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Portland Jazz Festival honors jazz masters

The Portland Jazz Festival, from PDX Jazz, celebrates Black History Month Feb. 18-March 1 with a series of concerts and events presented over two weeks every February. Dedicated to preserving America’s indigenous art form by presenting internationally recognized jazz masters alongside local musicians, the festival includes education and outreach programs that extend into Portland’s schools and […]

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Whidbey Island hosts tasty festivals

I think many people agree, Whidbey Island provides a great getaway any time of year. It’s easy to jump on a ferry in Mukilteo, Wash., drive around the island and situate yourself at a campground, cozy B & B or country inn. But if you are looking for an excuse to take an escape weekend, […]


Plan Ahead for Mount Angel Oktoberfest

Looking to share a brew with some outdoor-type, beer lovers? Then, plan ahead for the Mount Angel Oktoberfest. Located in Bend, Oreg., the Mount Angel action runs from Sept 12-15 on Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to midnight and on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. ( This mid-September festival has a […]


Astoria-Warrenton Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival – April 25-27, 2014

Since starting the event in 1982, Oregon’s North Coast has celebrated its world-class bounty each year with the annual Astoria-Warrenton  Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival. Held Apr. 25-27, 2014, the festival attracts seafood lovers for its famous fresh-caught Oregon Dungeness crab dinner and also showcases producers, local micro-canneries and homegrown craft breweries with more than […]

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Check out these Seattle adventures this summer

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT Emerald City Trolley Links City Center with Neighborhoods The Emerald City Trolley began operation of guided tour service May 17, operating three distinct lines in the summer season (through Sept. 29 of this year). The new service allows guests to hop on and off while exploring many of Seattle’s most popular visitor […]