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The ARTS are the vocabulary of human culture: an essential language for diverse interaction, dialogue and memory. How could we expect Oregon, much less any human community, to abandon or suspend such a core necessary experience?
As an essential human language, the ARTS also have a way of surviving and even thriving in a host of 'seasonal' threats and devaluations, in proportions that often seem overwhelming. As a theatre artist myself - now employed to teach as well as practice my art locally and nationally - I know from experience that it takes BOTH large institutional support as well as individual artistry to advocate, protect and innovate our contemporary cultural vocabulary.
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