Scoop: Shaky Hands to Reunite For One Night

Gossip without topless Kate photos. Sorry.


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HUGS AND KISSES: “This is so much better than SXSW.” Scoop must have heard this at least a dozen times during last weekend’s new arts and technology festival, XOXO. Indeed, while the Kicksta   More
 
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 WW Culture Staff

The Life of Obo Addy

Brett Campbell remembers the African music legend

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Obo Addy was a master drummer in one of the world’s most greatest musical traditions. He was a talented composer and a pioneer in the rise of Afropop. But he was even more important in the Pacific Northwest as a kind of Johnny Appleseed for African music. Addy, who died Sept. 13 at age 76 after a five-year battle with liver cancer, was born into a large musical family (he had 54 siblings) in Accra, ...   More
 
Monday, September 17, 2012 BRETT CAMPBELL

CORRECTION: Wrong photo of Obo Addy in our print edition

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In this week's edition of Willamette Week, we reported that legendary African percussionist and longtime Portland resident Obo Addy—who passed away yesterday at age 76—was in the final stages of a protracted battle with liver cancer. Regrettably, in the paper's print edition, we published a photo incorrectly labeled as Obo Addy. It was, in fact, a photo of Addy's newphew, O.B. Ahmed Addy. It is ...   More
 
Friday, September 14, 2012 WW Staff

Obo Addy Has Passed Away

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Award-winning Ghanaian percussionist Obo Addy, a longtime member of the Portland music community, has died. He was 76 years old. As Willamette Week reported this week, Addy, who moved to Portland in 1976 and established the non-profit Obo Addy Legacy Project, was in the final throes of a long battle with liver cancer. He passed away today at 4 pm surrounded by family and friends.A public memorial is ...   More
 
Thursday, September 13, 2012 MATTHEW SINGER

Scoop: When Comic Cons Collide

Gossip that rules the road.


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WIZARD WAR: The first Rose City Comic-Con was held last weekend, aiming to become a mainstream comics and pop-culture convention à la San Diego Comic-Con or Seattle’s Emerald City Comic-Con.    More
 
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 WW Culture Staff

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