The drive to Portland proved to be uneventful despite very cold temperatures. The lack of precipitation kept ice from forming on the roadways.
Picked up our Will Call tickets at about 9 pm and crossed the street to the ArtBar & Bistro, a marvelous establishment open two hours before each performance at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall .We enjoyed the atmosphere in beautiful surroundings while consuming macaroni and cheese, a delightful vegetarian quiche, and then a scrumptious chocolate cinnamon ice cream with a snicker doodle cookie.
From our table, we could see the "backside" of a very unusual chair
Okay, here is the front of this highly unusual chair -
And a view of the room from the chair
And we begin -
To be continued ..........