A friend is one to whom one may pour out the contents of one’s heart, chaff and grain together, knowing that gentle hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth keeping, and with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away. George Eliot The post blo
Blogs In Portland OR
February 11th, 2016
February 10th, 2016
"Speak, Thou Vast and Venerable Head" (video animation still) Julia Oldham, 2016 The Fifth Wheel is a multimedia exploration of the arg
February 9th, 2016
We've had 84 First Round Elimination contests, and there have only been four ties. The most recent one before now -- "now" being a deadlock between Munch and Nash -- was in July 2013. I had to dig back into
February 8th, 2016
I went to my first Superbowl party this weekend, the woman who doesn’t give a rat’s ass about football. It was fun and strange, me wearing a generic orange sweater in a room full of jerseys and true sports fan garb; people who know players and statistics and care about what is happening; people who, […]
James Archer The Archer gallery is celebrating its namesake James Archer on the occassion of his donating 129 artworks to the college. 40 of the artworks are on display at the gallery and you can read a
Come on out to the Jack London bar (basement of the Rialto, SW 4th and Alder) on Tuesday, 9 February 2016 Happy Birthday, Oregon - presented by Stumptown Stories. The post Stumptown Stories: H
February 6th, 2016
Some funny things happened on the way to this month's Fourth Round match. The oldest pair of open Third Round matches were Benton/Lotto and Goldsworthy/Magritte, but there's no point in advancing them because the left bracket is already congested by a tie in that
February 5th, 2016
Aerial of industrial area in Northwest Portland, near the St. Johns Bridge, circa 1938. View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1940s, Bridge, Northwest, Northwest Industrial, St. Johns Bridge
February 4th, 2016
MoCC Exhibition view: Laurie Herrick Weaving, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (2011) Photo Jeff Jahn Yesterday PNCA announced that it will s
February has always been a good month for art exhibitions in the Portland art scene and everyone seems ready to get out and meet each other once again. Here are my picks: The Histology of the Diffe
Construction of the Memorial Coliseum, April 13, 1960. View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1960s, Lloyd District, North
I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving – we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it – but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor. Oliver Wendell Holmes The post
Arthur Dove1880 - 1946AmericanTied with Gerrard Dou in his first attempt at the First Round, back in January 2013.Lost to Norman Rockwell in a second shot at
February 3rd, 2016
Michelle LaFoe (Dina Avila) BY JENNIFER WRIGHT Next in our continuing series is architect Michelle LaFoe, principal at OFFICE 52 Architecture. Along with firm partner Isaac Campbell, their collaboration has established itself as one of the city’s most creative and...
The NBA is coming back to Seattle. Well, sort of.
The Blazers' recent hot play hasn't enhanced their internal belief -- it's reinforced it.
Panoramic view of Lincoln High School area looking north, February 26, 1960. View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1960s, Goose Hollow, Southwest
Sausage, seafood and wine, Chinese food and culture - and a parade! Plenty to do beside watching football this weekend. The post Portland Weekend Amusements (5-7 February 2016) appeared first on
February 2nd, 2016
"I got X-Rays. They said there were no breaks and it wasn't nothing major," Vonleh said after the game. "Just a little swelling. It should go down pretty quick."
CJ McCollum scored 30 points and Gerald Henderson had 13 of 14 points in the fourth quarter to help the Trail Blazers win their 5th straight game.
Join in the conversation as the Blazers try to win their fifth consecutive game.
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A look at the numbers each player on the Portland Trail Blazers roster wears on their jersey, what it means to them and why they picked that number.
The Blazers seek their fifth consecutive win against the Milwaukee Bucks Tuesday night at the Moda Center.
Faceoff #1: Pechstein v. PeruginoMax Hermann Pechstein1881 - 1955GermanSkunked by Joachim Patenier in Round 1.
February 1st, 2016
Hans Ulrich Obrist on the future of Contemporary Art. One of the things that distinguishes him from most big name curators is the way he readily admits their cultural cache supersedes that of cur
The Oregonian/OregonLive's Mike Richman and his friend Chuck (Charles Tuggle) bring you the latest episode of the My Friend Chuck Podcast.
Keller Fountain (Brian Libby) BY BRIAN LIBBY Carl Alviani A designer, writer, editor and researcher, Alviani will share his story as part of an ongoing lecture series from the Applied Craft + Design MFA program from the Pacific Northwest College...
Snow falling this morning, and yesterday, and into tomorrow, too, inch upon inch, each flake a single lively presence, bouncing and skittering down my sleeve, loud enough to hear. More sounds, cars hissing, the scrape of a shovel, the squeak of boots, a goose honking, then three, the creak of their wings in flight
I hate being stuck behind a computer all day! 😉 I’m currently near San Pedro, Belize in some resort condos with my team from work. We’re co-working here for the week in person. Normally we’re remote and spread across the world.
Can you believe it? The guy on the righ
. . . before the power of my LinkedIn profile!
Blazers fans Alex and Megan Haro tied the knot on Saturday, January 23 and held their wedding reception at the Moda Center during Portland's 121-103 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.
Can anyone tell us where this park is or was located? This photograph was taken September 5, 1967. Filed under: 1960s, Help Us Out!, Parks
Join OMSI and Mark Weislogel, PhD, Professor of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at Portland State University on Thursday, 4 February 2016 for Science Pub Portland: Liquids in Space at the Empirical Theater at OMSI (1945 SE Water Ave.). "There are as many as 50 different drinks available to astronauts aboard
January 31st, 2016
CJ McCollum and Damian Lillard both had 21 points, including crucial free throws in the closing seconds, and the Blazers got a huge boost from the bench in the win.
Join in the conversation as Blazers host the Timberwolves Sunday night at 6 p.m.
McCollum has developed into one of the league's most lethal scorers in the forgotten area between the lane and three-point line.
A comment brought up the UNEP and United Nations University 2005 forecast that 50 million people
The Blazers host the Timberwolves Sunday night at the Moda Center.
January 30th, 2016
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the event and faces of the fanatics in attendance at the Moda Center on Saturday. Did we catch a photo of you showing off your favorite pair? Our gallery also includes images from a photobooth we set up to catch professional portraits of you - the fans - out at ICYMI.