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Thumbnail for - Lois Leveen on Rewriting ‘Romeo and Juliet’ in 'Juliet's Nurse'
Oct 23, 2014
BOOKS & TALKS
The author retells the iconic love story from the viewpoint of Juliet’s nurse, which involved researching the sex lives of 14th century women and why people were so into fighting. She speaks at...
Thumbnail for - Carrie Brownstein on Lena Dunham, 'Girls,' and 'Portlandia'
Oct 13, 2014
BOOKS & TALKS
Riot grrrls meets 'Girls" on Oct 19 as the 'Portlandia' star and former Sleater-Kinney guitarist talks with the star of HBO’s 'Girls' about her new book.
Thumbnail for - Literary Arts to Host a New OPB Show and Wordstock
Oct 10, 2014
BOOKS & TALKS
The local nonprofit will broadcast its audio archives on OPB and take over the city’s annual literary festival.
Thumbnail for - Taxidermy Like You've Never Seen It Before
Oct 9, 2014
BOOKS & TALKS
Artist Robert Marbury shares picks from his guide to rogue taxidermy art, which includes PDX artist Peter Gronquist. Oct 13.
Thumbnail for - Your "Locals Only" Fall Reading List
Sep 25, 2014
BOOKS & TALKS
Four new releases from Portland authors explore fundamentalism, Hollywood, and a retelling of Romeo and Juliet.
Thumbnail for - Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 7–10
Aug 7, 2014
EDITOR'S PICKS
Providence Bridge Pedal combines Portland's bikes and bridges, First Thursday hits the streets with art, and the Bite of Oregon reminds you that Portland is one of the best places to be hungry (as...
Thumbnail for - Two Debut Portland Authors Win Raves from the New York Times and NPR
Aug 5, 2014
BOOKS & TALKS
David Shafer’s 'Whiskey Tango Foxtrot' and Chris Leslie-Hynan’s 'Ride Around Shining' just might be the reads of the summer. Both authors read at Powell’s this week.
Thumbnail for - Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 10–13
Jul 10, 2014
EDITOR'S PICKS
Wes's World takes us on a trek through cinema history, hundreds gather to watch the World Cup finals, and 'The Book of Mormon' takes a stab at everything sacred.
Thumbnail for - 6 Things We Learned from Christine McKinley's Physics for Rock Stars
Jun 12, 2014
BOOKS AND TALKS
McKinley teaches us how to make the laws of the universe work in our favor in her new book—or, at least explains a thing or two our high school teachers failed to. Book Release Party June 15
Thumbnail for - June's Killer Literary Events
Jun 4, 2014
BOOKS & TALKS
LitHop and Poetry Press Week, PDX's best new lit happenings, kick off a crazy month that also includes Tom Robbins, Blumesday, and some local debuts.
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