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Yamhill

This coverage is made possible in part by a grant from the Yamhill County Cultural Coalition.

Chamber music and a virtual toast

A music festival known for blending sounds and wine pops the cork on its fifth vintage – this time, via streaming.

Michael A. Gibbons, 1943-2020

The Oregon artist helped create Toledo’s arts colony, and has a show at Newberg’s Chehalem Cultural Center.

Ronni Lacroute says arts organizations hardest hit by the coronavirus shutdown are those locked into a venue, like a symphony hall or a theater that doesn’t allow flexible spacing. Smaller, project-based companies are better able to look at alternatives. Photo by: Carolyn Wells-Kramer

‘A world of uncertainty’

Voices from the front: Philanthropist Ronni Lacroute says COVID-19 is forcing arts groups to think in new ways.

Solidarity through song

Voices from the front: Anton Belov brings a community of singers together through Facebook Karaoke.

“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.

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