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Froelich’s Ladder is a Promising Debut

Jamie Duclos-Yourdon’s character-driven novel offers a new frontier. Froelich arrives in Oregon in the fall of 1851 after a long journey from Germany. During the trek, I imagine him distracted with visions [See More]


American Comedy Finds Itself at Holocene

Contributing Editor, Kathleen Dolan American Comedy is a free monthly showcase, currently running at Holocene, curated and hosted by Jason Traeger, Milan Patel, and Paul Schlesinger, featuring a mostly local line-up. It [See More]




A Weekend of Laughs: Bridgetown Wrap Up

The Bridgetown Comedy Festival Wrapped Up Sunday, Culminating a Weekend of Laughs From Names Big And Small. On the small makeshift stage at the Bunk Bar Friday night, comedian Andy Kindler improvised [See More]

Bridgetown Offers Therapy for a Weary World

Bridgetown Comedy Festival begins tonight and runs through Sunday. With so many difficult stories, so many trying moments in our lives, news of riots and disasters, climate change and war, the heart can become [See More]

Verselandia: On Their Terms

Representing High Schools Across The City, Twenty Students Performed Slam Poetry At Verselandia 2015. It is ten minutes until seven p.m. and MC Turiya Autry (artist, educator, facilitator, keynote speaker, lecturer, performer, [See More]