Spotlight stories

Spotlight Stories provide a glimpse into the lives and work of select Oregon Arts Commission grantees and fellows. 

By Max Tapogna | Wednesday, March 22, 2023

One Friday afternoon last March, a group of theater-goers crowded into the auditorium at Salem’s Enlightened Theatrics, located a few blocks west of Oregon’s state capitol building.

Friday, July 29, 2016

In a town of only 700 people, more than 100 Echo residents attended both concerts by the Inland Northwest Musicians in December.

By James Bash | Friday, March 6, 2015

Packed like salmon in a tin can, the audience at Astoria’s Pier 11 was already overflowing into the lobby on an unusually sunny Saturday afternoon in February.

By Carrie Kikel | Monday, June 16, 2014

A conversation with
Kerry Tymchuk, Executive Director
Oregon Historical Society

By Carrie Kikel | Wednesday, May 21, 2014

A conversation with
Adam Davis, Executive Director
Oregon Humanities

By Carrie Kikel | Monday, April 14, 2014

A conversation with
Riki Saltzman, Executive Director
Oregon Folklife Network


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