Arts & Life

Food | local | Cook It At Home

Cook It At Home: Jose Chesa and Cristina Báez's Squid Ink Paella

OPB | April 14, 2015 2:30 p.m.

Cristina Báez and Jose Chesa, owners and chefs of Ataula restaurant, prepare squid ink paella. Get the recipe so you can make this traditional Spanish dish for your family and friends.

Arts | NW Life | local

More Than Black And White: The Drawings Of Samantha Wall

OPB | April 14, 2015 midnight

The Portland-based artist hopes to forge a connection between her work and her audience with striking drawings that often focus on multiracial and multicultural women.

NW Life | local | Oregon Historical Photo Of The Week

Oregon Historical Photo: Portland’s Struggle For Racial Equality

OPB | April 13, 2015 midnight

Oregon has had a long history of discriminating against African Americans. Find out how Portland’s black community fought entrenched institutional racism during the 1960s and '70s.

Arts | Books | local

Portland's Pander Brothers Go Dark With 'Girlfiend'

OPB | April 8, 2015 midnight

Their new graphic novel tells the story of a bright-eyed young vampire in Seattle who falls for a mere mortal. Find out more about their collaborative process and see a slideshow of their work.

Recreation | NW Life | local

Salem Now Offers Greetings On Demand

AP | April 6, 2015 3:20 p.m.

Visitors to Salem can now sign up for a free, informal walk with local volunteers to see the sights as part of the new Salem Greeters Program.

NW Life | local | Oregon Historical Photo Of The Week

Oregon Historical Photo: World War II Civil Defense Drill

OPB | April 6, 2015 midnight

World War II affected the way of life for many Oregonians. Young men became soldiers, and citizens did everything they could to aid the war effort, from joining civil militias to conserving bacon fat. Find out more about wartime life in Oregon.

NW Life | local | Oregon Historical Photo Of The Week

Oregon Historical Photo: Gov. Tom McCall

OPB | March 30, 2015 midnight

Tom McCall was possibly Oregon’s most productive governor, serving from 1967 to 1975. Find out how his bold achievements protected the state’s unique quality of life and values.

NW Life | local | Oregon Historical Photo Of The Week

Oregon Historical Photo: Theodore Roosevelt Highway

OPB | March 23, 2015 midnight

Jefferson is a remote area in northern California and southern Oregon, rich in natural resources. Feeling forgotten by both states’ governments, the citizens grew frustrated over poor infrastructure and impassable roads. Find out how Gilbert Gable, mayor of Port Orford, initiated the area’s most famous secessionist movement.

NW Life | local | Oregon Historical Photo Of The Week

Oregon Historical Photo: ‘Mother Of Equal Suffrage’

OPB | March 16, 2015 midnight

Oregon women won the right to vote and serve on juries in 1912, eight years before those rights became federal law. Find out how activist Abigail Scott Duniway championed women’s causes for more than 40 years.

Arts | NW Life | local

Motoya Nakamura Hopes 'Sakura Sakura' Inspires People To Reflect On Their Own Lives

OPB | March 13, 2015 midnight

Photographer Motoya Nakamura's new exhibit features 12 images of cherry trees that are planted at the Japanese American Historical Plaza and Bill of Rights Memorial in downtown Portland's Tom McCall Waterfront Park.