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The Art and Science of LAIKA at the Portland Art Museum

Through May 2018, Portland Art Museum visitors can 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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Summer music picks

Portland jazz heads outside, while the summer's classical music scene gets an infusion of contemporary sound.

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Summer performing arts picks

While major theaters take a break this season, parks and festivals fill up with Shakespeare, vaudeville, new plays and solo shows.

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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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Wordstock: Portland’s Book Festival

Wordstock literary festival returns Nov. 11, 2017 to the Portland Art Museum, featuring 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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