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Oswald, sea otter at Oregon Coast Aquarium

Music to see otters by

Coast calendar: Cellists perform for aquarium residents; online talk about Rick Bartow; Andean music.

The Lincoln City Cultural Center’s “Invest in Inspiration” campaign will turn the yard around the historic Delake School, which houses the center, into a plaza, park, paths, and parking. Photo courtesy: Lincoln City Cultural Center

Finding freedom in adversity

A pandemic, a wildfire – while the hits keep coming, the Lincoln City Cultural Center responds online.

Peter Frajola, associate concertmaster with the Oregon Symphony, sits in on violin during the 2017 performance. Photo courtesy: Newport Symphony Orchestra

And the band plays on

The Newport Symphony Orchestra has to forgo its July Fourth concert, but an encore broadcast keeps the spirit alive.

“The 99W” is a documentary featuring a homegrown topic: The Newberg drive-in theater, one of only three remaining in Oregon.

Nine short takes on 85 short films

From horse-racing to Newberg’s 99W drive-in, there’s a lot to like in this weekend’s McMinnville Short Film Festival.

Dave Densmore says one of his goals in writing poetry is to “reinforce for the men and women of the industry a sense of pride in what we do and who we are.” Photo by Patrick Dixon, courtesy FisherPoets Gathering

Fishers of poetry

Commercial fishermen will share poems, stories, and songs during the 23rd annual FisherPoets Gathering in Astoria.

Vision 2020: Raúl Gómez

Metropolitan Youth Symphony leader: In a troubled world, schools need to teach the empathy of the arts.