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April Cookbook Events at Powell’s

Two heavy-hitting Portland restaurants and one alt-sugar food writer round out the month’s foodie must-reads.

  • By Sarah Hopwood
  • Published 03/29/2016

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Powell's Expands on Hawthorne

Plus: Portland Art Museum promises Warhol and Rodin, and Pickathon starts the party.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 01/14/2016

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Devour These January Cookbook Readings at Powell’s

Four food writers speak in the coming month on cured meats, craft distilling, and the origins of taste.

  • By Rachel Grozanick
  • Published 12/18/2015

INTERVIEW

Q&A with Roger Porter: Eating Words Is a Feast of Reading

A new anthology of food writing, coedited by former Portland food critic Roger J. Porter, is an epic collection of food tales by familiar and surprising writers.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 12/04/2015

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See Nigella Lawson and Learn to Bake with Cannabis this Month at Powell’s

Seven cookbooks to check out this month at the city's favorite literary locale.

  • By Emma Mannheimer
  • Published 10/30/2015

BOOKS

Franzen and Rushdie and Jong, Oh My! See them in PDX this Month

There's a slew of high profile, heavy hitting writers in town this month for readings. Wondering which to attend, and whether you're a natural fit for team Joy or team Jonathan? We can help.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 09/08/2015

Food and Drink Events

The Eat Beat Weekly Planner: Food Events for Every Kind of Eater

Pop-ups inside pop-ups, Japanese pickles at Olympia Provisions, couscous at TBA, and much more.

  • By Katie Vaughan
  • Published 09/01/2015

BOOKS & TALKS

The Dream of the 90s? A New Novel Set in Portland in 1992

We spoke to local writer Sara Jaffe about the real and imagined city that forms a backdrop to Dryland.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 08/26/2015

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Local Beer Books are Invading Powell's in August

Get the scoop on which sudsy stars will be visiting Powell’s for book readings and tell-all Q&A sessions.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 07/23/2015

BOOK BUZZ

Small Presses Bring Big Literary Talent to Powell's

Twelve writers from all over throw down at Powell's for this year's 8th annual Smallpressapalooza.

  • By Larisa Owechko
  • Published 03/11/2015

BOOKS & TALKS

Rescheduled: Insider Secrets on The Princess Bride As Told to Us By Westley Himself

Iconic actor Cary Elwes tells us insider secrets about what it was like making one of the most beloved films of all time. Hear from Elwes yourself at his upcoming Dec. 17 reading from his new book, 'As You Wish'.

  • By Margaret Seiler and Eden Dawn
  • Published 12/02/2014

BOOKS & TALKS

Lois Leveen on Rewriting ‘Romeo and Juliet’ in 'Juliet's Nurse'

The author retells the iconic love story from the viewpoint of Juliet’s nurse, which involved researching the sex lives of 14th century women and why people were so into fighting. She speaks at Broadway Books Oct 28.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 10/23/2014

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10 Reasons To Own the New Vegetarian Flavor Bible

The award-winning author of the Flavor Bible will visit Powell's on Oct 30 to present her definitive guide to meat-free flavor.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 10/07/2014

BOOKS & TALKS

Your "Locals Only" Fall Reading List

Four new releases from Portland authors explore fundamentalism, Hollywood, and a retelling of Romeo and Juliet.

  • By Schuyler Keenan
  • Published 09/25/2014

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7 Cookbook Events To Get You in the Kitchen

Top local and national authors bring their foodie focus to Powell's, Pages and Plate, and local event spaces to cook, read, and answer your burning questions.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 09/03/2014

BOOKS & TALKS

Two Debut Portland Authors Win Raves from the New York Times and NPR

David Shafer’s 'Whiskey Tango Foxtrot' and Chris Leslie-Hynan’s 'Ride Around Shining' just might be the reads of the summer. Both authors read at Powell’s this week.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 08/05/2014

BOOK LOVE

Check Out Powell's Remodeled Green & Blue Rooms

After a season-long closure, the bookstore's West Burnside entryway is ready to reveal its makeover.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 08/04/2014

Slideshow

Slide Show: Inside Powell's Remodeled Green & Blue Rooms

Visitors to Portland's famous City of Books can now step into the light, bright Burnside entryway. We've got photos of the new space!

  • Published 08/04/2014

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 22-25

Hugh Laurie serenades you, Lizzy: The Musical and Macbeth cover you in blood, and James Broughton incites you to "follow your own weird" (long before it was a Portland tagline), plus plenty more to fill a Memorial Weekend spent in town.

  • By Danielle Klenak, Portland Monthly Staff, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 05/22/2014

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 15-18

A trio of great plays, a trio of great authors (Ursula K. Le Guin, Cheryl Strayed, and Lidia Yuknavitch), and tickets go on sale to Lauryn Hill (sans Fugees trio).

  • By Danielle Klenak, Portland Monthly Staff, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 05/15/2014
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