It's Day Two at the NBA Combine in Chicago, and we learn from The Oregonian's Jason Quick that the Trail Blazers, after conducting interviews yesterday with UCLA's Shabazz Muhammad, Indiana's Cody Zeller, Syracuse's Michael Carter-Williams and San Diego State's Jamaal Franklin, will interview Georgia shooting guard Kentavio
May 17th, 2013
This time, Bray's body of work is inspired by Michelangelo Antonioni's 1966 film, "Blow-up."
The Los Angeles writer's dark comedy deals with people struggling under the weight of secrets.
In addition to the bird festival and young artists concert, there is a family fun day at Rice NW Museum of Rocks & Minerals in Hillsboro, a bonsai demonstration in Beaverton and benefit concert in Sherwood.
It tends to keep a low profile, but never forget: Odessa is—and has been for longer than most—one of the most sophisticated boutiques in the city. They recently put together a lookbook for the spring season featuring stunning new pieces from Tsumori Chisato and Isabel Mara
Need a little perk in your beauty routine? Well you are in luck, because Blush Beauty Bar is celebrating it's 9th birthday this weekend with Beautypalooz
The thieves ripped a wall safe out of a hotel room and made off with high-end jewelry from Chopard, which lends to stars strolling the red carpet. It also manufactures the crystal and gold Palme d'Or trophy, which it swears is safe and sound.
“Nothing greys the hair quicker than compassion.” –Dr T, to me via text message. The problem with free and easy relationships is they rarely stay that way. What starts as casual ends up serious. It turns from “That was fun, want to get something to eat?” to “Where the fuck you been?”
Armed Forces Day occurs annually on the third Saturday of May and celebrates our nation's brave soldiers. To celebrate, Oregon Red Cross SAF Managers Donna Winker and Linda Jager wrote a blog post about the Oregon Red Cross' Services to Armed Forces program. We would also like to thank Donna and Linda for thei
Adidas is set to release a special edition set of sneakers to honor Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard's
"I asked her to turn it off. She answered: 'So don't look'."
This turned up in the ol' feedbag—I mean letterbag. (Christ, what did I just eat?)I have been searching for weeks for an exclusive hip hop club Saturday nights here in PDX. No luck. Jones had a West Coast '90s hip hop for a while and then poof it's over. Crown Room is gone now. Where do you recomme
Tell us how you would continue to shape the Trail Blazers roster and build a winner.
Tell us how you would continue to shape the Trail Blazers roster and build a winner.
Who is Lord Dying?They are the doomy Portland metal band who recently signed with Relapse Records.
To prepare for my fermentation class on Saturday, I’ve been experimenting with fermented vegetables in small batches. We’re making sauerkraut …Continue reading »
Trey Smith Duke Huan was in his hall reading a book. The wheelwright P'ien, who was in the yard below chiseling a wheel, laid down his mallet and chisel, stepped up into the hall, and said to Duke Huan, "This book Your Grace is readin
There are many, many ways to get rid of your unwanted stuff. Putting your green couch, 10 year old CPU, outdated TV on the street in the rain is the worst way. You are not doing anyone but your lazy self a favor. If it was ugly in your house, it's now ugly for a lot more people to see. They don't call them white trash fo
We weren't so hot in 1990. Scroll down to see how we're doing now. It's always interesting to look back and see how bicycling has grown in Portland over the decades. Back in October 2005 I took some slides from a presentation by PBOT Bicycle Coordinator Roger Geller and put together a GIF showing the development of [...]
Main Street Washougal is adding a dynamic element to a downtown that a decade ago was slumbering and decaying.
Doug Fir–Man or Astro-Man?, Audacity, 9 pm, $16-17 Biddy McGraw's–Lynn Conover, 6 pm, all ages; Counterfeit Cash, 9:30 pm
My latest in The Huffington Post: "Star Trek Into Darkness" does what Star Trek has always done best: holds up a mirror to the United States and asks, "Are we the moral people we want to be?" Star Trek Demands...
King is the first woman to receive the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song from the Library of Congress.
