CITY BLOOMS DURING ROSE FEST

CITY BLOOMS DURING ROSE FEST

The 110th annual event will be bigger, better than ever.

PASSION OF A MODERN MASTER: YEON'S WORK GETS ITS DUE

PASSION OF A MODERN MASTER: YEON'S WORK GETS ITS DUE

Starting in his 20s, Portlander mixed love of art, architecture and conservation

NICOLE APELIAN GETS BACK TO BASICS

NICOLE APELIAN GETS BACK TO BASICS

Survival skills pro and 'Alone' star is consulting on movie

UFO Fest is out of this world for true believers, skeptics alike

UFO Fest is out of this world for true believers, skeptics alike

McMenamins marks 70th anniversary of Roswell sighting at McMinnville event

RIDERS REACH THE BEACH FOR THE HEALTH OF IT

RIDERS REACH THE BEACH FOR THE HEALTH OF IT

Lung Association bike ride helps give cyclists their lives back

Wine events packing the calendar this month

Wine events packing the calendar this month

Celebrate Oregon Wine Month all through May! Get these events on your calendar.

Denny dares to dream big at Miss USA pageant

Denny dares to dream big at Miss USA pageant

Local Miss Oregon USA looks ahead to national stage in Las Vegas

CURRY MEETS STRAVINSKY

CURRY MEETS STRAVINSKY

Famous designer/director takes on 'Persephone' for Oregon Symphony; has worked for Disney, Cirque...

'KING' OF THE STREET TO LEAD PARADE

'KING' OF THE STREET TO LEAD PARADE

John Schroder has been known as simply 'Elvis' for a long time in Portland

EVERCLEAR BACK ON THE ROAD

EVERCLEAR BACK ON THE ROAD

'Afterglow' album tour includes show in the band's hometown at Crystal Ballroom

Puccini's 'La Boheme' returns

Puccini's 'La Boheme' returns

Director Kathleen Belcher makes debut with Portland Opera with May 5-13 performances

James Beard doc reveals details about  man behind the meals

James Beard doc reveals details about man behind the meals

Film by local women looks at the life of the late Portlander

YOUNG CLOTHING DESIGNERS WEAR IT WELL

YOUNG CLOTHING DESIGNERS WEAR IT WELL

At-risk, homeless youths help create apparel brand called dfrntpigeon (or 'different pigeon')

Filmed by Bike fest rides into town

Filmed by Bike fest rides into town

Three-day event celebrates favorite two-wheelers , May 5-7 at the Hollywood Theatre

Last laugh of Bridgetown?

Last laugh of Bridgetown?

Now 10, popular festival might be done in by rising expenses

Fresh horror awaits at Timberline Lodge

Fresh horror awaits at Timberline Lodge

Overlook Film Festival brings scary movies, games, discussions, more to Mount Hood

IMAGO PUTS NEW SLANT ON 'MEDEA'

IMAGO PUTS NEW SLANT ON 'MEDEA'

Balance and imbalance in Greek tragedy plays out on tilting stage

BODYVOX DANCE FILM FEST MAKES CONTACT

BODYVOX DANCE FILM FEST MAKES CONTACT

Second annual Portland festival shows 25 films from April 27 to 29

Rosarians hope to see rose contest blossom

Rosarians hope to see rose contest blossom

Apply by May 26 to enter garden in annual competition

Music fest offers impressive lineup  of legends, locals

Music fest offers impressive lineup of legends, locals

In its eighth year, Soul'd Out Music Festival welcomes Solange, Giorgio Moroder and more

OREGON SYMPHONY KEEPS TIME IN A NEW WORLD

OREGON SYMPHONY KEEPS TIME IN A NEW WORLD

2017-18 season includes themes of social issues - immigration, environment, homelessness

KAITLIN OLSON TURNS SHINING STAR

KAITLIN OLSON TURNS SHINING STAR

Actress who started at Tigard High School now has two TV sitcoms

A DETOUR DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE

A DETOUR DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE

Bellydance Evolution set to shake up 'Alice in Wonderland,' and show includes Portland resident

