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Bridgetown Comedy Festival Announces Full Lineup

Margaret Cho, Andy Dick, Kristen Schaal and 170 others

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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...   More
 
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 by RUTH BROWN

Fifty and Fifty

Designing Oregon's state motto

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Fifty 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. ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 by RUTH BROWN

Crust Punk

Sizzle pie is only rock ’n’ roll—but we like it.


Food Reviews & Stories
With no real indigenous pizza style to call our own, Portland’s late-blossoming pizza scene is often defined by its torchbearers   More
 
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 RUTH BROWN

Jane Eyre

What a bunch of miserable assholes.


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   More
 
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 RUTH BROWN

Out Of Sorts

A group of Portland printers revives the lost art of metal type casting.


Featured Stories
Once upon a time, before fonts came packaged in .zip files and people still owned pens, creating a page of printed text    More
 
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 RUTH BROWN

The Portland Farmers Market Returns

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Huzzah! The Portland Farmers Market at PSU returns tomorrow, for its 20th year of selling locally grown, raised, baked, pickled, slaughtered, cured and fire-roasted food to the good people of Portland. The forecast is for rain (surprise!) but the market is boasting 11 shin...   More
 
Friday, March 18, 2011 by RUTH BROWN

Cheap Eats 2011: Prasad


Food Reviews & Stories
7:30 am-7 pm Monday-Friday, 9 am-7 pm Saturday-Sunday. When vegan institution Blossoming Lotus vacated Yoga Pearl for a slightly more granola part of town last year, Prasad stepped in    More
 
Tuesday, March 8, 2011 RUTH BROWN

Cheap Eats 2011: Tandoor Indian Kitchen


Food Reviews & Stories
Let’s be honest—the Indian lunch buffet is all about quantity over quality. It’s the challenge of testing how much chicken tikka you can guzzle before your brain catches up to your stomach or    More
 
Tuesday, March 8, 2011 RUTH BROWN

Cheap Eats 2011: Artemis Cafe


Food Reviews & Stories
It’s easy to walk past the plain-Jane exterior of this cafe in favor of Southeast Division Street’s more eye-catching eateries. Don’t. Inside, you’ll be rewarded with a deli case brimming wi   More
 
Monday, March 7, 2011 RUTH BROWN

Cheap Eats 2011: Bete-Lukas


Food Reviews & Stories
Ethiopian dining is rarely an elegant affair, and the white tablecloths, real napkins and minimalist decor of Bete-Lukas don’t exactly scream, “Pull up a pew and start scarfing lentils with your   More
 
Monday, March 7, 2011 RUTH BROWN
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