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On The Town

Long Distance Love

Tin House magazine cultivates a transcontinental bond.

  • Published 08/23/2012

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It Looked Different on the Model

Witty Eugene author tries to fit in with the locals, to no avail.

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 07/22/2011

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Farm to Stage

A burgeoning butoh artist finds inspiration in her own backyard.

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 06/29/2011

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Home Maker

With Portland's prevailing DIY ethos a fact of life, it's no wonder we're embracing author Susan Beal's crafty ways.

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 05/20/2011

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The Descent of Man

In his haunting first novel, local author Kevin Desinger tests humanity’s breaking point.

  • By Martin Patail
  • Published 04/22/2011

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Fantastic Three

A trio of Portland’s writers make the final cut for the Oscars of science fiction writing.

  • By Camille Alexa
  • Published 04/22/2011

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Artist of the Pen

Don't miss this gallery retrospective presenting Lloyd Reynolds's calligraphy, etchings, puppets books, graphic works and some rare films showcased at the Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 03/17/2011

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True West

Kelly Reichardt and Jon Raymond’s new film _Meek's Cutoff_ is loosely based on the true story of Stephen Meek, a guide who led a wagon train on an imagined shortcut through today’s Harney County. Unlike many Westerns or road movies before it, _Meek's Cuto

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 03/10/2011

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Recovery Road

From author Blake Nelson, Recovery Road takes us on a journey through the life of a 16-year-old girl who struggles to remove herself from her past life's experiences with drugs and alcohol.

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 02/16/2011

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Sibling Song

With 50 pianos and as many vocalists comes _World So Sweet_, a resonating ensemble and incredible performance to be released in May.

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 02/14/2011

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Little Big Nurse

Portland actress Gretchen Corbet prepares for her role as the infamous Nurse Ratched in Portland Center Stage's upcoming production of _One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest_ .

  • By Barry Johnson
  • Published 01/14/2011

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Something About Mary

Veteran Portland choreographer Mary Oslund returns to the stage

  • By Barry Johnson
  • Published 12/21/2010

On the Town

Room With a View

Curtis Knapp and Aaron Flint Jamison have tuned the 1908 Yale Union Laundry Building at SE 10th Avenue and Belmont Street into YU Center for Contemporary Arts, “a sustainable center for contemporary international avant-garde art.”

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 11/17/2010

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River House

In her stirring memoir, River House, Sarahlee Lawrence describes a yearning to return to her rural Oregon home that’s every bit as powerful as was her youthful need to escape it.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 09/13/2010

On the Town

Motherlode

Don't miss this art exhibit dedicated to the ups and downs of motherhood.

  • Published 04/27/2010

On the Town

Tender Loving Empire

Part local record label, part clothing store, and part art installation: just what _is_ Tender Loving Empire?

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 04/27/2010

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Putting Away Childish Things

Marcus J. Borg strays away from his religious nonfiction works to write a novel—a religious studies professor internally gets torn between her faith as an Episcopalian and her experiences at a liberal arts college.

  • By Graham Bell
  • Published 04/23/2010

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The Lunatic, the Lover, and the Poet

We review Myrlin A. Hermes's take on _Hamlet_, where Horatio finds himself falling for the Prince of Denmark.

  • By Veronica Martin
  • Published 12/16/2009

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Tall Tales

With 150 years of history to dig through, Richard H. Engeman provides an easy-to-follow guide chock-full of cross-references in his book, The Oregon Companion.

  • By Isaac Darnall
  • Published 05/19/2009

Comedy

Laughs on Hawthorne

More than 100 extremely funny folks—including Janeane Garofalo and David Koechner—will hold court on upper SE Hawthorne Boulevard for four days of high hilarity during the second annual Bridgetown Comedy Festival, April 23–26.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 05/19/2009
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