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See how "One Skill Informs Another""! Andiel Brown reveals how his two passions intersect - director of gospel choirs and a competitive football player. Watch how multimedia artist Jessica Jackson Hutchins uses everything from newspaper, to old t-shirts to scrapes of metal to create sculptures that make people think. And get to know Willy Vlautin, a novelist who writes a story into every song.

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Andiel Brown Takes Gospel To New Heights

Andiel Brown is director of the gospel ensembles at the University of Oregon. He's also an athlete who attended UO as a scholarship football player and currently competes in bodybuilding competitions. He explains how his two passions intersect.

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Novelist and Musician Willy Vlautin

Willy Vlautin writes a story into every song.

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Portland Artist Jessica Jackson Hutchins Makes Meaning From Everyday Life

Jessica Jackson Hutchins is known for making striking, profound art out of unlikely materials.

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