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We catch up with Imago Theater and their latest project "La Belle". Meet a photographer who got his start shooting stills for the Oregon-born View-Master Company. See how Nicole Georges work takes us from graphic novels to zines, pet portraits to comic book workshops. And every summer, scores of painters descend on the lavender fields of Oregon.

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La Belle: Lost In The World Of The Automaton

Portland’s Imago Theatre is famous for their long running, national touring, hit shows "Frogz" and "ZooZoo." But now, Directors Carol Triffle and Jerry Mouwad have created what they hope is a new hit.

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Sharing The World In 3-D: Rich Dubnow And Oregon’s Iconic View-Master

Meet a photographer who got his start shooting stills for the Oregon-born View-Master company and never stopped loving 3-D.

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Nicole Georges

Nicole Georges is a cartoonist, writer, animal lover, and illustrator whose life was changed by a phone call to Dr. Laura Schlessinger.

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Painting With A Side Of Aromatherapy In Oregon's Lavender Fields

Every summer, scores of painters descend on the lavender fields of Oregon, creating work, and getting a little aromatherapy as well!

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