Wild, Mapped

Spotting landmarks from Cheryl Strayed's hike of the Oregon section of the Pacific Crest Trail.

The movie Wild, starring Reese Witherspoon and based on a memoir by Portland author Cheryl Strayed, hits theaters Friday. Wild follows Strayed for 1,100 miles along the 2,663-mile Pacific Crest    More
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 JAMES HELMSWORTH

Movie Adaptation of Wild to be Filmed in Oregon

The movie, starring Reese Witherspoon as Portlander Cheryl Strayed, will be filmed in Oregon this fall.


Movies & Television
A source has confirmed to WW that the movie adaptation of Wild, Cheryl Strayed’s memoir about hiking part of the Pacific Crest Trail, will be filmed in Oregon. Oscar-winner Reese Witherspoon (Walk the Line, Legally Blonde) is set to star as Strayed, who lives in Portland. Witherspoon is also producing.According to the source, filming will begin in late September or early October and will take ...   More
Monday, August 19, 2013 REBECCA JACOBSON

Scoop: Backspace Space Safe

Gossip with the guts to go pro.

SAVING SPACE: Our great local nightmare is over, and it didn’t even take a dramatic last-minute twist. Last month, Backspace—Portland’s only all-ages music venue—appeared to be on the ve   More
Wednesday, January 9, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Best of Portland 2012: Best Reads

Featured Stories
Best National Printing Distributor “Oh! We have one of those in Georgia,” said a young intern at the Portland Garment Factory, when I mentioned I was about to visit a letterpress workshop hou   More
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 WW Staff

Cheryl Strayed, Wild

A spoonful of Sugar helps the hiking go down.

Cheryl Strayed has come a long way since finishing a book about walking a long way. This year alone, she revealed herself as the writer of the candid advice column “Dear Sugar” on the Rumpus   More
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 AARON MESH

Them's Fightin' Words

Portland writers talk smack before Literary Death Match.


Arts & Books
Literary Death Match is an author reading that packs a punch. The goal is simple: to join writing and comedy in literary matrimony over the course of one raucous evening. Co-created by Todd Zuniga, founding editor of Opium Magazine, the reading series has spread to 37 cities around the world and will be making its second visit to Portland by pitting four established local writers in a battle of words ...   More
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 EMILEE BOOHER


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