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Portland native Chris Herring, inspired by a visit to the Fete du Lumiere in Lyon France, began Portland's own light festival three years ago that include Illuminated art, lantern parades and illuminated bike rides. Meet wood sculptor Jason Waldron who found a medium he was meant to work in closer to home - ice! And enjoy the Lan Su Chinese Garden during the Chinese New Year celebrations.

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Portland Winter Light Festival Sparks Illumination

By the time February rolls around here in the rainy northwest, most folks are going a little bit crazy. A respite from those mid-winter woes: the Portland Winter Light Festival

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Lan Su Chinese Garden Welcomes The Year Of The Dog

The Chinese New Year celebration at Lan Su Chinese Garden introduces us to some cultural activities including the lion dance performance and illuminated lanterns.

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Jason Waldron found the medium he was meant to work in closer to home than he imagined.

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