(Comedy of Errors cast | Photo by Elizabeth Helman) Live theater returns to Oregon State University (OSU) next month with the 16th season of Bard in the Quad featuring Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors.  OSU Theatre will perform the slapstick tale of mistaken identity at 7:30pm August 5-8 and August 12-15 in the Memorial Union Quad,…

(Oregon artist Sam Hamilton (foreground) with the Camas High School Choir following a 2019 performance of “THIS IS A CHOIR” at Portland Art Museum. Hamilton recently received a Career Opportunity grant award from the Arts Commission and The Ford Family Foundation | Photo courtesy of Oregon Arts Commission) Ensuring artists’ access to funding opportunities and…

((L) Michael Scheuerman, the Oscars, Great Hall (R) Skye Fitzgerald, the Oscars, Great Hall | Photos courtesy of HUNGER WARD) The most powerful art is born of necessity, as is often said. It cannot help but move us or shake our foundations. Sometimes this art can be a joyful experience — one of elation, celebration…