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Music Review: Let’s Make Love Come True by Monarques

Monarques’ unabashed doo-wop pop is the soundtrack of summer.

06/22/2012 By John Chandler


Riffing on the Bard

Bag & Baggage gives Shakespeare’s bloody Titus Andronicus a transfusion of Kabuki in Hillsboro.

06/22/2012 By AP Kryza

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Book Review: Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt

Comics journalist Joe Sacco and war correspondant Chris Hedges turn their attention to the poorest cities in our own country.

05/24/2012 By Douglas Wolk


Retracing K2's Deadliest Day

Journalist Peter Zuckerman tells the story of K2’s deadliest day from the point of view of the sherpas.

05/23/2012 By Aaron Scott


Lost in Space

Jon Raymond navigates wrong turns and dead ends in _Rain Dragon_.

04/27/2012 By Shane Danaher

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The Listeners

A vivid novel explores childhood and death in new ways.

04/27/2012 By Pauls Toutonghi

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Music Review: A Monument by Tu Fawning

Tu Fawning returns with a darkly seductive wintry pop album that our reviewer calls a "a decadent carnival ride."

04/27/2012 By Aaron Scott

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Music Review: A Wasteland Companion by M. Ward

Part-time Portlander M. Ward makes his way through the wilderness in "A Wasteland Companion".

03/23/2012 By John Chandler

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Glamour in Glass

Magic meets Jane Austen in a new novel by award-winning fantasy author Mary Robinette Kowal—reviewed by award-winning fantasy author Jay Lake!

03/23/2012 By Jay Lake


Bump & Rhyme

Madison High librarian Nancy Sullivan inspires young poets to dream big.

03/23/2012 By Aaron Scott

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Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail

Portland author Cheryl Strayed finds herself on the Pacific Crest Trail in a new memoir.

02/23/2012 By Brian Barker

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Music Review: Totalwerks Vol 1 by One Model Nation

Dandy Warhols front man branches out on record and in print.

01/26/2012 By Derek Pettie

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Blue Thread

Ruth Tenzer Feldman's YA novel goes back in time to a less-enlightened Portland.

01/26/2012 By Eliza Canty-Jones


Dark Star

Former Portlander Mark Rothko is the subject of three different cultural tributes.

01/26/2012 By Randy Gragg

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Crazy Enough

Storm Large's manic memoir is a ragamuffin to rock-star story.

12/23/2011 By Anne Adams

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Music Review: La Grande by Laura Gibson

Portland songstress finds mystery and excitement in new emotional territory.

12/23/2011 By Kate Moening


Avant Bard

A new piano-pounding narrator gives Shakespeare's _Cymbeline_ a jazzy jolt.

12/23/2011 By Martin Patail


Stage Cure

Local musician Holcombe Waller does a lot more than just strum and sing.

11/18/2011 By Aaron Scott


High Note

Vancouver's Edna Vazquez is a rising star on Spanish television.

10/14/2011 By Anne Adams

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A Salem author seeks closure—or the best he can get.

09/21/2011 By Martin Patail