BVC Eats: Better corn bread

My husband recently entered a bake-off among the cast and crew of Motown: The Musical at the Oriental Theater in Chicago. Bless his heart, he felt he should enter my corn bread. I told him, Hey, it’s just the Better Homes & Gardens cookbook recipe. Then he made a couple of batches just for rehearsal. Turns out, it’s kind-of not their recipe after all. The differences are mostly in the process, plus, more butter. So here it is.

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Stage Adaptation of Ursula K. Le Guin’s Left Hand of Darkness

Portland Playhouse and Hand2Mouth Theatre team up to stage a new adaptation of Ursula K. Le Guin’s 1969 gender-bending tale of love, jealousy, power and betrayal. Sometimes, we have to leave our own time and place to understand ourselves. Hand2Mouth Theatre and … Continue reading


Happy Mad Scientist Day!

Today marks the release of John Joseph Adams’s anthology The Mad Scientist’s Guide to World Domination, so we’re declaring February 19, 2013 Mad Scientist Day at Book View Café! In honor of this festive occasion, as a Mad Scientist Day … Continue reading