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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

Headout: The River City Tavern Trot

A page from a 1902 edition of Willamette Week, reprinted in honor of the 111th anniversary of Kelly’s Olympian.

GO: Kelly’s Olympian plans to host an anniversary party Friday and Saturday, Feb. 15-16, 2013. 426 SW Washington St., 228-3669   More
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Headout: Milkism

A new Portland art show features landscapes made of breakfast cereal. We asked the artist to make a companion piece out of dairy products.

Headout Picks WEDNESDAY FEB. 6 SOUNDGARDEN[MUSIC] Grab that crusty   More
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Headout: News Ratings

Ranking the “Weekend Update” anchors.

1. Norm Macdonald (1994-97) He turned the Saturday Night Live news desk into his own absurdist playground, brilliantly mocking not so much the news as “Weekend Update” itself. Frank Stallone    More
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Headout: Unpopular Moments in White Hip-Hop

America is more tolerant than it used to be. Case in point: Aesop Rock. These days, he packs clubs with his dense, cerebral rhymes—at least when he’s not canceling shows because of broken ribs   More
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Headout: Swing Your Partner

It’s hip to be square.

The first lesson I learn at Village Ballroom’s weekly square dance is that punctuality matters: My friends and I arrive 20 minutes late, and we are immediately circled by gray-haired cowboy type   More
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 REBECCA JACOBSON

Headout: Gaga in History

She’s always been with us.

 Photomanipulation by WW StaffSEE IT: Lady Gaga plays the Rose Garden Arena, 1 N Center Court St., No. 150, on Tuesday, Jan. 15. 7:30 pm. $49.50-$175. All ages.Headout Picks THURSDAY JAN. 10 CO   More
Wednesday, January 9, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Headout: Sweep the Stoop

The most polite yet expedient way to get strangers off your porch.

The Book of Mormon opens on a doorstep very much like your own. The smash Broadway musical, making a six-day Portland run this week, begins with the clear-eyed, full-hearted, short-sleeved prota   More
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

Headout: Pick Your Poison

Choose your beverage and an event to match.

Let’s be honest: You’re not going to remember New Year’s Eve. Any money you spend to get into a show that night will be flushed out of your consciousness and down the toilet on a wave of tha   More
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 MATTHEW SINGER

Headout: Happy New Era

The end of a long, long count.

High atop the temple of Xunantunich, a tour group enjoys a breeze as it looks out at the humid Central American jungle below. Standing on a gray pyramid that’s still the second-tallest structure   More
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

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