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2021

2021: Remembering those who died

From children’s writer Beverly Cleary to jazz star Carlton Jackson to actor Philip Cuomo and more, we say farewell to artists who died in 2021.

2021: A Year of Looking at Things

In a year of sharp contrasts, visual art in Oregon bounced between the stark and the hopeful, with plenty of surprises along the way.

2021: A year of dance, up in the air

From dance on film at the start of the year to a flurry of Nutcrackers at the end, the ups and downs of Oregon’s Covid-tinged dance year.

2021: A year of rethinking who we are

Amid a year of cultural clashes over who belongs, artists in Oregon thought big, told untold stories, and spread the creative net wide.

Stage & Studio: Reflections on 2021

Dmae Lo Roberts talks in her newest podcast with ArtsWatch’s Bob Hicks, Steph Littlebird, Brett Campbell, and Amy Leona Havin about the highs, lows, and landmarks of the cultural year.

Arts Endowment gets a new leader

Dr. Maria Rosario Jackson, from Arizona State University, is confirmed as the new leader of the National Endowment for the Arts.