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JAZZ

Is This Man Portland's Best Kept Jazz Secret?

He’s played with Billie Holliday and John Coltrane, had Lead Belly in his living room, and was a member of the Bill Evans Trio. Now Portland’s best kept jazz secret Chuck Israels is releasing a new record, and he’s hoping his hometown will get behind it.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 07/16/2015
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NEWS

Portland Japanese Garden Unveils Major $33.5 Million Expansion

Construction will begin this September on three new LEED-certified buildings and seven new garden spaces.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 07/16/2015
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OPERA

Behind the Scenes with the Funny Man of the Portland Opera

Stephen Condy talks Seinfeld and snake oil, and why opera doesn’t have to be a serious business.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 07/15/2015
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DANCE / THEATER

Everything You Need to Know About the Risk/Reward Festival

A chamber play, a “Butch Queen,” an attack on the self-help industry, and a line of naked butts? You may be wondering what in the world the Risk/Reward Festival is all about, so we've put together a quick primer for you.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 07/07/2015
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VIDEO

'Wild' Author Cheryl Strayed Calls on Millennials to Step Up on Climate Change

Portland's own Queen of Letters Cheryl Strayed has lent her voice to a new video on climate change, an environmental call to arms for millennials .

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 07/07/2015
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POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 2–5

This weekend, we only want to see you in the Purple Rain. Ok, not true—let's also meet up at First Thursday, the Waterfront Blues Fest, and the Portland Cello Project's (free!) outdoor show.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 07/01/2015
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SOCCER

The Buzzsaw: Timbers vs. San Jose Earthquakes

A depleted San Jose is ripe for the picking, and in a highly competitive Western Conference, three points at home is vital.

  • By Mike Schwartz
  • Published 07/01/2015
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CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Modest Mouse's Mad New Video

Plus new digs for OBT and maybe for Bag&Baggage, PAM's new curator, and the countdown to TBA

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 07/01/2015
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VISUAL ART

Artwalk: Six Shows to See this First Thursday

Desolate landscapes, not-so-geometric patterns, spiraling planets and Cartesian grids—these are some of the elements awaiting you this First Thursday.

  • By Lisa Borst
  • Published 07/01/2015
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Free Guide

20 Absolutely FREE Things to Do in PDX This Summer

We keep you entertained through Labor Day, all without leaving the city—or spending a cent.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 07/01/2015
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