Peter Cetera of Chicago fame plays in Oregon

Peter Cetera of Chicago fame plays in Oregon

Peter Cetera has had two big-time music careers. For nearly two decades, Cetera was singer,...

Laissez le bon temps rouler! (let the good times roll!)

Laissez le bon temps rouler! (let the good times roll!)

Mysti Krewe of Nimbus hosts Portland's Mardi Gras ball When Jane-Clair Kerin moved from...

Augureys seek real title in fictional sport

Augureys seek real title in fictional sport

Portland team will compete in regional quidditch tourney The people who play quidditch, the...

Exhibit juxtaposes contemporary Native photography with Edward Curtis' historic work

Exhibit juxtaposes contemporary Native photography with Edward Curtis' historic work

The work of photographer Edward S. Curtis, notably the production of the extensive books...

Estacada artists paint different worlds

Estacada artists paint different worlds

Books are known for taking people to other worlds, but does visual art do the same? Many of the...

Lucky Horseshoe keeping it ultra-local with February beer

Lucky Horseshoe keeping it ultra-local with February beer

This week in Bread & Brew, a Southeast Portland neighborhood pub is taking local to the extreme,...

Head to the cat show (the kitties command it)

Head to the cat show (the kitties command it)

Proceeds from 11th international show to benefit food bank In a city known for its dogs and...

Four-day light fest puts shine on city

Four-day light fest puts shine on city

Free public events mesh arts, science to ease winter gray About 100 years ago, lights were...

Guess who's coming to Chinook Winds? Yep, the Guess Who

Guess who's coming to Chinook Winds? Yep, the Guess Who

Band of 'American Woman' fame marks 50th year, plays two shows at casino For 50 years, music from...

'Wallpaper' examines postpartum breakdown

'Wallpaper' examines postpartum breakdown

Fine acting, stage sets make internal struggle more potent Grace Carter’s adaptation of...

Be part of Oregon City Team Kyla at Shamrock Run in Portland

Be part of Oregon City Team Kyla at Shamrock Run in Portland

When their 7-year-old daughter Kyla was diagnosed with a cancerous brain tumor in June 2005, her...

Milwaukie couple opens Mezza Restaurant in Woodstock

Milwaukie couple opens Mezza Restaurant in Woodstock

Joris Barbaray and his wife, Gisella, met at Val Thorens, a French ski resort, where he was a...

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AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR COMPANY - The 2016 Acura TLX is sharply styled, not too big on the outside, but surprsiingly roomy inside.
February 05, 2016

2016 Acura TLX: Thinking outside the sport sedan box

by Jim Redden
Acura introduced its category-busting TLX luxury sedan last year and has left it largely alone for 2016. Why change what works, even…
February 04, 2016

The Short List

by Jason Vondersmith
MISC. Chinese New Year Among the events: The Chinese New Year Cultural Fair — Year of the Monkey takes place 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 6…
February 04, 2016

February Arts

by Jason Vondersmith
(Note: The Tribune will highlight some gallery openings and other arts happenings in the first edition of each month to coincide with…
BUSHNELL
February 04, 2016

Bits & Pieces: Chinese happenings

by Jason Vondersmith
The Oregon Historical Society, 1200 S.W. Park Ave., is hosting an exhibit, “Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion,” through June 1,…
February 04, 2016

Live Music

by Rob Cullivan
Feb. 5 Bounce house rock Energetic, thy name is The Outer Vibe. Featuring Andrew Dornoff on bass and vocals, Lisa Kacos on trumpet,…
February 02, 2016

The Big Screen

by Jason Vondersmith
Last week, Jan. 29 “Kung Fu Panda 3”; “The Finest Hours”; “45 Years”; “Fifty Shades of Black”; “Jane Got a Gun”; “Son of Saul” This…
February 02, 2016

Bits & Pieces: World-record pace?

by Jason Vondersmith
A Portland man, Colin O’Brady, has set out to conquer the mountaineering feat the Explorers Grand Slam, which includes the Seven…
HONDA NORTH AMERICA - The exterior of the redesigned 2016 Honda Civic is bolder and more aggressive than previous versions.
January 29, 2016

2016 Honda Civic: Redesign includes many improvements

by Jim Redden
The Honda Civic has significantly upped its game for 2016. The popular compact has been completely redesigned, with sharper exterior…
COURTESY PHOTO - Mark Hummel and other harmonica greats play the Aladdin Theater, Feb. 3.
January 28, 2016

Live Music

by Rob Cullivan
Feb. 3 Reedin’ and riffin’ Grammy nominee Mark Hummel is bringing the 25th anniversary edition of his Blues Harmonica Blowout here and…
January 28, 2016

