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Tigard's Features

COURTESY: WENDY RED STAR - The photographic work of Native Americans by Portlands Wendy Red Star and Will Wilson, both featured in an upcoming Portland Art Museum exhibit, certainly contrasts with the early 20th century photos of Edward Curits.
February 04, 2016

A culture framed

by Jason Vondersmith
Exhibit juxtaposes contemporary Native photography with Edward Curtis' historic work The work of photographer Edward S. Curtis — notably the production of his books “The North American Indian” and the hundreds of photos that go with them — is often…
FILE PHOTO - Teens will battle it out with Pokemon cards or Pokemon games on your Nintendo DS at this free event at the Cedar Mill Community Library on Feb. 13.
February 04, 2016

Out & About

by Mark Miller
Art Lutheran Education on the Frontier — Trace the history of Lutheran education in the region — from its arrival as Scandinavian immigrants spread across North America in the 1800s to the present day — with this exhibit of tapestries, photographs…
February 04, 2016

Weekly Meetings

by Mark Miller
TIGARD AREA Good Morning Tigard — Members of the Tigard Area Chamber of Commerce take turns hosting networking and coffee meetings on Thursday mornings. From 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, Broadway Rose Theatre Co., 12850 S.W. Grant Ave.,…
February 04, 2016

Religion Notes

by Mark Miller
Talk on mission at Beaverton Christian men’s breakfast Jeff Whittaker will be the featured speaker at the men’s breakfast at Beaverton Christian Church, 13600 S.W. Allen Blvd., at 7 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 6. “In his talk, ‘God is Always on Mission,’…
FILE PHOTO - Fathers and daughters always have a ball at Tualatins annual daddy-daughter dance at the Juanita Pohl Center, happening Feb. 19 and Feb. 20 this year.
January 28, 2016

Out & About

by Mark Miller
Art Lutheran Education on the Frontier — Trace the history of Lutheran education in the region — from its arrival as Scandinavian immigrants spread across North America in the 1800s to the present day — with this exhibit of tapestries, photographs…
BARBARA SHEMAN - Director Annie Kaiser (right) shares a laugh with actress Audrey Voon as they work on staging a scene for 'The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee' at the Broadway Rose Theatre Company in Tigard.
January 28, 2016

Directing is just one of her many talents

by Barbara Sherman
Annie Kaiser directs new Broadway Rose show, "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" Annie Kaiser couldn’t settle on one career when she grew up, so she now works as a singer, actress, director, performing arts center coordinator, and high…
January 28, 2016

Weekly Meetings

by Mark Miller
Tigard Area Good Morning Tigard — Members of the Tigard Area Chamber of Commerce take turns hosting networking and coffee meetings on Thursday mornings. From 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, the meeting will be hosted by Alder Dental, 7110 S.W.…
January 28, 2016

Religion Note

by Mark Miller
Beaverton Christian Church offering special events for seniors The Senior Adults Ministry at Beaverton Christian Church, 13600 S.W. Allen Blvd., has scheduled two special events for adults age 55 or older. The 55+ group will visit the World of Speed…
CRAIG MITCHELLDYER - Young actors become nerdy tweens in a do-or-die contest in Broadway Rose's production of 'The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.' Pictured left to right are Troy Pennington (William Barfee), David Swadis (Leaf Coneybear), Audrey Voon (Marcy Park), Catherine Olson (Logainne SchwartzandGrubenierre), Alex Salazar (Chip Tolentino) and Daniel Purdy (Olive Ostrovsky).
January 28, 2016

Broadway Rose presents H-I-L-A-R-I-O-U-S musical

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Broadway Rose Theatre Company kicks off its 25th anniversary season with the Tony Award-winning musical comedy, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” Featuring an addictive original score and riotous competition, “Spelling Bee” became an…
TIMES PHOTO: ADAM WICKHAM - Visitors view the Lutheran Education on the Frontier exhibit at the Scandinavian Heritage Foundation.
January 21, 2016

Nord by Northwest

by Mark Miller
Exhibit at Nordia House showcases history of Pacific Lutheran University, immigration from Scandinavia. Did you go to public school? Does your child? If so, you might have a 16th-century theologian — and the waves of European immigrants who carried…
FILE PHOTO - Karl Anderson, the Oregon Bird Man, will bring his collection of colorful parrots to the Tualatin Public Library on Feb. 1.
January 21, 2016

Out & About

by Mark Miller
Art Lutheran Education on the Frontier — Trace the history of Lutheran education in the region — from its arrival as Scandinavian immigrants spread across North America in the 1800s to the present day — with this exhibit of tapestries, photographs…
STAFF PHOTOS: VERN UYETAKE - Cynthia Whitcomb, front, Jon Quesenberry and Cheryl E. Grant are presenting Fertile Ground Festival readings at Lakewood Center for the Arts during the festival, which runs throughout Portland Jan. 21-31.
January 21, 2016

Lakewood to host four presentations of new works

by Barb Randall
Lakewood to host four presentations of new works Get ready for 11 days of world premiere acts of creation with Portland’s Fertile Ground Festival — it opens Jan 21 and continues through Jan. 31. This is an opportunity to see dozens of…
January 21, 2016

Religion Notes

by Mark Miller
St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church holding prayer workshop People from all walks of life are invited to an ecumenical, nondenominational “centering prayer” workshop at St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church in Wilsonville, 8818 N.E. Miley Rd.,…
FILE - The Nordia House in Garden Home will be hosting an exhibition on Lutheran history in the Pacific Northwest through March 6, with a public reception Thursday, Jan. 14.
January 13, 2016

