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Primus St. John; Dishwasher Portraits; Monette Trumpets

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Dishwasher Portraits

These integral workers in the city who are rarely seen are now highlighted in paint.

Books | Arts | Oregon Art Beat

Primus St. John

Primus St. John is a poet who has been writing and teaching in Oregon since the 1970s.

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Monette Trumpets

Many trumpet players consider the horns made by Monette Trumpets the best in the world.

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