[INDIE FOLK POP] If you think you’ll learn all there is to
know about the musicians of Fanno Creek by listening to the first few
minutes of their debut album, Monuments, you’re wrong.
MusicY La Bamba’s video for “Ponce Pilato,” released earlier this week, has been a long time in the making—pretty much since the conception of Portland’s newest synchronized swimming group, the Olivia Darlings, actually. Formed in collaboration between the band, Olivia Darlings c...
As you read Tao Lin’s latest novel, Taipei (Vintage
Contemporaries, 250 pages, $14.95, ), you will know when a character
leaves to go to the bathroom. You will know when a character goes to
If you’re just looking at the roses, you’re missing half their charm.
All roses look pretty, but not all roses smell pretty. Any
schmuck can admire the petals, but those who want to enjoy the sweet
smell have to be a little more strategic about things.
Arts & BooksPolaris Dance Theatre’s latest show, Hand Picked, is a joy. The show, which opened last night, is diverse and spirited, and the lineup features nine works of contemporary performance chosen by the company’s dancers. Some of the numbers they choreographed themselves, and others are works from local choreographers.
What do you do about the hobos sleeping in the alley
behind your house? It’s a very Portland problem, and one Eugene-based
essayist Laurie Notaro tackles along with other uncomfortable moments o
“Canary Island,” the latest single by Portland-based quintet Houndstooth, feels like driving to the beach on a sunny day. The breeze is warm, your windows are down and you wave lazily to some surfers as they cross the street approaching the ocean. Tagged as “Southern rock” and “psychedelic rock & roll,” the sing...
WW's quest to find Portland's best miniature golf course
FeaturesFore! With spring in the air—and with every other fun activity from a Normal American ChildhoodTM having been already co-opted for ironic enjoyment then played out—over the next week WW brings you reviews of Portland-area putt-putt courses. We're also pretty excited about More
At age 94, Portland’s accordion king is still pushing buttons.
The accordion has 233 buttons, 41 keys
and 8,888 chords. George Rozwick won’t claim he knows all the chords off
the top of his head. Pretty much everything else, though? He’s got it.