It’s O’fest! Eat, drink, polka

September 2022 Posted in Arts & Music, Events & Holidays, Food & Drink | Comments Off on It’s O’fest! Eat, drink, polka

The 57th annual Oktoberfest in Mount Angel runs Sept. 15 - 18, and event organizers are promising a festival celebrating “The Joy of Being Together.” The festival welcomes back musical friends from Germany, Donaumusikanten. Band members travel from Bavaria. Donaumusikanten is ...

Terrain & rhythm – Classical music pianist to perform at Silver Falls

May 2022 Posted in Arts & Music, People | Comments Off on Terrain & rhythm – Classical music pianist to perform at Silver Falls

By Melissa Wagoner Hunter Noack is an award winning and incredibly accomplished classical pianist but he’s also an avid outdoorsman who spent his childhood in Sunriver hunting, fishing and kayaking with his family. The problem – the two don’t really mesh. [caption ...

An afternoon of music – Jon Deshler brings live performances back to Mount Angel venue

April 2022 Posted in Arts & Music, Community, People | Comments Off on An afternoon of music – Jon Deshler brings live performances back to Mount Angel venue

By Brenna Wiegand Jon Deshler, jazz trumpet player, globally published photographer and inspiring teacher, feels he has a lot to give. The purchase of Mt. Angel Theater & Studio gives him a place to do so. Built in 1912 as a silent movie ...

Rustlers of Red Rock – Brush Creek Playhouse reopens after two years

March 2022 Posted in Arts & Music, Community, People | Comments Off on Rustlers of Red Rock – Brush Creek Playhouse reopens after two years

By Melissa Wagoner It’s been two years since the last performance of Brush Creek Playhouse, The True Tale of the Sleeping Beauty, was shut down mid-season due to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Since then, the iconic red building – built ...