OUT OF WHISKEY: A popular Portland DJ has lost his regular gig after using racially charged imagery to promote the event online. Last week, Nathaniel
Knows, host of a weekly dubstep night at the Whi
WEDNESDAY JULY 17
ASCENDING THE GIANTS
[TALL TREE TALES] Two guys who make a
living climbing and measuring gigantic trees show film of themselves
climbing and measuring gigantic trees. They’re
Orgone, Perk!, DJ Steven Vaughn
[FUNK] For Los Angeles funkateers Orgone, being a solid backing band has always meant vocals are optional. The band’s soulful discography combines the best elements of ’70s funk, acid jazz, Afrobeat and rock, harnessing buzzing synths and tight horns alongside Mothershipinfused licks that not only beguile b...
Previously, PDX’s only connection to beloved burger chains was as a
conduit between California immigrants and animal-style In-N-Out burgers.
But the Port of Portland has announ
WEDNESDAY JULY 10
[GARAGE ROCK] The reunion of these
Memphis garage heroes seemed inevitable, given that members of the band,
which broke up in 1998, haven’t spent much time aw
Waterfront Blues Festival
[BLUES] With $10 and some canned food you can listen to dozens of bands that sound like Canned Heat. Except on Sunday, when $50 buys you a view of the back of some dude's head and the chance to hear what's still left of Robert Plant's voice. Which is to say, go Friday or Saturday. Gov. Tom McCall Waterfront Park, Southwest ...More
In which WW follows up on every single dang thing in Chuck Palahniuk's book.
Arts & Books
The last chapter of Chuck Palahniuk's 2003 Portland guide Fugitives and Refugees begins like this: “The trouble with the fringe is, it does tend to unravel. By the time you read this, small parts of it will already be obsolete. People don't live forever. Even places disappear.”
A decade later, we wanted to kno...