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Willamette Weekend: 16 Things to Do and See in Portland October 24-26

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Friday Oct. 24 
The Great American Distillers Festival 
[BEER] For the 10th consecutive year, tens of distilleries will descend on the same spot to get everyone royally, artisanally wasted. There will be 21 Oregon distilleries and 40 total, including bartender fetish Tito’s Handmade Vodka of Texas. Specifically, the fest focuses on rum, whiskey, vodka and gin at the...   More
 
Friday, October 24, 2014 by WW Culture Staff

Willamette Thursday: 5 Things to Do and See in Portland, October 23


Thursday Oct. 23

Anthropometry: Science and Design in the Contemporary Art Experience
[ART] Artist and writer Jeff Jahn scores another curatorial hit with the thoughtful and spatially invigorating three-person show Anthropometry. By far the most eye-catching piece in the endearingly shabby Kathrin Cawein Gallery is Matthew Leavitt’s Desert Mandala M...   More
 
Thursday, October 23, 2014 by WW Culture Staff

Willamette Wednesday: 6 Things to Do and See in Portland on October 22


Wednesday Oct. 22

Evolution of a Criminal 
[THREE DAYS ONLY] In the late 1990s, Darius Clark Monroe and two friends robbed a bank in Houston. Monroe was 16 at the time, an honor student beloved by his teachers, and his main motivation was helping his mother and stepfather, who had been in crippling debt for years. In this film, Monroe revisits his old neighborhood and...   More
 
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 by WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Patty For President


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THE MAGIC’S GONE: Magic Garden is closing Dec. 31. The iconic Old Town strip club was founded in the 1960s as a lesbian club and evolved into a coed hangout, a place where nude dancing coexist   More
 
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Drunk Ghosts

It’s the season to get drunk and talk about scary stuff. Here’s where to find boozy spirits in Portland.


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ILLUSTRATION: Sabrina ElliottOld Town Pizza  Nina, dead hooker. 226 NW Davis St., 222-9999, oldtownpizza.com. White Eagle Rose, dead junkie hooker. 836 N Russell St., 282-6810, mcmenamins.   More
 
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Top Portland Event Picks, October 22 - October 28


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WEDNESDAY OCT. 22 MATTHEW INMAN [BOOKS] Much like communism, running is a great idea in theory but often oppressive and cruel in practice. But The Oatmeal’s Matthew Inman somehow managed to find j   More
 
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Willamette Weekend: 17 Things to Do and See in Portland, October 17-19

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Friday Oct. 17

Coffee Fest
[CAFFEINE] This is the big conference where things get done each year in the coffee trade. So if insanely cool new coffee technology debuts, it debuts here. If a trend forms, it happens amid bitterly bad breath here. Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Throu...   More
 
Friday, October 17, 2014 by WW Culture Staff

Your Guide to Portland's Pumpkin Beer Fest, Haunted Houses, Haunted Yard and Spooky Theater

Get scared, get drunk or just get a pumpkin to carve.

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Haunted Front Yard
Davis GraveyardYou know how people on Peacock Lane decorate their houses for Christmas? Well, in Milwaukie there's a house that does that for Halloween. It's called the Davis Graveyard and it's a normal residential house that's been turned into a roadside attraction complete with a crypt, the skeleton of a weird flying beast thing and a foam gravestone ma...   More
 
Thursday, October 16, 2014 by WW Culture Staff

Hot Plates: Our Favorite Portland Restaurants This Week


Food Reviews & Stories
A list of the five spots we're excited about right now—maybe taquerias we've loved forever, maybe seafood spots with special menus this week. It's designed to answer that age-old question: Where should we go out to dinner tonight?
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Wednesday, October 15, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Buzz List: Where We’re Drinking 
This Week


Food Reviews & Stories
Our pick for the top brewpub, dive bar or wine lounge might change by the time you've finished reading this. But here are the spots, new and old, that we're most excited about right now.   More
 
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 WW Culture Staff
 

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