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Niki Price's public art walk along the Oregon Coast Trail began with a bit of history at Ft. Stevens State Park, where the wreck of the Peter Iredale has been slowing disintegrating since it ran aground in 1906.

A beach walk with a mission

Niki Price of the Lincoln City Cultural Center is hiking the Coast to raise money for the center and awareness of public art.

Theresa McCracken works in the upstairs loft of her home studio on another monthly cartoon for The Drift Inn. Among other endeavors, the Waldport resident has made a living creating cartoons for a wide variety of publications and clients. Photo by: Quinton Smith/YachatsNews.com

Theresa McCracken: A zigzag life

The Waldport cartoonist has been a cartographer, written a book about an Oregon cult, and traveled the world.

Besides co-founding the Florence Festival of Books, Judy Fleagle is known as the “bridge lady of the Oregon Coast” for a pair of books she has written on coastal spans. Photo courtesy: Florence Festival of Books

Talking books at the beach

Judy Fleagle, co-founder of the Florence Festival of Books, which begins Friday, says organization is key to the event.

Amy Anderson, vice president of Alsea Bay Center for the Arts, prepares banners in her home studio for hanging in downtown Waldport. Photo by: Cheri Brubaker/YachatsNews.com

Waldport banners build community

Colorful banners hanging from downtown lamp posts are the Alsea Bay Center for the Arts’ first project.

Sing a song of Oregon

An effort to remove offensive language from the state song could end up with dual anthems to Oregon.

Fused glass artist Ann Cavanaugh and glass blower Andy Nichols combine their talents in glass fish.

Like a fish out of fire

Two glass artists in Cannon Beach’s Spring Unveiling Arts Festival collaborate to make finned figures.

Yachats Celtic Fest plans for fall

The music fest, which lost its 20th season last year to the pandemic, plans to start again in ’21 – if restrictions are eased in time.

Niki Price of the Lincoln City Cultural Center

Hitting the coastal arts trail

Niki Price plans to create a series of itineraries for people who like to hike and “tour art and see beautiful things.”

Among the things Lisa Mayfield’s boyfriend left her after his death were masks he carved from stone. The story she will read in the Cannon Beach Library’s Writers Read Celebration explores the gifts she gained from that difficult relationship. Photo Courtesy: Lisa Mayfield

Pandemic prose and poetry

The Cannon Beach Library hosts a virtual reading Saturday of pieces inspired by life during COVID.

“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.”

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.

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