Art

Pop-Up Readings

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The most casual moments on the Portland Book Festival agenda were also perhaps its most intimate. Scattered throughout the Portland Art Museum and throughout…

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Criticism is a valuable part of the arts, whether it’s positive or not" />

Critiquing the Critic
Criticism is a valuable part of the arts, whether it’s positive or not

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                  Illustrations by Ana Benitez Duarte Think about the last time you read a review of something you love. How did it make…

Meeting Mattress

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On the bleakest day of February, also known as Valentine’s Day and Oregon’s Birthday, I met Mattress (aka Rex Marshall, Circulation and Collection Maintenance…