BREAK A LEG: There was a scary moment during Saturday night’s production of Fiddler on the Roof when an actress toppled off a 5-foot rig, prompting a trip to the hospital
and momentarily stallin
THURSDAY OCT. 31
WAR OF THE WORLDS[LIVE RADIO] Seventy-five years ago,
Orson Welles freaked out the United States (and even Canada!) by
broadcasting a series of news bulletins about a Martian inv
SLANTED AND DISENCHANTED: Portland dance-rock group the Slants’ four-year battle with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is moving to federal court.
In 2009, the USPTO rejected the band’s at
WEDNESDAY OCT. 23
SYDNEY DANCE COMPANY
[DANCE] In 2 One Another, a
flashing LED light show backs Australia’s leader in contemporary dance.
The piece has won choreography and performance awar
Restaurants from the 2012 Restaurant Guide That Aren’t in this Year’s Guide
Portland's restaurant scene is increasingly dynamic. This is a good thing. The past year has seen lot of new restaurants open, lots of chefs switching kitchens and, yes, plenty of good restaurants closing so the people behind them can move on to other things. In the interest of transparency, for the first time this year we’re providing a complete list of the restaurants we removed from this ...More
TOTALLY JACKED: Oregon
officially makes the nation’s best IPA. At least according to judges at
the Great American Beer Festival in Denver, who named Barley Brown’s Pallet Jack tops out of 25
WEDNESDAY OCT. 16
SATYRICON: MADNESS & GLORY
[MOVIES] For 27 years, Satyricon was
Portland’s answer to CBGB, a magical shithole that nurtured the city’s
freaks and weirdos, not to mentio
Dave Douglas Quintet [JAZZ GENIUS] Having just turned 50, the peerless New York-based trumpeter-composer-bandleaderteacher-impresario Dave Douglas belongs in the first sentence of any discussion regarding the greatest jazzmen of his generation. From his work with John Zorn, Joe Lovano, his brass quintet that scorched the 2010 Portland Jazz Fes...