Art+Culture

oceanbay, oregon

The Vanished Cities

Oregon has more ghost towns than any other state, largely a result of early booming mining and lumber industries that have since faded from prominence in the modern world.

The Slants are made up of, from left, Yuya Matsuda, Ken Shima, Simon Tam and Joe X. Jiang.

Musician: The Slants

The Slants’ 8-year battle for the trademark for their name ended June 19th when the Supreme Court ruled in their favor.

Bing Cherry

The Bing Cherry

The curious history of the Bing Cherry.

portland night market

Portland Night Market Creates Community

Founded in 2015, Portland Night Market fuses retail, music and culinary art inside a 108-year-old industrial warehouse in southeast Portland.

Best Places for Oregon Creatives

Creativity looks different on everyone. Here are out top picks of Oregon cities that cater to the creative class or are just starting to buzz.

karen ruane, the wilds

Karen Ruane Lets Go With Fluid Art

To watch Karen Ruane work with paint and ink is to go into a sort of trance. Her hands gracefully manipulate the liquids, every motion fluid.

Chris Lamb and the Eugene Opera

Christie “Chris” Lamb has been a member of Eugene Opera’s choir for thirty-four years, ever since a 1982 help-wanted ad in the Register-Guard enticed her to audition. As an alto, she’s the lowest of the women’s voices, singing a range that is also called mezzosoprano.

DJ Spooky: Heart of a Forest

The musician Paul D. Miller, better known as DJ Spooky, is premiering a new hybrid work called the “Heart of a Forest” based on his residency at the H.J. Andrews experimental forest in the western Cascade Mountains.