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The Thing About Bing

When software and search engine gods fight, we mortals reap the internet benefits.


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Microsoft calls its new search engine, Bing, the world’s first “decision engine.” Whatever. It’s a search engine. But love Microsoft or hate it, you should familiarize yourself ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 16, 2009 Seth Walker

Of Tees And T-Shirts

Golf that won’t cost you your savings or your sanity.


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Golf has a reputation as the milieu of rich assholes. In sweater vests and moisture-wicking slacks, these MBAs, junior VPs, brokers and indolent heirs roam rolling oases of manicured Tennessee bluegra ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 9, 2009 Ethan Smith

Art Overdose

Our top picks for PICA’s gargantuan Time-Based Art Festival


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For seven years now, every September has seen the arrival of an overwhelming onslaught of visual and performance art. Portland Institute for Contemporary Art’s Time-Based Art Festival is like Of ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 2, 2009 WW Arts And Culture Staff

Captain America VS. Minotauro

The tale of the tape for the fighters in MMA’s main event in Portland.


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PHOTOS: Josh Hedges, UFCHeavyweights Antonio Nogueira and Randy Couture will headline five main fights on the card at UFC 102 this Saturday, Aug. 29, at the Rose Garden. The winner hopes for a shot at ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 26, 2009 Ryan Fleming

Community Chest

How a century-old building near the Broadway Bridge is changing the way Portland works.


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TRADING SPACES: The Leftbank Project’s entrance on North Wheeler Avenue (top); the Leftbank space that once housed jazz club the Dude Ranch (bottom). PHOTOS/COLLAGES BY MIKE PERRAULTIf you stop ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 19, 2009 Aaron Mendelson

Jump In

The city wants to lead locals to the Willamette with Riverfest. But can it make them swim?


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Sydney has its harbor, Venice has its canals. Even New York has Coney Island. Let’s be honest, Portlanders: Maybe we’d have more success in luring tourists to our waterfront if we stopped ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 12, 2009 Adrienne So

Room Service

The majestic, mysterious awfulness of Tommy Wiseau’s accidental cult movie.


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Ask anyone in Hollywood (California, not Portland) and they’ll tell you. The event movie—the must-see, stand-in-line phenomenon—is dead. Almost. There is this one movie that’s ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 12, 2009 Kevin Burke

Couch Street

It’s summer, you’re poor: Time to hit the road by hitting the cushions.


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IMAGE: Kim ScafaroThe couch has something of an unfortunate reputation. Associated with slackers, gamers and potatoes everywhere, the couch is, for all of its cushioning and utilitarian value, maligne ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 Caitlin Mccarthy

Goodfoot Forward

Bringing art into focus for the beer-goggles set.


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At a typical art gallery, validation might come in the form of a glowing review of a show or the praise of a noted aesthete. For Jason Brown, the greatest endorsement he has received as curator of the ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 29, 2009 MATTHEW SINGER

Sequential Summer

WW suggests some graphic novels to read while that sunburn keeps you in the shade.


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Herbie, Volumes 1-3Herbie is a “big fat nothing,” according to his hothead father. All the boy wants to do is suck on lollipops and stare into space. But Herbie­—written by Richa ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 29, 2009 CASEY JARMAN

 

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