BackHillsboro Arts & Culture Council
April 2018
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  • SUN
    1
    April Fool's Day
  • SUN
    1
    Easter
  • SUN
    1
    Maker Lab

    Sunday Apr 1
    3:30 pm - 5:30 pm PST

    Hillsboro Brookwood Library

    What will you create? Construct, design and build with your friends and family. Bring your projects to work on or use supplies provided.

  • TUE
    3
    Sequoia Gallery April Show

    Tuesday Apr 3
    (All Day)

    Sequoia Gallery + Studios: 136 SE Third Ave., Hillsboro (503-693-0401) Hours: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tue. - Sat. Featured art

    Sequoia Gallery + Studios: 136 SE Third Ave., Hillsboro (503-693-0401) Hours: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tue. - Sat.  Sequoia Gallery will hold their 8th annual HIP2BSquare invitational show featuring 12” x 12” works from Portland Metro area artists & high school students . Imaginative 2D & 3D art of all mediums are featured.

    Reception April 3rd ,5 – 8 PM; show ends April 28th.  Show also includes work by 30 Sequoia artists and 13 on-site studios will be open during the reception. www.sequoiagallerystudios.org

  • TUE
    3
    1st Tuesday Gallery Opening: The Fuse and Vanishing Point

    Tuesday Apr 3
    5 pm - 6:30 pm PST

    Walters Cultural Arts Center

    Two solo shows capturing vanishing moments in time.

    The Fuse: Portland Dance Portrait Project
    Jingzi Zhao

    Upstairs Gallery: These photographs take dancers off the stage and put them on the playground of everyday life. The photographs invite the audience to experience a moment, place, or scene with a sense of drama and humor.

     

    Vanishing Point
    Kate Ampersand

    Downstairs Gallery: The boardman Tree Farm is being replaced by a mega-dairy farm and crop fields. Rather than tracking the forest's demise, the artist chose to record its beauty and memory.

  • THU
    5
    Tap 'n' Tell Storytelling Open Mic

    Thursday Apr 5
    4 pm - 5:30 pm PST

    McNally's Taproom

    Got a story to share? Let's get together!

    Join storyteller Holly Robison or Drea Douglas for an open mic evening of stories the 1st and 3rd Monday of the month starting in February. Come listen, tell, eat, drink, laugh!!

    This months theme is: Love is in the Air. 

    Stories should be 8 minutes or less, PG rating. No reading from notes -- you've got this!

    Sign-up begins at 6:30.

    Delicious plant based food and drink available for purchase. 

    FREE

  • THU
    5
    Thursday Family Art Night

    Thursday Apr 5
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm PST

    Walters Cultural Arts Center

     

    Family Art Night occurs every Thursday from 6:30-8:30pm. Gather the family & join us for an evening of art & fun. Use mediums like clay, paint, collage & more to create masterpieces either individually or as a family. All supplies are included. Thursday Family Art Night occurs every Thursday from 6:30-8:30pm. This is a drop-in program for all ages in Studio B30 of the Walters Cultural Arts Center in downtown Hillsboro at 527 E Main St. The fee is $5 at the door/individual (children under 3 are free).

    1st Thursday:        Painting

    2nd Thursday:        Clay

    3rd Thursday:        Mixed Media

    4th Thursday:        Clay

    5th Thursday:        “Mystery” Project

  • FRI
    6
    Open-Mic Friday

    Friday Apr 6
    7 pm - 11 pm PST

    Influence Music Hall

    Open Mic Friday AWESOME LOCATION!!! 1200 square feet of Rock-n-Roll, Jazz, Pop, Folk, Political, Spiritual, Environmental, Easy Listening, Blues, Punk - you play it...we have it!!!! We are all about the music and the collective there in! All ages are welcome! (Minors up to 9:00)

    SIGN UP STARTS @ 7:00 SHARP FIRST COME FIRST SERVE no earlies....some lates! Influence Music Hall - 135 SE 3rd Ave. Hillsboro, Oregon 97123 - (3rd Ave. between Main and Washington - and right between the little food place and the tobacco shop)- Just look for the 135 on the door! - And I mean you have to LOOK for the door because it's hard to see!!!

