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DISPATCH

Let Us Now Praise Famous Dead Readers

The Personal Libraries Library (Portland’s most unusual literary collection) re-creates bygone bookshelves.

  • By Marco España
  • Published 03/03/2014
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SLIDE SHOW

A Portland Artist's Mindboggling Buckminster Fuller Book

Cole Gerst's Kickstarter-funded tome celebrates the inventor's radical vision of home, design, and society.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 03/03/2014
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Slideshow

Portland Artist Cole Gerst's Amazing Buckminster Fuller Book

The Kickstarter-funded 'Poet of Geometry' explores the great inventor's radical, mind-blowing work.

  • Published 02/28/2014
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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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BOOKS & TALKS

Binge on Books at These March Literary Events

This month is a windfall of book and storytelling events, including the Oregon Books Awards, Smallpressapalooza, and Everybody Reads with Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.

  • By Kristin Leigh
  • Published 02/26/2014
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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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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 30–Feb 2

Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis release Wildwood's finale, Dweezil Zappa plays dad's old songs, and Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre takes on an even older Norse legend.

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 01/30/2014
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BOOK & TALKS

February's Lit and Storytelling Events

There’s a lot of book love to go around this month, from lit-power couple Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis to international author Isabel Allende to the bday bash for William Stafford.

  • By Kristin Leigh and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 01/29/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 16-19

Benedict Cumberbatch plays Frankenstein, Itzhak Perlman rocks the fiddle, FOCM turns 75, and a slew of new plays open at PCS, Profile, Vertigo, and Coho. How can we possibly do it all?!

  • By Erik Maurer and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 01/15/2014
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BOOK EVENTS

January's Top Book and Storytelling Events

Resolve to discover new writers in 2014 with January's literary events.

  • By Kristin Leigh
  • Published 01/08/2014
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BOOKS & TALKS

2014 Oregon Book Awards Finalists Announced

Ursula K. Le Guin, Mary Szybist, Graham Salisbury, Joe Sacco, and Craig Thompson round out this year's contenders. Winners announced March 17.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 01/06/2014
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BOOKS AND TALKS

Q&A: National Book Award–Winning Poet Mary Szybist

The Lewis and Clark professor talks about what it was like to win the biggest poetry award in the US, running into Carrie Brownstein, and why she never considered the book a feminist response to the biblical annunciation until now.

  • By Kristin Leigh
  • Published 12/17/2013
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FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

Nom Nom Paleo Comes to PDX

Paleo blog royalty Michelle Tam and Henry Fong bring their Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans book tour to Portland.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 12/10/2013
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Article

December Literary Lineup

Enliven your holiday season with these December spoken word events!

  • By Kristin Leigh
  • Published 12/03/2013
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NIGHTSTAND

Sasquatch Books' New Kiddie Imprint Showcases Northwest Art & Design

Seattle's Sasquatch Books kicks off its new children's imprint with a Portland-centric ABC and other titles.

  • By Kristin Leigh
  • Published 12/03/2013
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ROUNDUP

Cooklandia

From books revealing the secret recipes of Portland's top chefs to essential DIY guides from local cooks, editors from New York to San Francisco are working the 503 area code.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 12/02/2013
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NOD TO NOSTALGIA

10 Unforgettable Moments from 2013

We look back on a year of Portland theater, books, music, and comedy—plus a naked bike ride to remember.

  • Published 12/02/2013
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BOOKS AND TALKS

Q&A: Gonzo Reporter Chas Smith

The bad-boy, globe-trotting Oregon-native takes on the sordid, drug-addled surf industry in "Welcome to Paradise, Now Go to Hell." He reads at Powell's on Nov. 25

  • By Ally Bordas
  • Published 11/20/2013
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Nov 14-17

Green Day takes theater to the suburbs, Margaret Cho slaps you around, and Nine Inch Nails does, well, whatever NIN wants to do. Plus, photos of puppies mid-shake!

  • By Nathan Tucker and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 11/13/2013
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BOOKS & TALKS

A Windfall of Winter Readings

With the sun on its winter-long hiatus and November chock full of literary happenings, what better time to thrown on your peacoat and head out through the night to one of these storytelling events?

  • By Kristin Leigh
  • Published 11/12/2013
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