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The Destroyer

An interview with best-selling science fiction author S.M. Stirling, who has envisioned a post-apocalyptic Oregon in his Emberverse series. _Tears of the Sun_ will be published in September 2011.

  • By Martin Patail
  • Published 01/19/2011


Manila Mata Hari

Portland woman Claire Phillips served as a WWII spy in Manila, earning her the Presidential Medal of Freedom and inspiring a Hollywood film. Upon returning to Portland her rise to fame quickly came and went, leaving her incredible and long-forgotten story

  • By Brian Libby
  • Published 01/14/2011


Off hours

Some of the more intriguing February events like the Cascade Festival of African Films, Professional Bull Riding, the Worst Day of the Year Ride, and a lecture by physicist Brian Greene.

  • Published 01/14/2011


Word On The Street

This month's word: portlandic adj.

  • Published 01/14/2011

Mud Room

30 Seconds With… Dave Frishberg

Dave Frishberg answers _Portland Monthly's_ questions in preparation for his February 20 performance at the Portland Jazz Festival.

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 01/14/2011

Mud Room

The Perfect Party

_Portland Monthly_ picks the guests they'd most like to spend some QT with this February.

  • Published 01/14/2011

Mud Room

State of Wonder

Get the low-down on why and how Oregon has been deemed the nation's most "bicurious" state.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 01/14/2011


Little Big Nurse

Portland actress Gretchen Corbet prepares for her role as the infamous Nurse Ratched in Portland Center Stage's upcoming production of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.

  • By Barry Johnson
  • Published 01/14/2011

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