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CAP Executive Director Updates: Jean Ann Van Krevelen Moves On, Michael Kaplan Moves Crowd



The former Executive Director of Cascade AIDS Project, Jean Ann Van Krevelen (above right ) has been appointed to the President's Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA)...   More
 
Thursday, October 16, 2008 by Byron Beck

UPDATE: SHE WON!!! WW talks to the Winner of Project Runway, Portland's own Leanne Marshall!




UPDATE: It's 10 pm on Wednesday, Oct. 15 and Leanimal...oops...excuse us....Leanne Marshall has just won Project Runway. And, frankly, she deserved it. A couple of days ago WW talked to Leanne Marshall. At the time she wouldn't give up the big secret, but when ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 15, 2008 by Byron Beck

Today in Election T-Shirts: The D.I.Y. Sarah Palin Project





Over at this week's WW endorsements , readers can't wait to get their hands on T-shirts bearing the Palin putd...   More
 
Wednesday, October 15, 2008 by Byron Beck

Got MILK Tickets? Gus Van Sant's movie premiere promises very special guests.




As if things won't be exciting enough at the upcoming premieres of Milk, a bio-pic about the life and times of slain gay civil rights icon, Harvey Milk, Tina Brown's brand-new The Daily Beast is reporting that the ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 15, 2008 by Byron Beck

Scoop EXTRA! Talking TV with AM Radio's Rick Emerson



On page 32 of today's edition of Willamette Week, Scoop dishes the dirt about radio jock Rick Emerson's latest "position" (and, no we are not talking about doggie-style.) It's his gig as the new host of Outlook Portland, the earl...   More
 
Wednesday, October 15, 2008 by Byron Beck

Smells Like Teen Angst

Duncan Sheik talks Spring Awakening & Ma Palin.


Queer Window
Duncan Sheik is the gayest straight man I’ve ever met. I grasped that the night I took the singer-songwriter on a tour of local titty bars back in February 2006. As he sat in the back of my rus ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 15, 2008 Byron Beck

Restaurant Guide 2008


Food Reviews & Stories
**WW has not rereviewed Genoa since it reopened in December 2009. Look for a review of Genoa and its new cafe, Accanto, in the coming months. ** Very-special-occasion restaurants—the sort of place where you are willing to drop half a paycheck—must have the following qualities: picture-pe   More
 
Wednesday, October 15, 2008 Byron Beck

Restaurant Guide 2008


Food Reviews & Stories
As high-end eateries continue to get knocked about by the rocky seas of an uncertain economy, The more modestly inclined Tabla is a harbor of unwavering consistency. Prices are respectable; the layout of the dining room and open kitchen is warm and inviting. And as for the food? Well, that’s g   More
 
Wednesday, October 15, 2008 Byron Beck

Restaurant Guide 2008


Food Reviews & Stories
Plush room. Posh drinks. Pretty patrons. You’d be (half) right if you were under the impression this was the joint to snag a drink and a naughty one-night stand. But those Gilt-y pleasures aside, this club is more than just a banging nightspot—it’s also quite the Old Town eatery. S   More
 
Wednesday, October 15, 2008 Byron Beck

Restaurant Guide 2008


Food Reviews & Stories
The interior of this unobtrusive “hut” in the Fubonn shopping center has about as much appeal as the Tiki Room, but the thatched movie-island motif isn’t the only reason you risked parking your car on 82nd Avenue. It’s the slippery slide into the mysteries of what one waitres   More
 
Wednesday, October 15, 2008 Byron Beck
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