Sirens call: Festival celebrates, promotes women in art, comedy, music and more

Sirens call: Festival celebrates, promotes women in art, comedy, music and more

More than a decade ago, the perception was that women in the local entertainment business —...

Paddlin' in the pumpkins

Paddlin' in the pumpkins

West Coast Giant Pumpkin Regatta excites as Halloween draws near Floating and frolic and fun were...

Cocktail week raises the bar on the craft, business of mixology

Cocktail week raises the bar on the craft, business of mixology

Bread & Brew If Oregon was a cocktail, what would it be? There’s a good chance it would...

Bravo for 50 years

Bravo for 50 years

Portland Opera marks 50-year milestone with 'Die Fledermaus,' its 1964 debut Portland Opera...

Clackamas District Garden Clubs devoted to community service

Clackamas District Garden Clubs devoted to community service

Before every meeting of the Clackamas District Garden Clubs, all members recite a pledge vowing...

Light the Night walkers honor, remember Bethany Hartung

Light the Night walkers honor, remember Bethany Hartung

The facts are stark: Bethany Hartung graduated from Clackamas High School in 2003, was diagnosed...

GHS senior returns to starring role at OTC

GHS senior returns to starring role at OTC

The duo that charmed audiences in last year’s “Fancy Nancy” is back for the Oregon...

Haunts, hangouts and spooky stuff

Haunts, hangouts and spooky stuff

Kids of every age don't need to look far for Halloween happenings Ghosts, ghouls, goblins and...

Brick-and-mortar Cultured Caveman needs to evolve

Brick-and-mortar Cultured Caveman needs to evolve

Bread & Brew Four months ago, Cultured Caveman became the latest Portland food cart to cross the...

AcroYoga: Connect and play

AcroYoga: Connect and play

New yoga participants encouraged to get off mat and 'engage with other people' You may have seen...

Davis Graveyard haunts Milwaukie once again

Davis Graveyard haunts Milwaukie once again

Creator Jeff Davis talks about his famous graveyard The Portland Tribune paid Jeff Davis a visit...

Forest of Arts to celebrate with music, environment

Forest of Arts to celebrate with music, environment

“Celebrate the natural environment and see art created out of organic substances found in...

Project Pabst

Project Pabst

PBR-loving city can drink in 3 days of music Matt Slessler, a field marketing representative for...

Bread & Brew: Clutch banks on sausage as new fast-casual trend

Bread & Brew: Clutch banks on sausage as new fast-casual trend

Could pad thai sausage — with all of the ingredients stuffed deliciously in the sausage...

Fans warm up as Winterhawks start season, shoot for WHL championship

Fans warm up as Winterhawks start season, shoot for WHL championship

Fans warm up as Winterhawks start season, shoot for WHL championship Summer turns to ice for the...

New skydiving venture ready to call Mulino Airport home

New skydiving venture ready to call Mulino Airport home

Pacific Northwest Skydiving Center, LLC., started a lease agreement with the community airport in...

Coleman Ranch Ride: Event benefits Rider Relief Fund

Coleman Ranch Ride: Event benefits Rider Relief Fund

A total of 39 riders took part in a guided tour of the Coleman Ranch in Molalla, benefitting the...

White Horse owners giving Molalla landmark a facelift

White Horse owners giving Molalla landmark a facelift

Ryan Gengler and Ben Rash of Silverton bought the restaurant and lounge after it had been closed...

Molalla Train Park to celebrate Founder's Day, 60th Anniversary

Molalla Train Park to celebrate Founder's Day, 60th Anniversary

The late Harry Harvey had the idea for a park where families could go to ride and learn about...

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Photo Credit: TOYOTA MOTOR SALES, U.S.A., INC. - The 2014 Toyota Tundra looks especailly rugged with the optional TRD Off-Road package.
October 31, 2014

2014 Toyota Tundra: Challenging Detroit head on

by Jim Redden
Driving the large, powerful and supremely comfortable 2014 Toyota Tundra down the road, it's hard to remember that the company first broke into the American maker with a mini truck. It's a sign…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF JEOPARDY - Portlands Ali Palmer won big on Jeopardy! on Oct. 22, but fell short the next day.
October 30, 2014

Bits & Pieces: Changing Peacock

by Jason Vondersmith
We’re not past Halloween or Thanksgiving, yet it’s time for some Christmas news. The popular Peacock Lane holiday lights display in Southeast Portland will be more strictly organized this year.…
October 30, 2014

Live Music

by Rob Cullivan
Nov. 1 So long, Slabtown? Due to a variety of challenges, Slabtown will open its doors to rockers one last time this week. A group of people affiliated with the club has been working on a…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF ARTISTS REP - David Ornette Cherry collaborates with Artists Repertory Theatre in Organic Nation Listening Club, Nov. 1 and 2.
October 30, 2014

The Short List

by Jason Vondersmith
STAGE ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ The rowdy, saucy and tongue-in-cheek stage musical that inspired the cult classic film has passed 40, and Live On Stage’s version wraps up in Portland. 7:30 p.m.…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF RICK HUDDLE - Portlander Rick Huddle left an engineering career to be an entertainer - with no regrets.
October 30, 2014

Huddle makes opera debut, without singing

by Jason Vondersmith
Portland entertainer Rick Huddle makes his Portland Opera debut in “Die Fledermaus,” Nov. 7 through 15 at Keller Auditorium. He won’t be singing, he quickly clarifies. “Just some silent, but…
October 30, 2014

