WEDNESDAY DEC. 4
HOLIDAY ALE FEST
[BEER] A quarter past noon, the Grinch
paused then put his hand to his ear. And, through the streets of
Portland, a sound he did hear. It started in low, then
Friday, Nov. 29Bridgetown Sextet, Phil Favorite [RETRO JAZZ] As long as we’re entering the season of honoring traditions, how about celebrating the stomping, vintage jazz that was America’s first great contribution...
looks like the dirty-drawered people of Portland are finally getting a
drunken laundromat. As reported last week at wweek.com, owner Morgan
Gary has applied for a liquor license
WEDNESDAY NOV. 27
NORFOLK & WESTERN[MUSIC] It’s been four years since
anyone’s heard from this much-beloved Portland indie-folk institution.
The band never officially broke up, and no one
KICK AND SICK: Chelsea Cain’s new book series, set in Portland, hasn’t hit shelves yet, but it’s already been slated for development by NBC. The website Deadline.com reports that One Kick, a thr
THURSDAY NOV. 21
THE NATASHA PLAYS[THEATER] Boom Arts, which presents some
of the more thought-provoking theater programming in town, stages two
short plays by 26-year-old Russian playwright Yaro
Friday, Nov. 15
Cheap Pizza[PIZZA] For its fourth birthday, Pyro Pizza is serving up $4 pizzas all weekend. We admire the pricing technique—it’s the same one used by our grandmother to determine how much birthday money we got—because it nets us a $10 wood-fired puttanesca for less than half that, at 2 am, in case we’re wandering around bleary-eyed. But we worry about the f...
OLD FRUIT: Fruit Bats, the Portland-via-Chicago indie-folk band, is calling it quits.
Like, right now. On Nov. 11, frontman Eric D. Johnson told the online
magazine Paste that the band would end i