Art+Culture

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Hippie Oregon

Deep within the Coast Range fourteen miles east of Florence, Oregon, a dozen or so members and residents of Alpha Farm have their days scheduled on a hand-drawn chart hung on a kitchen wall.

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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.

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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.

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Illustration with Coffee

Karen Eland paints with beer and coffee, with side projects in oils and acrylics.

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Bibliophile: Brian Doyle

Brian Doyle writes about Oregon the way Oregonians want it to be: with mountains and rivers and animals and insight and beauty.