#AtHomeArtsCollective | “Share Song” with Teacher Sam

April 7, 2020News

We’re moving our studio into YOUR home! Don’t worry, it’s temporary.  ~Classes start Monday, April 20~ In the meantime, our teachers are cooking up a video series that will nourish your creativity and whet your artistic appetite. For the latest videos, subscribe to our YouTube channel and add our #AtHomeArtsCollective playlist to your library. Bon appétit! … Read More

#AtHomeArtsCollective | “One Word Story” with Audrey & Cristina

April 6, 2020News

We’re moving our studio into YOUR home! Don’t worry, it’s temporary.  Classes start Monday, April 20.* In the meantime, our teachers are cooking up a video series that will nourish your creativity and whet your artistic appetite. For the latest videos, subscribe to our YouTube channel and add our #AtHomeArtsCollective playlist to your library. Bon appétit! … Read More

Spring & Summer Term Updates at CPPAC

April 2, 2020News

Registration for Spring Term will reopen April 4. New dates for Spring Term are April 18 – June 12, 2020. While safety restrictions are in place, all classes will be offered online via Zoom, and many will include supplemental materials for you/r family’s at-home enjoyment.

CPPAC Class & Event Cancellations Amid COVID-19

March 13, 2020News

Friday, March 13, 2020 | 3:00 pm Dear CPPAC Students & Families: In light of the call from Gov. Brown for social distancing and recently announced upcoming school closures, we have decided to CANCEL classes and events through March 31, effective immediately. Spring Term classes are now scheduled to begin on Saturday, April 4. We will … Read More

A New Stage for CPPAC

January 27, 2020News

Dear CPPAC Family: As we move through our 5th season, we find ourselves reflecting on the love this community has shown us from the start, through its support, its encouragement, and all your beautiful voices raised in song. We are rooted here. And you are the soil that makes this work rich. We love this … Read More

Call For Submissions

January 5, 2020News, News Submissions

Do you have a story, article, announcement, funny anecdote, or arts related event you’d like to share with the community? Follow the button below to our online form and share the news with us. Your submission could be included in the next newsletter, which goes out to over 600 people in the CPPAC community!

Arts for All Ages: Grandparents All Around Us

December 30, 2019News

As a co-founder and board member of Cathedral Park Performing Arts Collective (CPPAC), I am unabashedly proud of the work we do. I have had the privilege to be part of CPPAC’s growth from a small circle of students to hundreds of students of all ages throughout the North Portland community. Every term at our … Read More

Arts for All Ages: Grandmother Pearl

December 28, 2019News

We asked our board to share their personal stories about our Intergenerational Program. Here is Board Director, Noelle Guest’s contribution: When I think of Cathedral Park Performing Arts Collective’s Intergenerational Program, I think of my grandmother, Pearl. She was such a big part of my childhood and youth, serving, at times, as the second parent … Read More

Voices for Change: We All Have Mental Health

October 31, 2019News

“If we’re physically unwell, we let people know, we ask for help. It should be no different with mental health.” WE ALL HAVE MENTAL HEALTH. It doesn’t matter how young or old we are. Do you talk with your child about mental health? This year, we’re inviting our community members of all ages to share … Read More

Time is Our Most Precious Resource

October 18, 2019News, VIP Volunteer

On August 23rd we gathered to honor our volunteers and donors. The following is a message to our volunteers from Cathedral Park Arts Co-Founder and Board Director, Joseph Cirillo. TO OUR DEAREST VOLUNTEERS: Time, it slips away from us so easily during a lazy summer day. It magically vanishes after putting in all of those … Read More