“Reed College at that time offered
perhaps the best calligraphy instruction in the country. Throughout the
campus every poster, every label on every drawer, was beautifully hand
When Morten Lauridsen was growing up in Beaverton in the
1950s, students commonly headed out to the Tillamook Burn to plant
trees. A few years ago, the composer returned to the once-barren site to
see it now covered by towering firs.
The Oregon Symphony hasn't even completed its historic first performance at Carnegie Hall this May—but it's already going again in 2013. The orchestra announced Wednesday that it had been chosen to participate in the first and third More
In those lists of buzzwords that should be banned every year, “sustainability” should be at the top. Not because the concept isn’t vital; certainly the idea of an economy and way of life that pays attention to the future has been neglected by our greed-is-good, I-want-it-now, consumer/casino economy for the last , oh, millennium or so. But the term has gotten so overused, folded, spindled, m...
When one of the Netherlands’ major advocates for bicycling was asked this fall to what he attributed Portland’s success in becoming one of the world leaders in alternative transportation, ...
On an October night many years ago, I awoke suddenly, my heart pounding, gasping for breath, still in the grip of a terrifying nightmare. What sparked such nocturnal panic? I’d left the radio on ...