THURSDAY SEPT. 4
[THEATER] Fresh from a lauded run on the
fringe-fest circuit, Deanna Fleysher presents a solo show about a jaded
private investigator trying to make a film noir.
Friday, Aug. 29The Both [MUSIC] Ted Leo’s jumpy punk rock meets Aimee Mann’s signature melancholy in this all-star indie-rock duo, producing surprisingly dynamic duets, in which Leo’s foot-tapping riffs are given a soothing counterpunch only Mann could provide. Aladdin Theater, 3017 SE Milwaukie Ave., 234-9694. 8 pm. $25. Under 21 permitted with legal guardian.<...
Food Reviews & Stories
1205 SW Washington St., 971-276-8008, racionpdx.com.
Anthony Cafiero at Ración feeds his
light-as-air serrano ham with peanut puree and dandelions—as if the pigs
could still graze
WEDNESDAY AUG. 27
FINAL WEEKLY RECURRING HUMOR NIGHT
[COMEDY] After 3½
years, one of the sturdiest fixtures of the local standup scene comes
to an end tonight. The giant slate of comedians incl
Friday, Aug. 22Tequila Fest PDX[BOOZE] Portland will get its first huge-ass tequila festival, at the World Trade Center, where they hold all those readiness drills for FBI agents, with representation from 35 tequila companies. Music by Cabo Wabo, Espolon and the Aquiles Latin Quartet. Should you like, there’s a $60 tequila dinner Aug. 20 that includes VIP passes. World...More
PLEASE BE SEATED: Fresh
from an expansion that added two new screens, Cinema 21 has begun
raising funds to install new seats in its main auditorium. The
88-year-old theater on Northwest 21st Ave