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Poetry Out Loud

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The Oregon Arts Commission hosts Oregon’s Poetry Out Loud , a national program of the Poetry Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. More than 7,000 Oregon kids and teens participate every year. The statewide competition, in which participants compete for a spot to represent Oregon in Washington DC, is typically held at the...

OMSI–When Puppets Meet Pixels: VFX for Stop Motion at LAIKA

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Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) presents a Facebook Live event with Oregon animation company LAIKA. Over the past 15 years, LAIKA has created five award-winning films using a unique blend of stop motion animation and cutting-edge technology. This presentation will be an overview of the studio’s production process. We’ll begin with the basics...

This Place Now

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In this time of COVID-19, physical distancing, and uncertainty, what does Oregon feel like to you, and how would you like it to feel for fellow Oregonians across the state? This virtual community conversation will connect people from all over Oregon to make sense of this moment together, to share what we envision for the...

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Goodnight With Dolly

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“Goodnight With Dolly” will feature Dolly Parton reading a series of Imagination Library books all carefully chosen for their appropriate content at this moment in time. Dolly welcomes the viewers and introduces the title, author and illustrator. Snuggled in bed with her Imagination Library book, Dolly shares stories that are just right for this moment...

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Pacific Science Center–Virtual Meet a Scientist

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What is the life of a scientist like? Meet some of PacSci’s Science Communication Fellows and watch them ask one another about their experiences as STEM professionals. Submit your questions for them to answer, too! Topics are always different and may include where and how they engage with STEM, factors that have guided their career...

Why DIY? Self-sufficiency and Sheltering in Place

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Oregon Humanities is hosting virtual conversations for Oregonians to gather, connect, reflect, and talk with one another. This conversation with facilitator Jennifer Burns Bright invites neighbors all over Oregon to reflect upon staying at home and social distancing, and how it might change our notion of what we can do, need to do, and can...

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Pete the Cat Storytimes with James Dean

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Join author and artist James Dean for the Pete the Cat Club! Watch live art lessons from the creator of Pete himself and learn how to draw Pete and his friends. Then kick back and relax while you enjoy storytime while James reads your favorite Pete the Cat books. Currently happening every weekday at 10...

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Couch Concerts With The Kennedy Center

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Live performances of artists from their homes will be streamed every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 1 pm through The Kennedy Center website. These concerts will continue until The Kennedy Center reopens.

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My Weird Read Aloud with Dan Gutman

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Stuck at home and looking for something fun for the kids? Join My Weird School and Genius Files author Dan Gutman every weekday at 11 am for a Read-A-Loud until the kids go back to school. Each week he will be reading a new book and you can follow along on his Facebook or webpage....

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Pacific Science Center–Virtual Storytime

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Join Pacific Science Center for virtual Story Time! Spark curiosity in your youngest science enthusiasts with this fun-filled read aloud. Engage with educators as you listen to interesting stories on a variety of science-related topics. Each week will feature a theme with a rotation of books. There’s always something new to explore. Livestream Information: We...