Movie Reviews & Stories
Nick Cave is one of rock ’n’ roll’s great liars. He admits as much in 20,000 Days on Earth.
The way he sees it, the truth is a sea serpent that exists below the
surface of a song, and his
The Alhambra Theatre pulls the plug on Sir Michael Rocks for smoking weed and throwing water...so he finishes the show in the street.
Another hip-hop show in Portland was shut down early this past weekend—though this time, the police had nothing to do with it. Management at Alhambra Theatre pulled the plug on a headlining performance by Sir Michael Rocks on Oct. 11, after the Illinois rapper’s tourmates �...More
Ten years ago today, a swanky lounge-cum-rock club posing as a retro-futurist ski lodge opened on East Burnside. A decade later, the Doug Fir Lounge is a Portland institution. It is arguably the best-sounding venue in town.Rolling Stone declared it More
Well, It was only a matter of time before someone set Damian Lillard's #4BarFriday verses to a beat, and we probably should've guessed Portland synth-pop maestros Hustle and Drone would be the ones to do it. After all, the group's last video was actually shot on the court inside an em...More
The new Elliott Smith documentary puts the focus where it belongs: His music.
The phrase “a documentary on Elliott
Smith” must induce a twinge of post-traumatic stress in fans of the late
singer-songwriter, not to mention those who actually knew him. The last
When one thinks of classic Hollywood, certain images
immediately leap to mind. A brooding Marlon Brando in a tight T-shirt,
cigarette perched between his fingers. Dustin Hoffman being seduced by
The Northwest Portland punk club's final show is Nov. 1.
And Portland's Barmageddon continues: Slabtown, the iconic Northwest Portland rock'n'roll club, is closing permanently, owner Doug Rogers announced on Facebook today. The final show is Nov. 1. The club, which has been around in various incarnations since the '70s, became More
Of all the damning moments for the Dandy Warhols in the 2004 documentary Dig!,
the worst occurs the morning after a wild party at the shared house of
their friends, fellow psych-rockers the Bria
Where to get coffee styles from around the globe in Portland.
DARK-ROAST ESPRESSO MACCHIATO - ITALY
Caffe Umbria, 303 NW 12th Ave., 241-5300, caffeumbria.com.
Caffe Umbria clings to tradition, in part because owner
Emanuele Bizzarri is familiar with the