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The latest Spotlight Show from Newport’s Yaquina Art Association will feature the photography of Walter Duvall alongside the printed fish artwork of Ken Hartwell. Read more

Bestselling author Christa Yelich-Koth will visit Lincoln City’s Driftwood Public Library this Saturday, March 14, to answer questions about the writing, editing, marketing and publishing worlds. Read more

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Artwork created by students from Waldport will be on display throughout March to celebrate Youth Art Month at the Yaquina Art Association Gallery. Read more

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Most of us have suffered through an awkward family reunion in our time, but if “The Cocktail Hour” is anything to go by, playwright A.R. Gurney has us all beat. Read more

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Lincoln City’s Connie Hansen Gardens will open its doors to the art-loving public this Saturday, March 7, with “Feathers, Fur and Fins,” an exhibit of photography by local residents Ernie Rose and William Henderson. Read more

A multimedia art installation will be open to view at the Newport Visual Arts Center starting this Friday, March 6, combining photographic imagery by Graece Gabriel with instrumental audio by Walking Bird/Mark Beckwith. Read more

The latest art show on display at Manzanita’s Hoffman Center for the Arts features paintings by Jenny Stanley and acrylic paintings and prints by Christine Harrison alongside works by ceramics artists Shane Sjogren and Leverng Thomas. Read more

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Seattle-based Flamenco dancer Savannah Fuentes brings her latest her show to the Oregon Coast this week, with performances in Nehalem on Sunday, March 8, and Newport on Monday, March 9 Read more

The Fairview Grange and the Bay City Arts Center are now accepting entries for the 2020 Joe Wrabek Memorial Songwriting Contest, the first to take place since the popular musician’s death last March. Read more

A free concert in Newport this Saturday, March 7, will feature a performance by Newport Symphony concertmaster and violinist Casey Bozell and her Hammers and Bows Trio. Read more

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Lincoln City’s Connie Hansen Gardens will open its doors to the art-loving public this Saturday, March 7, with “Feathers, Fur and Fins,” an exhibit of photography by local residents Ernie Rose and William Henderson. Read more

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Seattle-based Flamenco dancer Savannah Fuentes brings her latest her show to the Oregon Coast this week, with performances in Nehalem on Sunday, March 8, and Newport on Monday, March 9 Read more

The Fairview Grange and the Bay City Arts Center are now accepting entries for the 2020 Joe Wrabek Memorial Songwriting Contest, the first to take place since the popular musician’s death last March. Read more

A free concert in Newport this Saturday, March 7, will feature a performance by Newport Symphony concertmaster and violinist Casey Bozell and her Hammers and Bows Trio. Read more

The Lincoln Pops Big Band will be swingin’ for scholarships on Saturday, March 14, as it plays a fundraising concert at the Newport Elks Lodge. Read more

Large-scale paintings, prints and drawings portraying the dramatic mountains of Oregon and Alaska will be on display in Greg Pfarr’s new exhibit at the Newport Visual Arts Center — “A Sense of Place in the Pacific Northwest.” Read more

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The plight of the oceans is at the center of a new exhibit at the Newport Visual Arts Center, featuring photomontages that combine snippets of 17th-Century Dutch whaling paintings with contemporary environments. Read more

Works by a well-known Lincoln City watercolorist will be on display starting this Saturday, March 7, as the North Lincoln County Historical Museum presents “Rites of Spring – works of Marcel LaRocque.” Read more

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Would you buy a new lamp without consulting your significant other? For most people, the answer is a resounding “no.” If you’re both going to be looking at that thing for years to come, better to make sure you both like it. Read more

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Tickets are now on sale for the Nehalem Winterfest celebration, which will return for its third year on Friday, March 6, with Seattle’s Marlin James Band kicking off a weekend of great music. Read more

Celtic harp duo Lisa Lynne and Aryeh Frankfurter will take to the stage at the Lincoln City Cultural Center on Thursday, March 5, for an evening of rare instruments and wondrous stories. Read more

Steve and Calisse Browne will return as the featured artists at the Pacific Artist’s Co-op Gallery in Lincoln City, with a selection of work on display throughout March. Read more

Manzanita’s Hoffman Center for the Arts will screen nine award-winning short films made by young filmmakers from around the world this Friday, Feb. 28. Read more

Creativity is in full flow at Lincoln City’s Chessman Gallery, where visitors to the ArtAction exhibit are gradually creating a community collaboration from interactive art pieces. Read more

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Newport will come alive with Louisiana flair this Tuesday, Feb. 25, as the Central Coast Chorale presents a Mardi Gras Concert Party on Fat Tuesday itself. Read more

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The One Night Delights series at the Newport Performing Arts Center will continue on Wednesday, March 3, with a reading of “Kaleidoscope” by Ray Bradbury, presented by the Porthole Players Read more

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A heartwarming children’s tale will come to the Newport stage this weekend as Coastal Act Productions presents Rogers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella.” Read more

