On the eve of the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, here are hacky lines that should be banned.
Have you heard the one about the beards?
In the seven years since it was established, the
Bridgetown Comedy Festival has swelled into one of Portland’s best
annual events. It’s a boozy four-d
Last November, WW polled the local comedy community to determine this city’s top five comedians. Here are their weekend recommendations.
Amy Miller: See Jesse Elias!
Not that Jesse needs my help to convince people he’s a genius, but I
think Jesse’s a genius. We started around the same time in San
Francisco, and he was one of
EL MUNDO DIABLO: Johnny “Diablo” Zukle looks to be building a naked vegan empire in Portland. Not only is he planning to finally open the controversial second location of vegan strip club Casa Dia
THURSDAY MAY 8
BRIDGETOWN COMEDY FESTIVAL
[COMEDY] The city’s biggest comedy event
of the year. National up-and-comers try to tell Portlanders beard jokes
we haven’t heard (see page 22) as l
Friday, May 2 Blazers![BLAZERS] Blazers! Moda Center. 7:30 pm.
Cappella Romana, Third Angle New Music [ENVIRO ORATORIO] If those Earth Day vibes are already fading, re-experience respect for the natural world in Oregon composer Robert Kyr’s powerful A Time for Life. Better known for its performances of centuries-old music, Capp...
ONE MORE GAME:
Hollywood Bowl has received a stay of execution. The 52-year-old
Northeast Portland bowling alley was set to close its doors for good in
mid-May but will now stay open until June
WEDNESDAY APRIL 30
THEE SILVER MT. ZION MEMORIAL ORCHESTRA
[MUSIC] Fuck Off Get Free We Pour Light on Everything,
the latest album from this ever-evolving Godspeed You! Black Emperor