Post Tagged with: "Interview"

American Idol 2010 Interviews

August 22, 2010 at 12:03 pm Interview

The American Idol Tour in 2009 made Portland the first stop on the trip. The buzz and excitement of Adam Lambert, Kris Allen and Allison Iraheta hitting the stage for the first time was palpable. This time around the American Idol Tour hits Portland as it is winding down. Rather than have all ten of […]

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Interview with Josh Kornbluth – Ben Franklin Unplugged

October 2, 2009 at 8:31 am Interview, Theater

In 2002 I picked up a copy of the film Haiku Tunnel. It was described to me as “Office Space” if Woody Allen had directed it rather than Mike Judge (a pretty spot on description). It was hilarious.  Since then I’ve followed the career of Josh Kornbluth (the star of the film), as he’s established himself as one […]

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Mike Daisey Interview – The Last Cargo Cult

July 31, 2009 at 1:02 pm Interview, Theater

Mike Daisey is a breath of fresh air. In an era where there is so much derivative work  appearing on stage (look no further than Shrek The Musical, Legally Blonde or Xanadu),Daisey reminds us why we go to live theater in the first place – to see something happen, in the moment. Unlike many other notable […]

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Burgerville's new food cart – Nomad

July 24, 2009 at 12:08 pm Food

If you had any questions about the huge impact that food carts have had on food services in Portland, look no further than Burgerville‘s new food cart “Nomad”. A rough economy combined with an explosive growth in food carts in Portland has motivated one of the Northwest’s biggest chains to jump in the mix in […]

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Randy Couture Interview – UFC 102

July 14, 2009 at 4:03 pm MMA

Randy Couture is considered by many to be on of the greatest fighters in the UFC and is often credited with bringing the sport of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) into the mainstream. Randy Couture is a huge force behind bringing the Ultimate Fighting Champion to Portland as he fights Antonio Nogueira at UFC 102: Couture […]

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American Idol Live in Portland Video Interviews

July 5, 2009 at 6:49 pm Events, Interview, Music

The 8th installment of American Idol Live makes its first stop at The Rose Garden on July 5th. On Portland had the opportunity to sit down and talk to the top 10 American Idol performers (in batches of two). Reporters were given just 5 mins to ask questions and with two idols to cover it […]

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Honor Society Interview

June 28, 2009 at 12:31 am Interview, Music

Honor Society (an heir appearant to the Jonas Brothers) stopped in Portland on one of the first legs of the Jonas Brother’s Tour.  On Portland interviewed the band in two parts.  The first part was conducted by Hannah Kleinman (aged 10), On Portland’s youngest contributor.  Hannah talks with the band about their breakout song See […]

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Choffy Interview

June 12, 2009 at 10:44 am Food

Portland is one of the major launch pad markets for Choffy, a new coffee alternative made from roasted cacao beans. I sat down with the co-founder Jason Sherwood to find out what exactly Choffy is and how Portland fits into its equation. How did Choffy get its start? (and what’s your role in the company) […]

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Interview with MMA Fighter Jody De Simone

June 10, 2009 at 11:11 am MMA

Rumble at The Roseland is one of the top, most consistently entertaining Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) events in Portland. Every month a packed crowd is treated to a full evening of fights (typically 13-15 bouts). Fighters come in at a wide range of experience levels and fighting styles. One of the great strengths of Rumble at The Roseland is […]

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SoupCycle Interview

May 18, 2009 at 5:40 pm Food, Green Living

One of the things I love about Portland is the way people follow their passion. Portland isn’t just a town of great ideas, it’s a place where people put their ideas into motion. One such great idea is SoupCycle which serves fresh, organic and locally made soups by bicycle.  I was so intruged by this […]

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