Out and About

Out and About

Art First Friday ArtWalk — 5-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, Historic Columbia River Highway,...

SAT play an examination of Bliss

SAT play an examination of Bliss

'Hay Fever' tells tale of nightmare country house party in 1925 A Noel Coward farce first staged...

School nurse offers tips to improve student health

School nurse offers tips to improve student health

As classes resume, expert urges families to cultivate healthy habits School started up this week...

Play leads to PHAME for Reynolds High graduate

Play leads to PHAME for Reynolds High graduate

Reynolds High graduate part of 'Up the Fall' cast Anne-Marie Plass sings, plays violin and...

Black Swan Theatre takes Shakespeare outdoors to Lewis & Clark State Park

Black Swan Theatre takes Shakespeare outdoors to Lewis & Clark State Park

Troupe to stage 'Macbeth' Sept. 2 through Sept. 4 From fairytales like “Little Red Riding...

Out and About

Out and About

Art First Friday ArtWalk — 5-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, Historic Columbia River Highway,...

Gresham Art Committee looks to the sky for answers

Gresham Art Committee looks to the sky for answers

'Weather Conditions' reception set for Tuesday, Aug. 25 Mark Twain famously said everyone talks...

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Out and About

Live Music Music Mondays — Free concerts each Monday through Aug. 31, at Gresham’s Arts...

Bliss Hippy fit to be tie-dyed

Bliss Hippy fit to be tie-dyed

Dan Weber, The Grodie Brothers join show at Park Place on Aug. 15 Bliss Hippy, the husband-wife...

'Round the Block' features classic cars, hot rods, music

'Round the Block' features classic cars, hot rods, music

Bed races kick off festivities Aug. 7 It’s that time of year again, when downtown Gresham...

Farm Fest to rock Damascus

Farm Fest to rock Damascus

Acts include Ethan Tucker, Staxx Brothers, Device Grips The Staxx Brothers want to put the...

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Out and About

Concerts FarmFest: Noon, Saturday, Aug. 8, Ouchida Family Farm, 21638 Bohna Park Road, Damascus....


Gresham's Latest Features

FILE PHOTO - Geno Michaels & SOULCITY close out Music Mondays, a series of free concerts this summer, with a 6:30-8 p.m., Aug. 31, show at Greshams Arts Plaza, 401 N.E. Second St., between Hood and Kelly avenues.
August 25, 2015

Out and About

by Rob Cullivan
Art First Friday ArtWalk — 5-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale. Each month on First Friday, the Troutdale merchants host artists, wineries and musicians. Info:…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Sue Mercer-Cory of Troutdale hopes to raise $10,245 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
August 14, 2015

Leukemia survivor hopes to go bald again

by Alexandra Wallachy
Sue Mercer-Cory will celebrate two decades as a cancer survivor with a razor. Twenty years ago, a bone marrow transplant saved her life from leukemia. To celebrate, the Troutdale resident hopes…
JOSH KULLA - This area at Gresham City Park is among the features to be highlighted during the Fukkatsu Soshi Japanese Garden Festival on Saturday, Aug. 8.
July 31, 2015

Japanese garden hosts festival Aug. 8

by Rob Cullivan
'Fukkatsu' marks rebirth of cultural center The Gresham Japanese Garden will host the Fukkatsu (“Rebirth) Skosh (“A Little”) Japanese Cultural Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8,…
July 31, 2015

Keeping your cool when weather's hot

by Rob Cullivan
Providence, Legacy experts weigh in keeping hydrated As we experience yet another heat wave in our area, area medical providers are urging folks to keep cool to avoid heat exhaustion, heat…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: ROB CULLIVAN - The Barenaked Ladies played a sold out show to an enthusiastic and somewhat rain-soaked crowd at McMenamins Edgefield in Troutdale July 25. Sharing the stage was opener Colin Hay of Men at Work, who joined the Ladies for a rendition of his 1981 hit Who Can It Be Now, which also featured saxophonist Blaise Garza of the Violent Femmes.  The Femmes played between Hay and the Ladies, and got the crowd dancing to their hits, including Add It Up.
July 31, 2015

Barenaked Ladies don't disappoint

by Rob Cullivan
PHOTO COURTESY OF LEGACY HEALTH  - Children can get fitted for bike helmets at the Legacy Family Wellness Fair Aug. 8 in Portland.
July 31, 2015

Legacy Family Wellness Fair to focus on bike helmets

by Rob Cullivan
Event features $6 helmets, CPR demonstrations Mike Morrison, a trauma nurse in Portland’s Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, has a good reason to believe in bike helmets. “As a trauma nurse, I’ve…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Country rockers Saturated Phats will play a Music Mondays show at Greshams Arts Plaza, 401 N.E. Second St., between Hood and Kelly avenues, from 6:30-8 p.m. Aug. 10.
July 28, 2015

