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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...
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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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Oct 11, 2010
Wordstock 2010
Timothy Egan, who appeared on Sunday before an eager crowd at the Powell’s Books stage, is the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning How Race Is Lived in America: Pulling Together, Pulling Apart...
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Oct 11, 2010
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Almost a month ago, Rufus Wainwright strode onto the Schnitz stage, kicking off the TBA in a candy-striped velvet coat he’d borrowed from Gus Van Sant. Two weeks later, Blackfish let strains of...
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Oct 8, 2010
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Wordstock 2010 actually began on Monday, when, with minimal fanfare and maximum wit, playwright Lee Blessing settled into a chair on Reed College’s Mainstage Theater, and read his entire...
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Oct 8, 2010
WEEKEND PICK
Entertainment For People, a storytelling, joke-cracking, author-proffering variety show, is an occasional foray of Back Fence PDX, better known for its monthly storytelling showcases. This...
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Oct 7, 2010
Fay Jones’ naive, whimsical folk surrealism has become a Seattle arts-community staple. Rae Mahaffey’s fresh and innovative explorations of pattern, informed by her study in Denmark, give her...
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Oct 7, 2010
Last I checked, a Whitman College grad was referred to as a “Witty”—possibly the coolest alma-mater-inspired nickname possible. Witty: Lighthearted, yet astute and acute. In It May Or May Not...
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Oct 7, 2010
Posters + Bikes. Could it get any more “Portland?” A coordinated effort between Seizure Palace, popular poster artists, BikePortland.org and Oregon Manifest, the opening will feature libations...
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Oct 7, 2010
Observe these two pieces. And then note their titles. While the images themselves are expertly rendered, the titles put them in a whole new context. One gets the sense that artist Jacques...
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