Perhaps Love Is, In Fact, A Victory March

Leonard Cohen takes one more lap. I saw Leonard Cohen two years ago in Baltimore, at what I thought would be my last opportunity. He played in an outside pavilion in a miserable cold rain, but onstage he radiated all the warmth of the center of the Earth. He took his hat off after every song and embraced the applause like a man who would never hear another clap again. What Leonard Cohen seems to ...   More
Wednesday, December 8, 2010 Nick Jaina

What We Learned From the Fancy Rat Show

We didn't know, exactly, what we'd get from John Isaacson (the scribe behind LocalCut's weekly Feedback comics show review column) when we sent him to the "Come Fall For Rats" Fancy Rat Show at the Washington County Fairgrounds on Saturday, Nov. 6. We only knew that the show itself, put on by RatsPacNW, sounded kind of awesome and adorable, and that there would be an award for "kissiest rat." From ...   More
Monday, November 15, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

MusicfestNW Adds...Smashing Pumpkins? Is This a Typo?

I was told we couldn't say anything until now, but The Smashing Pumpkins play Saturday, Sept. 11 at the Wonder Ballroom for MFNW (with opener Bad City). Yup, that Smashing Pumpkins. Well, not the band in the Simpsons pic, exactly—Remember, the Pumpkins currently feature Billy Corgan, 20-year-old Beaverton drummer Mike Byrne (perspective: the band began two years before his birth) and...well, ...   More
Tuesday, August 10, 2010 CASEY JARMAN

Mellow Yellow

Described as both "bedwetters" and the saviors of British music, one thing is sure. They are cute and like hello kitty.

Music Stories
It's not every year the British music press has a new movement come along. It's actually about twice a year. The end of 2000 saw what has been dubbed the New ...   More
Tuesday, February 6, 2001 Jamie S. Rich

Q&A--Craig Rosebraugh

Radical Mouthpiece

News Stories
Three years ago, even as the most visible protestor in Portland, Craig Rosebraugh had trouble getting much attention for his anti-capitalist and animal-rights causes (see "Saving the World One Cat at ...   More
Wednesday, January 24, 2001 PHILIP DAWDY


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