5 Minutes With...

Generation B

Portland NAACP president Charlene McGee talks about Barack, BlackBerries and how perceptions color the world.

05/19/2009 By Nancy Rommelmann

THE HIT LIST

Get Up Offa That Thing

How do you banish the winter blues? Shake till you feel better.

05/19/2009 By The Editors

Winter Wonderland

Finding Frosty

How to build the perfect Portland snowman

05/19/2009 By Kasey Cordell

Television

Ms. Rogers

Children of gay and lesbian couples get their own show.

05/19/2009 By Kasey Cordell

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The Book of Nonsense

With his first foray into young-adult fiction, Beaverton middle-school teacher David Michael Slater demonstrates genuine flair for the genre, and manages to avoid enough familiar YA fantasy tropes in *THE BOOK OF NONSENSE*.

05/19/2009 By Ben Hogan

Slam

Speech Therapy

Teenage angst and hormonal confessions take center stage at Portland’s latest literary showcase, Mortified.

05/19/2009 By John Chandler

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You Don't Know Me: A Citizen's Guide to Republican Family Values

The hurly-burly of election season is upon us, so it’s a smart idea to stock up on ammunition for your next incendiary political debate.

05/19/2009 By Ben Hogan

Visit

Rock of Ages

Take a tour of Portland’s indie-rock landmarks.

05/19/2009 By Zach Dundas

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China Forbes

Local reviews

05/19/2009 By John Chandler

Green Room

La Vida Lorca

How do you present a Spanish play without losing English-speaking audiences? It takes a Miracle.

05/19/2009 By Kassten Alonso

Bottom Line

Outside the Box

With the push of a button, iTV turns tube-viewing from passive act to interactive pursuit.

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson

On Air

Radio Free Oregon

OPB host Emily Harris discusses the new-media universe and the difference between crossing the Tigris and the Willamette.

05/19/2009 By Nancy Rommelmann

Live & Work

Artful Lodger

Portland’s newest artist commune, Milepost 5, gets creative to make the sale.

05/19/2009 By Camela Raymond

Dance

Exit Stage Left

With Lincoln Hall undergoing a $28 million makeover, Portland’s contemporary dance scene takes to the street.

05/19/2009 By Martha Calhoon

Libraries

Checked Out

If you’ve looked around your school library lately, you may have noticed something missing. Namely, the librarian.

05/19/2009 By Kasey Cordell

Theater

The Hot Seats

Don’t be content just to go to a show—score the best seats in the house.

05/19/2009 By Martha Calhoon

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Old Believers

Local CD Review

05/19/2009 By John Chandler

5 MINUTES WITH…

Barbara Ehrenreich

Reed College grad Barbara Ehrenreich’s most noteworthy efforts have been exposés about her travails in the workforce, her latest book, _This Land Is Their Land_, is a collection of essays about America’s ever-widening poverty gap, a topic that inspired a

05/19/2009 By John Chandler

Boom

Star Power

Western Display Fireworks’ pyro-in-chief Bob Gobet gets fired up about shows for billionaires and the art of making people swoon.

05/19/2009 By Ted Katauskas

Beaker Boon

Chemical Reaction

Want to unlock the mysteries of science? Start with a beer.

05/19/2009 By Jonathan Fine