Portland is America’s best bike city. Why does anyone here drive?
Portland is hell on four wheels.
Our roads are clogged
with a noxious blend of light-footed Prius drivers, manic transplants
in Volvos and frustrated guys in F-150s who seem convinced their ball
Indie, artisan wineries from the West Coast—the Willamette to Napa valleys—rush Portland with their rare and hard-to-find bottles of pinot noir to primitivo. Taste unknown vintages alongside bites from local chefs. Leftbank Annex, 101 N Weidler St. 5:30-8:30 pm. $75. 21+.
HOOK US UP: Finally, the Portland trend that makes the most sense of any Portland trend, ever, is spreading: On April 4 at 5 pm, Green Castle Food Court (1930 NE Everett St.) gets its first hookah car
THURSDAY APRIL 4
PAUL TAYLOR DANCE COMPANY[DANCE] Paul Taylor is one of the most
lauded and influential modern American choreographers, and tonight White
Bird presents three works that mix classi
LITERARY CONTROVERSY FESTERS: A fundraiser featuring JT LeRoy
to benefit the youth charity P:ear at Disjecta on Thursday, March 28,
promises the odd spectacle of an author who famously posed for 1
Find an Easter egg in a Willamette Week box and win a prize.
Peep this: Easter is a bummer for grown-ups. It’s all ham and shoeshines, not chocolate bunnies and plastic grass.
And no adult egg hunts. Well, until now. We hid a dozen plastic eggs in blue Will
THURSDAY MARCH 28
[MUSIC] With its
search-engine-confounding name and notoriously unclassifiable music,
this Florida quartet is a hard sell. And yet, after building a cult
[COMEDY] Does it get more vulgar than Bob Saget? Probably. But when the jokes are coming from a man who made his name in a family sitcom, it’s just that much raunchier. Helium Comedy Club, 1510 SE 9th Ave., 888-643- 8669. 8 pm Thursday, 7:30 pm and 10 pm Friday-Saturday, March 21-23. ...