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Mar 16, 2010
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Willy Vlautin's latest tale finds its 15-year-old protagonist searching for a family connection at Portland Meadows.
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May 19, 2009
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The second album by this quintet of artsy ragamuffins, _Heart to Elk_ (Mount Fuji Records) is a thoughtfully arranged collection of autumnal indie-rock studded with Sonic Youth guitar savagery.
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May 19, 2009
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IT MAY SEEM ridiculous to think that a coffee-table book could give you a true sense of the grandeur of the Columbia River Gorge. After all, wouldn’t a short drive provide the opportunity to...
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May 19, 2009
Grey Anne's debut album, Facts n Figurines (Greyday Records), features 11 songs permeated by notions that should resonate with post-collegiate Portlanders: the seesaw between disillusionment and...
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May 19, 2009
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May 19, 2009
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“Most of Chris’s art makes me happy,” writes Sean Kennerly in an introduction to Please Listen I Have Something to Tell You about What Is (Alleged Press), a new book about the art of Chris...
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May 19, 2009
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On his 20th album, Ancestral Swamp (Gnomonsong Records), sixtysomething itinerant folkie (and cartoonist) MICHAEL HURLEY, who makes his home in Astoria, has a few prominent locals backing him up....
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May 19, 2009
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With his first foray into young-adult fiction, Beaverton middle-school teacher David Michael Slater demonstrates genuine flair for the genre, and manages to avoid enough familiar YA fantasy tropes...
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May 19, 2009
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The hurly-burly of election season is upon us, so it’s a smart idea to stock up on ammunition for your next incendiary political debate.
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May 19, 2009
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TRADING IN her trademark samba for more conventional sounds, Pink Martini diva China Forbes steers straight for the middle of the road on ’78, her first solo album in more than a dozen years (Heinz...
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