January 2021

Tough questions, tough answers

Fertile Ground 2021: Lisa Collins’ “Be Careful What You Ask For” delves into a Portland killing and issues of race.

Martha Bakes in Black & White

Fertile Ground 2021: Don Wilson Glenn and Damaris Webb take a spin through the first First Lady’s kitchen.

Interactive cookies and scares

A baking show and an augmented reality game at the Fertile Ground festival mix viewing with performing.

Michael Harrison: Exotic Resonance

The pioneering composer’s shimmering new album with Roomful of Teeth caps a career devoted to the beauties of musical tunings — and started in Oregon

“Salmon Roses and Lilies” by Katia Kyte (oil, 12 by 12 inches)

Flower power

Coastal painters Katia Kyte and Victoria Biedron agree that flowers “exist to give you joy.”

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