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
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
A review of Jewish Theatre Collaborative's adaptation of Meir Shalev's novel.
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...
Locally made yoga gear for your practice, on and off the mat.
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
For 24 hours beginning at 10 am this
Saturday, amateur librarians at the Independent Publishing Resource
Center will play Indiana Jones.
not quite as exciting as it sounds. There will b
A attempted simplification of The Path to Awakening, which is itself an attempted simplification of Chekawa Yeshé Dorjé’s Training the Mind in Seven Points
"Like the diamond, the sun, the medicinal tree, [Lojong] is the principle, ever precious discipline.” Or so writes Shamar Rinpoche, author of The Path to Awakening (Delphinium, 176 pages, $14.95). Lojong, also known as “mind training,” is a Tibetan Buddhist practice aimed at achieving the ultimate state of enlightenment. The book is intended as a condensed, simplified ...
Food Reviews & Stories
For a dessert built from a frail little shell of egg white, the macaron has proven surprisingly durable.
in February 2010, the confection’s burgeoning popularity was documented
Cutting-edge local tools to make your spring ruts bear fruit.
In a city of backyard plots and community gardens, it
shouldn’t surprise you that there’s also a bumper crop of local
companies making tools for our own particular gardening needs—whether