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

Interview

Portland Opera's Globe-trotting Guest Diva

An interview with Stefania Dovhan who stars in Mozart's Don Giovanni.

10/16/2012 By Zach Dundas

Portland Glossary

Word on the Street: Phaker

A definition for Portland life

10/16/2012

Food

The True Story Behind Portland's Secret Kebab

Inside the saga of The Turk, a food-scene Twitter star

10/16/2012 By Zach Dundas

Profile

How Kettle Chips Creates New Flavors

Meet the woman who invents every Kettle Chips flavor.

10/16/2012 By Kelly Clarke

Rainmaker

The Man Reinventing Columbia Sportswear

In the lab with Woody Blackford, Columbia Sportswear's man for all seasons.

10/16/2012 By Julian Smith

Article

The Perfect Party: November 2012

The guests we’d most like at our dinner table this month

10/16/2012

Editor's Note

In Memoriam: Robert Reynolds

Every dead friend leaves a void, but the loss of the Portland food culture’s BFF is deep.

10/16/2012 By Randy Gragg

Culturephile

Portland Film Family Tree

Mapping the connections that make Portland one of the country’s greatest indie film towns

10/16/2012 By Anne Richardson

FEATURE

Light A Fire 2012

Our annual celebration of the nonprofit community recognizes the individuals and organizations who are making our city a better place to live, love, and grow.

10/11/2012 By Jill Davis

Feature

Amanda Marshall Cracks Down on Child Prostitution

Portland's top federal prosecutor pursues elusive sex traffickers.

10/11/2012 By Nigel Duara

Business

Buzz Worthy

Viso makes a brash play in the energy-drink market.

09/21/2012 By Georgia Perry