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|Writer/philosopher Dr. Kathleen Dean Moore and producer Nancy Cook present 'Call to Life', a musical/literary performance to safeguard the Earth; Friday April 20 at the Liberty Theatre.
Producers Kit Ketcham & Joseph Stevenson on the Pete Seeger 99th Birthday Celebration & Singalong, at the PAC, for the PAC - the Performing Arts Center in Astoria Sat April 28.
Filmmaker & musician Ron Walker screens his documentary films, with an interview & historical photos of sternwheelers on the Columbia River, at the Seaside Library Sat April 21.
Conductor & Director Cory Pederson with the Columbia River Symphony's 10th anniversary concerts April 21 in Seaside & April 22 in Astoria.
|Artists & teachers Andie Sterling & Miki’ala Souza with students Mal, Wynter & Olivia for the 2nd annual AVA Clatsop Co H.S. Art Exhibition at the Fort George Lovell Showroom Sat April 14 during Astoria Art Walk.
Photographer Don Frank in his first solo show at Imogen Gallery, “From Somewhere Else”, through May 8, opening April 14 during Astoria Art Walk.
David Hall on the Astoria Music Festival concert ‘A Celebration of Spring: Viva Vivaldi’ with guitarist Aaron Larget-Caplan, violinist Adam LaMotte & Strings of the Astoria Festival Orchestra Sun April 15 at Grace Church.
Tillicum Foundation Board President Joan Herman & Director Jennifer Crockett invite everyone to join Coast Community Radio's 35th Birthday Celebration Sat April 14 in the Astor Hotel ‘Ruins'.
|Founder & Producer Jeff Daly & Ray Merritt “Light Up The Night” of Astoria Friday & Sat April 13 & 14 with iLLUMiNART on 8 walls of the town plus a 14’ fire breathing dragon!
Bree Libertad & Courtney Johnston present the “Early Childhood Art Show” by pre and grade school children in the old Lums building during Astoria ArtWalk April 14.
Jessamyn Grace of the Astoria Arts and Movement Center on the April 12th Hip Hop Funk with Nate Boozer of Eugene’s Work Dance Co..
Guest Conductor Dr. Joan Haaland Paddock with Lee Stromquist tell of the North Coast Symphonic Band's “Scandinavian Connection” concert April 8 at the Liberty Theatre in Astoria.
|Edward James directs the English farce “See How They Run” at Astor Street Opry Company March 30 - April 28.
CCC art department chair Kristin Shauck on “Empathies and Energies” exhibit of ceramics, prints and photography at the Royal Nebeker Gallery in Astoria April 2 - May 10; reception April 5.
Musicians Joey Patenaude and Mike Metzner release their CD "ScheckPea Live at the VooDoo Room" Wed April 4th @ the VooDoo Room in Astoria.
Nyklus Steefens talks about all age music shows at the Astoria Armory Skatepark April 5 and 9.
Music curator Gary Seelig talks about north Tillamook County arts including the 3/24 “The B Side” and 4/6 “Brazilian Strings Trio” concerts at the Hoffman Center in Manzanita.
Musicians Brian Bergman & Kristi Kienberger with their quartets, present "Floots, Toots & Bedposts", a benefit concert at the Performing Arts Center in Astoria March 25th.
Director Mick Alderman & actors Daric Moore, Cathy Ryan & Thomas Ryan tell of the farce about a farce “Noises Off” at the Coaster Theatre in Cannon Beach running through April 21.
Blues musician Dean Mueller and friends are playing a Muddy Waters Birthday celebration and Tribute show March 24 at the San Dune in Manzanita.
|ARTS - Live & Local! 3-4pm Friday March 16th with host Carol Newman and her guests:
Bereniece Jones-Centeno and violinist Wyatt True & cellist Eric Alterman from the Delgani String Quartet in concert Friday March 16 at the Liberty Theatre in Astoria.
Author Ani Tuzman reads from her book “The Tremble of Love: A Novel of the Baal Shem Tov” Friday March 16 at Designing Health in Astoria.
Terry Robinett tells of the ’new' Labor Temple in Astoria joined by Dancer Trixie Leone on the burlesque show “Kerfuffle” debuting St. Patty's Day, March 17th.
|Pianist Cary Lewis & narrators Seneshal Incavo & Dida diAngelis perform classic writings adapted for piano accompaniment at the Liberty Theatre Friday March 9.
Artist Jo Pomeroy Crockett invites artists to participate in the April exhibit featuring endangered bees & introduces woodcarver Jim Unwin, opening March 10 at Art Loft Gallery in Astoria.
Terenia Ydstie Fick shares her new ongoing work in 'The Understory' at the Astoria Visual Arts pop up gallery during Astoria Art Walk Sat March 10.
David Robinson tells of the Piano Concert by Xiaohui Yang at the Cannon Beach Community Church Sat March 10.
|In celebration of Women’s History month author Marianne Monson speaks of pioneer women and her book "Frontier Grit" March 3 at Astoria Library & March 10 at RiverSea Gallery & Lucy’s Books.
Director Mindy Stokes & Mary Blake introduce The Vagina Monologues presented March 9th & 10th in the Royal Nebeker Art Gallery.
Glenn Thomas & Pam Fleming with NOCS' North Coast Chamber Orchestra in “Acoustic Nights” March 9 at NCRD in Nehalem and March 11 at the Astoria Elks.
Cello goblin & otherworldly jester Rushadicus plays the VooDoo Room in Astoria Friday March 2.
|ALL FPG - Fisher Poets Gathering - happening all over Astoria this weekend.
Fisher & Photographer Corey Arnold on his show “Aleutian Dreams" at Imogen Gallery; plus an outdoor slideshow “We Are Bristol Bay” Fri & Sat at 11th & Marine Dr.
Elizabeth Herendeen from the organization Salmon State presents a workshop on dangers of Pebble Mine Sat.
New England based singer/ songwriter Larry Kaplan with his ballads of and about the sea and those who work on or by it.
Bristol Bay fisher Elma Burnham now living in Bellingham created "Strength of the Tides”, a movement to secure women's rights and opportunities in commercial fisheries.
Local Fisher Poet Dave Densmore with a new book of short stories from his youth, mostly in Alaska, titled “Growing Up Fishy” .
|Directors Ruth Johnson & Dennis Brodigan of the Lighthouse Jazz Society on the 35th annual Seaside Jazz Festival Feb 22 - 25.
Cannon Beach History Museum director Elaine Murdy-Trucke on the Dmitri Matheny Jazz Noir Concert Feb 16.
Andrea & Emilio Mace on 35 year old Fire Mountain School's March 3rd party at the Old Nehalem Fire Hall.
"Fall in Love with Flamenco” with guitarist Brenna McDonald & cajon player Nick Hutcheson, joined by the troupe Feb 17 at the Sou’Wester in Seaview, WA & Feb 18 at the Performing Arts Center in Astoria.
|Deac Guidi & David Hall speak of the Astoria Music Festival’s Viennese Operetta at the Bridgewater Bistro in Astoria Feb 25 featuring soprano Charlotte Pistor, principal soloist at the Salzburg Cathedral in Austria, with Deac Guidi.
Karen Bain directs & presents “The Actors Process”, two nights of exploration and performance monologues and duos at KALA in Astoria Feb 16-17 .
International performing artists and guitarists Aaron Larget-Caplan & Hiroya Tsukamoto in concert Friday Feb 9 at Grace Episcopal Church in Astoria.
|Jazz guitarist Dave Drury with other world class musicians present “Unexpected Amenities,” a concert At the PAC, For the PAC, the Performing Arts Center in Astoria, Sat Feb 3.
Mary Lou McAuley launches her second book of poetry, The Nine Hundred Moon Journey, at KALA in Astoria February 02.
Jeannette Gran-Davis on recycled art workshops at Astoria Art Loft.
Cellist Anna Fritz, founding member of the Portland Cello Project & cellist for the Decemberists plays the Sou’Wester in Seaview, WA Feb 3.
|Musician & activist Ivy Ross Ricci (pronounce richee) plays with
singer/songwriter Laura Gibson at the Sou’Wester Lodge in Seaview WA 8pm
Friday Jan 26.
Cara Mico from the Cannon Beach Arts Association and Gallery brings us
news of exhibits, workshops, events and more.
Mike ‘Schekie’ Metzner sings Sat Jan 27, with Steve Cleveland on piano and
Olaf Ydstie on drums at the VooDoo Room in Astoria .
Jeremy Johnson, Astoria School District Band Director, & jazz band
students, tell of the Fort George Benefit Night for the Astoria Band
Boosters Tues Jan. 30.
|Carol Newman’s guests include:
Director Susi Brown with actors Daric Moore, Toni Ihander & Rhonda Alderman present the adult drama Frozen, Jan 19 - 26 at KALA in Astoria.
Pianist Cary Lewis plays a classical concert with violinist Sarah Kwak Sat Jan 20 at the Liberty Theatre McTavish Room in Astoria.
Kathie Hightower & Vera Wildauer, organizers of the Manzanita Writers Series at the Hoffman Center for the Arts which starts Sat Jan 20with author Deborah Reed.Melissa Laurie & Dicky Dahl screen their wilderness series "Crazy Possible” Sat Jan 20 at the Sou’Wester in Seaview, with a guided hike/photography workshop Sunday.
|ARTS - Live & Local! Friday Jan 12th 2018
Painter Roger Hayes opens a solo show, 'Memento Mori', at Imogen Gallery during Astoria Art Walk Jan 13.
John Goodenberger, trained in architecture and historic preservation, speaks on the Flavels and 'A Family Residence in Decline' Thurs Jan 18 at the Fort George Lovell Room in Astoria.
Printmaker John Clark opens his show “Multiples” at the Astoria Visual Arts Pop Up Gallery Jan 13th during Art Walk.
David Hall from Astoria Music Festival tells of the Russian Gold Concert with cellist Sergey Antonov & pianist Ilya Kazantsev at the Liberty Theater Sat Jan 13.
|ARTS - Live & Local! 3-4pm Friday Jan 5th. Carol Newman’s guests include:
Mary de la Salandra of the band Ta Ta Ta with partner Raymond Martin plays at RiverSea Gallery Jan 13 for Art Walk.
Artist Wendy Harmon opens her exhibit at Wake Gallery Sat Jan 13th during Astoria Art Walk.
Mark Mizell on the 4th annual Tillamook Head Gathering to benefit Seaside H.S. arts enrichment, Sat Jan 13th at the Seaside Convention Center.
Brownsmead Flats LIVE on ARTS! & in a benefit concert for the Performing Arts Center Sunday Jan 7th in Astoria.
|ARTS - Live & Local! 3-4pm Friday Dec 29th. Carol Newman’s guests include:
Artistic Director Bereniece Jones-Centeno on Project Trio Jan 4th at the Liberty Theater plus outreach and more.
World renown musician Krist Novoselic and drummer/ engineer Erik Friend from Wahkiakum County band Giants in the Trees Dec 30 at the Liberty Theater.
Music happening in our area and for the new year! Robin Bacior, Daric Moore, Sundae & Mr Goessl and more
|Charlene Larsen & Jennifer Crockett on the Friday Musical Club & Liberty Theater collaboration.
Philosopher Seth Tichenor asks 'Is there an absolute limit to human knowledge?” at Fort George Lovell Room in Astoria December 28th.
Musician Brian Bovenizer & his band, The New Old Stock, open for Giants in the Trees at the Liberty Dec 30.
|NCSB director Dave Becker & Liberty director & clarinetist Jennifer Crockett on the Dec 17th concert “Peace on Earth, Good Will to All” with the North Coast Chorale and guest vocalists.
Paper, book & mixed media artist Christine Trexel is part of the group show 'Hook, Pulp & Weave' at Imogen Gallery in Astoria through Jan 9.
