Arts & Culture

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Nirvana biographer Charles Cross reads at Powell’s this month

Kurt Cobain’s life continues to influence the world today, twenty years after his tragic death. Nirvana’s impact alone is implied…
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An ariel view of the Linework NW convention at the Norse Hall. Photo by: Christopher Sohler.

‘Linework NW: takin’ it over’

“As you’ve seen, the response has been huge,” said guest coordinator Sam Marx. The roar of the crowd around us…
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An ariel view of Portland Fashion Week 2013. Photo courtesy of Portland Fashion Week.

Anything goes at the 2014 Spring Edition of Portland Fashion Week

The City of Roses is about to get a flash of fabulous fashion with Portland Fashion Week: Spring Edition 2014.…
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‘Final Fantasy X/X-2′ proves that re-releases can work

All entertainment ages. Some, like printed media, age relatively well and are capable of remaining popular and accessible years after…
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Photo by: Alex Hernandez

WRC to host Take Back the Night

The Women’s Resource Center gears up to host Take Back the Night, an annual event aimed at recognizing and speaking…
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Souvenir Driver, left to right: Nate Wey (Guitars, Vocals), Ethan Homan (Bass, Guitar), Bob Mild (Drums), Travis Hendricks (Keyboard). Photo courtesy of Mercy McNab.

Souvenir Driver releases new record ‘Living Water’

Portland-based Souvenir Driver is on fire. Self-styled as bliss pop, this collection of musicians is making waves in the city…
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Lost Dog, comic written and illustrated by Jeff Lemire. © Top Shelf Productions

Raise them bones

Top Shelf productions is set to reprint the often out-of-print graphic novel Lost Dogs by Jeff Lemire on May 2.…
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Masters in making: Part II

Portland State’s Master of Fine Arts candidates are back with a second round of solo exhibitions to be displayed across…
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Photo by: Del Shawn Davidson

New historical exhibit examines the presidency of Abraham Lincoln

The Oregon Historical Society unveiled a new exhibit, 2 Years, 1 Month: Lincoln’s Legacy, on April 12. The exhibit focuses…
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Tales from the crowdfunding front lines

Finding an artist with a wallet that’s not always exclusively lined with sad moths is getting harder every day. As…
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Metal heads assemble! ‘Heavy Metal’ comes to 5th Avenue Cinema

Gerald Potterton’s 1981 fantasy-animated film Heavy Metal screens this weekend at 5th Avenue Cinema, and everyone should go out to…
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