Now that's funny

by Rob Cullivan
Jan. 28-30 Don’t punch his baby Among other things, Brian Posehn doesn’t want you to punch his baby. Posehn co-writes Marvel’s…
COURTESY: CRAIG SCHWARTZ - Dael Orlandersmith brings her self-reflecting one-woman show Forever to Portland Center Stage, Jan. 30-March 20.
January 28, 2016

The Short List

by Jason Vondersmith
STAGE Broadway Rose Six awkward tweens vie for the coveted spelling championship in the fast-paced, Tony Award-winning comedy “The…
TULLOCH
January 28, 2016

Bits & Pieces: She's back!

by Jason Vondersmith
Faithful viewers of the supernatural police show “Grimm,” filmed in Portland, will be tuning in Friday night to see another plot twist…
COURTESY PHOTO - Chris Botti has played with many famous musicians and singers, and he never wants to stop touring. The older I get the less (home) matters to me, he says.
January 28, 2016

A Botti of work

by Jason Vondersmith
Life on the road leads Oregon's famous trumpet player back to town for a show Chris Botti wants to play trumpet forever. He wants to…
January 26, 2016

Bits & Pieces: New project

by Jason Vondersmith
The August Wilson Red Door Project, which works to honor the famed late African-American playwright, has a new direction for 2016 —…
January 26, 2016

The Big Screen

by Jason Vondersmith
Last week, Jan. 22: “Dirty Grandpa”; “The 5th Wave” This week, Jan. 29 “Kung Fu Panda 3” (DreamWorks Animation), PG, 95 minutes About…
Elliot Acerkman's new book.
January 26, 2016

Elliott Ackerman's view of war

by Michaela Bancud
Writer, decorated Marine will read from his debut novel Elliot Ackerman will read from his debut novel “Green on Blue” ($17.99,…
BMW NORTH AMERICAN INC. - Unmistable BMW styling marks the 2016 340i.
January 22, 2016

2016 BMW 340i: Ultimate sport sedan

by Jim Redden
The BMW 3-series is considered by many to be the best compact luxury sport sedan line on the market, and for good reason. It is…
COURTESY: DENEE PETRACEK - Garage rocker Ty Segall will play Aladdin Theater, Jan. 23, a day after releasing a solo album.
January 21, 2016

Live Music

by Rob Cullivan
Jan. 23 Ty one on One of the hardest working nouveau garage rockin’ cats in show biz, Ty Segall and his band Fuzz released their new…
COURTESY: SYLVIA MALAN GONZALEZ - Broken Promises, which has also started its run at Milagro Theatre, tells of a womans unwilling fall into the crime world.
January 21, 2016

Creativity from the ground up

by Jason Vondersmith
Fertile Ground celebrates new work in performing arts The Fertile Ground Festival of New Works, now in its eighth year, shines the…
COURTESY: KATE SZROM - Great Expectations shows at Portland Center Stage, Jan. 22-Feb. 14, with (left to right) Maya Sugarman (Estella), Stephen Stocking (Pip) and Dana Green (Miss Havisham).
January 21, 2016

The Short List

by Jason Vondersmith
MISC. Pet shows A reminder that the Rose City Classic dog show takes place at the Expo Center, 2060 N. Marine Dr., starting at 8 a.m.…

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Jan 21, 2016

Bits & Pieces: Bushnell and 'The Bachelor'

by Jason Vondersmith
It’s looking good for West Linn’s Lauren Bushnell on “The Bachelor.” The woman known as Lauren B on the ABC dating competition show…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Sakchai 'Chai' Jivagunchainan left a career as a tobacco trader in Thailand to eventually open a Thai restaurant in Wilsonville.
Jan 21, 2016

Still serving delightful dishes

by Jake Bartman
Owner of Thai Delight restaurant remains hard at work Hard work has taken Sakchai “Chai” Jivagunchainan a long way. When he moved to…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: ELLEN SPITALERI - Arnold World has been setting up his paper flower making hobby at Powells Books on West Burnside nearly every day for two years. He once made flowers for Mayor Charlie Hales and wife Nancy.
Jan 19, 2016

Arnold's world of paper flowers

by Ellen Spitaleri
Precisely rolled napkins turn into beautiful petals It started as a hobby that got out of control, says Arnold Drake World, about…
Jan 19, 2016

Bits & Pieces: Lights fest

by Jason Vondersmith
It’s going to be a pretty cool — and colorful — event, the first of its kind in Portland: The Portland Winter Light Festival, Feb. 3-6…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - This happy scene from Laughter Yoga International Day exemplifies what laughter yoga is all about. There are now 8,000 laughter yoga clubs all over the world.
Jan 19, 2016

Laugh and the world stretches to laugh with you

by Cliff Newell
Laughter Yoga is fun path to mental, physical health Laughter Yoga is no joke. Seriously. Upon seeing the term for the first time, it…
COURTESY PHOTO - 'McCallandia: A Utopian Novel'
Jan 19, 2016