Charlene Larsen, cochair of the Clatsop Co Cultural Coalition, on the Oregon Cultural Trust.
|Textile artist Janet Hutchings opens her first show at Tempo Gallery Sat Dec 9 during Astoria Art Walk. Collage artists Sid DeLuca & Joi Smith open at Luminari Gallery during Astoria Art Walk & continue on to the Astor Hotel and KALA. North Coast Chorale director Dr. Denise Reed is joined by visual artist Dr. Jo Pomeroy-Crockett and poet Karin Temple for the NCC concerts at the Performing Arts Center in Astoria Friday Dec 8 and Sunday Dec 10.
|Bayside Singers’ Bette Lu Krause on the "Holiday Tidings" concerts Dec 2 at the Chinook Event Center and Dec 9 at Ocean Park Lutheran Church.
Dida diAngelis on the Liberty Readers Theater production of “A Christmas Carol” Dec 6 - 15.
Thandi Rosenbaum with a myriad of Dec events -music, wellness, arts, crafts- at the Sou’Wester Lodge in Seaview WA.
Conductor Cory Pederson & violinist Angela Calvin Pederson with Columbia River Symphony concert Dec 9 at the Liberty Theater in Astoria.
|Carol Newman’s guests include:
Little Ballet Theater director Jeanne Peterson & orchestra leader Cory Pederson on the 43rd annual production of the Nutcracker Dec 2 & 3 at Astoria High School.
Rachel Douglas on the second annual Blue Scorcher Bakery & Cafe country dance at the Netel Grange Sat Nov 25.
Musician David Rutiezer & Host Debbie Twombly on KMUN TROLL Radio Review Sat Nov 25.
North Coast Chorale director Denise Reed & CCA Regional Food Bank director Marlin Martin with the Messiah Sing-a-long at the Performing Arts Center in Astoria Sun Nov 26.
Musician Matt Sheehy in “Aberdeen", a musical storytelling performance, at KALA in Astoria Sat Nov 25.
|Washington artists Bette Lu Krause and Joanne Webster tell of the 10th annual Peninsula Arts Association studio tour Friday-Sun Nov 24, 25, 26.
Dutch artist Henk Pander from Portland exhibits contemporary classical drawings in “Body Politic" at Royal Nebeker Gallery through Nov 30.
Markus Brown, Dorothy Frace & Barbi England on the Astor Street Opry Company Annual Auction & Gala Sat Nov 18 @ the ASOC Playhouse.
|The Shook Twins at the Liberty Theater in Astoria Friday Nov 10.
Jewelry artist Judith Altruda (-12/31) & Ceramic artist Charlotte Bruhn (12/5) at the RiverSea Gallery opening Nov 11.
Reed Clark in an 'Exploration of Portraiture' at Imogen Gallery opening Nov 11 through Dec 5.
|3-4pm Friday Nov 3rd. Carol Newman’s guests include:
Director Betsy Millard & photographer & emcee Bruce Peterson with the annual 6" x 6" art show & auction at Columbia-Pacific Heritage Museum in Ilwaco Sat Nov 4th.
Jazz Pianist David Robinson & nature photographer Thomas Robinson in the Cannon Beach Community Church Steinway concert series, Sat Nov 4 during the Stormy Weather Arts Festival.
Violinist Pam Fleming with the North Coast Chamber Orchestra in concert Nov 7th, 10th & 12th in Cannon Beach, Astoria PAC & Rockaway Beach.
Musicians Spud Siegel & Michael Shay play the Voodoo Room in Astoria Friday Nov 3rd. They’re joined by songwriter Jim Harris.
|North Coast Symphonic Band director Dave Becker on the Oct 29 concert, “Postcards from Europe”, at the Liberty Theater in Astoria.
Director Susi Brown & actors Sheila, Frank, Slab, with the AAUW Dessert Theater presenting “The Porch”, Nov 3 & 4 at the Presbyterian Church annex in Astoria.
Cara Mico and Jim Paino on the 30th annual Stormy Weather Arts Festival, with visual and performing artists all over Cannon Beach Nov 3 - 5.
Director Brian McMahon & actor Ted Weissbach in the Riverbend production of “Vintage Hitchcock” Nov 4 - 19 at the NCRD in Nehalem.
|Author & naturalist Dr. Robert Michael Pyle with the new edition of his book “Where Bigfoot Walks” Oct 20 at KALA in Astoria.
Mark Mizell on the Harvest Moon Artisans Fest Oct 28-29 at Broadway Middle School to support Seaside student trip to the Cowboy Poets Gathering.
Director Ron Craig on the 11th annual International Film Festival at the Liberty Theater in Astoria Oct 20, 21 & 22.
Co-founder Bruce Watts with the First annual Astoria Jazz Festival in six venues over 3 days, Oct 27, 28 & 29.
|Painter Bethany Rowland exhibit "Hope in Another” at Imogen Gallery & Oct 14 - Nov 7.
Artist Bonny Gorsuch & Waste Zero Specialist Danielle Gambogi on the Coastal Oregon Artist Residency sponsored by Astoria Visual Arts & Recology at Vintage Hardware, Oct 14 through the month.
Painter Jill McVarish at RiverSea Gallery in a two person exhibition with Dave Benz, "Night at the Haunted Big Top”, Oct 14 - Nov 7.
Artist and musician Jennifer Goodenberger and Brian Kidder on the inaugural Fine Arts Fair @ the First Presbyterian Church of Astoria Sat Oct 28.
|Director Betsy McMahon & emcee Brian McMahon with CARTM’s 20th anniversary Trashion Show & Upcycle Party Sat Oct 7 at NCRD in Nehalem.
Theater Director Sheila Shaffer and actor Barbi England with "The Birds" @ the Astor Street Opry Playhouse Oct 6 - 21.
Kristin Shauck from the CCC Art Dept presents “Body Politic” with artists Ghislaine Fremaux and Henk Pander at the Royal Nebeker Art Gallery Oct 12 - Nov 30.
Robert Brake with the DoGoodnics hosts a benefit Celebrating Hispanic Culture Oct 20 at Chautauqua Lodge in Long Beach, WA.
|Chair Diane Marshall about Water Music Festival on the Long Beach, WA peninsula Oct 13 - 15.
Cannon Beach Arts Association program director Cara Mico on CB Gallery show “Baskets” Oct 1 - Nov 12.
Featured artist - printmaker & painter Vicki Baker, and musician Peter Unander, open at Tempo Gallery Oct 14 during Astoria Art Walk.
|Friday Sept 22nd with guest host, Lisa Smith.
Director Edward James presents the comedy “Blithe Spirit” at the Coaster Theatre in Cannon Beach Sept 22 - Oct 28.
Lisa Kerr talks about Clatsop County Cultural Coalition grants for the arts and more.
Dwight Caswell & Phyllis Taylor present a hurricane relief concert by The Consort of All Sorts, at the Pioneer Presbyterian Church in Warrenton Sept 24.
Jeannine Grafton celebrates 20 years of her RiverSea Gallery in Astoria.
|Carol Newman’s guests include:
Organizers Scott & Mary Docherty & performer Bob Malone with the Riverfolk Concert @ CCC Performing Arts Center Sat Sept 16th.
The Lower Columbia Hispanic Council’s Rocio Simmons, on the Heritage Festival Sat Sept 16 at the Astoria Events Center.
Artistic Director Bereniece Jones-Centano with the Cascadia Concert Opera Sat Sept 23 at CCC PAC in Astoria and...
Theatre director Jennifer Crockett on the Portland Chamber Orchestra performance Sat Sept 23 at the Liberty in Astoria.
|Carol Newman’s guests include:
Weaver Brittany Boles & photographer Melissa Righero with Coastal Colors dye workshop Sept 9 in Gearhart;
Painter and musician Ryan Dobrowski at Imogen Gallery for Astoria Art Walk Sat Sept 9;
|The Seth Walker Band plays The Birk in Birkenfeld, OR Friday Sept 1st.
Espacio Flamenco with Noche Flamenca music & dance @ the Performing Arts Center in Astoria Sun Sept 3; also at the Sou’Wester in Seaview Sat Sept 2.
Pianist Tevan Goldberg and Singer Dinah Urell in concert, “Beyond Eclectic”, at KALA in Astoria Thurs Aug 31st .
Local Sculptor Rick Crawford participates in International Art Collaborations.
Paul Dueber & Bobcat Rice with the Cannon Beach Hootenanny featuring local musicians, Sat Aug 26 at the Coaster Theatre.
Director Katherine Lacaze with actors from the Clatsop Children’s Theatre Company, Alona, John, Patrick & Odessa, in "Alice in Wonderland" at the Seaside Convention Center Fri - Sun Aug18-20.
Rosemary Andrews from Water Music Society’s Jazz & Oysters celebration with jazz & rock music Sat Aug 19 in Long Beach, WA.
Singer/Songwriter & Pianist Kamila Swerdloff features her new album, Adalyn, at KALA in Astoria Sat Aug 19th.
Singer/Songwriter Samuel Roland, eclipse visitor from San Francisco to Brownsmead.
Artist Christos Koutsouros opens a new show titled 'Venetian Red for Despina' at Imogen Gallery Sat Aug 12 during Astoria ArtWalk;
Director Sen Incavo & Daric Moore with the Liberty Reader’s Theatre production 'The Sum of Us' Aug 16-24 in Astoria;
Conductor Cory Pederson with the Columbia River Symphony & the Vancouver Concert Band in the Regatta pops concert Sun Aug 13 @ Astoria High School.
|Ed Peterson with new paintings at Tempo Gallery during Astoria Art Walk Aug 12.
Featured artists Luisa Mack in August and David Campiche in September at the ArtPort Gallery in Ilwaco, WA; Aug 4 reception
Daric Moore has a brand new album to share.
Roger's guests include:
Liberty Theater directors Jennifer Crockett & Bereniece Jones-Centano on upcoming Classical music events in Astoria, from July 30th on.
Artists Annie Eskelin, Jo Pomeroy-Crockett & Lucy Barna tell of the Astoria Open Studios Tour July 29 & 30.
|Carol Newman’s guests include:
Photographer Don Frank, president of the Arts Council of Clatsop County, talks of the national study that shows that arts and culture benefit the economy as well as the quality of life in Clatsop County.
Astor Street Opry production chair Markus Brown and Director Sheila Shaffer invite you to audition for the October production of Daphne du Maurier’s “The Birds”, Mon & Tues, July 24 & 25 at the ASOC playhouse in Astoria.
The 2nd annual Manzanita Music Festival, with 20 national, regional & local acts in many musical genres, takes place July 21 - 23. Peter Newman interviews the organizers.
|Carol's guests include: Co-chairs Nancy Allen and Darlene Houser talk about the Water Music Festival Garden Tour on the Washington peninsula Sat July 15; Bay area performer and storyteller Micah Huang appears in Zara Thustra: Time Traveler, a genderqueer punk sci-fi musical, Sat July 15 at KALA; Nyklus Steefens and Alex Trevino produce a full weekend of Rock and Pop music at the Astoria Armory Skate Park Fri-Sun July 14-16 plus shows July 19-23
|Penny Treat, Renee O'Connor and Wally Mann are the featured artists at ArtPort Gallery. Reception Friday July 7 Ilwaco Art Walk
Cynthia Lahti returns to Imogen Gallery for a third solo exhibition Opening July 8 Astoria Art Walk
Jenni Tronier and actors from Cannon Beach Coaster Theater summer repertory productions of “Steel Magnolias” and “Clue”
Janet Robinson and Doris Bush co-curators for the 2nd annual Quilt and Fiber Arts Show July 14-23
|Assistant conductor & trombone player John Hammond & bassoon player Sally Schrager of the North Coast Symphonic Band in concert Monday July 3 at the Liberty Theater in Astoria.
