The New York theater team Split Britches looks at global anxieties in "Unexploded Ordnances," part of the 2018 TBA festival. Photo: Theo Cote. 

Ava Daniels, a Prime Time player, says students often stay online to talk after the club session is over. “After we run the whole play, we get to talk and kind of do improv things,” she says.Hazel Fiedler, a member of the Prime Time Players, has three scenes, including on in which she throws herself a birthday party, then is appalled when invitations are declined because no one wants to die of COVID-19.Members of the Oregon Coast Council for the Arts’ Online Summer Drama Club meet twice weekly in preparation for their virtual performance later this month.Experience Theatre Project Cirque Soiree Le Chat Noir ModerneDanceWire Portland's dance hub dancewirepdxProfile Theatre Generations II 2020-2021 seasonCoho Productions From These Streets I RiseGirlchoir auditions 2020-21 seasonIn Mulieribus 2020-21 seasonFertile Ground Submission Deadline September 4, 2020Fertile Ground Grow AwardPatricia Reser Center for the Arts Beaverton Arts FoundationsPortland Playhouse intermission donate you can helpPortland Playhouse PlayphoneBJB Hickerson. "Through the Broken Door.”Two hand-woven pieces by Vo Vo in the upstairs exhibitn “Settle/Settler,” at the Chehalem Cultural Center display a Western flair. Photo by: David BatesB.J.B. Hickerson is represented in the virtual Art Harvest Studio Tour show with acrylic paintings (top) "Time Dimension" and "Through the Broken Door.” Photo by: David BatesThe Parrish Gallery of the Chehalem Cultural Center is showing the work of more than 40 Yamhill County artists through Sept. 19. Photo by: David BatesYou can visit the puffins again at the Oregon Coast Aquarium in Newport, as outdoor exhibits received the go-ahead to open to the public this week.Deborah DeWit’s oil paintings, such as “Moth,” often feature cats. She has a new show at the White Bird Gallery in Cannon Beach.Artist Sam Jacobson writes of “Discombobulated II” (clay, 11.5 by 6 inches), her piece in the Oregon Coast Council for the Arts Online Art Show: “Sometimes things don’t quite come together the way they should (wink).” Jacobson will host an online tour of her Otis studio on Aug. 23 as one of the Oregon Coast Art Talks.The Portland Ballet Enroll NowThe Immigrant Story Dreams DeferredThird Angle New Music John Luther AdamsSunriver Music Festival faire virtual gala online auctionJane and Mike Brumfield closed thier gallery in Cannon Beach to concentrate on their gallery in their home town of AstoriaJane and Mike Brumfield closed thier gallery in Cannon Beach to concentrate on their gallery in their home town of AstoriaSculptural artist Michelle Gregor’s work focuses on the human form. “The figure has served as the best method of transportation throughout my many years of practice….,” she says. “As a source, it seems infinite.”Sculptural artist Michelle Gregor’s work focuses on the human form. “The figure has served as the best method of transportation throughout my many years of practice….,” she says. “As a source, it seems infinite.”“2020 Vision” by Carla O'Connor (watercolor and gouache, 22 by) 30 inches) “expresses a certain level of pandemic anxiety we can all relate to,” says Jane Brumfield.Studio Art Quilt Associates OregonChamber Music Northwest 2020-21 seasonElisabeth Jones Art Center Knowing the ColumbiaElisabeth Jones art center Knowing the ColumbiaPortland Center Stage at the Armory RemixPortland Center Stage at the Armory RemixMoonstruck Chocolate"Doyle Thorne's Ditch" by Michael Gibbons (oil, 1987)"Rose's Wedding" by Kerri Evonuk (mixed media, 11 by 14 inches, 2020)"Metamorphosis 2" by Kerri Evonuk (ceramic, 2019)Metropolitan Youth Symphony open enrollmentPortland Playhouse PlayphonePortland Bead SocietyOregon Contemporary Theatre 10-Minute Play FestivalSunriver Music Festival Faire Online AuctionGrants Pass Museum of ArtPortland ShakesHand2Mouth theatretravelyr blacksmithing and cooking lessonAshland Gallery AssociationPacific Northwest College of Art Low-Residency Visual StudiesChehalem Cultural CenterChehalem Cultural CenterChehalem Cultural CenterChehalem Cultural CenterAs host of the “Arts Talk” radio show, Catherine Rickbone (left) talked with Teresa Simmons, vice chair of the Siletz Tribal Arts and Heritage Society, about the group and its dream for a new building. Photo courtesy: Oregon Coast Council for the ArtsCatherine Rickbone (left) joins sculptor Mary Lewis at her piece “Mother and Child,” which was a gift to the Oregon Coast Council for the Arts in 2014. Photo courtesy: Oregon Coast Council for the ArtsIn announcing her retirement from the Oregon Coast Council for the Arts, Catherine Rickbone told the board of directors that her tenure with the council “was made up of billions of moments, millions of interactions, thousands of programs, hundreds of decisions, and uncountable challenges and joys.” Photo courtesy: Oregon Coast Council for the