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Books & Talks

iO Tillett Wright Finds His Music in Darling Days

We caught up with the New York artist and activist, who's en route to Powell’s this week, to talk about his new memoir.

  • By Lisa Dunn
  • Published 09/26/2016

Books & Talks

Susan Faludi on Her Trans Father, Identity, and Hillary vs. Trump

We caught up with the feminist writer and onetime Portland resident ahead of her upcoming Powell’s reading.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 09/22/2016

Storytelling

Liars’ League Takes Portland by Storm

With some local and international support, Stumptown’s latest storytelling event—with a twist—is already standing room only.

  • By Jason Buehrer
  • Published 09/21/2016

Books

A Naturalist's Six Tips for Soaking Up Autumn on the Oregon Coast

Robert Steelquist wrote a fact-packed guide to exploring the Northwest's shores. We asked him for a little cold-weather knowledge. (Hint: hug the estuaries.)

  • By Regina Winkle-Bryan
  • Published 09/20/2016

The Essentials

Blind Pilot + Weird Portland Stories: October’s Pop Culture Hot List

The book, gallery show, and concerts you can’t miss this month

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 09/13/2016

DIY Culture

Portland’s Indie Print Mecca Must Move—Again. Can the IPRC Survive?

Faced with quadruple rent, the beloved DIY institution is on the quest for a new home.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 09/13/2016

Books

Who's Coming to Wordstock? Literary Arts Reveals the 2016 Lineup

Plus six new venues for Portland’s annual book festival.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 09/08/2016

The Long Play

PODCAST: Five Local Writers on Place, Poetry, and Old Portland

Fiction writers Margaret Malone and David Shafer are joined by poets Samiya Bashir, Anis Mojgani, and Elyse Fenton to read their work and talk about Portland as inspiration.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 09/01/2016

Comics

Oregon’s Been a Comics Capital for Longer Than You Think (Like, Waaaay Longer)

Oregon Historical Society’s new exhibit Comic City, USA showcases our state's talent in the ninth art. This timeline proves Oregonians have been cranking out some of the best for more than 100 years.

  • By Lisa Dunn
  • Published 08/11/2016

GOOD EATS

Cook Like an Olympic Marathoner with Run Fast Eat Slow

Two Oregonians—four-time Olympian Shalane Flanagan and chef Elyse Kopecky—share nourishing recipes for athletes and families.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 08/08/2016

GET OUT

Hike, Bike, and Paddle across the Region with Best Outdoor Adventures Near Portland, Oregon

Local author Adam Sawyer teams up with Falcon Guide to explore the great outdoors.

  • By Kailla Coomes
  • Published 08/04/2016

BOOKS

Jessi Klein Explains Why You Might Not Grow Out of It

The stand-up comedian and head writer of Inside Amy Schumer talks about writing sketch comedy, feminism, and aging out of the Hollywood system.

  • By Lisa Dunn
  • Published 07/21/2016

Let's Talk Selfies

Salad and AstroTurf: an Indoor Picnic about Selfie Culture

Is there more to selfies than vanity? Portland artist Leslie Vigeant opens it up to debate.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson
  • Published 07/14/2016

THE ESSENTIALS

Joseph to Buster Keaton’s Oregon-Shot Silent Film: August’s Pop Culture Hot List

The festival, album, book, and film you can’t miss this month

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 07/12/2016

SUMMER READS

Summer Reading 2016: Brand-New Short Stories and Poems from Top Portland Writers

We’ve got fresh fiction from Margaret Malone, David Shafer, and Diana Abu-Jaber, plus poems by Anis Mojgani, Elyse Fenton, and Samiya Bashir. Dive in.

  • By Diana Abu-Jaber, Samiya Bashir, Elyse Fenton, Anis Mojgani, David Shafer, Margaret Malone, and Fiona McCann
  • Published 07/12/2016

SUMMER READING 2016

3 New Poems by Top Portland Poets

Fresh verse from Anis Mojgani, Elyse Fenton, and Samiya Bashir.

  • By Samiya Bashir, Elyse Fenton, and Anis Mojgani
  • Published 07/12/2016

SUMMER READING 2016

Night Air: A Short Story by David Shafer

“And I liked the Oregon license plate. Seriously. That tree. It reminded me of an air freshener, like Oregon was being clever.”

  • By David Shafer
  • Published 07/12/2016

SUMMER READING 2016

The Buried Forest: A Short Story by Margaret Malone

“The only other person on the beach gets closer. Hey, I know her. It’s that weird chick from the bakery who used to do that creepy thing with her eyebrows.”

  • By Margaret Malone
  • Published 07/12/2016

SUMMER READING 2016

Blackberries: A Short Story by Diana Abu-Jaber

“Their whole honeymoon had been like that. Brilliant sunlight, Mount Hood in the distance, crisp as a paper cutout.”

  • By Diana Abu-Jaber
  • Published 07/12/2016

BOOKS

This Book about a Corporate Flight Attendant Will Make You Even More Resentful about Flying Economy

We caught up with Ann Menke to hear about her new book, her career as a flight attendant to billionaires, and that time when Jerry Seinfeld dropped trou on her flight.

  • By Marisa Russell
  • Published 07/12/2016
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