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young reporter during interview Youth Roving Reporter applications

Posted April 30, 2019 by

Applications for the Youth Roving Reporters program are now closed. All applicants will receive notification on the status of their application by June 15th, 2019.  Youth Roving Reporters is a free arts journalism mentorship program. Through this innovative, educational... More

young poets on stage Verselandia! 2019

Posted April 24, 2019 by

Come celebrate Portland’s creative youth during our eighth annual Verselandia! poetry slam. This city-wide event features students from Parkrose, Roosevelt, Metropolitan Learning Center, Benson, Lincoln, Gresham, Franklin, Madison, Wilson, Jefferson, Grant, and Cleveland high schools competing for poetic... More

musicians in conversational setting Classical Up Close

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Classical Up Close is proud to present a seventh season of FREE chamber music concerts throughout the Portland Metro area! Organized and performed by musicians of the Oregon Symphony Orchestra, this series takes place April 20 – May 5 and... More

violinist smiling Hilary Hahn: Bach Partitas and Sonatas

Posted April 10, 2019 by

Early in her career, violinist Hilary Hahn took on music that many before her wouldn’t approach until they were a little older.  She chose three of the six unaccompanied violin works of J.S. Bach, a set regarded as... More

Special Broadcast: Young Artists Debut!

Posted April 8, 2019 by

Tune in on Saturday, April 13th at 5pm to hear a special broadcast of the Metro Arts Inc. Young Artists Debut! concert, hosted by Christa Wessel. On Friday, April 5th, the winners of Metro Arts Inc.’s 25th Van Buren Young Artists... More