A P.C. Christmas

A P.C. Christmas

A twisted take on some holiday classics brings punny fun
You've heard or seen the classic holiday tales such as "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer," "Frosty the Snowman," "Home Alone" and "A Christmas Story."

Culture Features


Advice Goddess: Destiny's Problem Child | Missed Connections

Is "Love at first sight" a real thing? And what happens if you miss your connection?
I saw this gorgeous girl at the coffeehouse at the mall two months ago.

Advice Goddess

Picks of the Week: Dec 6-13

I Heart Puerto Rico Fundraiser, The California Honeydrops, A P.C Christmas a Craft Holiday Bazaar and more
Thursday 12/7


A Place to Hang Out and Consume

Cannabis Clubs, it's a thing—in Portland.
I've written about the frustrating hypocrisy of living in a state with a ravenous appetite for the tax and licensing revenue brought in by the production and sale of cannabis, but with repressive and absurd rules about where people are allowed to consume once they have made their purchase, and paid a hefty 20+ percent tax.

Smoke Signals

Live-Work Spaces: Pros and Cons

A live-work space combines your work space with your living quarters.

Take Me Home

The Dark Side of Cosmic Ceramics

COCC Instructor has a brand new bag of arty tricks
Paula Bullwinkel paints a new type of fairy tale—one that inspires you to make up your stories, choose your own heroes and imagine your own adventures.

Culture Features

Free Will Astrology: Week of Dec 6

Your horoscope before the cray cray of the holiday season begins
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): As far back as ancient Egypt, Rome, and Greece, people staged ceremonies to mark the embarkation of a new ship.


Loved Our Cover Art? Here's the Renaissance Man Behind the "cat-fish."

Dennis McGregor: Cover Artist
It all started when Dennis McGregor painted a small turtle hanging out on a barbed wire fence.

Art Watch

Inside A Christmas Carol

You've probably seen this play—or film—at least once during the holidays. The director of this version tells us why this one is not "the same old story."
Kelley Ryan has acted, managed and costumed dozens of plays in her long career as an actress, but the Cascades Theatrical Company's "A Christmas Carol," will mark Ryan's directorial debut. We talked with Ryan about the iconic tale, and how CTC's production will set itself apart.

Culture Features

Picks of the Week: Nov 29-Dec 1

Festival of Trees, Night Before Xmas, Holiday Sip & Sop, you get the picture.. the festival season is here!
Thursday-Saturday 11/30 – 12/2


Tierney O'Dea Booker

Founder of the Public Science League, with a mission to avoid the information silos that can politicize the news
To create informed discourse, O'Dea Booker knows journalists need non-politicized sources that can help factually dissect complicated information.

Source Spotlight

Gene Sequencing for Cannabis

Helping you consume the right strain of OG Kush, or whatever other strain you desire.

Smoke Signals

Could You Downsize to a Tiny Home or Small Cottage?

With the recent proposal for a cottage home community in Bend, I am curious again about tiny homes.

Take Me Home

Source Suggests: Swords and Stars

Looking for a new read? Look no further.
Oathbringer by Brandon Sanderson

Culture Features

Use Your Words

After sitting around the Thanksgiving table not listening to your relatives' stories, 2nd Street Theater offers a more sophisticated—and perhaps less opinionated—form of storytelling
As soon as humans learned how to draw in caves, we were making pictures of the great hunt we just went on, or of the gods we hoped had our best interests at heart.


Picks of the Week: Nov 23-29

It's turrrrrrrkkkkkkey day. Events to rid you of that food baby
Thursday 11/23



Today | Thu | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon | Tue
Boot Scootin' with Dry Canyon Stampede

Boot Scootin' with Dry Canyon Stampede - The Belfry

Fri., Dec. 15, 7-10:30 p.m.
"A P.C. Christmas"

"A P.C. Christmas" - 2nd Street Theater

Thu., Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m. and Fri., Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m.
"Shorts and Shades 10" + The Retrospective World Premier

"Shorts and Shades 10" + The Retrospective World Premier - Volcanic Theatre Pub

Thu., Dec. 14, 8-11 p.m.
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