A crust develops on the top of a cup of coffee, trapping the coffee's aroma underneath.

A crust develops on the top of a cup of coffee, trapping the coffee’s aroma underneath.

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  • The documentary “Nailed It,” produced by filmmaker Adele Pham, sets out to answer the question: Why are so many nail salons run by people of Vietnamese heritage? Pham grew up in Portland and is back for several screenings of the film this week.

 

  

  • The Portland-based nonprofit Alliance for Coffee Excellence has played a foundational role in improving the quality of the coffee we drink and the compensation that coffee farmers receive for their crops. Susie Spindler is one of the founders of the group.

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