ArtsMcMinnville Short Film FestivalMcMinnville Short Film Festival Regular Deadline November 1, 2020Chamber Music Northwest David Shifrin Virtual Summer Festival 2020Artists Repertory Theatre online classesGallery at Ten Oaks McMinnville, OregonMcMinnville Short Film Festival Early Bird deadlineThe Gallery at Ten Oaks McMinnville, OregonNorthwest Dance Project Adult ClassesOregon International Ballet AcademyFear No MusicFear No MusicFear No MusicArt in the Pearl 2020Cannon Beach Arts AssociationResonance EnsembleProfile Theatre Claudia, A Viral Love StoryHusband and wife Peter and Katrina Theodore perform a song during the 2017 Newport Symphony concert. Photo courtesy: Newport Symphony OrchestraPeter Frajola, associate concertmaster with the Oregon Symphony, sits in on violin during the 2017 performance. Photo courtesy: Newport Symphony OrchestraUnder the growling gaze of the Newport Middle School mascot, Conductor Adam Flatt leads the Newport Symphony Orchesstra during the 2017 Fourth of July concert. The performance will be broadcast Saturday in lieu of a live event. Photo courtesy: Newport Symphony OrchestraDriveway Jazz SeriesHigh Desert Museum Oregon Burning Man Infinite MomentOregon Repertory SingersThe Driveway Jazz SeriesAmity High School student Nick Parr, 16, attended Fire Writers earlier this year, and his work is featured in this year's edition of Paper Gardens. "I enjoy all types of art," he says. "I paint, draw, and even make videos. I love to create something out of nothing." Photo courtesy: Nick ParrFor 27 years, the Arts Alliance of Yamhill County has been publishing the Paper Gardens literary journal, which includes the work of several Fire Writers participants.Fire Writer students focus on a writing prompt during a session on exploring magical realism with Keith Rosen, author of two novels, "Smoke City" and "The Mercy of the Tide." Photo by: David BatesMcMinnville High School junior Jaiden Stoller focuses on a writing prompt during Fire Writers. Photo courtesy: Serengeti SavageGuadalupe García McCall, an assistant professor of English at George Fox University, leads a session on writing a narrative poem. Eighty-five percent of a writer’s time, she says, is spent thinking, listening, talking, reading, and researching. Photo by: David BatesFire Writers presenter Alex Dang addresses the opening of the conference. Photo courtesy: Serengeti SavageRetired McMinnville educator Deborah Weiner was inspired to start the Fire Writers Conference in part by what she read working on the Paper Gardens journal. “There were so many wonderful ways kids were expressing themselves,” she says. “The sense of alienation really rocked me.” Photo by: David BatesThe opening session of Fire Writers organizer Lisa Ohlen Harris addresses the opening session of the Fire Writers Conference at the Chehalem Community Center in Newberg. “Writers are everywhere,” she told students, “doing things that on the surface may seem to have nothing to do with writing.” Photo by: David BatesPortland collage artist Eunice Parsons supplied this cat to the Hoffman Center as part of its fundraiser.Garden artist Jeffrey Bale will teach participants in a Zoom presentation hosted by the Hoffman Center for the Arts how to make pebble mosaics for their gardens.In past years, Hoffman Center for the Arts hosted a crowd at a fundraising summer garden party. Social distancing and COVID-19 put the kibosh on this year’s event. Photo courtesy: Hoffman Center for the ArtsFriends of Chamber Music subscription 2020-2021 seasonSunriver Music Festival virtual gala online auction August 6-11, 2020 Festival FaireThe master plan for the Cultural Plaza Project calls for greenspace with a winding path facing U.S. 101 in front of the Delake School building.The Lincoln City Cultural Center’s “Invest in Inspiration” campaign will turn the yard around the historic Delake School, which houses the center, into a plaza, park, paths, and parking. Photo courtesy: Lincoln City Cultural CenterMarilyn Affolter’s work includes both paintings and photography. An exhibit through July 5 in her McMinnville gallery features animal portraits, such as “Ash.”Marilyn Affolter’s work includes both paintings and photography. “School’s Out” is the old Kenton schoolhouse.Debby Denno’s work, such as "Fascinatin’ Rhythm," (colored pencil drawing, 8.25 by 11.75 inches), is featured this month at Currents Gallery in McMinnville.The Chehalem Cultural Center is showing basketry by Sara Siestreem (Hanis Coos). The artist writes that she gathered and prepared all the materials for this Coos ceremonital cooking basket, which she calls “taxai loʔloʔ t'see məʰkməʰk kwansəm” (huckleberry pie forever).Eagle totem by Cynthia Longhat-Adams"Brown Pelican" by Cynthia Longhat-Adamsglitch art in pinks, yellow, aqua"Crow on Birdbath" by Nancy Abens, is included in the "...a thing with feathers" show at the Lincoln City Cultural Center.Metropolitan Youth Symphony audition enrollment 2020-2021