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Read Indie. Support Small Press Authors.

Posted by Rachel Bell on

Read Indie. Support Small Press Authors.

we joined Publishers Weekly and other small/independent publishers, organizations, and trade magazines to launch the #ReadIndie campaign. It's an opportunity for publishers like Overcup to highlight the range, importance, and distinctive character of the indie publishing community.

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Take a Walking Tour of PDX Art with Forest for the Trees 2017

Posted by Julie Swearingen on

Take a Walking Tour of PDX Art with Forest for the Trees 2017
The 2017 Forest for the Trees mural project finished its fifth year of Portland beautification and fun events just over a month ago. If you haven’t checked out these amazing murals around Portland, here’s a tour.

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Forest for the Trees 2017

Posted by Julie Swearingen on

Forest for the Trees 2017

Forest for the Trees Northwest is back! For the fifth year, artists have gathered in Portland to create beautiful murals around the city. Curated by Matt Wagner, owner of Hellion Gallery and author of The Tall Trees series, Forest for the Trees has featured a vast array of artists, including Josh Keyes, Mhak, Blaine Fontana, Meredith Dittmar, Maryanna Hoggatt (author of Tolly), Joe Shea, and Ryan Bubnis.  In case you missed the festivities, here are some of the places to check out this year’s creations. Shawna X & Laura Berger - 1401 SE Morrison   Broken Fingaz  - 1825 SE...

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For American Artist Appreciation Month, Celebrate Portland Talent

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For American Artist Appreciation Month, Celebrate Portland Talent

August is American Artist Appreciation Month. Some may celebrate it by focusing on the classics, such as Norman Rockwell, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Andy Warhol. Others may take it as an opportunity to teach their children about art and artists, and others may take advantage of museums in their area to appreciate wide ranges of art or learn more about the history of art in America. At Overcup Press, we’d like to especially appreciate American artists featured in The Tall Trees of Portland, who help make Portland such a unique, colorful, and beautiful city. Josh Keyes, mural at SE Morrison - Source Have...

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Raise a Glass the French Way

Posted by Julie Swearingen on

Raise a Glass the French Way

When’s the last time you grabbed a quick drink in France? Was it a lovely glass of wine or a fun cocktail? Personally, when I think of French drinking culture, I think first of wine, not cocktails. And whether that’s because I haven’t been there in 19 years, or because we think of wine as inherently French and cocktails as more American, are both subjects for another time. Let’s talk cocktails in France. First, if you want some first-hand recommendations for finding great drinks in Paris, check out the artists’ interviews in The Tall Trees of Paris--each one is asked...

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