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Pacific salmon inspire fine art in the 2018 Port of Bandon Boardwalk Art Show

Summer evening, 2018 boardwalk show by Robert Miller

Summer evening, 2018 boardwalk show by Robert Miller

Pacific salmon inspire fine art in the 2018 Port of Bandon Boardwalk Art Show Choosing a favorite will be a challenge for visitors to the 2018 Port of Bandon Boardwalk Art Show. The annual boardwalk display receives consistently positive reviews. But, viewers say this summer’s show may be the best yet, noted curators Ava Richey and Shawn Tempesta. The public call to artists invited submissions on the 2018 theme Salmon Dreams, Marshes and Streams. The works reveal inventive depictions of salmon and water habitat along with unexpected media. Tempesta describes many of the submissions as fine art. “Each year, we think, ‘How are we going to top this one?’ The artists really put their heart and soul into it,” said Tempesta. People’s Choice ballots are available for free at Bandon Bait and Tackle, 110 First St. SE. Voters may

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Craving cranberries? Ideas to tempt your taste buds and fill…

Craving cranberries? Ideas to tempt your taste buds and fill your holiday glass. Cheers!

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The Oregon cranberry harvest season stretches from late September through October. Southwestern Oregon, sometimes called the Napa Valley of cranberries, produces some of the finest cranberries in the country. The long growing season along the western half of Coos and Curry Counties means berries that are sweeter and darker—deep red to purple at harvest—than berries grown in other parts of the United States. Just in time for the holidays, three native Oregon artisans share their enthusiasm for the cranberry.

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