Ah, Portland: home to bicyclists, coffee connoisseurs,
swingers, strippers, pole contortionists and gangbang aficionados. Wait,
what? That’s right—this friendly Northwest town is also the home o
Being a dog owner sucks during Portland winters. The wet
fur, the muddy paws, the days upon days trapped indoors with a
stir-crazy pooch...oh, the things we do for love. But come summer,
Will Potter’s prostitution cleanup plan work? Ask the experts.
Mayor Tom Potter’s anti-prostitution plan for 82nd Avenue stresses four points: making more arrests, placing sex workers on probation that prevents their immediate return to the street, spending ...
The PDX artist and agitator talks about being a girl…and being Barack lite.
Q & A
Portlander Damali Ayo has been dragging racial skeletons out of the closet for years. The artistic agitator’s flagship performance, a satirical token-black-friend agency called Rent-a-Negro, was ...
As the story goes, Kiki And Herb's pianist Kenny Mellman found his new muse (in singer Bridget Everett) at a New York karaoke bar, where she undoubtedly belted out top 40 hits in the same manner as she does tonight—...
Post-Team Dresch, Post-Butchies melodic punk star Kaia Wilson trots out a new band (affectionately referred to as "The Gayng,") and a new album's worth of country-influenced songs about her recently deceased pets. Best lyric of the night, from a song devoted to Kaia's dearly departed dog: "Let's go down, down to the river, we won't brin...
11 pm Thursday, September 4, TBA Headquarters at Leftbank: Hundreds of art world migrants descended on East Broadway's Leftbank space and mingled with curious Portlanders at the free opening night party for this year's festival. In the multi-level exhibition hall, between repeat viewings of Ryan Trecartin's flamboyant, addictive video art, sets by Deela...
On an afternoon last week, before the Old Town reopening of local nonprofit p:ear, local musician and volunteer Sarah Dougher sat in a sawdust-riddled corner waiting for a Nike representative to drop off donated soccer equipm...