Italian-born Isabella Rossellini was formerly best known
for her famous parents, modeling career, roles in over 40 films, Emmy
and Golden Globe nominations, three books and shacking up with Martin
Everything old is new again in Portland’s coffee scene.
Why is Portland, of all places, the capital of American
coffee culture? There’s no overt explanation why a city celebrated for
its slacker attitude also devotes so much energy to the roasting and
Cartoonists tackle L'Heure Espagnole and L'Enfant et les Sortileges
Arts & Books
Not widely publicized outside the niche worlds of Portland's comic drawing and opera going communities, every time Portland Opera debuts a new show, the company invites local cartoonists to one of the final dress rehearsals to sketch the performance. It's a bit of a gimmick, but hey: opera comics! And much of the work is very good, offering a fresh perspective on an art not typically known fo...
Food & Drink
For a city with 40 gazillion food carts, Portland is severely lacking in the most quintessential of mobile food vendors: the ice cream truck. Some might argue that's because the city is cold and wet most of the year, but that's exactly the kind of defeatist attitude that keeps delicious cones of sunshine and butterfat from brightening our streets.Thus, we were excited to More
Food & Drink
Portland's home-brewed coffee empire Stumptown is expanding to Chicago, according to Time Out Chicago.Bean baron Duane Sorenson told the paper he not only plans to open a coffee bar there, but also a roastery, which would presumably put the company is a position to ...
Margaret Cho, Andy Dick, Kristen Schaal and 170 others
Arts & Books
The 2011 Bridgetown Comedy Festival has announced its full lineup, with some big-name headliners in Margaret Cho, Andy Dick and Kristen Schaal, along with some 170 others. Now in its fourth year, the festival returns to Hawthorne Blvd. April 21-24. You can nab a ticket to all four days for $60 until March 31 (yes that's tomorr...
Arts & BooksFifty and Fifty is a neat group art collaboration based out of New York, in which designers from all 50 states illustrate their state's motto.
The honor of visualizing Oregon was bestowed upon Aaron Draplin of Draplin Design Co. ...
Movie Reviews & Stories
A word of warning for fans of sweeping period romances: This is not the Jane Eyre
you are looking for. Young director Cary Fukunaga and screenwriter
Moira Buffini pull everything dark out of Charlot