BOOKS AND TALKS

Q&A with Richard Melo, Author of 'Happy Talk'

The Portland-based novelist chats about local creatives, voodoo, and Texas blizzards.

05/21/2013 By Genevieve Hudson

BOOKS

Review: Benjamin Percy's 'Red Moon'

The local author's second novel returns to the gothic landscape of the Pacific Northwest to explore themes of terrorism, race, and identity.

04/12/2013 By Genevieve Hudson

BOOKS AND TALKS

Q&A with Benjamin Percy, Author of 'Red Moon'

The novelist chats about Oregon, our fears, and men with fangs.

04/10/2013 By Genevieve Hudson

ARTS NEWS

Courtenay Hameister Steps Down as Host of 'Live Wire!'

After nine years, the charming, witty, and just-acerbic-enough host will step away, but continues on as head writer.

04/03/2013 By Genevieve Hudson

BOOKS & TALKS

Q&A: Pulitzer-Nominated Writer Karen Russell

The author of Swamplandia! talks about her new book about lemon-juice sucking vampires in preview of her reading at Powell’s Books Cedar Hills Crossing on April 4.

04/01/2013 By Genevieve Hudson

BOOKS & TALKS

Q&A: Author Sam Lipsyte on "The Fun Parts"

The "novelist of his generation" talks about his bitingly funny new collection of short stories in preview of his Powell's appearance on Mar 13.

03/07/2013 By Genevieve Hudson

ARTS NEWS

PCS Scores a Broadway Star for the World Premiere of "Somewhere in Time"

Marc Kudisch has received Tony nods for "9 to 5," "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang," and "Thoroughly Modern Millie," in addition to a slew of other awards and Broadway credits.

02/11/2013 By Genevieve Hudson

BOOKS AND TALKS

Q&A: George Saunders

In preview of his new book, "Tenth of December," and Powell's talk on Feb. 8, the author speaks about defying categorization and teaching a young Cheryl Strayed.

02/06/2013 By Genevieve Hudson

THEATER

Review: Fuse Ensemble's Sonnetscape

The Fertile Ground premiere's journey through all 154 of Shakespeare's sonnets is passionate, if disorienting. Thru Feb. 3.

02/01/2013 By Genevieve Hudson

THEATER

Fertile Ground Fest Field Guide

Our updated reviews and picks for the final weekend of the new-works smorgasbord. Thru Feb. 3.

01/30/2013 By Aaron Scott and Jonathan Frochtzwajg With Genevieve Hudson

THEATER

Fertile Ground Review: PETE’s R3

Portland Experimental Theatre Ensemble reimagines Richard III with a mostly female cast. Thru Feb. 3

01/26/2013 By Genevieve Hudson

THEATER

Review: Live on Stage's 4x4=8 Musicals

The showcase of mini-musicals performed on a 4x4 foot platform features excellent acting and creative choreography, but lacks depth.

01/22/2013 By Genevieve Hudson

ARTS NEWS

Artist Repertory Theatre Postpones "The Invisible Hand"

Invisible or not, the theater couldn’t get the necessary visas and is programming "The Gin Game" in its place.

01/18/2013 By Genevieve Hudson

FOOD NEWS

The Guild Public House to Shutter This Month

Former politico Jesse Cornett’s East Burnside pub is set to close on October 29th after less than a year.

10/20/2011 By Allison Jones

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Beech Street Parlor

A newly converted Victorian home in Northeast Portland makes for a killer bar space.

10/19/2011 By Benjamin Tepler

Article

Five Questions for Matt Braunger

The former Portlander and rising comedy star returns to his Stumptown stomping-grounds to tape a Comedy Central standup special.

10/12/2011 By Rebecca Waits

things to do

how to ripen your green tomatoes

harvest them asap – they may yet turn red!

10/22/2010 By Kate Bryant