Arts & Leisure
Jan. 9 Arts & Leisure briefs
published: 1/8/2013 4:37:06 PM
A taste of 19th-century Valentine’s Day traditions
The historic Newell House will host an afternoon of Valentine’s Day traditions from 1:30 to 3:30 p.
Second annual juried art show on tap
published: 1/8/2013 4:39:51 PM
The work of more than 35 artists in various mediums will be on display at the Chehalem Cultural Center starting next week, when the second annual Oregon Artist Showcase gets under way.
Photographer gains new perspective on life
published: 1/8/2013 4:42:18 PM
Lake Oswego fine artist and photographer Scott Hoyle has a “zest for life.” A professional illustrator and graphic designer for more than 30 years, Hoyle said he has nurtured a passion for art since his childhood, but he gained a new perspective eight years ago, when he was diagnosed with thyroid cancer.
Symphony will make it 26 concerts
published: 1/8/2013 4:45:09 PM
The Oregon Symphony will perform in Newberg Jan. 18, but the free tickets to the event, which become available at 8 a.m. Friday, will be snatched up long before then.
Jan. 16 Arts & Leisure briefs
published: 1/16/2013 10:38:09 AM
Local museum participating in Salem exhibit
SALEM — The Hoover-Minthorn House Museum is one of more than a dozen museums, colleges and historical societies participating in When We Were Young, a annual exhibit being hosted by the Willamette Heritage Center at The Mill.
Swim lessons begin soon at the aquatic center
published: 1/16/2013 10:39:20 AM
The Chehalem Aquatic Center is accepting registration for their winter programs, set to begin the week of Jan. 14.
Among the programs offered will be a group swim lesson in both a small group and a regular group format.
History is focus of Champoeg this winter
published: 1/16/2013 10:41:57 AM
This season looks to be a winter to remember for the Champoeg State Heritage Area. Specifically, the park will be remembering the site’s storied past, with a number of events on tap in the coming months courtesy the Oregon Parks and Recreation District and nonprofit Friends of Historic Champoeg.
Jan. 16 To Your Health column: Wait for the right time to attempt weight-bearing exercise
published: 1/16/2013 10:43:50 AM
Dear Colin: I broke my shinbone in an auto accident five months ago. My doctor told me not to do anything for at least six months to allow the bone to heal, which is driving me crazy.
Grants would bring pedestrian, cycling upgrades
published: 1/16/2013 10:45:21 AM
The city of Newberg and Chehalem Park and Recreation District officials are seeking public support for separate grants that would bring close to $3 million in pedestrian and bicycle improvements to Villa Road, Haworth Avenue and Springbrook Road if approved.
Movie review: ‘Mama’ a pleasant surprise
published: 1/22/2013 11:24:57 AM
‘Mama’ isn’t Jessica Chastain’s best movie currently at the box office (that would be Zero Dark Thirty), but moviegoers who like a good scare without the gore might find this film refreshing.
Jan. 23 Arts & Leisure briefs
published: 1/22/2013 11:26:44 AM
Social arts project set at George Fox
George Fox University will participate in the large-scale national social arts project One Million Bones from 6 to 9 p.
Newberg singer to take Aladdin stage in Portland
published: 1/22/2013 11:29:53 AM
The Portland Soundcheck, a concert Friday night at Portland’s Aladdin Theater, is being billed as a showcase of “homegrown music talent, all local and with strong community ties.
California artist aims to make a splash at GFU
published: 1/22/2013 11:33:30 AM
Growing up in Redondo Beach, Calif., a seaside city just south of Los Angeles, budding artist Tony Caltabiano was entranced by the ocean. It’s a fascination he sought to capture in his latest work, a series appropriately titled “Oceans,” which will be on display at George Fox University’s Minthorne Gallery starting Thursday.
Champoeg Promise prepares for a tenth season
published: 1/29/2013 4:00:40 PM
Friends of Historic Champoeg is set to roll out the 10th running of its Champoeg Promise program, an award-winning field-trip opportunity offered to schools across the state of Oregon.
Jan. 30 Arts & Leisure briefs
published: 1/29/2013 4:01:41 PM
Concerts on tap next month at Bauman
A trio of musical events are on tap in February at Bauman Auditorium. The lineup kicks off at 7:30 p.
Adaptation of charming fairy tale misses mark
published: 1/29/2013 4:03:52 PM
Before Hollywood came along, stories ended with the words “And they lived happily ever after.” Like in the classic tale of Hansel and Gretel, wherein after the two clever children manage to escape death at the hands of a cannibalistic witch and make their way back home, they find their wicked stepmother dead and enjoy a life of happiness with their loving father.
First Art Walk of 2013 on tap this week
published: 1/29/2013 4:06:43 PM
After taking the first month of 2013 off, the Newberg First Friday Art Walk returns this week with a full slate of artists, activities and refreshments on tap.