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Headout: Old Dogs, New Licks

They said Gary Marcus was too old to learn guitar. He whammied them wrong.


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Think you’ve gotta be 14 and full of hormones to learn guitar? Nope, says NYU psychology professor Gary Marcus.   More
 
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 MELINDA HASTING

Headout: Mental Kombat

How would you fare in Ground Kontrol’s video game quiz show?


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Ground Kontrol’s bimonthly Video Game Quiz Show is one of the most elaborate trivia nights in town. Gaming geeks compete on teams—like in a real television game show—using custom-built, li   More
 
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 MELINDA HASTING

Gymania

A side-by-side comparison of Portland gyms


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So you’ve resolved to join a gym. Good for you! But how do you choose which is right for you? Here are the essential facts.   More
 
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 MELINDA HASTING

Headout: Sort of Sam

WW exclusive: Sam Adams' endorsement for Portland’s next mayor.


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OK, so he’s not the mayor, but when singer-songwriter Sam Adams moved to Portland a year ago from Indiana he quickly got used to the confusion.   More
 
Wednesday, January 4, 2012 MELINDA HASTING

Headout: Santa’s Bomb

ADX holds a warehouse sale of homemade weirdness.


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Portland’s ADX is a big ol’ warehouse where the Etsy-inclined pay $40 a day to bring their designs into the third dimension using facilities not unlike what you’d find in a high school sho   More
 
Wednesday, December 14, 2011 MELINDA HASTING
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