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Headout: RUDN Behavior

Funny improvisational comedy game you probably not like.

“Do not go to this performance,” Vladimir, an East Portland greengrocer, advises me. “You will not like the jokes.” I’ve lived in Russia and heard jokes like the ones RUDN, a winning team    More
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 MITCH LILLIE

Headout: Getting Juggy With It

Grab an old bottle and start blowing.

Orange juice cartons, cherry-cola bottles and a wine jug litter the tables in Arlo Leach’s attic music room. He’s neither a lush nor a hoarder: He’s a jugger. According to Leach, there a   More
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 ENID SPITZ

Headout: Walton on Walton

The former Blazer holds forth on the Jersey sculptor.

Art fans, this is truly a magnanimous moment in the history of modern civilization. Not since Gutenberg first threw down the word of the Big Man upstairs has the printed letter held quite such e   More
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Headout: Other Americans

The Latin world’s answer to popular gringo entertainers.

Who’s the Salvadoran Hulk Hogan? With a group of eight Latino comedians from Portland and California getting our attention with a show called Atención Gringo, we got curious enough to ask. So w   More
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Headout: Top Trotters

Scouting reports for five honorary Harlem Globetrotters.

What’s harder than beating the Harlem Globetrotters? Becoming an honorary Harlem Globetrotter. In the organization’s 86-year history, only eight nonplayers have been named to the team, and o   More
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Headout: The River City Tavern Trot

A page from a 1902 edition of Willamette Week, reprinted in honor of the 111th anniversary of Kelly’s Olympian.

GO: Kelly’s Olympian plans to host an anniversary party Friday and Saturday, Feb. 15-16, 2013. 426 SW Washington St., 228-3669   More
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Headout: Milkism

A new Portland art show features landscapes made of breakfast cereal. We asked the artist to make a companion piece out of dairy products.

Headout Picks WEDNESDAY FEB. 6 SOUNDGARDEN[MUSIC] Grab that crusty   More
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Headout: News Ratings

Ranking the “Weekend Update” anchors.

1. Norm Macdonald (1994-97) He turned the Saturday Night Live news desk into his own absurdist playground, brilliantly mocking not so much the news as “Weekend Update” itself. Frank Stallone    More
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Headout: Unpopular Moments in White Hip-Hop

America is more tolerant than it used to be. Case in point: Aesop Rock. These days, he packs clubs with his dense, cerebral rhymes—at least when he’s not canceling shows because of broken ribs   More
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Headout: Swing Your Partner

It’s hip to be square.

The first lesson I learn at Village Ballroom’s weekly square dance is that punctuality matters: My friends and I arrive 20 minutes late, and we are immediately circled by gray-haired cowboy type   More
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 REBECCA JACOBSON
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