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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.


Headout
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

Bar Guide 2014: Paymaster Lounge


Bar Guide
Paymaster Lounge1020 NW 17th Ave., 943-2780. 2 pm-2:30 am daily.You’d be forgiven for being unable to keep the name of this bar straight. After an Austin, Texas, bar called Moonshine sent a cease-an   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

Bar Guide 2014: Pepe Le Moko


Bar Guide
(NEW!) Pepe Le Moko407 SW 10th Ave., 546-8537, pepelemokopdx.com. 4 pm-2 am daily.For a bar that barely announces its presence—just a plain storefront, the name in cursive on the window—Pepe Le Mo   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

Bar Guide 2014: Atlantis Lounge


Bar Guide
Atlantis Lounge3552 N Mississippi Ave., 288-3231, mississippipizza.com. 5 pm-midnight Sunday-Thursday, 5 pm-1 am Friday-Saturday.With its low-slung ceiling, windowless walls and stained-glass mermaid    More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON
 

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