Television & film actor George Dzundza directs the Rising Tide production of the Pulitzer prize winning play "Doubt: A Parable” at the NCRD Performing Arts Center in Nehalem July 14-30.
Assistant director Brooke Flood from PAPA, Peninsula Association of Performing Artists, with the musical comedy "She Loves Me" July 7 - Aug 6 at Fort Columbia Theater in Chinook, WA.
|Cast members Rita Smith, Bob Goldberg and Jim Tweedie, jurors 2, 3 and 8 from the Peninsula Players production of "Twelve Angry Jurors” which runs June 23 - July 2 at the River City Playhouse in Ilwaco.
Classical guitarist Aaron Larget Caplan performs guitar solos and Art Songs with Metropolitan Opera baritone Richard Zeller Friday June 23 at the Performing Arts Center as part of the Astoria Music Festival.
Percussionist and Astoria Music Festival artistic administrator Kevin Schlossman tells of the final weekend performances including Rossini’s The Barber of Seville, Sunday June 25 at the Liberty Theater.
Washington painter JoAnne Shellan who shows at DragonFire Gallery and Bonnie Gilchrist talk about the Cannon Beach 9th Annual Plein Air & More Arts Festival June 23 - 25.
|Headliners Harald Haugaard, Helene Blum and Mikkel Grue from Denmark perform at the Astoria Scandinavian Festival. Coordinators Janet & Lloyd Bowler tell of the Abba Tribute Band & Finnish performers. All takes place Fri - Sun June 16 - 18 at the Fairgrounds.
Astoria Music Festival Director of Chamber Music and pianist Cary Lewis, with cellist Sergey Antonov, pianist Ilya Kazantsev and violinist Solomiya Ivakhiv talk about their performances at the Liberty Theater June 16 - 24.
Cannon Beach Arts Association program & education directors Cara Mico & Meagan Sokol tell of their upcoming gallery show, summer art camp, scholarships, open studio program and more.
|Metropolitan Opera soprano Angela Meade performs her Oregon solo recital debut in the opening Gala Celebration of the Astoria Music Festival Sunday June 11th at the Liberty Theater in Astoria.
Astoria artist Darren Orange exhibits “Under the Surface”, his first solo show at Imogen Gallery, opening during Astoria Art Walk Sat June 10th.
Felina Mincey, Volunteer Coordinator at The Harbor, is joined by a participating local potter to tell of the collaboration to create Soup Bowl 2017 in Astoria Sat June 10th.
|North Coast Chorale Director Dr. Denise Reed talks about upcoming concert “Journey in Peace” at the Performing Arts Center in Astoria Friday June 2nd; a studio full of 4 string musicians, here for KMUN's traditional celebration of the 8th annual Tenor Guitar Gathering happening all over Astoria with music of all kinds, Friday & Saturday June 2nd & 3rd.
Guests include: Josh Reynolds, Tim May, Tyler Jackson, Grant Flick, Gerry Carthy, Erich Sylvester and John Lawlor.
|Marco Davis talks about the Lower Columbia Q Center's 2nd annual Astoria PRIDE Weekend celebrating LGBTQ diversity on the North Coast, June 9-11 at various venues in Astoria.
Janet Robinson and Director Sue Jelineo discuss an evening of 3 One Act Plays at the Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita June 9th in conjunction with the North Coast Pride Celebration.
Encaustic artist Barbara Mallon and metal sculptor Bill Atwood are the featured artists in the new show opening at ArtPort Gallery in Ilwaco Friday June 2nd.
Penny Treat and Jenna Austin introduce the new expanded first Friday Ilwaco Art Walk including galleries & businesses beginning June 2nd.
|Portland poet, author and activist Judith Arcana will read from her new poetry collection, 'Announcements from the Planetarium’ Friday June 2nd at Astoria Library.
Sara Meyer, president of Astoria AAUW - American Association of University Women, invites the community to the AAUW 90th anniversary celebration in the Heritage Museum Tuesday May 23
Artists from the CCC Student Art Show in the Royal Nebeker Gallery in Astoria. The show runs through June 2nd with an artists reception Thursday May 18 at 6pm
|Director Karen Reddick Yurka talks about CARTM Recycling’s annual TRASH ART show May 19-21 PLUS their 20th anniversary celebration Sun May 21 in Manzanita.
Astoria High School Honors English students host "Cultural Conversations” representing different parts of our community, sharing their stories to help open dialogue in our community. This is open to the public at AHS Wed May 17.
Jazz musician and PSU Professor Darrell Grant brings the Modern Jazz Quartet 2 to the Performing Arts Center in Astoria Sat May 13th.
New shows opening during Astoria Art Walk Sat May 13th include: printmaker Gin Laughery, with abstract landscapes titled “Field Notes”, is at Imogen Gallery; photographer Carol Smith, with work titled "Puertas y Perros: Adventures in El Salvador”, is at Tempo Gallery.
|Director Sheila Shaffer with actors Bonnie Lively & Slab Slabinski bring Neil Simon’s ‘Barefoot in the Park’ to the Coaster Theatre in Cannon Beach May 5 - 28.
From the Tolovana Arts Colony, Tracy Abel, Watt Childress and Andrew R Tonry talk about the amazing authors coming to Cannon Beach for the 6th annual “Get Lit at the Beach”.
Dr. Denise Reed, director of the North Coast Chorale, talks of the upcoming Spring Concert, “Joyful Masses" May 5 & 6 at the Performing Arts Center in Astoria.
Director Jeff Slamal, Musical director Bob La Torre and actors Sedona Torres and Renee La Torre talk about Riverbend Players production of Cole Porter’s "You Never Know” May 13-28 at the NCRD in Nehalem.
|Andrea Mace with the 'New School at Fire Mountain' holding its Spring Raffle Bollywood Dance Party and Indian feast, Sat May 6th at the Old Nehalem Fire Hall.
Clarinetist Jennifer Crockett will perform with "Portland Chamber Music" in concert at Grace Episcopal church in Astoria May 6th.
William Ham performs his one man show of parody, satire and surrealism presented by the Astor Street Opry Company. Markus Brown joins him to talk about the performances May 5, 6, 12 & 13 at the Playhouse in Astoria.
Cory Pederson, conductor & director of the Columbia River Symphony, offering 'Symphonic Stories 3 - Colorful Memories'; May 6th at Astoria High School and May 13th at North Coast Family Fellowship in Seaside.
|Artist Judy Sorrel opens her show of mixed media paintings titled “Circle Back”; at Polaris Gallery in Manzanita Friday April 28th.
Fred Stemmler, director of Recology, and Rebecca Rubens of Astoria Visual Arts, talk about applications for the second annual collaborative COAR residency.
Jessamyn Grace, director of the Astoria Arts and Movement Center, tells of the performances, music and more at the AAMC Benefit night at the Fort George,Tuesday April 25th.
Author and performer Diana Kirk presents stories from her life with humor and honesty at KALA in Astoria Friday April 21st.
|Brian Oberlin directs the 24 member Oregon Mandolin Orchestra coming to Astoria Saturday, April 22nd, at the Liberty Theatre, with guest mandolin luminary Evan Marshall.
Board members Deac Guidi and David Lee Myers invite volunteers to sign up for the 15th annual Astoria Music Festival taking place June 10th - 25th.
In celebration of Poetry Month, Astoria poet Jim Dott will share his poems and tell of the first Tuesday, monthly 'Ric’s Poetry Mic’; and Astoria Library’s April 29 guest poet.
|North Coast Symphonic Band’s Dennis Hale and Tango performer & teacher Estelle Olivares taking part in the NCSB concert at the Liberty Theater in Astoria Sunday April 9th, “Muy Caliente: Latin Influences from Sunny Climes”.
Contemporary Onondowagan artist, Linley B. Logan, opens his solo show at the Royal Nebeker Gallery at Clatsop College in Astoria, Thurs April 13.
Students & teachers from the First Annual Clatsop County High School Art Exhibition at the Fort George Lovell Showroom, Sat April 8 during Astoria Art Walk.
|Dwight Caswell talks about the Royal Nebeker Art Scholarships for which applications are due May 1st. Program Director Cara Mico introduces artist Drea Frost, showing at the Cannon Beach Art Gallery April 1-30. Drea received the 2015-16 CBAA Artist Grant as well as the 2016 Royal Nebeker Scholarship.
North Coast Big Band trombonists Lee Stromquist and John Hammond tell of the concert Jazz @ the PAC, a benefit for the Performing Arts Center in Astoria Sunday April 2.
Janet Weidman helped organize an all age event to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's Beyond Vietnam speech; Tues April 4 at Grace Episcopal Church in Astoria.
|Rita Smith, Melissa Goldberg and Robert Sherrer from Peninsula Players present You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown March 24 - April 9 at the River City Playhouse in Ilwaco.
Portland singers Julie Amici and Mary Cameron present a Tribute to Patsy Cline & Loretta Lynn at the NCRD Performing Arts Center in Nehalem March 31st.
Susi Brown and Daric Moore perform in the drama Doubt: a Parable presented by the Liberty Readers Theater in Astoria, Wed/Thurs March 22-23 and Wed/Thurs March 29-30.
The jazz trio Equinox with guitarist David Drury, bassist Todd Pederson and flutist Shelley Loring Barker perform March 31 at KALA in Astoria.
|Brooke Flood with the Peninsula Association of Performing Artists, aka PAPA; auditions Sat & Sun March 18 & 19 at Fort Columbia Theater in Chinook, for 'She Loves Me', directed by Barbara Poulshok.
Wood and metal sculptor Rick Crawford has been selected to participate in the June 2017 International Artists Collaboration which takes place this year in France.
Musician Sandy Bradley plays and sings three sets of Irish related music with Spud, Bill and Mick in their band the Snake Skinners, Friday March 17, for Saint Patricks Day at the Sandtrap in Gearhart.
|Cast members from Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap at the Coaster Theatre in Cannon Beach; the show runs weekends through April 15.
Jennifer Crockett and Bereniece Jones of the Liberty Theater present the International a cappella Vocal Ensemble, "Women of the World”, Saturday March 11th in Astoria.
Carla Oja shares the Astoria Scandinavian Festival’s 50th anniversary celebration beginning with a “Mamma Mia the Movie Singalong” at the Columbian Theater in Astoria Sat afternoon March 11th.
Seattle artist Aaron Murray joins five others in the exhibit “Ceramics on the Edge”, at Imogen Gallery Sat March 11th during Astoria ArtWalk. This is part of a national event.
|Diva Chris Lynn Taylor and Fulio’s Chef Sean talk about the March 10th dinner in Astoria supporting the North Coast Chorale’s trip to Barcelona Spain to represent the USA and share its message of peace at the 11th World Symposium of Choral Music.
Kacia Lessnau from the Ocean Beach Hospital Foundation, talks about the garden themed Spring Fling with dinner, auction and music by swing/jazz band Boy and Bean, Saturday March 11th at the Chinook School.
Portland author Ruth Tanzer Feldman introduces Seven Stitches, the 3rd young adult novel in her Oregon Book Award-winning Blue Thread series.
Poet Cate Gable will be joined by Aida Moradi Ahani, Tammy Robacker, and Colleen Rain reading at Adelaide's Coffee Shop in Ocean Park, WA, on Saturday, March 4.
|Painter and fisherman George Wilson with his watercolors of fishing in Alaska, at a reception at Imogen Gallery in Astoria, the kickoff event for FPG, Friday afternoon Feb 24th. Commercial fisher Mariah Warren from Sitka, Alaska shares her fishing stories and a tuna dance. Director Brett VandenHeuvel tells of the FPG presentations by Columbia Riverkeeper on Healthy Rivers, Songs and Activism, and a Hike. Astoria Band Boosters let folks know how we can support Music in the schools Tues Feb 28 at Fort George.
