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Respect his author-ity
Respect his author-ity

To some it might seem no more than a gaggle of foulmouthed nine-year-olds perpetually bundled in winter garb, but for award-winning author Arthur Bradford, “South Park” is quite the inspiration.

And this Saturday, Feb. 18, Bradford...

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Get what you’re ode, in Manzanita
Get what you’re ode, in Manzanita

Registration is now open for PoetryFest 2017, three days of workshops, reading, writing and networking at Manzanita’s Hoffman Center for the Arts.

Running from Friday, March 31, through Sunday, April 2, this year’s event is themed...

Mack: a life
Mack: a life

Local author Dorothy Black Crow Mack will read from her new work, “Belonging to the Black Crows: a Lakota Journey,” this Saturday, Jan. 14, at Newport Public Library.

The book explores the reality of life on the Pine Ridge...

Postcards from the Edge (of Oregon)
Postcards from the Edge (of Oregon)

The Coast Chapter of Willamette Writers will kick off its 2017 offerings this Sunday, Jan. 15, with a visit from Andrea Larson Perez, author of “Postcard History Series: Astoria.”

In a talk entitled “Getting Started with...

Consider your January booked
Consider your January booked

January on the Oregon Coast is a great time to cuddle up with a good book. And Lincoln City’s Driftwood Public Library is offering the chance to sidle up to the author, too, as it holds its annual Oregon Legacy Series.

The series, hosted...

Capitol letters
Capitol letters

A veteran Oregon journalist will give his eyewitness account of the state’s wildest political decades at a Saturday, Dec. 10, book launch in Lincoln City.

“Reporting the Oregon Story: How Activists and Visionaries Transformed a...

The art of caring
The art of caring

Lincoln City artist Tracy MacEwan’s road to recovery will be the focus of a Saturday, Dec. 17, celebration at Volta Gallery, featuring a reading from his sister and caregiver.

“My Brother’s Keeper: A Caregiver’s...

Love Christmas?
Love Christmas?

It is at about this time of year that the TODAY has traditionally published a holiday tale from longtime columnist Matt Love. And this year, despite Love being on hiatus from these pages, fans of his writing will not have to go without, thanks to the...

Suit-able for all ages
Suit-able for all ages

Author Gail Downs will visit Newport Public Library this Saturday, Dec. 3, to give a presentation on her book, “The Black Suitcase Mystery — A World War II Remembrance.”

Published in 2015, the book tells an intriguing story...

Get the real scoop
Get the real scoop

The story of Oregon’s landmark environmental legislation of the late ’60s and early ’70s has been told many times but a new book offers a fresh perspective from a man who was at the front line of crafting these first-in-the-nation...