Lighting the way for Shane Kramer

Lighting the way for Shane Kramer

Leukemia victim's family to take part in 'Light the Night Walk' As is often the case with young...

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...

Theater's in full bloom

Theater's in full bloom

October comes around, and the Portland theater scene gets pretty darn excited. It’s time for...

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...

Finding their sound

Finding their sound

Marianna Thielen and Reece Marshburn create music and perform as The Bylines, they have a show...

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: DOUG BERGER - The 2015 Nissan GT-R in Central Oregon during the 2014 Run to the Sun organized by the Northwest Automotive Press Association.
October 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: 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.
October 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
October 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…
October 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…
October 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.
October 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…
Photo Credit: DOUG BERGER/NWAPA - A 2014 Rolls Royce Wraith cuts through Central Oregon during this year's Run to the Sun, organized by the Northwest Automotive Press Association.
October 17, 2014

2014 Rolls Royce Wraith: How the .01 percent live

by Jim Redden
Admit it, how often have you asked yourself, is a Rolls Royce really that much better than any other luxury car? Anyone interested in automobiles has heard the mantra over the years. Hand built…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO: PRINTS CHARMING PHOTOGRAPHY - Marilyn Schultz is the current Prime Minister of the Royal Rosarians. She was installed Sept. 1 and will lead through Sept. 30, 2015.
October 20, 2014

Schultz plans big year as Royal Rosarians' prime minister

by Cliff Newell
West Linn woman brings outstanding record of public service to new position People who go to parades love the Royal Rosarians. When they march in the Rose Festival and Starlight parades, people…
October 16, 2014

Live Music

by Rob Cullivan
Oct. 17 Swimming in black The Growlers call their music “beach goth,” and their tunes range from jaunty song-hall cabaret like the recent “Big Toe” (off their new album “Chinese Fountain”) to…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF SET SAIL FOR A CAUSE - Supporters - and pirates - of the Tall Ship Royaliste celebrate its sailing after repairs (above, left), which happened to be on International Talk Like A Pirate Day.
October 16, 2014

Bits & Pieces: Royaliste sailing

by Jason Vondersmith
The Tall Ship Royaliste, after undergoing repairs after its much-publicized encounter with the Portland Sternwheeler two years ago, has sailed again. An interpretation of a 1755-1812…

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Photo Credit: COURTESY OF ACTION/ADVENTURE - Action/Adventure Theatre goes where nobody has gone before in Mars One, Oct. 16-Nov. 9.
Oct 16, 2014

The Short List

by Jason Vondersmith
STAGE Live Wire! Radio The stage/radio variety show is at Lincoln Hall and is welcoming Trail Blazer Robin Lopez, poet Derrick Brown, 2013 “Funniest Person in Portland” comedian Shane Torres,…
Oct 20, 2014

A few random conclusions reached while waiting in traffic

by Mikel Kelly
I didn’t know if I was ever going to get to work last Friday. In fact, I was pretty sure I was going to die of old age in a couple of different places along the way. My eight-mile commute…
Oct 14, 2014

The Big Screen

by Jason Vondersmith
Last week “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day”; “The Judge”; “Pride” Oct. 17: “The Book of Life” (20th Century Fox), PG, 95 minutes About — The animated fantasy…
Photo Credit: DOUG BERGER/NWAPA - The 2015 Mercedes C400 during the recent Run to the Sun event organized by the Northwest Automotive Press Association.
Oct 10, 2014

2015 Mercedes-Benz C400: The "Baby Benz" grows up

by Jim Redden
Midsize luxury sport sedans are now the rage for those with small families and a little extra spending money. All high-end manufacturers offer a well-equipped sporty midsize, and so do some…
Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY OF PORTLAND OPEN STUDIOS - The 16th annual Portland Open Studios Tour will allow visitors to see the work space of artists such as Jeni Lee.
Oct 09, 2014

Artists in their natural habitat

by Jason Vondersmith
Annual Open Studios tour gives glimpse into creative process Like a musician or an athlete or even a politician, an artist’s behind-the scenes life and work space could be called sacred, but…
Oct 09, 2014

The Short List

by Jason Vondersmith
STAGE Wanda Sykes The stand-up comedian and actress comes to Portland, fresh off her own “Herlarious” TV special. 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway,…
Oct 09, 2014

Bits & Pieces: All women, no men

by Jason Vondersmith
The third annual All Jane No Dick Comedy Festival takes place Wednesday through Sunday, Oct. 15-19, and features a variety of standup comedians, all of whom are women. The first and only…
Oct 09, 2014

Live Music

by Rob Cullivan
Oct. 9 Autumn rock Indie folk-pop-rockers Carbon Leaf are on the road promoting the re-recording of their popular 2004 album “Indian Summer.” The first independent band to win an American Music…
Oct 09, 2014

Paleo author to prepare brunch

by Jennifer Anderson
Chef, blogger and best-selling cookbook author Michelle Tam, called the Martha Stewart of paleo food, is coming to Portland on Oct. 11 to prepare a paleo brunch with Departure chef Gregory…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - The Portland music community lost of its own with Linda Hornbuckles passing from cancer. A benefit concert and memorial will be held Oct. 14 at the Crystal Ballroom.
Oct 09, 2014

Singer leaves musical memories, more

by Rob Cullivan
Oct. 14 concert to pay tribute to Hornbuckle, help widower pay bills What was supposed to be a benefit has now turned into something truly special — a celebration of, and tribute to, Linda…