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Oregonian photographer shares favorite photos from the past month (Photos)

Hello friends. I’m back with another installment of #PixForMe photos. These are images that I make each day in the course of covering assignments for The Oregonian/Oregonlive.com. They are my way of exercising my photographic eye and making myself expand my scope of vision to appreciate some of the beautiful and interesting things I might not take time to notice. When you start viewing a group of photos as a collection you can spot interesting patterns in your work. When I look at my Instagram feed where I post many of the #PixForMe photos, I can see that I am drawn to graphically simple
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Oregonian photographer shares favorite photos from the past month (Photos)

Hello friends. I’m back with another installment of #PixForMe photos. These are images that I make each day in the course of covering assignments for The Oregonian/Oregonlive.com. They are my way of exercising my photographic eye and making myself expand my scope of vision to appreciate some of the beautiful and interesting things I might not take time to notice. When you start viewing a group of photos as a collection you can spot interesting patterns in your work. When I look at my Instagram feed where I post many of the #PixForMe photos, I can see that I am drawn to graphically simple
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Three Reasons You Must See ‘Mark Twain Tonight’

Yes, Mark Twain Tonight sounds like something you might drop your grandparents off to see while you opt for some experimental monologue, poly-cultural movement performance, or avant-video installation. That’s where you’re wrong. Mark Twain Tonight is a non-replicable treasure of American theater, paying tribute (almost reincarnating) one of the funniest, most iconoclastic, most challenging writers in our literature. You will see it. But if you need a bullet-point argument in favor of Hal Holbrook’s Jan 31 performance at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, here you go: 1 You will never witness anything like this again. Holbrook first performed a one-man
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Three Reasons You Must See ‘Mark Twain Tonight’

Yes, Mark Twain Tonight sounds like something you might drop your grandparents off to see while you opt for some experimental monologue, poly-cultural movement performance, or avant-video installation. That’s where you’re wrong. Mark Twain Tonight is a non-replicable treasure of American theater, paying tribute (almost reincarnating) one of the funniest, most iconoclastic, most challenging writers in our literature. You will see it. But if you need a bullet-point argument in favor of Hal Holbrook’s Jan 31 performance at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, here you go: 1 You will never witness anything like this again. Holbrook first performed a one-man
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Musicians and artists will create together at interactive concert in Portland

Craig Bidondo has spent the last three years trying to find an easy way to describe his concert series to people who haven’t seen it. “It’s kind of a difficult thing to tell people succinctly about,” the Portland pianist said over the phone. The best he can come up with is “a concert of mutual inspiration.” The “concert” aspect, a series he calls “Inspire,” is a set performed by Bidondo himself alongside bassist Tim Gilson; but joining the duo in creative expression will be a diverse crowd of creatives – painters, writers, dancers, you name it – all finding their
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Musicians and artists will create together at interactive concert in Portland

Craig Bidondo has spent the last three years trying to find an easy way to describe his concert series to people who haven’t seen it. “It’s kind of a difficult thing to tell people succinctly about,” the Portland pianist said over the phone. The best he can come up with is “a concert of mutual inspiration.” The “concert” aspect, a series he calls “Inspire,” is a set performed by Bidondo himself alongside bassist Tim Gilson; but joining the duo in creative expression will be a diverse crowd of creatives – painters, writers, dancers, you name it – all finding their
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A Portland-Perth Collaboration Yields New Space Game

Late last year, Big Bucket software released its second game, Space Age. First previewed at XOXO Festival in Portland in 2013, the iOS and Mac adventure title is the result of a four-year, trans-Pacific collaboration between just two people.  Neven Mrgan, a designer at software studio Panic in downtown Portland, drew the game’s artwork in his free time, while programmer Matt Comi built the game engine from scratch in Perth, Australia. (Panic’s founder, Cabel Sasser, stepped in to compose the game’s soundtrack.) Years ago, Mrgan and Comi met online and bonded over their similar tastes in games, resulting in their first
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Meet the Star Piglets in Boom Arts’ New Play

At a recent casting call in Sandy, Oregon, Boom Arts producer Ruth Wikler-Luker was faced with a particularly tricky decision. Namely, which two of the farm’s many adorable piglets had the chops to star in her upcoming production of Spanish-Argentine playwright Rodrigo García’s play I’d Rather Goya Robbed Me of My Sleep Than Some Other Son of a Bitch? Find out what happened in our slide show.  Read the full article here: Culturephile admin
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Meet the Star Piglets in Boom Arts’ New Play

At a recent casting call in Sandy, Oregon, Boom Arts producer Ruth Wikler-Luker was faced with a particularly tricky decision. Namely, which two of the farm’s many adorable piglets had the chops to star in her upcoming production of Spanish-Argentine playwright Rodrigo García’s play I’d Rather Goya Robbed Me of My Sleep Than Some Other Son of a Bitch? Find out what happened in our slide show.  Read the full article here: Culturephile admin
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