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December 16th, 2017

BikeCraft is back and we couldn’t be happier. This event — which is open all weekend — celebrates local, bike-inspired arts and crafts. It started in 2005 and has come roaring back this year thanks to an organizational boost from our friends Elly Blue and Joe Biel from Microcosm Publishing and Brian Echerer fro

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Portland looks to continue their good road play in Charlotte against a struggling Hornets team.

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The Infinite Art Tournament Left Bracket Third-Round Elimination: Sisley v. van Ruisdael!

Jacob van Ruisdael lost his first Tournament contest to Rachel Ruysch, but he didn't throw down his paintbrushes; he's won four in a row to make it to Third Round Elimination. He'll face a challenge here against Alfred Sisley, however, who has struggled through to a 4-1-1 record of his own, with his most recent wi

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Featuring five spreads with over 30 pop-ups from New York Times best-selling author, artist, and pop-up master Matthew Reinhart, this breathtaking work of art revisits Pixar’s impressive history. Like each Pixar movie, each pop contains Easter eggs to other Pixar films. Pixar: A Pop-Up Celebration is a vibrant tribute

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Domenico Cimarosa (1749-1801) Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) Arthur Fiedler (1894-1979) Ray Noble (1903-1975) William Wordsworth (1908-1988) Art Neville (1937) and John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892) Ford Madox Ford (1873-1939) William Safire (1929-2009) John Kennedy Toole (1937-1969) and from The Writer's Almanac: It

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December 15th, 2017

Friday Dust Mite Blogging™

Checking out some frame bits be

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by Anonymous What's with all the idiots sitting in their cars with their engine idling? You're an idiot because you think you need a 100-200-horsepower engine to power a tiny phone. Or you think your phone will deplete a 50-pound car battery. Or you think need to run your AC o

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I often have the opportunity to work with some really fun public events around Portland. This year I've been involved with the Portland Tweed Ride organizers' group and had the opportunity to help them produce some promotional media for their event, starting with a Save the Date card. It seemed like a great way to do some v

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Portland abandons the Mickey Mouse defense, outfoxes Orlando. In the early part of the 2017-18 NBA season, the

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Portland’s Burnside Brewing will host its 2017 Holiday Party on Thursday, December 21st from 5:00-8:00pm. This day will also see the release of its 2017 Fable Flanders Red in a limited run of 750mL bottles. Taking a blend of 24 month and 6 month aged Fable Flanders Red from French Oak barrels, notes of cherry […]

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The Portland Trail Blazers stayed comfortably ahead of the Orlando Magic most of the night, holding on for a semi-relaxed win.

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Greg saw Star Wars (NO SPOILERS) and really liked it, Sarah found an Olympic jacket at a thrift store and now wants to pretend she is an Olympian, what sport would you play, free house but you have to move it, Star Wars salads, Greg's predictions, and more - have a great weekend friends! Big thanks to NEXT ADVENTURE for

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BAE Systems has unveiled a new aircraft design that could be a major advance in stealth technology. The new MAGMA drone does away with aircraft control surfaces, resulting in an aircraft whose shape remains constant throughout its entire flight. The...

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If you haven’t talked to voice activated artificial intelligence by now, I’d be kinda surprised. You’ve got Siri, Alexa, Cortana… they’re all over the place. And always listening. But let’s be honest… they don’t always do what you want them to do. So if you’ve got an idea on how

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Portland Food and Drink News Wrap-Up: The Bad, the Sad, and the Glad

by Chad Walsh 24th and Meatballs Nolan CalischLet's dig in. The

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An enhanced services district is being formed to combat problems associated with widespread homelessness.

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The Best Vietnamese food in Portland? Everyone seems to have an opinion It wasn’t until writing up these results that I realized my consumption of Vietnamese food this year is zero. I’m not sure why, as I like the cuisine, especially a bowl of pho on cold afternoons. Without a conscious decision, I’ve

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The Blazers and Magic tip off at 4:00 pm this afternoon on NBC Sports Northwest. Hang out and chat with us! Tip-off:

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Portland’s center returns from ankle injury, Portland Trai

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A weekly compilation of the largest winning bids in the Pacific Northwest and California, according to the Daily Journal of Commerce Project Center. 1. Winner (contract awarded): Knife River Corp. – Northwest of Boise, Idaho Amount: $22,888,888 Project: Interstate 84 – SH-50 to Machine Pass, Jerome County, Idaho Owner:

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Media Monarchy plays Flat Worms, Parquet Courts, Micheal Rault and more on #PumpUpThaVolume for December 15, 2017. ♬

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Portland has scoring punch, but their passes aren’t exploiting it. In the midst of an up-and-down season, the

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The Net Neutrality law only came into effect two years ago, and now that the FCC repealed it, people are falling onto their fainting couches left (not right). Left coast Democrat transplants vow to sue the feds, as Oregon's Kate...

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A former construction executive has reportedly stepped aside from the Beaverton Chamber of Commerce after an allegation of sexual harassment was lodged against him.

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Hurts my motor to go so slow. Time I get home my supper'll be cold. That sums up why Elon Musk formed The Boring Company. He hates being stuck in traffic, but he's not a big fan of public transit...

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America offline, punk jingles and rare vinyl + this day in history w/the Silver Bridge collapse and our song of the day by Miguel on your Morning Monarchy for December 15, 2017.

