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Tag: Art

Understanding humanity through the arts

Lester Purry, a lifelong actor, played Troy Maxson in the Portland Playhouse’s 2018 production of Fences.

Public art isn't just for big cities

Small towns can be places of art and culture showcased in unique and exciting ways. A tiny town in Nebraska proves just that.

When do we start to love music?

Since 1924, Portland Youth Philharmonic has inspired and trained young musicians throughout the Pacific Northwest.

At this theater, there are no critics

NYC's CO/LAB offers individuals with developmental disabilities a creative and social outlet through theater arts.

No longer afraid to try

After an internship with the American Mural Project, college student Sarah Kruse felt inspired to reach for her own dreams as well.

One year later: effects of 2017 North Bay fires on the region’s arts community

A study by Northern California Grantmakers examines how the fires affected a key economic driver in the region, aims to supplement research on the fires’ impact

The art of neighboring

A Washington-based artist explains the importance of finding culture in small towns, and why connecting with your community is crucial.