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{span}Lincoln City will celebrate PRIDE this Tuesday, June 30, with a Drive In Drag Queen Story Time for children at the Lincoln City Cultural Center.{/span} Read more

This week saw the Lincoln City Cultural Center celebrate a major milestone, raising $250,000 in local donations for its Invest in Inspiration campaign to develop a Cultural Plaza. Read more

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As I’d love to think is true with many other parts of our cultural heritage, the first patented drive-in movie theater was created because someone wanted to do something nice for their Mama. Legend (and a few historical websites) tell that a New Jersey man named Richard Hollingshead opened t… Read more

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What always fits and never goes out of style? Cash, of course! That’s the grand prize in the sixth annual Culture, Of Course! 50/50 Raffle. With a limited number of tickets to be sold, the odds are as amazing as the cause: the nonprofit Lincoln City Cultural Center. Read more

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The annual bird-themed art show at Lincoln City’s Chessman Gallery will come alive this Friday, June 12, showcasing 3D sculpture and paintings by Robert Schlegel; ceramics, art prints and paintings by Marilyn Burkhardt; mixed media and fabric art by Cheri Aldrich; and fire paintings by Cynth… Read more

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Almost all of us have been on lockdown for the past few months, but some of us have been more productive than others. The Oregon Coast Council for the Arts is showcasing the fruits of these labors in the “Oregon Coast Online Art Show,” featuring works from 157 artists in a variety of media. Read more

Lincoln City’s Driftwood Public Library is now offering no-contact curbside pickup, allowing patrons to pick up items at the library’s staff entrance on Galley Street, on the west side of the building. Read more

Imagination doesn’t have an expiration date, so readers of all ages are invited to take part in the “Imagine Your Story” summer reading activities on offer from Newport Public Library. Read more

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What always fits and never goes out of style? Cash, of course! That’s the grand prize in the sixth annual Culture, Of Course! 50/50 Raffle. With a limited number of tickets to be sold, the odds are as amazing as the cause: the nonprofit Lincoln City Cultural Center. Read more

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Almost all of us have been on lockdown for the past few months, but some of us have been more productive than others. The Oregon Coast Council for the Arts is showcasing the fruits of these labors in the “Oregon Coast Online Art Show,” featuring works from 157 artists in a variety of media. Read more

Lincoln City’s Driftwood Public Library is now offering no-contact curbside pickup, allowing patrons to pick up items at the library’s staff entrance on Galley Street, on the west side of the building. Read more

Imagination doesn’t have an expiration date, so readers of all ages are invited to take part in the “Imagine Your Story” summer reading activities on offer from Newport Public Library. Read more

Ivan Kelly Studio-Gallery in Toledo will host a Reopen Reception this weekend, inviting people to view new oil paintings including “A Robin Spring” and “Setting Sun, The Rugged Coast.” Read more

The Garibaldi Maritime Museum will open its doors to the public this Saturday, May 30, offering appointments every hour on the hour from 10 am to 3 pm. Read more

Toledo Public Library has begun offering curbside service, allowing guests to order items from the library catalog online or by phone Read more

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Writer, geologist and adventuress Ruby McConnell will lead an online “Writing the Wild” workshop in partnership with Manzanita’s Hoffman Center for the Arts this Saturday, May 30. Read more

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Art Fridays has returned to the Newport Visual Arts Center for a spring session with a difference — offering kids aged seven to 13 the chance to create banner quilts and mosaics for display in Nye Beach. Read more

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It doesn’t take much hunting to find stories that inspire hidden among the tales of suffering brought on by COVID-19. Read more

The Lincoln City Cultural Center has partnered with the Kiwanis Club of Lincoln City and the Lincoln City Outlets for a community-wide Creative Quarantine activity: the Happy Heart Hunt. Read more

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Each year in Newport one of the harbingers of the summer tourist season has been the sound of primeval drums ringing through historic Nye Beach. Read more

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Artists from along the Oregon Coast are being invited to submit works for display in the Oregon Coast Online Art Show, which will run from May 29 through September 7 at the Newport Visual Arts Center. Read more

Got time on your hands? The stay-at-home mandate has given people across Oregon a great excuse to create some art. And artists at the coast are being invited to help the Garibaldi Maritime Museum honor the Coast Guard. Read more

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The Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita is inviting area artists to create works reflecting the impact COVID-19 is having on themselves, their community, family, friends, neighbors or environment. Read more

Manzanita’s Hoffman Center for the Arts is closed to the public but is still offering North Oregon Coast writers and artists the chance to create and connect. Read more

The Fairview Grange and the Bay City Arts Center have announced an extension in the 2020 Joe Wrabek Memorial Songwriting Contest, with entries now due by June 5. Read more

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If you are missing the fellowship that comes from attending a concert or an art reception, or just wondering what your friends and neighbors are up to — the Lincoln City Cultural Center invites you to experience community while keeping your distance through its new Creative Quarantine program. Read more

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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

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