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ENVIRONMENT

Inside the Oregon Nonprofit Preserving the World's Best Apples

The Temperate Orchard Conservancy is fighting real estate woes—and the clock—to save 4,000 varieties of the Northwest's major crop.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 07/20/2015
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DISPATCH

Leveraging the Success of 'Leverage' for Future Portland-Based TV Hits

The crew behind the TNT hit reunites to tell new tales of the weird with 'The Librarians.' Debuts Dec 7

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 12/01/2014
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SOARING TECH

Drones are Set to Conquer Oregon's Skies. Are You Ready?

Oregon’s drone dreamers envision an innovative, lucrative “Silicon Sky.” First, they must overcome the feds, privacy proponents, and public fear.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 12/01/2014
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CULTUREPHILE

Transforming Portland's Art-World Boundaries

How Philly transplant Amy Adams blurs lines with her east-side gallery.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 11/03/2014
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LONG STORY SHORT

The Road to Legal Gay Marriage in Oregon

Meet the unlikely team that changed the course of Oregon law (and love).

  • By Matty Newton and Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 07/01/2014
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CULTUREPHILE

Local Author's Robot Apocalypse Takes Over the World

Author Daniel H. Wilson has won legions of fans with his provocative tales of robot uprisings.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 05/29/2014
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FEATURE

Reasons to Love Portland

From poetry to poutine, from high tech to high fashion, we celebrate what makes our city the best anywhere.

  • By Laini Taylor, Justin Hocking, Brian Doyle, Rene Denfeld, Greg Young, Lexy Folkes, Peter Holmstrom, Maya Seaman, Molly Woodstock, Marty Patail, Kelly Clarke, Jonathan Frochtzwajg, Carl Abbott, Allison Jones, Benjamin Tepler, Aaron Scott, Rachel Ritchie, Zach Dundas, and Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/25/2014
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THE SEASON IN ARTS AND CULTURE

PoMo's Guide to Spring's World-Class Arts Events

Once, Portlanders had to travel to New York or LA for top-shelf dance, music, visual arts, and theater. As this season’s lineup reveals, now we’re the destination.

  • By Nathan Tucker, Jonathan Frochtzwajg, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 02/27/2014
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POETRY

Portland's Latest Prize-Winning Poet Remembers William Stafford

National Book Award winner Mary Szybist reflects on Oregon's verse icon.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 02/03/2014
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SPOTLIGHT

Race to the Stage

Portland theaters and the August Wilson Red Door Project turns the spotlight on race and the legendary African American playwright.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 01/21/2014
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THEATER

Q&A: "The Monster-Builder" Playwright Amy Freed

The Pulitzer-finalist talks about why she's debuting her new play at ART and how the comedy is a protest against bad architecture. Jan 28–Mar 2

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 01/20/2014
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FASHION

House of Tayo's Afro-Dandyism

How Stumptown savvy helped launch a Rwandan fashion brand

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 01/02/2014
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CULTUREPHILE

Wreck the Halls

Hark! This holiday season, four local theater companies are taking risks to cut through the seasonal show treacle.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 11/21/2013
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WINTER EVENTS

The PoMo Guide to Portland's Holiday Shows

From new holiday plays and the Tony Starlight Christmas Show to Handel’s Messiah and the Christmas Ship Parade, Portland's putting on plenty of festivities this season.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg and Aaron Scott
  • Published 11/14/2013
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CULTUREPHILE

How Carli Davidson is Reinventing Pet Photography

A local photographer goes from blogs to book deal with her photos of dogs midshimmy.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 11/01/2013
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ART

Disjecta Announces 2014 Biennial Artists

The contemporary-art center reveals its wide-ranging selections for the major exhibition—the first biennial curated by a non-local.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 10/30/2013
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THEATER

Review: CoHo's "The Outgoing Tide"

Sharply drawn characters and CoHo's economical staging rescue "Outgoing Tide" from its own plot.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 10/21/2013
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FEATURE

Light A Fire 2013

Our ninth annual celebration honoring the individuals and organizations who make Portland more prosperous, beautiful, healthful, and sustainable—in a word, better.

  • By Kelly Clarke, Jonathan Frochtzwajg, Benjamin Tepler, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 10/11/2013
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THEATER

Review: Portland Playhouse's 'Detroit'

Portland Playhouse's production of Lisa D'Amour's recessionary tale is a well-acted and impressively designed show. Thru Nov 3

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 10/08/2013
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BOOKS

Q&A: A.M. Homes

The acclaimed, notoriously dark writer, appearing at Wordstock Saturday, talks about gender inequality in literature, what dick pics say about our sense of self, and why 9/11 made her writing more optimistic.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 10/02/2013
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