rising stars will reunite for concert in Newberg
published: 12/11/2012 3:40:02 PM
Two of the country’s top young talents in the world of acoustic music will be on display Sunday when mandolinist Jacob Jolliff teams up with friend and acclaimed violinist Alex Hargreaves for a 7 p.
Dec. 19 Arts & Leisure briefs
published: 12/18/2012 2:40:35 PM
One ring to rule them all, so go find them
In honor of the debut of “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” the Newberg Public Library has rolled out a special promotion.
Jazz pianist to perform at NHS on Saturday
published: 12/18/2012 2:41:54 PM
Contemporary jazz and jazz-influenced pop music will be on display when Portland-born pianist Tom Grant appears at Newberg High School for a benefit concert this weekend.
‘The Hobbit’ proves challenging ground for filmmakers
published: 12/18/2012 2:44:21 PM
There haven’t been many, of course, but Hollywood doesn’t boast the strongest track record for following up hugely popular, cult-followed trilogies with big-budget, three-part prequels — “Star Wars” being the classic case study.
Young at art: 8-year-old gaining notice
published: 12/18/2012 2:47:06 PM
Lots of children like to draw, but not many of them talk about their art like 8-year-old Olivia Osborn does.
“When I’m drawing, I just feel free,” the Newberg resident said.
Dec. 26 Arts & Leisure briefs
published: 12/24/2012 9:40:57 AM
Thrillride set at Lumpy’s
DUNDEE — Thrillride, a Northwest-based rock ’n’ roll show band, will play a concert starting at 9 p.m. Jan. 5 at Lumpy’s Tavern, 975 Highway 99W.
Flautist finds his voice making music
published: 12/24/2012 9:43:49 AM
Those who perform on stage often develop personas — or voices — that are different than their everyday personalities. But Newberg flautist Wayne Earhart’s is more different than most.
CCC hosts concert series in 2013
published: 12/24/2012 9:46:09 AM
Next month, the Chehalem Cultural Center will kick off a eight-part music series with a unique event: the Red Hills Songwriters in the Round.
Jan. 2 Arts & Leisure briefs
published: 12/31/2012 3:13:37 PM
Thrillride will play Saturday at Lumpy’s
DUNDEE — Thrillride, a Northwest-based rock ‘n’ roll show band, will play a concert starting at 9 p.
Repertory group prepped to kick off second season
published: 12/31/2012 3:14:48 PM
The Chehalem Players Repertory (CPR) will kick off its sophomore season later this month with an original production, “2 Men Performing CPR.
Puppeteer recounts ‘Snowflake’ Bentley story
published: 12/31/2012 3:17:49 PM
The story of Wilson “Snowflake” Bentley, a Vermont man made famous by his high-quality photographs of the crystalline shapes of snowflakes taken in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, has been told in history books, children’s books, schools and museums across the country.