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Vanport Mosaic swings for the fences

From housing crises to race in Portland, the Mosaic’s seventh annual festival remembering the Vanport Flood of 1948 brings the past into the present.

The Cultural Landscape: Part 3

K.B. Dixon continues his series with five fresh photographic portraits of people who help define the shape of Portland’s culture.

Elk and fountain, together again?

As arguments rage over returning the elk to its downtown home with its full fountain, City Commissioners Carmen Rubio and Dan Ryan push for full restoration.

The Art of Tea

Through a lifelong study of the Japanese tea ceremony, Oregon’s Margie Yap learned how to brew an intentional life.

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