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Portland's "Chinatown Dance Rock" Band Takes Its Final Bow

Following their final show at the Doug Fir, we take a look back at the music and legacy of The Slants.

11/15/2019 By Olivia Wolf

Interview

Assemblage Founder Rachel Adams Talks Gender Equity in Oregon Winemaking

Tickets go on sale October 28 for the two-day symposium at Linfield College.

10/28/2019 By Olivia Wolf

Interview

Kim Petras on Elvira, the 'Monster Mash,' and Her Dream Collaboration

The rising pop star will come to the Roseland this Thursday to support her Halloween record Turn Off the Light.

10/22/2019 By Conner Reed

Q&A

How Untitled Goose Game Conquered the Gaming World

Panic's cofounder Cabel Sasser talks about game publishing, his company's evolution, and how a humble goose took the world by storm.

10/10/2019 By Marty Patail

Interviews

A Q&A With Anderson Cooper

The CNN anchor talks Portland, deep fakes, and gay fiction ahead of his appearance at the Schnitz.

09/25/2019 By Conner Reed

Food Event Spotlight

PoMo Food Critic Karen Brooks to Interview Salt & Straw’s Tyler Malek

The two will dive deep into the ice cream mogul’s new cookbook at Powell’s Books.

05/03/2019 By Benjamin Tepler

Cookbooks

Q&A: Salt & Straw’s Flavor Maestro Tyler Malek

Portland’s dominant ice cream force will release its first cookbook in April. We sat down with the company’s longtime co-owner to talk crazy flavors, xanthan gum, and the future of S&S.

02/11/2019 By Benjamin Tepler

Q&A

Comedian Bri Pruett Gives Advice to New Portlanders

Last year the stand-up comic did the most Portland thing for a successful artist: she moved to LA.

08/03/2018 By Marty Patail

Q&A

Hip-Hop Phenom and LA Native The Last Artful, Dodgr Pulled a Classic California Trick...

... by advancing her art with a move to PDX. Win for us!

08/03/2018 By Fiona McCann

Theater

This TV Actor Became a Naked House Cleaner—and Wrote a Play about It

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.

07/16/2018 By Natasha Tandler

Live Long & Prosper

A Beautiful New Portland-Penned Book Celebrates the Power of Older Women

For artist and author Lisa Congdon, aging means gaining value.

12/28/2017 By Allyson Marrs

Q&A

A Model Scout Returns to Portland to Head the Agency That Launched His Career

After years of globe-trotting, Jonny Shultz comes home to Q6.

11/15/2017 By Eden Dawn

Books & Talks

George Saunders Talks Fear, Joy, and Getting 'More Precisely Manic'

We caught up with the Lincoln in the Bardo author in advance of his Portland visit.

10/10/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson

Interview

4 Questions for Ambitious Haitian Tastemaker Elsy Dinvil

The Haiti-born entrepreneur tells us about her creole marinade dreams and her first pop-up, coming later this August.

08/02/2017 By Caitlin Medearis

Tall Boy

Meet the Portland Guy Who Invented PBR’s Hipster Cred

Matt Slessler is "national brand ambassador" for Pabst Blue Ribbon. How'd he score the sweet gig?

07/10/2017 By Jason Cohen

Q&A

Portland Thorns Goalkeeper Nadine Angerer on Her Adopted Hometown

"I wouldn’t have said I could imagine living in the US, but I could imagine living in Portland."

06/30/2017 By Katelyn Best

Q&A

Talking with Ted Wheeler, Our First Portland-Born Mayor Since WWII

"I have no great nostalgia for the way Portland was in the ’70s and early ’80s."

06/30/2017 By Marty Patail

Q&A

Noodle Whiz Colu Henry Is a Master of Easy, Out-of-the-Box Pasta

We caught up with the former Bon Appétit tastemaker and Back Pocket Pasta author to talk Italian pantry essentials and all-time favorite noodles.

03/08/2017 By Elise Herron

Interview

Q&A: Jasper Shen, Dumpling Master

The former Aviary chef dishes on his upcoming soup dumpling restaurant, Portland’s Chinese food scene, and his love for General Tso’s chicken.

12/28/2016 By Ko Ricker

Wise Up: Humanity in Perspective

How a Class Designed for Low-Income Portlanders Changed One Mind—and Life

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.

11/14/2016 By Rebecca Jacobson