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Headout: Old Dogs, New Licks

They said Gary Marcus was too old to learn guitar. He whammied them wrong.

Think you’ve gotta be 14 and full of hormones to learn guitar? Nope, says NYU psychology professor Gary Marcus.   More
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 MELINDA HASTING

Headout: Mental Kombat

How would you fare in Ground Kontrol’s video game quiz show?

Ground Kontrol’s bimonthly Video Game Quiz Show is one of the most elaborate trivia nights in town. Gaming geeks compete on teams—like in a real television game show—using custom-built, li   More
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 MELINDA HASTING


A side-by-side comparison of Portland gyms

Culture Features
So you’ve resolved to join a gym. Good for you! But how do you choose which is right for you? Here are the essential facts.   More
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 MELINDA HASTING

Headout: Sort of Sam

WW exclusive: Sam Adams' endorsement for Portland’s next mayor.

OK, so he’s not the mayor, but when singer-songwriter Sam Adams moved to Portland a year ago from Indiana he quickly got used to the confusion.   More
Wednesday, January 4, 2012 MELINDA HASTING

Headout: Santa’s Bomb

ADX holds a warehouse sale of homemade weirdness.

Portland’s ADX is a big ol’ warehouse where the Etsy-inclined pay $40 a day to bring their designs into the third dimension using facilities not unlike what you’d find in a high school sho   More
Wednesday, December 14, 2011 MELINDA HASTING
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