PORE OVER THE PLAN: Because making pour-over coffee is a pain, someone in Portland is handcrafting $480 coffeemakers that basically automate the Chemex. Clive Coffee founder Mark Hellweg
WEDNESDAY AUG. 28
TRANSPORTATION TRIVIA NIGHT
[WONKY TRIVIA] How many miles of
streetcar tracks does Portland have? What about the number of Car2Go
vehicles? And just how well do you know your s
Everest, the Breaking, Aaron Lee Tasjan
[MUSIC] Despite promising chops, Everest hasn’t quite been able to make the big leap to widespread acclaim. The super-quintet, comprising members from Earlimart, Slydell, Sebadoh and Folk Implosion, have the stylizing of My Morning Jacket and Wilco: a band that twists comfortably between psych rock, ...
WILD IN PORTLAND: The movie adaptation of Wild, Cheryl Strayed’s memoir about hiking part of the Pacific Crest Trail, will be filmed in Oregon, a source confirmed to WW. Oscar-winner Reese Witherspo
WEDNESDAY AUG. 21
[MUSIC] Serving as an effective
encapsulation of some of the best ideas coming out of L.A.’s underground
punk scene in the past five years, this basement-dwelling duo
[THEATER] To Austin, fresh toast smells like salvation. “I love the smell of toast,” says the fussy, Ivy League-pedigreed, aspiring Hollywood screenwriter. “And the sun’s coming up. It makes me feel like anything’s possible. Ya know?” Playwright Sam Shepard doesn’t. As redemptive as Austin finds the aroma—and the toast...
BOURN TO BE WILDER: Raquel Bournhonesque, co-director of Upstream Public Health—the lobbying group best known for its recent campaign to fluoridate Portland’s water—plans
to open an eatery dee