The Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts, a studio on the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, is focused on contemporary printmaking, professional artist residencies and Indigenous arts workshops.
Oregon once required counties to take care of their neediest residents. For decades, relief institutions known as "poor farms" operated throughout the state. They provided food, shelter, medical care and sometimes burial services. The treatment of residents varied widely, with some poor farms providing refuge for those in need while others operated more like prisons.
Jinkx Monsoon and BenDeLaCreme became household names on “RuPaul’s Drag Race", but long before that, they were working together in the Pacific Northwest. Now, the duo is hitting the road for an international holiday tour and they joined OPB’s “All Things Considered” host Crystal Ligori to talk about queer joy, drag as resistance and the idea of "chosen family."
Don’t ask Andy Akiho what to think, feel or expect when he takes the stage this weekend. “I want the listeners to take away their own experience. You can't try to force a particular feeling or a way to interpret his pieces or my music,” says the Grammy-nominated musician and Pulitzer Prize finalist.