EXPOSE YOURSELF: The Oregon Music Hall of Fame has announced its 2013 inductees. The artists include ’80s hardcore punks Poison Idea, beloved ’90s indie-rockers Hazel, blues guitarist Kelly Joe Ph
WEDNESDAY JULY 24
OREGON BREWERS FESTIVAL
[BEER] The state’s signature keg party
starts on Wednesday this year. Look for pFreim’s wit, Surly’s OverRated!
West Coast IPA, Oakshire’s 26 an
[THEATER] The best thing about Lakewood Theatre Company’s production of Greater Tuna isn’t the fact that just two actors successfully play a combined 21 different characters (22 if you count an invisible dog). Nor is the best thing the script’s biting wit, every intentionally mispronounced word delivered perfectly by both m...
OUT OF WHISKEY: A popular Portland DJ has lost his regular gig after using racially charged imagery to promote the event online. Last week, Nathaniel
Knows, host of a weekly dubstep night at the Whi
WEDNESDAY JULY 17
ASCENDING THE GIANTS
[TALL TREE TALES] Two guys who make a
living climbing and measuring gigantic trees show film of themselves
climbing and measuring gigantic trees. They’re
Orgone, Perk!, DJ Steven Vaughn
[FUNK] For Los Angeles funkateers Orgone, being a solid backing band has always meant vocals are optional. The band’s soulful discography combines the best elements of ’70s funk, acid jazz, Afrobeat and rock, harnessing buzzing synths and tight horns alongside Mothershipinfused licks that not only beguile b...
Previously, PDX’s only connection to beloved burger chains was as a
conduit between California immigrants and animal-style In-N-Out burgers.
But the Port of Portland has announ
WEDNESDAY JULY 10
[GARAGE ROCK] The reunion of these
Memphis garage heroes seemed inevitable, given that members of the band,
which broke up in 1998, haven’t spent much time aw