Carol Newman’s guests include: Christen Allsop presents the 7th annual Cannon Beach Yoga Festival Feb 24 - 27 with yoga of all kinds, meditation, figure drawing, Bollywood Dance Party and more. Heather Ramsdell directs the Astor Street Opry Company’s youth theater production of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book Feb 17 - 26 at the ASOC Playhouse in Astoria. Bereniece Jones talks about a double arts bill Sat Feb 18 in Astoria. The Cascadia Concert Opera from Eugene joins the North Coast Chorale for a concert at the CCC Performing Arts Center in the evening. The Confluence Project comes to the Liberty Theater in the afternoon. Lead singer Tave and drummer Nikki from the band Gerle (pronounced girl) Haggard perform songs by Merle, at the Sou’Wester Lodge in Seaview, WA Sat Feb 18
|Riverbend Players present The Curious Savage, written by John Patrick and directed by Suzanne Jelineo, at the NCRD Performing Arts Center in Nehalem Feb 11 through 26. Nyklus Steefens presents "Post Art Walk Fun" at the Astoria Armory Skatepark Sat Feb 11. Singer and flutist Hanz Araki, with the Press Gang, a traditional Irish band from Portland Maine, perform a benefit concert for the PAC, Friday Feb 10th at the CCC Performing Arts Center in Astoria.
|Sandy Nielson, cellist Andrew Emlen from the Skamokawa Swamp Opera, in concert Sunday Feb 5, at the Performing Arts Center in Astoria to benefit the PAC.
Artist Robert Paulmenn and director Kristin Shauck talk about the 11th annual exhibit Au Naturel: Nude in the 21st Century, at the CCC Royal Nebeker Gallery in Astoria. Reception Thurs Feb 9.
Singer songwriter Mary Flower with multi instrumentalist Peter Spud Siegel perform in concert at KALA in Astoria Friday Feb 3.
|Artists Luisa Mack and Barbara Mallon, members of the ArtPort Artists Association, open their spring group exhibit Feb 4 & 5 at the gallery's new space in Ilwaco, WA.
Singer songwriter Ivy Ross - Ricci has a new album of music for peace and healing, unity and equality, justice, freedom and love.
Musician Brad Griswold of the Bar K Buckaroos talks about the first Swing Dance with live music at the Astoria Arts & Music Center Tues, July 31st with a dance class and party.
Clint, Bryan & Fred of the North Coast Blues band, and Carla, their host at the Pioneer Tavern in Long Beach WA, Saturday Jan 28th.
|Kate Brister, Bill Ham & Daric (derrick) Moore perform Ariel Dorfman’s drama, Death and the Maiden, at the Liberty Readers Theater in Astoria, Wednesdays & Thursdays Jan 25 & 26 and Feb 1 & 2. Singer Maggie Kitson of Maggie and the Cats, hosts the Freedom Follies at KALA in Astoria Friday Jan 20, with numerous diverse performers including Adams and Costello who join her on air. Musician, composer and author Nick Jaina offers a musical lecture at the Liberty Theater in Astoria Friday Jan 20 and a prose writing workshop at the Sou’Wester in Seaview Jan 21. Ray Lund, musician and host of the Astoria House Concert Series, is joined by classical violinist Kevin Lefohn from The Bodhi Trio which performs Sunday Jan 22.
|Artists from two shows which open Jan 14th during Astoria’s Second Saturday ArtWalk:
Kirsten Horning and Sarah Lippold from the exhibition “Refuge” by the North Coast Printmakers Collective at Imogen Gallery.
Retired bar pilot and painter Thron Riggs new exhibit “Where the Water Meets the Land” at the Tempo Gallery.
Astoria International Film Festival director Ron Craig talks about the Sunday Jan 15th showing of the true story drama "Dar He: The Lynching of Emmett Till” at the Liberty Theater in Astoria in commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Day.
|Director Edward James and actor Patrick Webb perform in David Ives’ comedy “All in the Timing”, Friday, Jan 13th for two weekends at the Performing Arts Center in Astoria.
Artist Noel Thomas has a new exhibit of watercolors and pencil and pen sketches at the RiverSea Gallery with a reception Sat Jan 14th during Astoria Art Walk.
Live, in-studio performance by Spud, Bill and Peter of "The Columbians" playing at the Sand Trap Inn Friday, January 6.
|Teacher Mark Mizell introduces the 3rd annual Tillamook Head Gathering taking place Sat Jan 7th at the Seaside Convention Center with live music by the Kelsey Mousley Band; all to support the arts for Seaside H.S. Students.
Dance Caller Dave Ambrose talks about the all age Contra Dance with live music by local players, Friday Jan 13th at the Astoria Arts and Movement Center in Astoria.
|Poet Mary Lou McAuley gives insight on the Astoria scene with “Ric’s Poetry Mic” which takes place the first Tuesday of every month. She’ll also present her own poetry.
Carol reads "Christmas Tapestry" by Patricia Polacco, celebrating the spirit of Christmas and Chanukah.
|North Coast Symphonic Band Conductor Dave Becker & guest vocalists Deac Guidi and Aleesha Nedd perform in concert “Joyful Christmas Traditions” Sat Dec 17th at the Liberty Theater in Astoria. Pianist Jennifer Goodenberger & Flutist Shelley Loring present a Concert for a Winter’s Night: Music for Chanukah, Solstice and Christmas, Monday Dec 19th at Grace Episcopal Church in Astoria. Thandi Rosenbaum from the Sou’Wester Lodge in Seaview, WA tells of the Handmade Art Bazaar & Thrifty Grand Re-Opening Sat Dec 17th.
|Join host Carol Newman for Arts! Live and Local Fridays at 3 pm.
Carol's guests: Diane Marshall talks about the Water Music Festival's 2016 Christmas concert; Lorain Trzyna and Cheryl Capellen from North Coast Chorale Holiday Concerts; Sen Incava directs the Liberty Readers Theater in “A Christmas Carol”; and Larkin Stentz plays music for "Gifts That Make a Difference".
|Columbia River Symphony performs “Holiday Harmonies” with Warrenton Middle & High School choirs at the Liberty Theater in Astoria Sat Dec 10th. Cindy Peake organizes the 21st annual Astor Street Opry Company’s Starving Artist Faire Friday - Sunday Dec 2nd - 4th at the Astoria Armory, supporting the Clatsop Regional Food Bank. Lam and Kestral of HiHi Lights, present a Winter Bazaar of diverse arts in their Barn Studio Sat Dec 3. Their paper lights are also featured in a group fiber arts exhibit at Imogen Gallery Dec 10th during Astoria Art Walk.
|Artist Audene Jay presents her work in a solo show titled “Fearless Watercolors" at the NCRD Gallery in Nehalem for the month of December, opening Friday Dec 2; Cheryl Capellon from the North Coast Chorale which will lead the Messiah Sing-a-long at the Performing Arts Center in Astoria, Sunday Nov 27 to benefit the Food Bank; Little Ballet Theater dancers Anita Barbic and Lillian Bigby perform with a full cast of characters in the annual production of The Nutcracker Sat & Sun Dec 3 & 4 at Astoria High School with a live orchestra.
|Heidie Johnson, musician Spud Siegel and Terry Robinett host the Pierce Christie Benefit Silent Auction and Show with The Columbians and specials guests; Friday Nov 18th at the Merry Time Tavern in Astoria.
Cast members perform in the Coaster Theatre’s holiday production of "It’s a Wonderful Life” opening Nov 18 and running through Dec 23 in Cannon Beach.
Artist Bette Lu Krause, chair person of the 9th annual Peninsula Arts Association Studio Tour from Ilwaco to Oysterville, WA with 16 venues and 20 artists; Fri and Sat Nov 25 and 26.
Artists Terrie Remington and Kitty Paino hold a joint show titled 'Solstice Enlightened’ at Grace Episcopal Church Gallery in Astoria, through January 3, 2017 with an artist reception Sunday Nov 20.
|Blues, jazz, funk performer Ellen Whyte headlines at the Coaster Theatre Friday, Nov 4th, kicking off this weekend’s Stormy Weather Arts Festival taking place all over Cannon Beach Friday through Sunday.
Astoria Music Festival presents a concert of "Russian Gold” — Cellist Sergey Antonov and Pianist Ilya Kazantsev in concert at the Liberty Theatre in Astoria, Friday November 4.
Director Betsy Millard and photographer-auctioneer Bruce Peterson produce the 6 by 6 Art Show and Auction, featuring over 60 works by regional artists, at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum in Ilwaco, WA, Saturday Nov 5th.
|Artist Bill Dodge presents a new Astoria painting at the Columbia River Maritime Museum's Epic book signing event Friday, Nov 4th. The museum’s Dave Pearson talks about the 16 authors who will be present as well as the annual meeting which follows.
Conductor Dave Becker presents the North Coast Symphonic Band’s seasonal concert, “All Treats - No Tricks” Sunday, Oct 30th at the Liberty Theater in Astoria. Jennifer Goodenberger joins him to talk about her mother Peggy, in whose memory soloist Mark Goodenberger is donating a marimba to the band.
Katherine Lacaze and Ellen Jensen are two of the performers in the farce "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised]” at the Coaster Theatre in Cannon Beach Nov 5, 6 and 12.
|Director Ron Craig will describe the full roster of films in the 10th annual Astoria International Film Festival this weekend Oct 21-23 at the Liberty Theater. The Tango Twins, Estelle and Celeste Olivares, highlight the Festival film TANGO showing Sat; as well as their inaugural milonga at the Astoria Arts & Movement Center Sat evening Oct 22. Betsy Ayres & Kit Ketchem invite everyone to the North Coast Land Conservancy Barn Stomp at the Fort George Brewery's benefit evening Tues Oct 25th with music by the Brownsmead Flats. Artist Jill Merrill is teaching the Art of Block Printing for all ages, at the Timberland Libraries, beginning in Ilwaco, Sat Oct 29th.
|Author Paula Judith Johnson tells of the books to be presented at the 5th annual Beach Books event “Written in the Sand” at Beach Books in Seaside Sat, Oct 15.
Andrea Larson Perez presents her book, “Astoria During the Golden Age of Postcards", Sunday Oct 16 at Lewis & Clark National Historical Park. Park Ranger Sally Freeman talks about the Fort Clatsop speaker series.
Author Ruth Lindemann draws on true stories of Holocaust survivors in her fictionalized book "To Survive is Not Enough”. Meet her at Beach Book's “Written in the Sand” event, Oct 15.
|Local author Tim Hurd releases his first book of short stories, titled “Of Dust and The River”, Sat October 8th at Fort George Brewery’s Lovell Show Room in Astoria;
Jenni Tronier and other cast members talk about the show "Don't Dress for Dinner" currently running at The Coaster Theatre in Cannon Beach - - and their upcoming Halloween Bash featuring classical guitarist Aaron Larget-Caplan;
Astoria artist Linden opens the exhibit "The Tao of An, A Journey To Peace”, at Imogen Gallery in Astoria during Art Walk October 8. New paintings by Linden and selected drawings from the late An Marie will be featured through Nov 8.
|Diane Marshall, Chair and Board member, talks about the 2016 Water Music Festival taking place Oct 14 & 15 on the Long Beach, WA Peninsula with Pearl Django, the Cavatina Duo and more;
Sean Barrow and Dawn Stetzel speak of their Coastal Oregon Artist Residency, created by Astoria Visual Arts and Recology Western Oregon. An artists reception for the exhibit “From the Pile,” is Friday, October 7 at the Gallery Underground in Astoria;
Director Lisa Fergus and ChrisLynn Taylor tell of the Astor Street Opry Company fall production of “Barefoot in the Park,” by Neil Simon at the ASOC Playhouse in Astoria October 7 - 22.