'McCallandia': Pacific U grad's novel ponders political 'what ifs'

by John Bloss
The great appeal of science fiction and alternate-history literature is to change a specific detail or insert an imagined historical…
COURTESY: HAMLET  - Hamlet will prepare specialty ham and cheese platters to-go for the big game.
Jan 19, 2016

Eat up for a cause; PDX porks out for the superbowl

by Jennifer Anderson
It's a smorgasbord of meats and cheeses (and chowder) this month as Portland food artisans get charitable and look to please porky…
Jan 19, 2016

The Big Screen

by Jason Vondersmith
Last week, Jan. 15 “Norm of the North”; “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi”; “Anomalisa”; “Ride Along 2” This week, Jan. 22…
FORD MOTOR COMPANY - The 2016 Ford Edge Sport looks heavy duty compared to some other midesize crossovers.
Jan 15, 2016

2016 Ford Edge Sport: EcoBoost power adds to the fun

by Jim Redden
The 2016 Ford Edge Sport is a midsize crossover SUV that has something in common with the 2016 Ford Mustang that might surprise you.…
COURTESY: JENNY RISHER - Lily Tomlin, famous since her Laugh-In days, has seen a resurgence in her career.
Jan 14, 2016

Lily Tomlin grows up in stages

by Jason Vondersmith
For someone who became famous on the eve of the 1970s, time has been kind to Lily Tomlin, who has continued to work and earn acclaim…
Jan 14, 2016

The Short List

by Jason Vondersmith
MISC. “Disney Live!’ It’s the show “Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic,” with Mickey, Minnie, Donald and Goofy and several other…
COURTESY: CHOCOLATEFEST  - The 11th annual ChocolateFest returns to the Oregon Convention Center Jan. 22-24, a fundraiser for the World Forestry Center.
Jan 14, 2016

Sweet indulgence

by Jennifer Anderson
Satisfy your cravings at 11th annual ChocolateFest From fudge to truffles, marshmallowy confections to dark and serious bean-to-bar…
COURTESY: ALICE BAXLEY - SWMRS brings its surf rock and skater punk to Hawthorne Theatre Lounge, Jan. 20.
Jan 14, 2016

Live Music

by Rob Cullivan
Jan. 16 What’s new is old You Western European types don’t know what you’re missing, celebrating New Year’s Jan. 1, when you could…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Lauren Bushnell, a 2008 West Linn High School graduate, is one of 28 contestants competing for Ben Higgins' affections on The Bachelor.
Jan 14, 2016

West Linn's own Lauren B early favorite on 'The Bachelor'

by Andrew Kilstrom
West Linn's Bushnell one of TV show's 28 contestants this season Now in its 20th season, “The Bachelor” is one of the most popular…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - An untitled work by artist Rinse Jan de Koning.
Jan 14, 2016

Art for art's sake

by Jake Bartman
Netherlands native applies colorful imagination to painting The Wilsonville Public Library’s January Artist of the Month, Rinse Jan de…
COURTESY PHOTOS: ABC/THE BACHELOR - Amanda Mandi Kremer of Portland is quite the character on the season 20 of The Bachelor.
Jan 12, 2016

Bits & Pieces: A 'Mormon' lottery

by Jason Vondersmith
As expected, the “Book of Mormon,” Jan. 12-24 at Keller Auditorium, will feature a ticket lottery policy again — it sold out in 2013…
Sarah Centrella's empowerment book about that journey, 'Hustle Believe Receive, an 8-Step Plan to Changing Your Life and Living Your Dream,' was published Jan. 5 by Skyhorse Publishing, which specializes in self-help and cookbooks
Jan 12, 2016

Book offers strategy for living the dream

by Michaela Bancud
'Hustle Believe Receive' gives readers tools to control fate A disturbing text read on her husband’s phone while he was showering had…
Jan 12, 2016

The Big Screen

by Jason Vondersmith
Last week, Jan. 8 “The Revenant”; “The Forest”; “Anesthesia”; “Anomalisa” This week, Jan. 15 “Norm of the North” (Lionsgate), PG, 90…
COURTESY PHOTOS: MIKE EMMETT - Spiegelworlds Empire includes acrobat Miss. A. and her hanging bubble and the Gorilla Girls.
Jan 12, 2016

The saucy world of 'Empire'

by Joseph Gallivan
Ringling Bros. meets Benny Hill in this adult show Warning: If you are at all shy, prudish or shrink from the spotlight, do NOT sit in…
Mikel Kelly
Jan 12, 2016

Kelly: Key to making good resolutions is by not reaching too far

by Mikel Kelly
Because we have begun a new year, I will now resort to that old newspaper cliché: making resolutions. I know, I know. I hate ‘em, too.…