Out & About

by Mark Miller
Art Lutheran Education on the Frontier — Trace the history of Lutheran education in the region — from its arrival as Scandinavian immigrants spread across North America in the 1800s to the present day — with this exhibit of tapestries, photographs…
January 14, 2016

Religion Notes

by Mark Miller
Open house set for Beaverton Christian preschool, kindergarten Beaverton Christian Church, 13600 S.W. Allen Blvd., will host an open house from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7 for its 2016-17 preschool and kindergarten program. Prospective families…
January 14, 2016

Weekly Meetings

by Mark Miller
Tigard Area Good Morning Tigard — Members of the Tigard Area Chamber of Commerce take turns hosting networking and coffee meetings on Thursday mornings. From 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, the meeting will be hosted by All Star Labor, 17400…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Lisa Chang (center front) opened the Hula Halau Ohana Holookoa (Hula School, Where Everyone is Family) three years ago in Beaverton. A Hillsboro native, Chang began learning the hula while living in San Francisco after graduating from Oregon State University in the early 1980s.
January 06, 2016

E komo mai (Welcome, Come in!)

by Anne Endicott
Hula Halau (school) embodies Aloha Spirit by embracing dancers of all ages It may seem a little out of place in these parts, but every Thursday morning, the soothing sounds of Aloha come alive in a tidy Beaverton dance studio. About a dozen women,…
TIMES FILE PHOTO - Local playwright George Herman, who visited Southridge High School in the fall, is the author of A Company of Wayward Saints, which Southridge drama students will be staging from Jan. 14 to Jan. 16.
January 06, 2016

Out & About

by Mark Miller
Music Community New Year Concert — Enjoy the music of Kathryn Claire with Zak Borden, Allen Hunter and Don Henson at the Winona Grange (8340 S.W. Seneca Street in Tualatin), starting at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9. This eclectic quartet of folk…
January 06, 2016

Religion Notes

by Mark Miller
Open house set for Beaverton Christian preschool, kindergarten Beaverton Christian Church, 13600 S.W. Allen Blvd., will host an open house from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7 for its 2016-17 preschool and kindergarten program. Prospective families…
January 06, 2016

Weekly Meetings

by Mark Miller
Tigard Area Good Morning Tigard — Members of the Tigard Area Chamber of Commerce take turns hosting networking and coffee meetings on Thursday mornings. From 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 7, Black Tie Detail, 9398 S.W. Tigard St., Tigard, will…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Inga, one of the dogs participating in the Tales to Tails program at the West Linn Public Library, quietly enjoys a story.
January 06, 2016

Dogs - and kids - enjoy library reading program

by Sandi Box
Readers' skills improve while reading to dogs It’s a rainy afternoon and it’s dark outside. Inside West Linn Public Library, in the nook under the stairs, a child is curled up with a good book, reading to a dog. Tales to Tails — the reading program…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Jon and Su Schatz are the owners of Sunny Day Tree Farm in Sherwood.
December 24, 2015

The magic of trees

by Mark Miller
From nobles to Nordmanns, locally grown trees make Christmas merry For tree farms on the Westside, the Christmas season isn’t just the most wonderful time of the year. “It’s a very busy time,” said Juanita Zurbrugg, who answers phones for her…
December 24, 2015

Religion Notes

by Mark Miller
Beaverton Christian Church to hold candlelight service Beaverton Christian Church, 13600 S.W. Allen Blvd., will hold a 4 p.m. candlelight family worship service on Thursday, Dec. 24, Christmas Eve, that includes singing carols, a telling of the…
TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Scott Thingelstad, dressed as a clone trooper, greets children at the Beaverton Library for a Star Wars event.
December 17, 2015

The fans awaken as new Star Wars film hits theaters

by Mark Miller
Star Wars trilogy's sequel has locals abuzz with excitment. There has been an awakening. Have you felt it? Millions of Star Wars fans across the planet sure have. In the Portland area, perhaps no one is as excited for this weekend’s premiere of…
COURTESY JANNA LOPEZ - This image by photographer Janna Lopez is one of several featured on the first, fourth and fifth floors of The Beaverton Building in a display by the group Women Learning Photography Together at The Beaverton Building through the end of December.
December 16, 2015

Out & About

by Mark Miller
Art Women Learning Photography Together — The city of Beaverton’s arts program is showcasing work by local female photographers on the first, fourth and fifth floors of The Beaverton Building through the end of December. Women Learning Photography…

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TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - This set is one of more than 400 in the Allen Nativity Collection that will be on display at Murray Hills Christian Church in Beaverton from Dec. 17-20.
Dec 16, 2015

Religion Notes

by Mark Miller
Beaverton Christian Church holds candlelight worship service Dec. 24 Beaverton Christian Church, 13600 S.W. Allen Blvd., will hold a 4 p.m. candlelight family worship service on Dec. 24,…
Dec 16, 2015

Weekly Meetings

by Mark Miller
Tigard Area Good Morning Tigard — Members of the Tigard Area Chamber of Commerce take turns hosting networking and coffee meetings on Thursday mornings. From 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 17,…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - This item is one of the whimsical glass clocks created by artist Ann McKiernan that is on display at Art on Broadways annual holiday boutique through Dec. 30.
Dec 16, 2015

Art on Broadway shares beauty in holiday boutique

by The Times
Christmas is not just a season for giving, it’s a season for beauty and Beaverton’s Art on Broadway Gallery is doing its part on that front with its annual holiday boutique. The annual holiday…



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