The Canna-Gift Guide

Willie Weed
Santa has been preparing his sleigh all year, but it’s quite possible some Willie Weed readers forgot about Christmas shopping until right about—shit. For what is surely the last gift guide    More
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 Mary Romano

Portland's 2014 Holiday Events

pioneer square tree

LightsPioneer Square Tree Lighting Ceremony The festivities leading up to the lighting of the 75-foot tree will include a singalong with members of Pink Martini and Thomas Lauderdale and music by the 234th Army Band. Pioneer Courthouse Square. 5:30 pm Nov. 28.Lights at Maddax Wood If a single Christmas tree isn’t enough to satisfy your holiday desire for illuminated trees, Maddax Wood lights up a ...   More
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 WW Culture Staff

The 3rd Floor’s War on Christmas

Losing battle.

For a few moments after the introductory dance barrage, right when one of Portland’s oldest comedy troupes settles down for a looooong winter’s slapstick, The 3rd Floor’s War on Christmas feel   More
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 JAY HORTON

Willamette Weekend: 20 Things to Do and See in Portland, Nov. 21-23


Friday, Nov. 21 Timothy Scott Dalbow [ART] Timothy Scott Dalbow is one of the most dedicated and talented painters in the Northwest. If your memory stretches back to the days of now-defunct galleries Haze and New American Art Union, you’ll recall Dalbow’s scrumptious, compositionally sophisticated oil paintings, which have also been exhibited in group shows at spaces such as Laura Russo ...   More
Friday, November 21, 2014 WW Culture Staff

AP Film Studies: Santa’s Last Stand

Papa Noël and his cronies take over the Clinton Street.

Movie Reviews & Stories
Despite what your neighbors who refuse to take down their saggy inflatable reindeer might say, Christmas isn’t over until the jolly fat man says so. And, unfortunately for your lazy-ass neighb   More
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 AP KRYZA

From the Elbow: Off the Christmas List

The Blazers were once a Christmas Day team, and are fighting to prove they belong there once again

from the elbow

The NBA gets three chances every season to sell its product to everyday, run-of-the-mill sports fans, the fans who are unlike those who live in an NBA city and start following professional basketball from the minute the NBA Draft starts to the second the NBA Finals end. The first time is Opening Night, which has now been expanded to Opening Week, which features a measured roll out of ...   More
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 MIKE ACKER

How to Eat and Drink in Portland, Dec. 18-24

Pretty much checked out for the holidays edition.


Food & Drink
[Image from Trinket. Review here.]Thursday, Dec. 19 Din Din Craft Fair Following suit with luxury stores that have a champagne flute at the ready every time they catch a lingering whiff of Chanel No. 5, Courtney Sproule’s Din Din is hosting a craft fair with snacks and wine and cocktails. So you’re appropriately buttered up with (potentially) hot buttered drinks while you’re sifting through ...   More
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Christmas Tree

Where should you get your dose of holiday theater?

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 REBECCA JACOBSON

Christmas on Broadway (Broadway Rose)

Like an eggnog enema.

Christmas is a divisive holiday. There are those who decorate their lawns in November and revel in each tinsel-strewn moment with the slack-jawed grin and open wallet of a Midwesterner at Disney   More
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 PENELOPE BASS


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