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November 2020

Brian McWhorter. Photo by Dusty Whitaker.

Coping with catastrophe

“The arts are undergoing a catastrophe. The performing arts sector, specifically, has been squashed. And, as with any tragedy, I think there are also revelations.”

The Gallerists

Photographer/writer K.B. Dixon profiles leading gallery owners Martha Lee, Charles Froelick, Elizabeth Leach.

Love Sugar Sex Magic

Portland Center Stage’s online ‘Love in the Time of Piñatas’ hits the cultural and theatrical sweet spot.

Alyson Provax: Out of Nothing

Alyson Provax’s innovative print work showcases resourcefulness in both medium and audience engagement

In February, the Taft Jazz Band makes is last performance before going online due to the pandemic shutdown. Photo courtesy: Music Is Instrumental

Helping the bands play on

The Music is Instrumental program pays for mentors to keep music education alive in Lincoln County schools.

Theater for the Ears

Portland theaters, shut off from the stage, find a future from the past: radio theater, updated for the digital age.