The Oregon Shakespeare Festival wrapped up its 77th season Sunday night with the final performance of Romeo and Juliet, a celebration and dedication of the Thomas Theatre (formerly New Theatre) and farewells to a number of long-time company members
A Supreme Evening Featuring Mary Wilson of the Supremes. A special holiday fund raising concert for Portland area non profits and activities. Friday, December 14, 2012, Oregon Convention Center, Portland Ballroom
Renee Watson is a native New Yorker who has taught art, poetry, creative writing and theater to kids from pre-school on up. She also uses drama and writing as therapy tools for youth and adult clients. Her stunning new children's picture book, "Harlem's Little Blackbird: The Story of Florence Mills," shares the true-life tale of a singer during the 1920s artistic and cultural movement in New York.
But is the life of a legendary jazz great with such a checkered past the appropriate subject of an illustrated children's book? Yes, argues Gary Golio, author of "Spirit Seeker: John Coltrane's Musical Journey."
Capes, real name Micheal Caples, has generated considerable buzz around the city with the new release. The emerging MC, who has aspirations of being a social worker, hopes his music will help inspire others who grew up in tough situations like himself.
This introspective tale of female empowerment simultaneously touches on a number of universal themes apt to resonate with an audience of any demographic.
CASABLANCA, Morocco (CNN) -- In the poor suburbs of Casablanca, Morocco's largest city, home-grown hip-hop artists blare from radios, clubs and street corners around the clock.
An all-star cast of Portland blues, soul and R&B artists are coming together for Love for Linda, a benefit for Portland soul diva Linda Hornbuckle, at Jimmy Mak's, Sunday, Nov. 11.
Rap star Nicki Minaj made headlines recently when she threatened to shoot fellow judge Mariah Carey during an expletive-laced tirade delivered on the set of American Idol. The video of the Minaj meltdown went viral over the Internet, leaving viewers to speculate about whether the cat fight was real or merely a staged, attention-grabbing publicity stunt.
(CNN) -- When Microsoft announced Xbox Music at this year's E3 gaming expo, it sounded like an effort to become the next iTunes. But new details show that the service, which begins rolling out this week, aims to be a whole lot more.