Film

A New HBO Doc Chronicles a Pre-Roe Abortion Underground

‘The Janes,’ out June 8, shows how a group of young women in Chicago took health care into their own hands. The film features Portlander Judith Arcana.

05/27/2022 By Rebecca Jacobson

Interview

Party With Kwame Onwuachi and Gregory Gourdet at the Launch of Onwuachi's New Cookbook

Onwuachi, named “the most important chef in America” by the San Francisco Chronicle in 2019, is visiting Portland on tour for his cookbook 'My America: Recipes from a Young Black Chef'

05/20/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Interview

Chef Kristen D. Murray's Last Stand at Måurice

The iconic downtown Portland pastry luncheonette has endured vandalism and financial pandemic-era blows. Now, it's banking on tasting menus for survival and sanity.

04/28/2022 By Karen Brooks

Interview

Ehow Chen Talks Food Carts, Cats, and Supporting Small Businesses

The instagrammer behind @ehow.eats also dishes on how he started ordering his burgers medium-rare, and his favorite mac ‘n’ cheese in town.

04/12/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Q&A

Portland Author Chelsea Bieker Returns with a New Short Story Collection

The Portland author's latest book hits shelves April 5.

04/04/2022 By Karly Quadros

Q&A

Jackpot! Recording Studios’ Larry Crane on Portland’s Music Scene, Past and Present

The Jackpot Studios founder and Tape Op magazine editor on Portland music past and present

03/25/2022 By Conner Reed

History

The Day The Dalles Dam Silenced Celilo Falls

Wilbur Slockish recounts when The Dalles Dam flooded Celilo Falls, the site of a centuries-old intertribal fishing and commerce market.

03/09/2022 By Gabriel Granillo

Music

MAITA on Open Mics, Avoiding Clichés, and Straining to Feel Wild

The Rose City indie rocker's sophomore LP, ‘I Just Want to Be Wild for You,’ dropped February 18 on Kill Rock Stars.

02/24/2022 By Conner Reed

Weddings

This Oregon Officiant Marries Couples in the Pacific Northwest and Beyond

Eugene-based Jimmie Berguin talks about his journey into the wedding industry, his favorite Portland event locations, and biggest misconceptions

02/23/2022 By Dalila Brent

Q&A

What to Know About Counting Portland's Houseless Population

The last count, conducted in 2019, found 1,459 individuals were sleeping in emergency shelters and 2,037 more were sleeping on the streets.

02/01/2022 By Karly Quadros

Profile

This Portland Chef is Creating a Vegan Food Revolution

With a 13-spice blend, vegan buttermilk, and griddled cashew cheese mozzarella, Chef Jewan Manuel of Plant Based Papi is creating a vegan food revolution.

01/25/2022 By Latisha Jensen

Q&A

What’s It Like to Work in the Restaurant Industry during the Omicron Surge?

We talked to employees at Portland's PaaDee, Navarre, and Bullard about their experience working in a restaurant during the Omicron surge.

01/14/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Q&A

Exit Interview: Portland Bread Legend Ken Forkish

Parting thoughts on the baker and pizza maker’s legacy, comic book cookbook, and why he left Portland

01/05/2022 By Karen Brooks

Interview

Q&A: @nomnom_nori Nori De Vega on Filipino Food, Basenjis, and Small Business

The Portlander uses Instagram to talk social justice, build connections, and spread her love for Filipino cuisine and culture through her pop-up, Tikim.

12/31/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Art

Come On In at PICA Is a Disorienting Trip inside Our Own Bodies

Choreographer Faye Driscoll’s intimate audio-based exhibition turns visitors into private performers.

12/10/2021 By Rebecca Jacobson

Interview

Drag Race Star Ginger Minj Brings Her New Holiday Show to Portland

‘Ginger Minj's Winter Wonderland’ comes to the Aladdin on December 9.

12/07/2021 By Conner Reed

In Memoriam

Remembering Ray Tillotson, Founder of Ray’s Ragtime

The business owner, actor, and community figure was an early figurehead of Portland secondhand and vintage shopping.

12/01/2021 By Andrew Jankowski

Q&A

How This Portlander Became a Peloton Star

Hannah Corbin, born and raised in Oregon, pursued dance in New York City before becoming a founding instructor at the digital fitness giant.

11/26/2021 By Allyson Marrs

Profile

For Belinda Carroll, Comedy and Activism Go Hand in Hand

Activist Belinda Carroll has been shaking up Portland's comedy and gay scenes for years.

11/19/2021 By Karly Quadros

Q&A

Michelle Nijhuis on Changing the Conservation Narrative

White Salmon–based writer Michelle Nijhuis talks her latest book, the problematic history of the conservation movement, and what living off the grid taught her.

11/18/2021 By Gabriel Granillo