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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...
Thumbnail for - Wordstock 2010: Timothy Egan
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...
Thumbnail for - TBA 2010: Five Questions with Ronnie Bass
Oct 11, 2010
phile under: TBA 2010
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
phile under: wordstock 2010
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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