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Doomsdayer’s Holiday

Grails’s *DOOMSDAYER'S HOLIDAY* (“Temporary Residence Music”) trades in the festive regalia of lilting hill music for the pitch-black depths of acid-doom metal.

05/19/2009 By Lucas Bradley-Kelly

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Hearts & Daggers

*HEARTS & DAGGERS* (“File Under Music”), Alicia J. Rose (aka accordionist Miss Murgatroid) and violinist/singer Petra Haden create what seems like a whimsical soundtrack to a very moody Ren Faire

05/19/2009 By Lucas Bradley-Kelly

NOW SEE THIS

Dancing Backward

05/19/2009 By Martha Calhoon

5 MINUTES WITH…

Sarah Vowell

In _The Wordy Shipmates_ (Penguin Books), Vowell revisits the 17th-century Puritans of the Massachusetts Bay Company, finding them to be a singular and idiosyncratic bunch.

05/19/2009 By John Chandler

Article

Long Way Home

Oft-displaced artistic powerhouse Disjecta settles into more permanent digs on the edge of working-class Kenton.

05/19/2009 By Martha Calhoon

Article

Book Binders

A clerk at Powell's finds multiple loves (and other difficulties) in between the pages.

05/19/2009 By Aaron Gilbreath

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Perhapst

Local CD Reviews

05/19/2009 By John Chandler

Deck the Walls

You Need Art

That Georgia O'Keeffe poster in your foyer, the one you bought in 1989 to cheer up your college dorm room? That's so not grown-up décor.

05/19/2009 By Camela Raymond

LONG READ

The Creek

The winning story from the 2008 Wordstock Short Fiction Competition will be published in our upcoming December issue.

05/19/2009 By Joshua Michael Riedel

Basketball

Calling the Shots

So he replaced the "Jail Blazers" with a squad of do-gooders, including superstar Greg Oden. Now that Oden is benched, will Portlanders stay in Pritchard's court?

05/19/2009 By Jason Cohen

Article

Wild Things

More than 600 people flocked to the Oregon Zoo for the ninth annual Zoolala bash.

05/19/2009

Article

Hole in One

Nike’s Tiger Woods Center in Beaverton hosted Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oregon and Southwest Washington’s Swinging Social 2008 on July 20.

05/19/2009

Arts & Culture

The Shape of Memory

As Maya Lin creates seven landscape installations retelling the Lewis and Clark story from the perspective of Columbia River tribes, the legacy she charts is partly the region's, and partly her own.

05/19/2009 By Camela Raymond

Article

Win a Getaway

The online scavenger hunt ends this Friday. Participate and you could win one of many great prizes including the *Ultimate Landrover Weekend Getaway* to Sisters, Oregon. Who couldn't use a freebie vacation these days?
*Play the "SCAVENGER HUNT":

05/19/2009

5 MINUTES WITH…

Paul Krugman

05/19/2009 By John Chandler

Book Review

Horse Suspense

Molly Gloss’s new novel tells a warmhearted tale of a coolheaded, bronco-busting Oregon gal.

05/19/2009 By Kaasten Alonso

Write On, Bro

A Farewell to One

Portland embraces collaborative creativity with New York City-style writers' rooms.

05/19/2009 By Kristen Hall-Geisler

Article

Trial by Fire

A freak conflagration reaffirms a noted Northwest landscape artist’s ties to his home ground.

05/19/2009 By Camela Raymond

WELIKEDIT

Local Book Reviews December

Portland's best tunes, reads, and more

05/19/2009 By Camela Raymond

5 MINUTES WITH…

Debbie Stoller

Debbie Stoller is the New York-based editor of third-wave feminist magazine Bust

05/19/2009 By Anne Brice