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Wordstock wants to tell you a new story.


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MR. CHAIRMAN: Wordstock’s Greg Netzer. IMAGE: Christine TaylorWordstock is the name, and storytelling its game. The no-holds-barred bookish blitzkrieg is approaching its fifth year, and executiv ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 19, 2009 Caitlin Mccarthy

Dance: Knife’s Edge

Linda Austin and Seth Nehil make killer dance.


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SHARP PAIR: Musician Seth Nehil and dancemaker Linda Austin. IMAGE: Christine Taylor“So, we do hootchie coo, hootchie coo, and then gorilla—BIG gorilla?” the reedy, bleached-blond-ha ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 19, 2009 KELLY CLARKE

Visual Arts: Going Solo

After two decades on the sidelines, painter Jeffrey Butters takes center stage.


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THE ART, THE MAN: Jeffrey Butters. IMAGE: Christine TaylorIt’s hard to believe it took painter Jeffrey Butters 22 years to have a solo show in Portland. After all, he’s one of this town&rs ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 19, 2009 RICHARD SPEER

Best People


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Best BuskerMr. Statue. Photo by Megan Holmes.He has been pepper-sprayed, flashed and punched in the balls—and hasn’t flinched from any of it. Over the past 10 years, Wells Oviatt has earne ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 22, 2009 WW Editorial Staff

Best Sights


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Best House with AttitudeNick and Jan Longoria at their home. Photo by Missy PrinceNick and Jan Longoria moved into their home at the corner of Southeast 58th Avenue and Harold Street in 1972; since th ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 22, 2009 WW Editorial Staff

Best Sports


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Best Olympics Hopeful You’ve Never Heard OfDiamond Wheeler. Photo by Matt D’AnnunzioThree months ago, Diamond Wheeler accomplished a feat unlike any of those attempted by her classmates at ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 22, 2009 WW Editorial Staff

Best Bites


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Best Tea Monk to Get You Tea DrunkPaul Rosenberg. Photo: vivianjohnson.comYou don’t just drink tea with Paul Rosenberg. You sniff its heady fragrance, examine its mouth-feel, lie back on pillows ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 22, 2009 WW Editorial Staff

Best Buys


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Best House of CardsRandy Archer of Baseball Cards and More. Photo by Mike Perrault.Much has changed since 1982, but one thing has not: Serious sports card collectors head to Baseball Cards and More (1 ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 22, 2009 WW Editorial Staff

Best Nights


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Best Reading SeriesTony’s Tavern. Photo by Matt D’Annunzio.If you’re ready to upgrade your bar entertainment from a jukebox to a poetry reading, swing by Tony’s Tavern (1955 W ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 22, 2009 WW Editorial Staff

2009 Best of Portland Readers Poll


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1,648 of you responded to our call to name the best Portland has to offer. Here are your opinions: Best Place to Eat DinnerThere was no contest: You’re all still loco for John Gorham’s ter ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 22, 2009 BEN WATERHOUSE
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