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Q&A: Cult Star Mink Stole on Working with John Waters and Divine

Portland’s queer doc fest opens with the provocative film 'I Am Divine' on May 16, and Stole, Divine’s onscreen nemesis, dishes on the legendary drag queen and his director in advance of coming to town.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 04/13/2013


Q&A with Legendary Cookbook Author Deborah Madison

Former Greens chef and author of Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone talks about her latest book and her love of Oregon produce.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 04/12/2013


Q&A with Benjamin Percy, Author of 'Red Moon'

The novelist chats about Oregon, our fears, and men with fangs.

  • By Genevieve Hudson
  • Published 04/10/2013


Q&A: Pulitzer-Nominated Writer Karen Russell

The author of Swamplandia! talks about her new book about lemon-juice sucking vampires in preview of her reading at Powell’s Books Cedar Hills Crossing on April 4.

  • By Genevieve Hudson
  • Published 04/01/2013


Q&A: Jamie Lidell

English soul singer finds an '80s funky dance groove on his new album. March 30 @ Doug Fir Lounge.

  • By Gino Cerruti
  • Published 03/26/2013


Q&A: Comedian Dave Hill

We chat with "professional moron" Dave Hill who will slay all comers at Funhouse Lounge tomorrow night!

  • By John Chandler
  • Published 03/20/2013


Q&A: Author Sam Lipsyte on "The Fun Parts"

The "novelist of his generation" talks about his bitingly funny new collection of short stories in preview of his Powell's appearance on Mar 13.

  • By Genevieve Hudson
  • Published 03/07/2013


Q&A With Amy Stewart, Author of The Drunken Botanist

Q&A with Amy Stewart, author of The Drunken Botanist, a jaunt through the history and lore of booze and the plants that make it all possible

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 02/17/2013


Q&A: George Saunders

In preview of his new book, "Tenth of December," and Powell's talk on Feb. 8, the author speaks about defying categorization and teaching a young Cheryl Strayed.

  • By Genevieve Hudson
  • Published 02/06/2013


Q&A: Cheryl Strayed on Dear Abby

"Wild" author and Dear Sugar advice columnist Cheryl Strayed reflects on Dear Abby writer Pauline Phillips, who died this month.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 01/30/2013


Q&A: Tosca's Tosca

The soprano playing the title role in Portland Opera's new production talks Puccini and Pok Pok.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 01/29/2013


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


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


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


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


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


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

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


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

painting portland in passing

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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