We asked four Portlanders for their perspectives on Gus Van Sant. Here’s what they said.
Movie Reviews & Stories
JON RAYMOND, Author
I first laid eyes on Gus Van Sant sometime around 1990. It was at the Clinton Street Theater, and he was screening Mala Noche in the lead-up to the release of My Own Private Idaho
Let’s be honest: You’re not going to remember New Year’s
Eve. Any money you spend to get into a show that night will be flushed
out of your consciousness and down the toilet on a wave of tha
The most successful local theater production of the year was Sweeney Todd, which sold 19,859 tickets at Portland Center Stage. Patton Oswalt wasHelium Comedy Club’sbiggest draw, selling outall three
Letters to the Editor
Thanks to Aaron Mesh for this excellent article [“Tusk, but Verify,” WW,
Dec. 12, 2012]. This is the first time the real plans for the offsite
preserve were revealed to the public. And it does
A green and red mess of Portland’s tastiest tamales.
Food Reviews & Stories
If you want great tamales this Christmas, you have to head
south. Not too far south—just to Milwaukie’s pint-size Casa de Tamales,
a shop with walls packed with gewgaws including a marlin, fra
And he sounds oddly sincere about pre-pooping your coffee for you.
Food & Drink
Portland blanketed the Internet memescape yet again for its gourmet-absurdist foodie-ism, this time in the form of a Craigslist post (now offline, but screenshotted here) from a person claiming that they would be making their own kopi luwak coffee—otherwise known as cat-poop coffee—by eating and defecating the coffee personally.Kopi luwak, in case you didn't know, is considered the most expensive ...
United States Soccer Federation announced the formation of a new women’s professional soccer league in a media conference call this morning, and Portland will be home to one of the new teams.Seattle, D.C., and Kansas City will also join four former Women’s Professional Soccer teams: Boston Breakers, Chicago Red Stars, NY/NJ Sky Blue and Western New York Flash. The league, which hasn’t been named ...