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Massive King Tides Are Coming To Oregon Coast, Help Scientists Document It In Photos

Erosion and flooding are a potential problem along the Oregon coast and its estuaries wherever natural and human built environments interact. This becomes apparent each year when the highest tides crash against the shoreline and sometimes come up over roads and sidewalks. The Oregon King Tides Project, presented by the Oregon Coastal Management Program and CoastWatch are committed to documenting the year’s highest tides known as king tides to help understand the issues and affected areas. This is where photographers come in and can help by submitting photos of this year’s king tides.
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Oregon Reminds Travelers Of Its Animated Ghibli-Like Life In Whimsical Ad

It’s the wish of many to be able to whisk away into the magical world of Studio Ghibli films. Luckily, you can almost include it in your travel plans. For years now, Travel Oregon has held the destination in similar regard to animations of giant bunnies and rock monsters, disclaiming that its campaigns are “only slightly exaggerated.”
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‘Any Oregon Sunday’ documents the state’s diverse motorcycle communities

Your browser does not support the audio element. “Any Oregon Sunday” is a 15-minute documentary that provides a snapshot of female motorcycle riders in Oregon. It explores Oregon’s outdoors and highlights the state’s natural splendor. Kanani Koster is the film’s director and Tiffany Lindquist is a producer for the film. “Any Oregon Sunday” will be screening on Thursday at The Clinton Street Theater in Portland. The film is also part of the Eastern Oregon Film Festival in La Grande and will be available to watch online.

Three film productions underway on Oregon's North Coast

For the first time in recent history, three separate movie productions are filming simultaneously in North Coast locations. Amazon Studios shot scenes for “Somebody I Used to Know,” a romantic comedy written by Dave Franco and Alison Brie, last week in Gearhart and Arch Cape. A smaller, independent crew, is quietly staging shoots at several locations in Astoria throughout the month. The state awarded permits to a third production, spearheaded by Paramount Pictures, to film in October on public land north of Pacific City and at the Elk Flats in Oswald West State Park.

Review: At last, Oregon Ballet Theatre goes ‘Face to Face’ with its audience

“People might not always remember the words you said, but they will always remember the way you made them feel.”. Oregon Ballet Theatre opened its thirty-third season Friday night at the Keller Auditorium with a short run of three choreographically diverse ballets in a program titled “Face to Face.” Only one of them, Ben Stevenson’s Three Preludes, carries an obvious narrative. George Balanchine’s incontrovertible masterpiece The Four Temperaments includes many if you know where to look, and Jennifer Archibald’s SculptedClouds taps into the cultural consciousness of humankind’s relationship to nature.

Famed Art Installation Makes Its Way to Central Oregon Coast at Lincoln City

(Lincoln City, Oregon) – A famed art attraction from the southern Oregon coast is now on the central Oregon coast through the spring. Bandon's Washed Ashore is a wildly successful exhibit of sea life sculptures made only from marine debris, containing a message of ocean and environmental stewardship that is timely and important.

It's "Goodbye Oregon, Hello Washington" for Tori and Zach Roloff

Oregon was the place Tori and Zach Roloff called home for years up until now that they’ve decided to relocate to Washington. The stars of Little People, Big World are making a BIG change in their life. Their decision to move is going to greatly impact their two children as well. Here’s what you should know about their family’s move from Oregon to Washington.

Strike would impact Oregon film projects

Your browser does not support the audio element. The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) voted to authorize a strike. If that strike happens on Monday, Oct. 18, it would be the first in the union’s 128-year history. IATSE represents production staff on at least three projects filming in Oregon right now. We’ll hear from cdavid cottrill, a leader at IATSE local 488, about what the union is asking for and what a strike would mean here.

Oregon’s Todd Hoffman, of ‘Gold Rush’ fame, will return to Discovery for a new gold mining series

The popular Discovery Channel series, “Gold Rush,” is still drawings viewers who want to watch miners search for gold way up north. But since the 2018 departure of Todd Hoffman and his crew, fans of “Gold Rush” have wondered if Hoffman, who lives in Sandy, Oregon, might return to the series. Now, Discovery announces that Hoffman will indeed be back on the channel, but this time in a new series, with the working title of “Hoffman Family Gold.”

After 18 months, live music is back at the Oregon Symphony

As he took the stage before a crowded theater at the Oregon Symphony, acclaimed Austrian musical director David Danzmayr introduced the night’s performance to a masked audience. The feature of the night was Mahler’s Second Symphony, better known by its subtitle, “Resurrection.”. “We chose it tonight,” Danzymyr explained through the...

Oregon State University professor to hold Star Trek themed lecture

PORTLAND, Ore. — An Oregon State University professor is exploring whether the world would be a better place if we live by lessons taught in the iconic TV show Star Trek. Professor Jose Orosco said Star Trek is about creating a better society after a lot of crisis. The show focuses on stories with social, political and ethical issues that are still relevant today.