TONYA TIME: Get ready for lots and lots of Tonya. With the 20th anniversary of “the whack heard ’round the world” coinciding with next year’s Winter Olympics, infamous local gal Tonya Harding�
Beards and bacon both on Burnside. It’s the most Portlandy day ever!
GO: The third annual Bacon Cup is at Dante’s, 350 W Burnside St., on Saturday, Aug 3. 8 pm. $6 general admission, $12 VIP. 21+. The third annual (and final) West Coast Beard & Mustache
Wilder Schmaltz: Night Lands
[ARTS] In Wilder Schmaltz’s drawing Catalan, a sunken-eyed old man confronts the viewer as he stands before an eerie background of arched windows and lapping waves. It’s the strongest image in Schmaltz’s exhibition, Night Lands. In this and other single-figure portraits, Schmaltz’s sense of compositional dr...
EXPOSE YOURSELF: The Oregon Music Hall of Fame has announced its 2013 inductees. The artists include ’80s hardcore punks Poison Idea, beloved ’90s indie-rockers Hazel, blues guitarist Kelly Joe Ph
WEDNESDAY JULY 24
OREGON BREWERS FESTIVAL
[BEER] The state’s signature keg party
starts on Wednesday this year. Look for pFreim’s wit, Surly’s OverRated!
West Coast IPA, Oakshire’s 26 an
[THEATER] The best thing about Lakewood Theatre Company’s production of Greater Tuna isn’t the fact that just two actors successfully play a combined 21 different characters (22 if you count an invisible dog). Nor is the best thing the script’s biting wit, every intentionally mispronounced word delivered perfectly by both m...
OUT OF WHISKEY: A popular Portland DJ has lost his regular gig after using racially charged imagery to promote the event online. Last week, Nathaniel
Knows, host of a weekly dubstep night at the Whi
WEDNESDAY JULY 17
ASCENDING THE GIANTS
[TALL TREE TALES] Two guys who make a
living climbing and measuring gigantic trees show film of themselves
climbing and measuring gigantic trees. They’re