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Family Tree

Lewi Longmire, “The Session Player’s Session Player,” branches out.

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Lewi Longmire’s preferred list of his own recordings runs 42 albums—the complete discography (from acoustic to rock to Valvoline ad spots) would choke a Nano. Regarding live shows, it&rsqu ...   More
Wednesday, April 23, 2008 JAY HORTON

Green With Envy

Seven things Portland should do if we’re serious about being green.

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Another Earth Day. How far we’ve come in 38 years! Sure, we’re still beating up the planet. But these days, melting ice caps and all, we do feel more guilty when we leave the lights on at ...   More
Wednesday, April 16, 2008 COREY PEIN

Goodwill Hunting

Trash, or the stuff movies are made of?

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“It was a feeding frenzy in there,” Paul Gervais says to the camera. In his late 60s with short, gray hair, a black bomber jacket and the voice of a longtime smoker, Gervais is waxing phil ...   More
Wednesday, April 16, 2008 Byron Beck

Kvetch Fest

27 things we hate about the city we love.

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Portland is booming. Out-of-staters swarm here for their own slice of our progressive, probably vegan pie. And the national media dotes on our city like all 550,000 of us have a stash of comp ...   More
Wednesday, April 9, 2008 Ethan Smith


Portland’s not a sports town: it’s a sports bar town.

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It’s a spring evening, and Chicagoans are sucking down Vienna Beef hot dogs plopped in a thick, soggy bun and slathered with the weird, neon-green relish you can only get from a cart near Wrigle ...   More
Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Crop Drop

Get your greens—before it’s too late for our farmers to feed PDX’s growing appetite.

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In this city, we love our veggies. From that bundle of leafy, deep-green chard in a CSA box delivered to your doorstep to the tall stack of Gathering Together Farm’s emerald leeks plucked from t ...   More
Wednesday, April 2, 2008 Deeda Schroeder


The mountain comes to The Armory.

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In the summer of 1964, Oregon legend Ken Kesey rolled into New York in his Day-Glo converted school bus for the release of his second novel, Sometimes a Great Notion, expecting to be greeted with open ...   More
Wednesday, April 2, 2008 BEN WATERHOUSE

Chi Whiz

Urban acupuncturist Adam Kuby salves Portland with massive needles.

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A city is like a body. It eats, it ...   More
Wednesday, March 19, 2008 JOHN MINERVINI

Good Cop, Bad Cop

Daniel Liu’s second job is pretending to do his first job—but in the movies.

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Portland Police Sgt. Daniel Liu leads a classic double life. By day, he heads a joint task force of Portland and Multnomah County detectives targeting crimes against children. But starting this Friday ...   More
Wednesday, March 19, 2008 AARON MESH

Fool’s Gold

This St. Paddy’s Day, do not fear the near-beer.

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As yet another March 17 rolls around, the news is already out that the brewers of Guinness are attempting to make St. Patrick’s Day an official U.S. federal holiday. Then again, it’s not l ...   More
Wednesday, March 12, 2008 Anna Hirsh


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