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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

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

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

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

Top Portland Event Picks, October 15 - October 21


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WEDNESDAY OCT. 15 ALL JANE NO DICK [COMEDY] The all-lady comedy festival has secured another powerful lineup, anchored by headliner Kate Berlant, whose digressive, improvisational style tends mo   More
 
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: But Is It Maybe Cisist?


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ROCKS OFF: Another hip-hop show in Portland was shut down early last weekend, though police had nothing to do with it. Management at Alhambra Theatre pulled the plug on Sir Michael Rocks on Oc   More
 
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Willamette Weekend: 15 Things to Do and See in Portland, October 10-12

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Friday, Oct. 10


Shane Torres and Friends 
[COMEDY] It’s a sad day for local comedy: Standup stalwart Shane Torres is off to New York. He’s one of Portland’s hardest-working comics, bringing a disarmingly casual style to jokes about plasma centers and getting fired from Kinko’s. He’ll be joined by lots of other talented locals. Bring tissues.    More
 
Friday, October 10, 2014 by WW Culture Staff
 

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