Willamette Weekend: 13 Things To Do In Portland, Aug. 15-17


Friday, Aug. 15 Bad Movie Nite [MOVIES] Film nerd Scott Hammond spent his early years bathing in the glow of late-night TV. Watered-down sex, violence and schlock bombarded his young brain while Mom, sleeping nearby, remained oblivious to such basic-cable titillation. Now 32 and perfectly capable of renting films like Chopping Mall and Frankenhooker without getting grounded, Hammond dedicates ...   More
Friday, August 15, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Willamette Weekend: 10 Things to Do in Portland, July 12-14


Friday, July 12 Orgone, Perk!, DJ Steven Vaughn [FUNK] For Los Angeles funkateers Orgone, being a solid backing band has always meant vocals are optional. The band’s soulful discography combines the best elements of ’70s funk, acid jazz, Afrobeat and rock, harnessing buzzing synths and tight horns alongside Mothershipinfused licks that not only beguile but demand listeners take to ...   More
Friday, July 12, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Willamette Weekend: 15 Things to Do in Portland, July 5-7


Friday, July 5 Waterfront Blues Festival [BLUES] With $10 and some canned food you can listen to dozens of bands that sound like Canned Heat. Except on Sunday, when $50 buys you a view of the back of some dude's head and the chance to hear what's still left of Robert Plant's voice. Which is to say, go Friday or Saturday. Gov. Tom McCall Waterfront Park, Southwest Naito Parkway between Harrison ...   More
Friday, July 5, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Willamette Weekend: 15 Things to Do and See in Portland, March 8-10


Friday, March 8 Go OutsideIt's nice out. Big Beer Fest [BEER] Strong beers, up to 13 percent alcohol, including a long list of barleywine and stouts from Lucky Lab and other local brewers. Lucky Labrador Brew Pub, 915 SE Hawthorne Blvd., 236-3555. Noon Friday-Saturday, March 8-9. $9, $1.50 additional tickets. 21+. Black 'n' Blue [MUSIC] Portland’s answer to Anvil has yet to experience its ...   More
Friday, March 8, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Willamette Weekend

13 Things to Do in Portland, Dec. 21-23


FRIDAY, DEC. 21 A Very Joan Crawford Christmas[THEATER] If you want to avoid all the overwrought Christmas offerings this holiday season but still want to see some theater, you should see A Very Joan Crawford Christmas. The show actually has very little to do with Christmas; the holiday only serves as an excuse for Joan Crawford to break the fourth wall and invite the audience into her apartment. ...   More
Friday, December 21, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Willamette Weekend

16 things to do in Portland, Dec. 14-16


Friday, Dec. 14 Arms and the Man [THEATER] Northwest Classical Theatre Company stages George Bernard Shaw’s frenzied farce about a young woman who tries to climb society’s metaphorical ladders and a man who climbs into her actual window. Shoe Box Theater, 2110 SE 10th Ave., 971-244-3740. 7:30 pm. $18-$20. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey[FILM] It's freaking everywhere! Your mom's ...   More
Friday, December 14, 2012 WW Culture Staff


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