Progressive-era Portland tried to stamp out juvenile delinquency with a child government. In 1914, Hollywood noticed.
Movie Reviews & Stories
A century ago, Portland faced a terrible
scourge. The city’s newsboys were corrupting the city’s moral fiber.
These inveterate ruffians, who numbered in the hundreds, were known for
Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein take the stage as Portland's ambassadors to itself
Arts & Books
Image courtesy of IFC's Portlandia BlogThe premise is, I suppose, simple: Take Portland on a tour, not merely in the pages of magazines and dailies, but actually as a place. Who says one city can’t visit another? But then of course, it is not so much Portland that is touring in live form to Seattle and New York and Boston (and also at the tour’s kickoff at the Hollywood Theater this past Tuesday, ...