Jane Austen's 'Emma' still sassy after 200 years

Jane Austen's 'Emma' still sassy after 200 years

Jane Austen’s heroine, Emma Woodhouse, is one of the most prominent female protagonists in...

Sass and fun mark 'Junie B. Jones' premiere

Sass and fun mark 'Junie B. Jones' premiere

The first-grade adventures of a sassy, funny little girl are coming to a Hillsboro theater...


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May 26, 2016

PCC choirs perform iconic Broadway tunes to support music program

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Portland Community College choirs will perform the music of Broadway at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 4, in the Forum, Building 3, Room 114,…
May 20, 2016

Guitar duo to jam out Brazilian tunes

by Michael Sproles
Guitarists and Portland Community College music faculty Peter Zisa and Pam Beaty will present music inspired by Brazil as part of the…
May 20, 2016

Youth choir concert features 'soaring' tunes

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The Hillsboro Community Youth Choir will present “Taking Flight,” a concert of soaring music for all ages, at 2 p.m. on Friday, May…


May 12, 2016

Museum entry free May 14

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Washington County has been home to many innovators, and to celebrate, the Washington County Museum, 120 East Main St. in Hillsboro, is…
COURTESY PHOTO - Dr. Peter Zisa, Yukiko Yamaguchi and LeAnn McKenna will be playing at the Portland Community College Rock Creek Campus as Thousand Waves on May 11 at 7:30 p.m.
May 05, 2016

East meets West in concert on college campus

by Michael Sproles
Portland Community College spring programs combine music appreciation, lecture The Portland Community College Rock Creek Music Program…
COURTESY PHOTO: LEW TARNOPOL - The photography of Lew Tarnopol will have an opening reception at RoseSprings Center on May 7 and will be on display through the month of July.
May 05, 2016

Exhibit at RoseSprings features night and nature

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A special photography exhibit will have an opening reception at RoseSprings Center, 5215 N.E. Elam Young Parkway, this Saturday from…
May 05, 2016

Genealogical meeting features Evernote

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The Genealogical Society of Washington County is holding its monthly meeting on Saturday, May 14, from 10 a.m. to noon in the…
JIM MARTIN - Jim Martins photography of canyons is just one of the many art pieces on display at the participating vendors of First Tuesdays Art Walk in downtown Hillsboro.
April 29, 2016

First Tuesday roundup features artists, musicians

by Michael Sproles
Get ready for some eye-popping art and toe-tapping music on First Tuesday in downtown Hillsboro — and it’s all happening May 3. Lens…
April 29, 2016

Pair of spring concerts debut

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Residents in Hillsboro have the opportunity to choose between two unique concerts next week. The Westside Community & Youth Orchestra…
COURTESY PHOTO - Tony Furtado will bring an eclectic mix of classical, bluegrass, rock and country music to the Walters Cultural Arts Center May 6 at 7:30 p.m.
April 28, 2016

Multi-instrumentalist brings talent to Walters

by Michael Sproles
Portland's Tony Furtado has played venues from Telluride to Winnipeg Showcasing his unique mix of bluegrass and mainstream pop,…
COURTESY PHOTO - Rosemary Lombard, co-director of Conversations with Writers, will be speaking with audiences about activist writing April 25.
April 22, 2016

April 'Conversations' focus on activist writing

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Every month, Hillsboro Library’s Main Branch at 2850 N.E. Brookwood Parkway features Conversations with Writers, an event that invites…
SCOTT PALMER
April 28, 2016

A season of transformation and adaptation

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Brought to you by Scott Palmer, director of Bag&Baggage Theater Company, THEATER INSIDER in Hillsboro Bag&Baggage recently announced…
COURTESY PHOTO: ARTSLANDIA - Bag&Baggage announced its 2016-17 season shows at the Venetian Theatre last weekend, which may be its last at the venue. The company will be performing at a brand new venue for the 2017-18 season.
April 13, 2016

Play lineup continues 'powerful women' storylines

by Michael Sproles
Bag&Baggage Productions has announced six shows for its 2016-17 season, which features one world premiere adaptation, two Pacific…
April 13, 2016

Portland singer-songwriter performs at Influence Hall

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Local songwriter and singer Ron Roseland will perform a solo concert at Hillsboro’s Influence Music Hall, 135 S.E. Third Ave., on…
COURTESY PHOTO - The Oregon Mandolin Orchestra will return to the Walters Cultural Arts Center with special guests Marijke and Michiel Wiesenekker for a spring concert on April 22 at 7:30 p.m.
April 13, 2016

Oregon Mandolin Orchestra returns to Walters Arts Center with special guests

by Michael Sproles
The Oregon Mandolin Orchestra will return to Walters Cultural Arts Center, 527 E. Main St., on Friday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m. for a…
April 07, 2016

Library to host foreign film about Swedish family ski trip

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The Foreign or Independent Library Movie (F.I.L.M.) series meets on the second Friday each month at the Hillsboro Main Library, 2850…
COURTESY PHOTO - Participants can make their way to the Washington County Museum this Saturday for a free, hands-on and educational Earth Day activity.
April 08, 2016

Museum's Free Family Day highlights Earth Day

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Every second Saturday of each month, September through June, the Washington County Museum, 120 E. Main St. in Hillsboro, hosts a Free…
March 31, 2016

Affordable Art seeks artists

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Affordable Art for Everyone, a sale of fine art and fine crafts priced under $100, is now accepting applications for 2016. The show…
COURTESY PHOTO: VALERIE OTANI - Artist Corey Lunn of Portland works on stenciling rain art on a Main Street sidewalk. His public art installation, Oasis Gargoyles are visible only when it rains.
March 31, 2016

Rain art splashes into downtown Hillsboro

by Michael Sproles
Oregon’s rainy season recently inspired the creation of hidden artwork on the streets of downtown Hillsboro. When the sidewalks are…
First Tuesday invites the public to downtown Hillsboro this Tuesday to celebrate new art.
March 31, 2016

Downtown Hillsboro's First Tuesday Art Walk features four artists April 5

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Downtown Hillsboro’s First Tuesday Art Walk April 5 will feature a variety of art open to the public to view. Al Crane combines still…

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Mar 30, 2016

Geneaology speaker talks social media

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The Genealogical Society of Washington County will hold its monthly meeting on Saturday, April 9, from 10 a.m. to noon in the…