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BOOKS

Wordstock: A Reader's Digest

Portland's annual literary festival takes over the Oregon Convention Center Oct 3–6. Peruse our abridged schedule for the fest's best-bet writers and talks.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 10/01/2013
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SPOTLIGHT

Mapping Elliott Smith's Portland

With sweetly melancholic songs about everything from the Rose Parade to the sidewalks of Alameda, Elliott Smith remains perhaps the closest thing Portland has to a bard.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 10/01/2013
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THEATER

Review: PCS's "Fiddler on the Roof"

Portland Center Stage does justice to the multi-Tony-winning musical with its tasteful new production.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 09/23/2013
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BOOKS

Q&A: Karen Karbo on Julia Child

The Portland writer dishes on her new book about the French-cooking queen. She reads a Powell's on Oct 1.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 09/23/2013
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THEATER

Review: Artists Rep's "The Big Meal"

Dámaso Rodriguez's first show as ART's artistic director, a saga of five generations in one archetypal American family, bites off more than it can chew.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 09/19/2013
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MUSIC

Wrapping Up MusicfestNW

Our team of showgoers recaps the six-day, 150-plus-act, 16-venue sonic extravaganza. Plus, the best fest photos.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg, Marco España, and Nathan Tucker
  • Published 09/17/2013
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Q&A: The Blow

The New York-via-Portland art-pop duo, playing TBA Sunday and Monday, talks about pop music, their new album, and Lady Gaga.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 09/11/2013
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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
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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
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MUSIC

10 Under-the-Radar MusicfestNW Acts You Must See

Skip the big names for these amazing underground artists. (Plus, win tickets to a dance party!)

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 08/29/2013
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THEATER

Q&A: John O'Hurley (a.k.a. Seinfeld's J. Peterman)

The multitalented actor stars in the touring production of Chicago, in Portland Sep 3–8.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 08/27/2013
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SPECIAL EVENTS

8 Reasons to Brave the State Fair

The Oregon State Fair takes place in Salem Friday through September 2. We give you eight ridiculous reasons to go despite the drawbacks.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 08/21/2013
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REVIEW

Album Review: Blouse's 'Imperium'

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

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 08/16/2013
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TICKET GIVEAWAY

Win Tix to Chris Isaak at the Zoo

We're running a "wicked game" to give away two passes to the singer and guitarist's August 25 zoo show.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 08/13/2013
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THEATER

Review: Trek in the Park's "The Trouble with Tribbles"

Atomic Arts completes its five-year "mission" with a live recreation of one of Star Trek's best/worst episodes.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 08/05/2013
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MUSIC

Remembering Elliott Smith

Collaborators and friends of Elliott Smith share their favorite memories and songs before a star-studded memorial show.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 08/01/2013
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COMEDY

Exit Interview: Portland As F***'s Ian Karmel

We talk with the city's best-known comic about his imminent move to L.A., the prospects for local comedy, and the 3 Portland-As-F*** things he'll miss most.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 08/01/2013
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CULTUREPHILE

Mitchell S. Jackson's 'The Residue Years'

The local writer's debut novel is a requiem for 1990s Northeast Portland, drugs and all.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 08/01/2013
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ARTS NEWS

Breaking: New Gallery to Open in Pearl

Theo Downes–Le Guin (the son of Ursula K. Le Guin) will open Upfor in September, focusing on digital and new media.

  • By Aaron Scott and Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 07/25/2013
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THEATER

Preview: JAW Playwrights Festival

The director of Portland Center Stage's annual play-development fest explains why we should be chomping at the bit to see this year's selections.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 07/24/2013
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