Details of New Music Venue at Washington High School Released

True West and Mississippi Studios partner on state-of-the-art 850-seat theater called Revolution Hall, scheduled to open in 2015.

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Music
Back in July, rumors circulated that the redevelopment of George Washington High School in Southeast Portland would include converting the school's auditorium into a live music venue. That has now been confirmed: An 850-seat event space, dubbed Revolution Hall, is tentatively slated to open on the site of the long-shuttered Buckman neighborhood campus in February 2015. In essence, the Rev (that's ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 MATTHEW SINGER

Slabtown Rising?

A week after it closed for good, owner Doug Rogers says he will attempt to reopen the Northwest Portland rock club.

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Though it had nothing to do with Portland, the episode of AMC's megahit zombie drama The Walking Dead that aired the day after Slabtown's supposed last show ever was titled “Slabtown.” Now, little over a week later, it appears the much-lamented Northwest Portland rock club itself might be rising from the grave—emphasis on "might." Although Slabtown closed its doors permanently on Nov. 2, ...   More
 
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 MATTHEW SINGER

The Knock Back: Knocking Around


Bar Reviews
There are two types of Alberta Street bars: sticky-floored dives and whatever’s around the corner from your house. For all its gentrified, au courant hipness, the area still lacks an anchoring   More
 
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

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