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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…

New Board Members Appointed to Cultural Trust

  (L-R Chris Van Dyke, Senator Elizabeth Steiner-Hayward, Mike Golub. Not pictured: Greg Fitz-Gerald) This fall four new appointments to the Oregon Cultural Trust Board have been made…

Be Part of 2014’s Cultural Evolution! Give by December 31!

The Holiday Season is upon us and, with 14 days left in 2013, the time for giving is now! Much has been written and said this year, locally…

Coalition Grant Cycle Shifts to Calendar Year

Coalition Grant Cycle Shifts to Calendar Year

In a marked shift from past Cultural Trust grant making, grant making for Oregon’s 36 county and five tribal cultural coalitions will shift from an August – July…

Crescendo Club

Crescendo Club

In addition to our year-old Pioneer Circle initiative, whichencourages and incentivizes Cultural Trust donors to give above the state taxcredit limit, the Trust has rolled out the new…

Culture: the Warp and Weft of the Fabric of our World

Culture: the Warp and Weft of the Fabric of our World

Guest Blog by Sam Johnson Photo by Holly Andres for the Oregon Cultural Trust As we move towards the year end, we are once again presented with a…

Oregonians: This Season, Give Thanks for the Cultural Trust

Oregonians: This Season, Give Thanks for the Cultural Trust

Guest Blog by Norm Smith: This holiday season, Oregonians have much to be thankful for. At the Smith household in Roseburg, we are thankful for the Oregon Cultural…

Partner Focus: Oregon Heritage Commission Honors William Stafford on His 100th Birthday

It is a rare occasion when Oregon Heritage Commission declares a certain day, month or year a statewide celebration. Such notables include the 100th anniversary of the Lewis…

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The discovery of a previously unpublished work by a renowned author is always cause for celebration.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…

Willamette Week Give!Guide is Live

The Cultural Trust is fortunate to have wonderful media partnerships, including our Days of Culture partnership with Pamplin Media/Community Newspapers, which resulted in a widely distributed special insert…

Make Your Cultural Life List!

Make Your Cultural Life List!

Planning travel and event attendance is always fun! Two weeks ago, the Cultural Trust launched a new, interactive web activity to help you do just that. Oregon Culture…

More Cultural Tourism Love for Eastern Oregon

More Cultural Tourism Love for Eastern Oregon

Recently our staff took a trip to Eastern Oregon along the Journey Through Time Scenic Byway and blogged about it. Here is a little more love for Eastern…

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