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Under the Skin

ScarJo spins a web for lonely Glaswegians.


Movie Reviews & Stories
Hell hath no fury like a woman with unlimited access to dingy lairs in Glasgow, Scotland. That’s one lesson to be gleaned from Jonathan Glazer’s Under the Skin, a sci-fi/horror hybrid starri   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 DEBORAH KENNEDY

Bar Guide 2014: Local Lounge


Bar Guide
Local Lounge3536 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., 282-1833, local-lounge.com. 4:30 pm-2 am daily.“Heartbreak makes me horny.” So says the light-switch plate in one of the Local Lounge’s two gend   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 DEBORAH KENNEDY

Bar Guide 2014: Kelly's Olympian


Bar Guide
Kelly’s Olympian426 SW Washington St., 228-3669, kellysolympian.com. 10-2 am daily.If the “Motorcycle Only” parking in front of Kelly’s Olympian doesn’t bring you up to speed on this downtow   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 DEBORAH KENNEDY

Bar Guide 2014: Ponderosa Lounge


Bar Guide
Ponderosa Lounge10350 N Vancouver Way, 345-0300, ponderosalounge.com. 9 am-midnight Monday-Tuesday, 9-1 am Wednesday-Thursday, 9-2 am Friday, 8-2 am Saturday, 8 am-midnight Sunday.Country music is doi   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 DEBORAH KENNEDY

Midsummer (Third Rail Repertory)

Love, Elmo and Japanese rope bondage, set to song.


Theater
Spring is often referred to as the season of love. But for Bob and Helena, two unlikely lovers on the streets of Edinburgh, the solstice is when the magic happens. Midsummer is modestly subtitle   More
 
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 DEBORAH KENNEDY

The Lunchbox

Hungry for love.


Movie Reviews & Stories
Ritesh Batra’s The Lunchbox is set in Mumbai, where a fraternity of 5,000 men, the dabbawallas, have been delivering hot lunches from the city’s housewives to their businessman husbands for    More
 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 DEBORAH KENNEDY

AP Film Studies: Also Showing 3/26/14

Castles, clowns and Jean-Claude Van Damme: This week at Portland’s indie theaters.


Movie Reviews & Stories
Editor’s Note: Last week, columnist AP Kryza disappeared, leaving only a garbled voicemail. His whereabouts remain unknown. We did, however, receive a cryptic note—delivered by a bowtie-weari   More
 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 DEBORAH KENNEDY

Hotseat: Aziz Ansari

The whip-smart comedian talks romance in the digital age.


Comedy and Variety
Aziz Ansari has some of the sharpest standup out there right now. Unlike many other comics, the Parks and Recreation star doesn’t just stop at oddball observations, but puts in the necessary bra   More
 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON, DEBORAH KENNEDY

Q&A: Maz Jobrani

The Iranian-born comedian and co-founder of the Axis of Evil Comedy Tour talks about ethnic stereotypes, metal detectors and why he won't play a terrorist.

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Maz Jobrani is perhaps best known as a founding member of the Axis of Evil Comedy Tour. Born in Iran, his family moved to California when Jobrani was six. He got his standup start at the Comedy Store and has since become known for his bridge-building style of comedy that mines misconceptions about the Middle East. He’s appeared on The Tonight...   More
 
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 by DEBORAH KENNEDY

AP Film Studies: Also Showing


Movie Reviews & Stories
Editor’s Note: After filing his Muppets story this week, AP Kryza left an unintelligible voicemail for WW. Our transcription experts only made out the words “lemur,” “sourdough,” “stir   More
 
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 DEBORAH KENNEDY
 

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