Carol Newman’s guests include:
Clatsop College Art Instructor Kristin Shauck and featured artist Laura Viola-Preciado introduce the upcoming exhibit “The Beauty of Inelegance” at the Royal Nebeker Art Gallery Sept 26 - Nov 3 with an artist reception Oct 6th;
Lisa Kerr, board member of the Clatsop County Cultural Coalition, will talk about upcoming opportunities for grants to Clatsop County residents in visual and performing arts, heritage and humanities;
Writer, illustrator, educator Heather Douglas is the AVA - Astoria Visual Arts, first Writer in Residence. She’ll let us know what that means;
|Blues man Clint Carter introduces the lineup for the 2016 Blues & Seafood Festival taking place at the Port of Ilwaco Friday and Saturday Sept 23 & 24.
Artist Penny Treat & wood carver Rick Crawford present ARTPORT Gallery’s “Blue on Blue” exhibit and demonstrations happening in Ilwaco Sept 23-24 in conjunction with the Blues music festival.
The band 'Stunning Ray Guns’ plays songs and improvisations at the closing of Avantika Bawa’s installation, part of Disjecta 2016 biennial at the Astor Hotel Friday Sept 16.
Folk duo Zach + Bridget play at KALA in Astoria Sat Sept 17.
|Carol’s guests include:
To commemorate the Chinese Harvest Moon Festival, Astoria High School senior Raina Christian is installing an Art Installation and creating a Community Celebration at the Garden of Surging Waves Sept 13 - 16;
Director Susi Brown and actors talk about the romantic comedy “LOVE/SICK” presented by the AAUW and Partners for the PAC at the Performing Arts Center in Astoria Sept 16-25;
Tony Nordin, board member and production manager of Sunday Afternoon Live in Raymond, WA, tells of SAL's upcoming concerts with piano and soprano Sept 11th and countertenor Terry Barber Sept 25th.
|Ellen Zimet and Jo Pomeroy-Crockett talk about the Cannon Beach based Palette Puddlers annual Labor Day Art show, this year at the Art Loft in Astoria Sept 3 - 5.
Watercolorist Debbie Lloyd is the featured artist at Trails End Art Gallery Saturday Sept 3 during the Gearhart Art Walk.
Director Elaine Trucke talks about the Cannon Beach History Center and Museum’s ‘Cottage and Garden Tour’ taking place September 9-11.
|Marilyn Karr directs the Riverbend Players production of “Love, Loss & What I Wore” at the NCRD, North County Recreation District Performing Arts Center in Nehalem Sept 2-11. Andrew Tonry, program coordinator for TAC, the Tolovana Arts Colony, tells of the Concert in the Park in Cannon Beach, Sunday August 28, with musicians Baby Gramps and Luke & Kati. Cannon Beach Gallery volunteer Lolly Champion introduces the 9 artist exhibit titled Narrative Ceramic Sculpture, opening Sept 3.
|Carol Newman’s guests include:
Hideki Yamaya presents the Musica Maestrale Early Music Festival at Grace Church in Astoria Aug 18 - 21;
Sheila Shaffer & Arnie Hummasti direct Live Radio Theater KBS - 'The Goon Show' and 'Fibber McGee and Molly' - at KALA in Astoria Fri & Sat, Aug 19 & 20;
Joe Paliani and Peninsula Players tell about their annual One Act Play Festival at the River City Playhouse in Ilwaco Aug 25-28.
|Carol Newman’s guests include:Stage and screen actor, George Dzundza (zoon za), directs the Pulitzer prize winning play “I Am My Own Wife”, at the NCRD Performing Arts Center in Nehalem, August 13 - 21.Astoria’s Aug 13th Second Saturday Art Walk includes: Internationally exhibiting artist, editor, curator, and academic, Avantika Bawa, part of the Disjecta Portland Biennial 2016 taking place all over Oregon. Her exhibit is at the Astor Hotel Lobby. Portland artist Tom Cramer's exhibit "New Work”, with bold color saturated paintings and carved wood relief wall pieces, at Imogen Gallery.
|Guest Host: Roger RockaDiana Thompson with 2016 Water Music Festival’s Jazz & Oysters Sat Aug 13 in Ocean Park, WA; Scott Docherty & Cliff Fick with 2016 Astoria Regatta Festival Aug 10-14; Columbia River Symphony & Babcock Music Concert Band present the Summer Regatta Festival Concert Aug 14 at Astoria High School.
|Artist Terrie Remington’s new show, On the Edge, is at Luminari Gallery Aug 6 to Sept 6 with a reception during Astoria Art Walk Aug 13; Brian Bovenizer and the Koala Cowboys join bands from around the country at the 2nd annual Electric Fences Music Festival in Nehalem Aug 13; Jennie Tronier and Sheila Shaffer present the Cannon Beach Coaster Theatre summer repertory playing through Sept 4,auditions in August.
|Nick Nikkila and Eva Malerich talk about the biennial Finnish American Festival celebrating Finnish culture, at the Naselle, WA school Friday - Sunday July 29-31. Artist and Coordinator Annie Eskelin introduces the 6th annual Astoria Open Studio Tour with 47 artists in 24 Astoria locations Sat and Sun, July 30-31. Brooke Brown, choreographer and actor, tells of the Peninsula Association of Performing Artists production of “Once Upon A Mattress”, playing weekends through August 7th at Fort Columbia Theater in Chinook, WA.
|Friday July 15th Poet Karin Temple and Artist Charles Schweigert present Karin’s new book of poetry, 'The Chalice of Tears', Sunday July 24 at Grace Episcopal Church. Miki Souza and students designed and will paint a mural on the North Coast Food Web building in Astoria next week and community members are invited to join. Nancy Allen & Darlene Houser talk about the Water Music Festival’s 10th annual Music in the Garden Tour on the Longbeach Peninsula in WA, Saturday July 16.Musician Judy Eron plays at The Cove in Long Beach with ‘Las Dos Gringas’ July 22 and with Double J and the Boys Sunday Market Aug 7.
|Brian Bovenizer and Darren Orange tell of The Sunset Series starting at the Liberty Theater in Astoria July 13 with the band Horse Feathers and Mandolin Orange.The band Lonesome Leash performs at KALA in Astoria Friday, July 8.Multi media artist Helga Winter shows wood turned vessels, wall hung book art, vessels from tea bags, at Imogen Gallery during Astoria Art Walk July 9th.North Oregon Coast Symphony presents “Traveling with Mozart” Friday, July 8 at the PAC - Performing Arts Center in Astoria and Sunday July 10 at the Rockaway Beach Community Church.
|Members of the Eugene Opera present “Little Women” as part of the Astoria Music Festival, Friday and Sat July 1st & 2nd at the Performing Arts Center.Conductor Dave Becker and soloists Andy and Rachel Becker perform in the North Coast Symphonic Band’s concert “American Heroes” at the Liberty Theater in Astoria Sunday July 3rd.Fred Lackaff and his band the Nehalem All Stars present a Dance - Concert Sat July 2nd at the Tsunami Ballroom in Wheeler.Astor Street Opry performers open the 32nd season of Shanghaied in Astoria July 7th at the ASOC Playhouse.The Paul McKenna Band performs a KMUN benefit at the Armory in Astoria July 21st.
|An all Astoria Music Festival show with pianist Cary Lewis, Director of Chamber Music, Cellist Sergey Antonov, pianist Ilya Katzantsev and Astoria artist Darren Orange.
|Members of the Finnish Trio Karuna appear at the 2016 Scandinavian Midsummer Festival at the Clatsop County Fairgrounds June 17-19; author Sydney Stevens Launches her latest book Jailhouse Stories from Early Pacific County, Saturday June 18, Oysterville, WA; Astoria Music Festival Board Chair Dwight Caswell and home host volunteer coordinator Lynee Haskeel talk about local support for the 14 annual AMF June 17-July 2.
|Robert Michael Pyle launches CHINOOK AND CHANTERELLE, Friday June 17th at KALA in Astoria. Mary & Scott Docherty, Jean Mann and Thom Mooney, with the Benefit Concert for the Riverfolk Homeless Coalition in Astoria at the PAC Friday June 10th. Marc Boone brings his exhibit titled Pacific Portals: Arcane Image to Imogen Gallery during Astoria’s Second Saturday Artwalk, June 11th; through July 5th.
|Marco Davis and Dinah Urell from the Lower Columbia Q Center introduce the Inaugural Astoria Pride Weekend, Thursday through Sunday June 9 - 11David Campiche tells of the first Royal Nebeker Art Scholarship presentation and Scandinavian dinner this Sunday June 5th at the Shelburne Inn in Seaview, WAAstoria High School student editors Trinity, Lydia and Dylan, present “The Local Lie”, the premier AHS Literary and Art Review, at Coffee Girl on 39th Street, Wed June 8thActors Nicole and Riley introduce "Junior Shanghaied in Astoria” on stage at the Astor Street Opry Playhouse June 10 through 19.
|7th annual Tenor Guitar Gathering! With special guests: Tim May, John Lawlor, Grant Flick, Tyler Jackson, Jean Mann, Bill Corral, Paul Gabrielson, Rick Dougherty and co host Josh Reynolds.
|Director Dr. Denise Reed presents the North Coast Chorale concert at the Performing Arts Center Sat & Sun May 21 & 22. She is joined by Photographer Friderike Heuer whose montages will be projected during the performance of 'The Armed Man - A Mass for Peace'. Four of the seven members of The Sedona Fire Band talk of their Family Concert including special guests, happening Sunday June 5th at the North County Recreation District Performing Arts Center in Nehalem.
|Host David Paul talks with Jan Johnson and the cast from Knappa High School's "Stone Girls Dreaming"; performance artist Marco Davis; student staff members Saga Frey and Alex Autio from RAIN magazine.
|Karen Reddick Yurka and CARTM’s Trash Art Show 5/13-15; Margaret Wall & guest dancers with Astoria School of Ballet’s Giselle Act I at the Liberty Theater 5/6; Painter Mike Rangner for Cannon Beach Gallery Group's Spring Unveiling May 6-8; Mary Arnold opens her Coastal Reflections Textile Exhibit at the Cannon Beach History Center May 7th.
|Darren Orange of Astoria Visual Arts and Fred Stemmler of Recology Western OR discuss the upcoming collaborative Artist in Residence program.Carol Brenneman and Maureen Casterline of the Seaside AAUW "Style Show" fpr girls' scholarships May 7the at the Astoria County Club.NOra, Cheryl and Kristin from Latsop College 2016 Art Student Exhibition, opening May 5th at the Royal Nebeker Art Gallery in Astoria.It's Druglation May 7th at the John Jacob Astor Hotel with Marco Davis and Gabriella!
|Painter Robert Paulmenn organized an exhibit of 30 local artists for an AVA Invitational at ArtPort Gallery in Ilwaco, opening April 30 with a reception May 7.Artist Annie Eskelin is coordinating Astoria’s Open Studio Tour in July. Artists must register by April 30 with AVA, Astoria Visual Arts.Dwight Caswell tells of the first Royal Nebeker Art Scholarship to encourage those pursuing an education in visual arts. Applications are due by May 2.
|John Hammond and Shelley Loring of the North Coast Symphonic Band; Northern Lights Flute Ensemble, Sunday April 17 at the Liberty Theater in AstoriaCult of Orpheus presents musicians and former Astorians Christopher Corbell and Heather Christie in 'Songcraft at the VooDoo Room’ in Astoria Sat April 16Spud Siegel and Bill Uhlig from the band, The Columbians; Friday April 15 at the Sandtrap in Gearhart Cory Pederson conducts the Columbia River Symphony presenting “Symphonic Stories” Saturday, April 23 at the Liberty Theater/Sunday, April 24 at Coastline Christian Fellowship, Hwy 202.
