December 2020

After the Fire 2: Starting Again

2020’s wildfires left the artisans of Santiam Canyon reeling. A luthier and a painter look at what comes next.

Christmas music for heathens

Christmas music is complicated and inescapable, ranging from infant refugees to flying reindeer.

Striving to hit the low notes

Band students at Toledo Jr/Sr High School have their choice of instruments, but a tuba remains out of reach.

The Wonders of Wonderland

Portland Playhouse closes 2020 with an epic virtual theater festival. We talk with the people who created it.

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