APPRECIATION

Ada Louise Huxtable, RIP

A strong, smart, critical voice, she led the important discussion about architecture and our culture for half a century.

01/14/2013 By Kristin Belz

Article

Word on the Street: Pinaholics

A definition for Portland life

12/20/2012

MUDROOM

Perfect Party

The guests we'd most like to see at our dinner table this month.

12/20/2012 Edited by Zach Dundas

POWER RANKING

Power Ranking: Portland Jokes

As Portlandia starts its third season this month, what’s fresh, and what’s going stale?

12/18/2012

ARTS

How a Portland Workshop Carves Massive Sculptures

3-D scanners and robot carvers make little objects huge.

12/14/2012 By Cari Hachmann

Slideshow

Slide Show: Additive Workshop's Megasculpture

How an Oregon workshop turns small statues into massive monuments

12/14/2012

ARTS

What Do Lady Gaga & 'Book of Mormon' Have in Common?

A side-by-side guide to the Broadway hit and the pop megastar

12/12/2012 By Corey Fawcett

MUDROOM

One Sentence Stories: January 2013

Micro-stories about racists, high schoolers making wine, and stink bugs

12/12/2012 By Zach Dundas

Article

PDX Index: Babies

A by-the-numbers guide to our city's newest citizens

12/12/2012 By Jasmine Eoff

PDX INDEX

PDX Index: Santa Claus

A by-the-numbers guide to Old St. Nick

11/21/2012

Slideshow

Slide Show: PDX Index | Santa Claus

A by-the-numbers guide to Old St. Nick

11/21/2012

SCENE & HEARD

Snuff Bottle Aficionados

We checked out the scene at this year's International Chinese Snuff Bottle Society’s convention at the Nines.

11/21/2012 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

POWER RANKING

The Apocalypse

We rate the ways Portland could meet its doom

11/21/2012 By Martin Patail

5 QUESTIONS WITH …

Interview with Oregon Symphony’s Sarah Kwak

Oregon Symphony’s new concertmaster talks Carlos Kalmar, Shostakovich, and Portland food.

11/21/2012 By Zach Dundas

Article

Oregon’s Civil War Buffs

Our historical reenactors passionately relive battles between North and South

11/21/2012 By Riley Stevenson

PROFILE

The Straight Blast Philosophy

Matt Thornton has a skeptic's approach to fighting—and life.

11/21/2012 By Shane Danaher

Article

Perfect Party 2012

The make-believe bash that brings together Portland’s biggest 2012 newsmakers

11/21/2012 By Randy Gragg and Zach Dundas

POLITICS + MUSIC

Q&A: NPR's Ari Shapiro

Culturephile picks the multitalented brain of NPR White House correspondent, occasional Pink Martini singer, and former Portlander Ari Shapiro.

11/15/2012 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

Appreciation

Gae Aulenti, RIP

This multitalented pioneer of post-modern architecture was a designing woman who defied categorization in her native Italy and beyond.

11/04/2012 By Kristin Belz

Long Story [Short]

The Defender

Chelsea Putnam is flying high in Ultimate Frisbee.

10/18/2012 By Roxanne Myslewski