    Every Friday night is Open Mic Friday at Influence Music Hall! 7:00 - 11:00...or until we are done (whichever comes last).  Influence Music Hall has long been regarded as a phenomenal outlet for musical beauty and FUN! Everyone gets to play for an audience that gives you their full attention. The quality of the musicians that are playing regularly is really something to enjoy. Many musicians have sold CD's and have landed paying gigs as a result of their experience here at the hall.

    Every Friday night has been special and we are eager to let you take the stage...so come on out and lets spend an evening together! http://www.influencemusichall.org

  • FRI
    6
    CONCERT: Carrie Cunningham

    Friday Apr 6
    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm PST

    Walters Cultural Arts Center

    Carrie Cunningham
    Acoustic Country, Singer + Songwriter.
    New Country/Americana artist, Carrie Cunningham has shared stages with the likes of Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley, Reba, Kacey Musgraves and numerous Country luminaries. Her vocals have drawn comparison to Martina McBride and Miranda Lambert, combined with the sweetness of Pam Tillis. Carrie has recently relocated to California, but her adoring fans can rejoice—as she returns to the Northwest for one night at the Walters to share her talent and new album with in a special, intimate acoustic performance. carrielive.com

     

  • SAT
    7
    'Stirring Harmonies'

    Saturday Apr 7
    7 pm - 8 pm PST

    Hillsboro High School Auditorium



    Hillsboro Community Youth Choir(s) concert.

    Middle schoolers and younger are FREE.  High Schoolers and adults $5.

    Performance at Hillsboro High School Auditorium.

  • SAT
    7
    Hillsboro Storytelling Festival

    Saturday Apr 7
    7 pm - 8 pm PST

    Walters Cultural Arts Center

    Come celebrate the oral tradition as a community. Enjoy young storytellers from local schools as they share original and folk tales. It will be an evening sure to delight and send our imaginations wandering.

    Donations greatly appreciated.

  • SUN
    8
    Maker Lab

    Sunday Apr 8
    3:30 pm - 5:30 pm PST

    Hillsboro Brookwood Library

    What will you create? Construct, design and build with your friends and family. Bring your projects to work on or use supplies provided.

  • THU
    12
    Thursday Family Art Night

    Thursday Apr 12
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm PST

    Walters Cultural Arts Center

     

    Family Art Night occurs every Thursday from 6:30-8:30pm. Gather the family & join us for an evening of art & fun. Use mediums like clay, paint, collage & more to create masterpieces either individually or as a family. All supplies are included. Thursday Family Art Night occurs every Thursday from 6:30-8:30pm. This is a drop-in program for all ages in Studio B30 of the Walters Cultural Arts Center in downtown Hillsboro at 527 E Main St. The fee is $5 at the door/individual (children under 3 are free).

    1st Thursday:        Painting

    2nd Thursday:        Clay

    3rd Thursday:        Mixed Media

    4th Thursday:        Clay

    5th Thursday:        “Mystery” Project

  • FRI
    13
    Open-Mic Friday

    Friday Apr 13
    7 pm - 11 pm PST

    Influence Music Hall

    Open Mic Friday AWESOME LOCATION!!! 1200 square feet of Rock-n-Roll, Jazz, Pop, Folk, Political, Spiritual, Environmental, Easy Listening, Blues, Punk - you play it...we have it!!!! We are all about the music and the collective there in! All ages are welcome! (Minors up to 9:00)

    SIGN UP STARTS @ 7:00 SHARP FIRST COME FIRST SERVE no earlies....some lates! Influence Music Hall - 135 SE 3rd Ave. Hillsboro, Oregon 97123 - (3rd Ave. between Main and Washington - and right between the little food place and the tobacco shop)- Just look for the 135 on the door! - And I mean you have to LOOK for the door because it's hard to see!!!

    Every Friday night is Open Mic Friday at Influence Music Hall! 7:00 - 11:00...or until we are done (whichever comes last).  Influence Music Hall has long been regarded as a phenomenal outlet for musical beauty and FUN! Everyone gets to play for an audience that gives you their full attention. The quality of the musicians that are playing regularly is really something to enjoy. Many musicians have sold CD's and have landed paying gigs as a result of their experience here at the hall.

