Live Review: PRhyme at Hawthorne Theater, 3/8


For many artists, a Sunday night show is a death sentence. But for DJ Premier, arguably hip-hop’s most influential producer, selling out a venue on a school night is an effortless feat.  On March 8, the Hawthorne Theatre filled with hip-hop heads—not Twitter-versed teens in bucket hats and joggers, but real heads, who chatter about Mystikal in between acts and chant “R.I.P. ...   More
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 MATTHEW SCHONFELD

Live Review: EJ's Reunion at Hawthorne Theater, Jan. 9-10

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By almost every accounting, last weekend's 20th anniversary of late and sorely lamented foundational Eastside rock-house EJ's succeeded thrillingly. Reunited bands outshone our brightest memories, persevering veteran acts proved they hadn't lost a step over the decades, and the halls of the Hawthorne Theater filled with such nonstop outpourings of warm remembrance that bouncers worried the group-hugs ...   More
Friday, January 16, 2015 JAY HORTON

Mic Check: Chino Moreno

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Unlike his past projects, Chino Moreno’s Crosses (stylized as †††) is more rooted in electronica and New Wave than anything that might be described as “rock ’n’ roll”—a potential   More
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 CAT JONES

Live Review: Ghost at Hawthorne Theater, 1/31

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It must've been the divine influence of the Dark Lord himself that mysterious Swedish “Satanic” metal band Ghost would play Portland the same night the Hollywood Theater screened a rare 35mm print of Dario Argento's hallucinogenic horror masterpiece Suspiria. Seriously, the pairing is much too perfect to chalk up to coincidence. Arriving at the Hawthorne Theater with the film's famously spooky ...   More
Thursday, February 2, 2012 MATTHEW SINGER


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