PURRFECT PLAN: Portland is racing to open North America’s first cat cafe.
Purringtons Cat Lounge would follow a model used in Paris and Tokyo,
where cafe patrons sip wine and pet resident kittie
WEDNESDAY MARCH 12
PEEP SHOW[BURLESQUE] Two years ago, drag queen
Artemis Chase went to live in a cabin on a hill-—literally. She left
behind Peep Show, that mix of drag, choice tastelessness a
Friday, March 7Independent Women [THEATER] Remember the halcyon days of Destiny’s Child? That trio’s 2000 album, Independent Women Part 1, was the launchpad for this show, which is also inspired by Rosie the Riveter. Expect a mashup of text, song and, presumably, bangin’ dance moves. Action/Adventure Theatre, 1050 SE Clinton St., More
CROWD CONTROL: Portland rapper Illmaculate stormed out of his own headlining show March 1 at the Blue Monk in Southeast Portland in protest over police presence at the gig.
Officers, including membe
WEDNESDAY MARCH 5
[MUSIC] While Explosions in the Sky
soundtracks fictional high-school football games, Russian Circles
rewrites the score for the apocalypse. Memorial, the fifth
Friday, Feb. 2812 O’Clock Boys [MOVIE: ONE NIGHT ONLY] Documentary filmmaker Lotfy Nathan apparently began creating 12 O’Clock Boys with one question in mind: Who are these gangs of kids barreling around Baltimore on dirt bikes?The short documentary follows 12-year-old Pug, a small kid with a big, cheeky mouth who dreams of riding with the “flock.” Pug’s moth...
LET THEM EAT CAKE: Sweet
Cakes by Melissa, the Gresham bakery that in February 2013 famously
refused to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple, recently wrote on
the bakery’s Facebook page t
WEDNESDAY FEB. 26
MOONFACE[MUSIC] Ever since Wolf Parade went on
“indefinite hiatus,” Spencer Krug has focused his energy as Moonface,
releasing meandering organ-plus-drum machine dirges and