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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 […]

Outdoor Activities

Guidebook “Unlocks” the Locks Gardens’ Secrets

A Garden in Four Seasons: The Carl S. English, Jr. Botanical Gardens at the Hiram M. Chittendon Locks    By Leslee Jaquette Each year 70,000 boats “lock through” the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in Ballard, Washington. Built and maintained by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on the Lake Washington Ship Canal, this popular Seattle […]