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Alley 33 turns a road into a runway.

Portland fashion can be baffling—at least judging from the hodgepodge of hiking boots, cycling shorts and painstakingly planned thrifted ensembles you see sauntering down our city’s sidewalks. B   More
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 NATASHA GEILING


The wheels on these bikes go round and round.

For a city so fixated on bikes, Portland pays surprisingly little attention to bike racing. Maybe that’s because all Portland’s potential racers are, at present, using biking mainly as an altern   More
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 JONATHAN FROCHTZWAJG

Captain Beer Can Man

This Saturday is Portland’s first Cans Fest, which celebrates a handful of hops iconoclasts who prefer to store their beer in cans, from Missoula’s Big Sky Brewing to Central City Brewing in Su   More
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 KELLY CLARKE

Bleep Bloop Beep

OMSI wants you to get your game on.

This weekend OMSI presents the U.S. debut of Game On 2.0, the world’s biggest celebration of video games—a hands-on history of joystick-jerking, button-pumping 8-bit whizbang that runs the gamut f   More
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 WW Culture Staff

Happy Birthday, Bruce!

The top five things Bruce Campbell has fought.

Bruce Campbell is God. Well, a kind of god, anyway. To the average person, he is probably most recognizable from his Old Spice ads (or maybe his current role on USA’s Burn Notice, but to quote Azi   More
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 MATTHEW SINGER

Wizard’s Lament

Is the end nigh for Harry and the Potters?

 Headout Picks THURSDAY JUNE 16 [MOVIE] FERRIS BUELLER’S DAY OFF He’s shifty, deceitful, conniving, selfish—and 25 years later, Ferris Bueller remains the most charismatic teenager in ci   More
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 JONATHAN FROCHTZWAJG

Cider City, USA

How do you like them apples, Portland?

Portland may be the promised land when it comes to beer and kombucha, but there is one fermented beverage market in which we are lagging embarrassingly behind: cider. And we’re not talking that n   More
Wednesday, June 8, 2011 RUTH BROWN

Blind Tasting

The Blind Cafe challenges Portland to dine in darkness.

The Blind Cafe is an annual event raising awareness and funds for the Oral Hull Foundation for the Blind. Daring diners sit in complete darkness for over two hours, listening to live music, poetry an   More
Wednesday, June 1, 2011 WW Culture Staff

Hog Wild

The Multnomah County Fair brings home the bacon.

Hey, it’s the Multnomah County Fair! Did you know Multnomah County has a fair? Apparently it does! And among the pony rides, floral exhibits and talent competitions, the weekend will feature some   More
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 RUTH BROWN

Hey Jesus!

We are so looking forward to meeting you this Saturday!

We’ve seen the billboards, the sign trucks and the canvassers, so we know Harold Camping, the founder of Family Radio, has predicted you will return to Earth on May 21.    More
Wednesday, May 18, 2011 BEN WATERHOUSE, CASEY JARMAN

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