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“Hope Reigns” is Theme for 2021 Portland Rose Festival

“Hope Reigns” is Theme for 2021 Portland Rose Festival

Portland, OR. Portland Rose Festival Foundation has elected Dave Todd (pictured with his grandson, Henry) as the new president for a two-year term. Todd is a retired Navy Captain (Reserve) and recently retired from a 33-year career as a university-level teacher. Todd...

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Literary Arts Puts Portland Book Festival Online

Literary Arts Puts Portland Book Festival Online

Portland, OR. For the past 35 years, Literary Arts has built a community around literature, books, and storytelling. A yearly highlight was the Portland Book Festival, pictured above. This year due to COVID-19 the nonprofit is moving its annual Portland Book Festival...

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Doernbecher Raises $568,000 With Nike Freestyle XVII Benefit

Doernbecher Raises $568,000 With Nike Freestyle XVII Benefit

Portland, OR. Zoe designed the 'Nike Dunk Low' for the Nike Freestyle XVII collection. An alternate colorway (one of two pairs in the world) was up for auction on eBay, along with other rare products. On March 5th Nike and OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital raised...

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Red Cross and Mercy Corps Provide Humanitarian Aid in Ukraine

Red Cross and Mercy Corps Provide Humanitarian Aid in Ukraine

Portland, OR. As war erupts in Ukraine, the Red Cross is vowing continued support for the at-risk families in the region. International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has been on the ground for years, delivering urgent assistance — food, fuel for heating, medical...

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8-year-old Raises $8,000 for Meals on Wheels People

8-year-old Raises $8,000 for Meals on Wheels People

Portland, OR. A young man from Tigard is inspiring others with a fundraising drive for Meals on Wheels People (MOWP). Cooper Hammond started with a coffee stand in his neighborhood last fall and raised $500. This month, he kicked his efforts into high gear in the...

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Portland Winter Light Festival Returns With More Offerings

Portland Winter Light Festival Returns With More Offerings

Portland, OR. The Portland Winter Light Festival (PDXWLF) kicked off its biggest festival to date with a full roster of over 100 works of art. It's running through February 12th at dozens of locations throughout Portland. (Here's a link to an interactive Google map to...

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Literary Arts Resumes In-Person Lectures

Literary Arts Resumes In-Person Lectures

 Portland, OR. After two years online, the Portland Arts & Lectures series resumed in-person events on January 27th. Author Cathy Park Hong was featured at a Literary Arts lecture held at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. Cathy Park Hong was born to Korean...

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Oregon Ballet Theatre Fans Will Sink Their Teeth into Dracula

Oregon Ballet Theatre Fans Will Sink Their Teeth into Dracula

Portland, OR. Oregon Ballet Theater (OBT) has announced it will take a uniquely Portland approach to the month of love with the premiere of Ben Stevenson’s Dracula.  It's based on Bram Stoker’s 1897 gothic novel of the same title. (Photo credit, Kat Luber courtesy...

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February 4th is National Wear Red Day for Heart Health Awareness

February 4th is National Wear Red Day for Heart Health Awareness

Portland, OR. Women who think they’re healthy often misread the symptoms of a heart attack because they don’t think it could happen to them. That’s why it’s crucial to learn about heart attacks, know your numbers and live heart-healthy. Now is a good time to review...

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The 2022 Sundance Film Festival Winners Announced

The 2022 Sundance Film Festival Winners Announced

Park City, UT. After nine days, 84 feature films and 59 short films, the juries have deliberated and audience members voted. This was the second year the festival was held online. The Grand Jury Prize was awarded to Nanny (U.S. Dramatic), which is seen above. Director...

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Chinese New Year Plans Take Shape at Lan Su Garden

Chinese New Year Plans Take Shape at Lan Su Garden

Portland, OR. The Year of the Tiger kicks off on Tuesday, February 1st and the Lan Su Garden Garden is ready. The garden hosts one of the biggest Lunar New Year celebrations in the Pacific Northwest including a lion dance performance at the garden's Entrance Plaza....

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