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Culture

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Amid the roots of sunflowers and guns

How does the arts world respond to Putin’s invasion of Ukraine? Memories of a time in Russia suggest a war nurtured in fields of beauty and danger.

The Elk’s compromised return

Portland’s beloved Elk statue and accompanying fountain were removed after sustaining considerable damage in the protests of 2020. The city recently announced an imminent, yet imperfect, return.

The Cultural Landscape: Part 2

K.B. Dixon continues his photo series with portraits of ten more people who help define the shape of Portland’s culture.

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