'Berlin Diary' reveals creator's family history

'Berlin Diary' reveals creator's family history

Andrea Stolowitz tells story of mending lost connections, a play by Hand2Mouth and CoHo Productions

Salem man's car collection   revs up 'American Pickers'

Salem man's car collection revs up 'American Pickers'

Show's hosts spend $90,000 on most costly purchase, so far

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Portland's Features

TOYOTA MOTORS - The front end of the 2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is even more aggressively styled than the gas-powered version.
May 26, 2017

Test Drive: 2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid XLE-V6 AWDi

by Jim Redden
The 2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid gets great mileage for a three-row crossover that can carry up to seven people. It is EPA rated at…
PHOTO BY PATRICK WEISHAMPEL/BLANKEYE - Dana Green as Marianne and Silas Weir Mitchell as Roland in 'Constellations' at The Armory.
May 24, 2017

Constellations: Basic Brits ask What if, then but what now?

by Joseph Gallivan
Play wonders what might have been, in romance and in life.
COURTESY: BLAINE TRUITT COVERT - The Portland Ballet features Portland-area dancers in its spring concert, May 26-27 at Lincoln Hall, including Naomi Rux of Oregon City and Evan Lindsay of Beaverton.
May 24, 2017

Short List

by Jason Vondersmith
Events and happenings taking place in the next week in Portland and surrounding areas


COURTESY PHOTO - Jean Luc Ponty is beginning his "Atlantic Years" tour in Portland at the Aladdin Theater, May 30.
May 24, 2017

Live Music

by Jason Vondersmith
The places to be in the next week in Portland and beyond
COURTESY: OREGON COAST AQUARIUM - The blue-ringed angelfish is one of the many attractions in the Oregon Coast Aquarium's 'Big Bites' exhibit.
May 24, 2017

Bits & Pieces

by Jason Vondersmith
Here are some notes on this and that and the other thing ...
OUTLOOK PHOTO: ZANE SPARLING - Writer Nick Lang sits in front of the computer he used to write 'The Lost Angels.' The first draft was started in 1999, though Lang says every sentence has been rewritten since then.
May 23, 2017

Nick Lang: Dancing on keyboards

by Zane Sparling
Troutdale writer pens 'The Lost Angels' after 18 year journey.
COURTESY: PATRICK WEISHAMPEL/BLANKEYE.TV - The last sight of Silar Weir Mitchell was in 'Grimm,' playing a friendly Blutbad in the supernatural crime thriller. Now he and Dana Green are trying to find love in the multiverse in 'Constellations' at Portland Center Stage's The Armory, through June 11. Mitchell plays beekeeper Roland and Green plays his love interest and physicist Marianne. Mitchell's wife on 'Grimm,' Bree Turner, originally was cast as Marianne, but Portland favorite Green replaced her in the role. The plot: A man and woman meet and, as their relationship evolves, it brings into question whether it's choice or destiny. For more: pcs.org.
May 22, 2017

Bits & Pieces

by Jason Vondersmith
Here are some notes on this and that and the other thing ...
COURTESY: NORTHWEST FILM CENTER - Northwest Film Center hosts Kathy Kasic, who's well known for her nature documentaries.
May 22, 2017

Movie Time

by Jason Vondersmith
Here's a look at big screen releases, home movie rentals and documentary and movies of interest ...
COURTESY FCA US - The 2017 Dodge Durango GT looks sharp with its collor-coordinated body package and special wheels. The standard 3.6-liter V6 provides plenty of power.
May 19, 2017

Test Drive: 2017 Dodge Durango GT

by Jim Redden
Make no mistake, the Durango is a serious rig. It comes standard with a 3.6-liter V6 but can be ordered with a more powerful 5.7-liter…
COURTESY: KAYOKO YAMAMOTO - Ukulele star Jake Shimabukuro, who plays Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall on May 23, says the instrument's popularity stems from its sound — 'it's very close to (the sound of) children laughing.'
May 17, 2017

Uke virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro returns

by Jennifer Anderson
Dazzling playing style on display May 23 with Oregon Symphony
COURTESY PHOTO - A highlight at QDoc, 'Jewel's Catch One' tells the story of entrepreneur Jewel Thais-Williams, a key figure in the Los Angeles LGBTQ community.
May 17, 2017

