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On the eve of the 8th and final season of Portlandia, remember the quirky residents and the creative team that brought them to life. Meet Keith Jellum who creates dramatic metal sculptures drawn from animal forms. And it's White Bird's 20th anniversary. Meet the men, and the bird, behind the organization that brings contemporary dance to Portland.

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Metal Sculptor Keith Jellum

Keith Jellum creates dramatic metal sculptures that interact with the environment.

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20 Years Of Legendary Modern Dance, Courtesy Of White Bird

Meet the men (and the bird) behind an organization encouraging dance in Portland.

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Put A Bird On It One More Time With Portlandia!

Meet the quirky residents of Portlandia and the creative team that brings them to life.

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