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Bar Guide 2014: The Foggy Notion


Bar Guide
The Foggy Notion3416 N Lombard St., 240-0249, thefoggynotion.com. 5 pm-2:30 am Tuesday-Sunday.Big changes could be coming to the Foggy Notion. Or...not. In early March, the North Lombard dive, our sou   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

Bar Guide 2014: Moloko


Bar Guide
Moloko3967 N Mississippi Ave., 288-6272, molokopdx.com. 4 pm-2 am daily.With its name and sleek modernist layout, Moloko pays blatant homage to the milk bars of A Clockwork Orange. But the shtick most   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

Bar Guide 2014: The Oregon Public House


Bar Guide
The Oregon Public House700 NE Dekum St., 828-0884, oregonpublichouse.com. Noon-10 pm Tuesday-Thursday, noon-10 pm Friday-Saturday, noon-9 pm Sunday.Woodlawn’s Oregon Public House certainly has a cat   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

Bar Guide 2014: Reverend Nat's Cidery and Public Taproom


Bar Guide
Reverend Nat’s Cidery and Public Taproom1813 NE 2nd Ave., 567-2221, revnats.com. 5-10 pm Thursday-Saturday, noon-5 pm Sunday.Launched in the fall of 2011 in a Woodlawn basement and garage, Nat’s h   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

Bar Guide 2014: Saraveza


Bar Guide
Saraveza1004 N Killingsworth St., 206-4252, saraveza.com. 11 am-midnight daily.North Portland’s favorite spot to watch a Green Bay Packers game, Saraveza is a supremely warm and comfy place with a s   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

Bar Guide 2014: Sloan's Tavern


Bar Guide
Sloan’s Tavern36 N Russell St., 287-2262, sloanstavern.com. 11 am-10 pm Monday-Thursday, 11 am-midnight Friday.Plenty of ink has been given to certain contingents of this floral-carpeted truck-stop    More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

The Bard of Lithia

A trip to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival revitalizes an exhausted theater critic.


Performance
“Uh-oh! We have a critic!” It’s Friday afternoon at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and I have just been outed. Sitting in the sixth row of the Angus Bowmer Theatre, I feel 600 sets of    More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

Sidekicks

Holding out for a hero.


Performance
Like the Justice League meets The Office, Sidekicks imagines the everyday drudgery of being a superhero—and the particular travails of playing second fiddle to the big shots. Set in a land calle   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

The Great Flood

A mesmerizing, wordless trip along the Mississippi.


Movie Reviews & Stories
There’s a moment in The Great Flood, a documentary about the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927, when a woman being evacuated wades through knee-deep water. Her hair mussed and her clothes soaked   More
 
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

Q&A: Kimberly Jensen

From 1917 to 1923, Oregon women who tested positive for venereal disease were incarcerated. Jensen, a history and gender studies professor, discusses why.

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When Margaret Sanger tried to open a birth-control clinic in 1916, she was jailed. When Oregon women tested positive for venereal disease at the same time, they also landed themselves in lockup, even as men went free. Oregon was the first state to intern women who tested positive—many were kept at the Cedars Detention Home in Troutdale—and the state’s policies became a model for the rest of ...   More
 
Monday, March 31, 2014 by REBECCA JACOBSON
 

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