Books

Bound for Glory

Nazraeli Press makes photography books as beautiful—and as sought-after—as the images within them.

05/19/2009 By Harvest Henderson

Rock Out

Fly Girls

The minute Katie Alto, 13, lowers her drumsticks, becomes—well, a kid. “This one’s called ‘Global Warming,’ she says. "And it’s an original? It’s gotten a lot of controversy lately, like on talk shows? But we wrote it, and it’s what we believe. So, yeah

05/19/2009 By Alexis Nelson

Arts News

Ties That Bind

An esteemed New York museum shines the spotlight on Portland. Again.

05/19/2009 By Chas Bowie

Two-Minute Critic

PDX Bike Militia

The PDX Bike Wildebeest Militia provides free bike escorts to any cyclist, anywhere, anytime.

05/19/2009 By Megan Callow

Film

Reel World

Why Portland seems to have as many movie sets as strip clubs.

05/19/2009 By Anna Hirsh

Classical Music

Going for Baroque

Think Baroque music isn’t hip? Then clearly you haven’t experienced Bach in the hands of Monica Huggett.

05/19/2009 By Brett Campbell

WELIKEDIT

X-Ray Visions

05/19/2009 By John Chandler

Article

Dancin’ on the Ceiling

On Aug 9 Start Making a Reader Today, a nonprofit that provides literacy support for Oregon’s schoolchildren, hosted its fifth annual gala fundraiser.

05/19/2009

Election

Party Animal

Libertarian presidential hopeful Michael Jingozian explains why he’s qualified to be America’s chief executive officer.

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson

Blacklist

Dangerous Minds

05/19/2009 By John Chandler

Art News

Art To Go

Can’t afford that contemporary masterpiece? Rent it instead.

05/19/2009 By Peter Beland

Summer Trends

Growing Pains

Does our blossoming burg still have room for the Rose Festival?

05/19/2009 By Ted Katauskas

Cool Jobs

A Novel Affair

Media guide Sandra Rafalik ensures visiting authors have what they need—like socks.

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson

Now Hear This

Music Review: Rainy-Day Requiem by Viva Voce

Viva Voce's latest album, Rose City, reveals itself to be a sublimely sweet love letter to Portland.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Now Hear This

Music Review: Mean and Sober by Weinland

Adam Shearer’s nasally whine still has a hard time working itself into anything approaching a snarl, but on Weinland’s second album, _Breaks in the Sun,_ the rest of the band has been given more room to serve the underlying themes of heartbreak and drunk

05/19/2009 By Randy Gragg

Music

Rock Locally

Bono is, like, so bourgeois. Get your groove on with new music by one of these homegrown rock stars instead.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Local Color

Made In Portland

Gus Van Sant might just be the least hip local icon you’ve ever met. “I’m very uncool,” he says. He’s OK with this, and so are we.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Behind the Scenes

How'd You Get That Gig?

Ah...Life on the set on a Hollywood movie. The glitz, the glam—the sixteen-hour days, the freezing cold, the 3 a.m. call times. Making movies might be the toughest job a person could ever love, and these five Portlanders should know.

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson

Slideshow

Tattoo PDX

Tatts and good grub: would Portland be Portland do without 'em?

05/19/2009

Interview

Master of the Universe

Official Star Wars artist Steve Anderson talks fanboy celebrity, lightsabers, and the secretive life of working for George Lucas.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame