Rugby 101

How much do you know about this sport?

Sweat flows down the faces of the players as they decide how to drive the ball down the field. They only thing on their minds is how to avoid getting tackled or losing possession of that leather-covered oval ball that is the key to scoring and, therefore, winning.

He’s still here

James Franco, Gus Van Sant screen My Own Private River at the Hollywood Theatre

Actor James Franco and local filmmaker Gus Van Sant screened My Own Private River at Northeast Portland’s Hollywood Theatre Sunday. The film is comprised of excess footage of actor River Phoenix from Van Sant’s 1991 film, My Own Private Idaho.

So You Think You Can Dance?

Add some salsa to your Friday nights

In the past few years, shows featuring dancing celebrities and non-celebrities alike have taken over the airwaves. If you’re anything like me, you’ve seen these shows and want to learn some sweet moves yourself. Unfortunately, the prices of many ballroom dancing classes can damper anyone’s dancing spirit.

Pumping Lairon at the Pok퀌�-gym

Do you want to be the very best, like no one ever was? If that phrase sounds familiar, you probably grew up either when “Pokémon” was the hottest thing around, or you had kids who grew up during that time.

Masters of arts

Everyone likes to feel that their work is appreciated. Whether praise comes in the form of a comment made, or just a show of support, there’s no denying the positive effect it can have on a person.

Very superstitious

Friday the 13th is once again upon us—the day which prompts some to stay safe behind locked doors fearing bad luck and others to flout as many superstitions as they can think up to disprove luck altogether.

Cheap eye candy

Going to an IMAX movie can be great way to stay entertained for a few hours, but with the average cost of a ticket at around $13 it can also be a great way to go broke.

Oh Ponta, will you ever learn?

The world of children’s entertainment has changed rapidly in recent years. Live acts performed by talented professionals have gone by the wayside in favor of brightly colored, anthropomorphic cartoon animals.