    Every Friday night has been special and we are eager to let you take the stage...so come on out and lets spend an evening together! http://www.influencemusichall.org

  • SUN
    15
    Maker Lab

    Sunday Apr 15
    3:30 pm - 5:30 pm PST

    Hillsboro Brookwood Library

    What will you create? Construct, design and build with your friends and family. Bring your projects to work on or use supplies provided.

  • MON
    16
    Westside Quilters Guild

    Monday Apr 16
    6:30 pm - 8:45 pm PST

    New Life Baptist Church

    Join us for our general meeting every third Monday, 6:30pm at New Life Baptist Church 3440 E Main St, Hillsboro, OR. Visitors are always welcome, including anyone interested in quilting from beginners to professionals. No admission fee.

    For April, Catherine Redford, whose specialties are english paper piecing, wool piecing, and modern quilting will be speaking. See Catherine's website for more examples of her work and patterns.

    Catherine will be teaching workshops for guild members. Check the WQG website calendar for updates, as well as for additional info, maps, and directions. 

    www.Info@WestsideQuilters.org  503-433-4057

    Photo: https://www.quiltingcompany.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/chosen-two.jpg 

  • MON
    16
    Hillsboro Contra Dance

    Monday Apr 16
    7 pm - 10 pm PST

    HILLSBORO CONTRA DANCE
    Family friendly
    February 16, 2018
    Live music by STRINGRIDE
    Stellar Calling by Laura Hatch
    TRINITY Lutheran Church 

    2194 SE Minter Bridge Rd, Hillsboro, OR

  • THU
    19
    Thursday Family Art Night

    Thursday Apr 19
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm PST

    Walters Cultural Arts Center

     

    Family Art Night occurs every Thursday from 6:30-8:30pm. Gather the family & join us for an evening of art & fun. Use mediums like clay, paint, collage & more to create masterpieces either individually or as a family. All supplies are included. Thursday Family Art Night occurs every Thursday from 6:30-8:30pm. This is a drop-in program for all ages in Studio B30 of the Walters Cultural Arts Center in downtown Hillsboro at 527 E Main St. The fee is $5 at the door/individual (children under 3 are free).

    1st Thursday:        Painting

    2nd Thursday:        Clay

    3rd Thursday:        Mixed Media

    4th Thursday:        Clay

    5th Thursday:        “Mystery” Project

  • FRI
    20
    Open-Mic Friday

    Friday Apr 20
    7 pm - 11 pm PST

    Influence Music Hall

    Open Mic Friday AWESOME LOCATION!!! 1200 square feet of Rock-n-Roll, Jazz, Pop, Folk, Political, Spiritual, Environmental, Easy Listening, Blues, Punk - you play it...we have it!!!! We are all about the music and the collective there in! All ages are welcome! (Minors up to 9:00)

    SIGN UP STARTS @ 7:00 SHARP FIRST COME FIRST SERVE no earlies....some lates! Influence Music Hall - 135 SE 3rd Ave. Hillsboro, Oregon 97123 - (3rd Ave. between Main and Washington - and right between the little food place and the tobacco shop)- Just look for the 135 on the door! - And I mean you have to LOOK for the door because it's hard to see!!!

    Every Friday night is Open Mic Friday at Influence Music Hall! 7:00 - 11:00...or until we are done (whichever comes last).  Influence Music Hall has long been regarded as a phenomenal outlet for musical beauty and FUN! Everyone gets to play for an audience that gives you their full attention. The quality of the musicians that are playing regularly is really something to enjoy. Many musicians have sold CD's and have landed paying gigs as a result of their experience here at the hall.

    Every Friday night has been special and we are eager to let you take the stage...so come on out and lets spend an evening together! http://www.influencemusichall.org

  • FRI
    20
    Hillsboro Contra Dance

    Friday Apr 20
    7 pm - 10 pm PST

    Trinity Lutheran Curch

    Our Hillsboro Contra Dance is back at the social hall of Trinity Lutheran Church, on River rd, behind Home Depot on TV Hwy.

