BREAKING FOOD NEWS

Alma Chocolate Opening Second Shop

Portland’s premiere house of bonbons will expand to the Weatherly Creamery Building in June.

04/21/2015 By Karen Brooks

BALLET

Men in Tutus, Energy, and Experimentation in Oregon Ballet's IMPACT

Tutus and traditions are given new treatments in Oregon Ballet’s high energy 25th anniversary show IMPACT.

04/20/2015 By Rene Bermudez

GOOD EATS

Cookin’ Up A Storm: Making Vegan Carrot Cake with Marine Conservationists

Celebrate the release of Sea Shepherd’s new cookbook with sweet recipes and seaworthy stories from anti-poaching campaigns.

04/20/2015 By Molly Woodstock

RETAIL DESIGN

How to Craft a Vinyl Lovers' Paradise in a City That Reveres Real Records

Beacon Sound fosters an atmosphere that's all about music and creativity.

04/17/2015 By Cervante Pope

OPENING WATCH

5 Reasons to Look Forward to Portland's Newest Sundae Shop

The Maple Parlor promises self-serve sundaes suitable for lifestyles from vegan to Paleo.

04/17/2015 By Molly Woodstock

SOCCER

Match Preview: Timbers @ New York City FC

The Timbers could use a break.

04/17/2015 By Mike Schwartz

WIDE WORLD

Hot Travel Links: The Coolest Camper Ever, Airbus's Sadistic Plan, and a Fried Chicken Roadtrip

A grab bag of this week's best international travel stories

04/16/2015 By Marty Patail

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Anthony Bourdain is Portland-Bound!

Plus Cheryl Strayed, Arts Tax winners, Portland Center Stage, and Boom Arts

04/16/2015 By Fiona McCann

Editor's Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Apr 16–19

It's Obama! (Ok, Tommy Davidson.) And! Nacho Duato, David Hockney, Prokofiev, and some very naughty puppets.

04/16/2015 By Ramona DeNies

MUSIC

Missed Connections: How Yasiin Bey and Bad Brains Got Their Happily Ever After

Together at last! Yasiin Bey and Bad Brains will be on stage together in Portland on Friday as part of the Soul'd Out music festival. We found five missed connections that finally led to this happy ending.

04/16/2015 By Cervante Pope

VOX POPULI

What's Your Wildest Summer Memory?

Have you ever had to spoon your dog for warmth on a backpacking trip? Tell us and enter to win a $50 gift card to Imperial!

04/15/2015 By Marty Patail

NORTHWEST TRAVEL

The Hotel from Twin Peaks Is Offering a Package for Superfans

Salish Lodge & Spa channels its television doppelgänger, the Great Northern Hotel, with overnight packages, maps of filming locations, and Twin Peaks souvenirs.

04/15/2015 By Margaret Seiler

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

Gregory Gourdet’s Compass Dinner Series is Back

The Top Chef star sets course for a summer of intimate, globetrotting meals.

04/15/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

VISUAL ART

Inexplicable Art: A Rick Bartow Retrospective

A major retrospective from one of the most important Native American artists in the country opens in Eugene this week, promising to engage and provoke with over 100 works.

04/15/2015 By Rene Bermudez

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

Coquine Eyes June Opening; Last Pop-Up April 17

Six courses of personal food and experimental craft ales offer a taste of things to come this summer on SE Belmont.

04/14/2015 By Karen Brooks

THEATER

Cyrano on Stage: What Nose Around Comes Around

Oregon-born playwright Aaron Posner brings his adaptation of Cyrano to Portland, with poetry, passion and panache.

04/14/2015 By Mary Stutzman

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Barbecue Deluxe at Smokehouse Tavern

The Westside BBQ joint heads to the Southeast with brunch, booze, and late-night ribs.

04/14/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

BOOKS

Poetry and a Proposal at the 28th Oregon Book Awards

Readers, writers, lovers, fighters—there was something for everyone at the 28th Oregon Book Awards.

04/14/2015 By Fiona McCann

HAPPENINGS

April Showers Down Design Events

Things to do before we head into May include The English Department's big annual fashion show, trunk shows and special pop up shops.

04/14/2015 By Eden Dawn

MUSICAL THEATER

Watch the Birth of Rock-N-Roll on a Portland Stage Near You

A new Portland-penned musical centers on the woman credited with inventing rock 'n' roll. Ahead of the production, rock critic and music writer Greil Marcus is in town to talk about why we should pay attention to Deborah Chessler.

04/13/2015 By Fiona McCann