The 8th Annual Festival Vanport Mosaic Festival is underway in Portland through May 29, 2023.
Curated and produced by Laura Lo Forti, who calls herself a Story Midwife, two artists who’ve worked with the festival through the years are taking … Read the rest
Grace Lin, a Taiwanese-American author and illustrator of more than 30 children’s books. She is a Newberry, Geisel and Caldecott honoree living in Northhampton, Massachusetts. Dmae Lo Roberts talked with Lin for the Stage and Studio podcast about her … Read the rest
Priti Gandhi came to take the helm as artistic director of Portland Opera during the fall of 2021. She inherited a dynamic season that began with one of her favorite operas Carmen and followed by newer operas Thumbprint and ABSENCE: … Read the rest
On February 19TH 1942, FDR signed Executive Order 9066 sending more than 100,000 Japanese Americans to concentration camps during World War II. To commemorate the Day of Remembrance on that day, Portland’s Japanese American Citizen’s League (JACL) will host a … Read the rest
Illuminating Time as a title can mean a time that can be illuminating to a person or a time period that is bright with illumination like during the holiday season. But in this case Illuminating Time is the name of … Read the rest
Actor, writer, activist, and a Pulitzer Prize nominated tour de force artist, Kristina Wong created a solo show born out of the pandemic. When her tour was cancelled, Wong found herself at home with her sewing machine and decided to … Read the rest