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Melissa Barker and Jenessa Hope partner to train for a competition in pole dancing, a difficult but exhilarating form of aerial performance, requiring hours of dedication to master the athletic, soaring routines. Artist Ed Carpenter designs the Barbara Walker Crossing, bridging the Wildwood Trail over west Burnside. And meet the Cardists who'll show you some surprising, next-gen sleight of hand!

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Ed Carpenter On The Art Of Safe Passage

Artist Ed Carpenter has designed a sweeping, harmonious bridge, finally connecting Portland's the tranquil Wildwood Trail over a busy city boulevard.

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