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Expanded Q&A: Jonathan Franzen

The award-winning novelist discusses fame, David Foster Wallace, birding, and his recent essay collection.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 01/08/2013
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Q&A: OBT's Christopher Stowell on Leaving the Ballet

Yesterday the artistic director announced he was resigning. Today he tells us why.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 11/29/2012
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5 Questions for Buoy Director Steve Doughton

The ballsy film recently won the Northwest Filmmakers' Festival's narrative feature award and opens at Hollywood Theatre on Wednesday.

  • By Naomi Marshall
  • Published 11/26/2012
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Q&A: Peter Ames Carlin on his Bruce Springsteen Bio

Carlin talks about getting unfettered access to Springsteen. Local rock royalty play a tribute concert for the book's launch on Nov. 27.

  • By Kit Mauldin and Aaron Scott
  • Published 11/17/2012
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Q&A: NPR's Ari Shapiro

Culturephile picks the multitalented brain of NPR White House correspondent, occasional Pink Martini singer, and former Portlander Ari Shapiro.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 11/15/2012
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Q&A: Comedian Lauren Weedman

The one-woman force of nature returns to PDX for her show "No...You Shutup," this Fri–Sun, and talks about her upcoming show, "The People's Republic of Portland."

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 11/14/2012
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Mapping Portland Film

NW Filmmakers' Fest Preview and Master Chart

We talk with the NW Film Center's festival director about what's in store—and what's not to be missed. The fest runs Nov. 9–18.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 11/08/2012
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5 Questions with Tails & Trotters' Pork Experts

Aaron Silverman and Mark Cockcroft share their take on the bacon shortage, porky PDX restaurants, and plans for their new brick-and-mortar butcher shop.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 11/02/2012
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Slide Show and Q&A: Shawn Demarest's "You Are Here"

Local artist Shawn Demarest paints fleeting, sleeting Portland streetscapes in search of a sense of place. An exhibition of her work opens tomorrow.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 10/31/2012
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Slide Show and Q&A: Shawn Demarest's "You Are Here"

In the transient urban landscapes she paints, Portland artist Shawn Demarest seeks to capture those evanescent moments when we stop, if only briefly, to recognize that where we are is beautiful—even in gray, rain, or sleet.

  • Published 10/31/2012
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Q&A: Cellist Alban Gerhardt Brings Classical Music to the People

The master German musician will perform with the Oregon Symphony on Sat. & Mon., but he'll also play free shows at Pioneer Square, OHSU, and other unlikely spots.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 10/25/2012
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Interview: Corin Tucker

We talk with Corin Tucker about performing the mom-musician balancing act, the changing face of feminist music, and her band's new album. Corin Tucker Band plays Bunk Bar Saturday.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 10/10/2012
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Details Emerge for Scott Snyder's Levant

We've got the first word on the "French Arabesque" restaurant heading to the East Burnside space most recently home to Alder Pastry and Dessert.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 10/05/2012
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Exclusive Interview: Grizzly Bear's Edward Droste

In preview of their concert tonight at the Keller, we talk with Droste about his cousin, Pink Martini's China Forbes, and what they have in store for Portland audiences (hint: floating jelly fishes).

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 10/04/2012
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Five Questions for Patrick Wolf

The flamboyant British artist discusses his ten-year journey as a musician, his newly released retrospective album, and his show at the Aladdin on Sunday.

  • By Laura Lundberg
  • Published 09/26/2012
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Interview with Portlandia's Carrie Brownstein

In preview of the new season, we talk with the Portlandia's co-creater and co-star, Carrie Brownstein, about the reaction Portlandia's garnered across the country, and about what's new in Season 3.

  • By Eden Dawn and Aaron Scott
  • Published 08/31/2012
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Dance Discussion: In Site Part I

Jeans, waves, wind…and a bright red stumbling-block. A viewer’s impressions, and the artist’s response.

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 07/24/2012
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Interview: Moshe Kasher

Stand up comic Kasher tells writer Alyssa Jaffer how to survive some of his life’s craziest scenarios in preview of his new book, Kasher in the Rye, ou...

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 03/27/2012
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Interview: Portland2012 Biennial Curator Prudence Roberts

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 03/06/2012
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5 Questions for Healthy Dinner Party Diva Abby Fammartino

The chef and owner of Abby’s Table is launching Abby’s Table Healthy Kitchen Membership, lending her allergy-free dinner tips and tricks to home ...

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 02/07/2012
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