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Portland’s J. Pepin Art Gallery destigmatizes mental illness

Founded by an art lover with bipolar disorder, Portland’s J. Pepin Art Gallery showcases works by artists living with mental illness.

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Southeast Portland mural crawl

As you stroll along the streets of Southeast Portland, keep an eye out for street art. This area is full of murals, both inspirational and entertaining.

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The Art and Science of LAIKA

Get a behind-the-scenes look at LAIKA, Portland’s stop-motion animation powerhouse.

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2017-18 Portland theater season

A season of recent plays that deal with complex social issues will place Portland theater fans in the middle of the debate.

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Portland Open Studios

For two weekends every October, Portland Open Studios invites visitors to explore the houses and offices of artists across the city.

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JAW Festival: A Playwrights’ Festival

Witness a weekend of new works by some of the country’s most intriguing playwrights at Portland Center’s Stage’s JAW Festival, held each July.

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Favorite Portland tattoo shops

A deep well of Portland tattoo shops and artists are primed to help craft your permanent Rose City memory.

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Black History Month in Portland

Every February, Americans of all races and backgrounds celebrate Black History Month. Join in important holiday's celebrations with these Portland events.

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The Portland Book Festival

Portland Book Festival (formerly “Wordstock”) returns every November with an impressive (and extensive) lineup of local and national authors.

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Portland’s best back-to-school shopping

This fall, ditch the chain stores and get your kids ready to learn in style by shopping at these distinctly Portland spots.

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