INTERVIEW

Meet the Moses of Cycling

The Northwest co-author of The Rules: The Way of the Cycling Disciple on creating biking's one true gospel

03/21/2014 By Salish Davis

BOOKS AND TALKS

Ian Doescher Returneth to a Galaxy Far, Far Away

The PDX author of NYT-bestseller "William Shakespeare’s Star Wars" talks about the sequel and giving the space worm a soliloquy. "The Empire Striketh Back" comes out today.

03/18/2014 By Peter Holmstrom

STYLE INTERVIEW

Winn Perry Offers Classic Menswear for the Gentleman Badass

With its revived shop in downtown Portland's West End, a menswear pioneer brings classics from the past into the future.

03/17/2014 By Zach Dundas Photography by Lauren Lark

Books & Talks

Tom Spanbauer: The Godfather of Portland's Writing Scene

Local authors Cheryl Strayed, Chelsea Cain, Monica Drake, and others tell us why Spanbauer is at the heart of Portland's literary world.

03/13/2014 By Aaron Scott

FILM

The Inside Look at Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel

Critic Matt Zoller Seitz tells us five things that set the movie apart from Anderson's other films. Opening Friday

03/13/2014 By Lexy Folkes

THEATER

Q&A: "The Monster-Builder" Playwright Amy Freed

The Pulitzer-finalist talks about why she's debuting her new play at ART and how the comedy is a protest against bad architecture. Jan 28–Mar 2

01/20/2014 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

INTERVIEW

The Future of Portland Shopping

Tom Cody, developer of Union Way and South Waterfront’s Emery apartments, expounds on place, profit, and how for-profit development can build community.

01/02/2014 By Zach Dundas

BOOKS AND TALKS

Q&A: Gonzo Reporter Chas Smith

The bad-boy, globe-trotting Oregon-native takes on the sordid, drug-addled surf industry in "Welcome to Paradise, Now Go to Hell." He reads at Powell's on Nov. 25

11/20/2013 By Ally Bordas

INTERVIEW

Q&A: Natural Selection's Chef Aaron Woo

The 2013 Trailblazing Chef Award winner stepped out of the kitchen to discuss his recent win and serve up samples of his innovative dishes.

11/13/2013 By Molly Woodstock

MUSIC

Q&A: Bill Frisell

The innovative jazz guitarist talks about his new album, his feelings about genre labels, and his history of collaborations. He plays the Aladdin Theater on Nov 9.

11/05/2013 By Nathan Tucker

INTERVIEW

Bright Lights Preview: PICA's Angela Mattox

How the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art's artistic director aims to challenge Rose City audiences.

11/01/2013

MUSIC

Q&A: Norfolk & Western's Adam Selzer

The multitalented musician talks about his new graphic novel, which chronicles a lonely seven-week tour supporting a Christian rock band.

10/30/2013 By Nathan Tucker

STYLE

The Neo Boys & the Roots of Portland Vintage Style

The pioneering all-female '70s punk band looks back on retro shopping's dirt-cheap glory days.

10/28/2013 By Zach Dundas

COMEDY

Q&A: Comedian Andy Kindler

The 'Late Show' correspondent and voice of Mort on 'Bob's Burgers' talks about the state of comedy, comparing Adam Carolla to Hitler, and former Portland comics. Oct 24–26

10/24/2013 By Jamison Taffel

COMEDY

Q&A: The Daily Show’s Samantha Bee

We talk with the comedian about which correspondent she’d most likely eat and talking to dead people. Plus, we're giving away tickets to her Oct 25 show!

10/22/2013 By Aaron Scott

A WONDERFUL GAME

Junot Diaz: An Interview Across the Ages

In honor of the Pulitzer-winning author's reading at Powell's on Oct 21, we turn the tables on Díaz, who is well known for his hidden structures and love of games.

10/16/2013 By Kit Mauldin

BOOKS

Q&A: A.M. Homes

The acclaimed, notoriously dark writer, appearing at Wordstock Saturday, talks about gender inequality in literature, what dick pics say about our sense of self, and why 9/11 made her writing more optimistic.

10/02/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

WEB EXCLUSIVE

Q&A: Singer-Songwriter Laura Veirs

Veirs talks about her new album, parenthood, and how living here is a lot like a 'Portlandia' sketch. She plays Doug Fir Oct 5.

09/30/2013 By John Chandler

BOOKS

Q&A: Karen Karbo on Julia Child

The Portland writer dishes on her new book about the French-cooking queen. She reads a Powell's on Oct 1.

09/23/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

FEAST PDX INTERVIEWS

Q&A: Bon Appetit's Andrew Knowlton

As Feast Portland readies to roll, America's pre-eminent food snoop reveals his Portland go-to spots, the next big food trends, and the best place for a Feast hangover.

09/17/2013 By Karen Brooks