Originally published in the #5 Poppycock: With this issue’s half-cocked concept, we turn our eyes to SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. SNAP, formerly known as Food Stamps, costs the American taxpayer some $80 billion annually. We take a look at how Portland and Oregon to a greater extent could rethink how this financial relief […]
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How do you know when a painting is finished?
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“Usually they’re never finished but they’re close enough.”
The argument for or against the minimum wage increases is not one easily proven by numbers. A $15 minimum wage in some states would be outrageous given local economies and cost of living adjustments. We all know the obvious difference between the cost of living in Branson, MO; and Los Angeles, CA. As cities have […]
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This is the first in a new series of photos creating food art for your home. It’s a valiant first attempt, and in the future we will be shooting everything from burgers to pad thai. So, if you like them, you can have them here.
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“For me, collaboration is exciting. It just brings inspiration to the process. I think it was harder for me early on in my career and started out playing songs in your own bedroom, and it is hard to share that creative process early on. It’s hard because you really want to let people know what you like, what you sound like, who you are right out of the gate.” -Catherine Feeny
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With their unique dreamy pop sound, it’s no wonder Portland-based band, Radiation City, has won accolades from leading publications like TIME, Rolling Stone, NPR and Nylon Magazine. Willamette Week dubbed them “Best new Band” in 2012 – an impressive feat, considering how vast the Portland music scene is. Fans refer to them as “Rad City”, […]
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“Good, Nick…Now Look at him, Medea…Hold it through the note…Good, good…Which arm are you using, Nick? Yeah, that’s fine, yes.” Nancy and Jim sit beside one another against a wall of glass reflecting the leaping, bounding dancers using every inch of Studio B of The Portland Ballet, a building nestled behind Wilson High School on […]
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