The Oregon Coast Youth Symphony Festival will present the second of three free Winter Concerts this Saturday, Feb. 15, welcoming University of Oregon music professors Hal Grossman and Fritz Gearhart, along with their graduate student Jacquot String Quartet. Read more

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Quilts created by artists from around the world will be on display in Newport this weekend as Gems of the Ocean returns to Yachats. Read more

A tale of fierce women and dangerous lives will be up for discussion this Saturday, Feb. 15, when the Manzanita Writers’ Series welcomes author Kim Taylor Blakemore to read from her latest novel, “The Companion.” Read more

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Throughout the past six years, Lincoln City’s Chessman Gallery has been the place to be every second Friday for the unveiling of each month’s new art exhibit. Read more

The latest Spotlight Show from the Yaquina Art Association features the stained glass artwork of Marsha Christian. Read more

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In an era when music programs in schools have been severely eroded, one grassroots organization is implementing innovative ways to keep music education within reach of students from K through 12 Read more

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The skills of Pacific Dance Ensemble members, both past and present, will be on full display this weekend — with two very different shows at the Newport Performing Arts Center. Read more

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Northwest reggae band JaSkaMon will celebrate the 75th birthday of Bob Marley with a concert at the Lincoln City Cultural Center this Friday, Feb. 7. Read more

The Lincoln Pops Big Band is gearing up for a Valentine’s Day Dance at The Beach Club in Lincoln City, featuring music from the swing era, Latin, blues and hard-driving jazz. Read more

The legacy of David Ogden Stiers looms large at the Newport Performing Arts Center, where the acclaimed actor appeared as both conductor and performer during his years on the Oregon Coast. Read more

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For many, Sunday afternoons are filled with a mixture of melancholy at a weekend gone too soon and mild anxiety about the rapid approach of Monday morning. But throughout February, the Oregon Legacy Series at Lincoln City’s Driftwood Public Library transforms every Sunday into a portal to ot… Read more

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As any US Senator will tell you after this past week, brevity is a blessing. So carve out a little — just a little — time in your schedule as the Oscar-nominated shorts come to Lincoln City. Read more

If the thought of concentrating for three long hours to get through “The Irishman” on Netflix gives you an anxiety attack, Manzanita’s Hoffman Center for the Arts has the answer. Read more

Musician Mick Doherty will showcase his skills on the hammer dulcimer in a free concert at Manzanita’s North Tillamook Library on Friday, Jan. 31. Read more

Acclaimed bluegrass quintet John Reischman and the Jaybirds will perform at the Lincoln City Cultural Center on Saturday, Jan. 25, as part of a promotional tour for its new album, “On That Other Green Shore.” Read more

Tickets are now on sale the Siletz Bay Music Festival’s Winterfest gala fundraising event, set for Saturday, Feb. 1, at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. Read more

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The popular One Night Delights series from Oregon Coast Council for the Arts opens its second season this Wednesday, Jan. 29, with a performance of “Sex, Drugs and Rock & Roll” — accompanied by pineapple upside down cake. Read more

A new storytelling performance group will make its coastal debut on Wednesday, Jan. 29, when Solo Speak arrives at Manzanita’s Hoffman Center for the Arts. Read more

A group of shadow puppeteers will shed light on their craft this Saturday, Feb. 1, when the Oregon Shadow Theatre presents a free performance of “Puss In Boots.” Read more

The Lincoln City Cultural Center will present its first-ever celebration of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. this Sunday, Jan. 19, with a performance by Eugene’s Inspirational Sounds Gospel Choir. Read more

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Newport Symphony Orchestra at the Ocean will kick off its 2020 season this weekend with a pair of performances featuring special guest violinist Anthea Kreston. Read more

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Some of the tools sounded like Medieval torture devices. Scraper. Parter. Spindle gouge. But Tom Hasting wasn’t trying to get me to give up my co-conspirators or reveal a plot against the king, he was helping me release my inner artist. Read more

The Cascade Piano Trio will perform alongside the Forest Grove High School Quintet this Saturday, Jan. 11, in the first of three free Winter Concerts sponsored by Newport’s Oregon Coast Youth Symphony Festival. Read more

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Neskowin Chamber Music will present the first concert in its 2020 series on Sunday, Jan. 19, with a performance from the Gould Piano Trio joined by clarinetist Robert Plane. Read more

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Newport Public Library will hold its third Author Fair this Saturday, Jan. 11, featuring 22 authors from throughout Lincoln County with copies of their books for purchase and signing. Read more

The Manzanita Writers’ Series will welcome Cuban-American author Leigh Camacho Rourks to the Oregon Coast on Saturday, Jan. 18, to read from her debut short story collection, “Moon Trees and Other Orphans.” Read more

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Oregon’s iconic salmon is a fish that makes an impression. And nowhere more so than in Lincoln City this Friday, Jan. 11, when the Chessman Gallery unveils a new exhibit of gyotaku fish prints from coastal naturalist and artist Duncan Berry. Read more