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Thumbnail for - Insider Secrets on <i>The Princess Bride</i> As Told to Us By Westley Himself
Nov 25, 2014
BOOKS & TALKS
Iconic actor Cary Elwes tells us insider secrets about what it was like making one of the most beloved films of all time. Hear from Elwes yourself at his upcoming Dec. 4 reading from his new book,...
Thumbnail for - Ursula K. Le Guin Burns Down the National Book Awards
Nov 20, 2014
BOOKS & TALKS
The local literary supernova brought the book world to its feet with an acceptance speech that censured Amazon and sparked an international frenzy.
Thumbnail for - Cheryl Strayed Talks About Filming 'Wild' with Reese Witherspoon (And Meeting Channing Tatum)
Nov 18, 2014
FILM
We ask the best-selling author about watching Reese Witherspoon act out her life, getting the fateful call from Oprah, and what's next. The film opens Dec 12.
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.
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