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Best New Band 2012

10 local acts that Portland’s music insiders think you should hear.

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This isn’t a list of our favorite bands. If it were, there’d be a big picture of Everclear on the cover. Not the real Everclear—just Art Alexakis and the scabs he hired for his upcoming su   More
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 WW Staff

Take Me to The River

Portraits of the Willamette.

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The Willamette River divides Portland. Not just physically, east from west, or in the inconvenient gulf that opens whenever a bridge is up. The Willamette shows us the ways we embrace, and betra   More
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 WW Staff

You Do Not Talk About Mayoral Debate Club


Live from David Douglas High School, it's an unscripted evening of tough questions for the mayoral candidates. We're calling it Mayoral Debate Club, co-sponsored by KATU.
Charlie Hales, Eileen Brady and Jefferson Smith better cram: No topic is too advanced. And it's free!
Where: David Douglas Performing Arts Center, 1400 SE 130th Ave.
When: 7 pm, Sunday,...   More
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 by WW Staff

Get Your Candidates Gone Wild 2012 Tickets While They're Hot!


Think we'd allow a city-shifting election to go by without a mortifying talent show? Think again! The snidest candidates forum in the West is back, complete with yoga balls, game shows and the secret skills of public office-seekers.Presented by WW and the Bus Project, Candidates Gone Wild features the wordplay of host Courtenay Hameister and the music of Radiation City. Expect surpr...   More
Friday, April 6, 2012 by WW Staff

Mayoral Madness: First Round Results


The clear lessons from one weekend of Mayoral Madness: The only thing Portland loves more than an underdog is a self-promoter.

The first round of WW's tournament to find a better, less boring mayoral candidate produced a slew of upsets, many of them urged along by timely social-network campaign...   More
Tuesday, March 20, 2012 by WW Staff

The Oregonian Reports That Bob Caldwell, Editor of Its Editorial Page, Was In the Apartment of a 23-Year-Old Woman When He Had a Fatal Heart Attack


Bob Caldwell, editor of the The Oregonian’s editorial page, had fatal heart attack Saturday in the Tigard apartment of a college student he had been paying for sex, according to what the newspaper is reporting tonight on its w...   More
Monday, March 12, 2012 by WW Staff

Willamette Weekend

8 things to do in Portland, Mar. 9-11


Friday, March 9

The Aggrolites, Mike Pinto Band, The Sentiments, Original Middleage Ska Enjoy Club
[MUSIC] Think modern reggae is nothing but the soundtrack for arts-and-crafts fairs and organic food stores? Well, the Aggrolites don't look like the kind of dudes who eat much granola. These five tattooed tough guys cut their teeth in Los Angeles backing old-school heavies like Derrick...   More
Friday, March 9, 2012 by WW Staff

Cheap Eats 2012: Listings by Location

Cheap Eats
 North Interstate and OverlookDiPrima Dolci1936 N Killingsworth St., 283-5936, 
diprimadolci.com. Lunch and dinner daily. From its Sicilian-American owner to its intimidatingly named pastrie   More
Wednesday, March 7, 2012 WW Staff

Cheap Eats 2012: Listings A-Z

Cheap Eats
We consumed a lot of tacos while researching this 2012 edition of Cheap Eats; we also ate inordinate helpings of pizza, burgers and pho.   More
Wednesday, March 7, 2012 WW Staff

Cheap Eats 2012: Eat This

The final 25 amazing things to put in your mouth for $7 or less.

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 Images by Mike Grippi    More
Wednesday, March 7, 2012 WW Staff

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