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Oregon Coast Council of the Arts

The non-profit Oregon Coast Council for the Arts (OCCA) is based in the thriving central Oregon coast town of Newport. OCCA’s mission is to develop, promote and celebrate…

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Oregon Folklife Network-University of Oregon

The Oregon Folklife Network (OFN) is the state of Oregon’s Folk and Traditional Arts Program, made up of a network of statewide culture and heritage partners that operate…

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Partners for the PAC

Partners for the PAC is a coalition of local organizations that maintains the Performing Arts Center (PAC) for affordable public arts and educational events.  The building, now named…

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Performance Works NorthWest Inc

Performance Works NW was founded in 1999 by choreographer Linda Austin and lighting designer Jeff Forbes, and is based in an intimate studio/theater in Portland’s Foster/Powell neighborhood. PWNW…

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Performing Arts Initiative

The founders of the Performing Arts Initiative have a vision to expand the culture and attractiveness of the Columbia River Gorge beyond its core of outdoor tourism, active…

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Portland Folklore Society

Founded in 1976 as Portland Folklore Society, PFS was an umbrella folk organization that spun off the Portland Country Dance Community and the Oregon Bluegrass Organization. We have…

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Portland Institute for Contemporary Art

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art acknowledges and advances new developments in contemporary art while fostering the creative explorations of artists and audiences. PICA’s programming supports the experiments of…

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Portland Storytellers’ Guild

The Portland Storytellers’ Guild exists to support the community of storytellers by advocating for their recognition, encouraging their development and passing on our cultural traditions, roots and identities…

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Rejoice! Diaspora Dance Theater

Rejoice! is a Portland-based contemporary dance ensemble led by the bold vision and artistic direction of Oluyinka Akinjiola. Inspired by the folklore of the great African diaspora, Rejoice’s…

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