Runnin' down a dream

Runnin' down a dream

In its ninth Portland metro season, Girls on the Run inspires elementary-age girls to live...

Art vs. Ebola

Art vs. Ebola

Pacific art professor finds creative way to fight deadly virus and heal ravaged communities To...

Oregon Trail Rally revs up cars, fans at PIR

Oregon Trail Rally revs up cars, fans at PIR

Popular event presents several stages of racing over three days The Oregon Trail Rally comes to...

Symphony gives Zeppelin a more classic 'classic rock' twist

Symphony gives Zeppelin a more classic 'classic rock' twist

Havens, Jackson channel essence of legendary band It’s unlikely that Robert Plant, Jimmy...

Cheers! Booze 'field guide' pours it on

Cheers! Booze 'field guide' pours it on

Fact-filled book on drinking lists liquor laws in every state Niki Ganong has written a book for...

Dance, diversified

Dance, diversified

Oregon Ballet Theatre explores the racial divide The subject of racial divide is addressed not...

Yoga Girl wows Portland at 7.30 a.m.

Yoga Girl wows Portland at 7.30 a.m.

Instagram sensations packs venue with simple message: be you. It’s always good to see an...

In Portland, April is a foodie's paradise

In Portland, April is a foodie's paradise

Grilled cheese contest, cocktail classes make for a yummy month April just might be the most...

Everybody loves Lucy

Everybody loves Lucy

Audience part of 'taping' of beloved '50s sitcom Anybody younger than 40 might not know the...

Acrobats, contortionists, dancers all under one Umbrella Festival

Acrobats, contortionists, dancers all under one Umbrella Festival

The Umbrella Festival, now in its fourth year, was created to allow the circus, comedy and...

Blues musicians unite again for health plan

Blues musicians unite again for health plan

For the fourth consecutive year, blues, rock and soul musicians are joining forces to support a...

Beer giant rolls out barrels in Pearl, stays true to craft roots

Beer giant rolls out barrels in Pearl, stays true to craft roots

The 10 Barrel team sat on barstools in their shiny new space, waiting for the inevitable question...

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COURTESY OF OASIS PRODUCTIONS - Maria Muldaur promises a very long show April 26 at the Alhambra Theatre. Bring your jammies, she says.
April 23, 2015

Live Music

by Rob Cullivan
April 26 Caravan of sound Best known for her Top 10 1974 hit “Midnight at the Oasis,” Maria Muldaur had an interesting career both before and after she became a best-selling performer. Among her…
COURTESY OF DAVID STRAUB - A young man (played by Joshua J. Weinstein, left) learns much about his 91-year-old grandmother in Amy Herzogs 4000 Miles, April 28-May 24 at Artists Repertory Theatre.
April 23, 2015

The Short List

by Jason Vondersmith
STAGE Post5 Theatre The theater group is putting on Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night,” and following it with some adult vignettes by Shel Silverstein, who’s normally a children’s writer, 10 p.m.…
COURTESY OF SARON KHUT/PORTLAND PARKS - Portlands first-ever Cambodian/Lao/Thai (CLT) New Year in the Park, Saturday, April 25, at Glenhaven Park, will feature colorful cultural costumes such as these from a similar celebration in Long Beach, Calif.
April 23, 2015

Bits & Pieces: New Year in the Park

by Jason Vondersmith
Different nationalities unite with Portland’s first-ever Cambodian/Lao/Thai New Year in the Park, put on by community partners and Portland Parks & Recreation. It takes place from 10 a.m. to 6…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: CHASE ALLGOOD - Scott Palmer of Hillsboros Bag&Baggage Productions says hell miss Anne Mueller, who leaves the company to join The Portland Ballet. Were delighted she can get back to her first passion, which is dance, he says.
April 21, 2015

Mueller returns to ballet center stage

by Jason Vondersmith
Former OBT dancer takes co-director job at Portland Ballet Anne Mueller lives in Portland’s Cully neighborhood and has commuted daily for the past couple of years to Hillsboro, where she has…
April 21, 2015

The Big Screen

by Jason Vondersmith
Last week, April 17 “Monkey Kingdom”; “Salt of the Earth”; “Ex Machina” This week, April 24 “Little Boy” (Open Road), PG-13, 106 minutes About — An 8-year-old boy tries his hardest to make World…
April 21, 2015

Bits & Pieces: Strayed appearance

by Jason Vondersmith
A benefit for PlayWrite Inc. will feature famed author Cheryl Strayed (“Wild,” No. 1 New York Times bestselling memoir, basis of motion picture starring Reese Witherspoon), 7:30 p.m. Wednesday,…
JENNIFER ANDERSON  - The poutine at Smokehouse Tavern gets even more sinful with a generous serving of smoky pulled pork.
April 20, 2015

Portland gets cheesy with Poutine Week

by Jennifer Anderson
Local restaurants feature their creative takes on the classic Canadian comfort food for cancer Leave it to Portland to borrow a classic Canadian dish and corrupt it with all sorts of hipster…
CHRYSLER LLC - The new, larger grill is the most obvious change to the exterior of the 2015 Dodge Charger.
April 17, 2015

