Amelia Zirin-Brown — professionally she’s Rizo — will celebrate a homecoming of sorts in “Rizo: In the Flesh” May 27 and 28 at the Alice Silve… Read more

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jdc Fine Art in Gleneden Beach is proud to present a gallery exhibition of photographs, called “Svalbard,” by contemporary artist Ian van Coller. The gallery will host an opening reception this Saturday, May 21, from 5 to 7 p.m., with van Coller present. The exhibit will run from this Saturd…

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Amelia Zirin-Brown — professionally she’s Rizo — will celebrate a homecoming of sorts in “Rizo: In the Flesh” May 27 and 28 at the Alice Silverman Theatre of the Newport Performing Arts Center (PAC).

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The work of artist Diane Pinizzotto is on display through this weekend at Yaquina Art Association Gallery at the Nye Beach turnaround in Newport. Her colorful show includes 15 oil paintings, ranging from a Model T truck to the majestic blue ocean and everything in between.

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Celebrated Native American artist Lillian Pitt will discuss her exhibition “Ancestor Known and Unknown,” currently on display in the Runyan Gallery at the Newport Visual Arts Center, on Tuesday, May 24, at 2 p.m. Pitt is currently exhibiting multi-media works, monoprints, clay masks, and cer…

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After a two-year hiatus because of COVID, the Itty Bitty Art Show at For Artsake Gallery in Nye Beach is back, now in its 11th year.

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A lifelong, local artist has exhibited her work in galleries all over the Northwest, including a gallery where her work was hung alongside famous realist painter Andrew Wyeth and another fellow named Renoir.

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Puccini’s grandest spectacle, “Turandot,” returns to the big screen in high-def at the Newport Performing Arts Center this Saturday, May 14, at 2 p.m. as part of The Met: Live in HD series. 

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Lincoln County’s community big band, the Lincoln Pops Orchestra, is a treasure of the Oregon coast. With 18 musicians and four vocalists, and ages ranging from 18 to late 70s, the Pops plays favorites from the swing era, Latin charts and all kinds of dance music.

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Crawfishing along the Alsea River is one of my absolute favorite ways to spend a warm summer afternoon — wading through the shallow water scooping up crawdads while the kids splash about, a big blanket sprawled across the warm rocks, a picnic basket filled with snacks and beverages and, of c…

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Voices are raised once again in the Central Coast Chorale, with two concerts planned for June and weekly live rehearsals already going strong.

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The Oregon Coast Council for the Arts presents the exhibition “Ancestors Known and Unknown,” by the celebrated Native American artist Lillian Pitt, from May 7 to 28 in the Runyan Gallery at the Newport Visual Arts Center.

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Newport Symphony Orchestra violinist Alistair Kok and his Trio Musicorum Medicorum will be presenting a free community Mother’s Day Chamber Concert Sunday afternoon, May 8, at 2 p.m. at Atonement Lutheran Church, located at 2315 North Coast Highway in Newport. Also on the program is the McKa…

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On the first weekend of every month, Toledo takes the opportunity to celebrate their local arts community. First Weekend Art is an opportunity for artists and the general public to meet and have a look at what’s new within the town’s galleries and studios. Stop by all participating locations…

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Dancer. Choreographer. Actor. Director. And a pillar of support for the Newport Performing Arts Center (PAC).

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The Newport Symphony Orchestra (NSO) will present its first chamber music concert of the year featuring the Element String Quartet. The performance takes place at 7:30 p.m. this Saturday, April 30, in the Doerfler Theatre at the Pacific Maritime and Heritage Center on the Newport Bayfront.

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Karen Gelbard, “The Oregon Weaver,” is the featured artist at the Fiber Arts Studio Gallery at the Lincoln City Cultural Center, with an opening reception today (Friday) from 5 to 7 p.m. Her work will be on display through June 19.

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The Newport Youth Symphony of the Oregon Coast will conclude its spring season with a performance at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 2, in the gymnasium at Newport High School. Admission is free.

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Lila Passarelli, a long-time member of the Yaquina Art Association, will be showing her work from April 30 to May 13 at the YAA Gallery on the Nye Beach turnaround. Passarelli works with oils, watercolors and encaustic (using melted crayons). Animals, seascapes and lighthouses are some of th…

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After a two-year hiatus, the Oregon Coast Chamber Orchestra is ready to make music for its coastal communities. The orchestra will be performing at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 6, at the Yachats Presbyterian Church, located at 360 W Seventh St.

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People who are interested in creating art with clay have an opportunity to get involved in upcoming classes scheduled at the Newport Visual Art Center’s restored ceramics studio. Instructors Chasse Davidson and Sara Siggelkow will be holding classes during May and June.

