Oregon Children's Theatre Portland Oregon

Cultural Hubs

Cultural centers fill a vital role in communities, often serving multiple functions as performance halls, art galleries, historical repositories, gathering places, and educational resources. In rural areas, they can be the only cultural touchstone for miles around. This series profiles a variety of these essential hubs, with priority given to centers in rural areas, and examines how they uniquely serve and reflect their communities. With these stories, we hope to produce a broad cultural snapshot of the state and a window into the many distinct communities that enrich it.

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