Catch Orange fever, pack a picnic

Catch Orange fever, pack a picnic

Orange is the new food color in Portland this month. It’s inspired a special beer. And ice...

State fair is 'Crazy Fun' since Day One

State fair is 'Crazy Fun' since Day One

Oregon State Fair celebrates 150th year Harking back to when they had to find a place to park a...

Annual film fest: Best place to sit in dark

Annual film fest: Best place to sit in dark

Lineup includes docs, narratives, short flicks; Vinton to get award The third annual Portland...

Model trains chug into Portland

Model trains chug into Portland

All aboard for trip to Expo Center as weekend trade, public show draws enthusiasts from across...

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Portland's Features

AMERCAN HONDA MOTORS - From the outside, you'd never know Acura's sportiest RLX is a hybrid.
August 28, 2015

2016 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD: Green done right

by Jim Redden
No, your eyes aren't deceiving you. The full name of the new hybrid version of Acura's flagship RLX sedan is Sport Hybrid SH-AWD. That's "Sport" as in sporty and SH-AWD as in Acura's excellent Super Handling-All Wheel Drive system. And it's not…
COURTESY: BRIAN MOCK - 'Guardian of the Lake' by Brian Mock is part of the Gallery Without Walls exhibit in downtown Lake Oswego.
August 27, 2015

The Short List

by Jason Vondersmith
MISC. Festa Italiana Pioneer Courthouse Square becomes “Piazza Italia” for three days of fun in the popular annual event, which features a food court and a wine garden and music. Opening ceremonies at noon Friday are followed by a grape stomping…
August 27, 2015

Bits & Pieces: Music, lights, cannons

by Jason Vondersmith
It’ll be the annual Waterfront Concert on Sept. 3, as the Oregon Symphony’s music fills the space, and skies over Waterfront Park are lit up by fireworks following Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture,” complete with military cannons from the Oregon Army…
August 27, 2015

Live Music

by Rob Cullivan
Aug. 29 Trio to try, try again Somewhere between the world of grunge and the world of progressive rock dwells Failure, the L.A. trio whose 1996 album, “Fantastic Planet,” has been cited by all the cool cats and kittens in the alternative metal and…
August 25, 2015

The Big Screen

by Jason Vondersmith
Last week, Aug. 21 “Hitman: Agent 47”; “American Ultra”; “Diary of a Teenage Girl” This week, Aug. 28 “No Escape” (Weinstein), R, 103 minutes About — With Owen Wilson in a serious role, an American family is caught in the middle of a coup and trying…
August 25, 2015

Bits & Pieces: Celebrity cooks

by Jason Vondersmith
Who makes the best chocolate cake in the state? Somebody will have bragging rights after the Celebrity Chocolate Cake Smack-down at noon Tuesday, Aug. 25, at the Oregon Historical Society, 1200 S.W. Park Ave. (free and open to the public). Gerry…
KIA MOTORS AMERICA - The 2016 Kia Sorento is larger but still stylish.
August 21, 2015

2016 Kia Sorento: Bigger is better

by Jim Redden
Kia isn't exactly following the rules with its crossover lineup, but no one's complaining. The redesigned 2016 Sorento is the late unconventional entry where potential buyers are the winners. It's getting increasingly common for manufacturers to…
COURTESY PHOTO - Asleep at the Wheel plays the Aladdin Theater, Aug. 26, touring in support of its third Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys tribute album.
August 20, 2015

Live Music

by Rob Cullivan
Aug. 21 Queen of Oz Made up of vocalist Dorothy Martin, drummer Zac Morris, guitarist Mark Jackson, and bassist Gregg Cash, L.A.’s Dorothy is the Next Big Thing in rock ‘n’ roll, given they’re loud, swampy, thumpy, bluesy and melodic. Martin’s voice…
JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - The roof above the top deck near the stern of the River Queen has begun to collapse. A message warns trespassers to stay off the boat, and a vending machine sits as a sarcastic greeting for the 'tweakers,' according to owner Clay Jonak.
August 20, 2015

