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Thumbnail for - The History of Portland's Lan Su Chinese Garden
Feb 24, 2013
PLANTWISE: EVENTS
Landscape architect Ben Ngan presents a visual and historical account of the design and creation of Portland's Lan Su Classical Chinese Garden
Thumbnail for - Sulu at PSU
Feb 19, 2011
celebrity
This weekend, it looks like local Trekkies, as well as civil rights advocates, have something to beam about: a visit from the one and only George Takei. Thought we’d pass this item along from the...
Thumbnail for - An evening with Portland Arts & Lectures
Jan 28, 2011
Culturephile can’t be everywhere, but we hope, with our ever-growing spy network, we can cover the spread. Pauls Toutonghi, author of Red Weather, happened to catch last week’s Arts &...
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...
Thumbnail for - Wordstock 2010: The Book Fair
Oct 11, 2010
Wordstock 2010
This weekend, the enormous the Oregon Convention Center hosted the literary set at the Wordstock 2010 book fair. Wordstock played out over three rock-star sized stages for readings, a Powell’s...
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