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Stand-Up Comics

Flipping through the pages of the Stumptown Comics Fest.

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The Stumptown Comics Fest is a great place to meet folks who make comics in the mainstream (Spider-Man’s Randy Emberlin) and the underground (the prolific and adorable Jeffrey Brown). It’s a goo   More
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 CASEY JARMAN

Out Of Sorts

A group of Portland printers revives the lost art of metal type casting.

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Once upon a time, before fonts came packaged in .zip files and people still owned pens, creating a page of printed text    More
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 RUTH BROWN

Keys To Survival

A St. Paddy’s Day option if you’re plowed at a bar and want to go home with your car.

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It is nearly midnight on a clear Friday. We are parked on East Burnside Street outside Rontoms, our hazard lights flashing and our windows down. The moon is full.    More
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 REBECCA JACOBSON

2010 Holiday Event Calendar

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The events is here
Thursday, November 18, 2010 BEN WATERHOUSE

Monster Bash

WW walks and stalks with the ghouls of FrightTown.

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FRIGHT NIGHT: The author in his FrightTown Chop Shop lair. IMAGE: Darryl JamesIt’s hot and steamy in the cavernous bowels of Memorial Coliseum. Odors of sweat, peroxide and Domino’s pizza ...   More
Wednesday, October 27, 2010

A Kick In The Arts

With Kickstarter, local entrepreneurs turn to friends and internet patrons to fund their dreams.

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ILLUSTRATION: BT LivermoreSo you’ve got this great idea to write a punk-rock math book, make 100 album covers out of beeswax or build a life-sized tractor-trailer out of sheetrock, but no money ...   More
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 RUTH BROWN

Fang Map

Hey Twi-hards, we’ve tagged every place Twilight ever filmed in Oregon. Because we’re obsessive like that.

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Twilight director Catherine Hardwicke is a brave woman. As part of the Portland stop of the official Twilight Convention, she’s volunteered to take two busloads of screaming, zealous Twi-fans on ...   More
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 Riley Hooper

It’s That Time Again

The Eighth Annual Time-Based Art Festival invades Portland.

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Another year, another eye-popping array of avant-garde performance, dance installations, paintings, video and live madness from PICA’s Time-Based Art Festival. Now in its eighth year, the two-we ...   More
Wednesday, September 8, 2010 WW Arts & Culture Staff

Art On The Water

A former Navy boat becomes a studio haven for Portland artists.

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The Labrador, a massive boat docked on the Willamette River near the edge of Sauvie Island, was once used to pick up the dead in World War II. The 135-foot craft looks out of place, dwarfing all the p ...   More
Wednesday, August 25, 2010 Roxanne Macmanus

Dear Mum

How’s Australia? Here’s what I think of Portland…

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Love, Ruth BrownP.S. Andy Wright took these photos.I arrived in Portland less than two months ago from Melbourne, Australia. My husband, James, was offered a job here, and I agreed to leave behind my ...   More
Wednesday, August 25, 2010 RUTH BROWN
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