Music

The Ballad of Fred and Toody

Fred and Toody Cole, Portland's rock lifers, reflect on making music and staying in love after 40 years of marriage and life on the road.

07/21/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Slideshow

Slide Show: The Ballad of Fred and Toody

Fred and Toody Cole, Portland's rock lifers, continue to make music and stay in love after forty years of marriage and life on the road.

07/21/2009

Article

M-i-s-s-i-s-s-i-p-p-i

The best way to learn about a neighborhood? Go to the fair.

07/20/2009 By Robert Runyon

Mudroom

Summer Lovin’

Finish your summer the way it should be finished: a potent Pimm's Cup, a beautiful sunset, a bit of ballet, a scenic staircase, and a lot of luxury.

07/20/2009 By Kasey Cordell With Brian Barker

Mudroom

30 Seconds With…Ron Jeremy

Club Sesso mascot Ron Jeremy waxes philosophical on the potential of a sex club across the street from a synagogue or church.

07/20/2009 By Victoria Nguyen

Slideshow

Slide Show: M-i-s-s-i-s-s-i-p-p-i

The best way to learn about a neighborhood? Go to the fair.

07/20/2009

Slideshow

Slide Show: Beaucoup of Blues

07/08/2009

Article

Beaucoup of Blues

Waterfront Blues Fest heats up

07/08/2009 By Megan Udow

Article

Fabric of History

Gee’s Bend quilts speak volumes.

07/07/2009 By Addoley Dzegede

Slideshow

Slide Show: Fabric of History

07/07/2009

Article

Fourth of July

What to do for Independence Day? We’ve scoured the town for the best way to celebrate this year.

06/29/2009

Mudroom

PDX Pop Now!

Four can’t-miss bands rock Portland’s favorite all-ages music festival.

06/22/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Sustainability

Greened Spaces

On September 19, Portland will trade parking spots for parks.

05/19/2009 By Kasey Cordell

Music

Key Note

Can guitarist Terry Robb’s new label help revive Portland’s original indie music—blues?

05/19/2009 By Tom D'Antoni

Now Read This

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.

05/19/2009 By Isaac Darnall

Observed

Terry's Gift

The late Terry Toedtemeier was the Portland Art Museum's curator of photography. Toedtemeier shaped the Portland art scene during his twenty-three years as a curator and nature photographer and by co-authoring a book, _Wild Beauty: Photographs of the Colu

05/19/2009 By Tim Appelo

Mudroom

Can a Lab Save Some of the Northwest's Precious Art?

Portland State University scientist Tammi Lasseter Clare believes it can.

05/19/2009 By Lynette Sanchez

30 Seconds With…

Blind Pilot

Inside Portland's music and entertainment scene with Blind Pilot's bandmembers.

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.

05/19/2009 By Randy Gragg

Now Read This

Fond Farewell

Emily Chenoweth’s debut novel is a compelling and delicate tale of a family’s painful loss, realized within relationships new and old.

05/19/2009 By Isaac Darnall