Arts & Books Stories
Debut poetry and fiction doesn’t have much visibility in the publishing world these days. Enter
Paul Martone and Erin Hoover, a fiction writer and a poet who paired up
to create Late Night Libra
Nearly 20 years ago, best-selling author Anne Lamott released Operating Instructions, a memoir of her son’s first year of life and her first year as a single mother. For her latest book, Some Assemb
Portland is a city of writers and readers. It’s sometimes
overwhelming how much talent we’ve got crammed into this town. To wrap
up 2011, I thought I’d offer a list of 10 very notable titles
Pistils3811 N Mississippi Ave., 288-4889, pistilsnursery.com.Walking in the store is like entering a
jungle—tendrils of air plants snake down from hanging baskets and the
walls are covered with
From the moment viewers enter the theater, stepping over
empty pizza boxes and Coors Light cans on the way to their seats, they
know this show will take them out of their comfort zones. The set is t
When the mercury swoops up into the triple digits at the end of July, where do you go for a breath of cool air?
A friend from Tucson used to spend hours wandering the
aisles of grocery stores until it cooled down at night; this is also a
good prescription for Portland’s dog days. I recommend the
Shop here for: letterpressed party invitations, vintage and imported stocking stuffers, and cozy eco-friendly togs.
Cargo380 NW 13th Ave., 209-8349, cargoinc.com.Set aside plenty of time to get lost in this cavernous warehouse—you’ll need at least an hour to fully explore all the brightly colored goods ...
Food Reviews & Stories
[BEAUTIFUL BATARDS] After 13 years in the business, Pearl Bakery is still one of the best places in Portland to pick up a crisp baguette or light, chewy ciabatta loaf to take to a dinner party. More bite-size offerings like the pecan-rosemary or chocolate panini make for a perfect snack on the way h
Food Reviews & Stories
[VIETNAMESE/EAST-ASIAN] Imagine the full spectrum of groceries available at Uwajimaya or Fubonn crammed into a space the size of a large convenience store. That’s Thanh Thao Market. There’s a wide selection of fresh fruits (helpfully labeled in Vietnamese), frozen seafood and Asian pantr