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New issue: A/PART

A new issue has arrived after a period of hibernation from publishing, much reflection, and strategic work to connect us back with how art and the environment can inspire to move us forward.

We’ll be posting some sneak peeks at this special edition, which you can order for $10 to cover the cost of packaging/mailing. As always, we aim to be wild and free.

Wolves go deluxe

The Bear Deluxe Magazine and Oregon Wild are joining forces to celebrate the release the most recent issue of The Bear Deluxe— Howl of the Wild.

Join us for wolf trivia, short readings, and raise our voices to HOWL AT THE MOON!!!

May 31, 2016
The Waypost 

Find out how conservation organizations like Oregon Wild are helping wolf recovery in Oregon. Meet and mingle with friends who work at Oregon Wild and contributors to The Bear Deluxe.

Culmination of the Bards Celebrations

The Bards Deluxe will conclude their Portland metro tour at The Glyph Cafe & Arts Space Saturday, July 18, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The Bards Deluxe are the winners of The Bear Deluxe poetry of place contest, selected by Oregon Poet Laureate Paulann Petersen. Seven of the nine winning poets will read their work, including Heidi Schulman Greenwald, Marj Hogan, Anita Sullivan, Ross Robbins, Kendall Core and Armin Tolentino.

Event Details:

Saturday, July 18
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m
The Glyph Cafe & Arts Space
804 NW Couch St., Portland 97209

Bards on the move!

Poetry of Place issue readings are confirmed, with more to come. Come meet the Bards Deluxe and enjoy the new issue with us at one of these great events.

Click through for dates and times…

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Poetry of Place

Issue #36 is on the streets…you can find the Bear Deluxe FREE of charge at cafes, groceries, co-ops, and some shops in Portland and around the NW region.

You can always find copies at the LeftBank Annex.

Select stories will be coming online soon. Click on magazine > stories / art to start exploring all our great content.


We’ve moved!

We’re now sharing office space in the Leftbank project on the east side of the Broadway Bridge in Portland, Oregon. As always, office hours are by appointment only.

Update your address books:

Orlo / Bear Deluxe
240 N Broadway, #112
Portland, Oregon 97227

The Future is here!

The Future issue, that is. Issue #35 is in the mail and on the streets…copies go fast around our home city of Portland, where you can find the Bear Deluxe FREE of charge at cafes, groceries, co-ops, and some shops around town.

You can always find copies at the Zoomtopia building in SE Portland.

Select stories are online now, with more to come. Click on magazine > stories / art to start exploring all our great content.

Holiday Gala + #35 Release Party!

Santa Salmon and The Futurists

Sunday, December 8, 5-9 pm
Ford Food and Drink
2505 SE 11th, Portland

All ages, FREE (donations welcome; bring a gift for the Orlo tree)

Raise a glass to #35, “The Future Issue”, celebrate the season, and 22 years of exploring environmental issues through the creative arts with Orlo!

But who is Santa Salmon? Click through for all the details, and a working schedule for the evening…

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