From Springfield to Hollywood: How hard work paid off for actress Jasmin Savoy Brown
A decade ago, Jasmin Savoy Brown was an aspiring actress from Springfield, Oregon. Now, she’s one of the stars of the Emmy-nominated Showtime drama Yellowjackets. Here's how it happened.
Tina Turner, unstoppable superstar whose hits included ‘What’s Love Got to Do With It,’ dead at 83
Tina Turner, the unstoppable singer and stage performer who teamed with husband Ike Turner for a dynamic run of hit records and live shows in the 1960s and ‘70s and survived her horrifying marriage to triumph in middle age with the chart-topping “What’s Love Got to Do With It,” has died at 83.
Portland icon and female impersonator Darcelle has died
Walter W. Cole Sr., a pioneer in Oregon's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community who performed as a female impersonator under the name Darcelle for decades, has died at age 92.
Robert Smith of The Cure convinces Ticketmaster to give partial refunds, lower fees
The announcement came a day after Smith shared his frustrations with Ticketmaster, saying he was "sickened" by the company's fees. Fans who bought Cure tickets will get a $5-$10 refund.
Tom Sizemore, ‘Saving Private Ryan’ actor, has died at 61
Before addiction consumed Tim Sizemore's career, he was a go-to character actor known for portraying tough guys in movies such as "Heat" and "Saving Private Ryan."
A woman accused Steven Tyler of sexually assaulting her in the 1970s
A 65-year-old said she first met and was sexually assaulted by the Aerosmith frontman when she was 16, according to a new lawsuit filed under a California law that extended the statute of limitations.
Performance venues, arts groups ask Oregon lawmakers for more COVID recovery funds
Performing arts organizations in Oregon say they’re still struggling to recover from the economic blow of COVID-19. They’re asking the Legislature for another round of funding to help them get back on their feet.
What’s old is new again (and lucrative) for retro gamers in Portland
Portland, Oregon, is known for keeping it weird with barcades and eclectic bands. But a group of enthusiastic Northwest gamers has turned the city into a destination for a different reason: retro video games.
Latino viewers heavily influence the popularity of streaming shows, a study finds
A new study shows that Latino-led content attracted new viewers to streaming platforms and helped make shows and films more popular.
At Rose City Comic Con, cosplayers come together in Portland
Rose City Comic Con hosted roughly 45,000 people last weekend for a cosplayer competition, community building and fun. It was the convention’s second year back, since canceling in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.