|Astor Street Opry’s “The Real Lewis & Clark Story” opens April 8th with music composed by guests Joyce Niland & Stanley Azen, plus director & playwright Judith Niland.Director Betsy McMahon and cast members of Riverbend’s production of “The Odd Couple” at NCRD in Nehalem opens April 16th.Lee Stromquist and Bob Joiner Swing Into Spring” with the North Coast Big Band, Sunday April 10th as a benefit for the Performing Arts Center in Astoria.April Coppini opens her exhibit, “Of Hounds & Hares” at Imogen Gallery Sat April 9th for Second Saturday Astoria Art Walk.
|Artist Ed Peterson's exhibit “Color in Conversation” opens at the Tempo Gallery Saturday April 9th during Astoria Art Walk.SeasideHigh School student Hayley Rollins sponsored House Bill 3042 naming April 14th as Honorary Artists of Oregon Day. Cast from "The Miracle Worker" April 2nd and 3rd at Knappa High School
|Artists Richard Rowland & Lucien Swerdloff, curators of the exhibit “Thinking Outside the Box”, opening at the Royal Nebeker Art Gallery Thurs March 31st. Tracy Abel and Watt Childress from Tolovana Arts Colony present the 5th annual “Get Lit at the Beach”, a gathering for readers in Cannon Beach April 8-10. Artist and performer Marco Davis, co-host of "The Caravan of Glam” Portland's GLBTQ Cabaret Troupe, at the Astoria Event Center March 26.
|Singer Merideth Kaye Clark Performs Joni Mitchell's "Blue", accompanied by Mont Chris Hubbard. April 3, at the Coaster Theater, Cannon Beach. Daric Moore and his band Midas Digs March 19th at Coffee Girl in Astoria. Kevin Violette talks about the benefit for Sam Whitehorn, March 19 at Cannon Beach Legion.
|LaRee Johnson presents the Mary Riddle Diaries, about Pioneer life in Clatsop County from 1879 - 1923, at the Astoria Library Friday March 11.Director Sheila Shaffer and actors from the courtroom drama "Twelve Angry Men” opening Friday, March 11th at the Performing Arts Center in Astoria.Phyllis Taylor features an all watercolor show, "Daffodils - The Harbinger of Spring" at Tempo Gallery opening Sat March 12th for Astoria Art Walk.
|Director Rita Smith with Peninsula Players’ musical comedy “Ain’t Retirement Grand” opening Fri March 4 at River City Playhouse in Ilwaco; Dr. Margaret Frimoth introduces the Monday, March 7th concert by singer/ songwriter Judy Fjell in the Clatsop College Commons; guitarist David Crabtree and soprano Laurie Drage present a concert of diverse music to support the Performing Arts Center in Astoria, Sunday March 6th.
|It's an all Fisher Poets Gathering with guests photographer Corey Arnold at the Imogen Gallery; Columbia River Keeper Director, Brett VandenHeuvel; Storyteller Brittany Retherford presents a photo essay "Lost at Sea". Fisher and anthropologist Emilie Springer creates the first FisherKids event.
|Jennifer Goodenberger presents"Classical Music at the Movies”, a piano concert "Classical Music at the Movies”, at the Performing Arts Center in Astoria Sat Feb 20.North Coast Symphonic Band Conductor/Director Dave Becker talks about "Opporknockity Tunes:Humor and Whimsey for Band" Sunday Feb 21 at the Liberty Theater.Author Victoria Stoppiello will present her book, This Side of Sand Island: Reflections on Fish, Finns and Finding Out about Family, at Fisher Poets Gathering Friday and Saturday, Feb 26-27
|Carol's Guests: Kim Angelis and Joself Gault, Romancing the PAC 2/13 Astoria; Astoria-born filmmaker Christopher Lang brings his latest film "A Valley of Ditches" to the Columbian Theater 2/13; Christen Alsop presents the 6th annual Cannon Beach Yoga Festival 2/26-29.
|Carol's guest include Coaster Theater Director, Edward James talks about the thriller "Dead Guilty" running through February 20th; artist Annie Eskelin discusses her showing at the AVA on display through February 13.
|Elsa & Dee Wooley from the Clatskanie Arts Council; Seaside High School Arts Benefit 1/30 at the Convention Center with Frogtown and Jazz Choir; Adult Prom at the Astoria Armory, 2/6.
|Host/ Carol Newman"Waiting for Godot" - a tragicomedy at Astoria PAC 1/29-2/6; Au Naturel: The Nude in the 21st Century at CCC Royal Nebeker Art Gallery thru 3/10; Liberty Theater 1/23 concert, 1/27-2/4 Readers Theater comedy.
|Host/Kate BristerCBAA & Lightbox Photo show @ CB Gallery thru 2/21, opening 1/16; Greg Nokes discusses Slavery at the End of the Oregon Trail 1/15 Astoria Library;Jim Stewart, author of Ochoco Reach@ CB Book Club 1/16
|Host/ Carol NewmanGuest: Roger Hayes & Sally Lackaff @ Imogen Gallery, Astoria 1/9 - 2/9/16; Refugee Benefit @ Riverszen, Astoria 1/10; Alison Ruch on RAIN magazine; Doug Sheresh new CD
|Host/Carol NewmanMargaret Thierry on Astoria Fiber Arts Studio 2016; Nancy Cook on CCC Climate Change & arts
|Host/Carol NewmanDragalution New Year’s Eve celebration @ Columbian in Astoria; Margit Bowler & Tevan Goldberg, homegrown artists out in the world.
|Host/Carol NewmanNCSB concert 12/19 @ Liberty, Astoria; The Little Necks @ Merry Time, Astoria; Matt Love with Sometimes a Great Notion & Movie 12/30 @ Sou’Wester, Seaview, WA.
|Host/ Carol NewmanNorth Coast Chorale winter concert 12/12 & 13 @ Astoria PAC; Gifts that Make a Difference 12/12 Liberty in Astoria; Lower Columbia Hospice hearts; Nancy Karacand @ Tempo Gallery 12/12 til Jan 2016.
|Host: Carol NewmanGuests: Robert Michael Pyle reads Wintergreen 12/4 @ Astoria Library; Dwight Caswell on AMF concert 12/13 + 2016 Fest; Kathryn Claire @ Peninsula PAC in Long Beach 12/4 & 5.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol NewmanMessiah Singalong w/ North Coast Chorale 11/29 @ Astoria PAC; ASOC’s Starving Artist Fair 12/4-6 @ Astoria Armory; Aleesha Nedd sings @ Astoria’s Coffee Girl 11/29
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman 'Once Upon a Mattress’ at the Coaster Theatre in CB through Dec 20; Liz Harris & Kinzi Gordon, AVA a-i-r through Dec.
|Host: Carol Newman Charles Schweigert RS Gallery 11/14 with Karin Temple; Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum 6x6 show 11/14; Columbia River Symphony 11/14 & 15 and North OR Coast Symphony 11/20 & 22; woodblock print artist Peter Nevins at Luminari Gallery, 11/14.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Stormy Weather Arts Festival in CB 11/6-8; Terri Remington art at Grace Church in Astoria 11/8-12/10; AAUW reader's theater 11/13-14 at PAC in Astoria.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Peter Lindsey's storytelling history of Cannon Beach 11/10 CB Chamber; Riverbend Players One Acts 11/13-22 CCC Faculty Art Show featuring Royal Nebeker opening 11/12
|Arts! Live and Local/ Carol Newman: NCLC celebration w/Bruce Barcott - 'The Wild Edge' 10/23 Astoria; Cathy Erickson Japanese internment textile show @ CBHCM thru Feb 2016; Astoria Column Renovation Project @ Caruthers in Astoria 10/24; NCSB 10/25 concert @ Liberty Theater
|With Host, Carol Newman; Astoria International Film Festival 10/16-18 Ron Craig & Ian McCluskey @ Liberty; Consort of All Sorts 10/18 @ Grace Church
|Arts! Live and Local with Host Carol Newman: Riverbend Players present “Over the River & Through the Woods” 10/17-11/1 at NCRD in Nehalem; Imogen Gallery features Laura Hamje, Tempo Gallery features Phyllis Taylor; both open 10/10 in Astoria
|With host Carol Newman: ASOC ‘True West” thru 10/24; CCC art show David Allison 10/8 reception, 10/9 workshop; CB Coaster “Bell, Book & Candle” thru 10/24.
|Don Giovanni 9/27 @ PAC in Astoria w/ Cascadia Concert Opera & NCC; Water Music Festival 10/9 & 10 on Long Beach Peninsula; art-folk duo Wyldernesse & Scorcher 9/25; PNW Brew Cup 9/25-27.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Art Port Gallery for Hot Ilwaco Nights 9/25; Cannon Beach Hootenanny 9/19; Marco @ LCNHP Sunday in the Park w/Art 9/20.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Pledge Drive! Columbia Theatre events in Longview; Printmaker Gin Laughery at Imogen Sept; Clatsop Cultural Coalition grant program 9/22 & 26 workshops.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Hoffman Ctr Anniversary Arts Party 9/4; Veterans for Peace Ch.164 host Peace Fest 9/12; H. Eliz Koch - AVA/AIR 9/12 ArtWalk
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. CARTM's Trashion Show 9/26 NCRD; Sou'Wester Ojo de Dijo workshop 9/29; TAC basket weaving workshops 9/20-30 in CB; author Raymond Carver's life and work.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Hot Ilwaco Nights Art at the Port 8/28; Peninsula players One Act Play Fest 8/27-30;CB Gallery Stan Peterson 8/29
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. LuRain Penny & Peter Unander dinner theater for Helping Hand @ Seaside Convention Ctr 8/22; Geri Ethen & Barbara Walden @ Oysterville Church 8/16 Vespers.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Columbia River Symphony & Beacock Band Summer Pops Concert 8/9 at AHS; Jazz & Oysters & Seafood & Blues Long Beach Peninsula 8/14 & 15; Red Chair Travels on the Peninsula; Astoria native Michele Rundgren in town.
