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Bar Guide 2014: Ground Kontrol


Bar Guide
Ground Kontrol511 NW Couch St., 796-9364, groundkontrol.com. Noon-2:30 am daily.“Thank you, Mario! But your princess is in another castle. Sucker!” That castle, known as Ground Kontrol, opened in    More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 KATHRYN PEIFER

Bar Guide 2014: Jimmy Mak's


Bar Guide
Jimmy Mak’s221 NW 10th Ave., 295-6542, jimmymaks.com. 5 pm-midnight Monday-Thursday, 5 pm-1 am Friday-Saturday.The red velvet curtains and old-Hollywood inspired drinks of this Pearl District jazz l   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 KATHRYN PEIFER

Buy Local: The Pace of Portland

A collection of local running gear.


Culture Features
Skora Fit men’s and women’s shoes $94.95, skorarunning.com At first look, something seems off. On second look, it becomes clear that Wilsonville-based Skora’s newest line of running shoes   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 KATHRYN PEIFER

Brian Doyle, The Plover

At sea.


Books
Mink River, the 2010 novel by University of Portland professor Brian Doyle, ends with protagonist Declan O’Donnell sailing away into vast sea. Four years later, O’Donnell is back in Doyle’   More
 
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 KATHRYN PEIFER

Drank: Get Sprung

Taste-testing the crop of new and unfamiliar seasonal beers.


Drank
Spring is here—well, sort of—and with it a new crop of local brews. So far, 2014 looks to be the year of the citrus IPA, with a host of new fruit-forward pale ales landing on local taps and    More
 
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 KATHRYN PEIFER

Interview With A Vampire

The co-creator of the iconic game Myst turns to the big screen with a new mockumentary set in Portland.


Movie Reviews & Stories
In 1993, brothers Robyn and Rand Miller released a project that would change the face of computer gaming. The project, two years in the making, was Myst, a game that took players to the mysterio   More
 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 KATHRYN PEIFER

Headout: Tomorrow Changes

Ultra-modern architecture, then and now.


Headout
Hallock-McMillan Building Address: 237 SW Naito Parkway Known as: Downtown’s first and oldest commercial brick building. Year built: 1857 Architect: Absalom B. Hallock, who was Portland’s ��   More
 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 KATHRYN PEIFER

Just Opened: A Pigeon and a Boy

A review of Jewish Theatre Collaborative's adaptation of Meir Shalev's novel.

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Nobody really likes pigeons—they poo on your car windows and peck annoyingly for crumbs at the park. But the homing pigeons in Jewish Theatre Collaborative's adaption of Israeli author Meir Shalev’s novel A Pigeon and a Boy are sentimental reminders of the past, of loved ones and, most importantly, of home. The character...   More
 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 by KATHRYN PEIFER

Yoga Issue 2014: Shakti Swag

Locally made yoga gear for your practice, on and off the mat.


Featured Stories
1. Inner Fire Design Mythala mandala, $54; yoga mat bag, $64; etsy.com/shop/innerfiredesign. Inner Fire Design was established in 1998 by Cassi Rei Shenoa, who began sewing at age 10. Shenoa speci   More
 
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 KATHRYN PEIFER

Headout: Temple of the Doomed

Archiving past Headout pages better off lost.


Headout
For 24 hours beginning at 10 am this Saturday, amateur librarians at the Independent Publishing Resource Center will play Indiana Jones. It’s not quite as exciting as it sounds. There will b   More
 
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 KATHRYN PEIFER
 

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