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Tribal regalia to be explored through Willamette University book

Tribal regalia to be explored through Willamette University book

Eagle feathers adorn a Siletz dancer. Strands of shell necklaces decorate other members of the coastal tribe. Deer hides wrap around men’s waists. All cultures prize ceremonial dress,…

Ethos brings music back to rural communities

Ethos brings music back to rural communities

A silent hall erupts in a thunder of drums. Children’s voices sing “Jingle Bells.” A band room, used for storage for decades, once again rings with marching tunes.…

Liberty Theater restoration transforms Astoria

Liberty Theater restoration transforms Astoria

The Liberty Theater is the spark that ignited Astoria’s remarkable renaissance. For years, the once-elegant theater, home to silent movies and vaudeville performers, leaked, rotted and tilted with…

Light keeper’s garden restored at Yaquina Head Lighthouse

Light keeper’s garden restored at Yaquina Head Lighthouse

Restoring the historic light keeper’s garden at the Yaquina Head Lighthouse has long been a dream for the Bureau of Land Management’s Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area and…

WOW Hall: Community Center for the Performing Arts

WOW Hall: Community Center for the Performing Arts

The Community Center for the Performing Arts in the historic Woodmen of the World (WOW) Hall sits at the West end of downtown Eugene, a pink but low-slung…

OSF Stages Wrinkle In Time

OSF Stages Wrinkle In Time

Many of us remember Madeleine L’Engle’s 1970s sci-fi fantasy, A Wrinkle in Time. Theatre buffs can now see Tracy Young’s adaptation of this children’s classic, as Tesseracts, Black…

Museum of Contemporary Craft

Museum of Contemporary Craft

The term “Native art” should never be a path to a stereotype, and Portland’s Museum of Contemporary Craft has been hard at work debunking the myth of homogeneity…

NW Children’s Theater & School

NW Children’s Theater & School

The Kennedy Center is doing it. The Smithsonian is doing it. Even the Met is doing it. And now, Northwest Children’s Theater and School (NWCT) is doing it…

Eugene Symphony Association

Eugene Symphony Association

The upcoming Musician Development Residency with Grant Llewellyn and Antonio Pompa-Baldi has given Eugene Symphony Association great cause for celebration. The acclaimed musicians will spend a week in…

Hand2Mouth Theatre

Hand2Mouth Theatre

Fertile Ground is Portland’s answer to a fringe festival. This 11-day arts festival, January 23-Feb 2 will include over 100 new works, all generated in the City of…

Tavern Books

Tavern Books

The discovery of a previously unpublished work by a renowned author is always cause for celebration. But when that writer is national and Oregon Poet Laureate William Stafford…

Arts Council of Pendleton

Arts Council of Pendleton

Received a grant of $5,000 to deliver free cultural programming, including Art Rocks Teens, ArtZoom, Arts Have Class, and Art Studio, to 5,000 people at the Pendleton Center…

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