Movie Reviews & Stories
Brandy Alexander’s newest
client has been charged with raping his 12-year-old daughter. Alexander,
a public defender in rural Georgia, expects him to tell her why the
accusation is wrong, why
Music StoriesWho: Colin Jenkins (vocals, guitar, percussion), Steve Amon (keyboards), Richard Bennett (bass), Lee Ritter (drums).
Sounds like: A ’60s lounge band from Miami time-warped to present-day Portland.
For fans of: Frank Sinatra, the Beach Boys, Pink Martini.
Why you care: Colin Jenkins chronicles Portland
weirdness through Rio Grands’ forthcoming
[ELECTRO-SHOEGAZE] Battleme started as a single acoustic
country ballad called “Burn This Town,” which received heavy airplay
after its inclusion in the second-season finale of Sons of Anarchy
Movies & TelevisionEndless Love took its sweet, sweet time before screening for press. And then once it eventually screened, it really did never seem to end.Critic's Grade: DEndless Love is 2014’s first contribution to the catalog of sexed-up tweenie love dramas, and in all its idealistic idiocracy and over-the-top affirmations of “soul mates,” it best serves as a reminder that Hollywood h...
WW’s music staff picks its favorite local albums of 2013.
Blitzen Trapper, VII
A consistently suggestive blend of robust
alt-country and catchy guitar-picking from Portland’s resident kings of
genre-roving Americana. (GS)
Epp, Chrome Plated Chronicle
Who: Chelsea Unicorn, Lucia Luna, Clint “ClickAttack” Harvard.
Sounds like: ’80s French electro processed with glitter, Lucky Charms and a black widow spider.
For fans of: Air, Massive Attack,
U.S. immigration laws wouldn’t let Tim Hoyt and Franc Castillejos make an album together. So they headed for the hills.
Mountain Sounds’ Tim Hoyt has a bone to pick with the U.S.
Department of Homeland Security. “As an American citizen, all the
immigration laws have done are slow me down personally and try to s
Movie Reviews & Stories
It’s one thing to hear the facts: In the past 15 years,
more than 2,500 migrants attempting to cross the Mexico-Arizona border
through the Sonora Desert have perished en route. It’s quite an
[SPASTIC SOUL] On tour for her latest album, The Electric Lady,
Janelle Monáe has taken to being rolled onstage in a hand truck, at
which point she bursts free from a straitjacket and right into
1314 NW Glisan St., 228-9535, andinarestaurant.com.
[EDIBLE ANDES] Andina’s massive
menu charts the course of contemporary Peruvian cuisine. It starts
somewhere in Madrid’s basement taverns,