In the midst of the Great Depression, an English professor organized three days of Shakespeare performances in Ashland. Eighty years later, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival has become the city’s economic mainstay.
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Pianist Jennifer Wright created her Skeleton Piano by ripping the panels of an old upright and banging on the guts. Now, she's partnering with the Agnieszka Laska Dancers for a new work.
OPB's John Sepulvado stopped by the Learning Gardens Laboratory in Southeast Portland for a gardening crash course. It wasn't quite the quick visit he'd hoped for.
Most photographs capturing rural Oregon’s frontier era were carelessly discarded long ago. But one man’s vast collection brings new insights into everyday life in Southern Oregon at the turn of the 20th century.
Portland bonsai master Ryan Neil has partnered with cutting-edge architects and designers to make bonsai cool for a new generation. Exhibit A: The Artisan's Cup, a Skylab-designed exhibition at the Portland Art Museum.
Portland sisters Jean and Margie O'Neill were celebrating a family tradition when they walked across the Tilikum Crossing on opening day. They've attended every opening and reopening of Portland's bridges for the past 45 years, as a tribute to their father.
City Commissioner Nick Fish says that if artists and creatives leave, "we'll lose them and we'll never get them back."
Portland's Central Eastside has become the latest battleground for affordable commercial space.