    4/20

    Music by FULL MOON

    Calling by RIC GOLDMAN

    7-10 PM

    Family friendly

  • FRI
    20
    CONCERT: The Incredible Journey of Jazz

    Friday Apr 20
    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm PST

    Walters Cultural Arts Center

    PDX Jazz
    PDX Jazz, Family Friendly;
    Recommended ages: 10 & up

    This “living experience of jazz” is a “foot-tapping, heart-flooding, laugh-inducing” educational and fun evening exploring the classic genre’s rhythm, melody and history. The PDX Jazz Festival’s performance recounts America’s original musical art form as we celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month with some of the region’s outstanding musicians. Explore the story of Jazz from its beginnings in Africa, development in America and impact on our past and present. Along the journey gain a deeper understanding of Jazz’s ability to weave global cultures together—and excite audiences of all ages. 60 minute program. pdxjazz.com

     

     

     

  • SUN
    22
    Earth Day
  • SUN
    22
    Maker Lab

    Sunday Apr 22
    3:30 pm - 5:30 pm PST

    Hillsboro Brookwood Library

    What will you create? Construct, design and build with your friends and family. Bring your projects to work on or use supplies provided.

  • MON
    23
    Imani Winds in Hillsboro

    Monday Apr 23
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm PST

    Walters Cultural Arts Center


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    As part of their Spring Residency with Chamber Music Northwest, the Imani Winds will perform a special 60-minute concert in Hillsboro! Hear the gorgeous, colorful sounds of the wind quintet in the timeless beauty of the Walters Cultural Arts Center. Tickets are only $20! Don't miss out on this hearing this incredible ensemble in Hillsboro.

    Imani Winds in Hillsboro
    Tickets: HERE

  • THU
    26
    Thursday Family Art Night

    Thursday Apr 26
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm PST

    Walters Cultural Arts Center

     

    Family Art Night occurs every Thursday from 6:30-8:30pm. Gather the family & join us for an evening of art & fun. Use mediums like clay, paint, collage & more to create masterpieces either individually or as a family. All supplies are included. Thursday Family Art Night occurs every Thursday from 6:30-8:30pm. This is a drop-in program for all ages in Studio B30 of the Walters Cultural Arts Center in downtown Hillsboro at 527 E Main St. The fee is $5 at the door/individual (children under 3 are free).

    1st Thursday:        Painting

    2nd Thursday:        Clay

    3rd Thursday:        Mixed Media

    4th Thursday:        Clay

    5th Thursday:        “Mystery” Project

  • FRI
    27
    Open-Mic Friday

    Friday Apr 27
    7 pm - 11 pm PST

    Influence Music Hall

    Open Mic Friday AWESOME LOCATION!!! 1200 square feet of Rock-n-Roll, Jazz, Pop, Folk, Political, Spiritual, Environmental, Easy Listening, Blues, Punk - you play it...we have it!!!! We are all about the music and the collective there in! All ages are welcome! (Minors up to 9:00)

    SIGN UP STARTS @ 7:00 SHARP FIRST COME FIRST SERVE no earlies....some lates! Influence Music Hall - 135 SE 3rd Ave. Hillsboro, Oregon 97123 - (3rd Ave. between Main and Washington - and right between the little food place and the tobacco shop)- Just look for the 135 on the door! - And I mean you have to LOOK for the door because it's hard to see!!!

    Every Friday night is Open Mic Friday at Influence Music Hall! 7:00 - 11:00...or until we are done (whichever comes last).  Influence Music Hall has long been regarded as a phenomenal outlet for musical beauty and FUN! Everyone gets to play for an audience that gives you their full attention. The quality of the musicians that are playing regularly is really something to enjoy. Many musicians have sold CD's and have landed paying gigs as a result of their experience here at the hall.

    Every Friday night has been special and we are eager to let you take the stage...so come on out and lets spend an evening together! http://www.influencemusichall.org

  • SUN
    29
    Maker Lab

    Sunday Apr 29
    3:30 pm - 5:30 pm PST

    Hillsboro Brookwood Library

    What will you create? Construct, design and build with your friends and family. Bring your projects to work on or use supplies provided.

The mission of the Hillsboro Arts & Culture Council is to promote and support the growth of arts and culture as assets for a vital, prosperous and livable community.
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