Holiday Memories, Stories and Song

What is winter? What does winter mean in our lives? What is evocative of winter? These are only a few of the questions singer, storyteller, and actor Merideth Kaye Clark asked of herself as she created Winter Song together with Brandon Woolley.   OPENING THE DOOR TO EXPERIENCE AND MEMORY       Much like […]

Armchair Philosophy With a Glass of WORTH at Robin Road

When Christopher Worth comes knocking at my door, I am obliged to open it wide. Mostly because I know from experience, that our conversation will go everywhere! To the familiar places that get mixed up with new perspectives. And into new places that ring so true, and make an ancient and deep sort of sense. […]

Little Potato: From Soviet Nightmares to American Dreams

We all have stories. Our stories. Where we come from. Who we are. Where we are going, or want to go.  The challenges our lives might present. Depending on where we live, and what restrictions that culture presents. Some live in unheeded, unaware privilege. Others, as the saying goes, not so much.

Cindy Surendorf at Robin Road

“How Do You See Peace” is the art show that just finished out but the imperative continues throughout the next year. And it seems well beyond. We need art, now more than ever, to fight against a door of oppression that seems to have been flung wide open.

Tom Gold at Robin Road

The world keeps reinventing itself. Nowhere more true than in the art-world. And especially when it comes to those centuries-old art forms like “Ballet”.  Tom Gold is a dancer, choreographer, and instructor. He’s created dozens of original works for ballet companies across the country. And Tom is in Portland for an intense few days, to […]

Now Playing at Portland Center Stage

Have you ever played the game “The Oregon Trail”? Came out in 1995 on a CD-ROM!!! Now in its 5th edition, “The Oregon Trail” has allowed us to be a carpenter, a farmer, a banker, a housewife (yes they had them back in the old days of 1848!). Now, The Trail arrives to Portland Center […]