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ARTS & CULTURE

Fall Arts Preview: The New Class

Introducing the city's new wave of acclaimed arts leaders, along with our picks for the season's best shows.

  • By Randy Gragg, Aaron Scott, Jonathan Frochtzwajg, and Claire Gordon
  • Published 09/03/2013

CULTURE

Newberg's Drive-In Keeps Americana Alive

How the historic 99W Drive-In keeps an all-American dream flickering for the next generation of movie lovers.

  • By Katie Gourley
  • Published 09/03/2013

EVENTS

Do This Now: September

Our picks for your calendar this month, from Mount Angel’s Oktoberfest to the Rose City Comic Con.

  • By Katie Gourley
  • Published 09/03/2013

REVIEW

Book Review: Douglas Lain's 'Billy Moon'

An enchanting magical-realist tale winding through Paris in the radical '60s and Winnie-the-Pooh's Hundred Acre Wood.

  • By Katie Gourley
  • Published 09/03/2013

CULTURE

How the XOXO Festival Charms Cutting-Edge Thinkers

Portland's homegrown ideas fest creates an arts and technology think-tank for the hacker generation.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 09/03/2013

CULTURE

PDX Band Name Generator

As MusicFestNW invades the city's stages this month, we offer (free for the taking) names for the next generation of Portland bands.

  • Published 09/03/2013

ARTS & CULTURE

Fall Arts Calendar 2013

Our picks for the best of Portland music, theatre, arts, and talks in September, October, and November.

  • Published 09/03/2013

FALL ARTS PROFILE

Visionary Photographer Robert Adams Turns His Lens on Oregon

A new exhibition explores how the legendary landscape photographer portrays a changing west—and his own convictions.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 09/03/2013

REVIEW

Album Review: Blouse's 'Imperium'

The Portland group's second record reveals rock-and-roll refinement.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 08/16/2013

Home & Design

Insider Guides

News & Profiles

INTERVIEW

Q&A: Lincoln High School's Peyton Chapman

The veteran principal on youth culture, smartphones, and her own teenage misadventure

  • By Michael Zusman
  • Published 09/03/2013

PDX INDEX

PDX Index: School Lunches

A by-the-numbers guide to what Portland Public School students are eating.

  • By Emily Gravlin
  • Published 09/03/2013

PORTLAND GLOSSARY

Word on the Street: Line-dancing

What Portlanders are saying—or should be.

  • Published 09/03/2013

SPORTS

Portland's Disc Golf Paradise

Why an Oregon city sailed to the top of the alt-sport's world, and how you can get in on the fun

  • By Emily Gravlin
  • Published 09/03/2013

NEWS

Why Portland's Central Library Matters More than Ever

Multnomah County's downtown landmark celebrates its centennial this month—and sets course for the future.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 09/03/2013

NEWS

The Perfect Party September 2013

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from Paul Ryan to Travis Knight.

  • Published 09/03/2013

CULTURE

Portland's Urban Homestead Laws

Harvest season got you hankering to start your own super-Portlandy backyard farm? Master the local rules of citified animal husbandry.

  • By Alisha Gorder
  • Published 09/03/2013

PORTLAND BUSINESS

Pendleton's Main Man Mark Korros

A new CEO helps the Pacific Northwest's woolen empire balance future-thinking fashion and loyalty to the past.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 09/03/2013

CULTURE

Portland's Globetrotting Blacksmith

Arnon Kartmazov's epic life story is reflected in his custom kitchen knives and metal sculptures.

  • By Peter Beland
  • Published 09/03/2013

NEWS

North Williams's Growth Spurt

Fresh development (and a just-opened New Seasons Market) remake the North Portland corridor.

  • By Marco España
  • Published 09/03/2013

Restaurants

CULINARY ROAD TRIPS

Wenatchee, Washington's Fresh Flavors

The thriving river region is the backbone of Washington's fruit industry, boasting 150 farms and orchards, 45 wineries, and a new public market.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 09/03/2013

RESTAURANT REVIEW

Courtney Sproule, Party Girl

At Din Din, the food is French, the music rocks, and fun is the most important ingredient in the house.

  • By Stuart Mullenberg and Karen Brooks
  • Published 09/03/2013

INTRODUCING

Alberta Street Pub's Upscale Grub

A Portland bar is reborn with updated East Coast classics, from meatball heros to craft beer-battered fish and chips.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 09/03/2013

CULINARY ROAD TRIPS

Celebrate the 2013 Wine Harvest

Looking to dip into wine country without a four-hour drive? Start with the harvest parties.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 09/03/2013

CULINARY ROAD TRIPS

Southern Oregon's Wild Wine Country

The sun-dappled Applegate Valley offers top-notch restaurants, food-centric shopping, farmers markets, and 18 wineries within 20 miles.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 09/03/2013

CULINARY ROAD TRIPS

The Columbia River Nostalgia Tour

The Historic Columbia River Highway offers epic views, serene waterfalls, and plenty of throw-back pit stops to satisfy your hunger for kitsch.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 09/03/2013

POUR

Fifty Licks' Frozen Whiskey Lemonade

Ice cream entrepreneur Chad Draizin shares his recipe for a summer-stretching spiked sorbet.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 09/03/2013

CULINARY ROAD TRIPS

Oregon's Best Farm Stays

Turn your next weekend getaway into a pastoral working vacation at Leaping Lamb Farm, Willow-Witt Ranch, Sakura Ridge, or Deer Haven Farms.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 09/03/2013

EAT THIS NOW

Five to Try at Sen Yai

Highlights from Andy Ricker's new Thai noodle house, from donuts dipped in coconut custard to crave-worthy pad Thai.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 09/03/2013

CULINARY ROAD TRIPS

The Herbfarm: The Ultimate Splurge

For an unparalleled survey of the regional bounty, head north to Woodinville's temple of microseasonal dining.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 09/03/2013

CULINARY ROAD TRIPS

Oregon Coast Seafood Circuit

From fish and chips to fine dining powered by shoreline foraging, we reveal the best seaside spots to satisfy your coastal cravings.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 09/03/2013

CULINARY ROAD TRIPS

The Next Best Farm Feasts

Bad news: this season’s best farm dinners sold out long ago. Good news: there’s always next year. Mark your calendars now—all tickets go on sale March 20!

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 09/03/2013

CULINARY ROAD TRIPS: APPENDIX

Road Food

Blew your road trip budget on gas? Pull off to the shoulder and forage a feast.
We show you how.

  • Published 09/03/2013

SAVOR

Inside Le Pigeon's High-Flying Cookbook

Gabriel Rucker's new tome reveals stories and recipes from his James Beard Award-winning East Burnside kitchen.

  • By Karen Brooks and Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 08/16/2013

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