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Doomsdayer’s Holiday

Grails’s *DOOMSDAYER'S HOLIDAY* (“Temporary Residence Music”) trades in the festive regalia of lilting hill music for the pitch-black depths of acid-doom metal.

  • By Lucas Bradley-Kelly
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Long Way Home

Oft-displaced artistic powerhouse Disjecta settles into more permanent digs on the edge of working-class Kenton.

  • By Martha Calhoon
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Sarah Vowell

In _The Wordy Shipmates_ (Penguin Books), Vowell revisits the 17th-century Puritans of the Massachusetts Bay Company, finding them to be a singular and idiosyncratic bunch.

  • By John Chandler
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Hearts & Daggers

*HEARTS & DAGGERS* (“File Under Music”), Alicia J. Rose (aka accordionist Miss Murgatroid) and violinist/singer Petra Haden create what seems like a whimsical soundtrack to a very moody Ren Faire

  • By Lucas Bradley-Kelly
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Snurf’s Up

A sports revivalist brings snowtrashing to Mount Hood.

  • By Elizabeth Armstrong Moore
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Book Binders

A clerk at Powell's finds multiple loves (and other difficulties) in between the pages.

  • By Aaron Gilbreath
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Win a Getaway

The online scavenger hunt ends this Friday. Participate and you could win one of many great prizes including the *Ultimate Landrover Weekend Getaway* to Sisters, Oregon. Who couldn't use a freebie vacation these days?
*Play the "SCAVENGER HUNT":

  • Published 05/19/2009

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Rebound Relationship

Jilted Sonics fans may well turn their adoration to the Blazers this season. Help them make the transition.

  • By Benjamin Golliver
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Comics 101

This month Portland State University and Dark Horse Comics open the country’s first comic book archive.

  • By Kristen Hall-Geisler
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Mean Girls Like Me

When a friend told me that Portland’s Roller Derby league, a group of eight teams called the Rose City Rollers, would be holding tryouts for its upcoming season, I saw a chance to prove I’m as tough as I tout myself to be and signed up.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 05/19/2009

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