Comedy in the Park every other Friday this summer in Portland

Image by Michiel Ton from Pixabay We all need more opportunities to laugh now more than ever, and Kickstand Comedy in Portland is doing something about it. Starting May 21, 2021, they partnered with Portland Parks and Recreation and The Portland Mercury to host Comedy in the Park, the first annual series of comedy shows … Continue reading Comedy in the Park every other Friday this summer in Portland

Love Letters from the Front a musical remembrance of World War II

Photo by Cheryl Landes A free performance of "Love Letters from the Front", a collection of stories told through the letters and music of World War II, is scheduled on the back lawn at the Tewksbury Library on Tuesday, August 3, at 6:30 p.m. The letters were written by real military personnel and their spouses, … Continue reading Love Letters from the Front a musical remembrance of World War II

Eugene Symphony performs in two free concerts tomorrow and August 11

Image by Wolfgang Gerth from Pixabay The Eugene Symphony is performing in two more free outdoor concerts this summer. The first concert is at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow, July 26, at Bohemia Park at South 10th Street and East Main Street in Cottage Grove, Oregon. During this concert, the symphony is collecting non-perishable items for FOOD … Continue reading Eugene Symphony performs in two free concerts tomorrow and August 11

Caravan Chronicles coming to Pierce County parks in August

Image by Christine Cravens from Pixabay Immerse yourself in an intimate, interactive public art event disguised as a family reunion in and around a vintage Airstream trailer at Caravan Chronicles. It's created by theater simple, which is well-known for creating innovative experiences that seem impossible to pull off (but they do successfully and to the … Continue reading Caravan Chronicles coming to Pierce County parks in August

Mostly Music in the Park returns to Mercer Island, Washington

Image by bpcraddock from Pixabay Enjoy a pleasant summer evening outside listening to music by local artists on Mercer Island in late August and early September. The Mostly Music in the Park summer concert series is back after a year's break due to the COVID pandemic. The three concerts in the 2021 series are scheduled … Continue reading Mostly Music in the Park returns to Mercer Island, Washington

2021 Steilacoom summer concerts cover almost any musical flavor

Silhouette of Elvis Presley (image by anti_hh from Pixabay) The 2021 summer concerts series hosted by the Town of Steilacoom on Wednesday nights in August includes musical genres from country to jazz: August 4 – Danny Vernon, The Illusion of ElvisAugust 11 – Jessica Lynne Witty, countryAugust 18 – 3 Legends Tribute: Jackie Wilson, James Brown, and Michael … Continue reading 2021 Steilacoom summer concerts cover almost any musical flavor

Concert passes, campsites still available for Watershed 2021 in George, Washington

Featured image by Raventhorne, courtesy Creative Commons Tickets for general admission, VIP reserved seating, and box seats are still available for Washington state's largest country music festival, Watershed, which overlooks the Columbia River Gorge in George. Campsites are also available. This year's event is Friday-Sunday, July 30-August 1. The shows will be held on two … Continue reading Concert passes, campsites still available for Watershed 2021 in George, Washington

Waikiki Beach summer concerts return to Cape Disappointment State Park

Image by Rizky Dwi from Pixabay The 15th annual summer concerts series at the Waikiki Beach amphitheater in Cape Disappointment State Park kicked off on Saturday, July 10, with The Hackles performing roots-influenced music. Three more Saturday evening concerts are scheduled for the 2021 season: July 24 – Neftalí Rivera and Grupo Borikuas (Afro-Caribbean)August 14 – Annie Staninec … Continue reading Waikiki Beach summer concerts return to Cape Disappointment State Park

Metropolitan Performing Arts resumes live performances

Image by jhenning from Pixabay After a hiatus due to COVID-19, Metropolitan Performing Arts is back with a two free in-person, outdoor performances in Southwest Washington in July and August. See an updated version of Shakespeare's Love's Labour Lost that's still true to the work's original message. This performance incorporates modern language, social media, and … Continue reading Metropolitan Performing Arts resumes live performances

2021 Cathedral Park Jazz Festival resumes in-person format July 16-18

Image by Marcel Dominic from Pixabay Last year, the Jazz Society of Oregon streamed the Cathedral Park Jazz Festival because of COVID-19. This weekend, the longest-running jazz festival west of the Mississippi River welcomes you to enjoy the shows live at Cathedral Park, under the St. John's Bridge in Portland. Masks and distancing are still … Continue reading 2021 Cathedral Park Jazz Festival resumes in-person format July 16-18