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Big Changes Keep Oregon Ballet Theatre on its Toes

Oregon Ballet Theatre, which, over the years, has produced such great works under the guidance of artistic directors James Canfield and Christopher Stowell and now Kevin Irving, continues to evolve off the dance floor as much as on it. Beset by financial problems a few years back, OBT started to rebuild and now finds itself […]

Landesa Awarded 2015 Hilton Humanitarian Prize

The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has announced Seattle-based land rights organization Landesa as the 2015 winner of the $2 million Hilton Humanitarian Prize. Founded in 1967,┬áLandesa, formerly the Rural Development Institute, has promoted land-related reforms, laws, policies, and programs in more than fifty countries, helping to secure land rights for an estimated 115 million rural […]