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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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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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The August Wilson Red Door Project

The Red Door Project spotlights artists of color and facilitates conversations about diversity in order to change Portland’s “racial ecology."

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Memorial Day weekend events

With summer just around the corner, Memorial Day weekend promises a slew of vacation-level-fun events and activities in the Rose City.

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Live storytelling events in Portland

Hear true stories about love, sex, history, movies and even middle school at six regular live storytelling events in Portland.

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Live Wire Radio

Live Wire! is “radio variety for the attention-span-challenged” taped in Portland weekly and broadcast on dozens of stations from Tallahassee, Tenn., to Reading, England.

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Southern Oregon

With landscapes as varied as the wild, wooded Rogue River and serene Crater Lake, Southern Oregon is no mere day trip.

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Fertile Ground Festival

Spanning two weeks every January, the Fertile Ground Festival is where you go to see Portland's newest performance works first.

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Hawthorne activities

From second-run movies to first-rate comedy acts, Hawthorne is home to an eclectic array of daytime activities and outstanding nightlife options.

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