Last year the stand-up comic did the most Portland thing for a successful artist: she moved to LA.
... by advancing her art with a move to PDX. Win for us!
Ethan Mechare bares all in Coming Clean, an interactive solo show about his time tidying up London homes clad in nothing but his birthday suit.
Live Long & Prosper
For artist and author Lisa Congdon, aging means gaining value.
After years of globe-trotting, Jonny Shultz comes home to Q6.
Books & Talks
We caught up with the Lincoln in the Bardo author in advance of his Portland visit.
The Haiti-born entrepreneur tells us about her creole marinade dreams and her first pop-up, coming later this August.
Matt Slessler is "national brand ambassador" for Pabst Blue Ribbon. How'd he score the sweet gig?
"I wouldn’t have said I could imagine living in the US, but I could imagine living in Portland."
"I have no great nostalgia for the way Portland was in the ’70s and early ’80s."
We caught up with the former Bon Appétit tastemaker and Back Pocket Pasta author to talk Italian pantry essentials and all-time favorite noodles.
The former Aviary chef dishes on his upcoming soup dumpling restaurant, Portland’s Chinese food scene, and his love for General Tso’s chicken.
Wise Up: Humanity in Perspective
Mary Thompson grew up in the foster system and didn’t graduate from high school. Now she’s on a course to a writing career.
The Long Play
The Portlander has just published his first book, Death: An Oral History, which includes interviews with a death row warden, a scientist who advocates for "the psychedelic hospice," and his own mom.
The legendary director behind Halloween was in town this week to perform original scores to films that don't exist. We talked to him about making the music before the movie.
“Humiliatrix” Ceara Lynch cracks the whip.
BOOKS & TALKS
What does it mean that women are delaying marriage—or choosing not to marry at all? In her new book, All the Single Ladies, Traister says that's excellent news.
We chat with Portland-based DC Builders, who raise barns for the modern era.
And it has nothing to do with math.
OREGON WOMAN 2016
We asked these local luminaries to pair off for conversations about what it means to be an Oregon woman today. Here’s what they said.
Zach Dundas, Marty Patail, and Kelly Clarke