AMC needs to keep Mad Men alive. Why not a Portland-based reboot?
After seven critically acclaimed seasons, Mad Men
is meandering its way to a close this Sunday. There is little to say
about this show that hasn’t already been said. It’s an engaging look no
Three songs after the Kent State
shootings, a man unbuttons the front of his costume to expose a massive,
star-spangled phallus. Like the legendary 1970s-’90s Portland theater
The mayor’s office calls the Eastside Esplanade unsafe. Will Hales’ homeless policies make a difference?
James Noel has seen a lot of changes in his neighborhood,
which consists of a narrow sidewalk against a chain-link fence that runs
along Southeast Main Street, with the northbound ramp to Inters
This weekend, the Whiskeytown USA
festival will crowd with sulfur-breathed Beavertonites downing
half-ounce plastic shots of God-knows-what whiskey that’s probably
great. But Portland bars a
We asked past Funniest 5 comics to pick what’s best at this year’s Bridgetown.
Comedy and Variety
Nathan BrannonIMAGE: Inger Klekacz7 Minutes in Purgatory at Doug Fir Lounge, 7 pm Saturday. $20.
Ian Abramson created this show, where comedians do their
standup set in a soundproof room to
Feb. 25-March 2
Tart Fruit Fest
Cascade Brewing’s limited releases poured at the barrelhouse. cascadebrewingbarrelhouse.com.
Bands and brews. themaltball.com.
New sharing apps help you rent your driveway. Just don’t tell the city.
For two years, Steve Gutmann found a way
to make a little extra cash. His house sits in Southeast Portland’s
Richmond neighborhood, two blocks from Hawthorne Boulevard. He knows
parking is a
Elliott Smith’s story told by his Portland compatriots.
Movie Reviews & Stories
The title is wrong. It sounds like a soft-focus TV movie about an angel who dreams of being a runway model. But Heaven Adores You is the most complete, least icky attempt to date at telling the stor
Maybe Portland cyclists should be happy the city dawdled on bad bike-share schemes.
San Francisco—A 30-something man in an American-made
hoodie emerges from the Montgomery Street BART station. As his bleary
eyes adjust to the bright sunlight, he looks across the street to see