Ghost Queen: Story of the forgotten River Queen

by John William Howard
Rotting ship lurks upriver from Goble, story fades with time It’s been a ghost for nearly two decades, whispering memories from a bygone age. Now, the River Queen, once a Portland floating attraction, sits and rots, its future unsure and its aging…
TRIBUNE PHOTOS: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL - Grace Lim stands in front of her recent contemporary abstract works and in the spacious art studio in her Happy Valley home. She has put on about 30 exhibits in the past seven years - mostly abroad.
August 20, 2015

The world of Grace Lim

by Jason Vondersmith
Local artist, known worldwide, remains under the radar here Following in her family’s footsteps, Grace Lim went the academic and business route, going to college, teaching, working for financial firms such as Wells Fargo and selling insurance. But,…

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Aug 20, 2015

The Short List

by Jason Vondersmith
MUSIC MusicFestNW The annual festival includes bands Foster the People, Beirut, Modest Modest and many more, and they’re all-ages shows with two stages at Waterfront Park. 4 p.m. Friday, Aug.…
COURTESY: DAVID AMZALLAG - Amy Watson (with partner), a principal dancer with the Royal Danish Ballet, will join the Oregon Ballet Theatre for its Amore Italiano show, Oct. 10-17 at Keller Auditorium.
Aug 18, 2015

Bits & Pieces: Danish notables

by Jason Vondersmith
The Oregon Ballet Theatre welcomes Amy Watson, a dancer from the Royal Danish Ballet, as a guest artist for its upcoming production of “Amore Italiano,” which includes the company premiere of…
Aug 18, 2015

The Big Screen

by Jason Vondersmith
Last week, Aug. 14 “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.”; “The End of the Tour”; “Underdogs”; “Straight Outta Compton” This week, Aug. 21 “Hitman: Agent 47” (20th Century Fox), R, 92 minutes About — A woman…
Aug 13, 2015

From newcomers to known acts, Musicfest NW lineup is eclectic

by Rob Cullivan
Thousands expected to head to Waterfront Park Aug. 21-23 MusicFestNW features a varied lineup of musical performers, from melodramatic balladeers to raucous punks. The lineup, which includes…
Aug 13, 2015

TALENT BUYER FINDS BEST OF THE BEST

by Jon Fuccillo
Matthew McLean wasted no time when he started searching for the best of the best, while booking his first major music festival in Portland — MusicFestNW. He was even lucky enough to land indie…
Aug 13, 2015

The Short List

by Jason Vondersmith
MISC. North American Organic Brewers Festival The 11th annual event has the motto “Drink Organic, Save the Planet, One Beer at a Time,” and it’s tabbed as the only all-organic brewers festival…
HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY - The exterior of the 2015 Hyundai Genesis looks like luxury cars costing thousands more.
Aug 14, 2015

2015 Hyundai Genesis AWD 3.8: Serious luxury contender

by Jim Redden
The 2015 Genesis sedan would make the perfect getaway car. Some witnesses would say it was a full-size Mercedes. Others would swear it was an Audi. A few might say it was an Infiniti. Hardly…
REVIEW PHOTO: CLIFF NEWELL - Memories and books by the late Ann Rule are piled up in the house of Anne Jaeger in Lake Oswego. The women bonded 31 years ago during a notorious murder trial.
Aug 17, 2015

'She didn't write about killers so much as people'

by Cliff Newell
Seldom has such a warm, deep friendship gotten off to such an inauspicious start. It was 1984, and TV news reporter Anne Jaeger was hustling to take her seat in the courtroom where she would…
'No Call Too Small' is available at The Review's office in downtown Lake Oswego or online at Amazon.com.
Aug 15, 2015

'No Call Too Small' more than a motto

by Saundra Sorenson
Compilation of Police Log highlights is really a tribute to the LOPD and the community it serves It used to frustrate longtime Review reporter Cliff Newell when people would tell him their…
Aug 13, 2015

Live Music

by Rob Cullivan
Aug. 13, 16 Blazing new trails Portland band Sabonis is Edward Beaudin on guitar and vocals, Michael Campbell on guitar and vocals, Roc12 on bass and vocals, Cyrus Lampton on drums and vocals,…