QDoc film fest strives to open hearts, minds

by Lyndsey Hewitt
The 11th annual event offers 11 movies with LGBTQ focus
COURTESY: NBC UNIVERSAL - Reggie Lee, who played the affable Sergeant Wu on 'Grimm' (above), goes in a different direction by starring as Don Quixote's faithful sidekick Sancho Panza — a singing role — in Portland Opera's 'Man of La Mancha' in June.
May 17, 2017

Bits & Pieces

by Jason Vondersmith
Here are some notes on this and that and the other thing ...
COURTESY PHOTO - Russell Howard, a comedy star in England, performs at Alberta Rose Theatre, May 18.
May 17, 2017

Short List

by Jason Vondersmith
Events and happenings taking place in the next week in Portland and surrounding areas
COURTESY: DANIEL GOLDMAN/OREGON ZOO - The lineup has been finalized for the Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts series, which runs June through September. It includes shows by Aimee Mann and Rhiannon Giddens (July 16), Brandi Carlile (July 30) and Echo & the Bunnymen and Violent Femmes (Aug. 1).
May 17, 2017

Live Music

by Jason Vondersmith
The places to be in the next week in Portland and beyond
Craig Chee and Sarah Maisel on the cover of Ukulele magazine.
May 17, 2017

Craig Chee, Sarah Maisel teaching at the Milwaukie Center

by Ellen Spitaleri
Internationally acclaimed teachers and musicians make Milwaukie their one Portland-area stop
(Image is Clickable Link) ENTREE 2017 Reader's Food Survey
May 17, 2017

ENTREE 2017 Reader's Food Survey

by Pamplin Media Group
Let us know your favorite restaurants in the Portland Metro area for a chance to win a gift certificate to Clarke's in Lake Oswego
COURTESY PHOTO - CLAIRE DEDERER
May 15, 2017

Dederer's memoir is fearlessly frank

by Michaela Bancud
The book 'Love and Trouble' examines girl who became the woman
COURTESY PHOTO - CAROLINE KENNEDY
May 15, 2017

Kennedy in town with 'High Hopes'

by Lyndsey Hewitt
JFK's daughter shares envoy experience in lecture series kickoff
COURTESY: CARLOS GUSTAVO MONROY - Alexis Cannard took third place at the national August Wilson Monologue Competition in New York City.
May 15, 2017

Local student places in August Wilson event

by Lyndsey Hewitt
Alexis Cannard takes third in national monologue contest in New York City
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Oregon City's annual Teddy Bear Parade collects new stuffed animals for local police agencies, fire departments, emergency rooms, children's hospitals and women's shelters.
May 15, 2017

Pioneer Family Festival kicks off this weekend

by Raymond Rendleman
Oregon City Optimist Club will transform Oregon City's Clackamette Park into the 20th annual festival grounds

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COURTESY IMAGE - 'Jewel's Catch One,' part of QDoc.
May 16, 2017

Movie Time

by Jason Vondersmith
Here's a look at big screen releases, home movie rentals and documentary and movies of interest ...
COURTESY JAGUAR - The 2017 Jaguar XF is now offered with an economical but still powerful turbocharded 2.0-liter diesel engine.
May 12, 2017

Test Drive: 2017 Jaguar XF 20d AWD R-Sport

by Jim Redden
The right car if you want a distinctive midsize luxury sedan that's EPA rated at 34 miles per gallon - with all-wheel-drive.
COURTESY: DAVID STRAUB - An all-female cast at Artists Repertory Theatre takes on Oscar Wilde's 'The Importance of Earnest,' May 16-June 11.
May 10, 2017

Short List

by Jason Vondersmith
Events and happenings taking place in the next week in Portland and surrounding areas
COURTESY: JACK MCKAIN/WARNER RECORDS - Playing at Roseland Theater on Friday, May 12, Klangstof are (from left) Koen van de Wardt, Wannes Salome, Jun Christian Villanueva and Jobo Engh.
May 10, 2017

