The Spare Room4830 NE 42nd Ave., 287-5800. 7-2:30 am daily.Like the Room of Requirement that magically appears in Hogwarts Castle offering exactly what its seeker is in need of, so the Spare Room Rest
A review of Stumptown Stages' production of the Elton John-Tim Rice musical.
Originally optioned by Disney from a children’s storybook—which was itself based on the Verdi opera of the same name—Elton John and Tim Rice’s Aida retains all the depth of an animated feature, with the erotic undercurrent of a Danielle Steel novel. Sure, the slave girl may actually be a Nubian princess, but you can still take her roughly in your palace bedchamber. More
Time is a tricky thing. We are all subject to its effect,
yet it remains smugly intangible. Writing a novel about the concept of
time has the potential to be dangerously abstract or cliché. But R
Thrust eight strangers into an old mansion during a
snowstorm and at least one is sure to wind up dead. We all know the
setup and the question that inevitably follows: whodunit? But the
112 NW 9th Ave., 227-2158, elenisrestaurant.com.
[GREEK CHIC] With a menu that
reads like a Homeric epic, Eleni’s offers some form of every Greek dish
you have ever heard of—and many yo
3808 N Williams Ave., 288-6200, lincolnpdx.com.
[LIFE OF LINCOLN] If “Portland”
itself were a restaurant genre, a joint like Lincoln would typify the
style. It’s casual fine dining do
Monica Drake’s sense of humor might really bum you out. The Portland-based author of the acclaimed novel Clown Girl—and, most recently, The Stud Book—finds comedy in life’s farcicality and rel
How much time do we spend around the
dining-room table? What portion of our lives is measured in meals? Can
the entire scope of a life—from first dates and holiday gatherings to
When home is a destination in your mind as much as a
physical space, it’s an arduous journey to overcome the obstacles that
hinder your arrival. After fighting the Trojan War for 10 years, it to