Oregon Symphony hosts free Waterfront Concert in Portland September 4

A view of the Willamette River from Waterfront Park in Portland, Oregon (photo by Cheryl Landes) After a four-year break, the Oregon Symphony returns to Waterfront Park on Saturday, September 4, for its free Waterfront Concert. The festival starts at 1 p.m. at Tom McCall Waterfront Park in Portland, Oregon. The main performance starts at … Continue reading Oregon Symphony hosts free Waterfront Concert in Portland September 4

Fox Theater celebrates 90th birthday September 3 in Spokane

When the Fox Theater opened on September 3, 1931 in Spokane, Washington, the 2,300-seat art deco venue was part of William Fox's growing movie empire. Today, it's known as the Martin Woldston Theater at the Fox, and it's among the best restored movie palaces from the early age of the big screen. Those efforts are … Continue reading Fox Theater celebrates 90th birthday September 3 in Spokane

A country junk market in Minnesota returns on September 18

Photo credit: Old Barn Woods and Goods Spend some time in the country on Saturday, September 18, at the Pickintoly Country Junk Market in Waltham, Minnesota. The market will feature at least 25 artisans selling handmade or reclaimed vintage items. Other highlights include a food truck, a coffee bar, and live music by Chuck Wilson … Continue reading A country junk market in Minnesota returns on September 18

Start Labor Day weekend early with the Country Kickoff at a drive-in theater near you

The big screen at the 99W Drive-in Theatre in Newberg, Oregon, one of the participating venues in the Encore Drive-in Nights concert series (photo by Cheryl Landes) Park your car at a drive-in movie theater near you, relax, and enjoy a streamed country on the big screen featuring Toby Keith and Alabama on Thursday, September … Continue reading Start Labor Day weekend early with the Country Kickoff at a drive-in theater near you

Stream the 2021 Springfield Jazz & Roots Festival for free today

The eighth annual Springfield Jazz & Roots Festival is streaming live from Springfield, Massachusetts, today (August 14). The stream starts at 1 p.m. Eastern time and ends at 10 p.m. (10 a.m.-7 p.m. Pacific). The lineup includes Rev. Sekou, Etienne Charles and Creole Soul, and Claudia Acuña. To launch the stream, go to springfieldjazzfest.com. A … Continue reading Stream the 2021 Springfield Jazz & Roots Festival for free today

Tickets still available for Echoes Through the Canyon August 14

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Brandi Carlisle, Sheryl Crow, and Yola are coming to the Gorge Amphitheatre on Saturday, August 14, for Echoes Through the Canyon. This event's original date was June 6 but was rescheduled because of Washington State's restrictions on large events due to COVID. Anyone who bought a ticket for the … Continue reading Tickets still available for Echoes Through the Canyon August 14

The Arboretum Experience in Boston combines nature with performance art

A tree in Boston's Emerald Necklace (photo by Cheryl Landes) Immerse yourself in one of the gems of Boston's Emerald Necklace and a series of performances and music in the Arnold Arboretum, starting Saturday, August 21. The experience includes audio plays, movement maps, and live pop-up performances. There are four audio plays: Ramona the Fearless … Continue reading The Arboretum Experience in Boston combines nature with performance art

DuPont Performing Arts Walk July 30-August 1 in DuPont, Washington

Image by pasja1000 from Pixabay Enjoy outdoor performances by the Olympic Symphony Orchestra, Tacoma Little Theatre, Accidental Woodwind Trio, and moreat the DuPont Performing Arts Walk on Friday-Sunday, July 30-August 1. The performances start at 7 p.m. on July 30-31 and 1 p.m. on August 1. They're located on the north side of the State … Continue reading DuPont Performing Arts Walk July 30-August 1 in DuPont, Washington