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How a community keeps the art of the opera alive in Eugene

University of Oregon junior Morgan Paige spends hours every week perfecting her craft. Along with the coaching she receives from Karen Esquivel, a university voice coach and director of the UO Opera Ensemble, the music performance major works to improve her vocal technique the way a pitcher practices a curveball. …


Art exhibit highlights 40th anniversary of Nixon’s trip to China

“This is what art is all about,” Beudert said. “Bringing people and the creative impulses of people together in a community and having it flower.”