|Host: Carol Newman Peninsula Clay Artists 8/7-15 Ocean Park, WA; Tillamook's first pop-up 8/14-22; Coastal Fiber Arts Exhibit at the Astoria Heritage Museum 8/6-9/15; Cannon Beach Gallery group show 7/30-8/24
|Host: Carol Newman
Matt Love & The OR Story Sessions in Astoria 7/25; Joel Uram, songwriting winner @ Peninsula Arts Center 7/25; Dave Drury@Astoria PAC, 7/25; Big Bridges@ Adrift in Long Beach 7/24
|Host: Carol Newman
Judy Eron & Janet Clark of Double J & the Boys 7/19, 7/20 & fiddle workshop 7/20; Astoria Art Studio Tour 7/25-26 w/ 36 artists; Wistappear - Jiroudeks & Ian Lipson - @ Coaster 7/21
|Host: Roger Rocka
PAPA presents Cinderella: The Enchanted Edition @ Ft Columbia in Chinook 7/11-8/9; Bethany Rowland acrylics @ Imogen Gallery July; Stirling Gorsuch@ Cannon Beach Gallery Printmakers show
|Host: Carol Newman
Dan Schmidt & Bob Walters of NCSB on concerts 7/3 Astoria & 7/4 Cannon Beach; Tolovana Arts Colony in Cannon Beach Multi Cultural cooking class 7/10; Shanghaied in Astoria opens 7/9; Fort George Brewery in Astoria 3 Day Celeb 7/3-5.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Orwick & Pavlenko @ DragonFire in CB Plein Air Fest; Marga Stanley art @ the Cove in Long Beach; Feeny & Johnedis play Sou’Wester in Seaview; AMF Cary Lewis
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Kristoffer and Sindre Norwegian accordions @ Scandi Fest; 3 for Silver plays Astoria VooDoo Room & Sou’Wester in Seaview.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Ryan Dubrowski art @ Imogen in Astoria; Israel Nebeker w/ AMF; Blind Pilot update
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. North Head Lighthouse & Waikiki Beach Concert Series; Scandinavian Fest royalty 6/19-21; Dan Supple's baseball Rocker @ OTF
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Dusty Santamaria @ VooDoo 5/22; James Bernard author; Mark Josephs of Tenor Guitar Gathering.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. ASB Cinderella 5/15 @ Liberty; Riverbend Players 'The Foreigner' @ NCRD in Nehalem; NCC 5/16 & 17 @ CCC PAC; ASOC's “Sleeping Beauty”.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Von Trapps @ Liberty 5/1; Mixed Emotions romantic comedy @ Coaster in CB; Maori show @ CCC; Experimental music @ Blue Scorcher 5/2.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. CCC Maori Art Exhibit & Cultural Exchange artists.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. NC Big Band 4/25 @ PAC; Dance Theatre of Harlem 4/25 @ Liberty; Chica y Los Gatos 4/25 @ SouWester in Seaview; Long Beach Peninsula Rhododendron Tour 5/2
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. CARTM Recycling Trash Art Show in Manzanita 5/1-3; NCSB Sousa concert 4/19 @ Liberty; Primal Mates jazz duo @ KALA 4/17; Anita Margarita & the Rattlesnakes in Long Beach 4/17-18
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Shoalwater Carvers; Stamp Out Hunger.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. CCC Student Art Show; CB Gallery 'Green Show’; N. Tillamook libe & Polaris Gallery: “The Book Unbound” Manzanita; Matt Love’: “A Nice Piece of Astoria”
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. DAMF & Finlandia Foundation present Sibelius 150th Jubilee Concert at the Liberty in Astoria 3/22; Get Lit at the Beach in Cannon Beach 4/10-12; Tango classes at AAMC in Astoria 3/20 & 27; World Organ Day & Bach's birthday 3/21 concert at the PAC to Save the PAC.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Peninsula Players; artists showing at Riversea, Imogen and Studio 11 galleries this weekend; Cary Lewis, Astoria Chamber Players; St Patrick's Day!
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Rachel Speakman w/ AHS art at Imogen 3/6; Marga and Christine on the Astoria Studio Tour 2015. deadline 4/30; John Gorka at the Liberty 3/6.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. All Fisher Poets Gathering show: Feb 27 - Mar 1; Scottish fisher & artist George Wilson at Imogen Gallery in Astoria thru 3/10; Columbia Riverkeeper's Brett Vandenheuvel on Alexa and Dave defending the river, 2/28; fisherwomen Elena Lansing & Hannah Heimbuch; & Emilie Springer.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Cannon Beach History Center textile show: "Blue" thru March; Royal Nebeker Art Scholarship Fund Dinner 2/22, North Coast Symphonic Band's "Age of Aquarius" concert 2/22; Cannon Beach Yoga Festival 3/6-8.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Seaside Jazz Festival 2/20-22; KALA exhibit w/ Robin Rosemond & Kari Glass; Kim Angelis & David Reihs in Romancing the PAC 2/13; Dan Pillers "Sticks & Stones" at RiverSea Gallery.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Artist Darren Orange exhibit, open Feb weekends in Astoria; guitarist Aaron Larget-Caplan concerts 2/7, 2/8 and 2/14 at Coaster; Starbright & Vine by Richard J Allen, benefit for the PAC in Astoria thru 2/25.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Marco Davis 'Drag it Out' at AAMC 1/30, Coaster Theatre Production of "Night Mother" 1/30 - 2/21, Riverbend Players "Take a Number, Darling" 2/7 in the NCRD Theater in Nahelem
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Robert Michael Pyle "Evolution of the Genus Iris" poetry at KALA 1/23; CCC art exhibit Au Naturel reception 1/29 in Gallery; Liberty Theater 90th anniversary kickoff 1/24.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Kathleen Saadat "Don't Let Go! Keeping the Dream Alive" honors MLK & diversity1/16; Mark Mizell on benefit for Seaside HS students trip to Cowboy Poets 1/17; Robert Brake, men's fashion show @ The Cove in Longbeach 1/21, benefits Peninsula Players; 3 for Silver CD release 1/16 VooDoo, 1/18 SouWester.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Larkin Stentz flute concert Jan 11 for Astoria Column; 'Two Crows Joy' musician Jane Dunkin w/ debut album; painter Nicholas Knapton at Imogen Gallery in Astoria. Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Peter Greaver, featured CB Gallery artest, and Susie Simon on upcoming shows; Song writer & acousitic guitarist David Douglas.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Music to celebrate Kwanzaa and more/ Bart Budwig, musician, singer, songwriter. Live.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. String Town Press at Cloud & Leaf Books in Manzanita 12/19; NcSB & choral groups at Liberty Theater 12/20; Dinah & Friends Winter Concert to benefit Sammy's Place 12/19 at KALA; Consort of All Sorts 12/19 at Astoria Library.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. December Artists Bette Lu Krause at Tempo Gallery, Dulcye Taylor at Old Town Framing - Astoria galleries; Art Show at Shelburne Inn, Seaview, WA 12/13; North Coast Chorale & Childrens Chorus 12/13 & 14 concerts at the PAC in Astoria; Liberty Theater benefit 12/14 Home Tour on the Long Beach Peninsula.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Winston Churchill's words at NCRD 12/6; Clatsop Animal Assistance fundraiser 12/13 at Lovell in Astoria; popup "Artist's Gallery on 10th" during Astoria Art Walk, 12/13; ASOC "Scrooged in Astoria through 12/21.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Messiah singalong 11/30 in Astoria; Starving Artists Faire 12/5-7 at the Astoria Armory; Columbia River Maritime Museum Community Day 12/7. Podcast available Mon, Dec 1
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Indie band Parallel Lines debuts at KALA in Astoria 11/21; Little Ballet Theatre's "The Nutcracker" at Astoria HS 12/6 & 7; Coaster Theater's "Beauty & The Beast" thru 12/28 in Cannon Beach.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. AAUW benefit theater 11/21 & 11/22 at Presbyterian Hall in Astoria; Ilwaco's Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum 6 by 6 art auction 11/15; Columbia River Symphony multimedia concert 11/15 & 16 in Astoria; Astoria H.S. A Christmas Carol 11/4 - 22.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Florence Sage poetry book at KALA 11/7; Ben Rosenberg "Winter Coat" group show at CCC Art Gallery 11/13 - 01/15/15; Jilly Merrill slkscreens at Lunimari Gallery n Astoria 11/08 and Astoria HS art students host "Art 360" at Lovel Showroom 11/08.
|Arts! Live and Local/Guest host: Roger Rocka
Roger and his guests discuss upcoming events at the PAC.
|Arts! Live and Local/Guest host: David Paul Guests: Paul Dueber, Hootenanny Event! Jack Falk, Klezmer music at KALA Hipfish Friday Oct. 24.
|Arts! Live and Local/Guest host: Heidie Johnson Guests: Andy and Virginia Carlson, Raymond Theater; Sydney Stevens, "Ghosts of the Long Beach Peninsula"; visual artist Sid DeLuca
|Arts! Live and Local/Guest host: David Paul Guests: Artists Helga Winter showing at Imogen Gallery; Noel Thomas and Robert Paulmenn at RiverSea Gallery; Andrew Cier and LaRee Johnson, Luminari Gallery; Charlie Schweigert and Drew Herzig, Consort of All Sorts, October 12 3:00PM Grace Episcopal Church.
|Arts! Live and Local/Guest host: Roger Rocka Cannon Beach Coaster Theater "twelfth Night" thru 10/25; Astor Street Opry's "The Foreigner" 10/10-10/25; Water Music Festival 10/17-18, Long Beach
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Pacific NW Brew Cup 9/26-28; Cascadia Concert Opera w/ Fidelio at the PAC 9/28; CCC Art Gallery new exhibit opens 10/2; Liberty Readers Theater "AngelStreet (Gaslight)" 10/1,2,8,9
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Author Bruce Holbert with "The Hour of Lead"; Clatsop Cultural Coalition grant workshops 9/23 & 9/27; Musicians Carl & Marilyn 9/19 at Bouy Beer.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Northwest Symposium for Alternative Process Photography at the Liberty, show at Lightbox. Jorge Gutierrez on the Hispaic Heritage Festival and painters Natalie Orr and Roger Hays plus woodworker Tim Kennedy.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Open House: Fire Mountain School , Arch Cape 9/9; Marga Stanley at Tempo 9/13; Yoshi Aoki at RiverSea Gallery 9/13; Drew Herzig on LCDP and other September events; Jennifer Goodenberger releases Clara Schumann album.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Veterans for Peace presents North Coast Peace Fest 8/30 in Wheeler; Matt Love reads from his new book 'Rose City' at The Big O in Olney 8/30; printmaker Marie Powell shows her work in Ilwaco, Astoria and New Zealand. Opening in Portland 9/4.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Double J and the Boys at Astoria Sunday Market 8/24; Peninsula Players One Act Festival in Ilwaco 8/29-31; Three for Silver at VooDoo Room 8/23
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Alaska Stories & Astoria Art at KALA 8/15; free jazz and experimental music at The Blue Scorcher Bakery, Astoria 8/15; Cannon Beach Coaster Theater celebration performance 8/19; KALA's Booze & Bites with The Peepers 8/22
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Long Beach Peninsula's Jazz & Oysters & Blues & Seafood 8/15-17; Kamila, Sofie, Dinah in concert @KALA 8/13; NOCS Regatta Concert @PAC 8/10; Photos @10th Annual Bumble Bee/CRPA Cannery Workers Re-Union Aug 9 at Pier 39
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum Native American exhibit plus Charles Funk art through 9/28: Audio Tattoo plays Blue Scorcher 8/1: Peninsula Clay Artists annual show at the Artisan in Ilwaco 8/6 - 16.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Astoria Studio Tour 2014 featuring 35 artists 7/226 & 27; Artist Bill Dodge at Sun Market 7/27 has a new painting for CRMM; Allison Wils-King & Friends benefit concert for the PAC 7/26; Columbia River Symphony concerts 8/1-9 in the area.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Tsuga Art Gallery 3rd anniversary in Cathlamet 7/18, North Coast Printmaker Collective at Clatsop Community College gallery 7/24, Metal Fest 2014 at Fort George Lovell Showroom 7/19. CRMM art camp for middle schoolers, 8/4-8.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Water Music Festival's Garden Tour on the Long Beach Peninsula July 19th, Astoria Artwalk July 12 featuring Joan Stuart Ross in a group show at Imogen Gallery plus a solo show at RiverSea. Author Kate Dyer-Seeley presents a new book: Scene of the Climb, and Nasel Heritage Days, or Finn-Am Festival, taking place July 25 -27 in Naselle, WA.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Guests: Tallie Spiller hosts "For the Love of Life and Loss" at KALA July 18; Shanghied In Astoria July 10-Sept 14; Peninsula Players 1 Act Auditions July 10-12
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Guests: 4 Shillings Short at Peninsula Arts Center in Long Beach and Hoffman Center in Manzanita; Agnieszka Laska Dancers 6/28 Astoria Music Festival; PAPA presents Fiddler on the Roof 7/11-8/10; conversation with comedian Matt Dwyer
