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Zapotec weaving tradition is alive in Sandy

Francisco and Laura Bautista draw on centuries old Zapotec designs to create hand-dyed tapestries and rugs at their studio in Sandy, Oregon. Now their 16-year-old daughter and 12-year-old son are on their way to becoming master weavers as well.



Portland's Jam Skaters Dance On Wheels

Jam skating – also known as rhythm skating or rexing – is a style of roller skating that moves to a faster beat. It can even be a bit like breakdancing on wheels. 




The new Barbara Walker Crossing on the Wildwood Trail on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2019, in Portland, Ore. The bridge was designed by artist Ed Carpenter in partnership with the city of Portland.

Ed Carpenter On The Art Of Safe Passage

Artist Ed Carpenter has designed a sweeping, harmonious bridge, finally connecting Portland's the tranquil Wildwood Trail over a busy city boulevard.


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