Beaverton, OR. The Patricia Reser Center for the Arts (“The Reser”) announces its inaugural 2022-23 Reser Presents season, which includes an eclectic international mix of artists and performances. Pink Martini featuring China Forbes and Storm Large will open the season on September 16, 17, 18 in the intimate 550-seat Mainstage Theater.
This season, The Reser continues to be a vibrant cultural hub in the heart of Beaverton, Oregon. Season highlights include performances by Pink Martini, DakhaBrakha, Amythyst Kiah, Gina Chavez, The Heart of Afghanistan, Mark O’Connor, and many more…
DakhaBrakha (2 performances) September 30 & October 1, 2022International Guitar Night February 2, 2023
Edna Vazquez February 3, 2023
Seffarine April 21, 2022
Heart of Afghanistan May 20, 2023
Osvaldo Golijov’s Falling Out of Time November 1, 2022
Caroline Shaw & So Percussion November 11, 2022Joe Kye & The Givers May 19, 2023 Intersections is a new Reser Presents series of genre-defying artists and attractions
Roots MusicAmythyst Kiah October 5, 2022
Watkins Family Hour November 13, 2022
Ron Artis and Thunderstorm Artis December 8, 2022
Gina Chavez March 11, 2023
Jazzy Ash & Red Yarn October 8, 2022
Smith and Yarn February 25, 2023Cenicienta: A Bilingual Cinderella Story March 4, 2023
Kalani Pe’a’s Hawaiian Christmas December 2, 2022Mark O’Connor’s Appalachian Christmas December 23, 2022
This wide-ranging season includes cutting-edge music, theater, and film by award-winning artists and emerging talent working across a broad range of disciplines.
“In The Reser’s inaugural season, we are excited to build on the success of this spring’s Grand Opening, and welcome these ‘must see’ artists to Beaverton. This season’s programming truly embodies our mission: to be a place where audiences can discover new favorites, build community, and leave inspired,” said Chris Ayzoukian, Executive Director of The Reser. “It has been exciting to watch thousands of our community members awestruck by the quality of this new gathering place and its programming. We see people connecting around joyous arts and culture experiences, all right here in Central Beaverton.”
The Reser Presents Inaugural 2022-23 Season schedule includes:
· September 16, 17 & 18 – Pink Martini
· September 30 – DakhaBrakha (in concert)
· October 1 – DakhaBrakha (performing a live score to the silent film, Earth by Alexander Dovzhenko)
· October 5 – Amythyst Kiah
· October 8 – Jazzy Ash & Red Yarn
· November 1 – Osvaldo Golijov: Falling Out of Time
· November 9 – Film The SixTripleEight – No Mail, Low Morale
· November 11- Caroline Shaw & So Percussion (co-presentation with Third Angle New Music)
· November 13 – Watkins Family Hour
· December 2 – Kalani Pe’a’s Hawaiian Christmas
· December 8 – Ron Artis II &Thunderstorm Artis
· December 23 – Mark O’Connor’s Appalachian Christmas
· February 2 – International Guitar Night
· February 3 – Edna Vazquez
· February 5 – Letters Aloud: The Road to Fame
· February 25 – Smith and Yarn
· March 4 – Cenicienta: A Bilingual Cinderella Story
· March 11 – Gina Chavez
· April 14 – Kingston Trio
· April 21 – Seffarine
· May 19 – Joe Kye & the Givers
· May 20 – Heart of Afghanistan
For further details, continue to check The Reser’s website: thereser.org.
In addition to Reser Presents, The Reser is thrilled to host many performances and presentations by arts and culture organizations from across the Metro area. Performances by visiting presenters will be announced on a rolling basis and can be found here: thereser.org/shows-and-events.
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About the Patricia Reser Center for the Arts
The Patricia Reser Center for the Arts (“The Reser”) unites artists, enthusiasts, individuals, and communities, linking each with a sense of shared purpose and a touch of the sublime. The Reser is the cultural heart of a flourishing community centered in Beaverton, OR. It continuously enhances the cultural life of the region, bringing people together in a space that’s warm and welcoming, and where the art we present invites discovery, wonder, and flights of imagination. The Reser eliminates barriers and thrives on access, shared experience, and open hearts. The Reser honors the cultures and customs of its diverse community and, using the awesome power of the arts, creates opportunities for deeper understanding and authentic connections between people. For more information, please visit: https://thereser.org/.
We believe in the inherent magnificence of the arts and their extraordinary impact on everyday life. The mission of Patricia Reser Center for the Arts is to foster joy, imagination, connection, and understanding in our diverse community by presenting artistic, cultural, educational, and entertainment opportunities for all.
Patricia Reser Center for the Arts unites us as artists, enthusiasts, individuals, and communities, linking us all with a sense of shared purpose and a touch of the sublime. The Reser is the cultural heart of a flourishing community centered in Beaverton, Oregon. It continuously enhances the cultural life of our region, bringing people together in a space that’s warm and welcoming, and where the art we present invites discovery, wonder, and flights of imagination. This place eliminates barriers and thrives on access, shared experience, and open hearts. The Reser honors the cultures and customs of its diverse community and, using the awesome power of the arts, creates opportunities for deeper understanding and authentic connections between people.
COMMITMENTS TO THE COMMUNITY
We will present artistic, cultural, educational, and entertainment experiences of quality and relevance, performances and exhibitions that reflect the diverse interests and passions of the people we serve. We will present national and international artists and attractions; provide a performance home for regional arts organizations; promote the interests of artists; engage and develop new audiences; encourage participation in the arts; create opportunities for arts education; enhance the reputation of Beaverton as a regional destination; and strive always to be a genuine and indispensable contributor to the quality of life in our community. We will seek to counter privilege with equity and access and engage thoughtfully with the cultural aspirations of our entire community.
We will keep these commitments with a level of integrity, care, professionalism, and prudent management that honors the City of Beaverton for its extraordinary support and earns The Reser widespread recognition for the excellence of its programs and services.