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Scoop: What Could Go Wrong At a Bar Called Twin Peaks?

CANNED: Two of Portland’s most iconic film directors, Gus Van Sant and Todd Haynes, premiered new films last week at the Cannes Film Festival, with highly varied results. The screening of Van Sant��   More
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Who Would Invade Texas?

LIGHTS OUT TONIGHT: Portland’s “graffiti mecca,” the burnt-out shell of Taylor Electric Supply Company at 240 SE Clay St., started demolition May 11. After the 1936 building burned down in   More
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: If You’re Down With P, You’re Down With Us.

THE NAMER GAME: The  saga of Portland band the Slants’ ongoing battle with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has taken yet another turn. For five years, the Asian-American dance-rock t   More
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: It’s Dock O’Clock, Portland.

CAKE SHAKE: Sweet Cakes by Melissa, the Gresham bakery forced from business after it refused to make a cake for a lesbian couple in 2013, is trying to raise money to pay its fines using the Christia   More
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Honestly, Almost Sick of Patio Beers.

NO SUSHI STRIP: Last month, Safari Showclub in Southeast Portland lost all of its exotic dancers (“It’s summer,” said the bar manager on duty. “I can’t make them come in.”) and renamed its   More
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Weed and Brews, Weed and Brews…

PANIC/DON’T PANIC: The future of Foster-Powell’s historic Bob White Theatre is in limbo after negotiations broke down between the property’s owner and the manager who hoped to rehab it. Mana   More
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: The Whiskey Runs, The Beer Chases.

DROP THE MIC: One of Portland’s most popular rappers is leaving town. Tope is relocating to Oakland, which he says will probably be a “launching pad” for an eventual move to a bigger music-i   More
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Boycotting Indiana Before It Was Cool.

CASA DOS: Johnny Zukle has finally put the sign up for his long-promised third vegan strip club, Casa Diablo II, on Southeast McLoughlin Boulevard, near discount strip steakhouses Acropolis and Bl   More
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 WW Culture Staff

Oregon City: The New Portland?

THE PORTLAND POETRY SLAM CURSE: Kickstand, the basement comedy space at Velo Cult bike shop and bar in Northeast Portland, has been shut down by the city, at least temporarily, after a visit by th   More
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Cooler Than a Cooler.

WORDS AND GUITAR: She’s on your television and in your headphones, and come this fall, she’ll be on your bookshelf. Carrie Brownstein’s memoir will be published Oct. 27. Taking its title from a    More
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 WW Culture Staff

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