Articles by Jon Shadel

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Artists Transform Portland’s Blank Walls

May 23rd, 2017

What sets Forest for the Trees apart from Portland’s other public art is a grassroots ethos and an emphasis on…

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A Night in the Life of Mel Brown

August 26th, 2016

Mel Brown sits down at his kit and adjusts his cymbals. He hits one with a drumstick ting ta-ting ting. It rings…

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How a Play Comes to Life

May 26th, 2016

There’s a scene in the fifth act of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) production of Twelfth Night when…

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7 Otherworldly Stargazing Spots

May 22nd, 2016

From camping in the Alvord Desert to a fire lookout on Dixie Butte, photographer Ben Canales shares a few of his…


Oregon Road Trip Mix Tape

April 22nd, 2016


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A Hub for Makers

February 26th, 2016

Take a behind-the-scenes tour of ADX, a collaborative space at the center of Portland’s crafty maker movement.

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Shaping Surfboards With a Sense of Place

February 25th, 2016

Ask anyone seduced by the foamy crash of the surf, and they’ll tell you that it’s hardto stay in one place …

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7 Oregon Restaurants to Try

September 14th, 2015

Oregon’s wonders don’t stop with the great outdoors; our edible bounty is a wonder that can be found in every meal…

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About Author Jon Shadel

Jon Shadel spends his waking hours daydreaming about road trips — thank goodness that’s his job. As editor of Travel Oregon’s features and annual visitor guide, he rambles around the state for inspiration, eating and drinking a bit too much along the way.

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