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Making scents made sense

Modified: Thursday, Mar 26th, 2015
NEWPORT -- It was 1997, and Jody Malloy was at a crossroads in her career. She wanted a job where she wouldn't have to commute and, ideally, a job where she could take her kids along.
"So I started making candles out in the garage," said Malloy, owner of Newport Bay Candle Co.
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Alexander Tutunov joins Newport Symphony

Modified: Thursday, Mar 26th, 2015
The Newport Symphony Orchestra (NSO) will conclude its regular season March 28 and 29 with a piano concerto played by visiting virtuoso Alexander Tutunov.
The concerts will also feature Shostakovich's Symphony No. 6, conducted by NSO Music Director Adam Flatt.
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Marion Moir art on display

Modified: Thursday, Mar 26th, 2015
Marion Moir, a teacher, designer, book illustrator and member of the Watercolor Society of Oregon, currently has art on display in Newport at the indoor Saturday Farmers' Market, the Pacific Maritime & Heritage Center, the Forinash Gallery and at other local gift shops. She paints public art and takes commissions featuring a wide variety of subjects, such as Asian, local
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‘Treasure Island’ shows at PAC March 27

Modified: Thursday, Mar 26th, 2015
The Oregon Coast Council for the Arts (OCCA) presents National Theatre Live in HD's presentation of "Treasure Island" at 7 p.m. Friday, March 27, at the Newport Performing Arts Center (PAC), 777 W. Olive St. The event is hosted locally by Sarah Gayle and Wayne Plourde.

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Spring classes at Artist’s Studio Association

Posted: Thursday, Mar 26th, 2015
The Artist's Studio Association (ASA) in Lincoln City has announced its class schedule for spring. Classes are from April through June at the ASA classroom at 620 NE Highway 101. Local and visiting artists will offer classes, and those with all levels of experience are welcome.
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Okaidja brings Ghanaian music to Lincoln City

Posted: Thursday, Mar 26th, 2015
On April 3 and 4, Lincoln City audiences will have the opportunity to experience songs, rhythms and dances from the west coast of Ghana.
This cultural introduction will be made by Okaidja Afroso, a dynamic vocalist, gifted multi-instrumentalist and inspiring dancer who will perform with his band, Shokoto, at the Lincoln City Cultural Center.
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Corvallis painter presents ‘The Evolution of an Artist’

Posted: Thursday, Mar 26th, 2015
The Coastal Arts Guild will feature Corvallis artist William Shumway during its monthly luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 2, at the Newport Visual Arts Center.
Shumway was born in Amherst, Mass., and became aware that he was to be a painter at 8 years old, when he went to Mount Holyoke College Museum on a
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'Art in the Kitchen'

Posted: Thursday, Mar 19th, 2015
A meeting place. A quiet refuge. A perfect studio.
Room five at the Yachats Commons is technically a kitchen. It has sinks, tables, cupboards, appliances and spices on the counter, but each Wednesday afternoon, it serves as something much more when it becomes "Art in the Kitchen."
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Taft High Chamber Choir rocks with Foreigner

Posted: Thursday, Mar 19th, 2015
LINCOLN CITY -- Crowds packed Chinook Winds Casino Resort last Friday and Saturday night to see the 10-time multi-platinum group, Foreigner.
The two-night show brought in more than 1,500 ticket holders and left 13 members of the Taft High School Chamber Choir with unforgettable memories.
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SYMPHONY NOTES: A rich offering

Posted: Thursday, Mar 19th, 2015
The Newport Symphony and our audience are enjoying a rich offering of Sergei Rachmaninoff's music this spring. David Ogden Stiers and the orchestra made an in-depth journey into Rachmaninoff's Second Symphony just a few weeks ago, and now we are preparing to close our classical season on March 28 and 29 with the magnificent Second Piano Concerto.
Rachmaninoff always ranks
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Arts and crafts fair this weekend in Yachats

Posted: Thursday, Mar 19th, 2015
The Yachats Original Arts and Crafts Fair will return for its 45th year this weekend, offering longtime fans and fledgling arts and crafts lovers alike the chance to see and buy juried work by more than 65 artisans from throughout the Pacific Northwest.
The event, sponsored by the Yachats Area Chamber of Commerce, will include crafts of all kinds, ranging
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'The Lady of the Lake’ shows Saturday at PAC

Posted: Thursday, Mar 19th, 2015
The Oregon Coast Council for the Arts (OCCA) presents Met Opera Live in HD's presentation of Rossini's "The Lady of the Lake (La Donna del Lago)" at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Newport Performing Arts Center, 777 W Olive St. The event is sponsored locally by Pat Weber.
Bel canto superstars Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Flórez join forces for
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Mood Area 52 performs at Café Mundo

Posted: Thursday, Mar 19th, 2015
Mood Area 52 will present a live soundtrack to Buster Keaton's comedy, "Our Hospitality," at Café Mundo in Newport on Friday, March 27, from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Mood Area 52 is a Eugene-based ensemble that has performed for numerous events, including the Oregon Bach Festival, Jason Webley's The Monsters of Accordion Tour, various Oregon festivals, and live original
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Artists invited to kick up their heels

Posted: Thursday, Mar 19th, 2015
Attention artists, Lincoln County students, fashionistas and plain old shoe lovers: the Oregon Coast Council for the Arts requests your participation in the development of art shoes, for display in a gallery setting at the Newport Visual Arts Center. It's time to get creative with your pumps, sneakers, flats, boots, loafers, sandals, waders, and more.
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Poet Judith Barrington speaks in Newport

Posted: Thursday, Mar 19th, 2015
Portland poet and memoirist Judith Barrington will be the featured speaker at the Nye Beach Writers Series on Saturday, March 21, at 7 p.m. at the Newport Visual Arts Center.
It will be her first public reading from her new book of poetry, "The Conversation." The title poem won the 2013 Gregory O'Donoghue International Poetry Prize. Thomas McCarthy, in
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Chessman Gallery exhibit features birds

Posted: Thursday, Mar 19th, 2015
Birds in photographs, ceramics, paint and glass, from around the Northwest and around the world, are flying into the Chessman Gallery this week. They'll be settling just in time for the opening of "The Bird Show," a special art exhibit that will nest in the P.J. Chessman Gallery through April 6.
The opening reception is set for 5 p.m.
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Amadeus Trio perfoms March 29

Posted: Thursday, Mar 19th, 2015
The members of the Amadeus Trio bring 22 years of performing together when they appear at Neskowin Chamber Music on Sunday, March 29, at 3 p.m.
Pianist Hiroko Sasaki, violinist Timothy Baker and cellist David Teie made their Lincoln Center debut in the spring of 1992.
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