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TWATCH 2008: OMT—Time to get your 'stories' in to win autographed Twilight prize!

I'm waiting.

Here it is already 2 pm on Wed. and NO ONE has submitted their best fan fiction based on Twilight to win an excellent array of Twilight-esque prizes and tix to the on...   More
Wednesday, October 29, 2008 by Byron Beck

THE PARTY!!! WW Covers The Opening of The Nines (and learns juicy stuff)

"Keep Portland Weird...and Classy." That seemed to be the running theme at Thursday night's opening night party for The Nines , the ...   More
Friday, October 24, 2008 by Byron Beck

I'll Take "Keep Portland Weird" for $500, Alex: Former WW Copy Editrix to Appear on Jeopardy Tonight!

Mama-to-be, office Scrabble organizer and former Willamette Week Copy Editor Margaret Seiler makes her game show debut on Jeopardy tonight, at 7 pm on Channel 2.

We have absolutely no idea how she d...   More
Wednesday, October 22, 2008 by Byron Beck

Wendy and Lucy Trailer: My NoPo Neighborhood Has Never Looked So Sad

The trailer for Kelly Reichardt's new film shot in Portland last year, Wendy and Lucy, is up.

And it looks amazing—amazingly sad—that is.

The lonely image above (it's a screen grab from t...   More
Wednesday, October 22, 2008 by Byron Beck

WAKE UP: Spring Awakening Stage Seat Tickets Now Available

Ever wanted to appear onstage in a Broadway show?

Well, now is your chance.

Spring Awakening is currently playing out its run at the Keller Auditorium.
...   More
Wednesday, October 22, 2008 by Byron Beck

To the Nines

Adding it all up at Portland’s most luxurious new hotel.

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Portland's Ace Hotel may’ve been dubbed the “most original new hotel” in America by The New York Times last spring, but shiny, new $137 million project the Nines—nine floors of ...   More
Wednesday, October 22, 2008 Byron Beck

Letter of “Tolerance”

And my pithy comments in the margins.

Queer Window
Craig Myers is a surprising pen pal for me. Myers is executive director of Concerned Oregonians, the group that tried—and failed—to get a measure on the Nov. 4 ballot that would have asked ...   More
Wednesday, October 22, 2008 Byron Beck

TWATCH 2008! Willamette Week to Give Away Tix to Exclusive Portland Screening of Twilight!


That stands for "Oh My Edward."

And if you know who he is (he's played by Rob Pattinson, pictured above) you'll definitely be screaming it at the top of your lungs now that Willamette Week is spilling the beans that we'll be the only newspaper g...   More
Tuesday, October 21, 2008 by Byron Beck

Photo Review: Oregon Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, Saturday, Oct. 18

[I had to miss the Oregon Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Saturday, but luckily Byron Beck was there to capture the whole thing—including performances by the Crazy 8's, Curtis Salgado, and the requisite Sam Adams appearance. -Ed.]

Monday, October 20, 2008 by Byron Beck

We The Free People: Cool Boutique to Open on NW 23rd

Economy, schmuconomy!

While it seems like every restaurant in town is up for sale, the retail scene is still going strong—at least in the category of really cool stores that are moving to Portland.

First WW broke the news that   More
Friday, October 17, 2008 by Byron Beck
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