American Wash-up

American Idol will wrap up this week by naming a winner on Wednesday night’s show after the finalist give their last performances, the judges offer their last tongue-in-cheek comments and host Ryan Seacrest makes his last few bad jokes of the show’s sixth season.

How to Hepburn

People said she dressed like a boy. It was unheard of for women to wear pants in 1932, the year Katherine Hepburn filmed her first movie, but she did it anyway and became a Hollywood icon for that reason among many.

Happy birthday, Star Wars!

You’ve seen it. Your parents have seen it, and they remember when it was all the rage. And, guess what? It’ll still be popular when your kids are old enough to see it, which they’ll want to.

A night with David Sedaris

The bestselling author of such books as Me Talk Pretty One Day and Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, stopped in Portland over the weekend as part of a 36-city tour that is scheduled to be completed in just 37 days.

Fashion guys

One night several months ago, over a game of chess and cups of tea, roommates Jeff Bond and Zac Ferrell came up with an idea.

Indecent Exposure

When the words “indecent” and “exposure” are paired together, it’s only natural for one to feel a little squirmy. So when I sat down last week to meet local artist Felicity Artemis of a one-woman act entitled Indecent Exposure, I had my reservations.