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Scoop: Robots and Books Out, Secret Concerts In

Gossip is too drunk to watch that movie.


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STOP THE ROBOTS: Steven Spielberg, once slated to direct an adaptation of Portland author Daniel H. Wilson’s Robopocalypse, has indefinitely postponed plans for the film. The 2011 sci-fi novel by Wi   More
 
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Backspace Space Safe

Gossip with the guts to go pro.


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SAVING SPACE: Our great local nightmare is over, and it didn’t even take a dramatic last-minute twist. Last month, Backspace—Portland’s only all-ages music venue—appeared to be on the ve   More
 
Wednesday, January 9, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Department of Corrections

Our mistakes and regrets from 2012.


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MARTIN CIZMAR would like to correct last week’s Scoop, which said Cascade Brewing Barrel House’s 12.66 percent alcohol Bourbonic Plague is the strongest beer brewed in Portland. Turns out, T   More
 
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Looking Back, Falling Forward

Portland culture in 2012, by the numbers.


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The most successful local theater production of the year was Sweeney Todd, which sold 19,859 tickets at Portland Center Stage. Patton Oswalt wasHelium Comedy Club’sbiggest draw, selling outall three   More
 
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Backspace’s Back Rent on Space

Gossip wishing you a merry figgy Christmas.


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NEW SALT: The Grain & Gristle crew has a massive project in the works in the Concordia neighborhood. The group has applied for a liquor license at what is currently a 5,800-square-foot offic   More
 
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: ART’s New Artistic Director Named

Gossip should have no friends.


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TED’S SHUTTERS (AGAIN): For the second time in precisely two years, Berbati’s venerable, once-essential live-music venue at 231 SW Ankeny St.—formerly Berbati’s Pan, recently Ted’s in honor    More
 
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Christopher Stowell Leaving OBT

Gossip doesn’t dance for doughnuts.


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BOWING OUT: Portland’s dance community is still reeling from the news that Christopher Stowell, artistic director for the Oregon Ballet Theatre, will leave the company by Dec. 31. Stowell, hired i   More
 
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Loch Lomond Says Goodbye... to the USA.

This gossip attaches a copyright to all statuses.


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THE BUMS LOST: If recent events are any indication, Portland’s ever-decadent Old Town is ceding its traditional claim as rocker-hipster territory, in favor of the hard-boozing bridge-and-tunnelers   More
 
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Quartet Rises From Lucier’s (Incredibly Expensive) Ashes

Gobble down some fat, juicy gossip.


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LUCEY DEUCEY: Big news for the space that formerly housed the massive high-end restaurant Lucier, which took a spectacular belly flop on the South Waterfront in 2008. Until recently, it was so well-   More
 
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: RIP ”Working“ Kirk

McAfee security update needed.


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WORKING ON SUNDAY: “Working” Kirk Reeves, the 56-year-old Portland street musician known for playing his trumpet while wearing a white tuxedo and Mickey Mouse ears, was found dead at Bybee L   More
 
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 WW Culture Staff
 

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