Live Music

by Jason Vondersmith
The places to be in the next week in Portland and beyond
COURTESY: FIT4MOM - Megan Caldwell operates FIT4MOM in Northwest Portland. She is a mother of three children, including daughter Charley (above), who's now 1 year old.
May 10, 2017

FIT4MOM: Promoting wellness by and for mamas

by Lyndsey Hewitt
Company offers programs for mothers - and babies - all over Portland area
COURTESY: LILLADMONE.COM - LILLA
May 10, 2017

Bits & Pieces

by Jason Vondersmith
Here are some notes on this and that and the other thing ...
COURTESY: WARNER RECORDS/JACK MCKAIN - Klangstof: part Dutch, part Norwegian, part Radiohead.
May 08, 2017

Klangstof: the Total Football of indie rock

by Joseph Gallivan
Dutch/Norwegian band channel Radiohead, support The Flaming Lips on Friday.
COURTESY: NORTHWEST FILM CENTER - Filmmaker Sandra Luckow (right) sits by the side of her brother, the subject of her movie 'That Way Madness Lies.'
May 08, 2017

Movie Time

by Jason Vondersmith
Here's a look at big screen releases, home movie rentals and documentary and movies of interest ...
COURTESY: MICHAEL DURHAM/OREGON ZOO - A wild bald eagle perches in a tree above the Oregon Zoo.
May 08, 2017

Bits & Pieces

by Jason Vondersmith
Here are some notes on this and that and the other thing ...
COURTESY SUBARU - The 2017 Subaru Impreza is available as both a good-looking hatchabck or sedan. It is completely redesigned and includes many improvements.
May 04, 2017

Test Drive: 2017 Subaru Impreza

by Jim Redden
Subaru's trusty but unassuming compact is now a thoroughly contemporary world-beater, availlable in both sedan and hatchback styling.
PORTLAND TRIBUNE: JAIME VALDEZ - The Oregon Rail Heritage Center, which features the Southern Pacific 4449, will host Portland Train Day on Saturday, May 6.
May 04, 2017

Make tracks to Portland Train Day

by Jim Redden
Free event celebrates rail history with rides, displays for all ages
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Patrick Sherman, left, one of the organizers of International Drone Day, watches a drone, while Brian Zvaigzne operates the flying machine. The two men are the founders of the Roswell Flight Test Crew, a website devoted to building and flying drones.
May 03, 2017

The sky's the limit: Get in the zone at Drone Day celebration

by Ellen Spitaleri
Free events on two days offer info, demonstrations, display of technology
COURTESY: OWEN CAREY - Oregon Children's Theatre's 'Pinkalicious' stages May 6-June 4 at Newmark Theatre.
May 04, 2017

Short List

by Jason Vondersmith
Events and happenings taking place in the next week in Portland and surrounding areas
May 03, 2017

Live Music

by Jason Vondersmith
The places to be in the next week in Portland and beyond
May 04, 2017

May Arts

by Jason Vondersmith
It's a monthly look at arts gallery openings and other arts happenings
May 03, 2017

Bits & Pieces

by Jason Vondersmith
Here are some notes on this and that and the other thing ...
COURTESY PHOTO - NICHOLAS REYNOLDS
May 01, 2017

Book Report: Book portrays Hemingway as spy

by Michaela Bancud
Historian Nicholas Reynolds uncovers evidence of writer's covert Russia ties
May 01, 2017

Movie Time

by Jason Vondersmith
Here's a look at big screen releases, home movie rentals and documentary and movies of interest ...
May 01, 2017

Bits and Pieces

by Jason Vondersmith
Here are some notes on this and that and the other thing ...
COURTESY MERCEDES-BENZ - For such a small vehicle, the GLA250 comes with a lot of Mercedes characteristics. They range from the large corporate grill and aggressive stance to the upright infotainment screen that protrudes above the aluminum dash with the large, round air vents.
Apr 28, 2017

Test Driver: 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 4MATIC

by Jim Redden
The German automaker competes in the subcompact crossover market with a well made hatchback that comes with a strong turbo engine and…