Help PDX Pop Now! Celebrate Its New Compilation (Plus Exclusive AgesAndAges Track!)

Tonight is the night! It's time to get out of the rain and celebrate the coming of PDX Pop Now! season and the unofficial beginning of summer. Even though the three-day, free, all-ages festival doesn't start for another eight weeks (sad face), you can get a sneak peak tonight at Holocene, where the PPN! folks are unveiling the 2010 Compilation with a pretty terrific all-ages show featuring Best New ...   More
Thursday, June 3, 2010 MICHAEL MANNHEIMER

Old Town Block Party is This Saturday (Bonus: Another Leak from Lovers!)

Ah, the Old Town: Portland's melting-pot of vagrants, geeks, frat boys, strippers and rockers. Join them all this Saturday for the second annual Old Town Block Party, in that parking lot over the road from Backspace and Davis Street Tavern, for a day of eating, drinking and dancing for a good cause. Last year, over 3,000 people showed up to help re-erect the (heh) "Hung Far Low" sign. This year, ...   More
Thursday, August 26, 2010 RUTH BROWN

TBA 2010: Blanket Made Me Sleepy

In a sun-bathed, above-street storefront on Northwest 11th Avenue, poofy, bulbous forms hang from the ceiling, swinging gently, like horrid fruit. Simultaneously cuddly and grotesque, stitched from colorful scraps and sometimes penetrated by plush holes, they make me uneasy. I don't want to touch them, let alone dance through them. Blanket, the day's entertainment at PICA's TBA Festival, is ...   More
Sunday, September 12, 2010 BEN WATERHOUSE


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