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Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The all-ages, spontaneous Christmas pageant at Hillsdale Community Church in December 2013.
December 01, 2014

Seasonal soirees in Southwestguide

by Drew Dakessian
A guide to the holiday events taking place in our neck of the woods Thursday, Dec. 4 through Saturday, Dec. 6 Winter Arts & Crafts Sale MULTNOMAH — Just in time for the December holidays,…
Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY OF CONGREGATION NEVEH SHALOM - Rabbi Daniel Isaak.
December 01, 2014

Shedding light on the season of light

by Drew Dakessian
Rabbi Daniel Isaak, of Congregation Neveh Shalom, on the holiday season The holiday season, with its undercurrent of holiness, is a time of spiritual contemplation and engagement, when Southwest…
Photo Credit: CONNECTION PHOTO: DREW DAKESSIAN - Portland Youth Philharmonic Musical Director David Hatner conducts an all-orchestra rehearsal in the Jackson Middle School cafeteria.
November 01, 2014

Symphonic Southwest

by Drew Dakessian
Portland Youth Philharmonic, America's oldest youth orchestra, has ties to Multnomah, West Portland Park neighborhoods Portland has been the birthplace of many wonderful things: Everclear, Salt…

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