Bag & Baggage Theater Productions Shakespeare Hillsboro Oregon
Oregon / NW

Falling for flamenco

Laura Onizuka will teach the Spanish dance and art form at an upcoming Lincoln City retreat.

Land and Water: By Necessity

A gathering of Native American activists and a documentary film join the battle against climate threats.

A tree grows in Eugene

Eugene Ballet creates the new dance “The Large Rock and The Little Yew” and revives “Alice in Wonderland.”

Vision 2020: Kristin Shauck

The Clatsop CC teacher loves Astoria’s grittiness, but sees gentrification putting the squeeze on her students.

Vision 2020: Brenna Crotty

The CALYX editor says “men would benefit a lot from reading female-centered narratives.”

Fish, ink, and paper

The most critical element in gyotaku, says instructor Bruce Koike, is getting the eyes right.

Vision 2020: Martin Majkut

Rogue Valley Symphony leader: music education in the schools is the key to getting people into concert halls.

Rachael Carnes says Eugene has a robust theater scene, including long-running Oregon Contemporary Theatre, which is “curating a season that is as bold and as innovative as one you might see in Portland or Ashland.”

Vision 2020: Rachael Carnes

As her career soars, a Eugene playwright says “access is the foundation for a vibrant arts scene.”

A Deadly Wind by John Dodge

Remembering the Big Blow

Book author John Dodge will speak in Cannon Beach about the 1962 Columbus Day Storm.

John Olbrantz, Maribeth Collins director of the Hallie Ford Museum of Art in Salem, says his projects this year range from increasing museum staff to doing research on Scottish artist David Roberts for a future exhibition. Photo courtesy: Willamette University

Vision 2020: John Olbrantz

The director of the Hallie Ford Museum of Art praises Salem’s thriving arts and culture community.