One thing leads to another

One thing leads to another

From posters to books, Dan Stiles stirs up a stew of design and pop culture It may be a cliché...

Happy Valley resident Hailey Kilgore named Oregon's Outstanding Teen

Happy Valley resident Hailey Kilgore named Oregon's Outstanding Teen

The 16-year-old Clackamas High School student will move on to the national pageant in August - ...

Buddy Guy, Macy Gray, Gregg Allman headline annual event

Buddy Guy, Macy Gray, Gregg Allman headline annual event

Food Bank hopes lower cost will result in more donations The Waterfront Blues Festival this year...

From 'Grimm' to gelato

From 'Grimm' to gelato

Sellwood scoop: Actor Randy Schulman opens gelato cart You might recognize him from his role in...

Just Freshy goes online with local foods, goods

Just Freshy goes online with local foods, goods

Sara Tetreault grows padrón peppers in her Mount Tabor backyard garden — the kind you can...

Marissa Neitling is at a theater near you

Marissa Neitling is at a theater near you

Lake Oswego actress makes movie debut in 'San Andreas' Americans love disaster movies, and...

Taking a step back in time with Dairyville

Taking a step back in time with Dairyville

Alpenrose's Dairyville opens Sunday, June 7, with just as much historical charm as ever Written...

Move over beer, sippers want cider

Move over beer, sippers want cider

Crazy for it or just curious, drinkers are choosing 'hard juice' Now the size of small apricots,...

Soccer stars on world stage

Soccer stars on world stage

There’ll be plenty of Portland flavor in the upcoming Women’s World Cup, to be played...

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COURTESY: A-WOL DANCE COLLECTIVE - The A-WOL Dance Collective will put on its Art in the Dark event, which includes aerial dance in the trees at night, on two weekends in August.
June 30, 2015

Bits & Pieces: Amazon's best

by Jason Vondersmith
Looking for a good book? Amazon, not surprisingly, has some recommendations. The Amazon.com Editorial Team has announced its Best Books of the Year So Far, a midyear retrospective. It awarded…
GENERAL MOTORS CORPROATION - The 2015 Chevy Silverado may be more comfortable than ever, but it still looks and performs like the full-size truck it is.
June 26, 2015

2015 Chevy Silverado 1500 2WD: Good for work and play

by Jim Redden
Not that long ago, driving an unloaded pickup was like riding a bucking bronco, especially over pothole-filled roads. Not any more. Truck manufacturers have focused a lot of attention on…
June 25, 2015

Live Music

by Rob Cullivan
June 26 Secret lair We don’t know where this house concert is, but if you buy a ticket, they’ll tell you the location. Anecdotal songwriter Eric Taylor has penned tunes covered by fellow Texans…
COURTESY: TRENT HIGHTOWER PHOTOGRAPHY - Columbia Gorge Windsurfing Association puts on the Beach Bash, June 25-28 at Hood River.
June 25, 2015

Bits & Pieces: War nostalgia

by Jason Vondersmith
For history buffs, patriots or just fans of old technology and things, the new Oregon Historical Society World War II exhibit looks like can’t-miss stuff. The “World War II: A World at War, a…
COURTESY: CHRISTOPHER PEDDECORD - 'Summers Splendors,' by Northwest Dance Project and Chamber Music Northwest, combines Chopin music and world premiere dances by Lindsey McGill and Elijah Labay.
June 25, 2015

The Short List

by Jason Vondersmith
MISC. Sake Fest The fifth annual event features food by some 40 local chefs and international and local sake producers, including Forest Grove’s SakeOne. There’ll be more than 130 samples of…
June 23, 2015

The Big Screen

by Jason Vondersmith
Last week, June 19 “Inside Out”; “Dope” This week, June 26 “Ted 2” (Universal), R, 115 minutes About — Ted gets married, but to be a parent, he has to be a person in the court’s eyes. Stars —…
COURTESY PHOTOS - Itll be a big night June 27 in Seaside for Miss Oregon hopefuls, including Gabriella Sturgill, Miss Willamette Valley.
June 23, 2015

Three local women compete for 2015 Miss Oregon crown

by Ellen Spitaleri
State title winner advances to Miss America pageant Three young women with ties to the Portland metropolitan area will compete on the Miss Oregon stage in Seaside, hoping to become a state…
AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO. INC. - The exterior of the 2016 Acura MDX is contemporary without being overly flashy.
June 19, 2015

