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Bike Guide 2014: The Longhaulers, Shops and Rides


Bike Guide
SHOP Next Adventure 426 SE Grand Ave., 233-0706, nextadventure.net. 10 am-7 pm Monday-Friday, 10 am-6 pm Saturday and 11 am-5 pm Sunday. Your pit stop for all the camping supplies you’ll need o   More
 
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

The Pirates of Penzance

Batten down the hatches.


Theater
You can’t blame Bill Rauch for wanting to spice up The Pirates of Penzance. The 1879 Gilbert & Sullivan operetta is a frothy affair with plenty of rascally swashbucklers and dewy-cheeked mai   More
 
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

Bridgetown Comedy Festival Picks by Day

Our recommendations for what to see this weekend.

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Navigating the Bridgetown Comedy Festival can make you wish you had Hermione’s Time Turner. With four days, 15 stages and nearly 200 performers, it’s an overwhelming beast. The good news is that anywhere you throw a sandwich, you’re likely to hit talent, whether a big-deal headliner (Emo Philips, Reggie Watts, W. Kamau Be...   More
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 by REBECCA JACOBSON

Learn to Be Latina (Milagro Theatre)

Is being the wrong kind of brown keeping you down?


Theater
Learn to Be Latina has a little something for everyone. A Missy Elliott dance routine featuring a backflip that transitions into twerking. A muff-eating puppet. AIDS jokes. The Macarena. A tende   More
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

The Rise and Fall of Portland’s Boy Mayor

Progressive-era Portland tried to stamp out juvenile delinquency with a child government. In 1914, Hollywood noticed.


Movie Reviews & Stories
A century ago, Portland faced a terrible scourge. The city’s newsboys were corrupting the city’s moral fiber. These inveterate ruffians, who numbered in the hundreds, were known for gambling   More
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

Frice Pastry/Philippe’s Bread


Food Reviews & Stories
Ask Kurt Huffman how much his restaurant empire ChefStable used to spend on bread, and he’ll answer quickly: “A lot.” Bread markups are notoriously high, and for restaurateurs with a stake i   More
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

The Fleecing of America

Normcore Made Portland the Center of the Fashion Universe.


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Not so long ago, Portland was a J.C. Penney in the grand plaza of high fashion, a place where mustachioed lumberjacks and yoga moms were the most stylish people in town. The city’s tiny cabal of   More
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

pool (no water) (Theatre Vertigo)

No lifeguard on duty.


Theater
Say a man dies of AIDS. Now say a friend collects his blood and bandages and condoms and catheters and makes them into art. Has this artist crossed the line between creation and exploitation? At   More
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

TNT Confirms The Librarians is Filming in Portland

The series, executive produced by Leverage's Dean Devlin, stars Noah Wyle, Rebecca Romijn and Christian Kane.

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If Christian Kane’s tweets about his haircut hadn’t provided enough evidence, TNT confirmed today that new series The Librarians is shooting in Portland. The network has ord...   More
 
Thursday, April 10, 2014 by REBECCA JACOBSON

Bar Guide 2014: Bushwhacker


Bar Guide
Bushwhacker1212-D SE Powell Blvd., 445-0577, bushwhackercider.com. Noon-11 pm Sunday-Thursday, noon-midnight Friday-Saturday.Today, the idea of opening a cider-only bar seems almost old hat, thanks to   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON
 

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