Wild women need to be tamed by their husbands. Whether or not Shakespeare wrote The Taming of the Shrew
as a prescription, his comedy holds this misogynistic thesis as proven
fact. In the 21st cen
Willamette Week's correspondent thinks the future has a long way to go.
It isn’t often one gets invited to participate in a revolution of the future, but that’s just what OMSI did. “Drive Revolution: The Future of Transportation,” a car showcase at OMSI on Saturday, July 13, was our local science museum's way to allow the Big Three and their E...
Looking on the bright side, Portland knows how to support some of its local artists. The turnout for Natasha Kmeto's release show for her new LP Crisis was one of the most impressive crowds of the Closer Festival. Maybe it was just the comparatively intimate venue—Holocene is smaller than Refuge, where another crowded main event was hel...
The biggest night in Closer's three year history did not disappoint. Three rooms in Refuge, the main host of the festival for each of the three years, sought to appease the varying musical tastes of Portland's electronica lovers. Outside, and audible from blocks away, was the PDX Junglist stage, showcasing Portland's best in drum 'n' bass—if you're into that kind of thing.On the VIP Stage,
Kicking off an electronic music festival at a gay bar is fitting. Electronic music would still be twitching around on the floor to Herbie Hancock’s “Rockit” if we lived in a fully hetero society. Thursday’s event at Crush Bar, a “straight-friendly” gay bar, was supposedly ...
John Tejada (Friday, Refuge)
The meticulous, melodic house master (pictured) is
bringing his all-hardware (read: MacBook-free) set to Portland for its
stateside debut. Eat your heart out, San Fra
[FAMILY PARTY] For some of the residents of Southeast’s
Washington Towers, the drab apartment complex down the street from Lone
Fir Pioneer Cemetery has another name: Futro Towers. That’s beca
Movie Reviews & Stories
JJ Abrams’ Star Trek Into Darkness has gotten great
reviews. Already released in Australia, Mexico and other countries, the
movie’s U.S. release was delayed because of a competing opening of T
Movie Reviews & Stories
Game designer Sandy Petersen isn’t afraid
of anything. Well, almost anything. “The revelation that things are not
as they seem—that’s scary to me,” says Petersen, the guest of honor
In the JJ-fied Star Trek of today, it’s easy to look upon the pitifully low-budgeted original series and giggle. The episode “Spectre of the Gun,”
Gene Roddenberry’s 1968 nod to the cowboy W