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Holiday arts picks

From Handel’s traditional “Messiah” to David Sedaris and his “Santaland Diaries,” the holidays are ready to be celebrated.

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Late fall performing arts picks

Performing arts this fall are split between unflinching reality and fantasy, with dance troupes sticking to their own rhythm.

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Late fall visual arts picks

Winter's gallery offerings take us into the past, while some reach across the nation or globe to compile collections and indulge far-out visions.

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Wordstock: Portland’s Book Festival

Wordstock, Portland's annual literary festival, features an extensive lineup of local and national authors, a book fair and exciting events.

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November event picks

Trying to decide what to do in Portland in November? Here are our editors’ picks for the best activities and entertainment available this month!

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Fall music picks

New music, including opera and choral works, spices up programs of some of Portland’s oldest classical music institutions.

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Fall performing arts picks

This fall, there are plenty of gory treats for the Halloween palate, along with some thought-provoking fare worth pondering well into winter.

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Fall visual arts picks

This fall, Portland’s galleries and studios explore artists’ processes and appreciate their place in the contemporary canon.

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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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Multicultural murals of Portland

Portland’s murals serve as an introduction to the city’s rich multicultural history, as illustrated by some of the world’s most accomplished muralists.

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