Earlier this year, I predicted that Portland Experimental Theatre Ensemble’s Song of the Dodo would
be unlike anything else on a Portland stage this fall. It was an easy
wager. From the walls
You may not have yet stopped by Ecliptic Brewing (825 N Cook St., 265-8002, eclipticbrewing.com),
but you’ve almost certainly had John Harris’ beer. The Oregon brewing
luminary perfected the
Oregon brewing legend John Harris has been making beer for
more than 30 years. Rigel Sparkling Ale, currently on tap at his
just-opened Ecliptic Brewing in North Portland, has been in the works
Everyone thinks they know Our Town. The play has
become code for cloying sentimentality, the sort of white-bread drama
trotted out regularly by high-school theater departments. If people
From the beginning of Foxfinder,
it’s clear we’ve entered an off-kilter world. Even the set is askew: The
stage slopes in different directions, and a door frame slants sharply
to one side. T
Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave is a brutal, beautiful and vital film.
Movie Reviews & Stories
Twelve Years a Slave was part of a literary tide. When the memoir was published in 1853, Uncle Tom’s Cabin
and Frederick Douglass’ autobiography were bestsellers, helping to fuel
Halloween has become dangerously homogenized. Everywhere,
you find the same candy and the same superhero costumes and the same
should know better: Trick-or-treating s
The Counselor screened after WW press deadlines. It's recommended only for those who wish to see Cameron Diaz wearing a hooded jacket that makes her look like vaguely an Ewok. Critic's Grade: D+
So far as I can tell, The Counselor has one primary lesson to teach viewers: Drug trafficking is bad. Real bad. Unless, of course, you’re an exotic dancer-turned-...
Our guide to getting mashed in your own neighborhood.
Food Reviews & Stories
Everything you need to know about your local wineries, including hours, directions and drink picks.1. Boedecker Cellars
2621 NW 30th Ave., 224-5778, boedeckercellars.com.
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