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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

Headout: Pickin’ ’n’ Grinnin’

Thrifting advice from a man who makes a living reselling Goodwill finds.

You won’t see any photocopied fliers or crooked yard signs for “Portland’s largest garage sale.” This Saturday’s swap meet at the Expo Center doesn’t have such ragged charm. But that d   More
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 BRANDON WIDDER

Headout: A Blaze of Spoilage

A Lakers fan on the biggest Blazers game since ’77

Hey, Blazers fans: Stop trying to hold back your excitement. You and I both know the game on April 10 is the biggest for your franchise since June 5, 1977, the day Bill Walton brought the NBA Ch   More
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Headout: The Pitiful Princes

Disney princes offering themselves as escorts for hire.

When we saw that the Star Theater was hosting scantily clad Disney princesses getting down with a stripper pole, it looked a bit familiar: Heck, it’s basically the plot of Spring Breakers, excep   More
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Headout: Crack ’Em

Find an Easter egg in a Willamette Week box and win a prize.

Peep this: Easter is a bummer for grown-ups. It’s all ham and shoeshines, not chocolate bunnies and plastic grass. And no adult egg hunts. Well, until now. We hid a dozen plastic eggs in blue Will   More
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Headout: RUDN Behavior

Funny improvisational comedy game you probably not like.

“Do not go to this performance,” Vladimir, an East Portland greengrocer, advises me. “You will not like the jokes.” I’ve lived in Russia and heard jokes like the ones RUDN, a winning team    More
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 MITCH LILLIE

Headout: Getting Juggy With It

Grab an old bottle and start blowing.

Orange juice cartons, cherry-cola bottles and a wine jug litter the tables in Arlo Leach’s attic music room. He’s neither a lush nor a hoarder: He’s a jugger. According to Leach, there a   More
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 ENID SPITZ

Headout: Walton on Walton

The former Blazer holds forth on the Jersey sculptor.

Art fans, this is truly a magnanimous moment in the history of modern civilization. Not since Gutenberg first threw down the word of the Big Man upstairs has the printed letter held quite such e   More
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Headout: Other Americans

The Latin world’s answer to popular gringo entertainers.

Who’s the Salvadoran Hulk Hogan? With a group of eight Latino comedians from Portland and California getting our attention with a show called Atención Gringo, we got curious enough to ask. So w   More
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Headout: Top Trotters

Scouting reports for five honorary Harlem Globetrotters.

What’s harder than beating the Harlem Globetrotters? Becoming an honorary Harlem Globetrotter. In the organization’s 86-year history, only eight nonplayers have been named to the team, and o   More
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

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