Art+Culture

Sienna Morris

Oregon Artist Sienna Morris

Illustrator Sienna Morris has designed a home and workshop in Portland so reflective of her style that it’s difficult to tell where she ends and her art begins.

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Haunted Oregon

Spirits of the past are present everywhere. They dwell in our lands, haunt our historic buildings and cemeteries, and inhabit our songs, literature, films and holy texts. From ancient Egypt to today’s pop culture, stories of ghosts, apparitions and spirits— whatever you call them—are found in nearly every society and every religion.

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Sunstone Mining in Oregon

The Oregon state stone, sunstone, is a unique gem prized for its brilliance. We explore the history and economics of the Oregon sunstone.

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16 Intriguing Oregonians

1859 Oregon’s Magazine introduces extraordinary people whose lives have been sweetened by their passions.

Oregon Author Eliot Treichel

Oregon Author Eliot Treichel

Oregon author Eliot Treichel adds gravity with his writing for young adults.

Festival Sustainability

Students used 690 wooden gable trusses to build the Treeline Stage, which hosted eighteen of the festival’s performers (including Tank and the Bangas, Wolf People, KING and Ty Segall). Post-festival, the team deconstructed the stage, with the trusses still intact, and moved the materials to a site in Clackamas County to reconstruct them into tiny homes (called “sleeping pods”) for homeless veterans.

152 Years of the Oregon State Fair

When the first Oregon State Fair took place back in 1861, the organizers could not foresee the entertainment titan they were creating. But here we are, 152 years later, celebrating the state of Oregon once again as only the state fair can.

The Bend Brewfest

Sponsored Content Written by Beau Eastes    The Bend Brewfest is boldly going where no brew festival in Central Oregon has ever gone before. For the first time in its hop-soaked history, the Bend Brewfest will pour more than 200 different beers and ciders, giving festivalgoers more options than ever at the three-day beer fest held at Bend’s Les Schwab Amphitheater, Aug. 10-12 of this year. “There’s just a huge amount of interest each year from breweries all around the region,” said Brewfest director Marney Smith, whose event drew nearly 40,000 people in 2016. Now in its fifteenth year, the Bend Brewfest will feature 85+ breweries, cider houses and winemakers, a record number of participants for Oregon’s largest craft brew celebration east of the Cascades. “It’s a really great mix of breweries you know and love along with those newer, upstart beer makers you’ve been dying to try,” Smith added….

Stephanie Whitlock

Stephanie Whitlock

Stephanie Whitlock is the new executive director of the Architectural Heritage Center in Portland, a nonprofit that seeks to conserve the art, craft and context of historic buildings and places in an effort to promote the city’s cult