City Auditor's Office Releases Its Investigation Into Portland Police's Treatment of Hip-Hop Shows

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The city's Independent Police Review has released its investigation of the Portland Police Bureau's handling of local hip-hop shows—and finds that city regulators, police officers and state liquor officials don't have a "unified policy" in dealing with concerts.  The review was sparked by a March incident where Portland-based rapper Illmaculate stormed out of his own show at the Blue Monk ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 MATTHEW SINGER

Stream The Week

A guide and playlist to the week's best concerts, Nov. 12-18

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Want to see some live music? Below, you'll find our picks for the best concerts coming through Portland this week, along with a Spotify playlist of representative songs from each artist. WEDNESDAY, NOV. 12 Mariachi El Bronx, Tijuana Panthers, Pounded by the Surf  [HARDCORE MARIACHI] The Bronx is more than just an average, long-running punk band from L.A. In addition to releasing four ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 WW MUSIC STAFF

Video Roundup: Lovers! Goose & Fox! Just Lions! Jake Kost!

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Hey, haven't done one of these in a while. Let's just jump in, then, shall we? Lovers, "Tiger Square" The first official video off A Friend in the World, the seventh album from Carolyn Berk's electro-pop group, features no tigers (nor any water fowl timed to the lyric "the goose with the truth is loose," which feels like a terribly missed opportunity), but between shots of the band wandering ...   More
 
Thursday, November 7, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

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