DOING WORK: The late street musician “Working” Kirk Reeves is being honored with a mural two years after his death.
The 10-by-30-foot portrait by Gwenn Seemel will be sponsored by the
WEDNESDAY JULY 16
[MUSIC] New Zealand, of all places, is
the world’s new pop-music hotbed. Coming on the heels of Lorde is kiwi
singer Karoline Tamati, aka Ladi6. Often compared to Ery
Friday, July 11Patricia Lockwood and Emily Kendal Frey [POMES] Well-known for her trans-genre style of poetry, such as her series of Twitter sexts and her prose poem “Rape Joke,” Patricia Lockwood’s new collection, Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexuals, poses deep, philosophical questions like, “Is America going down on Canada?” Joining her will be Portland p...
THURSDAY JULY 10
THINK AND DRINK
[LECTURE] Want the gummint outta your
personal bizness? Historian Stephanie Coontz and Adam Davis of Oregon
Humanities discuss the effects of state interventio
Thursday, July 3Lust & Marriage [THEATER] Yes, this is a solo show about coming to terms with polyamory. But it’s miraculously neither preachy nor squirm-inducing, thanks to performer Eleanor O’Brien. She’s vivacious and engaging, and she recounts memories—of acting out sex scenes as a child, of ill-fated college entanglements, of finding love on the Burning Man p...
ADOPT A TEAM: Winning teams press every advantage. And so it’s no surprise that the Oregon Humane Society—which arranges adoptions for 96 percent of the pets it receives, several times the nationa
WEDNESDAY JULY 2
[MOVIES] With its rampant pop-culture barbs, incessant silliness and casual racism, Airplane! laid the groundwork for the modern-day spoof. The difference between it and t