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Headout Picks 4/23/14


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WEDNESDAY APRIL 23 NORM MACDONALD [COMEDY] Back in the ’90s, Norm MacDonald turned the Saturday Night Live news desk into his own absurdist playground, brilliantly mocking not so much the news as    More
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Willamette Weekend: 15 Things to Do in Portland This Weekend, April 18-20

Pot, Jesus and Alison Roper

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Friday, April 18 Kenji Bunch Retrospective [MODERN CLASSICAL] Violist Kenji Bunch, one of America’s finest emerging composers, moved back to his hometown last year. This all-Bunch show features a string quintet that embraces Appalachian fiddling and Texas swing and an amplified sextet inspired by everything from comic-book graphics to heavy metal. A   More
 
Friday, April 18, 2014 by WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Cuff the Rancher, Take the Cattle.


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SCHOOL’S OUT: Even Portland’s architecture is screwing with hip-hop shows now. On April 13, a concert by Schoolboy Q at the Crystal Ballroom ended about 20 minutes into the L.A. rapper’s headlin   More
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Headout Picks 4/16/14


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WEDNESDAY APRIL 16 DJ QUESTLOVE [MUSIC] Ain’t no party like a Questlove party ’cause at a Questlove party, you might learn something. The new Tonight Show bandleader is a walking music encyclope   More
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Willamette Weekend: 16 Things to Do and See in Portland, April 11-13

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Friday, April 11Lorrie MooreIt has been more than 15 years since Lorrie Moore released her best-selling collection of stories, Birds of America. Now in a slim volume of eight stories, Moore returns with Bark and proves that her love of language (as well as her dark sense of humor) is still fully intact. Powell’s City of Books<...   More
 
Friday, April 11, 2014 by WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Shakespeare Invented the Verb Gossip.


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BLUE OREGON: Vancouver comic-book publisher Bluewater Productions is headed south of the Columbia. The company—whose upcoming releases include comics based on Kurt Cobain, Tyler Perry and New    More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Headout Picks 4/9/14


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WEDNESDAY APRIL 9 FACTORY FLOOR [MUSIC] Cutting the harshness of industrial with a spatiality borrowed from minimalist techno, the music of this London three-piece isn’t cranked out so much as   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Street: Hey, It’s Still Raining

What Portland is wearing this week.

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Street is WW's weekly snapshots of Portland's sidewalk fashion. This week: More boots! More jackets! More umbrellas!

Photos by Katherine Dennis, Bethlayne Hansen and Colleen Sohn.
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Wednesday, April 2, 2014 by WW Culture Staff

Scoop: A Crystal Mystery For Our Dreamlets.


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FOUR ON THE FLOOR: As first reported on wweek.com, Quartet, the South Waterfront’s famously troubled fine-dining restaurant, shuttered March 26. “We have decided to close the restaurant after a    More
 
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Headout Picks 4/2/14


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WEDNESDAY APRIL 2 BATMAN ’66 RELEASE [COMIC BOOKS] Batman, most recently a (POW!) dark and troubled knight, is now again being portrayed (BIFF!) as the go-go-era Caped Crusader (BOOM!) made fa   More
 
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 WW Culture Staff
 

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