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Watch the film and read an interview with Portland filmmaker Brian Padian

Merriam-Webster defines film noir as: a type of crime film featuring cynical malevolent characters in a sleazy setting and an ominous atmosphere that is conveyed by shadowy photography and forbidding background music. We say, “Just watch Brian Padian’s, ‘The Big Black Dark.’” Shadows in the dark, train sounds in the distance, a man who wakes […] Read more.

A Baker’s Dozen of Q&As with Portland Artist Judy Wise

Mark making is a term used for the creation of different patterns, lines, textures, and shapes using, well, whatever you can get your hands on. Charcoal, ink, scratching things out with something sharp. What you do with these patterns, lines, textures and shapes determines if you have a still life of an apple or chaos. […] Read more.

Shop ‘Til you Drop, Portland-Style! Bridgeliner Holiday Gift Guide

If there’s one thing Portlanders do better than anyone else in America, it’s this – we love to support our local businesses. Bridgeliner has spent the last few months going from place to place trying to find some of the best made-in-Portland products and products that are in Portland homegrown shops. Keep checking back in […] Read more.

10 Places to Donate New and Used Items in Portland

Time to feel good, Portlanders!  We’ve picked ten great places to donate clothing, appliances, hygiene products, furniture, cars and more in Portland this holiday season. Catholic Charities’ In Kind New / Gently Used: baby clothes, maternity clothes, household appliances, bedding and towels, and furniture. New Only:  hygiene items, baby toys, cribs, pack-n-plays, and car seats. […] Read more.

An Interview with Portland Musician Rose Gerber

We recently spotlighted Rose Gerber’s song: The Fall. We let Rose know, and she kindly agreed to an interview, which we’ll just dive right into here. But, before we do, some info on her new shows coming up. See Rose Gerber and the Yellow Birds: • Starday Tavern on Saturday 12/4 at 7 pm. • […] Read more.