Welcome the holidays with Linfield performing arts

Members of the Linfield concert choir perform in October 2021.

Members of the Linfield concert choir perform in October 2021.

Linfield University’s performing arts students are hosting a slate of performances on the McMinnville Campus in early December. Choral and instrumental performances are all part of the line-up.

Admission is free to all events. Masks, proof of vaccination, or a negative covid-19 test result, are required for entry.

Continue reading

Linfield returns to the stage with “Treasure Island” Nov. 11-20

Ford Hall

The stage is set for an exciting and swashbuckling return! Linfield University’s Theatre Program is producing Bryony Lavery’s adaptation of “Treasure Island,” running Nov. 11-20. The adventure sets sail with performances at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 11-13, 18 and 19 with 2 p.m. matinees on Sunday, Nov. 14 and Saturday, Nov. 20. “Treasure Island” marks Linfield’s return to Marshall Theatre with a live audience for the first time since 2019. Continue reading

Linfield hosts a month full of in-person concerts and guest musicians

Linfield Concert Choir perform during Homecoming Weekend

Linfield’s Concert Choir joins the Wildcat Men’s Glee Club and Cascara Voce in a Nov. 2 concert

Choirs and bands, original works and timeless classics – the Linfield University Department of Music has something for every music lover during the month of November. Face coverings and proof of vaccination are required for all events.  Continue reading

Two award-winning authors featured at Oct. 26 Readings at the Nick

Todd Davis stands outside

Todd Davis

Linfield University welcomes two award-winning authors for Readings at the Nick. Poet Todd Davis and author Joe Wilkins will read from their latest collections at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26 in the Jereld R. Nicholson Library Austin Reading Room. The event is free and open to the public. Face coverings are required at all Linfield events.

Continue reading

Murals of Theodore A. Harris on display at Linfield Gallery Oct. 11-Nov. 20

Mixed media collage titled Vetoed Dreams by Harris

Theodore A. Harris / Vetoed Dreams / mixed media collage

The late art historian David Craven was a world-renown expert in Latin American art and using art as an expression of cultural critique. An exhibition dedicated to the Craven’s work by Philadelphia-based artist Theodore A. Harris runs from Oct. 11-Nov. 20 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

Concert Choir premieres alumni works at Oct. 8 “Homecoming Concert”

The Linfield University Concert Choir premieres original music from alumni composers Alex Zhang ’14 and Zach Gulaboff Davis ’14 in their upcoming homecoming-themed event.

The “Homecoming Concert,” a part of the university’s 2021 Homecoming celebration, takes place at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8 in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall. Continue reading

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.

Continue reading