32 ways to distract yourself during the dark days to come.
Only the strong survive Stumptown winters with all their
marbles in the bag. Even those who claim to love the rainy season know
that the gray, low-hanging clouds always transform from familiar fri
The ovenbird attracts gawkers in Northeast Portland.
John McAfee isn’t the only one hiding out in Portland after a long trip from Central America. Another guest from the tropics—this time of the avian variety—has taken up temporary residence in the Pacific Northwest. The Audubon Society of Portland confirmed the sighting of an ovenbird, a species rarely seen outside Central America and the Caribbean during winter months. Longtime-birder Suzanne ...
Touring the city with native proto-foodie James Beard.
James Beard would probably be very proud of what Portland has become.
the foodie icon was born here in 1903, Portland was barely out of its
pioneer days. But Beard’s young adult life was
The Portland art scene lost some
important venues in 2012. After mounting some of the strongest shows in
recent memory, Victory Gallery closed its doors due to economic
necessities. One of the P
We asked four Portlanders for their perspectives on Gus Van Sant. Here’s what they said.
Movie Reviews & Stories
JON RAYMOND, Author
I first laid eyes on Gus Van Sant sometime around 1990. It was at the Clinton Street Theater, and he was screening Mala Noche in the lead-up to the release of My Own Private Idaho
Let’s be honest: You’re not going to remember New Year’s
Eve. Any money you spend to get into a show that night will be flushed
out of your consciousness and down the toilet on a wave of tha