2015 Dodge Charger: All American size and power

by Jim Redden
Detroit automakers have six retro cars on the market, but only three are usually described like that — the Chevy Camaro, the Dodge Challenger and the Ford Mustang. They are the current versions…
April 16, 2015

Bits & Pieces: KISN Good Guys return

by Jason Vondersmith
Organizers of the new KISN radio station have announced that, as of May 1, the station will hit the airwaves. It’ll return as KISN-LPFM on 95.1 FM. The May 1 date marks 56 years since the…
April 16, 2015

The Short List

by Jason Vondersmith
MISC. Earth Day It’s April 22, and there are scores of events around town, the biggest being the Portland Earth Day Coalition festival at Normandale Park, Northwest 57th Avenue and Halsey…

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Apr 16, 2015

Live Music

by Rob Cullivan
April 17 Wendy waves goodbye Portland Americana group Wendy and the Lost Boys are reconfiguring and putting on their last show with the current lineup of washboard enthusiast, fiddler and folk…
COURTESY OF STUMPTOWN STAGES - DeSean Dooley plays Sonny Til of The Orioles and Monica Rodrigues plays Deborah Chessler in Stumptown Stages Soul Harmony, April 16 to May 3.
Apr 16, 2015

Voices of 'Soul Harmony' converge to tell story of R&B

by Jason Vondersmith
Music by Chessler, Orioles challenged segregation in South Stumptown Stages concludes its 10th anniversary season with the world premiere musical “Soul Harmony,” a story of the unlikely…
COURTESY WORLD OF SPEED - Races and high performance cars will be on permanent and rotating display when the World of Speed opens on April 24.
Apr 15, 2015

Racing history hits Wilsonville

by Jim Redden
Oregon's first motorsport museum will open at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 24, with a ribbon cutting ceremony honoring historic regional racing personalities. The World of Speed is located at 27490…
INDEPENDENT PHOTOS: TYLER FRANCKE - Harper Rodriguez, 3, sits at a table in her Woodburn home with her mother, Megan, father, Junior, and 1-year-old brother, Asher, who is fast asleep. In February, Harper was diagnosed with a terminal, inoperable brain tumor, which affects her limb and eye control.
Apr 24, 2015

'Our living, breathing hope'

by Tyler Francke
Harper Brooklynn Rodriguez, 3 years old, sits in her mother’s lap at the kitchen table. She wears a black dance leotard that she’s quick to show off and holds a hot pink blanket — her favorite —…
COURTESY OF CRAIG MITCHELLDYER/BROADWAY ROSE - Broadway Roses Grease, April 16-May 24, is full of Portland actors, including Kylie Clarke Johnson as Sandy Olsson and Peter Liptak as Danny Zuko.
Apr 14, 2015

Decades later, it's still the word

by Jason Vondersmith
Iconic musical comes to Broadway Rose Theatre stage It was Saturday morning on the athletic field, and Sandy met Danny, and sparks flew. Well, OK, it was somewhat platonically less dramatic when…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: STEPHEN ALEXANDER - Our book report guy tried his hand at making a hamburger, straight from Bobs Red Mill Everyday Gluten-Free Cookbook. With a touch of ketchup, he says, it turned out delicious.
Apr 14, 2015

Book lover goes against the grain

by Stephen Alexander
Tasty Bob's Red Mill cookbook packed with gluten-free recipes Full disclosure: I do not cook. When it comes to the culinary arts, scrambling up some eggs, throwing some turkey on a couple slices…
Apr 14, 2015

The Big Screen

by Jason Vondersmith
Last week, April 10 “The Longest Ride”; “While We’re Young” This week, April 17 “Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2” (Columbia), PG, 94 minutes About — Veteran mall cop Paul Blart takes a vacation to Vegas,…
COURTESY OF DANIEL GOLDMAN/THE OREGON ZOO - The Oregon Zoo's 2015 summer concert series, presented by the Oregon College Savings Plan and Banfield Pet Hospital, features 15 shows from June through August. Tickets go on sale April 24.
Apr 13, 2015

Huey brings News, Frampton adds 'talking' guitar to Oregon Zoo…

by Pamplin Media Group
UPDATE: New this year, no outside food or drink The Oregon Zoo’s summer concert series is bringing a stack of rock ’n’ roll legends to its 15 shows this year. Weird Al is going to be there. So…
TRIBUNE PHOTO JOHN M. VINCENT - The extral length makes the 2015 Infiniti X70L look even more regal
Apr 10, 2015

Infiniti Q70L: More room where it counts

by Jim Redden
Infiniti revamped its entire lineup this year. Not the vehicles, their names. Gone are the G, JX, M, FX, EX, QX designations that confused everyone. They have been replaced with the simpler Q…
ADAM WICKHAM - The Grant View Court apartment complex is in the midst of a turnaround.
Apr 10, 2015

Rockwood apartment managers push out unwanted elements

by Jodi Weinberger
But some renters say evictions go too far; target the wrong people Six months ago, a new manager within Templeton Property Management took over at Grant View Court, an 80-unit apartment complex…