Courtesy The Get AheadBring your dancing shoes if you plan on attending The Get Ahead s gig Saturday night at Hotel Oregon.

Weekend Tempo 3/29/2013

Live music on tap this weekend in Yamhill Valley

Soup, sauce better with butters

Seed and nut butters add richness to recipes

Marcus Larson/News-RegisterOnce a three-sport athlete at Mac High, Nolan Cabrera now is an assistant professor at the University of Arizona’s Center for the Study of Higher Education.

A force for change

Mac High grad waging antional war against stereotyping


Hop to it, kids

Easter egg hunts planned this weekend

Ranch chores weren’t a bore

Tasks were a welcome challenge

Anaïs Mitchell and Jefferson Hamer learned they share an appreciation for songs collected by Francis James Child in the 19th century. Their resulting album and tour bring them to Willamina on Sunday.

New songs tell old tales

Anaïs Mitchell and Jefferson Hamer will stop at Willamina on Sunday as part of album tour

Marie Bashkirtseff’s “Self-Portrait With a Palette,” 1880, oil on canvas, private collection.

Linfield professor to discuss journal of European art

Katherine Kernberger says new translation of Marie Bashkirtseff's writings paint a different picture

Jane Kirkpatrick will discuss her latest character in a talk April 2 at Hillside Communities.

Bestselling author opens lecture series

Hillside's Adventures in Learning program starts April 2

A photo spread that ran in the Sept. 17, 1916, issue of the Portland Sunday Oregonian. Top: Full view of the burning steamer S.S. Congress, taken from the deck of the dredge Colonel P.S. Michie, with lifeboats in the water. Center: A crew member emerges from belowdecks to clear the smoke from his lungs before going back to fight the fire. Lower left: Filled with passengers, a lifeboat pulls away from the side of the burning steamer. Bottom center: Boats leaving the Congress with passengers, as seen from the Michie. Bottom right: Close-up of passengers in lifeboat.

Racing against a fiery death

Town could only watch as passenger liner burned

Lawrence Gallery’s Salvador Dali show features a combination of etchings, engravings and watercolors. Shown here is “Argus VII/C,” 1963, $62,000.

Nothing short of surreal

Exclusive Dali display laid out at the Lawrence

Courtesy Black & BlueMcMinnville singer/songwriter Mike Fite, right, joined forces with percussionist Garrette Ewing to form Black & Blue. The duo plays the Horse Radish Friday night.

Weekend Tempo 3/22/2013

Child's Ballads, "Shrew"-ed jazz-pop, a double dose of Dice and more entertainment offerings this weekend.

Marcus Larson/News-Register file photoKarlene McDowell stops and smells the daffodils during last year’s festival. The judged flower show is a highlight of the annual event.

Amity Daffodil Festival a celebration of spring

Annual event features flower show, plant sale, speakers

Marcus Larson/News-RegisterLefever joins in the game with some of the KOB students at Columbus. She’s been working for KOB since she was a student at McMinnville High School — one of only two high school students former director Linda Dollinger ever hired.

Running with it

Determined KOB leader and mother of two pursues future career in juvenile justice

Rest easy: Sleep apnea is treatable

Disorder affects around 22 million Americans


Can you hear me now?

Some dogs just have a bit more to say than others

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