Fort George’s Tender Loving Empire Northwest Pale Ale is
named after the venerable Portland indie-pop record label and boutique,
and it drinks the way many of the bands on the label sound: pleas
Lineup! Getcha free all-ages music festival lineup here!
At this stage in the game, it's not surprising when the lineup for PDX Pop Now—Portland's best all-local, all-ages, all-free music festival—turns out to be a wide-ranging snapshot of the Portland music scene circa right now. For the volunteer-run festival's 10th anniversary, though, the organizers have outdone themselves. It's not all-inclus...
Not a guide to Portland’s best restaurants—just seven Portland diners.
Food & DrinkThe Oregonian Publishing Company LLC has written to us to complain that Willamette Week’s 2013 guide to Portland diners is likely to cause confusion and represents unfair competition. To be clear: the seven reviews in our online guide represent a parody of The Oregonian’s 2013 Dine...More
Here's what Reed Jackson wrote about agit-hip-hop vets the Coup in this week's paper:[FUNK] It’s hard not to like the style of Oakland-based hip-hop group the Coup. The group consists of an Afro-adorned political activist named Boots Riley, who raps about social injustices in a smooth, pimped-out hush, and DJ Pam the Funkstress, whose s...
Man of Steel makes clear Superman just wasn’t made for these times.
Movie Reviews & Stories
Seventy-five years ago, as the Greatest Generation geared
up to save the planet from tyranny, a figure of Christ-like perfection
standing up for Earth’s right to exist was precisely what pop cul
Who’s playing Warped Tour? Beats us. So we went to the mall to find out.
Nothing makes a 30-year-old music writer feel like a
decrepit, out-of-touch sack of dust more than scanning a Warped Tour
lineup. The hordes of pierced, tatted and asymmetrically coiffed
For a rootless roots musician, words are very unnecessary.
Somewhere on Marisa Anderson’s résumé is
the phrase, “Once portrayed the ass-end of a jaguar.” It was the
mid-1990s, a few years after the Northern California-born guitarist