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

Win Tickets to Tomorrow Night's Low Holiday Show

Slowcore outfit Low is probably the last band you'd ever expect to record a Christmas song. Led by married couple Alan Sparhawk (guitar, whispered voice) and Mimi Parker (drums, whispered voice), the trio traffic in long, glacial songs that barely crawl past a healthy gallop. But despite the gravity of its recorded work, Low has a secret softer side that is revealed in concert, where it tends to cover ...   More
Friday, December 10, 2010 MICHAEL MANNHEIMER

Outbreak of Vintage Santas at bSIDE6 this Friday

Chris Willis really, really digs Santa Claus. In fact, the Southwest Portland artist is so taken with St. Nick he's collected 150 vintage light up effigies of the jolly old elf, specifically blow molds from Empire Plastics Corp., a "now defunct Tarboro, NC-based company that produced the joyful figures from 1968-1985." (He's also got a ton of snowmen, angels, reindeer and elves.) Bask in the electric ...   More
Thursday, December 9, 2010 KELLY CLARKE


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