Portland monthly may 2012 mhwr6l

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Now Hear This

Music Review: A Monument by Tu Fawning

Tu Fawning returns with a darkly seductive wintry pop album that our reviewer calls a "a decadent carnival ride."

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 04/27/2012

Culturephile

Lost in Space

Jon Raymond navigates wrong turns and dead ends in _Rain Dragon_.

  • By Shane Danaher
  • Published 04/27/2012

Mudroom

The Perfect Party

The Blazers interim coach, the Republican nominee for president, and a really, really good speller are cordially invited.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 04/27/2012

Back Page

The New Rose Parade

The Rose Festival parade is due for some updates—our special floats should keep the show going strong another 100 years.

  • Published 04/27/2012

Feature

The Arlene Effect

Arlene Schnitzer first took an art class because it fit her schedule. What she learned would shape Portland’s visual arts scene for decades.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/27/2012

Now Read This

The Listeners

A vivid novel explores childhood and death in new ways.

  • By Pauls Toutonghi
  • Published 04/27/2012

Mudroom

PDX Index: The Library

Let's check out the decimal points being made at the library.

  • By Will Lambeth
  • Published 04/27/2012

Mudroom

Five Questions with… Rebecca Gates

Former Spinanes singer Rebecca Gates calls it a comeback.

  • By Robert Ham
  • Published 04/27/2012

Mudroom

Do this Now!

What’s happening this month

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 04/27/2012

Article

Best of the City 2012: Diversions

It's time for a change of hobby and we've got plenty of options, from hipster sports to sewing circles.

  • Published 04/26/2012

Article

Best of the City 2012: Family

Keeping kiddies occupied (and adults awake) is a breeze with proper stimulation for the whole family.

  • Published 04/26/2012

Home & Design

Insider Guides

News & Profiles

Restaurants

Mudroom

Marrow Minded

Portland bartender Jacob Grier invents an outlandish and meaty method of blasting booze down the throat.

  • By Hanna Neuschwander
  • Published 04/27/2012

RECIPES

Spring-Fresh Recipes

With the farmers markets back in full swing, we offer five recipes from local chefs and farmers for making magic out of seasonal bounty.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 04/27/2012

Introducing

Introducing: Double Dragon

Double Dragon adds Vietnamese flair to Portland's bourgeoning sandwich society.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 04/26/2012

Eat Here Now

Robo Taco

Robo Taco's kitschy decor and rock 'n' roll lifestyle belies the amazing flavors found in their $2 tacos.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 04/26/2012

Cover Story

Best of the City 2012

*OUR LATEST BEST-OF EDITION* comes jam-packed with 100 reasons to cheer our fair town. among our raves: crêpes that’ll make your toes curl, a cobbler who picks up and delivers, and the one place that makes karaoke cool again. our readers also

  • By Kasey Cordell, Brian Barker, John Chandler, Zach Dundas, Rachel Ritchie, n/a n/a, Aaron Scott, Benjamin Tepler, Will Lambeth, and Cari Hachman
  • Published 04/26/2012

Article

Best of the City 2012: Food

  • Published 04/25/2012

Pour

Puttin’ on the Spritz

Learn the secrets of Jeffrey Morgenthaler’s bottled, carbonated cocktails.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 04/20/2012

Savor

Gaucho Grilling

Greg Denton’s halibut with mint chimichurri would be a welcome addition to any spring grilling get-together.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 04/20/2012

Style & Shopping

Travel & Outdoors