2016 Acura MDX: Well-balanced family SUV

by Jim Redden
The 2016 Acura MDX was chosen Best Premium Utility Vehicle at this year's annual Mudfest outdoor vehicle competition conducted by the Northwest Automotive Press Association. As the name of the…
June 18, 2015

The Short List

by Jason Vondersmith
MISC. Helium Comedy Club Jay Mohr appears at the Portland club, at 1510 S.E. Ninth Ave., 8 p.m. Thursday, June 18, and 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 19 and 20 ($30-$38). Then,…
June 18, 2015

'Make Music Day PDX'

by Jason Vondersmith
Talk about a massive music marathon. An event that started from the Fete de la Musique in Paris and touts music being played in 725 cities around the world, the “Make Music Day” has arrived in…

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PHOTOS COURTESY: JASON WELLS - Yummy! The dreaded killer shark uses a big fork and spoon in J.A.W.Z. The Musical - in 3D!
Jun 18, 2015

When the shark bites, head to Alberta Rose

by Jason Vondersmith
“J.A.W.Z. The Musical — In 3D” hits the stage at Alberta Rose Theatre the weekend of June 25-28 — the same weekend as the movie “Jaws” showed at the same venue, at 3000 N.E Alberta St., 40 years…
COURTESY PHOTOS - The summer outdoor concerts scene include fun for adults and kids
Jun 18, 2015

Outdoor concerts heat up summer

by Jason Vondersmith
Live music fills the calendar, so make your plans Summer starts on Sunday, June 21, which means ... outdoor concerts! Summer means voices and instruments entertaining folks from Troutdale to…
COURTESY: NOCTILUCENT ARTS - Folk lovers Pretend Sweethearts - former Portlanders Drew de Man and Brianna Blackbird - play at Secret Society Ballroom, June 20.
Jun 18, 2015

Live Music

by Rob Cullivan
June 19 Missing Lenka Hailing from Australia, pop singer Lenka has an easy-on-the-ears alto soprano voice that gives shape and form to her cheery straight-to-the-point numbers, the melodic…
COURTESY PHOTO - Red Yarns musical puppet show gives new life to Americana folklore. Red Yarn, aka Andy Furgeson, has released Deep Woods Revival, the follow-up to his debut album.
Jun 18, 2015

Red Yarn celebrates Deep Woods Revival release

by Vondersmith, Jason
Red Yarn, an irrepressible star of the independent family music scene, will host two Father’s Day concerts on Sunday, June 21, at The Old Church in Portland. These highly interactive all-ages…
FILE PHOTO - Carlos Mini (from left), John DeJager, Sean Hale and Kurt Wilke play pickleball in Tualatin Community Park.
Jun 17, 2015

Pickleball to be relished in Oregon City

by Raymond Rendleman
Often citied as the fastest-growing sport in North America, pickleball is taking up residence at Hillendale Park in Oregon City, one of the first public courts on the east side of the Willamette…
COURTESY OF MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY CRAFT - Workers tend to the fire at the East Creek Kiln, a highlight of the State of Oregon Craft project.
Jun 16, 2015

State of the art of craft

by Michaela Bancud
Pair's trip explores Oregon through lens of artisans' work, communities They decided to take a craft tour of Oregon. Portland’s Museum of Contemporary Craft curators Nicole Nathan and Namita…
'Getting There.'
Jun 16, 2015

Memoir shows faith in American dream

by Stephen Alexander
PSU history professor takes first-hand look at tumultuous period David A. Horowitz has been teaching history at Portland State University since 1968. Horowitz often would share his own…
Jun 16, 2015

The Big Screen

by Jason Vondersmith
Last week, June 12 “Jurassic World” This week, June 19 “Inside Out” (Walt Disney), PG, 94 minutes About — By Pixar and Walt Disney Pictures, it’s the animated story of a happy 11-year-old…
MAZDA NORTH AMERICAN OPERATIONS - The 2016 Mazda6 is sleeker and sexier than most other midsize sedans of any price.
Jun 12, 2015

2016 Mazda6: Midsize style and fun

by Jim Redden
I was a little disappointed with the 2016 Mazda6 the first day I had it. Don't get me wrong, it's a good looking, well designed midsize sedan. And I was pleased to see it was getting good…
Jun 11, 2015

Live Music

by Rob Cullivan
June 12 Luna-chick The Grateful Dead inspired many a jam band to form, but if one seems to have captured, in particular, Jerry Garcia’s guitar stylings by incorporating them into their own…