CORRIB THEATRE in its seventh year, offers plays by contemporary Irish playwrights. Their three-show 2019-2020 season features Eclipsed by Patricia Burke Brogan (September 20–October 13); James X by Gerard Mannix Flynn; and Kissing the Witch by Emma Donoghue. All three productions will be staged at New Expressive Works, 810 SE Belmont St. and feature internationally-produced Irish playwrights. Artistic Director Gemma Whelan directs Eclipsed with an all-female cast and design team and James X. Lava Alapai will direct Kissing the Witch. The Theatre’s subscriptions for the 2019–20 season are available through corribtheatre.org.
MOONLIGHT AND MUSIC WITH 3 LEG TORSO – and guests One Minute Apart (The Fisher Twins) at Millennium Plaza Park, Lake Oswego, August 4, 6 pm. Free for all ages. When 3 Leg Torso’s co-leader Béla R. Balogh met twin sisters and classically trained violinists Sarah and Sophia Fisher, he invited them to play on a couple of the quartet’s numbers. They brought down the walls of the theater and now they are playing another concert together. See oneminuteapart.com and 3legtorso.com.
DAVID BIESPIEL’S LIFE WRITING WORKSHOP is August 12-21 from The Attic Institute and there are still open spaces. It’s a four session workshop exploring the quality of remembering and remaking past experiences while telling stories on the page. Demonstration-writing exercises include techniques to frame writing, draw out details of place, and to pay attention to landmarks that anchor the imagination. Classes are Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30 – 8 pm, August 12, 14, 19, 21 at Attic Institute of Arts and Letters, 4232 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Early registration and tuition deadline is a week prior to the start. See atticinstitute.com