Get jazzed about Oregon’s history with ‘From Maxville to Vanport’

Maxville to Vanport

The Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble is currently touring with a thoughtfully curated collection of original songs and short films that tell the story of two little-known Oregon towns and the diverse residents that made them unique. “From Maxville to Vanport” celebrates the shared history of African-American Oregonians, focusing on the distinctive viewpoints of the state’s under-discussed black history. “It isn’t […]

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New year, new art

Student art show

BAKER CITY — Local galleries are ringing in the new year by revealing new art shows for First Friday, Jan. 5. Among the new shows is the annual Student Art Show. Crossroads Art students from around Baker County will showcase their work during the annual Student Art Show at Crossroads Carnegie Art Center. The show opens at 5:30 p.m. Jan. […]

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Dance workshop explores Bollywood


Bollywood dance, once primarily found in Indian films, can now also be found in Western pop culture as shows like “So You Think You Can Dance” have presented the discipline in front of huge audiences. According to Sherri Linnemeyer, who will provide a Bollywood style workshop April 23, there are four basic styles of Bollywood dance. The first is a […]

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1940s-style party to support the arts

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Charlie (middle, played by Arron Hull) delivers the mail to Norman and Ethel Thayer (Paul McNeil and Jennifer Button) in “On Golden Pond.”

[box_info] Annual gala fundraiser for Crossroad Carnegie Art Center When: 5 p.m. Oct. 17 Where: Baker Events Center, 2600 East St., Baker City Cost: $40 per person; tickets available at Crossroads Info: 541-523-5369 [/box_info] BAKER CITY — Sue Orlaske moves a hand over the rainbow of pastels in her box, picking the perfect shade of brown. With careful strokes, she […]

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