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Late Night Library

Two coasts, one podcast.


Books
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   More
 
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 MARIANNA HANE WILES

Anne Lamott, Some Assembly Required

Operating Instructions version 2.0.


Books
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   More
 
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 MARIANNA HANE WILES

Live Review: 4x4=8 Musicals at the CoHo Theatre

4x4=8 musicals by john oules

4x4=8. Yes, they know the math is wrong, but the title is still apt. Live on Stage Productions’ contribution to the Fertile Ground festival consists of eight short musicals, each performed on a 4-foot by 4-foot stage. The idea was hatched by longtime Ten Tiny Dances lighting designer...   More
 
Friday, January 27, 2012 by MARIANNA HANE WILES

Top 10 Local Books From 2011


Books
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   More
 
Wednesday, December 28, 2011 MARIANNA HANE WILES

Gift Guide 2011: Mississippi Avenue


Gift Guide
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    More
 
Wednesday, December 7, 2011 MARIANNA HANE WILES

Animals and Plants (Coho Productions)

Welcome to the Hotel Carolina.


Performance
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   More
 
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 MARIANNA HANE WILES

Summer Guide 2011: Go Stay Inside

When the mercury swoops up into the triple digits at the end of July, where do you go for a breath of cool air?


Featured Stories
SHOP AROUND 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   More
 
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 MARIANNA HANE WILES

The Pearl

Shop here for: letterpressed party invitations, vintage and imported stocking stuffers, and cozy eco-friendly togs.


Special Section Stories
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 ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 MARIANNA HANE WILES

Devour 2010


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   More
 
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 MARIANNA HANE WILES

Devour 2010


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   More
 
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 MARIANNA HANE WILES
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