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Brew Views: Reservoir Dogs

Kool thing.

Brew Views
Reservoir Dogs is a shut-in child’s mescaline dream of criminal cool. It is also the film that launched Quentin Tarantino’s brilliantly infantile oeuvre. The 20-year-old Reservoir is, on one h   More
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Fluoridation Opponents Gather More Than 20,000 Signatures


With a week left before their signature-gathering deadline, fluoridation opponents announced today they've already gathered 20,000 signatures toward a ballot referendum that would halt the fluoridation of Portland's waterPortland's city council voted unanimously last month to <...   More
Thursday, October 4, 2012 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Trouble With the Curve

Get off Clint Eastwood’s field of dreams, you damn dirty vegans!

Movie Reviews & Stories
 If you wanted to know whether Clint Eastwood yells at chairs in his new movie, the answer is a resounding yes. He yells at chairs, bleachers, doors, garages and Amy Adams. He...    More
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

House Co-Chair Peter Buckley Endorses Marijuana Ballot

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Oregon State Rep. Peter Buckley (D-Ashland), co-chair of the House Ways and Means Committee, has today become the highest-level state elected official to endorse Measure 80, the marijuana legalization initiative.In a statement, Buckley wrote:It makes absolutely no sense to me that we continue to waste millions of dollars every year to prohibit adults from making the choice of whether to con...   More
Monday, September 17, 2012 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE

TBA Diaries: Ten Tiny Dances


The 10-year-old event Ten Tiny Dances at Washington High School at 8:30 pm this past Saturday, September 8, was this year as it always has been: inconsistent, often frustrating and spiked with ever-so-occasional moments of transcendent hilarity or beauty.The premise, for those unfamiliar: 10 different dancers or companies are inv...   More
Monday, September 10, 2012 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE

TBA Diaries: Big Art Group, The People—Portland


Big Art Group's The People—Portland was the first official performance in the Time-Based Art festival—at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 6, at Washington High School—but it was not the first performance art piece of the day. 
Two hours earlier, at the city council meeting on fluoridation, a woman with a somewhat ill-favored look addressed the Portland city council as s...   More
Friday, September 7, 2012 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE


Love hurts, love scars, love caused 9/11.

Movie Reviews & Stories
Christophe Honoré’s moody, multigenerational musical Beloved begins as a winkingly sex-positive romp in which the ’60s seem a wonderful time to buy clothing, and prostitution is promoted as a   More
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Driving After the Influence

If Washington legalizes dope, driving there could become risky for tokers.

News Stories
Oregon medical marijuana patients might have reason to worry if the state of Washington’s dope legalization initiative passes in November—that is, if they ever plan on driving in Washington.    More
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Life Coach/The People—Portland

More previews for the first week of TBA.

 Andrew Dickson wants to help. In his piece Life Coach, the performance artist and Wieden Kennedy...   More
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

City-Ruining Hipsters Strike Again, Rob Bank


At 3:17 pm on August 31, reportedly, a hipster robbed a bank. "That was the description given by witnesses," says Portland Police Sgt. Pete Simpson. "It's definitely open to interpretation." 
The employees of Albina Community Bank at 5636 Northeast Sandy Boulevard also    More
Saturday, September 1, 2012 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE

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