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Thumbnail for - From Brews To Bikes: Portland’s Artisan Economy
Oct 15, 2010
phile under: books
A book about microbrews, bicycles and artisans. Allow me to translate: “three things Portland loves, inside another thing Portland loves.” Does that mean you’ll love this book? Maybe....
Thumbnail for - The Hillsboro Story
Oct 15, 2010
phile under: theater
Let’s be clear: we’re not talking about Hillsboro, Oregon here. We’re talking Hillsboro, Ohio, the epicenter of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education case that racially desegregated public...
Thumbnail for - Show Review: Die Antwoord at Crystal Ballroom
Oct 15, 2010
phile under: live show review
If you don’t know who Die Antwoord is, ask the internet, or ask your kids. But proceed with caution: what you find might shock you. The Afrikaans hiphop troupe takes profanity and rebellion to...
Thumbnail for - Wordstock 2010: David Rakoff & Steve Almond
Oct 12, 2010
Wordstock 2010
While some authors demurely read the words as they appeared in their books, authors David Rakoff and Steve Almond performed. Before each author took the stage, there was a buzz-band atmosphere....
Thumbnail for - Wordstock 2010: Kevin Sampsell vs. Willy Vlautin
Oct 12, 2010
Wordstock 2010
I caught the sets of two Portland authors of recent acclaim at this weekend’s Wordstock 2010. Kevin Sampsell and Willy Vlautin have both been active locally since the early 1990s, their books...
Thumbnail for - Wordstock 2010: Steven Johnson at the Bagdad Theater
Oct 12, 2010
Wordstock 2010
Steven Johnson’s lecture at the Bagdad Theater on Friday evening struck a critical blow to sensationalism and punditry on behalf of everything that is right and rational. Also, there was...
Thumbnail for - Wordstock 2010: Jonathan Lethem
Oct 11, 2010
Wordstock 2010
With slightly mussed hair, glasses, and a dark blazer over a blue Powell’s shirt, Jonathan Lethem almost looked more Portlander than Brooklynite on Saturday afternoon at the center stage....
Thumbnail for - Wordstock 2010: Life Lessons from “Mortified” Performers (and the MAYOR)
Oct 11, 2010
Wordstock 2010
Mortified took center stage at the Bagdad Theater last Thursday night as part of the opening nights festivities of the 2010 Wordstock Festival. The semi-regular event features performers reciting...
Thumbnail for - Wordstock 2010: Philip Margolin
Oct 11, 2010
Wordstock 2010
Philip Margolin has never been a starving artist. Philip Margolin has never suffered years of rejection from publishers and agents. Philip Margolin does not doubt himself. Philip Margolin does...
Thumbnail for - Wordstock 2010: The Book Fair
Oct 11, 2010
Wordstock 2010
This weekend, the enormous the Oregon Convention Center hosted the literary set at the Wordstock 2010 book fair. Wordstock played out over three rock-star sized stages for readings, a Powell’s...
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