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Bar Guide 2014: Base Camp


Bar Guide
Base Camp 930 SE Oak St., 477-7479, basecampbrewingco.com. Noon-9pm Sunday-Wednesday, 11 am-midnight Thursday-Saturday.Base Camp Brewing fits right in with neighbors like Next Adventure, Portland Rock   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 LYLA ROWEN

The Cry: Sunday, March 16

Young punks with old souls want to make rock ’n’ roll sweat again.


Music Stories
The members of Portland pop-punk band the Cry live and breathe rock ’n’ roll, and you can tell just by looking at them. The Ramones stare out from a pin on singer and lead songwriter Ray Nelse   More
 
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 LYLA ROWEN

Soma Kombucha Speakeasy: Basement Booch


Bar Reviews
Certain things about Soma Kombucha Speakeasy (7319 N John Ave., facebook.com/somapdx) are very much like a speakeasy. Starting with the fact that it’s hidden under an insurance office and you ga   More
 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 LYLA ROWEN

Headout: Radical Theory

How a physicist looks at Burnside Skatepark.


Headout
Skateboarding, physics tells us, is a constant fight against gravity. Features like curves and ramps in a skatepark are laid out to increase velocity and create a continuous ride. Skateboarders    More
 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 LYLA ROWEN

McKenzie Funk, Windfall

Dead polar bears, rich old white dudes.


Books
Follow the money, Deep Throat said. McKenzie Funk has done just that in Windfall (Penguin Press, 310 pages, $27.95), which takes the author to two dozen countries to examine the economics of global wa   More
 
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 LYLA ROWEN

Buy Local: Love Local

Valentine’s Day gear From Oregon companies.


Culture Features
1. Pure Sweet Almond massage oil Escential Lotions & Oils, escentialonline.com. 16 ounces, $13.50.  The moisturizer is pressed from California almonds and produced at Southeast Hawthorne    More
 
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 SAVANNAH WASSERMAN, LYLA ROWEN

Cut of the Day: "Rudy Huckleberry," Talkative

talkative

Portland-via-Eugene art-noise duo Talkative has a new album on the horizon, titled Hot Fruit BBQ, and they’ve previewing the album with a new song and video titled “Rudy Huckleberry.” The song represents that familiar Portland-band ethos that every day is just is another hangout, where we make the mundane colorful. The tra...   More
 
Thursday, January 30, 2014 by LYLA ROWEN

Green Teeth

Making approachable edibles.


News Stories
Rachel Green knows there’s a stigma attached to “medibles,” the marijuana community’s term for pot that is eaten rather than smoked. “Some people have negative associations from bad    More
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 LYLA ROWEN

Nick Turse, Kill Anything That Moves

It’s one, two, three, what are we fighting for...?


Books
More than 10 years of research and 80 pages of references testify to the comprehensiveness of Nick Turse’s journalistic history of the Vietnam war, Kill Anything That Moves (Picador, 416 pages,    More
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 LYLA ROWEN

Headout: One-Weekend Wunder


Headout
Before every town had a museum, people assembled their precious belongings into collections called wunderkammers. One of the most famous was owned by an early practitioner of plastic surgery, Dr.    More
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 LYLA ROWEN
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