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Portland Author Casey Jarman

Portland Author Casey Jarman

November 2, 2016 / Literary Arts

In November’s literary arts profile, we talk to Casey Jarman, the author of “Death: An Oral History.” In his new book, Jarman explores our cultural anxiety about death, how it clashes with capitalism and what renowned writers and thinkers told him about the ultimate existential subject.

Portland photographer Joshua Zirschky

Portland photographer Joshua Zirschky

October 4, 2016 / Visual Arts

Joshua Zirschky’s photography portrays the struggle and humanity in daily life from war-torn countries around the world. In this month’s Visual Arts profile, he tells us why the voices and experiences of people he’s crossed paths with are indispensable.

Portland writer Martha Grover

Portland writer Martha Grover

October 3, 2016 / Literary Arts

A keen observer of Portland life, writer Martha Grover discusses her new book “The End of My Career” and her deep love for Sandy River in this month’s literary arts profile.

Author Gina Ochsner

Author Gina Ochsner

September 2, 2016 / Literary Arts

In this month’s Literary Arts profile, we talk to Oregon writer Gina Ochsner. Her new novel, The Hidden Letters of Velta B., weaves an intricate and multi-generational tapestry of Latvian history, folklore and magic.

Ryan Berkley

Ryan Berkley

September 2, 2016 / Visual Arts

This month’s Visual Arts feature profiles Ryan Berkley, who discusses his artistic and business partnership with his wife Lucy, his self-taught drawing style and how he deals with copycats.

Alexis M. Smith

Alexis M. Smith

August 2, 2016 / Literary Arts

This month’s literary arts profile spotlight Alexis M. Smith. We talk to the Portland author about her new novel “Marrow Island,” the beauty of Puget Sound and the importance of small presses.

Scott Erickson

Scott Erickson

August 2, 2016 / Visual Arts

In this month’s visual arts profile, we speak to Portland’s Scott Erickson about embracing live art and his use of Catholic iconography.

Author Joe Kurmaskie

Author Joe Kurmaskie

July 5, 2016 / Literary Arts

Joe Kurmaskie is many things, The Metal Cowboy, a proud Portlander and the author of “A Guide to Falling Down in Public.” Read his interview in July’s Literary Arts feature.

Portland Street Artist mr SAY

Portland Street Artist mr SAY

July 5, 2016 / Visual Arts

In this month’s Visual Arts feature, we talk to Portland street artist mr SAY about his craft, the shifting reputation of street art and the battle against blank concrete.

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