The relatively realistic focus in "Black Rock" on the plight of three athletic but by no means Amazonian women is initially refreshing. Unfortunately, the realism in this distaff "Deliverance" extends to the often-boneheaded decisions made by our protagonists, understandable in panicked reality but frust
I'd like to apologize for everything I said about Pacific Rim yesterday morning. The movie I meant to say a bunch of excited crap about was Atlantic Rim. LET'S DO THIS, GRAHAM GREENE! AND T
Maybe you've already watched Fabio cook. He jokes, he flirts, he flings ingredients around. The result: Fabulous! So yesterday, I looked at the hamburger defrosting in the fridge and thought about Fabio. While I rarely flirt in the kitchen, Fabio kind of cooks like me -- he doesn't measure exactly. So I watched his vid
It tends to keep a low profile, but never forget: Odessa is—and has been for longer than most—one of the most sophisticated
From the looks of things, the Legislature may finally be done with PERS for this session. The official May revenue forecast for the 2013-15 biennium came yesterday and, as expected, will bring an additional $275 million in tax and other revenue to the state coffers. Since this makes up the difference between the savings
MAN OR ASTRO-MAN?, AUDACITY(Doug Fir, 830 E Burnside) One of the most prolific bands of the '90s, Man or Astro-man? is still successfully blurring surf punk with spacey synth to produce an entirely original soun
DAMN YOU, HILARIOUS OLD SPICE COMMERCIALS! Why must you continue to be so hilarious? Isn't it enough that I post your ads for free, AND I rub you under my arms? Goddddammmmmitttt!!! BUY OLD SPICE! [ Sub
Attorney Yale Galanter testifies in SImpson's appeal of his conviction on armed robbery charges, after Simpson waives attorney-client privilege. He says Simpson knew two companions had guns as he and a group of men executed a "sting" to retrieve memorabilia Simpson thought had been stolen.
Portland startup and Portland Seed Fund alum Gliph has been an interesting and compelling cloaking device that’s been searching for just the right application of their technology. And they just found it: the nebulous and still relatively nascent world of Bitcoin. Not familiar with Bitcoin? it’s an open source vi
The German murder-mystery "The Silence" has the feel of a stranger-than-fiction, true crime tale.
Hang out with Don Kruger at his farm on Sauvie Island this Sunday.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) Before you finalize all your weekend riding plans, I wanted to highlight three events that deserve your attention. Tomorrow is the American Lung Association's big annual Reach the Beach ride. It's the 23rd year for this popul
We're giving away TWO PAIRS of tickets to see unsurpassed, the inimitable, the unpronounceable Sigur Rós, who are playing the Les Schwab Amphitheater in Bend, Oregon on Sunday, May 26.
With what appears to be an oil tanker doubling as a bat? YES and PLEASE. Watch below: Contact us: travis [at] founditemclothing.com
Trey Smith “The Defendants may not present a defense of necessity or justification … evidence that the operations at Y-12 violated international or domestic law, evidence that their actions were compelled by the Nuremberg Principles or evidence of th
Nettles and her partner in Sugarland, Kristian Bush, both have solo projects in the works but say the duo remains together.
Today I am taking it easy as a blogger. My house needs a couple hours of focused attention, and the Oregon sky just might eke out enough sunshine for a load of laundry. Have a great Friday! Katy Wolk-Stanley “Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without.” Click HERE to follow The Non-Consumer [...]
Proof of age gap…. Admiral Fubar: I finally found some jeans that were long enough, but get this? They didn’t even have a zipper – just these five stupid buttons! WTF? Me: Uhm. Were they Levi 501s? Admiral Fubar: Yeah! Just buttons! Me: Yeeaaahhhh, that’s because it’s a button fly. Admiral Fubar: So when did [...]
Yesterday Portlander Adrienne So penned a provocative piece i
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There is an apparently amazing video for sale—says Gawker, which has seen the video and broke the news—showing the conservative mayor of Toronto smoking crack-cocaine within the past six months. While in
It just keeps growing, and growing, and...(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) In a report released this morning, the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) says bicycle traffic counts for 2012 were up 3.3 percent over 2011 levels. These counts, which have been conducted annually since 1991, provide an important barometer for
Portland Beer Week released the first round of events in this year's events calendar, revving things up on June 6 with a Kickoff Party at Lucky Lab Beer Hall, 1945 NW Quimby, and ending with the Beer & Cheese Festival at The Commons Brewery , 1810 SE 10th, on June 16.
So it's fitting that adidas, to celebrate his 2012-13 Rookie of the Year season, has released a limited-edition "player exclusive" of yet another shoe, the adidas Real Deal. The shoe incorporates various elements that pay homage to Lillard's past and present.