Willamette Week - http://www.wweek.com/portland/articles.sec-1328-1-.html Sat, 10 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0700 en hourly 1 You’ve Got Female - POWFest returns with some disturbing news about baby-making. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-17200-youve_got_female_powfest_returns_with_some_disturbing_news_about_baby_making.html Listen, ladies, and all people who love ladies: The Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (POWFest, for short) enters its fourth year with a range that belies its name. ]]> Donovan Hohn <i>Moby-Duck</i> - The case of the shipwrecked rubber duckies. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-17390-donovan_hohn_moby_duck_the_case_of_the_shipwrecked_rubber_duckies.html Donovan Hohn was correcting high-school English papers one night, when one of his students brought to his attention the existence of thousands of plastic bath toys—ducks, beavers, frogs and turtl]]> Meat The POTUS - Nothing goes better with presidents than pork. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-16955-meat_the_potus_nothing_goes_better_with_presidents_than_pork.html What do you usually do to celebrate Presidents Day? Oh, that’s right, nothing. Well, not this Monday, Feb. 21. Right now one patriotic Portlander is saluting our nation’s leaders with pork and o]]> Take To The Ship: 24 Hours Of <i>Moby-Dick</i> - Powell’s Books - It’s a whale of a reading. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-16919-take_to_the_ship_24_hours_of_moby_dick_powells_books_its_a_whale_of_a_reading.html In Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick, a young man named Ishmael leaves his home in New York for several years of adventures aboard a whaling ship. After sailing the seas collecting sperm oil, when it c]]> Drinki-Leaks - Political cables and sidecars at Rontoms. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-16982-drinki_leaks_political_cables_and_sidecars_at_rontoms.html Following WikiLeaks’ release of diplomatic cables in November 2010, a media beast was born that’s still rearing its head in the national news. Now the WikiLeaks circus is coming to Portland, but]]> Taylor Clark <i>Nerve</i> - Everything you wanted to know about fear but were afraid to ask. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-17248-taylor_clark_nerve_everything_you_wanted_to_know_about_fear_but_were_afraid_to_ask.html In 1962, 500 feet below the surface of the Atlantic Ocean, the free world was almost destroyed. When Russian submarines bearing a nuclear warhead were bullied to surface by American ships unaware of]]> Nancy Rommelmann <i>The Bad Mother</i> - A gritty story with a murky narrative. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-17274-nancy_rommelmann_the_bad_mother_a_gritty_story_with_a_murky_narrative.html Before she moved up to Portland, author and journalist Nancy Romelmann (who has written for WW) lived in Los Angeles and gathered stories from cops, immigrants and youth. She has retold the tales in a]]> Portland Noir - Greg Rucka and Matthew Southworth give PDX the private-dick treatment. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-17243-portland_noir_greg_rucka_and_matthew_southworth_give_pdx_the_private_dick_treatment.html Dex is a female private investigator with a gambling problem. Her business slogan is “Taking a beating so you don’t have to,” and she’s inches away from some serious punches if she doesn’]]> Cheap Eats 2011: Zell's, An American Cafe - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-17144-cheap_eats_2011_zells_an_american_cafe_.html Fancy a Jell-O Shot? - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-16828-fancy_a_jell_o_shot_.html

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From Page To Plate - Nostrana and Chef Gabrielle Hamilton make memories out of <i>Blood, Bones and Butter.</i> http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-17184-from_page_to_plate_nostrana_and_chef_gabrielle_hamilton_make_memories_out_of_blood_bones_and_butter.html Gabrielle Hamilton has a childhood memory of her French, ballet-dancer mother traipsing across the yard of a New Jersey dairy farm in heels and a silk scarf, smoking a cigarette, as she purchased h]]> Andrea Bellamy <i>Sugar Snaps and Strawberries</i> - How to make an edible, inner-city wonderland. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-17010-andrea_bellamy_sugar_snaps_and_strawberries_how_to_make_an_edible_inner_city_wonderland.html From the title, Sugar Snaps and Strawberries (Timber Press, 224 pages, $19.95) sounds like a frilly coffee-table topper filled with glossy photos of impractical projects crafted in the name of DIY ]]> Poetry From The Edge Of Europe - Fascinating words fight Balkan stereotypes. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-16990-poetry_from_the_edge_of_europe_fascinating_words_fight_balkan_stereotypes.html When one thinks of things associated with the politically unstable Balkans region, modern poetry isn’t exactly at the top of the list, although the ]]> <i>Oceana</i> Ted Danson - Ted Danson defends the high seas. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-17253-oceana_ted_danson_ted_danson_defends_the_high_seas.html A book outlining the harsh reality of our polluted and overfished seas isn’t the first thing one thinks of when imagining a decorative coffee-table book, but Oceana: Our Endangered Oceans and What]]> <i>You Don’t Know Jack</i> (The Carpetbag Brigade) - As thick and overgrown as the beanstalk. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-17310-you_dont_know_jack_%28the_carpetbag_brigade%29_as_thick_and_overgrown_as_the_beanstalk.html For the past three weeks, San Francisco-based avant-garde theater troupe the Carpetbag Brigade has rehearsed and led workshops out of North Portland venue the Headwaters. It concludes its residency]]> Cheap Eats 2011: Pho Van - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-17138-cheap_eats_2011_pho_van_.html Cheap Eats 2011: Byways Cafe - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-17048-cheap_eats_2011_byways_cafe_.html Cheap Eats 2011: Pause - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-17133-cheap_eats_2011_pause_.html Cheap Eats 2011: Ya Hala - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-17183-cheap_eats_2011_ya_hala_.html Cheap Eats 2011: Pix Pâtisserie - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-17140-cheap_eats_2011_pix_p%C3%A2tisserie_.html Cheap Eats 2011: Queen of Sheba - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-17150-cheap_eats_2011_queen_of_sheba_.html Cheap Eats 2011: Suzette - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-17170-cheap_eats_2011_suzette_.html