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Thumbnail for - Interview: Moshe Kasher
Mar 27, 2012
kasher if you can
In preview of his uncomfortably funny memoir, Kasher in the Rye: The True Tale of a White Boy from Oakland Who Became a Drug Addict, Criminal, Mental Patient, and Then Turned 16, stand up...
Thumbnail for - Sex Talks + Q&A with Arianne Cohen
Feb 1, 2012
bedroom sleuthing
Monday, Feb 6 offers a choice between the science of love and gushy radio stories about love that will 100-percent-for-certain make you blubber like a well-cherished babe: As part of OMSI’s...
Thumbnail for - 5 questions for: writer, baker, and pizza pie maker, KEN FORKISH
May 4, 2011
Interview
Week after week, Portland peeps are willing to wait an hour for a pie at Ken’s Artisan Pizza. Day after day, their Ken’s Artisan Bakery baguettes are half eaten before they make it home. It’s...
Thumbnail for - Celebrate the Release of Cartopia
Nov 17, 2010
Food Carts
This Thursday, November 18, from 6 to 10 pm, urban design devotees and “micro-retail” foodies (a.k.a. food cart freaks) should make their way to Southeast’s Art Department for a gala release...
Thumbnail for - Wordstock 2010: David Rakoff & Steve Almond
Oct 12, 2010
Wordstock 2010
While some authors demurely read the words as they appeared in their books, authors David Rakoff and Steve Almond performed. Before each author took the stage, there was a buzz-band atmosphere....
Thumbnail for - Wordstock 2010: Kevin Sampsell vs. Willy Vlautin
Oct 12, 2010
Wordstock 2010
I caught the sets of two Portland authors of recent acclaim at this weekend’s Wordstock 2010. Kevin Sampsell and Willy Vlautin have both been active locally since the early 1990s, their books...
Thumbnail for - Wordstock 2010: Steven Johnson at the Bagdad Theater
Oct 12, 2010
Wordstock 2010
Steven Johnson’s lecture at the Bagdad Theater on Friday evening struck a critical blow to sensationalism and punditry on behalf of everything that is right and rational. Also, there was...
Thumbnail for - Wordstock 2010: Jonathan Lethem
Oct 11, 2010
Wordstock 2010
With slightly mussed hair, glasses, and a dark blazer over a blue Powell’s shirt, Jonathan Lethem almost looked more Portlander than Brooklynite on Saturday afternoon at the center stage....
Thumbnail for - Wordstock 2010: Life Lessons from “Mortified” Performers (and the MAYOR)
Oct 11, 2010
Wordstock 2010
Mortified took center stage at the Bagdad Theater last Thursday night as part of the opening nights festivities of the 2010 Wordstock Festival. The semi-regular event features performers reciting...
Thumbnail for - Wordstock 2010: Philip Margolin
Oct 11, 2010
Wordstock 2010
Philip Margolin has never been a starving artist. Philip Margolin has never suffered years of rejection from publishers and agents. Philip Margolin does not doubt himself. Philip Margolin does...
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