Culture is about values and the author is sure the endless is the list of people who would say: Everything what comes from Portland is really a good value. Alan Murdock, a leader in the Art Institute of Salt Lake City, has been bringing the Portland spirit in Salt Lake City area.
Portland community members like Utah mountains and in winter we all enjoy Portland presence as a positive spirit in a globalizing America.
Global Portland, OR culture means Pink Martini complimented by the artistic performance of Ari Shapiro as a piece of cultural memory at youtube.com of these times which in a decade, two or three will be known as time of globalizing America.
Is it a candle, hearth, sun? What is Portland for the world? Portland is comparable with world historical cities which brought the Renaissance in Europe, the culture of values and of solid bright colors on the picture of world.
View e.g. International Rose Test Garden
From perspectives of cultural values, Portland is a microcosmos of a community, also comparable with Salt Lake City – a candidate for the best model of the global capital of the world.
Urbanization brings a lot of dust in culture, while there are still urban centers like Salt Lake which have been keeping the small place atmosphere of quietness, cleanness, and community warmness.
Many fields of culture contribute to globalizing America. At the first time it is Facebook, google.com, yahoo.com, Adobe, apple and even McDonald’s with their cross-world acceptance. Today globalization means a field of complimentary competition and building of personalities which are able to compete without dark thoughts in their mind. To win with positive values is a difficult agenda, but Ari Shapiro, Pink Martini and Portland are among the best examples that it is not only possible 0 it is also enjoyable