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Thumbnail for - Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 16-19
Jan 15, 2014
WEEKEND PICKS
Benedict Cumberbatch plays Frankenstein, Itzhak Perlman rocks the fiddle, FOCM turns 75, and a slew of new plays open at PCS, Profile, Vertigo, and Coho. How can we possibly do it all?!
Thumbnail for - Northwest Flower and Garden Show 2013
Feb 18, 2013
PLANTWISE: EVENTS
Get the scoop on the second-largest flower show in the US, taking place Wed through Sunday in Seattle!
Thumbnail for - Talks by Two Photographers Who Document the Otherworldly on Earth
Mar 22, 2012
to boldly go...
If Portland’s endless drizzle has you feeling claustrophobic, there’re two opportunities this week to be transported to entirely different, beautifully alien landscapes—one flush with majestic...
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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