Wheels of Justice compete to be queens of the world rink

by Jason Vondersmith
Roller derby all-stars ranked No. 2, bound for championships It’s an exciting time for the Rose City Rollers, our city’s resident roller derby organization, and it’s all-star squad, Wheels of…
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Don Nussmeier stands by a sign explaining the new hearing loop system installed at Lakewood Center for the Arts. Nussmeier led the effort to have the system installed.
October 30, 2014

In the (hearing) loop

by Cliff Newell
Don Nussmeier's experience with hearing loss leads to the installation of new technology at Lakewood Center Don Nussmeier began losing his hearing at the age of 10, and doctors told him he would…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Con Bro Chill: Lakeridge High grad Connor Martin, his brother Sam, childhood friend Ty Andre and fomer college roomie Steve Felts. The band will perform Friday night in Portland.
October 30, 2014

For Lakeridge grads, it's a neon-colored world

by Saundra Sorenson
Con Bro Chill, which got its musical start in Lake Oswego, now promotes a message of party purism A nationally televised promo for fall television features a locally harvested earworm. CBS has…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF NAOMI POMEROY - Chef Naomi Pomeroy will be one of six James Beard Award-winning chefs acting as mentors to one of six contestants in a TV competition.
October 29, 2014

Chefs crush it with new video game, TV competition

by Jennifer Anderson
There are two types of chefs in Portland: Those who wouldn’t be caught dead in front of a TV camera, and those who live for it. Gregory Gourdet and Naomi Pomeroy belong squarely in the second…
October 28, 2014

Bits & Pieces: Do the Generals have a chance at a win?

by Jason Vondersmith
Go … Generals? You gotta love the Harlem Globetrotters. The clownish basketball troupe of ball-handling wizards and trick shot artists is advertising its February shows in Portland as an…

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Oct 28, 2014

Catching up with three good books

by Stephen Alexander
The reader’s paradox is that there are far too many books — far too many good books — to read in a lifetime. This problem is exacerbated for a book critic when deadlines and copy space dictate…
Oct 28, 2014

The Big Screen

by Jason Vondersmith
Last week “Stonehearst Asylum”; “The Blue Room” Oct. 31: “Before I Go To Sleep” (Clarius Entertainment), R, 92 minutes About — A woman suffers a traumatic injury and can’t remember things day to…
Photo Credit: DOUG BERGER - The 2015 Nissan GT-R in Central Oregon during the 2014 Run to the Sun organized by the Northwest Automotive Press Association.
Oct 24, 2014

2015 Nissan GT-R: The ultimate factory tuner

by Jim Redden
The 2015 Nissan GT-R is a pain in the ass. By that I mean, the optional Recaro seats that came in my test car are built for a skinny teenager, which I'm not. But they are consistent with…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Shane Kramer lost his battle with follicular non-Hodgkins lymphoma in January 2013. His mom, Susan, will take part in the Light the Night Walk on the Portland waterfront on Saturday in Shane's honor.
Oct 24, 2014

Lighting the way for Shane Kramer

by Shannon O. Wells
Leukemia victim's family to take part in 'Light the Night Walk' As is often the case with young cancer patients, Shane Kramer had to work his way through a process before finding peace with his…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF BB GUN PRESS - Gary Numan of Cars fame has released a new EP, I Am Dust, a dark take on the world and its dystopian future. He plays the Roseland Theater, Oct. 26.
Oct 23, 2014

Live Music

by Rob Cullivan
Oct. 23 Engineered for history The Hollywood Theater hosts a screening of “Sound & Chaos: The Story of BC Studio” which tells the tale of the Brooklyn studio where hip hop took shape and the…
POUNDSTONE
Oct 23, 2014

The Short List

by Jason Vondersmith
STAGE ‘New Now Wow!’ The Northwest Dance Project features world-premiere contemporary works by choreographers Jiri Pokorny of Czech Republic/Netherlands, Yin Yue of China/New York City and Minh…
Oct 23, 2014

Mandolin madness will infect Portland

by Rob Cullivan
Classical mandolin players to gather for 27th annual meetup Bill Jordens, 86, has been playing mandolin since the Great Depression and is still going strong. The Gresham resident — who taught…
Ivy and Bean.
Oct 21, 2014

Theater's in full bloom

by Jason Vondersmith
October comes around, and the Portland theater scene gets pretty darn excited. It’s time for the new season, and most companies have made their season debuts. The Broadway Across America tour…
Oct 21, 2014

The Big Screen

by Jason Vondersmith
Last week “The Book of Life”; “St. Vincent”; “Men Women & Children” This week Oct. 24: “The Good Lie” (WB), PG-13, 110 minutes About — A Kansas counselor changes the lives of Sudanese refugees…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF ECLIPTIC BREWING - Ecliptic Brewing celebrates its one-year anniversary at 825 N. Cook St. with an intergalactic planetary party to eclipse all others. On Thursday, Oct. 23, owner/brewmaster John Harris will host an eclipse viewing party from Ecliptic's parking lot.
Oct 17, 2014

B&B Lite: Growl, it's a party time for beer lovers

by Jennifer Anderson
Monday update: Within five days, GrowlerWerks topples its stretch goal with $226,604 in pledges The liquid sunshine is finally here, Portland. Or is it? Either way, time to grab your favorite…