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Lovable droid R2-D2 now graces the front of a shredded iceberg lettuce package, and an imposing Kylo Ren glowers on Dole’s bagged garden salad blend. This is not the lettuce you were looking for. At least they're not jacking the...

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Consume Cannabis and Bid on Art for Charity

by Josh Jardine This Saturday, December 16, toddle on down to the NW Cannab

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Netflix has released the trailer for The Polka King, which will launch on the streaming service on January 12, 2018. In The Polka King, Jack Black stars as Jan Lewan, a Polish immigrant who became the “King of Pennsylvania Polka.” A believer in the American Dream, Jan worked hard and dreamed bigger, but with big dreams

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A new rule would allow the parks department to increase or decrease fees for tent and RV sites, as well as cabins and yurts at state campgrounds.

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You’ve noticed it. It’s difficult not to. As Portland has grown in popularity and population, congestion, traffic, and even crowded public transit are becoming more the norm than the exception in the City of Roses. It impacts everyone. And rising housing costs only exacerbate the problem, as the distance between

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Feeling Scroogey? Get Your Tickets for Dan Savage's Happy Hole-adays!

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey If the horrible, unceasing events of 2017 have left you feeling like a burnt crouton

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Suntup Editions is kicking off the year with this stunning new print by Rob Wood. Experience the full wrap-around cover artwork that appeared on the 1st US edition of Needful Things. This beautiful print, taken from a scan of the original painting, is reproduced here for the first time without the cover text. These prints [

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We are madly making holiday gifts around here, it's so fun to paint, glue, assemble, and pack. These unpainted wooden bowls were turned into little salt cellars with some pink Himalayan salt and a little spoon. They look nice unpainted,...

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10 things to do for December 16 by Mercury Staff XRAY.fm Holiday Glam & Goth Ball Join the great non-profit radio station for a non-lame holiday

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by Mercury Staff Jenny Don't & The Spurs, Joey Briggs, Ryan Sollee, Ike Fonseca Portland’s own Jenny Don’t and the Spurs are headlining t

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10 things to do for December 17 by Mercury Staff Jenny Don't & The Spurs, Joey Briggs, Ryan Sollee, Ike Fonseca Portla

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10 things to do for December 15 by Mercury Staff Star Wars: The Last Jedi Nostalgia can only get you so far, even when wookiees are involved. While

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Not long ago Ajit Pai was mostly unknown to the American people. Now he's among the most reviled.

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We celebrate the release of “The Last Jedi” by pondering what character from the movies best describes the current Blazers squad.

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It’s our last non-anime of the year. Time flies when you’re having fun writing about fun stuff to watch! What is it? Kung Fu Panda is a 3D CGI DreamWorks animated feature film which spawned sequels and a television series. What kind of story is it? It is simultaneously a loving homage to the martial […]

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Pickathon Starlight Series, Episode 3: Huun-Huur-Tu

by Ned Lannamann Miri Stebivka

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The Vancouver Symphony whipped up some frothy and light-hearted treats for its holiday concert on Sunday evening (December 11), rounding out the year on a high note. The large audience at Skyview Concert Hall lapped up the assortment of traditional favorites as well as the newer selections from cinema. Music director Salvad

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The Ponderosa Lounge & Grill, a country bar that has operated at the Jubitz Travel Center in North Portland since 1969, on Thursday kicked off a three-day celebration of recent upgrades. R&H Construction has completed a major renovation of the space, which has gained better sound and sight lines, a larger stage and

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[Photo: Special Forces Operational Detachment Delta, by Romanov (DeviantArt)] By Nick Turse Source:  TomDispatch “We don’t know exactly where we’re at in the world, militarily, and what we’re doing,”  said Senator Lindsey Graham, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, in October. That was in the wake

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Great Divide Brewing Company has announced its 2018 Beer Release Calendar. In the coming year Great Divide will launch seven new beers that is highlighted with the new Wood Werks Barrel Series that includes a Belgian-Style Sour, Flemish Sour Brown with Strawberries, and Barrel Aged Brown Rye Ale. Other additions to the l

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Good Morning, News: Net Neutrality's Dead, Republicans Ready Their (Bad) Tax Plan, and the Death Toll of Portland's Homeless Crisis

by Dirk VanderHart iStock / Getty Images PlusNet Neutrality is Dead: In a long-for

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SUB-BIDS REQUESTED COLUMBIA RIVER BR. AT PUGET ISLAND PAINTING AND DECK REPLACEMENT SR 409 MP 2.79 TO MP 3.31 Located in Wahkiakum County, WA Owner: Washington State Department of Transportation Bids Due: 1/10/18 by 11 AM We are requesting bids for the following trades and/or material suppliers: Steel Bridge Modifications,

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SUB-BIDS REQUESTED Portland International Airport (PDX) Parking Additions and Consolidated Rental Car Facility Electrical Trade Partner Bids Due: 1/5/18 at 2PM JE Dunn Construction invites written and sealed proposals for qualified Trade Partners to provide preconstruction and design-assist services for Electrical Work on t

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SUB-BIDS REQUESTED Grant High School Modernization 2245 NE 36th Ave., Portland, OR Bid Package: #6 – Remaining Interiors Proposals due: 1/5/18 by 2 PM Pre-Bid Walkthrough: An optional pre-bid walkthrough will be held at 2:00pm on Monday, December 18 th , 2017. Attendees should meet at the front entry of the school. All tr

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