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Headout: Pete Repeat

(Going back to) Wellsville with Michael Stipe, Iggy Pop and assorted other indie rockers who hung with the Wrigley Brothers.

Remember the ’90s? Remember when indie rockers had enough clout to make it as bit actors in popular children’s television shows? Or when hell-raising garage-rock icons played park rangers an   More
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 PETE COTTELL

Headout: Tree Toppers

Learn how tree-climbing competitions work.

Tree climbing is an activity most often associated with children and barefoot hippies—two groups that wouldn’t stand a chance at this weekend’s Portland Regional Tree Climbing Competition.    More
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 BRANDON WIDDER

Headout: Portland Pride Bingo

GO: Portland Pride runs Wednesday-Sunday, June 12-16. The Portland Pride Parade is at 11 am Sunday, June 16, in downtown Portland. See pridenw.org for details. BY AARON SPENCER.   More
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 AARON SPENCER

Headout: Eh, Sailor!

How to seduce a Canadian sailor in this depleted fleet week.

Today, the national debt standoff finally hits us where we live: boinking sailors. The annual Fleet Week celebrations—the docking of the U.S. Navy with all available Portland orifices—has be   More
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 AARON MESH

Headout: What is This Thing?

Archaeologists examine the public’s purported fossils and artifacts, separating pterodactyl teeth from white pebbles.

When I was in grade school, I found something weird in the woods not far from my house. It’s old and brown, made of smooth, hard bone. It’s six inches long, shaped like a tool, sawed square on   More
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

Headout: Primus Eye

Veteran thrash-funk outfit Primus brings a 3-D show to the Schnitz. Stare at this Magic Eye-like stereographic image until you’re there.

 Click on the image for a larger version:GO: Primus 3-D is at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 SW Broadway, 248-4335, on Saturday, May 25. 7 pm. $42.50-$53. All ages.    More
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Headout: Know Your Sausage

Jawohl! Maifest, Germany’s oldest sausage party, is here.

Oktoberfest gets a lot of column inches—the legislated purity of Bavarian beer, the goofy hats, the giant urinal troughs—while Maifest always gets short shrift. And who does not excite himse   More
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Headout: Underdeveloped

You will have made a terrible mistake if you go to an Arrested Development party without knowing these references.

After years of rumors and speculation, once-dead Fox sitcom Arrested Development returns via Netflix later this month. To mark the occasion, Holocene is...   More
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 KAITIE TODD

Headout: Mud Rush

What you need to know to watch this weekend’s 100-mile rally race.

Logging trucks and mushroom hunters, beware: This weekend, souped-up Subarus will be spinning up gravel and flying over potholes in the Columbia River Gorge.  The Oregon Trail Rally, a se   More
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 KAITIE TODD

Plan B for the CRC

Illustrations by Jonathan HillClick on image for larger version!GO: Artist Jonathan Hill will appear at the Stumptown Comics Festival, Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 10    More
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

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