Looking for some live jazz this weekend? Joan Watson-Jones returns to the Chelmsford Center for the Arts with streaming option

Jazz singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Joan Watson-Jones made frequent appearances at the Chelmsford Center for the Arts in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, before the COVID-19 pandemic started. She's now back to perform in person, with a live streaming option, today (Saturday, September 18) at 7-8 p.m. Eastern time. The show is a celebration of Watson-Jones' new CD, … Continue reading Looking for some live jazz this weekend? Joan Watson-Jones returns to the Chelmsford Center for the Arts with streaming option

Can’t make the Waterfront Blues Festival this year? Stream it!

This weekend, the Waterfront Blues Festival returns to Portland in a new location with limited seating, and only a few tickets are left for Monday, July 5. If you can't make it to the live performances or are not comfortable going to gatherings yet due to COVID-19, don't worry. There are two ways you can … Continue reading Can’t make the Waterfront Blues Festival this year? Stream it!

Fort Nisqually virtual live program lineup for May and early June

Photo credit: Fort Nisqually/Metro Parks Tacoma Fort from Home, a series hosted by Fort Nisqually and Metro Parks Tacoma, focuses on a range of topics about the history and culture of Puget Sound. This month's lineup covers maritime and natural history, Victorian cooking, and 19th Century cosmetics. Here's the schedule: Saturday, May 15, 1 p.m. … Continue reading Fort Nisqually virtual live program lineup for May and early June

2021 Maine International Film Festival a hybrid celebration July 9-18

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay This year's Maine International Film Festival will be a mix of in-person, drive-in, and online events from Friday, July 9, through Sunday, July 18. Festival passes and packages are now on sale. The passes range from $95 to $150, with the higher-priced pass allowing access to all in-person, drive-in, … Continue reading 2021 Maine International Film Festival a hybrid celebration July 9-18

Woodland Planters Days planning another virtual celebration in June 2021

Flowers at the display garden at the Holland America Bulb Farm in Woodland, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) Washington State's continued restrictions on large gatherings from the continuing COVID-19 pandemic are affecting the 99th annual Woodland Planters Days celebration again this year. But the Celebration Committee has not given up. "We will not be canceling … Continue reading Woodland Planters Days planning another virtual celebration in June 2021

Stream one of longest-running flamenco and Spanish dance festivals in the world May 9-17

Image by Rene Rauschenberger from Pixabay The Festival de Jerez, one of the foremost and longest-running flamenco and Spanish dance festivals in the world, is usually a live event at the historic Villamarta Theatre in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain. This year because of safety concerns and travel restrictions from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the … Continue reading Stream one of longest-running flamenco and Spanish dance festivals in the world May 9-17

Take a virtual tour of the new Midtown Arts Center in Eugene

The new Midtown Arts Center in Eugene, Oregon (photo source: Eugene Ballet Company) The new Midtown Arts Center at 16th and Pearl Streets in Eugene, Oregon, opened in January 2021. The new center provides space for nine arts organizations to thrive and grow. The 30,000-square-foot, seven-story building doubles the old space that seven arts organizations … Continue reading Take a virtual tour of the new Midtown Arts Center in Eugene

Stream an opera filmed at the Museum of Flight in Tukwila April 23-25

The Museum of Flight in Tukwila, Washington, where the Seattle Opera filmed Flight (photo by Cheryl Landes) That headline is not a misprint! Opera lovers and the curious can stream this groundbreaking performance from anywhere Friday-Sunday, April 23-25. Flight is performed by members of the Seattle Opera. It's inspired by a true story of a … Continue reading Stream an opera filmed at the Museum of Flight in Tukwila April 23-25

Oregon Country Fair to host a virtual event for second year in a row

Hand-dipped ice cream from a previous Oregon Country Fair in Veneta, Oregon (photo by Ben Nieves) For the first 49 years of its existence, the Oregon Country Fair drew thousands of people to a large field west of Eugene to enjoy live entertainment, food, and crafts. Last year, the fair celebrated its 50th anniversary by … Continue reading Oregon Country Fair to host a virtual event for second year in a row