Off the Cutting Edge
Sara Bir's blog.
For the Week of
March 15-21, 2006
Cover Story: Always High Crisis, Always?:
With a new Wal-Mart proposed for an area that could use the jobs, Patricia Lynn Henley wonders if it's ever a good thing when the big box comes to town.
News: Bitter Birthday:
Emotions run high and events mark the slaughter as the Iraq War ends its third year.
The Byrne Report: War Games.
Briefs: Going After Dubya.
Rev: Minimotos: Is the scare worth the fun?
Critic's Picks: A guide to the week's best arts, theater and music events.
Trenchant: 'Joyeux Noël' recalls peace in war.
Sweet Seduction: Two women relate highly personal tales of fandom.
Rebirth of the Cool: Kim Nalley takes on her own voice.
Death and the Beta Male: Moore finds mirth in mortality.
The Whole-Grain Truth: Everything you always wanted to know about whole grains but were afraid to ask.
First Bite: Shangri-La.
News of the Food: Wine and Women--Can't Go Wrong.
Winter Tales: Notes from Ashland in the crisp nonsummer.
Hearts in Darkness, Flights of Fancy: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival opens its 2006 Season with flying lawn chairs, spirited name droppers, heartbreaking hideaways, mysterious wintry trees--and not a bear in sight.