Arts & Leisure
March 6 Arts & Leisure briefs
published: 3/5/2013 11:38:34 AM
Try out for Valley Rep’s ‘Asher Lev’ this week
Auditions will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Chehalem Cultural Center’s Central Stage for Valley Repertory Theatre’s production of “My Name is Asher Lev.
An eye for art, life, special moments
published: 3/5/2013 11:40:54 AM
All artists have their muses — sources of inspiration that drive them to do what they do. For some it could be a majestic mountain, a field of wildflowers in bloom or a mighty eagle in flight.
Annual ‘cultural campaign’ nets $19K
published: 3/5/2013 11:41:57 AM
An estimated $19,000 collected through the Yamhill County Cultural Coalition’s annual cultural campaign, which started in November and ran through the end of the year, have been distributed to various organizations throughout the area.
Imagination, logic in one act each
published: 3/5/2013 11:44:27 AM
For more than a decade, Veritas School has held its annual Festival of One-Act Plays, and that tradition will continue this year with a celebration of both imagination and logic.
March 13 To Your Health column: Long hours spent at the computer leads to neck pain
published: 3/12/2013 11:59:40 AM
Dear Colin: My 58-year-old husband has a job requiring long hours at the computer. Two years ago, I noticed his posture had deteriorated to the point where his neck bothers him considerably by day’s end.
March 13 Arts & Leisure briefs
published: 3/12/2013 1:33:17 PM
No need to beware these Ides of March
The Chehalem Cultural Center will celebrate the Ides of March from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday with free dessert, wine and a lecture discussing Shakespeare’s cultural resonance.
Movie review: Visuals steal the show in new ‘Oz’ film
published: 3/12/2013 1:36:42 PM
As arguably the first major cinematic installment in the “Wizard of Oz” series since the groundbreaking musical classic starring Judy Garland, there’s no doubt the makers of “Oz the Great and Powerful” knew they’d have to clear a high bar visually.
Concert will raise funds for Swaziland
published: 3/12/2013 1:38:57 PM
Local musician Benjamin Tissell — an avid songwriter in high school — said he hadn’t felt as inspired to write after he went to college. But that all changed in 2010, when Tissell was part of a Summer Serve trip undertaken by George Fox University to Swaziland.
Students breaking all conventions with short film
published: 3/12/2013 1:41:53 PM
Timothy Truelove is just an average guy. He manages to land a date with the woman of his dreams, but the night doesn’t go quite like he’d planned.
March 20 Arts & Leisure briefs
published: 3/19/2013 2:25:19 PM
What plants grow in dry, shady areas?
Find out at 7 p.m. Thursday — at a meeting of the Chehalem Garden Club at the Chehalem Senior Center, 101 N.
Cut-paper artist featured at Art Elements
published: 3/19/2013 2:29:31 PM
Monarch butterflies flutter around a man’s head, in which hangs a cocoon. A menacing owl perches on a branch, gripping a bright-red heart in its talon.
GFU student art show now in its 15th year
published: 3/19/2013 2:31:56 PM
George Fox University’s annual student art show kicked off last week at the college’s Minthorne and Lindgren galleries, featuring more than 50 different artists and nearly 100 pieces of art.
March 27 Arts & Leisure briefs
published: 3/26/2013 10:58:12 AM
Costume makeup: Learn how the pros do it
DUNDEE — Have a hankering for human brains? Want to look like you do? If the latter applies, check out a free costume makeup seminar at 6:30 p.
Music Center to host ‘grand reopening’
published: 3/26/2013 11:02:18 AM
The Newberg Music Center will host its “grand reopening” this weekend following December’s destructive fire at an adjacent First Street business, and it’s going to celebrate in a fitting way: with music.
Review: ‘Olympus’ flawed, but will find an audience
published: 3/26/2013 11:05:10 AM
Just more than a decade past 9-11, “Olympus Has Fallen” is a Hollywood gamble that American viewers are ready to stomach seeing ruthless foreign terrorists ravage some of the United States’ most treasured and prominent landmarks in brutal fashion.
Classic Pinter play ‘Betrayal’ revived by CPR
published: 3/26/2013 11:11:16 AM
Infidelity, competitiveness, dishonesty, face-saving and deception will all take the spotlight starting this week at the Chehalem Cultural Center’s Central Stage, as Chehalem Players Repertory debuts its production of English playwright Harold Pinter’s classic “Betrayal.