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Guests: Scandinavian Festival musicians Peter & Ole 6/20-22 in Astoria; Astoria Music Festival's Cary Lewis & more through the end of June; Cannon Beach Plein Air & More Arts Fest 6/27-29; North Coast Syumphonic Band Salute to America concerts 7/3-7/4.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Guests: Artist Steve Deloe at Old Town Framing 6/14; Camp Dir. Mary Bess Gloria talks about summer art camps in Cannon Beach; Guitarist Dave Drury at the PAC 6/13
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Guests: Margaret Thierry, Astoria Visual Arts: Yarn Bomb June 13-14; Musicians from the Tenor Guitar Gathering going on June 5-8 all over Astoria.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Baroque concert by Consort of All Sort 6/6 at Grace Episcopal in Astoria, Peninsula Players present "Guilty Conscience" through 6/8 in Ilwaco, Columbia-Pacific Heritage Museum in Ilwaco exhibits Ilwaco Railway & Navigaion Co. through 7/20
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Guests:Nancy Cook from RAIN magazine; Angela Calvin Pederson discusses the local music scene; North Coast Prinmakers Collective opens at CMH Health and Wellness Center; AHS Thespians
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman The CARTM Trash Art Show 5/21-26 in Manzanita; Fire Mountain School Spring Raffle Party 5/17 in Nehalem; North Coast Choral John Rutter's "The Children's Mass" 5/17-18 in Astoria, 5/18 in Nehalem; "Keep to Autism" 5/17 in Astoria
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman Karen Bain w/The Boys Next Door@Coaster Theater 5/9-31; 5/10 art gallery openings in Astoria: Roger Dorband@Lightbox Photographic: Skye McKey@Luminari: Kim Hamblin@Imogen
|Arts! Live and Local/Merianne Myers Astoria Co-op 40th Anniversary 5/4;CCC Student Art Show opens 5/15;Liberty Theater presents Portland Chamber Orchestra 5/9;Clatsop County Soup Bowl for The Harbour 5/10;Columbia River Symphony Blues Concert 5/2
|Arts! Live and Local/Joanne Rideout. Guests: John Hammond and Bob Joiner of the North Coast Swing Band about their Guest Conductor concert 4/27 2pm at PAC Astoria, Mark Meadowlark from the band Ma Barley about the Reggae Party at AAMC 4/26 and Astoria School of Ballet Director Margaret Wall with her original Snow White at Astoria's Liberty Theater May 15th and 16th.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Guests: Astoria Artist Judith Altruda and Earl Davis of the Shoalwater Bay Tribe about the North Cove Art Studio Tour, Multi-media artist Bonnie Melzer at the Sou'Wester Lodge.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Sedona Fire Band CD release at KALA 4/12, Astoria ArtWalk featuring: Jody Katopothis at Imogen Gallery; Jill McVarish at RiverSea Gallery and various artists at The Harbour.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Guests: Author
Bonnie Henderson; Conductor: Lee Stromquist
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. CCC ceramic exhibit by U of Puget Sound alumni Apr 3, Tolavana Art's Colony's "Get Lit at the Beach" in Cannon Beach Apr 11-13, Sunday Afternoon Live concert with The Beamers and The Jane Barnes Revue.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Patrick Lathrop about the Coaster Theatre's "Present Laughter", Peninsula Player "Camelot" and "Birth Stories" at KALA in Astoria.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Highlights of the week's arts and cultural events in the Lower Columbia coastal region. Author Melissa Esky Ousley about the young adult novel: The Rabit and the Raven, Clint Carter of the North Coast Blues Band and Mark Josephs about the Tenor Guitar Gathering coming in June.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. PAPA auditions for Fiddler on the Roof 3/15 & 16: Marten King & Ensemble Columbiana benefit for the PAC: Art shows all month with Artists Roger Hayes, Phil Johnson & Brandon Hoffman at Imogen Gallery: Charles Schweigert with 'Flock' at RiverSea; Grace Benedict at RiverSea & CCC workshop
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Author Ruth Feldman's novel The Ninth Day; CCC and Astoria libraries host March Mystery Madness 3/6 & 7; Tikkun Olam - Heal the World - arts event in Nehalem 3/7-8; Astoria H.S. production of "All I Really Need to Know..." runs through 3/14
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Highlights of the week's arts and cultural events in the Lower Columbia coastal region.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Ruth Johnson w/ the Seaside Jazz Festival 2/20-23; Rosalie Altena of In D Hair, a new art gallery opening 2/15; ASOC children's show Beatrix Potter 2/21-3/9 & L&C auditions; Jon & Jay warm us up for the Fisher Poets Gathering 2/21-23
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Rex Ziak presents 'The Mozart Story'; Alexa Wiley Trio plays Sandtrap; Ma Barley celebrate Bob Marley's birthday.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Susi Brown & actors in A Doll's House at Coaster Theatre in Cannon Beach through 2/22; Christen Allsop on jazz vocalist Lauren Kinhan @ Coaster & CB Yoga Festival 2/28; Jack Harris & Jessica Schleif with the Ft George Festival of Dark Arts & Stout 2/15
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Musicians Delta Halos, Acousta Noir & Third Seven at VooDoo Room 1/24; Marco Davis on Dragalution @ Columbian Theater 1/24; Independent press authors Nancy Slavin & Stevan Allred at Astoria Library 1/24; Kristin Shauck, founder of CCC art exhibit 'Au Naturel: The Nude in the 21st Century' reception 1/30
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. CPHMuseum in Ilwaco features Contemporary Fiber Arts Exhibition through 2/28; Angel Burns combines art & love of animals for CAA.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Seaside HS teacher Mark Mizell on the Chili Feed Revue at CB Chamber 1/14. LCDP & Astoria Library present Prof Walidah Imarisha with "Blueprints for Utopia: Science Fiction and Social Change", 1/10
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Singer/ Songwriter/ Musician Kathryn Claire & her band, Ara Lee & Don Hensen performing all weekend. North Coast Printmakers, Elizabeth Bonn-Zimmerman, Kirsten Horning & Stirling Gorsuch on 1/11 openings @ RiverSea & Tempo galleries in Astoria
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Fiber Artists Jessica Sund and Bonnie Gorsuch talk about the current and upcoming shows at the Cannon Beach Gallery. Jessica is the recipient of the Individual Artist Grant and both will be working in the gallery this weekend with a special Fiber Arts Trunk Show Sat & Sun. Jessamyn Grace, Cameron Wagner from the Astoria Arts & Music Center and guest artists DJ Anjali & the Incredible Kid are bringing bhangra & giddha (hard g) dance to Astoria TONIGHT only, Friday 12/27. Dance class 8-9pm and Tropical Holiday Dance Party 9pm.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Dr. Denise Reed, conductor of North Coast Chorale presents Winter Concert 12/21 & 22;
Author Matt Love discusses his new book: Of Walking In Rain. Mac Burns, director of Clatsop County Historical Society, on their NYE Blowout.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Conductor Dave Becker & Bob Walters from the North Coast Symphonic Band present their Yuletide Tapestry concert Sat Dec 14th at the Liberty Theater in Astoria. Pianist Jennifer Goodenberger & Flutist Shelley Loring with their "Concert for a Winter's Night: Chanukah, Solstice, Christmas; Thurs Dec 19th at Grace Church in Astoria & Sun Dec 22nd at St Catherine's Church between Nehalem & Manzanita.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Artists Judith Altruda, Jeffro Uitto & Mark Murphy Magic Happens in Tokeland; author & artist Catherine Al-Meten working on a book; Cindy Peake organizes the 18th Starving Artist Fair.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Clatskanie concert: Craicmore on Dec 14th, Cannon Beach Corus performances in Seaside, Astoria and Cannon Beach and Handel's sing-along Messiah. Podcast available Monday Dec 2.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Photographer Jim Lommasson, Artist Bette Lu Krause about the Peninsula Arts Assn. studio tour, Director Patrick Lathrop about Coaster Theater's White Christmas and Artist Olinka Broadfoot about her portrait sculpture of Fisherpoet David Densmore.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Chrissy Alexander about Astoria High School's Vocal Jazz Night, Angela Pederson-Calvin of the Columbia River Symphony and Astoria High School's advanced art students and a show coming up at the Barbey Maritime.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Artist Tim Peitsch at Imogen Gallery, artist Christine Trexel at Temp Gallery, Jacob Covery curator for the 4 person photography and graphics exhibit at the Clatsop Community College Art Gallery and singer/songwriter Tom May.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Dr. Denise Reed about the Performing Arts Center's restored Espey pipe organ and Saturday night concert, Bruce Peterson and Betsy Millard about "6x6 at the Sea", art show and auction in Ilwaco on Saturday, the "Everything about Everything" show at KALA in Astoria and Singer/Songwriter Kyleen Austin about her current music and appearances.
|Arts! Live and Local/Elizabeth Menetray. Highlights of the week's arts and cultural events in the Lower Columbia coastal region.
|Arts! Live and Local/David Hall. Highlights of the week's arts and cultural events in the Lower Columbia coastal region.
|Arts! Live and Local/Donna Quinn. Highlights of the week's arts and cultural events in the Lower Columbia coastal region.
|Arts! Live and Local/Elizabeth Menetrey. Highlights of the week's arts and cultural events in the Lower Columbia coastal region.
|Arts! Live and Local/Roger Rocka Jack Harris of the Fort George Brewery about Brew Cup 2013, Charlie Schweigert from the Consort of All Sorts plus Loraine Penney, Jennifer Goodenberger and Mary Blake about the Grateful Hearts Gathering.
|Arts! Live and Local/Roger Rocka. . Pianist Jennifer Goodenberger, Jan Mitchell from the Clatsop County Cultural Coalition, Jessica Sund, Brenda Duff and Suzie Simon from the Cannon Beach Arts Association.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Multi-media artist Cynthia Lahti in her new exhibit of paintings, Mark Waren on his new documentary: Dancing Lessons and a Water Music Benifit concert at Ilwaco's Hilltop auditorium for local school music programs.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. H Sheila Brown on Lino block prints, Scott Johnson, Tolovana Arts Colony's first Artist-in-Residence and artists Karl Kaiser and Laura Buchan.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Portland's Eric Johnk Kaiser, Judly Eron, and Kathryn Claire.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Classical and Spanish guitarist Aaron Larget-Caplan, Peninsula Players One Act Plays Festival and Portland rock band "One from Many". Audio not available.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Delores Villareal Levine, singer with the band: Acustica, also local author Honey Perkel about her new book: "Just Breathe".
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. "Passages" at Imogen Gallery, costume designer Rita Brown, Columbia River Symphony and Jazz & Oysters in Ocean Park. Podcast available Mon 12th.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Filmmakers Jessica and Jared on making a documentary about their lives on the road - exploring filmmaking and surviving as artists around America. Pocast will be available Monday August 5th.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Painter/sculptor Isabelle Johnson-Haist, Photographer Paul Haist and organizer Diane Lane about the Astoria Visual Arts Tour, plus Coaster Theater summer shows and Dot Dot Dot Fest Independent music festival.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Cheryl Silverblatt and Coastal Fiber Arts, Hanna Nebeker and the Cannon Beach Summer Art Camp plus vocal artist and performer Dinah Urell.
|Arts! Live and Local/Merianne Myers. About music from the Cannon Beach Chorus, Music in the Garden, a concert from pianist Kirill Gliadkovsky and Painter Helsa Winter.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Highlights of the week's arts and cultural events in the Lower Columbia coastal region.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Astoria Music Festival and the Scandinavian Festival.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Highlights of the week's arts and cultural events in the Lower Columbia coastal region.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. H Astoria On Stage Denise Reed of the North Coast Chorale, Lee Stomquist of the String of Pearls Band and more. Podcast will be available Monday, June 17.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. The Saint Petersberg Men's Ensemble, North Coast Printmakers Sarah Lippold & Stirling Gorsuch and more.
|Arts! Live and Local/Carol Newman. Highlights of the week's arts and cultural events in the Lower Columbia coastal region. Guests from the Tenor Guitar Gathering.