Two Days A Thorn

Kathleen Dolan tries out for a National Women’s Soccer League championship team, the Portland Thorns. Ten years ago now, at a public college in Southeastern New York, I played my best soccer during [See More]

Going Clear For Real

How I Grew Up Without Scientology “Do you see the table?” I nod yes. “Touch the table.” And I touch it. “Do you see the wall?” I nod yes. “Touch the wall.” [See More]

Tornadic Weather

The midwest throws neon colored food at us. We have something microscopic in our throats. The trees procreate with pink, twirling helicopters that Carmen decides magical. We go to to festival about [See More]

InterArts Dissolves Leaving CPJazz to the Faithful

After four growth years producing seven community festivals, InterArts has dissolved, leaving all assets with Jazz Society of Oregon. Between 2009 and 2013, InterArts presented St. Johns neighborhood community events including Cathedral [See More]

Homelessness and Tripping

There is not so fine a line between homelessness and vacationing. For one very broad line, the person lacking permanent housing must be absolutely lacking it. In other words, saving up a [See More]