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INTERVIEW

Why North Korea is Cooler than France

Michael Totten, Portland-based writer for World Affairs, on war zones, Syria, and how Pyongyang beats Paris

  • By Nancy Rommelmann
  • Published 04/02/2014

INTERVIEW

Meet the Moses of Cycling

The Northwest co-author of The Rules: The Way of the Cycling Disciple on creating biking's one true gospel

  • By Salish Davis
  • Published 03/21/2014

BOOKS AND TALKS

Ian Doescher Returneth to a Galaxy Far, Far Away

The PDX author of NYT-bestseller "William Shakespeare’s Star Wars" talks about the sequel and giving the space worm a soliloquy. "The Empire Striketh Back" comes out today.

  • By Peter Holmstrom
  • Published 03/18/2014

STYLE INTERVIEW

Winn Perry Offers Classic Menswear for the Gentleman Badass

With its revived shop in downtown Portland's West End, a menswear pioneer brings classics from the past into the future.

  • By Lauren Lark and Zach Dundas
  • Published 03/17/2014

Books & Talks

Tom Spanbauer: The Godfather of Portland's Writing Scene

Local authors Cheryl Strayed, Chelsea Cain, Monica Drake, and others tell us why Spanbauer is at the heart of Portland's literary world.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 03/13/2014

FILM

The Inside Look at Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel

Critic Matt Zoller Seitz tells us five things that set the movie apart from Anderson's other films. Opening Friday

  • By Lexy Folkes
  • Published 03/13/2014

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

INTERVIEW

The Future of Portland Shopping

Tom Cody, developer of Union Way and South Waterfront’s Emery apartments, expounds on place, profit, and how for-profit development can build community.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 01/02/2014

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

INTERVIEW

Q&A: Natural Selection's Chef Aaron Woo

The 2013 Trailblazing Chef Award winner stepped out of the kitchen to discuss his recent win and serve up samples of his innovative dishes.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 11/13/2013

MUSIC

Q&A: Bill Frisell

The innovative jazz guitarist talks about his new album, his feelings about genre labels, and his history of collaborations. He plays the Aladdin Theater on Nov 9.

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 11/05/2013

INTERVIEW

Bright Lights Preview: PICA's Angela Mattox

How the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art's artistic director aims to challenge Rose City audiences.

  • Published 11/01/2013

MUSIC

Q&A: Norfolk & Western's Adam Selzer

The multitalented musician talks about his new graphic novel, which chronicles a lonely seven-week tour supporting a Christian rock band.

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 10/30/2013

STYLE

The Neo Boys & the Roots of Portland Vintage Style

The pioneering all-female '70s punk band looks back on retro shopping's dirt-cheap glory days.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 10/28/2013

COMEDY

Q&A: Comedian Andy Kindler

The 'Late Show' correspondent and voice of Mort on 'Bob's Burgers' talks about the state of comedy, comparing Adam Carolla to Hitler, and former Portland comics. Oct 24–26

  • By Jamison Taffel
  • Published 10/24/2013

COMEDY

Q&A: The Daily Show’s Samantha Bee

We talk with the comedian about which correspondent she’d most likely eat and talking to dead people. Plus, we're giving away tickets to her Oct 25 show!

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 10/22/2013

A WONDERFUL GAME

Junot Diaz: An Interview Across the Ages

In honor of the Pulitzer-winning author's reading at Powell's on Oct 21, we turn the tables on Díaz, who is well known for his hidden structures and love of games.

  • By Kit Mauldin
  • Published 10/16/2013

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

WEB EXCLUSIVE

Q&A: Singer-Songwriter Laura Veirs

Veirs talks about her new album, parenthood, and how living here is a lot like a 'Portlandia' sketch. She plays Doug Fir Oct 5.

  • By John Chandler
  • Published 09/30/2013

BOOKS

Q&A: Karen Karbo on Julia Child

The Portland writer dishes on her new book about the French-cooking queen. She reads a Powell's on Oct 1.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 09/23/2013
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