BEHIND THE SCENES

Chocolate Salami at Olympic Provisions

Ever wonder how chocolate salami is made? We invaded the Olympic Provisions pastry kitchen to discover the secret behind this sweet novelty.

04/23/2013 By Benjamin Tepler

DANCE

Video: Portland's Jefferson Dancers Tour China

22 teenage dancers from the NoPo program receive a rock star welcome as the first Portland company to tour China. See their journey, and catch them locally at the Newmark May 1–4.

04/20/2013 By Aaron Scott Photography by Julie Keefe

BEHIND THE SCENES

Smoke Signals Cocktail at Laurelhurst Market

Ever wonder how ice gets smoked? We went behind the scenes to uncover the secret to one of Portland's most iconic cocktails.

04/17/2013 By Benjamin Tepler

Slideshow

Slide Show: Treasures from Portland's Boutique Bookstores

The owners of Portland's finest small bookstores share a few of their favorite items for your holiday hunting.

11/16/2012

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.

10/31/2012 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

Slideshow

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.

10/31/2012

Slideshow

Slide Show: Portland's Film Family Tree

The work of Portland filmmakers has appeared everywhere from the big screen to Michael Jackson music videos to MOMA. Here's a sample.

10/19/2012

forest for the trees

OBT's the Body Beautiful Preview + Slide Show

The Oregon Ballet Theatre creates a night of dance around myth and the human form, involving mammoth original sculptures. Opens this weekend.

10/09/2012 By Aaron Scott

Slideshow

Slideshow: Oregon Ballet Theatre's the Body Beautiful

In concert with the museum's stunning exhibit, OBT creates a night of dance around myth and the human form, involving mammoth sculptural trees. Opens this weekend.

10/09/2012

Article

Slide Show Preview: White Bird's Le Grand Continental

This Sunday, over 150 people will fill Pioneer Square with the biggest choreographed dance the city's ever seen. Check out our photo preview.

09/26/2012 By Aaron Scott

Slideshow

Slideshow: White Bird's Le Grand Continental

This Sunday, over 150 people will fill Pioneer Square with the biggest choreographed dance the city's ever seen. Check out our photo preview.

09/26/2012

swing your razor high, sweeney

PCS's Sweeney Todd Preview + Slide Show

Portland Center Stage tackles Sondheim's macabre masterpiece about a barber on a murderous rampage. We talk with the director and scenic designer.

09/20/2012 By Aaron Scott

Slideshow

PCS's Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Portland Center Stage tackles Sondheim's macabre masterpiece about a barber on a vengeful razor rampage

09/20/2012

Slideshow

Slideshow: MusicfestNW Wrap-Up, Captioned by Twitterers

A recap of Portland's biggest music festival in photos and festival-goers' Tweets.

09/19/2012

Slideshow

TBA:12: Ten Tiny Dances Slideshow

The perennial favorite delighted with goats, cyborgs, all new performers, gunshots, group slow dances, and a new record for maximum number of people on stage.

09/10/2012

beyond the tutu

Interview+Slideshow: Adam Arnold on Designing for OBT’s Spring Show

The Portland fashion designer gives us a behind the scenes glimpse of the creative process for costuming a dance in OBT’s spring program, Chromatic Qua...

04/18/2012 By Aaron Scott

Fantastic Mr. Frame

Video Interview with Visionary Sculptor/Filmmaker John Frame

The California sculptor comes to town on Sunday to talk about creating his fantastical exhibition at the Portland Art Museum.

03/15/2012 By Aaron Scott

kimo-know

Slideshow + Review: Madame Butterfly

Portland Opera premieres Puccini’s melodramatic, lovelorn gut-wrencher. summary by Anne Adams, review by Aaron Scott

02/04/2012 By Anne Adams

favorite plants

The Sweet, Sweet Scent of Autumn at Lan Su

sweet olive trees in bloom!

11/03/2011 By Kate Bryant

plant explorations

Oh Terrariums, How I Love You!

fantastical terrarium creations at the Vallarta Botanical Gardens

01/14/2011 By Kate Bryant