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The Auteur is a faux biopic of the legendary highbrow adult-film director Arturo Domingo. The Portland director’s follow-up to his 2005 cult-hit comedy, Film Geek, opens here in December.
By writing the international sensation The Shack, Paul Young became either a heretic or a lifesaver, depending on which Christian you ask.
Amy Palomino is an up-and-coming Portland actress.
THE HIT LIST
These local record stores are still rocking.
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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.
*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
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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.
Oft-displaced artistic powerhouse Disjecta settles into more permanent digs on the edge of working-class Kenton.
A clerk at Powell's finds multiple loves (and other difficulties) in between the pages.
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Local CD Reviews
Deck the Walls
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.
The winning story from the 2008 Wordstock Short Fiction Competition will be published in our upcoming December issue.
Joshua Michael Riedel
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?
More than 600 people flocked to the Oregon Zoo for the ninth annual Zoolala bash.
Nike’s Tiger Woods Center in Beaverton hosted Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oregon and Southwest Washington’s Swinging Social 2008 on July 20.
Arts & Culture
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.
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?
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Molly Gloss’s new novel tells a warmhearted tale of a coolheaded, bronco-busting Oregon gal.