THURSDAY AUG. 7
HEIDI DUCKLER DANCE THEATRE
[DANCE] Los Angeles choreographer Heidi
Duckler has brought dancers to the halls of a former U.S. Customs
Service office and the ruins of a burned-d
Friday, Aug. 1Mt. Hood Jazz Festival [JAZZ] This year’s slimmed-down edition of the long-running Mt. Hood Jazz Festival kicks off with Friday night’s free round robin featuring four local combos, each at a different restaurant on Main Avenue in downtown Gresham. Saturday’s schedule begins around noon with a local all-star lineup featuring Javier Nero, John Nastos and ot...
SO LONG, SHANE: Comedian Shane Torres is decamping to New York City, as WW first reported last week. The Texas-born Torres—runner-up in WW’s
Funniest 5 and last year’s winner of Portland’s F
THURSDAY JULY 31
[MUSIC] Executing semi-danceable electronic dreamscapes live is difficult, but Tycho’s synth-laced, post-rock Miami Vice
soundtrack comes with an intense psychedelic vid
Friday, July 25Oregon Brewers Fest [BEER] The 27th annual installment of Oregon’s biggest, drunkest party. Here are our recommendations. Tom McCall Waterfront Park, main entrance at Southwest Oak Street and Naito Parkway, More
WEDNESDAY JULY 23
OREGON BREWERS FESTIVAL
[BEER] The state’s biggest kegger begins at noon. See preview here. Tom McCall Waterfront Park, oregonbrewfest.com. Through Sunday. Free admission, $7 t
Friday, July 18PDX Pop Now[MUSIC FESTIVAL] There’s no more efficient way to orient yourself with what’s going on right at this moment in Portland’s internationally exalted music scene. It’s free, it’s all-ages, and the 40-plus bands are all local. Audio Cinema, 226 SE Madison St. Free. All ages. See pdxpopnow.com for compl...