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The Heart of Community

In this inaugural episode of “Heart of the Community,” the stage is set to tell the stories of rural artists who have weathered the pandemic storm to keep the arts bea...

The Show Must Go On

The pandemic could have easily dropped the curtain on its performances and activities, but the Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association (CGOA) had other ideas. Rallying an...

The Music Goes On

When the pandemic stopped live musical performances, Alaska native Caitlin Warbelow created a virtual stage to support traditional musicians in sharing their love of m...

Handcrafted Healing

As the pandemic took hold across the country last year, health care workers everywhere wrestled with a troubling contradiction: How could they create a sense of togeth...

Circles in the Sand

At Face Rock View Point in Bandon, Oregon, Denny Dyke and his team of volunteers draw labyrinths in the sand. The circles in the sand have helped many locals and touri...

In Rhythm With Art and Science

In Monmouth, Oregon, Darryl Thomas and Valerie Bergman run Rainbow Dance Theatre, a modern dance company that incorporates lighting and projection effects into one-of-...

Highway 58 Herald

In Oakridge, Oregon, a group of volunteers led by Editor Doug Bates, coaxed out of retirement, began an online nonprofit journalism site after the local newspaper clos...

Inspired by the Mountains

The Alaska mountain range is inaccessible to most people due to its ruggedness and remoteness. But for Klara Maisch and Leighan Falley, the harsh wilderness is their i...

Angel’s Journey: A Language Almost Lost

Angel Sobotta is a dedicated teacher of the Nimiipuu (nee-MEE-poo) language at Lapwai School District in Lapwai, Idaho. The Nimiipuu—also known as the Nez Perce people...

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