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Headout: World Warriors

Wrestling Church is spending Easter Sunday preaching the Gospel of the Squared Circle. Here’s a primer on the real global game.


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Professional wrestling isn’t a sport. I’ll give its detractors that. It’s something much more interesting—a form of physical theater, misunderstood in the United States but with deep cul   More
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 MATTHEW SINGER

Photo Review: Little Dragon & Unknown Mortal Orchestra at Roseland Theater, 4/10

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Little Dragon is one of the most well put-together live bands out there, and the Swedish electro-soul quartet proved it last Thursday night at Roseland Theater. Overcoming a sound system that tragically consumed opener Unknown Mortal Orchestra whole, the band kicked off...   More
 
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 by MATTHEW SINGER

Crystal Ballroom Shuts Down Schoolboy Q Show Amid Structural Concerns

"Portland 2 rowdy," the rapper Tweets.

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Apparently, even Portland's architecture is screwing with hip-hop shows now. Last night, a sold-out concert by Schoolboy Q at the Crystal Ballroom ended about 20 minutes into the L.A. rapper's headlining set after venue staff noticed a crack in a structural beam. The building was evacuated around 11:20 pm, sending 1,200 to 1,500 co...   More
 
Monday, April 14, 2014 by MATTHEW SINGER

PDX Charts

Top selling albums and songs in Portland, March 31-April 6

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Every week, we list the top selling albums from local record stores Music Millennium, Jackpot Records, Everyday Music and Beacon Sound, and the top streamed tracks in Portland on    More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 by MATTHEW SINGER

Bar Guide 2014: Maui’s


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According to the yellow surfboard in its entryway, Maui’s exists along Portland’s mythical “North Shore,” which must’ve appeared when the tides of gentrification washed all the black-own   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 MATTHEW SINGER

Bar Guide 2014: Devils Point


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Devils Point5305 SE Foster Road, 774-4513, devilspoint.net. 11 am-2:30 am daily.There are plenty of “rock-’n’-roll strip clubs” in Portland, but only Devils Point doubles as rock fantasy camp.   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 MATTHEW SINGER

Bar Guide 2014: Mary's Club


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Mary’s Club129 SW Broadway, 227-3023, marysclub.com. 11-2:30 am Monday-Saturday. 11:30-2:30 am Sunday.You know Mary’s Club. Even if you’ve never been there, the legend is part of Portland’s co   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 MATTHEW SINGER

Bar Guide 2014: George's Corner Sports Bar


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George’s Corner Sports Bar5501 N Interstate Ave., 289-0307. 10 am-2:30 am Monday-Friday, 8 am-2:30 am weekends.Let’s admit, right up front, that the best dive-bar fried chicken in town is still at   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 MATTHEW SINGER

Bar Guide 2014: Luchador


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Luchador4835 N Albina Ave., 517-9347, luchadorpdx.com. 5 pm-1 am Sunday-Wednesday, 5 pm-2 am Thursday-Saturday.There’s an obvious metaphor that applies to Trebol’s rebranding as Luchador. Here, an   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 MATTHEW SINGER
 

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