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Arts & Entertainment Directory 2018-19

BONHAMS Sheryl Acheson Portland 971-727-7797 or 503-312-6023 One of the world’s oldest and largest auctioneers of fine art and antiques. Bonhams’ Portland regional office provides local access to the exceptional resources of our extensive global network. Whether building a collection or consigning property to our global auctions, we offer key benefits including complimentary…



As part of our celebration of the arts, Oregon Jewish Life asked arts professionals, educators, supporters and youth to share their ideas about how the arts enrich our community. SUSANNAH MARS Artists Rep Resident Artist “The arts allow artists to share their personal expressions of stories – stories of the past, the present and the…


Shoshana Bean returns to Oregon March 21

To celebrate the release of her fourth studio album, recording artist and Broadway star Shoshana Bean returns home to her alma mater Beaverton High School for a spectacular one-night-only concert. “Shoshana Bean: Spectrum” will feature backup by an 18-piece big band and special local guests including Michael Allen Harrison. Ticket sales will benefit BHS performing…


Carol Leifer: “Judaism is in my DNA”

EDITOR’S NOTE: This version is updated from the February print edition to reflect Carol Leifer’s presence at the Academy Awards March 4. NPR’s Susan Stamberg will be the  featured guest at the MJCC’s annual Friends of the Center Brunch.  Carol Leifer promises Portlanders “a laugh and a heartlight moment” on March 4. Carol had planned…

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