Drove over to Portland's East side yesterday afternoon. First thing I noticed was this brand new fortress over by the airport:
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I knitted a head warmer thingy with cables! This is very exciting. I messed up quite a bit but kept going anyway, realizing what I did wrong and not doing it again. I just turn that crazy part underneath when...
April 29th, 2016
This week, we've got The Boxer Rebellion, Britta Phillips and Haley Reinhart.
The singer-songwriter gives us an inside look at her new LP at NYC's One Mile House Bar.
They may not be inducted for 10 or 20 years, but here’s a list of musicians that define a generation.
April 28th, 2016
This is the first documentary that was approved by her estate.
Bob Wills - Take me back to TulsaThis is really I all I know about Tulsa.
The soul man discusses ‘Hold On!’, songwriting and Van the Man.
It's the first song Kesha's released since "Timber."
What a way to open her Formation World Tour.
To be great, be whole; Exclude nothing, exaggerate nothing that is not you. Be whole in everything. Put all you are Into the smallest thing you do. So, in each lake, the moon shines with splendor Because it blooms up above. Fernando Pessoa The post
The opening set at Coachella is a long way down from where the producer is now.
From cover songs to pop stardom, the Internet has been good to Sam Tsui.
Dan Boeckner spills the beans about his post-Wolf Parade project.
April 27th, 2016
It's the first to feature vocals from Matt Skiba.
by MJ Skegg Oregon Wine Month is nigh upon us (that’s May, if you're not sure) and the corks will be popping all over wine country for special events and promotions. There are options though for the non-peripatetic who don’t want to leave town. Restaurants
Six13 - Uptown Passover (An "Uptown Funk" for Pesach) I'm posting this because 1) it's a cute parody, and 2) it's got a little ancient history in it, and ancient history has been on my mind lately.
by Megan Burbank If you've been to a comedy show in Portland, chances ar
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by Bobby Roberts A Tribute to Erykah BaduTonight's tribute to Erykah Badu promises to flood your senses with interpretations of the visionary artist's neo-soul. Local musicians w
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by Dirk VanderHart The City of Portland will spend
by Rob Simonsen This is now Portland’s series to lose. After game four it was announced Chris Paul
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Pack your bags, we're going back to Camp Firewood.
Long Island alt-rock band go deep and bare emotions in sophomore release.
It's a brutal look into DC's first rated-R direct-to-video adaptation.
Spoiler: This shoot didn't go well.
by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey GOOD MORNING, BLOGTOWN! Oh she is not born like other girls, but I know how to conceive her. Oh she may not look like other girls, but she's a snarl tooth seether. LET'S GO TO
by Anonymous Yes, I was standing in the middle of Interstate Avenue this morning. Yes, I was preventing you from getting somewhere. Maybe you were even on the clock. Did you notice the woman on the street with me? Did you use your Uber-advanced skills of perception to see that
by Abe Asher Craig Mitchelldyer/Portland Timbers After a well-deserved week off, the Timbers are
A comment on a YouTube video got me started.
Theatre Vertigo's Got Some Answers by Katie Pelletier A GUILTY PLEASURE of mine after a long day is to flip through television programs while browsing something like Facebook or Instagram, limited only by the number of screens I can assemble. Thea
Justin Tussing's roadie chronicles by Sarah Meyer JUSTIN TUSSING'S cinematic, Almost Famous-esque second novel, Vexation Lullaby, offers a split narrative revolving around Jimmy Cross, an aging iconoclast and "statue begging to be to
Is Beyoncé the victim of "Napoleon Dynamite Syndrome"? by Ian Karmel I DIDN'T SEE Napoleon Dynamite when it was in theaters, but I was in high school when it came out, so I didn't need to see it in theaters—or at all. The mania cam
Portland's best places to get your goat. by Heather Arndt Anderson GO AHEAD, admit it: You've wondered how those cute little goats in Lents would taste in a tortilla or a curry. Well, wonder no more! Finding good places to eat the flesh of the Hor
The finest from the Eastside's fanciest new market, Providore Fine Foods. by Andrea Damewood PINE STREET MARKET, that new fancy food hall with nine stalls from Portland's heavy-hitting restaurants, is now open for business. But the Eastside hasn't
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(Expensive) Affordable Housing, and a Homelessness Throwdown by Mercury staff (Expensive) affordable housing! Homelessness throwdown! AS THE CITY'S housing crisis worsens, the Portland Housing Bureau is unleashing a fire hose of pub
Here's your cheat sheet for May's most important races. by the Mercury Endorsement Strike Force CITY OF PORTLAND MAYOR: Sarah Iannarone CITY COMMISSIONER, POSITION 1: Amanda Fritz CITY COMMISSIONER, POS