Out and About

by Rob Cullivan
Concerts Soulful Giving Blanket Concert: noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at Junki and Linda Yoshida’s estate, 29330 S.E. Stark St., Troutdale. Attendees must be 21 or older. Tickets range from…
July 28, 2015

Portland singer ready for 'Soulful' show

by Rob Cullivan
Blanket Concert takes place Saturday, Aug. 1, in Troutdale Singer-songwriter Paul Creighton considers Steely Dan’s Donald Fagen and Walter Becker to be his inspirations. “What appeals to me is…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: LIZ DEVINE - Pickathon is known for its elegant staging and lighting. The festival takes place in Happy Valley July 31-Aug. 2.
July 28, 2015

Pickathon makes families feel welcome

by Shannon O. Wells and Rob Cullivan
Indie-roots music festival distinguishes itself through children's, teens activities To the casual observer, summer festivals are where youthful-minded adults go to let their hair down, bang…
July 21, 2015

Time to take another 'Bite' this July 25

by Rob Cullivan
Food, music, more Saturday at Imagination Station Fans of food and music have an opportunity to sample both this Saturday, July 25, when the Bite of East County takes place from noon to 8 p.m.…

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Jul 21, 2015

Out and About

by Rob Cullivan
Concert Soulful Giving Blanket Concert — 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at Junki and Linda Yoshida’s estate, 29330 S.E. Stark St., Troutdale. Attendees must be 21 or older. Tickets…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Geno Michaels and SOULCITY
Jul 21, 2015

Music Mondays offer hot fun in the summertime

by Rob Cullivan
Latin jazz, blues, bluegrass among series' offerings If you haven’t heard yet, one of the best music deals in town comes at no cost to you. From bluegrass to blues, Music Mondays offers a wide…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Two-time Grammy winner Patrick Lamb headlines the Soulful Giving Blanket Concert Aug. 1 in Troutdale.
Jul 14, 2015

Out and About

by Rob Cullivan
Concert Soulful Giving Blanket Concert — 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at Junki and Linda Yoshida’s estate, 29330 S.E. Stark St., Troutdale. Attendees must be 21 or older. Concert…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: CITY OF GRESHAM - Browsing the various booths at the Gresham Arts Festival is a favorite activity for attendees.
Jul 14, 2015

Gresham prepares for artist invasion

by Rob Cullivan
Annual festival always draws thousands As many as 10,000 people are expected to descend on Historic Downtown Gresham Saturday, July 18, for the annual Gresham Arts Festival, which features the…
FILE PHOTO - Caber tossing is a popular event at the Portland Highland Games, which take place July 17-18 at Mt. Hood Community College
Jul 10, 2015

High road leads to Mt. Hood Community College July 17-18

by Rob Cullivan
Highland Games features pipers, dancers, contests and more It’s that time of year again, when lads and lassies gather for the annual Portland Highland Games at Mt. Hood Community College, 26000…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Kathy Boyd & Phoenix Rising are among the acts set to play Music Mondays, a series of free concerts in Gresham this summer. The band takes the stage at the Gresham Arts Plaza July 27.
Jul 07, 2015

Out and About

by Rob Cullivan
Concert Soulful Giving — 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at Junki and Linda Yoshida’s estate, 29330 S.E. Stark St., Troutdale. Attendees must be 21 or older. Concert benefits Randall…
Jul 07, 2015

Estacada Timber Festival attracts families and loggers alike

by Alexandra Wallachy
The 2015 Timber Festival was full of music, food and old-fashioned timber competitions. Festival attendees young and old navigated booths of food, trinkets and watched amateur loggers show off…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Children wave to a passing fire engine Saturday during the Corbett Fourth of July Parade.   6. The Corbett Parade attracted thousands of spectators to watch classic cars, rodeo queens, vintage military vehicles and much more.   7. Children rush to collect candy thrown from passing vehicles during the Corbett Fourth of July Parade.   8. Children look to catch candy thrown by this vintage military truck sponsored by the Weston familys auto dealerships.   9. The Corbett Fourth of July Parade is a festive occasion that includes vehicles of all stripes, including this 1948 Gibson Model D tractor.   10. The Weston fire engine cruises Springdale while showering candy on spectators at the Corbett Fourth of July Parade.   11. Throw Water, Not Candy was the motto of this float at the Corbett Fourth of July parade Saturday.
Jul 07, 2015

There's no place like the Fourth of July Corbett Fun Festival

by Alexandra Wallachy
Most things have changed since 1970. Skylines change, hairlines receded and the Corbett Fun Festival grew. In its 45-year tenure the festival, which originally took place on Halloween, has…



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