Portland Piano International is thrilled to announce that renowned Canadian pianist and composer Marc-André Hamelin will curate Portland Piano International’s 2019 / 2020 SOLO season!
On Tuesday, April 17, 2017, Symrise led a private roundtable discussion in Portland, Oregon with a select group of 2018 StarChefs Portland Rising Stars. Symrise’s VP of Marketing, Emmanuel Laroche, led the session, asking the panel a variety of questions that resulted in a convivial discussion on a variety of issues and topics.
On Tuesday, April 17, 2018, Symrise led a private roundtable discussion in Portland, Oregon with a select group of 2018 StarChefs Portland Rising Stars. Symrise’s VP of Marketing, Emmanuel Laroche, led the session, asking the panel a variety of questions, and one subject that was particularly interesting and robust was the topic of innovation — along with creativity and handling tradition — in their work.
Portland Piano International opened its 2018-19 season on the weekend of October 6 and 7 with recitals by Russian-American pianist Olga Kern. She gained attention in 2001 during her historic Gold Medal win that year at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in Fort Worth, Texas; she was the first woman to do so in more than thirty years.
From pour-over to loaded espresso drinks.
This past weekend brought the start of the 2017/18 SOLO Series presented by Portland Piano International, and we were thrilled to welcome Cliburn Gold winner Yekwon Sunwoo to the Lincoln Hall stage for two incredible performances. It was a privilege – and a relief – to take a break from the current state of the world, having a chance to replenish the mind and soul with beautiful music.
A new Greek restaurant is opening up on 30th Avenue in the old Plaza Lounge space—Thursday, March 15 will be Akrotiri’s first day of service with a seafood- and fish-focused menu. Greek wines will also be a major feature here.
In September’s feature story, Ginger Burke mentioned “local singer and Hillside neighbor Tasha Miller,” who sang at the celebration of their beloved mailman Dave’s retirement party. She also created, planned, and marketed the event in its entirety. We took some time to get to know Tasha and are delighted to bring her colorful, moving, and fascinating story to you this month.
An interview with Portland neighbors Lyndsay Levy and Denny Schuler who have lived in the West Hills for over a decade and a half. Lyndsay is a jewelry creator; Denny designs and works on furniture and products.
Akari is one of Isamu Noguchi’s most well-known creations. You’ve no doubt seen them, these lightweight, collapsible paper lanterns often built as spheres, though they also take the form of pyramids, cubes, and other 3D shapes. Right now The Noguchi Museum has two entire exhibits on the second floor dedicated to the Akari—the primary exhibit is Akari: Sculpture by Other Means with the companion exhibit Akari Unfolded: A Collection by YMER&MALTA.
A new yoga and wellness space is opening in Astoria called The Happie House. More than just a place to get your Downward Facing Dog on, they aim to “create a healthy, educated, socially connected, and empowered society.” They believe real change comes from healing ourselves, which involves pushing oneself to better oneself, sometimes in an uncomfortable direction.