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Our Stories – POP 90’s Impact

What an unforgettable night! Being back on stage at Merrill, reveling in the beauty of that space with artists working together LIVE ... and you were there, too, only not in your usual red velvet seats. And still: your dedicated support as well as the enthusiasm of so many local businesses and others made POP 90 [...]

By | April 2nd, 2021|Categories: Our Stories|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Portland Ovations Presents: POP 90 A Virtual Celebration To Benefit Ovations' 90th Year

Portland Ovations Presents the launch of our 90th year Celebrate with us at our dynamic virtual benefit featuring Artists, Auctions, & Performancesstreamed to you LIVE from the Merrill Auditorium stage. The mainstage event will be emceed by business leader and performance poet Kerem Durdag & Sara Juli, renowned dance maker and comedian. Joining them are our Ovations’ hosts, Mary Allen [...]

By | February 12th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Our Stories – The Making of POP 90

We're hoping you're joining us next Thursday, March 25 for Ovations' big, live-and-virtual kickoff celebration of our 90th anniversary year. When you do, you'll be experiencing Ovations through the looking glass of our digital realms: we will be live at Merrill Auditorium, but you, our audiences, are not quite able to be with us there [...]

By | March 21st, 2021|Categories: Our Stories|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Our Stories – We’re POP-ing with Performances

As we close in on the one-year anniversary of pandemic shut downs, we're overjoyed to be in production for Portland Ovations Presents: POP 90, a benefit celebration of Ovations' 90th anniversary year. That's right: Portland Ovations was founded as the Portland Music Commission in 1931: in the midst of another global crisis, the Great Depression. [...]

By | March 4th, 2021|Categories: Our Stories|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

ANNUAL BENEFIT BASH Rizo with guest Ari Shapiro Emcee & Auctioneer Christine O’Leary

“[Shapiro is] a scene stealer, not just with his singing but his humor.” - The Seattle Times A once-in-a-lifetime pairing in an intimate club setting for Ovations audiences only, the charismatic Rizo returns with her very, very special guest Ari Shapiro. A provocateur with a razor sharp wit, Grammy Award-winner Rizo transforms cabaret standards and [...]