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Scoop: Cooler Than a Cooler.


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WORDS AND GUITAR: She’s on your television and in your headphones, and come this fall, she’ll be on your bookshelf. Carrie Brownstein’s memoir will be published Oct. 27. Taking its title from a    More
 
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 WW Culture Staff

A Whale of a Tale

The true story of Ethelbert, the brave little orca who swam to Portland.


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Click on image below for larger version:SOURCES: “Portland’s Ethelbert,” Time magazine, Nov. 9, 1931, and “The short, tragic history of whaling inside Portland city limits,” The Pendleton Re   More
 
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Open Letter To Republican Senators: STFU.


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CHOPSTICKS AROUND: Fervidly popular karaoke spot Chopsticks II will move, but it won’t die, says owner David Chow. As WW reported in November, the East Burnside Street bar’s lease will not be rene   More
 
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 WW Culture Staff

Top Portland Event Picks, March 11 - March 17


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THURSDAY MARCH 12 JULIANA HATFIELD THREE [INDIE POP] It’s been a couple of decades since the Juliana Hatfield Three’s highly influential Become What You Are became a lodestar for a generation    More
 
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Lifetime Ban James Harden.


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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   More
 
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 WW Culture Staff

Top Portland Event Picks, March 4 - March 10


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WEDNESDAY MARCH 4 CHEAP GIRLS [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   More
 
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: I Like You, But You’re Crazy.


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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   More
 
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 WW Culture Staff

Willamette Weekend: 18 Things to Do and See in Portland, Feb. 20-22

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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...   More
 
Friday, February 20, 2015 by WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Rockin’ the Suburbs This Week.


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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   More
 
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 WW Culture Staff

Top Portland Event Picks, February 18 - February 24


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WEDNESDAY FEB. 18 ELECTRIC FIELDS [VIRTUAL ART] Using computer algorithms to create faux “brushstrokes,” artist Jeremy Rotsztain layers myriad ribbons of color, which he distorts through d   More
 
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 WW Culture Staff
 

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