SANDYS OF TIME: Majestically ruined, purple-painted dive bar Sandy Hut—nicknamed
the Handy Slut on its own T-shirts and underwear—is changing hands.
Owner John Berning says Club 21 owners Marc
WEDNESDAY MARCH 4
[BLUE-COLLAR POWER POP] Last year’s Famous Graves
was Cheap Girls’ fourth proper studio album, and it was another
hook-laden fuzz-fest. The Michigan trio self
NOTHING UNDER THE KILT:
Sherwood’s Two Kilts Brewing Company caused a stir earlier this month
when it decided against expanding into a 11,000-square-foot facility in
Hillsboro. Signs on the do
Friday, Feb. 20Kareem Abdul-Jabbar[BOOKS AND BASKETBALL] When Kareem Abdul-Jabbar retired from the NBA in 1989 at age 42, he had scored more points, won more MVP awards and played in more All-Star games than any other player. In addition to being one of the most accomplished basketball players of all time, Abdul-Jabbar also writes inspirational books. He will sign copies of the secon...
TILT IT DOWN: The third location of Tilt burgers has been hit with an eviction notice before it even opened.
A sign on the door of the new restaurant at the east end of the
Burnside Bridge include
WEDNESDAY FEB. 18
[VIRTUAL ART] Using computer algorithms
to create faux “brushstrokes,” artist Jeremy Rotsztain layers myriad
ribbons of color, which he distorts through d
Friday, Feb. 13How to End Poverty in 90 Minutes [THEATER] $10 of every ticket goes toward a $1,000 pile of money, and y’all gotta figure out how to spend it to save the world. What could be ass-numbing bleacher fare becomes a real and rare chance to think together. Portland Playhouse, 602 NE Prescott St., 488-5822, portlandplayhouse.org. 7:30 pm. $40 ($20 rush.)</...More
BUDGET WEED: Washington state’s largest recreational weed seller, Vancouver’s New Vansterdam, is aiming to match street prices with a new 10-for-$10 program.
“We understand the original intent
Ranking Portland Valentine's Day events, from hot to not.
Illustration by Annie SeoSir Mix-A-LotSongs about butts, sponsored by a weed store. Plus a band called Smoochknob. Is anything more romantic? Dante’s, 350 W Burnside St., 345-7892, 9 pm, $20, 21+.
WEDNESDAY FEB. 11
[CAMBODIA ROCKS] An L.A.-based group
trucking in Southeast Asia’s funky back catalog, Dengue Fever just
released its fifth album, The Deepest Lake, which, whil