The Portland International Film Festival embraces its sinister side.
Movie Reviews & Stories
It’s a dismal time of year. February is a dark, soggy
slog—especially at the multiplex. It’s a perfect time, though, for
snuggling into a seat in a cozy arthouse theater to watch something d
Mayhaw Hoons, organizer of Friday’s VHS Swap, appraises our video collection.
Dragonheart: A New Beginning
What the hell is Dragonheart: A New Beginning? This
looks like a sequel to a movie that no one liked in the first place.
Based on that alone, I would buy it. But for
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Call it brewmaster Tonya Cornett’s Berliner Period.
Picasso went through a stage in which he
used warm, rosy colors. Cornett, the head of experimental brewing at
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North Portland’s favorite spot to watch a Green Bay
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Brew Brothers claims to have the widest selection of
brewing equipment in Oregon, and we buy their claim. Sh
Carrie Nation was a wretched old hag. With
a hatchet in one hand and a Bible in the other, she chopped up bars in
the name of temperance.
The Prohibition era that followed set back American
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Festival of Dark Arts
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Most Oregon breweries open their doors to the public. oreg
Navigating the annual Fertile Ground festival can feel
like cultivating a phenomenally overgrown garden. There are a few things
you want (kale, raspberries, butterflies), but also many you don’t