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Meet Your Makers

The members of our favorite local rock band, Blitzen Trapper. Meet the newest stars of stage, screen, and sculpture.

  • By Bart Blasengame, John Chandler, and Martha Calhoon
  • Published 07/24/2012

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Speech Therapy

Teenage angst and hormonal confessions take center stage at Portland’s latest literary showcase, Mortified.

  • By John Chandler
  • Published 05/19/2009

WELIKEDIT

The Book of Nonsense

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 in *THE BOOK OF NONSENSE*.

  • By Ben Hogan
  • Published 05/19/2009

WE LIKED IT

You Don’t Know Me: A Citizen’s Guide to Republican Family Values

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.

  • By Ben Hogan
  • Published 05/19/2009

Article

Rock of Ages

Take a tour of Portland’s indie-rock landmarks.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 05/19/2009

5 MINUTES WITH …

Neil Diamond

Does the man really need an introduction? Over the course of his 42-year career, Neil Diamond has sold some 120 million records, contributed more than his fair share of hits to the American songbook (“Sweet Caroline” and “Cracklin’ Rosie” among them), and

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Recovery Mission

Jim Lommasson's photographs of returning Iraq war veterans attempting to re-establish a domestic life after combat are on view this month. Get details for the Exit Wounds show on our "*Events Calendar*":http://www.portlandmonthlymag.com/arts-and-entertain

  • By Jim Lommasson
  • Published 08/31/2008

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Mommies Know Best

Nearly 20 years after the seminal children’s book Heather Has Two Mommies was published, sociologists have begun to ask, "Do gay parents have it b...

  • By Stacey Wilson
  • Published 08/19/2008

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