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Headout: Purple Like Me

With Maya Rudolph’s Prince tribute act coming to town, Portland’s veteran Purple Rain Man offers the SNL alum some advice.


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Everyone wants to be Prince. But some are better at it than others—even Prince isn’t that great at being Prince anymore. Maya Rudolph is the latest to try stepping into those formidable platforms   More
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 MATTHEW SINGER

Sasquatches are Aliens

Kewaunee Lapseritis, presenter at this weekend’s McMenamins UFO Festival, explains the connection between bigfeet and flying saucers.


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WW: Can you tell me about your first encounter with Sasquatch and the Star People? Kewaunee Lapseritis: Back in September of 1979, I was on Native American property. I had an encounter; a Sasquat   More
 
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Portland Horror Stories

Eight chilling tales to share as genre authors descend on Portland for the World Horror Convention.


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It’s a rainy night. You’re trying to turn left off Burnside and find that you cannot. You’re forced to ascend into the West Hills, where you’re finally able to turn around, in the driveway   More
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 MATTHEW SINGER, MARTIN CIZMAR

Headout: ¡Abajo Francia!

Cinco de Mayo marks the Mexican army’s victory over Napoleonic France. Here’s how to properly celebrate.


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Photos by Matt WongGO: Cinco de Mayo is May 5.     More
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 WW Culture Staff

The Fleecing of America

Normcore Made Portland the Center of the Fashion Universe.


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Not so long ago, Portland was a J.C. Penney in the grand plaza of high fashion, a place where mustachioed lumberjacks and yoga moms were the most stylish people in town. The city’s tiny cabal of   More
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

Headout: World Warriors

Wrestling Church is spending Easter Sunday preaching the Gospel of the Squared Circle. Here’s a primer on the real global game.


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Professional wrestling isn’t a sport. I’ll give its detractors that. It’s something much more interesting—a form of physical theater, misunderstood in the United States but with deep cul   More
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 MATTHEW SINGER

Headout: Par & Bub Quiz

Pub trivia in honor of our 2014 Bar Guide.


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Which Portland bar... View SurveyGO: If you’re looking for trivia at bars instead of bar trivia, we recommend the following nights: Shanrock (rotating theme nights), EastBurn, 1800 E Burnside St.,    More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 WW Staff

Headout: Pioneer John

As Portland’s living room celebrates 30 years, an underemployed writer tests its livability.


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Melting into the thick cushion of my light-blue butterfly chair, I pick up a copy of The New Yorker from my mahogany TV tray. The dense, dry articles are a welcome companion on this lazy afternoon   More
 
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 JOHN LOCANTHI

Headout: Tomorrow Changes

Ultra-modern architecture, then and now.


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Hallock-McMillan Building Address: 237 SW Naito Parkway Known as: Downtown’s first and oldest commercial brick building. Year built: 1857 Architect: Absalom B. Hallock, who was Portland’s ��   More
 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 KATHRYN PEIFER

Headout: Temple of the Doomed

Archiving past Headout pages better off lost.


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For 24 hours beginning at 10 am this Saturday, amateur librarians at the Independent Publishing Resource Center will play Indiana Jones. It’s not quite as exciting as it sounds. There will b   More
 
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 KATHRYN PEIFER
 

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