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New Events Taking Place
Third Thursday Studios
The Third Thursday Studios series, presented by Gresham’s Center for the Arts Foundation, brings an exciting evening of animation to the community of Gresham and the surrounding areas. Please plan to join us for an exciting evening of animation.
Rob Bekuhrs has been a professional animator for over 30 years, working in film, television, attractions and games. He has animated and supervised crews for Walt Disney Features, Laika, Cartoon Network, among other studios. He is currently working in games at SuperGenius Studio in Oregon City and teaching advanced animation classes at the Art Institute.
Rob will share highlights of his career with some visual and sculptural items not seen publicly. You’ll see some unreleased and omitted scenes from well-known films he’s helped create, he will share and answer questions on some of the latest techniques for various forms of art production and see an exciting preview of work to come.
For more information and to purchase your tickets, click here!
Other upcoming Center for the Arts events:
March 7, 2014
Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra - Infernal Dance
Conductor Steven Byess, JaTtik Clark guest artist on tuba.
3pm, Mt. Hood Community College Theater.
Visit www.columbiasymphony.org for more details.
March 16, 2014
Mt. Hood Pops Orchestra - March Pops
Program includes, Broadway Tonight, Crazy for You – Gershwin; Semiramide Overture – Rossini
3:30pm, Mt. Hood Community College.
March 20, 2014
Third Thursday Studios - Rob Bekuhrs and the Art of Animation
Rob talks about the art of animation and his work with Walt Disney Studios and Laida Entertainment. His most recent work is with SuperGenius and the game creation world.
April 17, 2014
Third Thursday Studios - Kirk Mouser and the Portland Musical Theater Group
Stumptown Stages Gresham native, Kirk Mouser, is the artistic director of Portland Musical Theater Group, called Stumptown Stages. Kirk has toured the country with musical theater and will have many interesting stories to tell.
**Watch for details on next Adventures in Jazz in May (round robin in Historic Downtown Gresham)
The Countdown 'til Summer!
Third Thursdays in Historic Downtown Gresham
Open house, wine & music. May - August.
Gresham Arts Festival (formerly ArtWalk)
Music Mondays on the Center for the Arts Plaza
Each Monday in July and August.
Mt. Hood Jazz Festival
Center for the Arts Plaza. August 1st and 2nd.