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Julian Smith

Julian Smith writes about science, adventure, and history for SmithsonianWiredOutsideMen’s JournalNational Geographic TravelerThe Washington Post, and other publications. He is the author of Crossing the Heart of Africa, which won the Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Award and a Banff Mountain Book Award, and the coauthor of Smokejumper. He lives in Portland, Oregon with his family. His most recent book is Aloha Rodeo, co-written with David Wolman.

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November 2019

Frontiers: Reconsidering the American West


November 9 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Portland Art Museum, Miller Gallery (Mark & Ann Edlen Family Stage), 1119 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

New perspectives on the stories and characters that have shaped and are still definiing the American West. Jake Skeets’s debut poetry collection, Eyes Bottle Dark with a Mouthful of Flowers, is an unflinching portrait of the actual West, and a fierce…

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Pop-up: Julian Smith


With: Julian Smith
November 9 @ 1:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Julian Smith pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with Aloha Rodeo: Three Hawaiian Cowboys, the World's Greatest Rodeo, and a Hidden History of the American West. Smith is paired with the artwork Untitled (Harney Desert, Harney County, Oregon) by…

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