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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

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

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