Arts & Leisure
Art Harvest Studio Tour to feature self-taught painter
published: 10/2/2012 3:55:09 PM
The walls of Jim Morehead’s turn-of-the century Newberg home are filled with paintings. A massive copy of a Rembrandt painting hangs near a double-panel modern landscape.
Book signing to coincide with Friday Art Walk
published: 10/2/2012 3:54:48 PM
A book signing event by a local author and university professor will be held in conjunction with the Newberg First Friday Art Walk later this week.
Oct. 3 - Arts & Leisure in Brief
published: 10/2/2012 3:54:38 PM
Culture on display in Newberg this week Yamhill County will offer 20 activities related to the arts, heritage and humanities during Oregon’s Days of Culture Oct.
Oct. 10 Arts & Leisure briefs
published: 10/9/2012 3:19:05 PM
Cultural District group meets today
A public meeting of the Cultural District Advisory Group will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Newberg Public Library.
Dundee will celebrate its Scottish heritage with event Saturday
published: 10/9/2012 3:20:38 PM
In a celebration of the town’s roots and history, the Dundee Women’s Club will host the Dundee Scottish Heritage Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.
Legend comes to life at Carlton’s ‘Haunted Granary’
published: 10/9/2012 3:21:59 PM
For decades, the Madsen Granary in Carlton was used to store grain as it was prepared for distribution. But come Oct. 26, the now-unused building will be filled with something quite different: ghosts.
‘Assemblage’ on display at Art Elements
published: 10/9/2012 3:24:45 PM
Broken dolls, birds’ nests, shredded posters from years past, kitschy decorations, rusty metal tidbits, pieces from game sets that will never be reunited — all of these and much more were the substance of fine art in the eyes and hands of Diane Lou.
Hollywood or bust: Newberg woman follows her dream
published: 10/9/2012 3:30:59 PM
About five years ago, McKenzie Coffee was a new graduate of the University of Oregon with a bachelor’s degree in international studies. She was co-managing a popular Portland restaurant, Santa Fe Taqueria, with a friend, and the pair was on track to buy it.
Oct. 17 Arts & Leisure briefs
published: 10/16/2012 3:05:25 PM
Learn about the inspirations for human flight
McMINNVILLE — The Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, 500 N.E. Capt. Michael King Smith Way, will invite visitors to study the sources of inspiration for human flight when it hosts presentations by the Oregon Zoo at 11 a.
Christmas light campaign needs to get started now
published: 10/16/2012 3:06:29 PM
In less than eight weeks, volunteers from the Newberg Fire Department will begin hanging 128 Christmas decorations from one end of the city to the other.
Affleck scores with recounting of daring rescue
published: 10/16/2012 3:09:05 PM
With acute attention to the finest details, “Argo” tells the mostly true story of what must be one of the most daring covert rescue missions in the nation’s history: the rescue of six U.
Myron LeRoy: Gospel music, on his own terms
published: 10/16/2012 3:13:31 PM
Newberg musician Myron LeRoy, with his unruly white beard, blue jeans, overalls, straw hat and decades of experience playing in local bars, doesn’t fit the mold of a typical gospel singer.
Oct. 24 Arts & Leisure briefs
published: 10/23/2012 3:09:55 PM
Faculty recital to feature pianist
McMINNVILLE — The Linfield College music department will present a faculty recital featuring pianist Chris Engbretson at 3 p.
Author Jane Kirkpatrick will speak before St. Paul Historical Society
published: 10/23/2012 3:12:02 PM
Award-winning author Jane Kirkpatrick will offer one of her lively and humorous speeches Sunday at the annual meeting of the St. Paul Mission Historical Society.
Trio to showcase Celtic tunes at Monday show
published: 10/23/2012 3:14:51 PM
Celtic music will again take center stage during the Newberg Music Center’s monthly concert series, which will feature a trio of experienced musicians.
GFU’s fall show a ‘comedy of errors’
published: 10/23/2012 3:17:47 PM
A wise man once said, “No one can serve two masters.” And audience members at George Fox University’s Wood-Mar Auditorium may soon learn the truth of that statement, as the college presents its fall comedy, “Servant of Two Masters,” starting later this month.
Oct. 31 Arts & Leisure briefs
published: 10/30/2012 3:25:30 PM
Chase ‘The Winds of Donegal’ at Fernwood
Weekly classes for Irish dancing (also known as “céili”) are being hosted from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesdays at Fernwood Grange, 216 N.
Dia de los Muertos at CCC for a third year
published: 10/30/2012 3:26:56 PM
Death is something to be celebrated, not feared — that is the message behind the traditional Mexican holiday Dia de los Muertos.
According to Caleb Thurston, organizer of a local incarnation now in its third running at the Chehalem Cultural Center, his event is meant to “address some misconceptions” about the celebration, which translates into English as “Day of the Dead.
Pair of authors will team up at Chapters for Friday’s Art Walk
published: 10/30/2012 3:28:57 PM
Chapters Books and Coffee, 701 E. First St., is doubling up at the First Friday Art Walk this week by offering not one, but two book signings by local authors.
Exhibit ‘unearthed’ at Art Elements
published: 10/30/2012 3:32:30 PM
“Unearthed,” the new exhibit on display at Art Elements Gallery through Nov. 17, showcases the work of two artists who are in many ways very similar.