Portland Taiko drumming ensemble performs at Linfield Sept. 26

Portland Taiko performs on stage

Photo by Rich Iwasaki

Linfield University hosts a special performance by Portland Taiko, a Japanese drumming ensemble, at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26 on the university’s Intramural Field. Admission is free and guests are invited to bring chairs and blankets to enjoy the show. Face coverings are required at all Linfield events. Continue reading

Performance art piece “Ground Zero: 2021” commemorates legacy of 9/11

Linfield Theatre returns to live, in-person performances this season, beginning with “Ground Zero: 2021,” an original set of performance art installations, from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18 in the Ford Hall courtyard. The event is free and will take approximately 30-45 minutes to visit all the installations. “Ground Zero: 2021” will happen, rain or shine, as the installations are protected from inclement weather. Face coverings are required for all in-person campus events. Continue reading

Art, music and a fandango debut at Linfield Gallery

Photo embroidery piece by Lucia Torres

The Mexican Tetzkatlipoka tradition of Nawi Ollin Teotl, or the movement of four energies, is on display throughout September at Linfield University. “Xiuhmekatl,” a new exhibition by multidisciplinary artist Lucia Torres runs from Sept. 6 – Oct. 2 at the Linfield Gallery located in the James F. Miller Fine Arts Center. The gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 12-5 p.m. on Saturdays. Continue reading

Linfield hosts free concert by Metropolitan Opera baritone Richard Zeller

Linfield University hosts Richard Zeller, a baritone who has performed with the Metropolitan Opera, for a free recital at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2 in Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium. The concert will feature music by Brahms, Duparc, and Strauss, among others. Zeller will be accompanied by collaborative pianist James Pick.

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Theatre students earn honors on the virtual stage

Theatre students win honors at KCACTF

(L-R) Alexandria Hunter, Hailee Foster and Alea Tran.

Linfield theatre students earned multiple honors at the 2021 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF), held February 17-20. The acclaimed regional event, which recognizes top theatre programs in nine states, was held virtually in 2021 due to COVID-19 capacity and travel limitations. Competing on a remote stage did not stop four Linfield students from placing in the competition.

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Wildcat dancers return to stage for Spring Dance Showcase

hip hop dancers on stageAfter a busy two semesters of preparation, the Linfield Department of Music will present “Celestial,” the Spring Dance Showcase on April 9 and 10 at 7:30 p.m. The showcase features 15 student and faculty choreographed performances in various dance forms such as ballet, contemporary, hip-hop, jazz and more.   Continue reading

Final free recital from Portland’s Fear No Music residency on April 5

Jeff Payne holding keyboardLinfield University’s Department of Music presents the fourth and final in a series of events this spring featuring the Portland-based chamber music ensemble Fear No Music.

Pianist Jeff Payne performs a 30-minute streamed recital highlighting the works of Black composers at 7;30 p.m. Monday, April 5, 7:30 p.m., followed by a panel discussion at 8:15 p.m. Continue reading

Free recital and discussion by Fear No Music highlight work of Black composers

Monica Ohuchi playing on piano

Linfield University’s Department of Music presents the third in a series of events this spring featuring the Portland-based chamber music ensemble Fear No Music.

Violist Kenji Bunch and pianist Monica Ohuchi perform a 30-minute streamed recital at 8:00 p.m. Thursday, March 18. A panel discussion featuring the artists and composers precedes the event and begins at 7 p.m.

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