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Art in, and about, Astoria! Follow Portland Center Stage's creative process with Artistic Director Chris Coleman, and the production team, as they work to adapt Peter Stark's book, "Astoria," for the stage. Meet artist Jill McVarish whose paintings are inspired by realistic scenes, then given her own twist! And visit the Oregon Film Museum, a true celebration of the history of film in Oregon.

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Oregon Art Beat

Portland Center Stage's Astoria Part 1

OPB | Feb. 2, 2017 8 p.m.

Portland Center Stage artistic director, Chris Coleman, adapts Astoria for the stage. Part I of the early creative process with the production team.

Oregon Art Beat

Painter Jill McVarish

OPB | Feb. 2, 2017 8 p.m.

Jill McVarish paints extremely realistic scenes that could never actually happen, in a style inspired by the old Masters.

Oregon Art Beat

Portland Center Stage's Astoria Part 2

OPB | Feb. 2, 2017 8 p.m.

Portland Center Stage artistic director, Chris Coleman, adapts Astoria for the stage. Part 2 we pick up the story just six weeks before opening night.

Oregon Art Beat

Oregon Film Museum

OPB | Feb. 2, 2017 8 p.m.

Take a tour of the Oregon Film Museum in Astoria.

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Program Funding Provided By:


Kay Kitagawa and Andy Johnson-Laird
   

Ronni Lacroute

Additional Support Provided By: The Jackson Foundation, The Roundhouse Foundation