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Six Oregon high school string orchestras are in Newport for three days of live community youth symphony concerts, creative workshops, clinics to instill a drive for excellence and to inspire Oregon classical music students to be musicians for a lifetime.

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The Nye Beach Banner Project is beginning its 14th year of celebrating the neighborhood as the heart of the arts in Newport. And this year it also carries a special message of hope for the people of Ukraine.

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The Red Octopus Theatre Company will present the final installment in its Spring Comedy Triple-Play today (Friday) and Saturday at the Newport Performing Arts Center.

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Flamenco dancer Savannah Fuentes and singer/multi-instrumentalist Diego Amador Jr., direct from Seville, will perform in Lincoln County next weekend.

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The Artist Studio Association is featuring photographer Elizabeth McClure during April at its Beachstone Gallery, located at 620 NE Highway 101 in Lincoln City. “I see beauty in a lot of unexpected places,” McClure said of her work. “Every day is an adventure as my eyes scan the horizon. I h…

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On Sunday, April 24, at 2 p.m., concert pianist Alexander Tutunov will be performing a free concert in the Doerfler Family Theater at the Pacific Maritime Heritage Center on the Newport Bayfront.

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After two years of a COVID-imposed hiatus, the Oregon Coast Youth Symphony Festival is coming back. And to get everyone in the mood, the festival is hosting a free concert on Sunday, April 10, at 2 p.m. at Atonement Lutheran Church, 2315 North Coast Highway (101) in Newport.

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Do you want to build a snowman? Did you know that some people are worth melting for? Do you sometimes need to “Let it Go?”  If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then you should get your tickets for C.R.O.W.’s production of Disney’s “Frozen Jr.” this April 22-24, live on stage at …

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The 38th annual Yaquina Art Association Photographers Show is now in display at the Yaquina Art Gallery, located at 789 NW Beach Dr., on Newport’s Nye Beach turnaround.

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Local artwork, above, created by people attending classes at the Newport 60+ Activity Center, is on display until April 30 in an exhibit at the center, located at 20 SE Second St. The art exhibit includes watercolor, glass art, and photography. Below, several artists and art appreciators att…

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The Oregon Coast Council for the Arts presents the exhibit, “Intimate Views, Mostly Coastal,” by Kathryn Cotnoir, from now through May 28 in the Upstairs Gallery at the Newport Visual Arts Center. Cotnoir’s exhibit will include paintings and drawings, exploring mediums of acrylic on panel an…

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Music by the Taft High School Jazz Band, a meal catered by a local personal chef, a silent auction and a paddle raise — all these come together at the Siletz Bay Music Festival’s Swing into Spring fundraiser, set for Saturday, April 23, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Lincoln City Cultural Center…

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Grab your dance shoes or come as you are, and join the Yachats Big Band as they usher in April’s first Thursday, April 7, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Yachats Commons, located at 441 Highway 101 N.

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Charlene Virts will demonstrate her unique techniques for those swoops and curves in her pine needle sculptures and baskets from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 9, at the Fiber Arts Studio Gallery in the Lincoln City Cultural Center. Virts shares the featured artist trunk show with Lind…

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On the first weekend of every month, Toledo takes the opportunity to celebrate is local arts community. First Weekend Art is an opportunity for artists and the general public to meet and have a look at what’s new within the town’s galleries and studios.

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Red Octopus Theatre Company is offering a way to enjoy three comedies while donating to the capital campaign for a Newport Performing Arts Center (PAC) remodel.

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Latin music will fill the Alice Silverman Theatre of the Newport Performing Arts Center as the Newport Symphony presents its next concert, featuring soprano Monica Abrego in a performance devoted to traditional and classical Mexican music.

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Linda Gettmann will be weaving at the Fiber Arts Studio Gallery in the Lincoln City Cultural Center on Saturday, March 26, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. People can drop in and see how fabric is made. Gettmann and Charlene Virts are the featured artists, and their trunk show features many woven item…

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The Alsi Resort in the Bayshore community of Waldport, located at 902 NW Bayshore Drive, has announced a two-night special appearance by local musician Bret Lucich.

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This Sunday, March 20, at 3 p.m., Neskowin Chamber Music presents the Neave Trio, with an in-person, public performance. The trio will perform a program of works by Louise Farrenc and Germaine Tailleferre, as well as Astor Piazzolla’s The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires.

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A heartbreaking yet comedic tale set in the Irish countryside will be on stage at Theatre West this month, opening on St. Patrick’s Day, Thursday, March 17, and continuing March 18-19, 24-27 and 31, and April 1-2 and 7-9. March 27 is a 2 p.m. matinee; all other dates are evening shows beginn…

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The Oregon Coast Council for the Arts presents the Newport Paper & Book Arts Festival Invitational exhibition from March 12 to April 24 in the Runyan Gallery at the Newport Visual Arts Center.